Junior Achievement Recognizes 4 Local Investors

Friday, November 16, 2018
From left, Kurt Swafford, Tennessee American Water; Brigette Thurman, JA president; Rose Marie Hill, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. ; Mike St. Charles, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. ; Rex Rutledge, SunTrust; Shannon Talley, Atlantic Capital Bank; and Derrick DePriest, event chair
From left, Kurt Swafford, Tennessee American Water; Brigette Thurman, JA president; Rose Marie Hill, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. ; Mike St. Charles, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. ; Rex Rutledge, SunTrust; Shannon Talley, Atlantic Capital Bank; and Derrick DePriest, event chair

Junior Achievement of Chattanooga honored four local investors during “A Night with The Drifters” concert dinner.  

It honored Chambliss Bahner and Stophel, P.C. with the 2018 “Spirit of Achievement” Award for their love of community and education while advancing JA’s mission of inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. 

Atlantic Capital Bank, SunTrust and Tennessee American Water were the recipients of the “John G. Kain, IV Corporate Citizenship” awards for their volunteer impact making a positive difference in the lives of students in local classrooms during the 2017-2018 school year.  

“Chambliss supports the objectives of Junior Achievement and we are proud to be associated with an organization that excels at working with and preparing our future leaders and workforce for success,” said Managing Shareholder Mike St. Charles.



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The Bethlehem Center celebrated the success of this year's Community Connections Summer Grants Program. The program provides summer program funding for organizations that deliver education, discipleship, and/or leadership development programming for the youth representing underserved communities. “In 2018, the Bethlehem Center began administering the program in order to serve ... (click for more)

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