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A Glimpse at the North Pole

A Glimpse at the North Pole

I imagine this is what the North Pole is like this time of year. The exhibit hall at the Knoxville Convention Center is bustling with hundreds of busy volunteers preparing for the 27th annual Fantasy of Trees. One of Knoxville’s premier holiday events, this benefit for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital always [...]

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Chef Moore is placed among the Stars

Chef Moore is placed among the Stars

Congratulations to our Executive Chef, Chris Moore who was chosen as the 2011 Associate of Excellence for the Tennessee Hospitality Association. The Stars of the Industry awards are presented to individuals for their professional and community leadership. And Chef certainly deserves this honor. For the past two years, he has not only [...]

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We’re seeing Red at the Knoxville Convention Center

We’re seeing Red at the Knoxville Convention Center

Hundreds of women donned their red and enjoyed The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women luncheon held here this week. It’s an event dedicated to raising awareness of heart disease -- the No. 1 killer of women. And the color certainly gets your attention. The luncheon was a fun way to [...]

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Home-grown savings at the Convention Center

Home-grown savings at the Convention Center

We have harvested our first crop of greens at the Knoxville Convention Center. Farm-to-Table is one of the initiatives we employ in our efforts to be environmentally friendly. What that means is that we strive to use as much locally and regionally grown food as possible in the dishes we prepare [...]

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