ArtsBuild Offers Opportunity Fellowship Program

Monday, January 27, 2020

ArtsBuild announces a partnership with the Nancy Lackey Community Education Fund to offer the ArtsBuild Opportunity Fellowship.  
 
The Opportunity Fellowship places college juniors, seniors or recent graduates in part-time work opportunities with ArtsBuild’s Community Arts Partners.

The spring 2020 Fellowship will last for twelve weeks, from February through April/May. Fellows will receive a $1,200 stipend for the duration of the program ($10 per hour/10 hours a week).

The program also includes professional development, networking and community engagement experiences. Women, people with disabilities and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  
 
Applicants should use this Google Form to apply by January 29, 2020. For more information, email saralee@artsbuild.com. Only those applicants invited to the next step in the selection process will be contacted. 
 
The ArtsBuild Opportunity Fellowship will provide paid arts administration experience in Chattanooga’s arts and cultural organizations for those college students and recent graduates selected to participate in the program.


Upcoming Street Closures

Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority Donates 1,000 Recycling Collection Bags To Schools

Lin Prabish Speaks At Photographic Society March 19


Here are the upcoming street closures: Thursday Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 2-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday Southside Social ... (click for more)

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority, which runs a local recycling center, donated over 1,000 specialized bags for teachers to be able to collect recycling in their classrooms this year. ... (click for more)

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga will present Lin Prabish on March 19 at 7 p.m. Mrs. Prabish began her love of art at the ripe age of two when she began drawing. In the 1960s, she began ... (click for more)




Happenings

Upcoming Street Closures

Here are the upcoming street closures: Thursday Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 2-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday Southside Social Weekend Closures - Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street will be closed every Friday and Saturday night from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. This closure will be in effect through Dec. ... (click for more)

Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority Donates 1,000 Recycling Collection Bags To Schools

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority, which runs a local recycling center, donated over 1,000 specialized bags for teachers to be able to collect recycling in their classrooms this year. For over a decade, the DWSWA has provided free collection of recycling for schools and free educational activities and trips from a certified instructor. Last year, 304,720 pounds of recycling ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Billy Hawk, Who Once Faced Life In Prison After Cold Case Murder Conviction, Walks Free

Billy Hawk’s nearly 40-year-long saga came to an end after Hawk pled nolo contendere to a lesser plea of voluntary manslaughter in Hamilton County Criminal Court on Monday morning. This plea will set Hawk free, as he has already served the five-year prison sentence required. Under terms of the plea, Hawk will be forbidden from speaking to the victim’s family. District Attorney ... (click for more)

Report Says Former Soddy Daisy Police Chief Gann Met At Hotel With Wife Of Officer Who Had Suffered A Stroke

An internal affairs report says former Soddy Daisy Police Chief Jeff Gann met at a hotel in Dayton with the wife of a Soddy Daisy officer who had recently suffered a stroke. The investigation was carried out by the Sheriff's Office at the request of Soddy Daisy City Manager Janice Cagle. Ms. Cagle said she was told on Feb. 3 that Gann had been seen at mid-day on Jan. 30 at ... (click for more)

Opinion

Earl Freudenberg: Seeing Charlie Coolidge Brought Back A Flood Of Memories

Seeing Charles Coolidge at the Heritage Center that bears his name has special meaning to me. I first met Mr. Coolidge while attending Kirkman High School downtown. I would wait on the Southern Coach Line bus at 3 rd and Market Streets in front of Chattanooga Printing operated by the Coolidge Family. Mr. Coolidge’s office was right at the front. One day this gentle voice said, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Marines Get It Done

In the wake of my Sunday story, which detailed the heroics of Marine Lt. General Chuck Pitman and the time he “borrowed” a Chinook helicopter to stop a serial killer in New Orleans, there came a little-known story that seems to have gotten overlooked during the 9/11 attacks on our country in 2001. When the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the west side of the Pentagon ... (click for more)