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Editor's Letter




I remember a specific September day, and I bet you do, too. I was driving in Knoxville to my 9 am class at UT College of Law that morning as the news hit the radio. Such devastation and heartache, lots of blank stares at the television and so much shock. Each September, this memory creeps in, and I have chosen to focus on that day in a different way now. September 11 is a day to be remembered, because on that day, hundreds of ordinary people did TREMENDOUSLY EXTRAORDINARY things. In reflection, I like to make it a point to do something extraordinary for someone on that day each year to be able to celebrate those heroes. I challenge you to so the same, and based on the charitable events we cover each month, that shouldn’t be a difficult task!

This issue of VIP celebrates a great source of fall fun for our community: FOOTBALL! You’llget
personal insight into our committed collegiate coach, stories of local sports fanatics, as wel as complete listings of local high school schedules. We have also worked hard to provide those interested in the latest fall fashion trends an in-depth guide to what’s hot in 2019 through a pictorial feature of local boutiques and stores’ latest arrivals. You’re sure to find the perfect outfit in the pages of this issue!

The event coverage is also sure to not disappoint. It never ceases to amaze me the numerous charitable and philanthropic activities that you, the citizens of this great city, continue to organize and hold to benefit our community. From breakfasts to support educational opportunities, fundraisers for children of fallen soldiers to dances for the Down Syndrome community, you will find an array of things you will certainly want to mark your calendar to attend next year!

Please enjoy this monthly glimpse of everything Murfreesboro. I challenge you to go forth and make it a September to remember . . . I can’t wait to hear your stories! We at VIP Murfreesboro appreciate each of you and treasure your support.

Carrie Beth Catron

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