About City People

City People builds connections that enrich the vibrancy of downtown Knoxville.

By connecting the downtown community, City People strives to:

  • Create a sense of belonging among those in downtown and the surrounding communities;
  • Encourage patronage of downtown businesses;
  • Partner with nonprofit organizations that benefit downtown;
  • Raise awareness about all that downtown Knoxville has to offer;
  • Promote the benefits of urban living; and
  • Represent the voice of downtown residents.

If you’re excited about and interested in downtown Knoxville, and want to be a part of a dynamic urban community, we encourage you join City People as a member or business partner.

Questions? E-mail us at citypeople.knox@gmail.com.


City People Board of Directors

  • Julie Boggs: President (citypeople.knox@gmail.com) and Communications Chair
  • Kathy Wright, Secretary
  • Kevin Fox, Treasurer
  • Mychael Fox
  • Peggy Hargis, Membership and Business Partners Chair
  • Mary Pitts
  • Lauren Quinn
  • Nathan Rowell, Social Events Chair
  • Karen Sundback, Grants Program Chair
  • Joanne Schuetz

Upcoming Events

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We would like to thank our business partners for all of their support!