Sherrill Hills to celebrate 1st year

Ruby and Ray Liles moved into Sherrill Hills a month ago and said they love everything about their new home. Sherrill Hills, an independent retirement resort community, 271 Moss Grove Blvd. in West Knoxville, is celebrating its first anniversary Monday, Aug. 4, through Friday, Aug. 8.

Owned by Resort Lifestyle Communities, Sherrill Hills owned by opened its doors Aug. 1, 2013 according to Sara Hornbeck, marketing director. It will host several celebration events during the week.

“The week of activities for our one-year anniversary is designed to showcase what life is like here and how active we are and how much fun our seniors are having,” Hornbeck said.

Events will start at 4 p.m., Monday, with a seminar, “Downsizing to the Right Size” presented by Betsy Peterson, a professional organizer and certified relocation and transition specialist.
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business briefs

• Charles P. Mattingly of Patriot Investment Management Group of Knoxville has been accepted for membership into the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors. NAPFA has more than 2,400 members nationwide. It provides fee-only financial planners with some of the strictest guidelines possible for professional competency, comprehensive financial planning and fee-only compensation.

• Knoxville Area Tennessee Small Business Development Center will conduct a free “Getting Ready to Go to the Bank” business planning program from 9 a .m. to noon, Thursday, July 31, at Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, 17 Market Square, Suite 201. The program will address information that must be included in a business plan, which is intended for review by a financial institution. Registration may be accomplished online at or by calling 865-246-2663.  Parking is available in the Market Square Parking Garage for $1 per hour.
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