Republic Parking And First Things First Host Ribbon-Cutting on May 5

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Republic Parking System and First Things First will celebrate the ribbon-cutting and official dedication of the new “Family Lot to benefit First Things First” on Monday at 3 p.m. The parking lot is located at the old EPB Building Site on Market Street between 5th and 6th Streets. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the event.

Republic Parking System and General Manager Britton Stansell are donating a portion of the proceeds from this lot to benefit the family-strengthening programs of First Things First.


“We at Republic Parking System have tremendous respect for the mission of FTF,” said Ms. Stansell.  “We have seen firsthand how hard they work to build strong families in our community. It is our privilege to partner with them, and help them continue this important work.”

“We are thrilled to have this amazing opportunity with Republic Parking,” stated Julie Baumgardner, president and CEO of First Things First.  “By utilizing this lot, individuals will be helping us transform lives across the region.  We are truly grateful to Britton Stansell and Republic Parking for their generosity.”

For more information about First Things First or the programs they offer to the community, please call 423-267-5383 or visit

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