Ethan Farnam To Perform At Noon Nosh Tuesday, July 15

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga invites the community to the Noon Nosh luncheon on Tuesday, July 15, at noon at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road.  Pianist Ethan Farnum will entertain the audience following the meal. The cost for the luncheon is $8. RSVP by July 10 to 493-0270 ext.10; rsvp@jewishchattanooga.com

Ethan Farnum started playing violin at age three; however the piano became his instrument of choice by age six.

He studied piano at Cadek Conservatory for six years with Andrea Exum. For the last 2 years he has studied with pianist Ning An. For the last three years Ethan has accompanied the Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts String Ensemble, He has received superior ratings at local and state piano competitions and received merit scholarships to the Colorado Suzuki Institute in 2009 and 2011. Ethan has attended the Lee University Piano Festival and Competition for the past two years.  He will be playing on the Federation’s baby grand which was donated by Harvey Jacobs in memory of his wife Justine.  This musical luncheon event is the second of three to be held this summer at the Jewish Cultural Center.

The Jewish Federation and is programs are open to everyone regardless of religious affiliation. 



Chattanooga ModelCon 2018 Will Be Jan. 5-6

The Chattanooga Scale Modelers Association will host their seventh annual scale model convention on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 5-6, at the Chattanooga Trade and Convention Center.  It will be open from 2-6 p.m. on Jan. 5 for entries and then Jan. 6 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with awards at 4 p.m.  Visitors can expect to see museum quality scale models grouped in categories ... (click for more)

Impact Of Hydrofracking To Be Topic Of Public Program

The impact of hydrofracking for the extraction of natural gas will be the topic of a public program hosted by the League of Women Voters and Dalton State College Wednesday, Nov. 29, beginning at 7 p.m.  The free program will be held in Goodroe Auditorium of Gignilliat Memorial Hall.   “Since our area sits above the Conasauga Shale which is believed to contain ... (click for more)

5 Disinherited Adopted Children Of Dr. J. Don Brock May Share In Rich Estate After All

Five disinherited adopted children of the late Chattanooga businessman J. Don Brock may share in his large estate after all. After losing at the trial court and appeals court level, the plaintiffs won a victory at the Tennessee Supreme Court. Justice Cornelia Clark ruled in favor of the adopted children and remanded the case to the trial court for settlement of the estate. ... (click for more)

Walker County Asks Dismissal Of Erlanger Lawsuit Asking Court To Order New Taxes For Payment Of $8.7 Million Debt

Walker County, Ga., is asking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Erlanger Health System that asks a federal judge to order the levying of taxes to pay an $8.7 million debt. Walker County noted that new Commissioner Shannon Whitfield has imposed a special tax levy on its citizens designed to satisfy the debt. It also says that Commissioner Whitfield held several meetings with ... (click for more)

Stormwater Fiasco And East Ridge Camping

When did the Chattanooga City Council get replaced by members of the East Ridge City Council? I don't recall a time in Chattanooga where they've voted to shoot the city in the foot more than they have lately.  If this goes through despite the environmental impact warnings and then Camp Jordan has increased flooding after spending millions on sports ball fields, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why I Am Thankful

You would think that after 40 years of publishing an annual list of things for which I am thankful, I’d be getting to the bottom of it, but it seems the older I get I have found I appreciate so much more around me. I take absolute delight in planting a flower, feeding the birds and throwing a ball for my dog. I find that the more people who I come to know the more who I come to ... (click for more)