2019 Dogwood Arts Festival

The 58th annual Dogwood Arts Festival will be held April 26-28 in the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. This spring celebration features a fine art market, live music, artist demonstrations and hands-on activities for kids and adults. The Festival is located on bustling Market Square and adjoining Krutch Park set against a canvas of blossoming trees and outdoor sculptures. This long-standing tradition is supported by strong corporate, municipal and media partners that ensure an estimated attendance of 40,000 to 50,000 people over the three-day weekend each year. 

More than 90 artists will be selected by jury to participate! The Dogwood Arts staff, festival committee and community volunteers are committed to ensuring the quality and diversity of artwork showcased at the festival while providing participating artists an ideal setting to engage with potential patrons.

The festival is held in Market Square April 26 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., April 27 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and April 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. DogwoodArts.com 

Tranzonic Companies Names Michael Blanchard as Employee of the Year

The Tranzonic Companies has named special projects manager Michael Blanchard as its first employee of the year at its Knoxville facility.

Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the Tranzonic Companies was founded nearly a century ago and manufactures and distributes wiping cloths, personal hygiene products, textiles, washroom supplies and accessories, wiping and cleaning supplies and safety products. The Knoxville facility, located off Hardin Valley Road, is the largest manufacturing and distribution site for the Tranzonic Companies.

The Trust Company Adds Miranda Carr as Wealth Strategist

Based in Knoxville, the Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company offers wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services.

“Miranda is a strategic addition to our team and will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our company,” said Sharon J. Pryse, founder and CEO. “She will lead our investment committee and provide investment support for our relationship managers. Her expert ability to analyze complex financial information and apply the results will serve our clients well.”

Dr. Whitney Dee Joins Summit Pediatrics at Maryville

As a pediatric physician, Dr. Whitney Dee is dedicated to caring for children from newborn to age 21 and is currently seeing patients on Monday and Friday. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Prior to joining Summit Medical Group, Dr. Dee worked at Maryville Pediatric Group. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Maryville College and earned her Doctor of Medicine from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.