Chicken Salad Chick Focusing On Giving Back To The Community

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Over the past week, Chicken Salad Chick has donated $350 to the Forgotten Child Fund and provided free platters to the new Chattanooga Police Command Center as they continue to combat the violence that’s plagued city streets in recent weeks.   

In addition to the donations, Chicken Salad Chick is sponsoring Chattanooga Police Sergeant Austin Garrett in this year’s Dancing with the Chattanooga Stars competition. Chicken Salad Chick is hosting a fundraiser for Sergeant Garrett at its downtown and East Brainerd locations on Tuesday, May 24. A portion of the sales from that day will benefit Sergeant Garrett’s cause, the Partnership’s Rape Crisis Center which provides healing to victims of rape and sexual assault.  

“Our team is thrilled to sponsor Garrett, not only for the great work the Chattanooga Police Department does, but also in support of the Partnership," said Josh Patton, franchise owner.  "Giving back to the community is one of our main priorities at Chicken Salad Chick and we’re happy to help out in any way we can." 

Sergeant Garrett will compete in Dancing with the Chattanooga Stars on Saturday, June 25, at the Tivoli.  



The American Deli Gets 5 Stars For Its Wings

This past Wednesday I accompanied my wife, Gail, to the mall so she could get her walk in as I immersed myself in the newest Brad Thor novel. Being that it was near noon time we decided to grab a bite to eat first. Our normal food choice in the Hamilton Place Food Court is Charley’s Phillys for a Chicken California sandwich, which I highly recommend, as well.   However, ... (click for more)

Food Truck Fridays Coming To Miller Park

With a newly opened park, there will also be a new slate of events and programs to be found in Downtown Chattanooga’s Miller Park, including Food Truck Fridays sponsored by Market City Center. Food Truck Fridays will happen every Friday, Sept. 28 through Nov. 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Miller Park, 928 Market St.    In addition to the Rolling J’s Mobile Bistro, ... (click for more)

City "Moves Away" From $4 Million Light Show On Walnut Street Bridge

The city is no longer pursuing a plan for a $4,050,000 light show on the Walnut Street Bridge. Dennis Malone, assistant city engineer, told City Council members on Tuesday, "We have moved away from that project." The council had earlier pulled capital funding that had been proposed for the "Ripples of Light" on the historic "walking bridge" that dates to 1891. “Ripples ... (click for more)

Developer Of Publix Grocery At St. Elmo To Go Before Variance Board

The developer of a planned Publix grocery in St. Elmo will go before the City Board of Zoning Appeals on Nov. 7 seeking three variances. Mike Price of MAP Engineers said the grocery has been working with community members to try to come up with an acceptable plan for the site where the former Mt. Vernon Restaurant and Pizza Hut are located. There has been controversy over ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Drivers, Please, Please Slow Down

It is  heart wrenching  to see all of these automobile accident deaths in Chattanooga. Two weeks ago six people lost their lives. Last week two lost their lives and now this week we have already had four death on our highways. The major factor in these accidents is speed. The faster you go the less time you have to react to a situation on the roadway. Plus ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s ‘Tennessee Week’

For over 50 years I have heard the line, “There are two things you must never do on ‘The Third Saturday of October.’ You mustn’t ever marry and try not to die because, in either case, the preacher won’t show up.” He’ll be watching “The Game.” Ever since Oct 18, 1901, Tennessee and Alabama have been going at it and that inaugural game set the tone as well as the standard for all ... (click for more)