The 2017 Rivalry Thursday/H3 Playoffs season was one of the best! Games were action-packed and athletes made plays that surprised us each week. I loved sharing stories of coaching staffs, athletes, communities and student sections. Thanks for welcoming our team into your home on Rivalry Thursday and H3 Playoffs! 2017 SCHEDULE: August 17th Anderson Co. @ Carter August 19th Bearden @ West August 24th Morristown East @ Jefferson Co. August 31st Morristown… Read More

Over 500 participants gathered at the Mill & Mine in Knoxville, Tennessee for the second annual Endeavor Young Professional’s Summit 2017 sponsored by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce. It was an honor to return as emcee of the event where I had the privilege of introducing community leaders, speakers and guests. The lineup of breakout session leaders and keynote speakers included entrepreneurs, local business executives, public speakers, and business savvy professionals. The… Read More

The fourth of July is so much more than cookouts, get-togethers, fireworks and food. This patriotic holiday is a great display of our celebration of the Declaration of Independence. So what better way to celebrate than with red, white, and blue sweets and treats? Take a look at these recipes of yummy patriotic items to share at your July 4th events! Heart Healthy – Patriotic Parfait Ingredients: Greek yogurt (vanilla or plain)… Read More

On April 28, 2017, the Tennessee premier of “Dog Years” film took place at the Nashville Film Festival in middle Tennessee. In front of a packed Regal Cinema theatre, the highly anticipated film played for cast, crew, directors, local viewers and special guests. Photo Recap:

On April 22, 2017, the world premier of “Dog Years” was shown at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The film stars legendary Burt Reynolds and Modern Family’s Ariel Winter. In the summer of 2016, the film was shot in Tennessee. I am thrilled to have been part of a stellar cast as the bride in the wedding scene. Take a look back at this photo recap from the world premier.

Each year in April, the American Heart Association sparks a movement with National Walking Day. Today, April 5, 2017, is used to encourage individuals to take a few extra steps to move towards a healthier lifestyle. So…it’s walking day. What do we need to do? Walk thirty minutes TODAY! It just takes going on a walk to celebrate the day! Research shows that walking at least thirty minutes per day can help… Read More

Good morning! As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, it does not mean that we should stop talking about food! After all, food it is what our social events are planned around, it’s what we look forward to each day, it’s why we gather in the kitchen, and it gives us an extra boost during long days. Eating HEALTHY food is challenging but there are tricks to make the process a… Read More

March 15: we are half way through National Nutrition Month. New Years Resolutions fell apart several weeks ago, right? And the grind of eating healthy meals has probably gotten the best of us. If you messed up…get back on track! Be encouraged. This month is not over, and you have plenty of time to get back on your resolution or goal of healthy eating. Among my top 5 life items includes FOOD!… Read More

Hundreds milled about Knoxville’s Rothchild Catering and Conference Center at the Farragut High School Technology Gala Saturday, January 28, 2017 with one common goal: contribute to the mission of gaining one-to-one technology per student ratio. Because of generous wallets and caring hearts, a total of $65,000 was raised by dozens of silent auction items, raffles, and live auction items. It was an honor to share the stage with PacMan Productions Owner/WVLT Sports Reporter,… Read More

Monday, November 28, 2016 is a date that thousands of Sevier County, Tennessee residents and business owners will not soon forget. It is the day that fires began to ravage its way through the beautiful Smoky Mountains and burned tens of thousands of acres of land including homes, stores, parks and wildlife. The aftermath of the deadly fires beckoned a call from the American Red Cross and local disaster relief teams. The… Read More