Executive Women International Donates $3,000 To Southern Adventist University

Monday, February 4, 2013
Executive Women International (EWI) of Chattanooga donated $3,000 to Southern Adventist University. Since chartering in 1987, EWI of Chattanooga has contributed more than $170,000 to scholarship donations at area schools. The scholarships are specifically designated for single mothers.

EWI of Chattanooga President Ani Yacoubian, of Yacoubian Tailors, says, "EWI representatives feel fortunate to have made a positive impact on their community through enriching the lives of local women.
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Connections, Careers and Community is the tagline of EWI, fulfilled through connection and promotion of member companies, career-enhancing professional development and community involvement. 


DeVos College Of Ed Hosts Literacy Conference

Lee University’s Helen DeVos College of Education hosted the Southeast Regional Literacy Conference.  The event welcomed over 500 educators from across Southeast Tennessee to address literacy in all content areas. Attendees participated in a variety of breakout sessions, which focused on ways that Tennessee districts and schools can exemplify excellence and equity to equip ... (click for more)

Lee Hosts THEC Grant Educators Workshop

Lee’s Department of Language and Literature, along with the Helen DeVos College of Education (HDCOE), conducted an educators workshop. The event, which took place on Lee’s campus, was funded by the Improving Teacher Quality Grant, which was awarded to Lee by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.  The workshop, “Let's CHAT: Collaboration and Higher Order Applications ... (click for more)

Man Charged In Renaissance Park Murder Hangs Himself At The County Jail

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Missing Cleveland Girl Found Safe in Creek Near Search Area

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Thank You To The Deputies Who Put Their Own Lives On The Line To Save Others

A few nights ago, a woman wrecked her vehicle because it left the roadway and struck a pole. A citizen called the Sheriff’s Department dispatcher and told them flames were coming out from underneath the vehicle. Shortly after being dispatched, Deputy Yeargan and Deputy Smith responded to the scene, where they saw a woman in the driver’s seat as flames were coming from the vehicle. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

On this, the last Saturday in July, please take this collection of chuckles with you into August. This summer I have had great fun picking out funny stories from what readers share with me during the week. My great pal and dear friend Brown sends this important message to fortify our desire to excel: Some of the world's most successful people experienced major failures: 1. ... (click for more)