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Weekend edition March 31, 2023 | Shannon Smith

News Roundup | Network, learn, and give your input

Here’s your weekly roundup of business news from throughout the Knoxville region.

Share your thoughts on future Knox County transportation projects

Advance Knox, the group working to update Knox County’s growth plan, wants your input on proposed transportation projects in the county.

Attendees at an upcoming free virtual event will be asked to help prioritize the public investment needed to guide the county’s future, with a particular focus on roadways and transportation.

The Zoom presentation meeting and feedback session will be on April 6 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Register ahead of time here.

Get to know the Young Professionals of Knoxville

The Young Professionals of Knoxville (YPK) invite you to YPK 101, a crash course on what it means to be a YPK member. The annual spring recruitment event is perfect for introducing a friend to YPK.

Mix and mingle with area YPs, learn more about membership benefits, and get a special surprise.

The free event goes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 11 at the Dogwood Center at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens. Register here.

Register now for Knox County Workforce Summit

Join Knox County and the Knoxville Chamber for the 2023 Workforce Summit on April 4 from 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM. During the summit, you will hear from local leaders and workforce experts to learn more about the resources available to you.

The free event will be held at Jackson Terminal and a continental breakfast will be provided. Reserve your spot here.

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds new trust operations manager

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Nona McKenzie as trust operations manager, based in the firm’s Knoxville office.

“Nona is passionate about trust operations and a keen problem solver who wants to help both clients and the company meet goals,” said Daniel Carter, president of The Trust Company of Tennessee. “We welcome her to the team.”

McKenzie was most recently vice president and trust operations manager with Union Bank & Trust Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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