Chattanooga Weekly YFD Top 10

Monday, January 27, 2014


This Saturday, Feb 1st, Eastdale YFD Center 1:30-3 p.m.
Plan meals using the Choose My Plate guidelines
Read food nutrition labels to know the salt, sugar, and calories in the foods you eat.
Understand the harm obesity, hypertension, and diabetes can have on your body.
Beware of how what you eat and how much impacts the ability of medications to work.

To register call (423) 521-5026 or send an email to In partnership with A VILLAGE PROJECT - CHATTANOOGA

Every Monday 7-8pm on Groove Radio FM 93.5

PLUS, we hear from Dr. Doug Fairbanks from First Centenary United Methodist. Both will join us tonight to discuss the roll that faith-based institutions play in the community. 

Tune in tonight from 7-8pm on Groove 93....or listen live  at  If you missed a show, no worries, all shows can be found here: 


Sign Ups Start This Week! 

Boys and Girls! Ages 3-12. RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) sign ups are going on now at ALL Youth & Family Development Centers. New This year, TEE-BALL for ages 3-4! 

Sign up NOW through March 1st at any center, or call Montrell for more information at 643-6058. 

Opening Day: March 22nd at Warner Park. 

Volunteers/Coaches Needed! 


This Saturday 10am-1pm

Students, need community volunteer hours? 

We are mulching, cleaning the picnic areas, fixing fence and more. We will provide a little TLC to this park, between South Broad and Market Street in Chattanooga's South side. The City will provide all the materials and tools, all you need to do is show up. Kids are welcome. 


Listen Tomorrow on WNOO at 2pm! 
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

provides assistance with home energy bills for residents who qualify. For more information about the program and requirements, listen tomorrow at 2pm on 1200am, or call 757-5541. 


Register NOW-Feb. 26th. Tyner YFD Center

Adult Women's basketball has returned! Grab your team for a fun, challenging league for all levels. Registration is open now through Feb 26th, with games starting in March! Space is limited so sign up today by calling 423-855-2664 or visiting Tyner YFD Center at 6900 Ty-Hi Drive.  


Education and Diet Program at North River Civic Center. February 5th, Noon-1pm.  

Executive Chef, and food and services director of Life Care Centers of Hixson will present and ongoing educational series with cooking demonstrations with topics on how fresh, frozen and canned vegetable impact your bones and body functions. 

The program is free! For more information, call 842-0049 or stop by the North River Civic Center, just behind Northgate Mall in Hixson. 


Saturday, Feb 22th at Hixson YFD Center 

Middle School and High School, we are calling on you for our Annual Blacklight Dodgeball tournament. Taking Place at Hixson Youth and Family Development Center, 5600 School Drive, Saturday night, January 25th. Teams are free to play, but you must register by calling 490-9289. or by registering here 



Saturday February 22nd. 

Join the Eastgate Senior Activity Center and help keep american history alive by sharing this experience with your family! This is a trip for ALL ages!. 

Transportation, meals, and entrance to the exhibit for a low price. 

Starting at $48 for 12-17 years old 

$54 for 18-64
$50 for 65 and up! 
For more information, stop by the Eastgate Senior Center in Eastgate Mall or call Clarence at 855-9444.  

Featuring Lexia Technology Based Learning.  

Lexia provides explicit, personalized learning on foundational reading skills for students of all abilities, and delivers performance data and analysis without interrupting the flow of instruction. This research-proven, technology-based approach accelerates reading skills development, predicts students' year-end performance and provides facility managers and our education coordinator, data-driven action plans to help differentiate instruction. 

You can sign your child up for daily after school learning at these centers: 

Avondale, Brainerd, Carver, Eastdale, Eastlake, East Chatt, Hixson, North Chatt, South Chatt, Washington Hills and Westside Centers. Or call 643-6096. 

East Ridge Police Department To Conduct Labor Day Weekend Saturation

The East Ridge Police Department will be conducting a patrol saturation across the upcoming Labor Day weekend. The additional officers will focus their efforts on vehicle crash reduction and public safety enhancement. ERPD would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend. (click for more)

TDOT Halts Lane Closures On Tennessee Highways For Labor Day Weekend

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period.  Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday through 6 a.m. on Tuesday.  This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday. ... (click for more)

Detectives Investigating Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy At Soddy Daisy

Detectives are investigating the death of a three-year-old child, who was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday and later died. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 10710 Jenkins Circle, Soddy Daisy, on Wednesday on a report of a boy having drowned in the bathtub.  Deputies arrived on the scene and immediately took over CPR until Hamilton County Emergency ... (click for more)

Shooting Of 15-Year-Old Began As Argument Between Teens

According to police, the Tuesday night shooting of a juvenile on Taylor Street started as an argument between the two young men. Terry Marshell Smith Jr., 19, was arrested the following day. Police said the former Hixson High School student shot the juvenile in the shoulder after their argument and then fled the scene.  According to police, Smith admitted to the shooting. ... (click for more)

Better Plan For Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Thanks For Making The Southern Brewers Festival A Success

Now that the dust has settled I'd like to thank Chattanooga for supporting the Southern Brewers Festival and making it yet another very successful event.    For those who do not know - the SBF benefits the Chattanooga chapter of Kids on the Block and the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.  As a partner helping the SBF with volunteers, sponsorships and the overall production ... (click for more)