The Fountain City Business and Professional Association May meeting is  Wednesday, May 8th.

  • Please plan to arrive by 11:45.
  • Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15
  • Introductions begin promptly at 12.00
  • RSVP is encouraged

Speaker: Mike Steely, Veteran, and longstanding Journalist/Reporter

Topic:  A collection of stories from a newspaper reporter’s journal.

When: Wednesday, May 8

Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (arrive between 11:45 – 12:00 to sign in and begin lunch)

Where: Central Baptist Church 5364 North Broadway Knoxville, TN 37918

Who: Members and Guests are welcome! *Please bring/tell a friend or two!

Cost: $10.00 to attend the meeting, lunch is included.
*If paying by check, make check payable to “FCBPA.” We accept credit/debit cards!
**Lunches are limited to first come first serve.

R.S.V.P: RSVP appreciated (but not required) by emailing or by responding to the current facebook event.

Speaker Info:
Mike Steely was a U. S. Coast Guard veteran (Petty Officer Journalist).  He has been married for 53 years, with two sons and two grandkids. Mike has worked on two Daily Newspapers, The Kingsport Times-News, and the Morristown Tribune. Mike was the owner of a newspaper for a few years.  He also worked on other weekly newspapers, in radio advertising, and for a national publishing company. Currently, Mike is a reporter for the Knoxville Focus, 6 years, and was honored by East Tennessee Historical Society for my “History in Media” stories including “A Day Away” occasional feature.