Epsilon Sigma Alpha Has 2 New Members

Monday, February 04, 2013

During the Epsilon Sigma Alpha January business meeting Teresa Handley and Susan Jordan were welcomed into the chapter. As new members they will be installed on Feb. 16 along with 2013-2014 officers.

Alpha Beta accepts new members year round.  Call 266-5215 for more information about visiting and/or joining the Alpha Beta Chapter of ESA.  The next chapter meeting is Feb. 11. Look for ESA – Alpha Beta Chapter #163 on Facebook.

ESA chapters nationwide support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and recently celebrated a 40-year partnership with them during a special ceremony in Memphis on November 2, 2012. The hospital dedicated a wing to ESA as its largest third party donor. To date, ESA has raised more than $160 million to support the hospital.  

The next fund-raiser for St. Jude will be the annual Tony O’Rear Bowl for Life Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Brainerd Holiday Bowl. Bowlers are needed for the event. Teams of four can register for $150. US 101, Buffalo Wild Wings, Holiday Bowl, and Custom Werks Graphics sponsor the event. Call 870-4476 to register or 899-2695 for more information.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha is an international leadership and service organization where members develop friendships, find their passion for community service, and continue on the path of lifelong learning.




This Week In The Arts

This week in the Arts:  Special Events      The Jazzanooga Jazz Festival continues throughout the month of April and includes events such as Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard in concert on Friday at 8 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre, and a JazzWalk 2014 Parade on Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on MLK Boulevard. For a full schedule of events, please visit www.jazzanooga.org ... (click for more)

Road Closure For Tree Removal

The 2900 block of Westside Drive, between South Crest Road and East 29th Street, will be closed on Friday from noon until 4 p.m. for an emergency tree removal. (click for more)

Berke Names Fred Fletcher, Of Austin, Tex., New Chattanooga Police Chief

Mayor Andy Berke announced Thursday that Fred Fletcher of Austin, Tex., is his pick for Chattanooga Chief of Police. With 20 years of experience in law enforcement, Mr. Fletcher has served in an executive, command, or supervisory role for 12 years.  As commander in Region III of the Austin Police Department, Mr. Fletcher spearheaded community initiatives including a drug market ... (click for more)

Child, 23 Months, Found Dead In Crib With Fentanyl Patch On Back; Death Ruled Homicide

A 23-month-old Chattanooga boy has been found dead in his crib with a Fentanyl patch on his back. The death of Demarcus Bryant at 7655 Borris Dr. last month was ruled a homicide. An autopsy report says he died from "Fentanyl patch placed by someone else." Chattanooga Police are investigating. No one has yet been charged. The child was found face down in his crib. ... (click for more)

A Slap In The Face To Local Police Applicants

Little Andy has once again shown what he thinks about the Chattanooga Police Department by ignoring all the applicants from within the department. There were several great candidates within the police department that had as much experience as the chosen one from 1,000 miles away. This is a slap in the face for any officer who is at the Chattanooga Police Department who has aspirations ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UAW Voices In Detroit

Today we are going to eavesdrop on somewhat of an open conversation that was held far to the north after the United Auto Workers surprisingly dropped a legal challenge with the National Labor Relations Board in Chattanooga the first thing on Monday morning. The NLRB judge certified the VW workers’ February vote to turn away the UAW at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen manufacturing plant ... (click for more)