Local Yoga Studios Offer "Kitten Yoga" On Oct. 7 To Help Raise Funds For Hurricane Rescues At McKamey Animal Center

Friday, October 6, 2017

Yoga East Studio in East Brainerd is partnering with Nutrition World & Blissful Wellness at Nutrition World to help raise funds for and adopt out the Hurricane Evacuees brought to Chattanooga’s McKamey Animal Center by Country Music Star Miranda Lambert's MuttNation Foundation.

Back by popular demand, “KittenYoga,” a playful all-levels flow class, will kick off on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Blissful Wellness studio at Nutrition World, 6201 Lee Highway, 37421.

100% of the proceeds from the event will go directly to McKamey Animal Center to assist them in providing help, medicine, and relief for the hurricane rescues. The  kittens  will also be available for adoption.


Love’s Arm Extends Their Hope And Healing Ministry Through Strip Club Outreach

Touring Of 3rd Women’s Army Corps Training Facility Is May 1

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class Available For Walker And Dade County Residents


Love’s Arm, a Chattanooga-based nonprofit that advocates for survivors of sex trafficking, prostitution, and drug addiction, has been conducting strip club outreach since 2017. National surveys ... (click for more)

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a virtual program exploring the 3rd Women’s Army Corps Training Center on Saturday, May 1 at 2 p.m. This ... (click for more)

Walker County’s Emergency Management Agency will partner with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City and Dade County EMA to host a free SKYWARN Storm Spotter training class at 6 p.m. ... (click for more)



Happenings

Love’s Arm Extends Their Hope And Healing Ministry Through Strip Club Outreach

Love’s Arm, a Chattanooga-based nonprofit that advocates for survivors of sex trafficking, prostitution, and drug addiction, has been conducting strip club outreach since 2017. National surveys indicate 69 percent of women who work in strip clubs experience drug addiction and 54 percent work in prostitution. COVID-19 has put Love’s Arm’s strip club ministry on pause but as restrictions ... (click for more)

Touring Of 3rd Women’s Army Corps Training Facility Is May 1

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a virtual program exploring the 3rd Women’s Army Corps Training Center on Saturday, May 1 at 2 p.m. This program will be accessible on the park’s Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/chickamauganps) and YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/chchnps). Instructions on accessing an audio described version ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hundreds Line Funeral Route For Favorite Son Charles H. Coolidge

Chattanoogans packed the historic First Presbyterian Church on Friday to honor Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Charles H. Coolidge. Mr. Coolidge died last week at the age of 99. He had received the Medal of Honor for battlefield action during World War II. He was assigned to the 141 st infantry regiment, 36 th infantry division in the U.S. Army. Christine Hassevoort ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Is Struck And Killed At I-75 And Highway 153 Early Friday Morning

A pedestrian was struck and killed early Friday morning as she attempted to cross the exit ramp on I-75 southbound to Highway 153. Police said a Dodge Challenger was on the exit ramp to Highway 153 at about 4 a.m. when it struck the woman. The driver stopped immediately and called 911. EMS responded and pronounced the woman, age 39, deceased on scene. Chattanooga Police ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Situation With McKamey And HES

I’ve been following the complaints about the McKamey Animal Center with considerable interest. Several years ago I was involved with the creation of that facility, so it is a personal matter with me. Due to the pandemic I had not visited for months but under present circumstances made an appointment and toured the buildings and grounds with the new executive director, Inga Fricke. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Call John Croyle’

Earlier this week I received the most heart-wrenching video that I can ever remember. As I watched, a 10-year-old boy from Nicaragua -- all alone, cold, and scared – unburden himself to a Border Patrol Officer, I said the same words out of a lifetime reflex that Alabama Highway Patrol officers have said for the best part of the last 50 years: “Call John Croyle…” Click here for ... (click for more)