2015 Sponsors

Chef Supplies LogoQuality restaurant equipment and supplies at a great value. That’s what KaTom Restaurant Supply does every day. We offer stellar service, a fantastic selection, and good advice to help you make wise business decisions, from before you open your doors to your first million and beyond. “It’s About You” isn’t just an empty slogan. We strive every day to give you the best customer service in the industry. Our company has been serving food service establishments since 1987, first through our catalog business and now via phone, internet, and fax orders. We also specialize in crafting entire commercial kitchens for new food service operations.

Our years in the business have taught us that the best customer is a repeat customer, and our favorite form of advertising is word of mouth. All orders—online, phone, catalog, fax, and in person—receive the same meticulous attention to detail that KaTom Restaurant Supply is known for. If you have questions, need advice on which equipment or supplies are best for your business, or if you have a general question or comment about your order or our company, we are available to assist you.

Amica copyWith more than a century of business know-how to our name, Amica is the oldest mutual insurer of automobiles in the country. We also offer home, marine, personal umbrella liability and life insurance products. Our employees are the key to providing exceptional service to our loyal policyholders. Our mission is simple: to create peace of mind and build enduring relationships. This mission statement is the core of Amica’s unique company culture. Our customers always come first, and we strive to provide them with the products and service that best respond to their needs. Building trust and fostering lasting relationships are the essence of who we are and a fundamental part of our company values.




 2014 Sponsors

belk_logo_detailBelk, Inc. is the nation’s largest privately owned mainline department store company, with more than 300 fashion department stores in 16 southern states. Featuring today’s most sought-after fashions, Belk has everything to fulfill your style needs – be it a Sunday dress, Saturday night outfit, the perfect decor for your home, or your every beauty and cosmetic need. Belk is where family and community matters most – where southern hospitality meets a new southern sensibility. This is where southern style lives.


Welcome to Tanger where shopping is Guilt-Free. You’ll love to shop the nation’s leading designer and brand name stores with the widest selection of today’s favorite fashion trends, all in a fun, family-friendly environment. When traveling across America, be sure to look for the Tanger trademark sign wherever you go. You are sure to find the same quality shopping experience.With every return visit to Tanger Outlet Center, you’ll discover the true value of shopping Guilt-Free. We look forward to seeing you at a Tanger center soon!


Pattersons Home Appliances is your appliance expert and is proud to be serving the East Tennessee area since 1965.  We are YOUR source for competitive prices with knowledgeable in-store professionals here to help you every step of the way, whether you need to replace an old appliance, or if you’re remodeling and need an entire kitchen full of new brand name products.  Pattersons Home Appliances is committed to offering you top name brands like Whirlpool, Kitchen Aid, Maytag, Amana and Jenn-Air for your kitchen and laundry appliances.




Fidelity Investments is among the most diversified financial service companies in the world, offering a full range of product solutions for individual investors, employers, institutions and intermediaries. Our fundamental mission is to help customers and clients achieve their financial objectives. For 65 years, Fidelity has maintained a commitment to continuous improvement and peerless customer and client service. However you do business with us – directly or through a third party – our pledge is to always put your interests first in everything we do.


MB-cent _pos_1C_knoxville_preferred copyMercedes-Benz of Knoxville is an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer in Knoxville, TN, also serving the surrounding areas of Athens, Sweetwater, Pigeon Forge, and Oak Ridge. In the spring of 1915, Knoxville Motor Company was incorporated as a franchise dealer for Jefferies automobiles.  Two years later, Charles W. Nash resigned as President of General Motors and purchased the Jefferies factory, renaming the car “Nash.” Knoxville Motor Company remained a Nash dealer through the World Wars and the “Great Depression” and became an American Motors Dealer in 1955 with the merger of Nash and Hudson. The Mercedes-Benz franchise was added in 1962, and Knoxville Motor Company remained a dual point dealership until the American Motors franchise was sold in 1970. In September 1997 Knoxville Motor Company was moved to it’s present location at 10131 Parkside Drive, and in 1999, the name Knoxville Motor Company was changed to Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville.



junk bee goneJunk Bee Gone helps you remove junk from homes and businesses in East Tennessee. We offer full service removal, driveway dumpsters, document shredding/destruction, and light to medium demolition. Junk Bee Gone also donates as many items as possible and also recycles paper, plastics, cardboard, electronics and metal.



WBIR-TV10 copyWBIR is committed to serving the greater good of our community by being the local content provider across all media platforms, reaching our viewers anytime and anywhere. We strive to be good citizens, to do what is right, and to be fair and honest. We care. What we do comes “Straight from the Heart.”

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Star 102.1 FM is an American radio station serving the Greater Knoxville area under the corporate ownership of Journal Broadcast Group. The station plays contemporary hits.



In partnership to benefit

Final Pat Summitt Foundation Logos copyThe Pat Summitt Foundation, a fund of East Tennessee Foundation, was established by Pat Summitt in November 2011. Dedicated to winning the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, its mission as a grant-making foundation is to advance research for prevention and a cure; to provide hope, care, and critical support for patients, caregivers and families; and to educate the public on the impacts of Alzheimer’s disease and the urgent need for a cure. Pat Summitt, her family and friends have chosen East Tennessee Foundation to receive and manage contributions to Pat’s fund, and to facilitate their grant making in support of the mission. To learn more visit the website at; like us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter.


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