Civic Clubs

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Meagan Jolley, See Rock City, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 11, noon at Chattanooga Masonic Lodge, 551 West 21st St.

John Peoples, director of Sylvan Learning Centers, at East Brainerd Kiwanis, Friday, June 11, noon-1 p.m. at The East Brainerd Church of Christ, 1745 E. Brainerd Road.

Gary Behler, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, June 14, noon-1 p.m. at The Feed Co. Table and Tavern, 201 W Main St. in Chattanooga. Lunch buffet is $15; non-eating attendees $5. Parking is available in the lot at the corner of Cowart and W Main; be sure to bring your ticket to be validated by the The Feed Co. The restaurant cannot validate tickets from other lots. RSVP by emailing rsvppachy@gmail.com.

Eric Sloan, transportation project specialist of TDOT Region 2 Innovative Delivery, at Chattanooga Engineers Club joint meeting with ASCE and TSPE Chattanooga Monday, June 14, noon online. Register in advance for this meeting. You will receive access information via email after registration.

No speaker planned, at JFK Club, Tuesday, June 15, noon at The Feed Co. Table & Tavern.

Learning expert Lisa MD Owens and 2X TEDx speaker Crystal Kadakia on Designing for Modern Learning: Redefining L&D's Approach for a Digital Age, at ATD Chattanooga, Tuesday, June 15 at 11:30 a.m. Recertification credits provided in partnership with SHRM Chattanooga. Virtual Event. Register here.

Alexis Willis, Chattanooga Chamber’s Business INCubator, on the great programs and opportunities that exist for small businesses and entrepreneurs, at Hixson Council Meeting, Wednesday, June 16, noon-1 p.m. online. Register here. No cost.

Changing of the Guards: Elaine Swafford's last Rotary Program, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, June 17, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza; online also.

Candy Johnson, president, Urban League of Chattanooga, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 18, noon at Chattanooga Masonic Lodge, 551 West 21st St.

Patty Harris, director of Child Evangelism Fellowship, and Candy Johnson, CEO of Urban League of Chattanooga, at East Brainerd Kiwanis, Friday, June 18, noon-1 p.m. at The East Brainerd Church of Christ, 1745 E. Brainerd Road.

Mark McKnight, president/CEO Reflection Riding, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, June 24, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza; online also.

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, July 8, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza; online also.

Rotary 6780 District Governor Cindy Gammons, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, July 15, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza; online also.

Chief learning officer of Learning Services & Solutions, Inc. Dr. Tammy L. Means on Staying on the Path to Making Training Stick, at ATD Chattanooga, Thursday, July 15 at 11:30 a.m. Recertification credits provided in partnership with SHRM Chattanooga. Virtual Event. Register here.

National practice director with Titus Talent Strategies Mike Kuenzi on Avoid Gladiator Hiring: Removing Subjectivity from Your Interview Process, at ATD Chattanooga, Thursday, Aug. 19 at 11:30 a.m. Recertification credits provided in partnership with SHRM Chattanooga. Virtual Event. Register here.

Core Strengths Master Facilitators Michael Brown and Kyle Menig on Results through Relationship Intelligence, at ATD Chattanooga, Thursday, Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. Recertification credits provided in partnership with SHRM Chattanooga. Virtual Event. Register here.


County Health Department To Host Vaccination Events This Week

Woman At Community Kitchen Said Man Grabbed Her By Neck, Told Her He Was Going To Rape Her

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The Hamilton County Health Department is offering (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccination events at multiple locations this week. No appointment is necessary and anyone 12 years of age and older is eligible. ... (click for more)

Police responded to a forcible fondling on Tuesday at E. 11th Street, and were later called to the Community Kitchen down the road on an assault call. Police met with the staff, who identified ... (click for more)

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County Health Department To Host Vaccination Events This Week

The Hamilton County Health Department is offering (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccination events at multiple locations this week. No appointment is necessary and anyone 12 years of age and older is eligible. The vaccination event calendar is available at vaccine.hamiltontn.gov . Visit the webpage frequently as new events are added throughout the week. The COVID-19 hotline is available ... (click for more)

Woman At Community Kitchen Said Man Grabbed Her By Neck, Told Her He Was Going To Rape Her

Police responded to a forcible fondling on Tuesday at E. 11th Street, and were later called to the Community Kitchen down the road on an assault call. Police met with the staff, who identified the defendant, Mickey Eugene Shurette, 52, who was then detained. Police also spoke to the victim. She told police she had left the building earlier that evening, and was walking toward ... (click for more)

Opinion

In The Twilight Zone At The School Board

I have a friend who used to say, “I have been to two World’s Fairs and a hog calling contest and I have never seen the beat.” That is exactly the feeling I had after last month’s four-hour marathon School Board meeting. I have been attending school board meetings for the last 20 years and I have never seen another one quite like it. This meeting had it all. For the first time ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'Survivor' Speaks Here

It’s one thing to tell a loudmouth in Texas he’s “all hat and no cattle.” And it’s altogether another to ask some fellow in an Abilene beer hall “where do you let you wife graze?” Throughout the history of the Lone Star State, there have been many gun fights, differences settled at the OK Corral or The Alamo, but the most heinous scoundrel of all is one who’ll kill another man’s ... (click for more)

Sports

Tennessee Homers Its Way To College World Series

The Tennessee Vols are on their way to Omaha after homers flew out of the Lindsey Nelson Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Vols bashed LSU 15-6 to win the Super Regional in two games. Tennessee built a nine-run cushion before Tre Morgan and Brody Drost hit two-run bombs to cut the lead to 11-6 in the seventh. But the Vols kept on scoring before an adoring crowd in Knoxville. ... (click for more)

Defending Champion Ingram Returns To Choo Choo Full of Confidence

Hogan Ingram was a relatively unknown entity prior to last year’s Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational, but he was perfectly fine with that anonymity. As a rising senior at Rome High School, Ingram birdied the final hole to win the prestigious tournament against a talented field of collegiate golfers. The win served as a springboard for him to gain momentum that has elevated his ... (click for more)