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September 2014 Member Spotlight

Sheila Ray, Master Beekeeper
419 Caruthers Road
Grandview, TN 37337

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Sheila was born in East Tennessee, raised on a farm and has always been involved with raising food for her family.  She and her husband have three adult children and two adorable grandchildren.  The Rays live on a 200 acre farm in Grandview where they raise grass-fed cattle and chickens, do organic gardening and maintain 65 bee hives. 

Sheila became interested in bees 16 years ago while researching ways to improve pollination for her organic garden.  As she learned more about bees and their importance in healthy, sustainable food production she became deeply involved in all phases of beekeeping.  Sheila says that although beekeeping is a lot of work and it’s challenging to keep bees alive, she finds this work as relaxing as meditation.  At a time when 70% of worldwide bee population is dying, Sheila is justifiably proud that she has been able to keep her 65 hives alive and healthy.

2014 Directories

2014 Holistic Health Resource Directories are here! 

Pick up your copy at monthly programs,
from a CHEO member or visit our Directory sponsors:

The Fresh Pharmacy / E. TN Discount Drugs,
721 Hwy 321 N., Lenoir City 37771

The Health Shoppe,
8025 Kingston Pike, Knoxville 37919

Sunshine Chiropractic Clinic,
404 Northshore Drive, Knoxville 37919

Sunshine Chiropractic Clinic,
380 High Street, Maryville 37804

Clear's Tai Chi,
113 E. Broadway, Maryville 37804

Massage Works, 318 Erin Drive, Suite 5, Knoxville 37919

Feng Shui Design, 6920 Lark Lane, Knoxville 37919

Inner Harmony Health Center, 2943 Old Chilhowee Road, Walland 37886



CHEO Volunteers

Thank You! CHEO Volunteers

A Great Big Thank You to these wonderful dedicated Volunteers who helped make possible CHEO's educationial programs in August :

Steve Barbour Robin Galick Rita Richesin
Mary Beth Bruss Norm Lawhorn Nancy Wart
George Bruss Kathy McMillin Diane Minch

To join the Volunteer team, contact Diane Minch at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 423-884-6031


The Second Monday of the Month at ParkWest Medical Center classroom.

6:30 pm Meet & Greet,  7pm Program

Directions to ParkWest -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Bee Foods to Enhance Your Health and Immunity
Presenter: Sheila Ray, Master Bee Keeper 

Monday, September 15:  Meet and Greet – 6:30, Program – 7 pm

Learn about health and healing with honey bee products with Sheila Ray.  Sheila will teach us about wondrous, raw natural honey, fresh frozen bee pollen, propolis power, and many useful ways to use natural wax, all made by the honey bee.  What does the term raw honey mean? Where are all of the bees going? What is happening to our food chain?  All of these questions will be answered by Mater Bee Keeper Sheila Ray.  Sheila offers pollinator services and is a certified Tn State Inspector. 
Door Prize: A Selection of Bee products donated by Sheila Ray. 


The Fourth Wednesday of the Month at Rarity Bay Community Center, Vonore.  6:30pm Meet & Greet, 7pm Program

Directions to Rarity Bay Community Center: 150 Rarity Bay Parkway, Vonore, 37885

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Living Your Final Chapter: Voice Your Choice

Presenter: Dr. Gregory Phelps, MD, MPH

Wednesday, September 24: Meet and Greet – 6:30 pm, Program – 7 pm

Studies confirm that Americans want to voice their choices about the last chapters of their lives. Similarly, studies show doctors are reluctant to engage patients in advance care planning or even "when to say when."  Gregory Phelps, MD, MPH, FHPM, will discuss the complexities of Advanced Care Planning and the limitations of medical care.  Dr. Phelps is Medical Director at UT Hospice, and is certified in Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and Medical Management. 

Door Prize: Complementary Healing Touch session ($50 value) donated by Rose Koziara.


Member Classes, Workshops & Events

More CHEO of Greater Knoxville Area Member
Classes, Workshops & Events

Check out the Upper Navigation Bar Calendar & More Tabs to view Health Tips, Classes, Workshops & Events or click on the links below!

BLOG is Launched!

CHEO of Greater Knoxville Area's WordPress Blog is Launched! To view: BLOG
Members are encouraged to submit Blog articles by logging into the Member Area of this website and filling out the form under "Other Submissions" This a great way to contribute to the conversation of Holistic Health. We have also provided a link for people to make comments on the blog. 

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