Chattanooga Bridge Players Raise Money For Alzheimer's Research

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Members of the Chattanooga Bridge Club will play bridge from sunrise to sunset on Saturday to raise money for The Longest Day – an annual nationwide fundraising event for Alzheimer’s research held by the American Contract Bridge League and the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Chattanooga Bridge Club will host three sessions of open pair games open to the public beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m., with food served throughout the day. 

The event will be held at the Chattanooga Bridge Center, 1103 Dayton Blvd. 

For more information contact Darbi Padbury with the American Contract Bridge League at 901.487-0504 or Darbi.Padbury@acbl.org.


Senator Alexander Says FDA And NIH Must Be Ready For Medical Breakthroughs That Are Coming

Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday urged experts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help Congress in its work to ensure that “the exciting new technologies being developed and discoveries being made are reaching patients-- that the NIH is equipped to support the early-stage research required to make these advancements and that ... (click for more)

Bradley County Health Department Healthy Lifestyle Team Is Honored During National Public Health Week

During National Public Health Week this April, the Tennessee Department of Health’s Southeast Region honored employees who have gone much further than their jobs require to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans.  A team from the Bradley County Health Department won the Outstanding Teamwork Award and one member of the team won an Above and Beyond Award.    ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke Announces Plan To Provide High-Speed Internet At A Discount Price To Those With Low Incomes

Mayor Andy Berke, in his annual State of the City Address, on Monday announced the creation of the Netbridge Student Discount program. In the partnership with EPB, he said any family of a child eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch in schools can receive 100 megabits per second Internet at a cost of $26.99 per month." Mayor Berke said, "Think about it. Our low income families will ... (click for more)

DA Tells Dalton Jury Cell Phone Of Skyy Mims Was Found At Murder Scene

District Attorney Bert Poston told a jury in Dalton on Monday that the cell phone of Skyy Mims was found at the scene of the murder of convenience store clerk DK Chaudhari. He said Ms. Mims carried out the robbery in order to get Lotto tickets that she hoped would bring her money to finance her budding musical career. He said she took 80 "$500 A Week For Life" tickets. The ... (click for more)

The Heart Of A Teacher Makes A Difference - And Response (2)

In less than four weeks, I expect to be one of 216 graduating seniors from East Hamilton School. One could say all possible variables help a student rise to the highest levels in school; but a student is more than his environment or genetic code. He is a mixture of his own propensity and dedication to academics, coupled with a systemic team of mentors who give their all as a student’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Who Is This Barbarian?

The Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a curious decision on what defines a “whistleblower” last month, saying you can’t blow the whistle on your employer if he’s the only one who hears the whistle. No, you’ve got to go to someone other than the perpetrator which not only makes sense, but appears to heighten one’s chance of success. What is much more curious is why somebody didn’t ... (click for more)