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.

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Speaks at Emerald Ave UMC on February 8th

Emerald Ave
Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church.

We hope to see you on February 8th at 7:45 am to hear Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s Aleta Daniels speak.

Keep Knoxville Beautiful is focusing a large majority of their efforts in the North Knox area as “Community of the Year” and Aleta will tell us about that work at this meeting.

Lauren Rider will also speak briefly on ReCode Knoxville.

Pastor Tom Seay is our host and our breakfast sponsors will be Homestead and First Tennessee Bank. Be sure to thank them.

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. 

CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDERS. Invoices for dues have arrived in your email inboxes. If there is more than one representative for your company’s location who attends the meeting, they will all receive an invoice. Payment for membership is per company, per location. So if you get two invoices from two attending representatives for one business location, you need pay only once. 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.

Meet Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs at January’s Meeting

The first NKBPA meeting of 2019 will be on January 11 at BESCO, 1800 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917. President George Bove starts the new year off right for our businesses in the 37917 area.

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Breakfast is sponsored by BESCO and the meeting will begin at 7:45am. 

Our speaker will be the new Knox County Mayor, Glenn Jacobs. A celebrity known the world over as WWE’s Kane, Jacobs could have lived and served anywhere but chose Knoxville as home. Long before becoming mayor, Jacobs served his community by giving back and making a difference. He serves on the advisory council at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, as well as the board of the Halls/Powell Boys and Girls Club, owns Jacobs Insurance Associates, is the local champion of the Kindness Revolution, a national anti-bullying initiative. He and his wife Crystal also founded Kane’s Crusaders, a non-profit organization with the mission of bringing joy to the chronically ill teenagers of East Tennessee. Don’t miss the first NKBPA meeting of the year and learn more about Mayor Jacobs. 

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. 

Invoices for dues have arrived in your email inboxes. If there is more than one representative for your company’s location who attends the meeting, they will all receive an invoice. Payment for membership is per company, per location. So if you get two invoices from two attending representatives for one business location, you need pay only once. If you have questions, please contact nkbpa.info@gmail.com.

Hear from our new Sheriff, Tom Spangler, on October 12th at the Helen Ross McNabb

Helen Ross McNabb Center
Helen Ross McNabb Center

Our speaker this month will be Tom Spangler, Knox County’s new Sheriff. Spangler started at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office as a jailer in 1980 and climbed the ranks to become the chief deputy under Sheriff Tim Hutchison and then under JJ Jones. He has worked as a patrol supervisor, headed the narcotics division, started the aviation unit,  was a SWAT team member for 14 years and more. Come out and meet Sheriff Spangler and learn what’s new in the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

Thank you to Helen Ross McNabb for hosting our meeting at 205 W Springdale Ave on October 12th at 7:45 am and for hosting breakfast. Be sure to thank the staff while you are there.

We have started a new feature for our Business Spotlight, this month it is Old North Knoxville and they have been asked to do a radio interview on Fulton Radio. Listen live at 91.1 FM or tune in there are a variety of ways to listen, check it out here.