July 8: Nonprofit July

Calling our Non-profit members. We’re switching it up for the month of July. We want to spotlight our nonprofit members. We will have a series of short nonprofit member spotlights showcasing our community of those who pour their hearts into our city for the good of others. The first 15 nonprofits will get 3 minutes each to tell us why they do the work they do. So my nonprofit friends, submit your organization TODAY. Email NKBPA.info@gmail.com if you are interested in participating. YOU MUST BE AN NKBPA MEMBER.

Come learn about what they are doing and see if there is a place our members would like to get involved.

The meeting location is to be determined, but we will notify everyone as soon as we have that location.

Non-profits please arrive at 7:45am on JULY 8. The meeting will adjourn at 9am. SO NO GOING OVER YOUR 3-MINUTE TIME SLOT.

We are also looking for a breakfast sponsor this month. If you want to sponsor email Ethan Kirk ekirk@emeraldyouth.org.

Bart McFadden of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley on April 8th

Join us at our monthly membership meeting to learn more about the work of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Our Speaker will be president and CEO of the club, Bart McFadden. McFadden has a long history of service to youth through Boys & Girls Clubs and other organizations and is a club alumnus, having attended Boys & Girls Clubs in Johnson City, Tennessee, as a child. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in sports management from East Tennessee State University.

Bart McFadden

Bart McFadden

  • When: April 8th
  • Time: Networking and breakfast 7:45 am, meeting begins at 8, adjourns at 9 am
  • Where: 957 Irwin Street, Knoxville, TN 37917

To learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley, visit https://bgctnv.org/.

Meeting Schedule for 2022

Mark your calendars for this year’s meetings. Join us on the 2nd Friday, of every month at 8am.

Here are the dates to add to your calendar:

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 11
  • December 9

Locations and upcoming speakers to be determined. We hope you can join us.

ESPN’s Chris Low speaks at March 8th meeting

Enter at the back door of Emerald Youth Foundation

We hope to see you on March 8th at 7:45 am to hear ESPN.com’s Chris Low. The meeting will be at Emerald Youth Foundation at 1718 N. Central St. Knoxville.

Low joined ESPN.com in 2007 after 10 years with The (Nashville) Tennessean covering the University of Tennessee and SEC. The Rock Hill, S.C., native lives with his wife in Knoxville and has three sons. Low a sports blogger can be found on SportsNation at http://myespn.go.com/blogs/sec.

Thank you to Emerald Youth for hosting and breakfast is sponsored by the NKBPA Board this month. Be sure to thank them.

MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED to MARCH 15th: Please remember it is time to renew your membership. Dues are $50 annually. People, that’s a deal. Where else can you get great networking, community involvement, and breakfast EVERY month for only $50 a year? Nowhere! Renew or join today, fill out your membership application here. Print it and mail it along with your check to NKBPA c/o MEMBERSHIP  P.O. Box 27479  Knoxville, TN 37927-7479. If you prefer to pay by credit card, we will be taking credit card payments at the meeting. 

You can also pay by credit card for your membership and ad if you register to attend the meeting on Eventbrite. 
Select a date and then under ticket type select BECOME A MEMBER or your ad size.  If you have questions, please contact nkbpa.info@gmail.com.

Note: If your organization has an event coming up, please bring flyers or information to be placed on the tables. This way our members have a tangible reminder and we can use it to publicize your events on social media. Thank you, this helps us to wrap up the meeting on time.