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9:55am

Fri March 13, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 18: The Ins and Outs of Managing Employees

Dan Gilmore of Squire Strategies gives advice on how to manage employees and avoid the most common mistakes that business owners make.  Dan combines his knowledge as an attorney with practicality and common sense to help his clients take great care of their employees without creating undue liability.  The old adage about carpentry says, "Measure twice and cut once."  The same can be said about hiring and managing employees. It is always best to seek good counsel on the front end, rather than having to pay the cost later for ill-informed decisions.

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4:59pm

Thu March 12, 2015
Community

Dancing the Neural Tango: Dr. Summa-Chadwick Talks Music & Neurological Therapy

Dr. Martha Summa-Chadwick is a concert pianist and Executive Director of Music Therapy Gateway in Communications, Inc.  She joins us today to talk about ways music and rhythm can be used to help patients with Parkinson's disease and autism.  MTGIC has a free concert, Tales of the Neural Tango, coming up March 22nd, and so Dr. Summa-Chadwick is also telling us how neurological disorders affected classical composers Robert Schumann and Olivier Messiaen.

From a press release about the concert:

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10:02am

Thu March 12, 2015
Happenings

Money School Helps Plan For Financial Future

Credit Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) is working with local organizations and agencies to provide information on financial management. 

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5:19pm

Wed March 11, 2015
Southern Lit

Ron Rash on 'Serena,' 'The World Made Straight' and Knowing When to End a Story

Ron Rash lives in North Carolina and teaches at Western Carolina University.
Credit Contributed/Ulf Andersen

Throughout the next few weeks, WUTC will interview authors coming to Chattanooga April 16th - 18th for the 2015 Celebration of Southern Literature.  Today Ron Rash joins us.  Rash is an acclaimed author of poetry, short stories and novels; much of his fiction takes place in North Carolina, where he grew up and continues to reside.

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12:07pm

Wed March 11, 2015
Membership

A Special Message for WUTC Volunteers

WUTC’s staff would like to thank all our volunteers who turned out Tuesday, March 10, for the volunteer training luncheon. It was great to see so many people in attendance – we had a packed house!

The almost-final draft of the master schedule for volunteers has been assembled, and we have sent out emails to many of our volunteers. If you didn’t get an email, then please call the station office at 423-425-4756 this week to check your schedule.

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12:29pm

Tue March 10, 2015
Community

National Poison Prevention Week Is March 15 - 21

The leading cause of injury death in Tennessee is poison.  The Tennessee Poison Center is working to raise awareness of the dangers of poison and encourage Tennesseans to call the hot line if you suspect someone has been exposed to poison.                 1-800-222-1222

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12:12pm

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

'Barefoot in the Park' Opens at the Colonnade Theater March 20th

Credit Back Alley Productions

Back Alley Productions presents Neil Simon's 'Barefoot in the Park' on March 20, 21, 27 and 28 in Ringgold GA. 

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11:58am

Tue March 10, 2015
Community

Baby Alligators Move Into the Bayou at the Tennessee Aquarium

Young American Alligators Make Themselves at Home at the Tennessee Aquarium.
Credit Tennessee Aquarium

The Delta Bayou Exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium has undergone renovations and will soon be home to a congregation of American Alligators when the exhibit opens March 14th. 

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11:43am

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

The Songs of Humpback Whales Heard at the IMax

Humpback Whales 3D is the new movie showing at the IMax theater downtown Chattanooga.  

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11:27am

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

The Vienna Boys Choir Will Perform at the Tivoli

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform at the Tivoli March 13th at 7:30 pm. 

The American Guild of Organist are hosting the choir.  My guests are Sheryl Horton from the American Guild of Organists and Michael Devine, artistic director of the Choral Arts of Chattanooga.

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11:03am

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

Women Groundbreakers are Telling Their Stories in Chattanooga Library 3/10

Deborah Levine, a Harvard-trained cultural anthropologist, has spent her life trying to help people feel comfortable talking about uncomfortable topics. One of the ways she’s found for people to address awkward and difficult topics is through story-telling. This evening (Tuesday March 10, 2015) in the auditorium in the Chattanooga Public Library downtown, Dr. Levine is sponsoring a presentation by a group of women who have made successful careers in Science Technology and Math. The so-called STEM fields are still largely dominated by men, but Dr.

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5:03pm

Mon March 9, 2015
Arts & Culture

'Dorothy Parker Would Not Approve' Is Stacy Chapman's Prize-Winning Debut Play

Last year, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre put out a call for scripts from new playwrights in the region.  They were looking for original, unpublished scripts for The Festival of New Plays.

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9:53am

Fri March 6, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 17: Blamtastic Grows By Keeping Customers First

When Renee Sandler came home one day and challenged her daughters, Lily and Melanie, to create a product and company, she had no idea that it would grow to more than $10 million in annual revenue.  However, that is precisely what has happened. Now Renee leads Blamtastic full-time and Lily is Co-CEO at the ripe old age of 16. Melanie works mostly behind the scenes and is focused on product development and creative.

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12:32pm

Thu March 5, 2015
Volunteer State

Community Match Connects Students with Service Opportunities

Community Match is online at communitymatchchatt.com.

Robin Howe, creator of the Community Match Web site, joins us.  Community Match connects high school and college students with volunteer opportunities in Chattanooga.

From the Web site:

Community Match helps high school and college students in the Chattanooga area find service opportunities according to their time and needs. We aim to help guidance counselors with their workload and small non-profits and charitable businesses let their needs be known.

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4:58pm

Wed March 4, 2015
Happenings

ArtsBuild Honors Mai Bell Hurley on 3/10

Dan Bowers and Mary Kilbride join us to talk about the 2015 Ruth Holmberg Arts Leadership Award honoring Mai Bell Hurley.  Dan Bowers is the President of ArtsBuild, and Mary Kilbride is one of the people chairing the event on March 10th from 6 to 8 pm at the Hunter Museum.

From the ArtsBuild Web site:

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