Civic Clubs

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Jay Bell, Bell Development and president of the Homebuilder's Association, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Aug. 20, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Amanda Wintersieck, Ph.D, political science professor at UT-Chattanooga, on “What Happened in the August 2 Election & What We Can Expect in November,” at the JFK Club, Tuesday, Aug. 21, noon-1 p.m. at the Feed Co. Table & Tavern, 201 W. Main St. Price for the meal is $15, including tax and tip. Those planning to attend should RSVP to Larry Miller at drmillerlg@gmail.com.

The Friends of Hixson Community Breakfast Meeting, Wednesday, Aug. 22 meeting has been cancelled. Meetings will resume on Sept. 26

Mick Fleming, nationally recognized Chamber of Commerce executive, on the power of community leaders, at 2018 Chattanooga Chamber Annual Meeting, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. Local volunteers receive awards, including: Ambassador of the Year Award, Chamber Council of the Year Award, and Chamber Council Membership Award.

Marsha Blackburn, Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, at Nightside Pachyderm Club, Thursday, Aug. 23, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Western Sizzlin in Ooltewah.

Charita Allen, deputy administrator of Economic Development with City of Chattanooga, at Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting, Thursday, Aug. 23, 8:15-9:30 a.m. at Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Dr. Cost is $10.

Steve Brandon, wildlife photographer, at East Brainerd Kiwanis, Friday, Aug. 24, noon-1 p.m. at Heritage House at Jack Benson Park, 1428 Jenkins Road.

Tim Morgan, president, Chattanooga Sports Committee, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Aug. 27, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Strat Parrott and Manabu Iko, Chattanooga and its Sister City, Tono, Japan, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 28, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

David Paschall, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 30, noon at the Convention Center. One Carter Plaza.

La Vonne Jolley, member of the Society and locally recognized historian, on "The Jackson Chapel Cemetery," at The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 1 p.m. at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Highway. Refreshments will be served, followed by a brief business meeting and program. Visitors are welcome.

Mike Krause, executive director, TN Higher Education Commission, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, noon at the Convention Center. One Carter Plaza.

Julie Taylor, Erlanger Foundation, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 7, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Judge Rob Philyaw, Hamilton County Juvenile Court, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Sept. 10, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

John Cosgrove, executive director, AEGIS, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 13, noon at the Convention Center. One Carter Plaza.

Ashley Warren, AIM Center, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 14, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Rep. Patsy Hazlewood, District 27, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Sept. 17, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Rep. Mike Carter, District 29, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Sept. 24, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Robin Smith, Republican candidate for House District 28, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Oct. 1, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.


Home Damaged By Fire Monday Night

A home was damaged by fire Monday  night. Around  9 p.m. , the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at  5592 Ginkgo Road . The first unit arrived on the scene advising a kitchen fire. The occupants were out of the house. No injuries were reported, but Hamilton County EMS was on the scene for any potential injuries to ... (click for more)

Senator David Perdue Discusses Trade, Funding And National Security On Bloomberg TV

Senator David Perdue joined David Westin and Shery Ahn on Bloomberg TV live from the White House to discuss trade, government funding, the debt crisis, and the critical role U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) plays in our national security. Senator Perdue also joined Shannon Bream on Fox News @ Night to discuss the role U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ... (click for more)

Use Purse Building For Chattanooga Museum Of History And Industry

I was caught off-guard and pleasantly stoked by Eric Atkins' editorial on Chattanoogan.com last week suggesting that one of the soon-to-be surplused city buildings could be turned into a history museum.   I didn't think anyone other than myself that I didn't know cared, or at least would turn their thoughts into the topic of an editorial.  I believe that most of the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Person Every Hour

After the first weekend in August, the United States was shaken to its core as every major media outlet reported that 67 people had been shot in Chicago, 12 of them dead in the senseless carnage. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel pleaded for calm and announced an additional 600 police officers would join other law enforcement in the five most troubled districts. This past weekend, which ... (click for more)

GPS Rallies To Clip CCS In Volleyball

There’s nothing quite like the jitters and general nervousness that goes along with playing in front of the home crowd for the first time. Add to that the pressure of making a good impression on a new coach and you can see what the GPS volleyball team was going through Monday evening. Despite all the outside factors and the fact GPS was facing undefeated Chattanooga Christians, ... (click for more)

Baylor's Coach Jenny Smith Finishes North Channel Ultra Distance Swim

On Monday, Baylor Swim Club Tri-Masters Coach Jenny Smith finished the North Channel Swim in 13 hours and 6 minutes.  The open water ultra-distance swim began in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland and finished in Portpatrick, Scotland on the Mull of Galloway, which is about 21.5 miles long.  The North Channel swim is approximately the same distance as the English Channel, but ... (click for more)