Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place Hosts 2018 Miss TN Outstanding Teen And Helps With Local Service Project At HES

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place recently hosted Mary Humphrey, the 2018 Miss Tennessee Outstanding Teen.  Ms. Humphrey spoke about the pageants she has participated in and the inspiration she received from her grandmother. 

"Her passion and platform, Pages with a Purpose, helps promote literacy among children similar to the literacy program sponsored by our Hamilton Place Rotary Club," officials said.

Several members of the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place volunteered at the Humane Educational Society to help HES with landscaping work.

Pictured, from left to right: Robyn Boyer, Linda Lee, and Joe Williams - all Hamilton Place Rotary Club members volunteering at HES
Pictured, from left to right: Robyn Boyer, Linda Lee, and Joe Williams - all Hamilton Place Rotary Club members volunteering at HES

TDOT Halts Lane Closures On Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

H&R Block To Host Coat Drive On Black Friday To Benefit The Commuity Kitchen

Upcoming Street Closings Announced


Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation ... (click for more)

This Black Friday, H&R Block is asking the community to think about those in need during the fall and winter seasons. While out shopping, H&R Block is asking the community to consider ... (click for more)

Here are upcoming street closings: Monday: Gratefull Chattanooga - E Martin Luther King Blvd. will be closed between Houston Street and Lindsay Street on Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. ... (click for more)


Happenings

TDOT Halts Lane Closures On Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday through 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26. “Over 1.1 million ... (click for more)

H&R Block To Host Coat Drive On Black Friday To Benefit The Commuity Kitchen

This Black Friday, H&R Block is asking the community to think about those in need during the fall and winter seasons. While out shopping, H&R Block is asking the community to consider picking up a new or gently used coat for someone else in need. "All they have to do is stop in and drop off their donation at one of the below H&R Block office locations on Black Friday. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Truck Driver Charged In Death Of Another Truck Driver In Head-On Crash Near Trenton

A tractor-trailer driver from Pennsylvania was charged on Friday in the death of another truck driver. The Dade County Sheriff's Office said Gustavo Rodriguez-Pagan was driving on Interstate 59 near Trenton when a head-on crash occurred. His vehicle crossed the median and struck another tractor-trailer. Authorities said they found Rodriguez-Pagan walking around the accident ... (click for more)

Girl Injured In 5-Vehicle Crash On I-24 Near Wildwood Exit

A young girl was critically injured in a five-car crash on I-24 in Dade County on Saturday. The accident was near Exit 169 at Wildwood. Authorities said a roll-back tow truck that was hauling two vehicles struck a van with a family inside. The van then struck three other vehicles. The wreck happened just before noon. The girl was found unresponsive in the van. (click for more)

Opinion

HES Can't Be Matched, Replicated Or Cheaply Duplicated

As a volunteer at the Humane Educational Society for four years, I have first-hand knowledge of the work this organization does and the conditions it has to overcome to do it. The 118-year-old facility in which the administration, staff and volunteers work every day is at the end of its road. A new shelter space is more than warranted. The good news is that there are county funds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Thanksgiving Opener

Ever so often my dear friend Dale Brown, the former LSU basketball coach, will include me as he shares his wonderful thoughts, occasional devotions, and glittering ideas how we should be our best every day. Dale is an expert at motivation yet he’s got a friend whose insight I’ve grown to adore. When Dale was at LSU, he signed a stunning basketball player named Johnny O’Bryant III ... (click for more)