National Medal Of Honor Heritage Center Hosts Volunteer Recruit Meeting June 15

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The public is invited to learn about and sign up for volunteer opportunities with the National Medal of Honor Heritage Center as they prepare to open in February 2020. 
 
Volunteer opportunities: docent, greeter, gallery assistant, living history presenter, event host, education assistant, exhibit assistant, tradesman, outreach program instructor, collection assistant and administrative assistant. 
 
The meeting will be held at the new facility, 2 W. Aquarium Way (Aquarium Plaza) on Saturday from 10-11:15 a.m.
Get a sneak peek of the new facility and construction progress. For more information and to RSVP, contact: info@mohm.org.
 
"The 19,000-square-foot facility will feature 20 Medal of Honor recipients and share their dramatic stories through a series of immersive and engaging exhibits," officials said.  "An important feature of the new Heritage Center is a large classroom where visitors can learn to effect positive change in their lives and their communities through exploring and embracing the relevance of the Medal of Honor."

Local Author Roy Morris Jr. Releases Book On Gertrude Stein’s American Homecoming

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The Adams Family Of Chattanooga

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Opinion

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