Chattanooga Zoo Partners With Morning Pointe

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove resident Carlene Filler pets the Angora rabbit brought by Chattanooga Zoo Activities Coordinator James Brantley
Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove resident Carlene Filler pets the Angora rabbit brought by Chattanooga Zoo Activities Coordinator James Brantley

Chattanooga Zoo Activities Coordinator James Brantley visited Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove and The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence — and took a fluffy friend with him. The assisted living and Alzheimer's memory care communities' residents got the chance to pet a long-eared Angora rabbit with silky smooth fur.

 

“We love when the Chattanooga Zoo comes to visit!” said Naomi Schumacher, the Life Enrichment director at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove.

“We partner with them every other month for our seniors to enjoy the animals and we also visit the zoo for free once a year! Thanks to James, we are able to enjoy the many animals they share with us!”


Erlanger Chief Operating Officer Rob Brooks Departs

Orange Grove Center Hires Dr. Nellie Gannon

Morning Pointe "Seniors Got Talent" Grand Finale Is Sept. 10 At Chattanooga Theatre Centre


Erlanger Health System's Rob Brooks is leaving his post as chief operating officer. Kevin Spiegel, Erlanger president, said, “After six years as the executive vice-president/chief operating ... (click for more)

Orange Grove Center announces Dr. Nellie P. Gannon has joined their staff. Dr. Gannon will be working as a dentist in the clinic. "The dental clinic here at Orange Grove Center is different ... (click for more)

After a "fiercely competitive" series of auditions, Morning Pointe Senior Living and the Morning Pointe Foundation announce that 10 finalists have been chosen for the “Seniors Got Talent” talent ... (click for more)


Living Well

Erlanger Chief Operating Officer Rob Brooks Departs

Erlanger Health System's Rob Brooks is leaving his post as chief operating officer. Kevin Spiegel, Erlanger president, said, “After six years as the executive vice-president/chief operating officer at Erlanger, Rob Brooks has separated from the organization effective on Aug. 20 . " We sincerely wish Rob and his family much success as he transitions into the next phase of his ... (click for more)

Orange Grove Center Hires Dr. Nellie Gannon

Orange Grove Center announces Dr. Nellie P. Gannon has joined their staff. Dr. Gannon will be working as a dentist in the clinic. "The dental clinic here at Orange Grove Center is different than most," officials said. "Thanks to a grant from the TN Council on Developmental Disabilities, we are able to run Project Open Wide. This means that we are willing to do whatever it takes ... (click for more)

Breaking News

City Treasurer Set To Collect Business Improvement District Assessments After County Commission Balks

The City Treasurer is now set to collect the first-year assessments for the downtown Business Improvement District (BID) after the County Commission decided not to let Trustee Bill Hullander do it. The City Council is set to consider a resolution on Sept. 3 authorizing the treasurer to do the collections. The resolution is sponsored by Chairman Erskine Oglesby, a staunch supporter ... (click for more)

Judge Throws Out Count 1 Of RICO Cases Brought Against Athens Park Bloods

Criminal Court Judge Tom Greenholtz, in a 27-page opinion, has dismissed count 1 of an indictment brought against most of the 55 members of the Athens Park Bloods gang by the District Attorney's Office. The ruling did not affect a few of the defendants. Judge Greenholtz said, "Count I fails to allege the existence of two predicate acts occurring within two years of each other, ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are There Too Many Hamilton County Schools? - And Response

Two recent articles reveal a great deal about the present state of local public education. Mixing and matching information and reading between the lines reveals even more. First, there is that loooonnnngg list of Top Hamilton County Schools Salaries 2019. That nearly incredible list covers only salaries from $70,000 and up, and includes 290 different individuals -- approaching ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why We Must Read

One of the greatest scenes in all of moviedom is at that moment in the movie “Patton” where only George C. Scott could provide the harsh cackle. Starring in the role of the famed World War II general, Scott stands in the turret of his command vehicle and yells in the wind, “Rommel, you magnificent bastard … I read your book!” What too few of those who caused the 1970 film to ... (click for more)