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Jens Christensen with the Chattanooga Community Kitchen at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Dec. 1, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

Brett Billings, Senior Care Advisors, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Dec. 2, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

UGA President Jere Morehead at the Chattanooga Rotary Club.  Thursday, Dec. 3, noon at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

Jean-Marie Lawrence, MPA, ADA Title II, assessment coordinator at the Mayor's Office of Multicultural Affairs, at the Chattanooga Civitan Club.  Friday, Dec. 4, 11:45 a.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall. 

Ron Harris, director of corporate diversity for BCBST at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Dec. 8, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

Chris Devaney with the Children's Nutrition Program of Haiti at the Chattanooga Rotary Club.  Thursday, Dec. 10, noon at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

Ms. Tennessee Hannah Robison, for the annual Fruitcake Auction, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Dec. 11, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Lillee Wills, executive director of the Women's Fund, at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Dec. 15, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

Dr. Phillip Jackson with Erlanger North at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Jan. 12, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

David Butler with Habitat for Humanity at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Jan. 19, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

John Schroer, TDOT commissioner, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, E-Week Kick-Off Luncheon, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at UTC University Center. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Greg Diloreto, ASCE past president, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Award Banquet, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel.

Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Freeman). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. “2015 World AIDS Day” By Council for HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention V. Ordinances – Final Reading: PLANNING a. 2015-124 Belle Investment Company and BYD Cowart, GP (Lift Condition). ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Unveiling Of The EPB Holiday Windows

The time-honored Chattanooga tradition of EPB’s downtown holiday windows feature the themes of “Chattanooga Strong” and other beloved holiday stories. For the second year, STEM School Chattanooga students have assisted EPB’s “elves” to develop the themes and create the scenes that attract thousands of local and visiting families each holiday season. The Chattanooga Girls’ Choir ... (click for more)

An Extra Helping Of Gratitude

After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga.   We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before.  We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America.  We honor our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Can’t ‘Ban The Box’

I know a man who has over 20 former convicts from federal prisons who either work for him or who have retired with their dignity, pride, and self-worth restored. Better yet, I know some of them, men who have done “hard time” in prisons so wretched none of us would dare to go. So on the surface I applaud City Councilman Yusef Hakeem for seeing ways to get formerly incarcerated men ... (click for more)

Alcoa Ends Notre Dame's Season With 42-2 Setback

ALCOA -- It's hard to get past the cold hard facts. Notre Dame's Fighting Irish football team had another outstanding season, but it ended the same way as last year with a semifinal loss to the Alcoa Tornadoes. It wasn't as close as last year's 28-19 defeat as Alcoa gave up a safety in its first possession before scoring 42 straight points, winning for the 10th straight week ... (click for more)

Heights Point Guard Alexander Commits To Florida

Hamilton Heights point guard Shai Alexander, who scored 18 points in the Hawks’ win over Central Park on Tuesday, made a recruiting trip to the University of Florida on Wednesday and announced Friday that he has made a non-binding verbal to coach Mike White’s Gators. Alexander later Friday night scored 12 points and dished out five assists in helping the Hawks post a 66-51 ... (click for more)