Freedoms Foundation Meeting Moved To Westview Elementary

Friday, February 22, 2013

The meeting of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge on Saturday has been moved.

It will be at Westview Elementary School on East Brainerd Road instead of Collegedale City Hall.

The local membership meeting and awards ceremony is from 1-3 p.m.

At this meeting, the Foundation will honor the following people for their contributions toward the goals of the organization and their work in the community:

  • Distinguished Chapter Member & Spirit of 76 Award - The Honorable Larry Henry
  • Distinguished Citizen& Lifetime Achievement Award – The Honorable Harold Coker
  • Distinguished Military Service Award – Admiral Vance Frye, retired
  • Distinguished Teacher/Educator Award – Dr.
    Lucien Ellington
  • Distinguished Teacher/Educator Award – Dr. Bill McClay
  • Distinguished Volunteer Organization Service Award – Teresa Dinger, Siskin Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Distinguished Volunteer Organization Service Award – Vincent Oakes, Chattanooga Boy Choir

The public is invited for a light lunch and to recognize the award winners.

 


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