Jewish Impact on Chattanooga is Topic of March 3 CAHA/Public Library Program

Monday, February 24, 2014

A program on “The Jewish Impact on Chattanooga:  A Historical Perspective" will be presented on Monday, March 3 at 6pm at the downtown Public Library, 1001 Broad Street.  The Chattanooga Area Historical Association and the Local History and Genealogy Department of The Public Library are co-sponsoring the event.

Sanford Winer will be the speaker.  Mr. Winer's experience in the Chattanooga area includes a career as a certified public accountant, a professor at UTC, a member of the Board of Directors of the Chattanooga History Center, and a member of the B’nai Zion Congregation.

If you would like more information about this event, please contact Scott Seagle at 423/364-3169 or email at

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