Monthly Archives: June 2014

Knoxville’s Festival on the 4th

The City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth promises once again to deliver a wide variety of family fun including entertainment, activities and treats at the City of Knoxville’s Fourth of July celebration. This year marks the 30 Anniversary of the event..The free festival begins at 4 p.m. and ends at approximately 10 p.m. at Read More

Retire to Tennessee – The Volunteer State

Heading South for retirement? Don’t forget to look at Tennessee. Southeast Discovery has posted an interesting article which you might find helpful when considering a new location for your retirement plans. The East Tennessee area has much to offer with 4 mild seasons, outstanding health care and a great tax rate. Follow this link to read the article.

Beat the Heat Underground at The Lost Sea

There are plenty of places in East Tennessee to take boat rides. The river and lake system around the Knoxville area has several marinas. Paddle boards and kayaks abound on Tellico Lake. There’s even white water rafting on several of the rivers if you like a more thrilling type of “boating.” But underground boat rides? What’s up Read More

Get in the Swing of Things

Think swinging beds are just for a vacation home? Think again! Designers are using this free spirited design element in homes across the country to bring a smile to homeowners and house guests. What a way to transport you back to the joys and carefree days of childhood. Follow this link for the complete story on Read More

Summer Music in East Tennessee

Are you traveling to East Tennessee this summer to discover communities where you might relocate for retirement or buy a second home? The mountains and lakes in this area offer a break from relentless heat with cool waters and misty mountain mornings as well as championship golf courses. Summertime in East Tennessee brings with it Read More

Celebrate Father’s Day with a Zoo Adventure! Sunday June 15

Celebrate Father’s Day with a Zoo Adventure! In honor of Father’s Day, Knoxville Zoo is offering free admission to all dads with a paid child’s admission this Sunday, June 15, 2014.  If your grandchildren are visiting this weekend, be sure and take them to the Knoxville Zoo, after all….grandfathers are grand-dads! Currently, the zoo is Read More

Americans’ Perspectives on New Retirement Realities and the Longevity Bonus

Last year Merrill Lynch Wealth Management partnered with Age Wave to study the change baby boomers have brought to today’s retirement  With people living and often working longer than any preceding generation, this study examines their perspectives about preparing for retirement and living the best life that they can during their later years.  The study Read More

Rethinking the Traditional Retirement Community

Retirement lifestyles of today differ greatly from those of our parents 30 years ago. Today developers are gearing retirement communities to active older adults as well as including features designed for an aging population. Many houses have only one floor so residents will not have to climb steps. In two-story houses, the master bedrooms are on the first Read More

Tellico Village – The Happiest Community of the Year

  Real Estate Score Card has named Tellico Village as the 2014 Bliss Award Winner and The Happiest Community of the Year in Eastern Tennessee. Follow this link to read the full story.

Grand Opening of Tellico Village Pickleball Courts – June 4

It’s the Grand Opening of Tellico Village Pickleball Courts and the TVPOA Recreation Department is celebrating with an Open House! Join the fun on Wednesday, June 4th! Wellness Center Classes begin at 8:30 am and the Ribbon Cutting will take place at 11 am. The Pickleball Club will have exhibition games and beginner instruction as Read More