Advent Home Has Graduation Ceremony June 23

Friday, June 14, 2013
Nate and Luke beam during their 2012 graduation from Advent Home. Recently, both were awarded college scholarships.
Nate and Luke beam during their 2012 graduation from Advent Home. Recently, both were awarded college scholarships.

Advent Home will host a graduation ceremony on June 23 at 9 a.m. at the Barbara Cox Learning Center on campus. 

Officials said these young men have grown; their classwork has improved; they are trimmer and healthier; and a lot of their anger and impulsive behavior have lessened. Three of the former students have been offered scholarships to Union College in Nebraska. 

Dr. Daniel Binus, psychiatrist, will speak on the beautiful side of restoration at the graduation ceremony.

For more information contact Barbara at 336-5052 x 223 or visit www.adventhome.org.

Here is the weekend program:

Friday, June 21, 7-8:30 p.m. Consecration Ceremony

Saturday, June 22, 9-10:30 a.m. Family Worship
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Counseling Support
2-4 p.m. Afternoon Program
4:30-6 p.m. Baptism Ceremony

Sunday, June 23, 9-11 a.m.   Family Worship 
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Graduation Ceremony



Vest To Speak At Lee’s Winter Commencement

Dr. R. Lamar Vest will return to a familiar setting to deliver the address at Lee University’s winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17. Not only is Dr. Vest an alumnus of Lee, he also served as the school’s president for two years, 1984-86.  Dr. Vest's leadership and influence globally as a minister has included a leading role in the World Pentecostal Fellowship ... (click for more)

Crash Survivor Austin Hatch To Speak At McCallie’s Dr Pepper TEN Classic Luncheon

Austin Hatch will bring his story of survival and perseverance to the McCallie School on the afternoon of Feb. 3, 2017, as the featured speaker at the Mountain View Auto Group Luncheon for the second annual McCallie Dr Pepper TEN Classic basketball showcase.  Mr. Hatch survived two plane crashes before graduating from high school — one in 2003 that killed his mother and ... (click for more)

County Schools Prepare To Set Priorities For Next Round Of School Building Funding

County school board members are gearing up to set priorities for the next round of new school construction in Hamilton County. Lee McDade, assistant superintendent, said officials may know by the spring how much money will be available to build new schools or add on to existing ones - or do a combination of both. Board member Rhonda Thurman said a proposal to build a new Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Walker County Will No Longer Have Full-Time County Attorney Under Whitfield Tenure; Will Add Full-Time Communications Director

Incoming Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said under his administration there will no longer be a full-time county attorney. "We will outsource this service on a fee basis," he said. Mr. Whitfield said he has begun interviewing attorneys who might be able to help out the county from time to time. Don Oliver has long been the county attorney for Walker County ... (click for more)

Vehicle Emissions Testing Causes More Pollution Than It Prevents - And Response

While a noble cause to make sure vehicles are operating efficiently with the minimum amount of pollutants, a simple analysis makes it somewhat evident the VET program in Chattanooga causes more pollution that it prevents.  Though I don't know how many vehicles are tested on an annual basis, if you assume an average round trip of 10 miles to the nearest testing station (five ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Cost Of No Discipline

At the start of the current school year, state education officials gathered at some “state testing task force” when disciplinary records from across Tennessee happened to be revealed. You probably are unaware of this, as it seems to have been kept on the “down low,” but statewide a full 20 percent of the black males in our public schools were suspended at least once during the 2014-2015 ... (click for more)