Red Bank Council Hosts Annual Auction Benefiting Red Bank Schools On May 11

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s Red Bank Council will host a live auction on May 11, benefiting the Red Bank High School Health Academy, the Level Reading Room at Alpine Crest Elementary and the Red Bank Council Economic Development Committee.

The event will take place at Play Dog Excellent, at 4113 Dayton Blvd. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with the live auction following at 6 p.m. Attendees are invited to arrive early to view auction items, enjoy refreshments and network.

“We are very excited to continue our council’s long legacy of hosting fun social events that benefit great local causes,” said Red Bank Council President Jennifer Hindmon. “This event will feature hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages, as well as new auction items that have broad consumer appeal. Our goal is to attract people from both inside and outside the Red Bank community to this event.”

Auction items will include a variety of offerings, such as four box seats at the Chattanooga Lookouts, as well as the opportunity to throw the first pitch at a game, gift certificates to local restaurants, overnight hotel stays and much more.

The Red Bank Council Auction is free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required. Auction services will be provided by Fred Wood.  

For more information, contact Jennifer Hindmon at 423 240-2441 or jennifer.hindmon@erlanger.org.&


Chattanooga Area Labor Council To Host Workers Memorial Day Event

The Chattanooga Area Labor Council will host a Workers Memorial Day Event on Monday, April 28, to remember all workers who have suffered and died on the job and to renew efforts for safe workplaces.    This is a worldwide campaign, sponsored by the AFL-CIO, to generate awareness and support of workers’ rights to "safe, healthy and respectful work environments."   ... (click for more)

Hicks Speaker For Walker Chamber's Monthly Membership Luncheon

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center will be highlighted by keynote speaker Kinsey Hicks, program coordinator, during the Walker County Chamber of Commerce’s April Membership Luncheon which will take place on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N Hwy 27, Rock Spring, GA.    The Mission of the ... (click for more)

Bus Driver Will Not Face Charges In Tragic Bus Accident

Sergeant Tommy Sturdivan announced in a Friday afternoon press conference that the investigation into the death of six-year-old Zackery Bryant at Chattanooga Valley Elementary has been officially declared complete and that there will be no criminal charges. Zackery died tragically on Monday morning after being hit by a school bus after stepping off. According to Sgt. Sturdivan, ... (click for more)

Soddy Daisy May Begin Effort To Allow Wine In Grocery Stores; Concussion Forms Required For Sporting Events; WWTA Chided For Causing Potholes

The Soddy Daisy Commission is considering taking steps to allow wine in grocery stores now that Tennessee lawmakers have voted to lift restrictions. To have the law appear on the next ballot for a vote, Mayor Janice Cagle said a petition with an amount of signatures totaling 10 percent of the number of voters in the last general election will have to be collected. Commissioner ... (click for more)

State Moving Forward In Educational Improvements

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education released the following statement from President and CEO Jamie Woodson regarding the 2014 legislative session in Tennessee and HB1549/SB1835, which passed the General Assembly Thursday: After a year of extensive public and legislative conversation regarding higher academic standards and related strategies to improve student learning, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Nudge By Angel Kilbride

Way above us, high in the heavens, a handsome angel everybody calls Ben yelled to Saint Peter on Thursday and told him, “Better send me a couple of rubies and maybe an amethyst … Dad’s crown just got bigger.” To you such a scenario may sound silly and foolish but Bill Kilbride, a dynamic genius who has just been named as president-elect of Chattanooga’s Chamber of Commerce, knows ... (click for more)