BlueCross Names Weber Community Relations Manager

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Dawn Weber
Dawn Weber

Dawn Weber has been named manager of community relations for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. In this role, she oversees the daily operations of both the BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee Health Foundation and the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust. 

Ms. Weber is responsible for researching grant and community gift opportunities, outreach projects and special initiatives serving Tennessee communities.

“Dawn brings an impressive record of accomplishment to this role, as well as a thorough understanding of community outreach, project management and strategic planning,” said Calvin Anderson, executive director of the Community Trust and Tennessee Health Foundation. “Her extensive experience will add to our efforts to positively impact the health and wellness of our fellow Tennesseans.” 

Before coming to BlueCross, Ms. Weber worked in a variety of leadership and community outreach roles in Chattanooga with Alexian Brothers Health System, Senior Neighbors and the Adventure Guild.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree from the University of Maryland. 

Ms. Weber is the Sergeant-at-Arms for the Chattanooga Downtown Rotary Club. She is a board member of the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute, Planned Giving Council and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

World AIDS Day Events Held Dec. 1 And 6

The Southeast TN Council for HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention, in partnership with the city of Chattanooga and The Hunter Museum of American Art, will host World AIDS Day 2015 events on Tuesday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 6. These events will highlight the arc of the pandemic, how the southern United States is the epicenter of the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, the ... (click for more)

Free Metabolic Seminars Hosted By CHI Memorial Metabolic And Bariatric Care

Jack F. Rutledge, M.D. and CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care will host two free seminars in December on surgical weight loss options. The first seminar will be held at CHI Memorial Hospital in the community room Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. The second seminar will be at the North River Civic Center in Hixson on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. "Obesity can be devastating to ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Trustee Asks Use Of Funds From Clinic Sale To Obtain DISH Funds

The trustee for Hutcheson Medical Center is asking to use proceeds from the sale of the Chickamauga Clinic in order to help obtain Disproportionate Share (DISH) funds from the state of Georgia. Trustee Ronald Glass said, in order to get $1,138,159 in DISH funds, the hospital must transfer $369,333 through the Hospital Authority of Catoosa, Walker and Dade Counties. He noted ... (click for more)

Man, 56, Stabbed At The Corner Of North Market, Frazier Avenue

A 56-year-old man was stabbed at the corner of North Market Street and Frazier Avenue on Wednesday night. Chattanooga Police were advised of the altercation at 7 p.m. Police located a single victim, Danny Henderson, suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen.  T he victim was transported to a local hospital where he received treatment for his injuries. ... (click for more)

An Extra Helping Of Gratitude

After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga.   We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before.  We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America.  We honor our ... (click for more)

Why I Am Thankful, 2015

I can’t really remember when I first started this – sometime in the 1970s – but my favorite column every year comes during Thanksgiving when I literally pause and use my fingers to thank God for all His richest blessings. The year 2015 has been bountiful so here are just a few of the things I will carry in my heart as I take my place at today’s table: I AM THANKFUL that tomorrow, ... (click for more)