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City's Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday. Waste Connections, the city's household garbage and recycling hauler is closed on Thursday, November 27th, 2014 in observation of Thanksgiving Day.
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KUB's Round It Up Program Announced
Lonsdale COmmunity Technology Center
KUB announced a new program in partnership with the Community Action Committee (CAC), called "Round It Up: Pennies for a Purpose." Starting in April 2015, KUB customer bills will be rounded up to the next dollar, with all of the excess money going to a CAC program to weatherize housing for low-income residents. This came out of the Smarter Cities Partnership, led by the City's Office of Sustainability, which has been looking for ways to more efficiently use resources that get spent every year on helping people pay utility bills, often in very energy-inefficient homes and apartments.
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Save Our Sons Summit Brings Officials and Community Leaders Together
Save Our Sons Summit
Mayor Madeline Rogero and other Knoxville and Knox County elected officials, community leaders, and representatives of youth-serving organizations took part in the Save Our Sons (SOS) Summit on Friday, Nov. 21 in the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Ballroom. The purpose of the Save Our Sons Summit was to bring Knoxville stakeholders together to share collective work, better understand individual challenges, and identify key action steps to increase the overall effectiveness of the community's efforts to eliminate violence-related deaths and increase opportunities for success for boys and young men of color.
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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Nov. 15-Feb. 15
HealthCare.govMayor Madeline Rogero is urging Knoxvillians without health insurance to learn about their options, as open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)begins Nov. 15 and continues through Feb. 15, 2015.
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President's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Releases Report
For the past year, Mayor Madeline Rogero has served as a member of President Barack Obama's State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. The task force was formed to provide feedback from local and state leaders on how the federal government can most effectively support their efforts to prepare for the effects of climate change.
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City to Seek Proposals for Historic Preservation Funds
If you own a historic property in need of repair or renovation, help could be on the way from a new City of Knoxville Historic Preservation Fund. Next week, the City will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects that qualify for assistance from the $500,000 fund. Mayor Madeline Rogero established the fund in this year's budget to help property owners with the often difficult and costly work of restoring historic properties throughout the City. At a public forum in July, more than 75 people provided feedback and ideas on how the fund can best be used.
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Christmas in the City
Regal Celebration of Lights
Christmas in the CityOn Friday night, the 38-foot-tall tree in the Krutch Park Extension will be lit. Then more than 100,000 lights throughout Krutch Park will be flipped on. And then, get ready for caroling, train rides, marshmallow roasting, ice skating and general holiday frolicking. Christmas in the City festivities kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, on Market Square and at Krutch Park with the Regal Celebration of Lights.
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Knoxville's Holidays on Ice Opens Nov. 28
Regal Celebration of Lights
Enjoy skating under Christmas lights and under tent cover - rain or shine at the Knoxville's Holidays on Ice presented by Home Federal Bank. This unique outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Knoxville draws more than 16,000 skaters each year. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children 12 years and younger, and admission includes skate rental. Skate with Peppermint Panda, the official mascot for the City of Knoxville's Holidays on Ice!
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Business and Bonding Workshop Dec. 3
The Knoxville Area Urban League (KAUL) in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, TN Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise, the City of Knoxville, TN Small Business Development Center, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Y-12 National Security, will be conducting a Business and Bonding Workshop from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the KAUL office, 1514 East Fifth Ave.
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City Recognized for Achievement in Let's Move! Program
Let's Move! Award
Knoxville has been presented the Five Gold Medal Award from the National League of Cities for our commitment to achieving Let's Move! health & wellness goals. More than 60 million Americans are now living in Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties communities that are dedicated to helping young people eat healthy foods and be physically active. Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Operating Officer Christi Branscom received the award from NLC President Christopher Coleman, mayor of St. Paul, Minn. Photo by National League of Cities / Steve Schneider.

Knoxville Recognized Again as Bicycle-Friendly Community
BFC Bronze AwardThe League of American Bicyclists recognized the City of Knoxville with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award for the second time. Knoxville was first recognized with the award in 2010. Communities can reapply every four years. With the announcement of 55 new and renewing BFCs today, Knoxville joins a leading group of 326 communities, in all 50 states, that are transforming neighborhoods.
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Please visit www.VisitKnoxville.com to see a list of events in the Knoxville area.
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Lunchtime Tunes
WDVX 89.9 FMEnjoy free live in studio performances at 12 noon on Mondays thru Saturdays at the WDVX 89.9 FM studio in Downtown Knoxville at 301 South Gay Street.
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