Erlanger Newborns Wear Red Caps, Send Heartfelt Message To Moms

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

To create more awareness about heart disease - particularly in women – Erlanger partnered with members of the St. Elmo Presbyterian Church to craft tiny red caps for newborns at Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Baroness Hospital on Valentine’s Day. The red caps were placed on the newborns on Valentine’s Day, and a card was presented to mothers bearing this message: 

 

Dear Mommy,

I’m wearing this cute little red hat to remind you to love your heart like you love me.  Heart Disease is the number one killer of women.

So please take care of your heart, because I’m going need you a long time. 


Parkridge Medical Center To Host "Crush The Crisis" Opioid Take Back Day On Sept. 7

Dine And Dash Fundraiser To Benefit Alzheimer's Association

Jason Gibson Named Regional Director Of Operations For Legacy Senior Living


Parkridge Medical Center will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event on Saturday, Sept. 7. In partnership with the Hamilton County Coalition, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration ... (click for more)

Morning Pointe of Hixson, 5501 Old Hixson Pike in Hixson, is hosting a fundraiser, Dine & Dash, to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. "Come ... (click for more)

Jason Gibson has been named regional director of operations for Legacy Senior Living, a Cleveland-based company, which operates a family of senior living and memory care communities throughout ... (click for more)


Living Well

Parkridge Medical Center To Host "Crush The Crisis" Opioid Take Back Day On Sept. 7

Parkridge Medical Center will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event on Saturday, Sept. 7. In partnership with the Hamilton County Coalition, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and the Chattanooga Police Department, law enforcement officers will be on site to assist with the collection and disposal of unused medications from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. In 2017, ... (click for more)

Dine And Dash Fundraiser To Benefit Alzheimer's Association

Morning Pointe of Hixson, 5501 Old Hixson Pike in Hixson, is hosting a fundraiser, Dine & Dash, to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. "Come drive-through for lunch and grab a grilled hamburger or hot dog with chips and a drink for only $5," organizers said. All proceeds go to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. (click for more)

Breaking News

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Terry Hart, president of the Chattanooga Airport, said at the August board meeting that it has been a good summer for the airport with enplanements in June increasing 12½ percent above last year and seven percent in July. For the first seven months of the year, enplanements are up 12 ½ percent with an increase of 2,500 arrivals and departures year-to-date over 2018. However, a leveling ... (click for more)

Jobanie Martinez, 21, Sought In Dalton Shooting Of 2 On Sunday Night

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a late-night shooting incident on Sunday that sent two people to local hospitals with injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening. The man who investigators have identified as the shooter, Jobanie Martinez, 21, is still at large. The victims and the shooter were known to each other. The incident happened at approximately ... (click for more)

Opinion

Remembering LaVaughn "Whitey" Cantrell

Our community is blessed with many good Southern Gospel singers and groups. One such person was LaVaugh “Whitey” Cantrell. “Whitey” as he is known around here passed away on Friday. “Whitey” received His nickname at Rossville High School where he graduated. Mr. Cantrell worked at Combustion Engineering as a welder until his retirement in 1991. I first became acquainted with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'White Privilege' Is A Myth

Several weeks ago, I must admit I had never heard of Patrick Hampton, an African American who has just joined a promising conservative think talk not-for-profit group known as Hamilton Flourishing. Headed by longtime executive and dream-maker Doug Daugherty, the group is in the perfect position to make a lasting impact on our all-inclusive community. Patrick Hampton made a huge ... (click for more)