Tabi Upton Is Speaker At Scenic City Women's Network Luncheon Sept. 27

Monday, September 10, 2012


Tabi Upton will be the speaker at the Scenic City Women’s Network Luncheon on Sept. 27, from 12-1 p.m. Her topic will be “Flourishing: One Step at a Time”. 

After two foot surgeries, seven months on crutches, and two years of total recovery, Ms. Upton learned a little about fear, impatience, discomfort, and joyful recovery.  She seeks to share the lessons learned on this challenging physical journey from brokenness to wholeness, paralleling that sojourn to the emotional and spiritual journeys we all must make in life. How do we flourish when we feel off balance, weak, immobile, and limited? Come walk with her as she shares her insights about the power of God’s healing grace, one step at a time.       

Tabi Rebekah Upton attended Biola University in sunny Southern California, where she graduated with a BA in Psychology.  She spent two years in West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer before completing her MA in Professional Counseling from Colorado Christian University.       

She is currently employed at CBI-Richmont Counseling Center. She writes a column for the Times Free Press called “Mind Matters” and is a free-lance writer for the Chattanooga News Chronicle. She is a member of the Crossing Church and enjoys encouraging others to grow closer to God through her counseling, speaking, and writing.  

The luncheon will be at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave.  For reservations, call 698-6262 or email romaine@scwn.org. The deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 25. 

Program and lunch is $10 for members and $12 for visitors.



Brainerd Presbyterian Church Hosts Its First Annual CommUNITY Block Party

Saturday, August 15 from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Brainerd Presbyterian Church invites the community members from all over Chattanooga and East Brainerd to their first annual CommUNITY Block Party, Saturday, Aug 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.   There will be inflatables for kids, free lunch (hot dogs, chips, cookie and drink), live music, games, free giveaway drawings (Chrome ... (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Opportunity No Longer Opportune?

It used to be said, “When Opportunity knocks, don’t forget to answer the door.” Now, apparently, when Opportunity chooses to knock, we should respond by shouting, “Go away, you racist, sexist so-and-so!” Recently University of California faculty members were provided a list of “microaggressive” terms to be avoided, words and phrases that could be construed as bigotry. Among ... (click for more)

Zaxby's To Go In Across From Bass Pro Shop At New I-75 Exit 1 Development In East Ridge

A new Zaxby's will be built across from Bass Pro Shop at I-75's Exit 1 in East Ridge, developer John Healy said Thursday night. He said other restaurants and hotels are also coming to the Jordan Crossing site at the entrance to Camp Jordan Park. Mr. Healy said he hopes to make a "significantly larger" announcement soon. The East Ridge City Council, at a special called meeting, ... (click for more)

Young Man Involved In Incident That Led To A Murder Gets Diversion, Praise For Testifying

A young man who was involved in an incident that led to a murder has been given diversion and praised for testifying against co-defendants. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman said a conviction for facilitation of an aggravated robbery can be expunged if Dustin Hayes gets in no further trouble for six years. The judge said, "We wouldn't be dealing with 40 shootings a year ... (click for more)

The Silence Is Deafening - And Response

In this week’s news cycle we have the international uproar over the killing of Cecil the lion. In the same time most national news outlet refuse to even mention the undercover videos of so call doctors and technicians discussing the harvesting, processing and sale of human baby body parts.  The argument by those liberal, progressive Democrats has been that the “fetus” was ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Dr. Palmer, You’re Toast

America is absolutely furious! By 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon there were 36,000 people who had petitioned the White House to extradite Walter Palmer, who is today the most despised man in all of North America. On the Yelp.com website, that promotes his dentistry business in Eden Prairie, Minn, over 6,000 had posted violent, vulgar and vicious notes and, for the record, 60 of them ... (click for more)