Palate 2 Palette Kicks Off With Youth Gallery Reception

Reception To Be Held Night Before Main Event

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Area teens will soon have the opportunity to display their artwork at Palate 2 Palette’s Youth Gallery.  Sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, the gallery will feature artwork from area high school students on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, at The Church on Main. 

Exhibitors, family and friends are invited to attend the Youth Gallery Reception on April 25 from 7-9 p.m. as a way to kick of the 7th Annual Palate 2 Palette event and to preview the juried exhibit prior to the Gallery Stroll.  This year, the gallery will boast a ‘Steampunk Carnival’ theme, mixing styles from the Victorian and Industrial eras, with a vintage carnival theme.  Live music and cuisine provided by Broad Street Grille will be accompanied by the backdrop of floral arrangements from May Flowers, a photo booth, and the main attraction- the student’s artwork.

The Youth Gallery will be open on Saturday from 5-8 p.m. as part of Palate 2 Palette’s Gallery Stroll.  There will be music, wine and hors d’oeuvres.

“We have sponsored the Youth Gallery for six years now, and each year we are blown away by the creativity and artwork of the students involved,” said Sarah Sherfey, community relations specialist at TVFCU.  “We invite the whole community to join us at the reception and for the stroll to see why we are so passionate about this great event.”

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Craniofacial Foundation of America.  The CFA is a local nonprofit organization that supports the work of the Tennessee Craniofacial Center at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Erlanger Health System.  The TCC specializes in the evaluation and treatment of patients of all ages with craniofacial deformities with services covering a broad range of operations and treatment from birth defects, tumors and trauma.  

Tickets for Friday night’s reception are $5 for adults and $2 for students.  Tickets to Palate to Palette on Saturday night are $75 per person, which includes admission to all the galleries as well as the Bubbles and Sweets Party.  For more information visit the event website at www.p2pchattanooga.com.  Get event updates by following Palate to Palette on Facebook and Twitter.


CARTA Observes Labor Day Schedule

In observance of Labor Day, there will be no CARTA fixed route bus service or North Shore Shuttle service on Monday, September 5, 2016.  The Downtown Shuttle will operate on a holiday schedule, beginning at 9:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m.  The CARTA Care-a-van service will also be operating on a holiday schedule.     All CARTA bus services will resume regular weekday ... (click for more)

1st Annual Body Positive Fashion Show Debuts In September

The first annual Body Positive Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Hart Gallery at 110 E. Main St. in Chattanooga. The show is the first major fundraising event for the local grassroots organization Body Positive Chattanooga. The event will include a runway fashion show, wine and locally-made cupcakes.  The Body Positive Fashion Show is ... (click for more)

Avocet Hospitality Group Acquires The Read House; Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation Planned For The Historic Chattanooga Property

Historic Read House Associates, LLC, a subsidiary of Avocet Hospitality Group (AHG), on Wednesday announced the acquisition of The Read House in downtown Chattanooga. The seller, Read House Investors, LP , has owned the property since 1994 and entered a sale agreement with AHG in May. Hodges Ward Elliott represented and advised the seller in the transaction. The 242-room ... (click for more)

Judge Says Dyer, Brennan Can Obtain Loans From Friends And Families After Affidavits Are Filed

Federal Judge Travis McDonough ruled Wednesday that two Chattanooga men who were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with defrauding a large number of investors can obtain loans from friends and family to pay attorneys and for living expenses. However, he said details of the loans must be spelled out in affidavits that he and the SEC must approve. The loans to Doug ... (click for more)

Colin Kaepernick Is The Epitome Of American Patriotism - And Response (2)

As the mother, mother-in-law, sister, aunt, and former wife of present active duty and veterans several times over, it isn't the patriotism of NFL player Colin Kaepernick I question, but the patriotism of those who are attacking him. Kaepernick is the epitome of all things this country is suppose to stand for and challenge. If he's attacked for taking a stand then everything this ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: How Tenure Destroys Kids

When the California Supreme Court announced last week that it would not hear a landmark case (Vergara v. California) you didn’t hear much about it, but when Hamilton County employs almost 30 percent of teachers that are deemed to be “the least effective” by any measure, it’s time for somebody outside our classrooms to start paying very close attention. I was amazed that last ... (click for more)