Dixie Day Spay Hosts Sixth Annual Doggone Dessert Party

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Dixie Day Spay’s sixth annual Doggone Dessert Party will be this Sunday, from 1-4 p.m. at Mark’s Dog House on Keith Street in Cleveland.

Admission is $10, $5 for children younger than 12. The day will include all the yummy, ooey-gooey desserts you can hold and proceeds will help to fund spay/neuter, vaccinations and other services for dogs and cats.

Dixie Day Spay is a low-cost, non-profit spay/neuter clinic, dedicated to the No Kill mission. In addition to providing low-cost services to clients, Dixie Day Spay works closely with Cleveland for a No Kill City and provides surgeries at no-cost for cats coming from Cleveland Animal Control and going into the barn cat relocation program.

Dixie Day Spay opened in 2009 and since that time has performed more than 16,000 spay/neuter surgeries.

In addition to the desserts, there will be a silent auction during the event.

If you’d like to donate a favorite dessert, hors d'oeuvres or items for the auction, bring them to Dixie Day Spay, 182 Airport Road in Cleveland, between 1 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, or bring them to the event. If you need to arrange a pick-up time, call 618-2101 or 476-7122.



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: Northwestern Players Vote

The National Labor Relations Board, 0-1 this week after the United Auto Workers cancelled a hearing one hour before it was to begin in Chattanooga, has another chance for a last-minute finish today. In what will be under a more harsh light, the Northwestern University football team is expected to vote on whether to become a union Friday morning. Yesterday afternoon there remained ... (click for more)