Free Smoking Cessation Courses Begin Nov. 1 In Ooltewah

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
CHI Memorial offers a free seven-week Freedom From Smoking program to help people stop smoking. The program teaches participants how to beat tobacco addiction, lifestyle changes that make quitting easier, stress management, how to avoid weight gain and how to stay smoke-free for good.
 
"Freedom From Smoking is an American Lung Association program that has helped more than one million Americans overcome an addiction to nicotine during the past 30 years," officials said.  "Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Within two weeks of quitting, former smokers have reduced their risk of having a heart attack, and improved their lung function." 
 
A new session will begin Thursday, Nove.
1 at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Ooltewah, 6401 Mountain View Road, Suite 109.  The class will meet every Thursday for seven weeks from 4-5:30 p.m.
 
The program is designed for a small group setting.  Anyone who has a desire to stop smoking should call 423-495-7778 to register for a class at a location convenient to you.  There is no charge for the program.

Ridgedale Baptist Church’s Senior Adult Choir Performs At Morning Pointe

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For the past 10 years, the senior adult choir from Ridgedale Baptist Church has been filling the halls of Morning Pointe Senior Living communities throughout the Chattanooga area with the sounds ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at Chattanooga College, 5600 Brainerd Road, on Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. "All women should have one screening ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia will host a community health fair on Monday from 4-7 p.m. "The community is invited to join us for a variety of health education, screenings and presentations. ... (click for more)


Living Well

Ridgedale Baptist Church’s Senior Adult Choir Performs At Morning Pointe

For the past 10 years, the senior adult choir from Ridgedale Baptist Church has been filling the halls of Morning Pointe Senior Living communities throughout the Chattanooga area with the sounds of singing. The choir visited the residents of Morning Pointe of Chattanooga – Shallowford recently with their renditions of gospel favorites. “The choir entertained our residents with ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Mobile Health Coach To Visit Chattanooga College Nov. 16

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at Chattanooga College, 5600 Brainerd Road, on Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. "All women should have one screening mammogram between the ages of 35-40. After age 40, a screening mammogram is recommended every year, officials said. "Any woman who meets these age guidelines and has not had a mammogram ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Amazon To Create 5,000 New Jobs In Nashville; Will Invest More Than $230 million In Operations Center Of Excellence

Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that Amazon will invest more than $230 million to establish a new Operations Center of Excellence in downtown Nashville. As part of Amazon’s investment, the company will create 5,000 high-paying jobs in Davidson County, representing the single largest jobs commitment ... (click for more)

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A man was shot and killed on Monday morning by Chattanooga Police officers after they responded to a shots fired call at 6:13 a.m. in the 5000 block of 15th Avenue. He has been identified as Cesar Alehandro Ramos, 25. A reporting party said the suspect was walking in the street, displaying a firearm, and firing shots at houses. Upon arrival, officers encountered ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thanks To First Volunteer Bank

Thank you to the Highway 58 branch of First Volunteer Bank. On behalf of the Ernie Pyle Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, I would like to express our appreciation to the manager and staff of the HIghway 58 Branch of First Volunteer Bank for putting on a Veterans Day lunch in the lobby of your bank on Friday, Nov. 9. It was a cold and rainy day and Army, Marines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Easy Eddie’ & Butch

Not an hour’s drive from where I now sit is one of the best restaurants in all of Tennessee. Its been some years since I last ate supper at High Point, a legendary mansion restored to elegance by the current owners but, back in the ‘60s, I got a wide-eyed teenager’s peek at the place one Sunday afternoon. What’s this? 14-inch walls filled with sand to stop a G-man’s bullet? Escape ... (click for more)