Buzzi Unicem USA Chattanooga Plant Holds Toy Drive To Benefit Children In Foster Care

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Employees of Buzzi Unicem USA Chattanooga Plant wrapped up its annual toy drive on Dec. 14. 

This year donations went to The Department of Children Services for Bledsoe, Marion & Sequatchie Counties. The department services children in foster care.

The employees of the Chattanooga plant generously donated 521 toys, along with cash donations that made it possible for 52 children to have a Merry Christmas. Carol Lee, Foster Care supervisor, attended a Christmas lunch at the plant to accept the donations. Officials said, "Ms. Lee and DHS were overwhelmed by the generosity of the company and the Christmas spirit that was evident among the employees."

Sandy Watkins, plant HR Administrator, was in charge of putting the event together. 


Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For March 26-29

Junk King Chattanooga Welcomes New Ownership

Tennessee Supreme Court Determines Banks Not Protected From Liability After Removing Joint Tenant’s Name From Account Without Consent


March 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr. Speaker: Steven Wagner, Erlanger Health System Foundation $12 ... (click for more)

Junk King, the nation’s leading junk removal company, announced the Chattanooga location has new ownership with local resident Tiffany Bryant. Pursuing her vision of entrepreneurship, Mrs. ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled today a bank that removed an individual from an account held as a joint tenant with right of survivorship without the individual’s permission was not protected ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For March 26-29

March 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr. Speaker: Steven Wagner, Erlanger Health System Foundation $12 March 26, LCAA PM Regathering 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Virgola: 608 Georgia Ave. Leadership Chattanooga graduates and guests are invited to stop by for networking and to catch up with LC ... (click for more)

Junk King Chattanooga Welcomes New Ownership

Junk King, the nation’s leading junk removal company, announced the Chattanooga location has new ownership with local resident Tiffany Bryant. Pursuing her vision of entrepreneurship, Mrs. Bryant joins Junk King as the managing member of the Chattanooga location. Close at hand is Mrs. Bryant's husband, Aaron, who has an extensive background in accounting. Just over 24 years ago, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Arrive Logistics To Expand In Chattanooga With 500 More Jobs, $3.6 Million Investment

Arrive Logistics officials announced Thursday that the company will expand its operations in Chattanooga. The logistics company will invest approximately $3.6 million into the region and create 500 new jobs in Hamilton County. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Arrive Logistics is a technology-enabled, growth-focused freight brokerage who serves shipper and ... (click for more)

Chattanooga And St. George, Utah Announced As Finalists For 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Triathlon

IRONMAN announced on Thursday that Chattanooga and St. George, Utah have been named finalists to host the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship triathlon, which will rotate back to the United States of America after last playing host to the event in 2017. The 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be a two-day event, a format that was first adopted in 2017 when the event was held ... (click for more)

Opinion

Keep The Electoral College

In 1950 there were 12 urban areas in the United States that had one million or more citizens. In 2010, 41 had more than one million in population and this number is projected to grow to 53 by 2030 (Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division). And currently more than 85 percent of our population is clustered into cities. Of the ten most ... (click for more)

Thank You, Senator Alexander, For Protecting Our Health

The American Lung Association in Tennessee is grateful to Senator Alexander for opposing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. Mercury causes permanent damage to the brains of babies and unborn children, leading to developmental delays, learning disabilities and birth defects. Power plants also emit more than 80 other ... (click for more)