Join us at Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church with KPD Chief Rausch

Emerald Ave

Emerald Ave UMC hosts us this month and Homestead/Chicken City is our breakfast sponsor. Our speaker will be KPD’s Chief Rausch, who has been with the Knoxville Police Department since January 1993. Our host this month is Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church, 1620 N Central Street37917

March 9th, Friday, Breakfast will start at 7:45am and the meeting will adjourn at 9am. 

The Business Spotlight will be Mary Beth Ramey from Volunteer Ministry Center. Learn about VMC at

Rather than take up valuable time verbally making announcements we ask that announcements be placed on the table in flyer or brochure format. That way interested parties can take your reminder with them. It also helps us to have the information to post on our social media.


February’s meeting speaker Joe Petre, President of Conversion Properties, Inc.

The February 9th meeting will beat Helen Ross McNabb, 201 W. Springdale Avenue 37917. Our speaker will be Joe Petre, president of Conversion Properties, they are currently working on several projects, including Regas Square in the 37917 area.


Conversion Properties, Inc. was founded in 2006 to serve the real estate needs of the Southeast Region. Leveraging the founder’s vast experience in Downtown Knoxville, Conversion began with a concentration in brokerage and redevelopment and quickly expanded within the East Tennessee Region. The team today concentrates on four key areas of real estate: Brokerage, Development, Property Management, and Consulting predominantly in the commercial arena. Designed to be a true service company, the needs of the client come first. Joe Petre, states, “Our core value is creating value.” Whether it is within the realm of brokerage, development, management, or consulting our priority remains the same: to serve each client to ensure their investment works.

Breakfast is sponsored by Helen Ross McNabb and the meeting will begin at 7:45am. 

Our Business Spotlight will be Cap Stewart of Premier Solutions, you can contact him at, or learn more here.

Please remember it is time to renew your membership. Dues are $50 annually. People, that’s a deal. Where else can you get great networking, community involvement, and breakfast EVERY month for only $50 a year? Nowhere! Renew or join today, fill out your membership application here. Print it and mail it along with your check to NKBPA c/o MEMBERSHIP, P.O. Box 27479  Knoxville, TN 37927-7479. If you prefer to pay by credit card, we will be taking credit card payments at the meeting. Payment for membership is per company, per location.

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