To highlight recent successes and increase awareness, an official of Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise will speak at the Wednesday, Aug. 8, meeting of the Collegedale Kiwanis Club.
Nick Wilkinson, director of development at CNE, will address the club about the organization’s 26-year history and continued involvement in the community.
The program will commence at noon at
and is free and open to the public.
Throughout its history, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise has strived to create local jobs, leverage money for community betterment and promote homeownership throughout the area. A large part of CNE’s efforts have been centered on providing Chattanooga residents with the tools and information that enable them to make good home-buying decisions and manage personal finances.
The past year saw success across many of CNE’s programs, including foreclosure prevention, homeownership, renovation, weatherization assistance and the Police Fund for Homeownership. Along with their programs, CNE hosted a variety of successful events, including the My Neighborhood Rocks contest, NeighborGood Week and the construction ofGlenwood Park.
“In our search to create a comprehensive programming schedule relevant to our members, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise is a perfect fit for the organization,” said Brien Applewhite, president of the Collegedale Kiwanis Club. “CNE’s work is vital to theChattanooga community, with the nonprofit’s revitalization efforts affecting all parts ofHamilton County.”