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Jocelyn Zapata Ruiz Named Crabtree Farms' Food And Land Access Coordinator

  • 2/20/2024

Jocelyn Zapata Ruiz is a Chattanooga native who grew up near Crabtree Farms. However, her first visit to the farm was at last year's Fall Plant Sale and Festival, which she found while searching for local community events. Looking for ways to get more involved, she started following Crabtree Farms on Instagram and that is where she saw the posting for the Community Food & Land Access coordinator position. At home, Ms. Ruiz and her family tend a garden of corn, cucumber, peppers and tomatoes each summer and she became more familiar with agriculture while working at Linda's Produce Up until recently, Ms. Ruiz worked at Elevate Behavior Services providing applied behavioral analysis ... (click for more)

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Ellen Tucker Dowling finally visited the house she grew up in St. Elmo. See story in happenings.
Ellen Tucker Dowling finally visited the house she grew up in St. Elmo. See story in happenings.

11th Annual Chattanooga Film Festival Set For June 21-28

  • 2/20/2024

The Chattanooga Film Festival's organizers have unveiled the first details of their upcoming 11th edition, which will take place from June 21-28. As it did in its 10th edition, the festival will be presented in a hybrid format, with in-person and virtual programming available. The festival's in-person dates, June 21-24, will again be staged ... (click for more)

Community Service Award Presented To Lindsey Sharpe

  • 2/20/2024

The Judge David Campbell Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented Lindsey Sharpe with the Community Service Award at their Feb. 14th meeting. Ms. Sharpe is currently a physical therapist at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. In her work with children, she saw a need for these children with disabilities ... (click for more)

ArtsBuild Announces Recent Recipients Of Artists Work Grants Program
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  • 2/20/2024

ArtsBuild announces the recipients of the latest round of the Artists Work Grants program. The Artists Work Grants program provides funding to individual artists, artist studios and non-profit arts organizations to produce artworks for public spaces in Chattanooga. Funding for the program was provided by the Lyndhurst Foundation, Benwood Foundation and individual ArtsBuild donors. Since the program began in October 2020, 32 awards have been made totaling $274,000. In this round, a ... more

Community Service Award Presented To Lindsey Sharpe
Community Service Award Presented To Lindsey Sharpe
  • 2/20/2024

The Judge David Campbell Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented Lindsey Sharpe with the Community Service Award at their Feb. 14th ... more

Elaine S. Hill Fund Provides Education, Services To Local Breast Cancer Patients And Their Families
  • 2/21/2024

The Elaine S. Hill Breast Cancer Support Services Fund at CHI Memorial Foundation is used exclusively to develop educational programming and foster outreach in our community focused on breast cancer survivors and their families. The fund was established at CHI Memorial Foundation upon the dissolution of Breast Cancer Support Services Inc, formerly Y-Me of Chattanooga. Ms. Hill founded Y-Me in 1992, after her own breast cancer diagnosis, to assist women with breast cancer. Since establishing ... more

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