Blackboard Bonuses Are Back In Time For Spring Break

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The City of Chattanooga has partnered with dozens of local businesses to say thank you to Hamilton County Schools and Chattanooga Headstart employees during Spring Break. 

From March 16 through March 24, any HCS or Headstart employee can get exclusive rewards by showing their HCS or City ID at participating locations. 

Participating businesses include: The Chattery, Flying Squirrel, Hutton & Smith, Mixed Up Cup, Terminal Brewhouse, Hunter Museum, Chicken Salad Chick, Clumpies, Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults -- Walk-A-Mile, High Point Climbing and Fitness, Chattanooga Sports Chiropractic Institute, Grassroots, Glace Cryotherapy, Totto Sushi and Grill, Board and Brush Chattanooga, Mojo Burrito, Rodizio Grill, Taichi Bubble Tea, LearningRx Chattanooga, Sticky Fingers Ribhouse, Miller’s Ale House Chattanooga, Eddie Bauer, Cell Surgeon, Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom, All In Adventures, The Daily Ration, Sbarro Pizza, Barn Door Boutique, Olive Chattanooga, Bar Louie Chattanooga, Charming Charlie, Yankee Candle, Tasty Donuts, Dr. Austin Roberts Family and Implant Dentistry, Spare Time Chattanooga, Big River Grille & Brewing Works, Bluewater Grille, Nooga Paws, and Escape Mission Chattanooga.  

Businesses interested in participating can sign up online at connect.chattanooga.gov/blackboardbonuses.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke will kickoff Blackboard Bonuses week with breakfast for teachers at The Daily Ration on Saturday, March 16 at 9 a.m. This event is for HCS and Headstart employees only. To attend, RSVP here.

For more information and to view all the participating businesses visit connnect.chattanooga.gov/blackboardbonuses.


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