green|spaces In The Running For A $100,000 Prize

Thursday, April 26, 2018

green|spaces is participating in A Community Thrives Challenge. More than 40 nonprofits are competing to be eligible for a range of prizes from $25,000 to $100,000.


A Community Thrives empowers communities by investing in education, arts and culture, or wellness-related organizations.

They give national exposure to local issues by tapping into the power of the USA TODAY NETWORK. green|spaces is hoping to raise money from local donors in order to receive A Community Thrives grant.  


In the spirit of Earth Day, green|spaces is running a challenge to encourage individuals to donate or raise funds to support green|spaces programs like Empower Chattanooga – an education based program that teaches low income residents low and no cost ways to save money on their utility bills. Over the past three years, green|spaces had educated more than 1,000 residents, with an average attendee saving 10% - 40% on their utility bills.


“Extra disposable income can go a long way. It can help a family buy food, medication and transportation. We are equipping families to be more stable year after year,” said Michael Walton, executive director at green|spaces.


The person who raises the most funds by the end of the day on Monday will win an Eco-Food Tour across Chattanooga’s Southside. Participating restaurants include the Flying Squirrel, Alleia, Feed & Niedlov’s bakery.


"We're a local small business and we love supporting other local small businesses,” said Max Poppel with the Flying Squirrel. “We're fortunate that there's a large number of farms around us that are making all kinds of high quality food, so we don't have to sacrifice quality to satisfy our craving for local. Some of our current local menu items include local shiitake mushrooms, farm eggs, and Sequatchie Cove Copping cheese.”


To be eligible to win, participants must enter through the green|spaces Crowdrise page and set up a team page: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/earth-day-challenge


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The Law Firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison P.C. recognizes the selection of one of their directors, Brittany Thomas Faith, as a 2019 American Bar Association On the Rise – Top 40 Young ... (click for more)

Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C., announces attorney David C. Higney is recognized and included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law. Best Lawyers ... (click for more)

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: A.V. TILE AND STONE & REMODELING ANTHONY VALENCIA 4 TILE AND STONE CONTRACTOR 6118 HUNTER CREST DR OOLTEWAH TN 37363 ... (click for more)


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The Law Firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison P.C. recognizes the selection of one of their directors, Brittany Thomas Faith, as a 2019 American Bar Association On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers in America. Ms. Faith’s selection is based on her "dedication and tireless advocacy to her clients as part of her immigration practice." The annual award “provides national recognition ... (click for more)

Best Lawyers In America For 2020 Includes Environmental Attorney David Higney

Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C., announces attorney David C. Higney is recognized and included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 8.3 million votes were analyzed. Lawyers are not required or allowed to ... (click for more)

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