Chambliss Center For Children Benefits From Keller Williams RED Day

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Nearly 115 Keller Williams Greater Downtown Realty agents and employees came to the Chambliss Center for Children campus on Thursday for their annual RED Day.

“We always look forward to the Keller Williams group coming out to volunteer,” said Virginia Rushton, director of Volunteer Services for Chambliss Center for Children. “Some have been coming here for RED Day for several years, while others are here for the first time. They always have a great time working as a team to get all our projects done.”

Introduced in 2009, RED Day, which stands for Renew, Energize and Donate, is Keller Williams Realty's annual day of service. Each year on the second Thursday of May, associates spend the day away from their businesses serving worthy organizations and causes in their communities. The volunteers who came to Chambliss Center for Children tackled interior projects such as cleaning, painting, replacing ceiling tiles and organizing files. Exterior projects included pressure washing sidewalks, painting pavilions, mulching playgrounds, trimming hedges and cleaning the pool.

“We earn our money from this community, and this is a day for us to be very intentional about giving back,” said Nathan Brown with Keller Williams. “We choose Chambliss because their child care center provides a safe, loving place for children while their parents are at work or school. And, their Residential Program is providing homes for many children and young adults through foster homes, the group home and their new transitional living. That means a lot to us.”

Chambliss Center for Children is a local non-profit organization that has been caring for this community’s children 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year for 145 years. The mission of the agency is to preserve family unity and to help prevent the dependency, neglect, abuse and delinquency of children by responding to the community’s child care needs. This is done by providing affordable, accessible and quality care for over 650 children every day through an Early Childhood Education and Extended Child Care Program, as well as a Residential Program, which recruits and trains foster families and operates a group home for children in state custody. In addition to these two programs, the agency also manages five off-site childcare centers and educates and cares for the young children of teachers in 11 Hamilton County Schools.

For more information, call 423 698-2456.



Barge Design Solutions Donates To ACE Mentor Program

Rise Partners Begins Construction On Former Sears Building In Jackson Plaza

Planning Firm Selected For Alstom Property


Barge Design Solutions, Inc., has made a $3,000 donation through its Community Fund to ACE Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia to help fund college scholarships. The ACE ... (click for more)

Rise Partners, a company focused development, redevelopment, acquisitions and joint ventures, has announced that construction has begun on the former Sears in Jackson Plaza with DBS Corporation ... (click for more)

Urban Story Ventures and West End Property, LLC have chosen Dover, Kohl & Partners as the master planner chosen to reinvigorate 112 acres of riverfront property newly named the West End. ... (click for more)


Real Estate

Barge Design Solutions Donates To ACE Mentor Program

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., has made a $3,000 donation through its Community Fund to ACE Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia to help fund college scholarships. The ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) Mentor Program engages, inspires, and enlightens high school students to pursue careers in design and construction industries by pairing local ... (click for more)

Rise Partners Begins Construction On Former Sears Building In Jackson Plaza

Rise Partners, a company focused development, redevelopment, acquisitions and joint ventures, has announced that construction has begun on the former Sears in Jackson Plaza with DBS Corporation as the contractor and First Bank as the lender. Chattanooga-based Artech is the architect for the project. “We are thrilled to announce we have started construction on the redevelopment ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Schools, Other Schools To Open On A 2-Hour Delay Monday Morning

Hamilton County Schools will open on a two-hour delay on Monday due to a threat of slippery road conditions in the higher elevations overnight. Officials said, "Below freezing temperatures are expected in areas of Hamilton County which could cause travel problems in the morning. Buses will run two hours later than normal in the morning and schools will begin two hours later. ... (click for more)

Stephen Moore, 34, Shot And Killed Early Sunday Morning

Stephen Laton Moore, 34, was shot and killed early Sunday morning on East 5th Street. At approximately 12:19 a.m., Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a report of a person shot in the 2500 block of East 5th Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from a fatal gunshot wound. Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced him deceased. CPD Major ... (click for more)

Opinion

TVA Land Grab

The Georgetown land grab is just ‘Business as Usual’ for TVA. For the past 80 years they’ve shown their stripes in this matter - 170,000 acres seized at LBL, countless acreage taken in the Tennessee River Valley. Land taken for coal and nuclear sites. All by the same play book. All from average people. We want this, you have this, we get this. I worked with TVA as a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Quit Embarrassing Us

Ever since I got word that a new Publix grocery store will be built on South Broad Street I have been excited. And every time our city Zoning Appeals Board seemingly does everything within its power to kill the project it is increasingly an embarrassment, a kerfuffle that has no logical explanation and sadly kowtows to a small minority that is flat-out wrong. On Wednesday the ... (click for more)