Photos by Rachel Mobley

  • Participating in “A Place to Lay Your Head” to support Family Promise are, from left, Amanda Sayes, Regina Robbins, Marsha Sliker and Susan Henry.
  • Frank Mason, left, and Chuck Parkins help out at the concessions area during the Family Promise fundraiser at Foothills Mall.
  • Lucas Ridenour relaxes for a few moments during the Family Promise fundraiser at Foothills Mall.
  • Salvage Unlimited manager Whitney Otto gestures as she presents the roomscape she prepared for the Family Promise fundraiser.
  • A bedroom roomscape is ready for bidders during the Family Promise fundraiser at the former Belk store in Foothills Mall.
  • Teddy bears decorate one of the roomscapes put together for the “A Place to Lay Your Head” fundraiser.
  • Charlene Desha, left, and Courtney Washburn with Keep Blount Beautiful sit in a bedroom suite they designed for the Family Promise fundraiser.
  • Ann Adams, left, and Tina Collins participate in the “A Place to Lay Your Head” fundraiser for Family Promise.
  • Michelle Woodfin greets folks as they enter the former Belk store in Foothills Mall where “A Place to Lay Your Head” was held.
  • Enjoying the Family Promise event are, from left, Lila Eby, Lynda Stapleton and Glenda Eastridge.
  • Designer Melinda Headrick stands in the middle of the bedroom roomscape she created for the fundraiser for Family Promise.
  • Mark Whited relaxes for a moment following the Little River Watershed Association annual gala at the Airport Hilton. Mark is the executive director of the association.
  • Sharon Lawson chats with David Harrill during the Little River Watershed Association annual gala at the Airport Hilton.
  • All smiles during the Little River Watershed Association annual gala are, from left, Laura Harrill, Janet Franklin, and Chris Nixon.
  • Supporting the Little River Watershed Association at their annual gala are Greg and Nancy Garza.
  • Enjoying the Little River Watershed Association annual gala are Rick Stone, Randy Holms, Jack Holland and Mike Huffer.
  • Pat and Ernie Blankenship are all smiles during the Little River Watershed Association annual gala at the Airport Hilton.
  • Scott and Abbe Evans relax for a few moments after Abbe’s band “Abbe’s Equation” performed during the Little River Watershed Association annual gala.
  • Taking time to talk during the Little River Watershed Association Gala are, from left, Ellie and Jim Burbank and Janice and Steve Fillmore.
  • Relaxing near the end of the Little River Watershed Association annual gala are, from left, Kim Raia, Ashley McBee and Mark Whited, executive director of the LRWA.
  • Thelma and John Lamb, director of the Blount County Planning department, show their support for the work of the Little River Watershed Association.
  • Gov. Don Sundquist and wife, Martha Sundquist, enjoy the Little River Watershed Association annual gala at the Airport Hilton.
  • Shane Hair, left, and Bob Booker, senior manager of Legal, Environmental Engineering and Community Relations/Communications with Denso, pause during the festivities for the Little River Watershed Gala.
  • Edward and Ruth Harper enjoy a few moments together during the Little River Watershed Association annual gala at the Airport Hilton.
  • Louise Norman, left, talks with State Sen. Doug Overbey and his wife, Kay.
  • Dave Reeves, left, and Blount County Commissioner Wendy Pitts Reeves relax during the Little River Watershed Association Gala at the Airport Hilton.
  • Kathy Wilbanks shares a hug with Howard Kerr during the annual Little River Watershed Association Gala.
  • Sharing a few moments together at the Capitol Theater before the members of the Foothills Community Players take to the stage for “Sabrina Fair” are, from left, Tom and Mary Phyllis, Angelo D’alesndro and Chris and Regina Sherrill.
  • Enjoying the Foothills Community Players production of “Sabrina Fair” are, from left, Tom and Lisa Rimmell, Linda Morrison, Jan Hans, Tena and Claude Abbott and Rich and Dorothy McDonought.
  • Keith Edmonds shakes hands with Capitol Theater owner Heath Claiborne before the Foothills Community Players’ production of Sabrina Fair.
  • Enjoying dinner theater with the Foothills Community Players are, front from left, Dot Spears and Betty Rawls; back from left, Don Spears and Emit Rawls.
  • Members of the Foothills Community Players perform a scene from the play “Sabrina Fair.”
  • Taking time to enjoy a night of community theater are, front from left, Joy Bishop, Julia Kyle and Greg Bishop; back from left, Jim Proffitt and Sonny Kyle.
  • Sharing an evening with the Foothills Community Players at the Capitol Theater are, front from left, Diane McCutcheon, Haynes Lips, Shirley Lips and Pattie Mark; back from left, Brian McCutcheon, George Cserbak and David Mark.
  • Terry Clifford assists Judy Hicks with filling out her ticket for doorprizes at the fall open house of The Garden Shop in Townsend.
  • Louise Hanks and Earinie Cutter do a little shopping at the fall open house at The Garden Shop in Townsend.
  • The Clowers enjoy a day of shopping at The Garden Shop. Pictured are Larry, Logan, Renee, Michelle, Jackie, Landon and Briley Clowers.
  • The Garden Shop owners Sara and John Berry pause for photo at the shop’s fall open house.
  • The Kenny Chanel Group performs during the Halloween party at Royal Oaks Event Facility.
  • Sandy and Rick Scrugham are looking for the farm at the Royal Oaks Halloween party.
  • June and Ora Ackerman share a smile during the Halloween party at Royal Oaks Event Facility.
  • Sharon and Dick Leslie are all smiles as they clown around at the Royal Oaks Halloween party.
  • Bill and Charlene Oliveira show their best 1920s personas during the Royal Oaks Halloween party.
  • Enjoying dinner during the Halloween party at Royal Oaks Event Facility are, from left, Joe Dunn and Rick and Jan Scubble.
  • Having a fun time at the Royal Oaks Halloween Party are, from left, Erica Hanes, Jan Hanes, Brenda Roberts, Sam Roberts, Brenda Richmond, event chair Dick Cutler, a skeleton “host” and “Best In Show” winners Dianne Goss and Alan Goss.
  • John and Donna Morse are decked out as Antony and Cleopatra during the Halloween party at Royal Oaks Event Facility.
  • Gail and Brent Hale put on their vampire-best during the Halloween party at Royal Oaks Event Facility.
  • Hank Caruso helps with the dinner.
  • Enjoy the festival at St. Francis are Aaron Von and Patrick Shaffer, who are being entertained by Christopher Bryson, left.
  • Frank Genovki with Peaches and Steve Phillips with Oppie and Odie enjoy the blessing of the animals at the St. Francis fair.

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