Cleveland State Has Ribbon Cutting For New Learning Lab And Sac Pac Program

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Shown are front row, left to right, Lou Ann Wright, Bill Brown, Carl Hite, Bob Hardin, Lee Ann Lowe. Reba Terry, Julie Jones, Sandra Kay Williams, Denise King, and Tommy Wright; back row, Sherry Holloway, Margo Fitzgerald, Mike Seago, Toni Miles, Guy Davis, and Kourtney Yonge.
Shown are front row, left to right, Lou Ann Wright, Bill Brown, Carl Hite, Bob Hardin, Lee Ann Lowe. Reba Terry, Julie Jones, Sandra Kay Williams, Denise King, and Tommy Wright; back row, Sherry Holloway, Margo Fitzgerald, Mike Seago, Toni Miles, Guy Davis, and Kourtney Yonge.
Cleveland State Community College held a ribbon-cutting for the new Service-Learning Lab and The Caring Place Sac Pac Program. 

The Sac Pac program started in January 2012 and was created to care for children in Bradley County who are living in poverty by providing packs with kid-friendly, nutritious meals to students each weekend during the school year. The program currently provides over 400 packs of food weekly to local elementary schools. 

The Sac Pac Program will provide on-campus service-learning and community service volunteer opportunities for CSCC students, faculty, staff, and community citizens.

 


There Is No Time Like The Present To Finish School

Christy Cartwright, a 44-year-old single mom of four sons from Dunlap, made a decision that changed her life forever and for the better. She returned to school to finish her degree at Chattanooga State Community College.    Rewind for a moment…   In the fall of 1991, after graduating high school, Christy began studying Criminal Justice offered through a partnership ... (click for more)

State Board Of Education To Vote On Proposed Social Studies Standards

The State Board of Education will hear and discuss revisions to the proposed draft of Tennessee Academic Standards for Social Studies at its July 27 workshop. The standards will be voted on final consideration the following day, July 28.   The K-12 social studies standards were first considered in April 2017. Between first and final reading, the draft standards were revised ... (click for more)

Bill Kilbride To Retire As Chamber CEO; To Step Down Dec. 31; Chamber Starts Transition Process

Bill Kilbride, president and CEO of the Chattanooga Chamber, has announced that he is retiring from his position effective  Dec. 31 .   Larry Buie, chairman of the Chamber board of directors, expressed his appreciation for Bill's efforts. He said, “Bill Kilbride has led us through the past three years to a place of excellence in terms of strategic leadership. Among ... (click for more)

Corker Votes For Amendment To Repeal Core Elements Of Obamacare; Alexander Votes Against It

Senator Bob Corker voted for an amendment to repeal the core elements of Obamacare, while allowing for a reasonable transition period for a replacement to be developed and implemented. “As I have said before, I believe the best path forward is for Congress to repeal Obamacare after a reasonable transition period,” said Senator Corker. “This amendment would take us back ... (click for more)

Prayers For Denny - And Response

I don’t live in Chattanooga any longer unfortunately and haven’t for many years now, but when I did live there, I was more than a regular at Yesterdays.  It was basically my second home….as it was for many, many of my friends and others that I may not have known their names, but definitely knew their faces.   It was the “Cheers” of Chattanooga. It was the place that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘No Sir -- It Stays Here’

To any of the millions who have served the United States on the field of combat, the most hallowed and prized distinction is our nation’s Medal of Honor. It is never given, it is always earned before it is ever awarded.  At least that’s the way it was up until a sun-splashed Wednesday three weeks ago in Vicenza, Italy. There is an Army base there that houses the 173 rd Airborne ... (click for more)