The Westin Shines Blue And Green For National Donate Life Month

Monday, April 16, 2018

April is National Donate Life Month, and the Westin Chattanooga was lit in blue and green to encourage people to register as organ and tissue donors and help the more than 114,000 people on the national waiting list – nearly 3,000 of whom are in Tennessee – who are waiting for a life-saving transplant.  The hotel was lit Friday through Sunday at sundown. 

Nationally, 20 people die each day waiting for a transplant. National Donate Life month aims to close this gap by increasing awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation and encouraging people to register as donors. 

Tennesseans can register as organ and tissue donors by going to DonateLifeTN.org and specifying which organs and tissues they would like to donate. Tennesseans can also register to be organ and tissue donors when applying for, renewing or updating a state driver’s license or ID. After saying “yes” to donation at the Department of Safety, individuals can specify their gift by going to DonateLifeTN.org



 


Girl Scout Troop Donates To MaryEllen Locher Breast Center

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Living Well

Girl Scout Troop Donates To MaryEllen Locher Breast Center

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 40376 from Wallace A. Smith Elementary stopped by CHI Memorial’s MaryEllen Locher Breast Center and donated a fishbowl full of handmade pink ribbons for the women who receive care and treatment at the center. (click for more)

Sunny 92.3 FM Hosts Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Radiothon For Children’s Hospital At Erlanger

Sunny 92.3 FM is broadcasting the Sunny Cares for Kids Radiothon live 6 a.m.-10 a.m. from Children’s Hospital at Erlanger’s brand new Kennedy Outpatient Center starting Monday through Friday, Dec. 14. Listeners are encouraged to call or text to donate to the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Donations are accepted by calling 1-877-335-5437 ... (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)

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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: The Greatest 4 Minutes

I would venture to say I know more sports trivia than the next guy. I’ve spent a fun lifetime watching and listening and learning so why is it, on the early eve of my three-score-and-ten, I never knew about “the best four minutes in sports” until just now? Oh, for decades I’ve know the annual Army-Navy football game, the latest just played this weekend, was special. A half-century ... (click for more)