green|spaces Hosts Inaugural Fundraising Event: The Rooftop Hop

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

green|spaces, a Chattanooga non-profit focused on advancing better building practices in the region, announces their inaugural fall fundraising event The Rooftop Hop.  

The Rooftop Hop will consist of seven parties on rooftops around downtown Chattanooga on Oct. 20from 6-11:30 p.m. All inclusive ticket holders will be able to hop around six exclusive rooftop parties which will include the Bread Factory Lofts (hosted by David & Julianne Hudson), the EPB Building (hosted by Bob Franklin and Elizabeth Crenshaw Hammit), the Plow Building (hosted by John Clark, Rob Taylor, and Chris Moore), River Point Condos (hosted by Jill Hill), the Tallan Building (hosted by the Grace Frank Group), and 212 Market (hosted by Sally Moses).  Each rooftop will have drinks and light hors d’oeuvres for guests from 6pm until 8pm, when the main rooftop party begins.  

The main rooftop party will be a concert featuring WTM Blues Band a highly experienced group of musicians with a rich inspiration of sounds. Followed by Space Capone, the main act out of Nashville, inspired by 70’s and 80’s R&B, disco and Detroit funk. It will take place on top of the Bijou parking deck.  

For the main rooftop party green|spaces will partner with foive of Chattanooga’s top restaurants who are dedicated to local foods and community sustainability; St. Johns/Meeting Place, The Blue Plate, and Taco Mamacita/Urban Stack.  Their chefs will prepare hors d'oeuvres for guests to enjoy throughout the evening. There will be beer, wine and Easy Bistro will be there serving up specialty cocktails.   

Early bird ticket pricing is $30 for the main rooftop party (includes food all night and 2 drink tickets) and $100 for all rooftop parties (includes food and drinks all night).  Ticket prices will go up on September 20, but there are still green|spaces member discounts available. For more information please visit www.therooftophop.com


PA Group USA Named To Accounting Today’s VAR 100 List For 2014

PA Group USA has been named by Accounting Today as one of the top 100 Value Added Resellers (VARs) of accounting and ERP software in North America. Accounting Today’s annual report acknowledges resellers of accounting and ERP software who set the standard for quality of service and ability to deliver valuable solutions, and then ranks them based on revenue. “The fact ... (click for more)

Volunteers Race The Clock To Tell The Chamber Story

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a new membership event Aug. 5-7. More than 400 volunteers will gather at the Chattanooga Theatre Center and get creative with themes, costumes and colors as they work against the clock and each other to recruit new Chamber members and spark community awareness of the Chamber’s role in supporting businesses.  “This ... (click for more)

County Commission Chairmanship Up For Grabs After Exit Of Henry, Skillern

The chairmanship of the County Commission is up for grabs after the exit of two commissioners who have held the post in recent years. Larry Henry is moving on to serve as Circuit Court clerk. Fred Skillern was upset by Randy Fairbanks in the Republican primary. Most of the returning commissioners have their eye on the possibility of taking over as chairman, or at least getting ... (click for more)

KFC Manager Arrested After Staging Fake Robbery

Police were called Sunday night after a manager of the KFC on 3rd Street staged a fake robbery in order to take money. Fellen Hayes, 24, was arrested after police say she conspired with a man named "Ira" to make her theft look like a robbery. These events occurred shortly after noon.  She initially called police saying that a tall black male had approached her and taken ... (click for more)

Curtis Adams: Beck, Mackey Should Be Considered For County Commission Leadership

Just think about this;  a person highly qualified applying for a job.  As he is just about finished filling out his papers for his interview, he sees at the bottom there is a place for him to check Democrat or Republican.  He would think, “if I mark the wrong one I may not get the job.” Being a real leader requires honesty, integrity, and, most importantly, fairness. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Mark’s 50th Anniversary Toast

In the new book that celebrates the first 50 years of baseball’s Southern League, its splendid author Mark McCarter recalls that very early in his career as a sports writer, he was riding with his boss somewhere and mentioned that if the legendary Allan Morris ever needed help covering the Chattanooga Lookouts that he’d love to help. Today, as he looks back, he ruefully adds, “I ... (click for more)