Chattanooga Zoo Celebrates Hug-A-Bunny Day Saturday

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Chattanooga Zoo will celebrate the arrival of spring and the Easter holiday on Saturday at the Zoo’s annual Hug-a-Bunny Day.  

From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Zoo visitors will be able to hug real bunnies, have their picture made with the Easter bunny, hunt for Easter eggs at different education stations throughout the Zoo, watch the Zoo’s animals hunt for their own eggs, participate in numerous games, crafts, and activities, and more.  All activities are free with regular Zoo admission.  

This year, the Chattanooga Zoo welcomes back the 2nd annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. This kick-off to Hug-a-Bunny Day will allow guests to enjoy a nutritious breakfast, exclusive time with the Zoo’s bunnies and the Easter bunny, as well as all the other Zoo animals, and more. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are available online at www.chattzoo.org or in the Zoo Gift Shop. 

“Hug-a-Bunny day is always such a fun springtime event for Zoo staff and guests,” says Darde Long, Chattanooga Zoo president and CEO. “Every year, this event continues to grow and this year, we will have more bunnies to hug and more eggs to hunt than ever before.” 

For more information on Hug-a-Bunny Day, visit www.chattzoo.org or call the Zoo Gift Shop at 697-1319. 



DAR And SAR Chapters Host Veterans At VEP Boot Camp

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution hosted veterans at the 2015 Veteran's Entrepreneurial Program Boot Camp.  This program was developed to give veterans from all over the country an opportunity  to strengthen their future with tools that will aid them in starting their own businesses. The Veteran's Entrepreneurial Program has ... (click for more)

Transportation Coalition Releases Interactive Map Of Road/Highway Needs

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee has posted a new, interactive webpage showing nearly 400 unfunded state road/highway projects. The webpage is part of the coalition’s ongoing education initiative to highlight transportation infrastructure funding problems.  The unfunded projects come to nearly $8 billion, says Susie Alcorn, executive director of the Tennessee Infrastructure ... (click for more)

Sheriff Watson Offers To Send Team To Colorado To Help With Search For Cleveland's Joe Keller; Active Search Suspended

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has offered to send a Special Response Team, as well as other resources, to help Colorado authorities, who have suspended their search for 19-year-old Joseph Keller. He noted, "Joe Keller is a well-known young man who has lived in the Bradley County area, and disappeared while on a run in Conejos County, Colorado recently. " Sheriff ... (click for more)

Major AT&T Outage Strikes Chattanooga, Surrounding Areas; Verizon, T-Mobile Also Experience Outages In Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama

When AT&T subscribers tried to use their cell phones in North Georgia this afternoon, they got a message saying “Emergency Calls Only.”  On Signal Mountain, a terse “Network Busy” message popped up when they tried to use their phones.  They are not alone.  According to news reports in The Tennessean in Nashville and numerous other news sources, AT&T ... (click for more)

In Agreement With Rep. Womick's Bill

I agree wholeheartedly with the bill by Rep. Womick that county clerks only marry couples of the opposite sex, but I doubt that the present Supreme Stupids would change the position of the court and fear that the time, energy and money spent to defend a legal action brought by the liberal supporters of the present state of the law would be for nothing.  There is a higher ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Very Silly Apology

It didn’t get a lot of attention, as well it should not have, but when I heard Japanese giant Mitsubishi was offered an apology for heinous war crimes that took place during World War II, I thought it was an ill-conceived publicity stunt. But, no, in a solemn ceremony last month hosted by the Museum of Tolerance at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, that is exactly what ... (click for more)