Building Better Moms Program Begins In September

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Building Better Moms, a program which strives to build a community of moms who learn, grow and serve together, will begin in September at Tyner United Methodist Church, 6805 Standifer Gap Road. The program includes speakers and group discussion, a supportive network of moms, and missions projects in the community.

 

Members meet together in a larger group setting, but are connected with a small group of moms with whom they share a table at each meeting throughout the year.

BBM welcomes mothers with children who are early childhood all the way through high school. Meetings run about two hours in length and meet approximately twice a month to enjoy food and fellowship, speakers and group discussion All current or expecting moms are invited. Meeting dates will be Sept. 23, Oct. 14 and 28, Nov. 11 and 25, Dec. 9, Jan. 13 and 27, Feb. 10 and 24, March 10 and 24, Apr. 28 and May 12. All meetings are held in Wesley Hall. Registration is $10 and member dues are $15. Contact the church office e for more information.


Joint Ash Wednesday Service

Washington Hills United Methodist Church will host this year's joint Ash Wednesday service with Rev. Dr. Elston McLain preaching and his Stanley Memorial choir providing the music.     There will be a light repast following the service.  The service begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday at 6216 Hadley Dr.   All are invited and welcome. (click for more)

St. Martin Of Tours Episcopal Church Chattanooga Presents Ash Wednesday Services

The imposition of ashes will take place during two services presented at St. Martin of Tours Episcopal Church (7547 East Brainerd Road, 37421) on  Wednesday, with a morning service at  10 a.m.  and an evening service including Taize meditation and music at  6 p.m. St. Martin will also be presenting an ongoing Lenten Series called “Growing a Rule ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Principals Say Part 1 Of TN Ready Testing Should Be Cut Due To Online System Failure

Hamilton County principals are asking that Part 1 of the TN Ready Assessment be dropped this year due to the recent crash of the online system for the program. The principals also asked that any Part 1 TN Ready test results  not be applied to students’ grades or to evaluations and rankings for school personnel and school districts. The local principals also ... (click for more)

Allan Walsh Named New Bradley County Workhouse Superintendent

Sheriff Eric Watson announced the appointment of Allan Walsh as superintendent of the new Bradley County Workhouse, which will begin construction soon and be opened this year.  Plans are for the new facility, to be adjacent to the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Jail and Courts complex, to hold up to 128 non-violent, low security inmates. A graduate of Bradley ... (click for more)

What Our Schools Are And Have Been Doing About Bullying

Bullying has been a widely discussed topic during the last few weeks in the wake of the incident involving the Ooltewah High basketball team.  Contrary to public opinion, Hamilton County Schools have not been passive in our efforts to address bullying now or for the past several years.  Unfortunately, bullying is a societal norm that is infiltrating our school community, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Warmth For Cold Days

I come across all sorts of warm things every day and as we burrow out of sub-freezing temperatures for a day or two, shaking off ice and snow, allow me to share a few things for a change that may take the bite out of the winter wind. This is what helps me. * * * Judy Bellenfant, who has been a soul mate ever since we shared jokes in high school classrooms, sends along this ... (click for more)