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Other Activities

Cash for Kids’ Sake

It was an privilege to once again to assist with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Cash for Kids’ Sake event which netted approximately $25,000 for the organization. This is the third year Partners in Sports has been involved with the event as members provided operational support in the management and staging of the event.

Sam Gilliam, Emily Corley, Hagan Harman, Kayla Anthony, Meredith Maroney, Sara Mitchell, Katrina Phelps, and Dr. Hardin enjoyed an evening at the Foundry in assisting with the event.

Legacy Parks Foundation Luncheon

Legacy Parks Foundation is an East Tennessee nonprofit organization working to ensure that the community enjoys exceptional recreational opportunities, natural beauty and open spaces, and that these assets exist for generations to come. It works to preserve the area’s  natural resources and to expand parks, create trails, and increase access to our rivers. A major fundraiser for the organization is a luncheon attended by nearly 1,000 people featuring notable figures in outdoor recreation. Partners in Sports has assisted with the operations and execution of the event for the past several years. This event provides a tremendous opportunity for members to interact with civic and business leaders as well see first-hand the execution of the event.

Success in Sport Panel

The Success in Sport Panel features program graduates and friends of the program who share their experience working in the sport industry. Each panelist provides a personal account of what it takes to be a successful professional in a Ted Talk format. The final portion of the panel is one-on-one time for students with the panelists and other alumni who attend.

Fall 2015 Panelists
Tyler Johnson – Tennessee Athletics, Business Operations
Tom Satkowiak – Tennessee Athletics, Media Relations
Drew Sims – VolShop
Katrina Phelps – Tennessee, Licensing
Drew Rutherford – Tailgate Tennessee

Spring 2016 Panelists
Mary Allen – Tennessee Athletics, Marketing
Jon Janis – Tennessee, Campus Recreation
Sara Mitchell – WVLT-TV
Tim Volk – Tennessee Smokies
Adam Wilgus – Tennessee Athletics, Development

Fall 2016 Panelists
Dave Feather – Knoxville Ice Bears
Rocky Kundert – Tennessee Athletics, Marketing
Katy Locke – Tennessee, Campus Recreation
Amanda Massey – Tennessee Athletics, Tennis
Heath Trentham – Vol Network

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