Next FFK Events
Take a few minutes and visit the Calendar Page for the most up-to-date information about all coming FFK events.
Tesday, June 14, 2022 Board Meeting at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Joint Meeting with FF Western North Carolina beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Shelton House and Gardens in Waynesville, NC.
RSVP to Marsha Mitchell at (865) 335-3875.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Lunch at Suttree Landings Par from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Club will provide chicken tenders and boiled shrimp. Members are asked to bring side dishes and desserts.
Wednesday, APRIL 20, 2022 Welcome Diner for 10 Ambassadors from FF Greater Des Moines at 6:00 p.m. at Cherokee Buff Club House, 1839 Cherokee Bluff Drive. FFK members are asked to contact Sandy Kehne a bout what they can bring.
Sunday, April 24, 2022 Farwell Dinner for Ambassadors from FF Greater Des Moine at 6:00 p.m. at Calhoun's on the River. FFK members are asked to contact Mike McDonough to make dinner reservations
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Membership Event. via Zoom.
Program Committee Chair Marsha Mitchell introduced the guest speakers, her sister, Rusha Sams, and her brother-in-law, Bert Sams.
Rusha told us about her experiences at a cooking school in Marrakech, and then a two-week journey she and Bert took to Morocco’s legendary cities. Fifteen FFK members attended the event. Rusha and Bert Sams were the two guests. The event ended at 7:50 p.m
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Membership Event via Zoom. Program Committee Chair Marsha Mitchell reviewed plans for a joint FFK-FF Western North Carolina social event. The February General Membership Event was a presentation by FFK members Susan Dakak and Susana Navarro-Valenti on their November 2019 trip to Cairo and Ancient Egypt. A total of 22 FFK members attended the event. There were no guests present. The event ended at 8:10 p.m.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Membership Event. Gathered at 6:30 p.m. for the 7:00 p.m. presentation by by Bruce Robinson, Janis Robinson, Leslie Badaines, and Western North Carolina FF member Harriet Hilton about their journey to San Antonio in 2021.
FFK Journey Coordinator Leslie Badaines announced an upcoming domestic outbound journey to Lower Columbia, June 1-7, 2022.
A total of 20 people attended the event: 16 FFK members and four guests: Betsy Tonkin’s brother, Jim Smoot, and three members of the Western NC Club: Harriet Hilton, Larry Harvey and Ellen Brazauskas.
The event ended at 7:50 p.m.
KNOX COUNTY AND COVID-19
The Center for Disease Control issued new guidelines. All individuals fully vaccinated no longer are required to wear masks outdoors, but strongly recommend wearing them inside and outside. A booster shot is recommended as soon as you are eligible to receive it
The mask exceptions continue to be when travelling on public transportation, airlines ,hospitals all other health care facilities.
When fully vaccinated you are completely protected, but you still may be a carrier and can transmit the virous to non-vaccinated individuals as well as, other fully vaccinated people!
Therefore, please encourage non-vaccinated family members, friends and neighbors to get their vaccination.
Wash your hands frequently.
Eat well, get adequate rest and get as much exercise as possible.
Getting your vaccination will save lives!