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. 

Signal Centers Director Pam Hudson And Creative Design Engineer Ezra Reynolds Speak At Civitan Club Meeting

Pam Hudson, director of the children's program at the Signal Centers, told the Chattanooga Civitan Club that while the organization had traditionally only worked with young children, during this year they expanded to help high school students with disabilities as well. She said, "There are also adults who receive services at signal center...We routinely have intergenerational ... (click for more)

3rd Annual Affordable Botox SuperHero Race Benefitting Make-A-Wish East Tennessee Scheduled August 23

Responses to the second annual Affordable Botox Run for Wishes last September has prompted organizers to host a third event on Saturday, Make-A-Wish East Tennessee and the Chattanooga Track Club announced.  Make-A-Wish East Tennessee is partnering with the Chattanooga Track Club to help organize the event. Enterprise South Nature Park is the host location for the event ... (click for more)

Black Creek Developers Say They "Followed The Rules" On $9 Million TIF: To Continue Project

The developers of the Black Creek project at Aetna Mountain said Thursday they "complied precisely by the rules when we applied for and received approval of the TIF district." Doug Stein said the group plans to continue on with the project, which he said earlier would include the creation of a small town on a huge undeveloped tract on the mountain above Black Creek (formerly ... (click for more)

WTCI Says Fleischmann Ad Included Unauthorized Use Of Logo

Officials of WTCI TV said a Chuck Fleischmann TV ad contained an unauthorized use of the public TV station's logo. Officials stated in a letter to WTCI viewers: "We understand that members of our community may have received a printed communication from the Chuck Fleischmann for Congress Committee featuring the headline "Weston Wamp Supports Amnesty for Illegal Immigration." ... (click for more)

Cell Phones And Roundabouts

I read the article written by Chris Morgan about the use of cell phones in vehicles and the Chattanooga Roundabouts. Cell phone use in vehicles especially in crisis intersection situations is extremely dangerous. I also agree with his assessment about the roundabouts. One problem I see with roundabouts is that on the two-lane roundabouts where they are coming in from ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Wrongs Not Right

Scottie Mayfield is a delightful friend of mine but he’s the last guy in the world who should be aiming at anybody’s character. He’s always had class but today Scottie is the “star” of a shameful political commercial in which he assails challenger Weston Wamp on behalf of a panicked Chuck Fleischmann. Mayfield, you’ll remember, ran against the two in the last race for the District ... (click for more)