Creative Discovery Museum Celebrates TNStars 529 Day On May 29

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Five bucks and some change will give Tennesseans access to family-friendly fun at Creative Discovery Museum on May 29. Creative Discovery Museum is among the select locations across the state that people can visit for $5.29 per person. 

The 529 Day is part of an effort to raise awareness about the Tennessee Treasury Department’s TNStars College Savings 529 Program, which offers families a low-cost way to save money for college expenses while receiving certain tax advantages.

The event has been dubbed TNStars 529 Day after Section 529 of the federal tax code, which allows states to setup college savings programs. 

Creative Discovery Museum will offer $5.29 admission for the day and 5.29 percent discounts in the café, gift shop and on Museum memberships. Regular admission is $12.95. The Museum will also extend its hours and close at 5:29 p.m. on May 29.

“We are pleased to partner with the Treasury Department to increase awareness of a program that can play such an important role in a child’s future,” said Henry Schulson, executive director at Creative Discovery Museum.

Tennessee residents can also visit www.TNStars.com/529day to register to win a variety of TNStars 529 Day themed prizes, including $529 toward a college savings account, family VIP packages to baseball games, museum memberships, gift certificates and more.  As part of this promotion, the Creative Discovery Museum is offering a prize of a free membership plus a gift certificate for $52.90 to the Museum Shop.  

For more information, call 756-2738 or visit the Museum website at www.cdmfun.org.


W Road Closed Tuesday

The Hamilton County Highway Department announced the W Road will be closed Tuesday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for general  maintenance and clean up.   (click for more)

Dalton Police Department Celebrates Brad Jones’ Retirement

The Dalton Police Department said goodbye to one of its own Friday as longtime employee Brad Jones celebrated his retirement from the agency. Mr. Jones served the department as a civilian employee. He joined the DPD in 1988 as a dispatcher.  Mr. Jones served as a dispatcher until 1994 when he moved into the property and evidence room as a P&E custodian.  He retired ... (click for more)

Additions And Improvements At Camp Jordan Arena Coming Soon

Additions and improvements are coming to Camp Jordan Arena in the near future. At the Thursday night meeting of the East Ridge city council, approval was given for buying new playground equipment. It will come from Gametime, a locally-based company. The VP of Marketing lives in East Ridge and made a proposal to set up the playground at Camp Jordan so his company could use it for ... (click for more)

Tribute Service For Luther Masingill Held At Historic Engel Stadium

It took a place as big as historic Engel Stadium for Chattanooga to say goodbye to their beloved Luther. Hundreds came Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to Luther Masingill who died early Monday morning after a radio career that spanned an amazing 74 years. It was clear from all who spoke that he was considered not only a radio personality, but also a role model. One after ... (click for more)

Not Everything Has Been Done To Save Hutcheson

I am a resident of Walker County and I have a personal belief that a hospital ranks equal to other basic services a community should offer (like police, fire, emergency services, school systems, government, etc.). I am not privy to all the management and financial conundrums concerning the feasibility of maintaining and growing Hutcheson, and as a private citizen I don’t believe ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Pete Carroll’s Philosophy

Pete Carroll, the head football coach of the Seattle Seahawks, has a deep belief that he can change people by simply listening to them and then making suggestions on how they can get what they really want. If the people Carroll who can influence win, Carroll wins, and remember his team won last year’s Super Bowl with his methods.   When asked for example, here is what ... (click for more)