The Women's Center at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is teaming up with the Partnership for Families Children and Adults to raise awareness of family violence and sexual abuse with Take Back the Night October 23, 2013.
Fifteen hundred runners are expected to participate in Saturday's upcoming Dalton Red Carpet Half Marathon. The event actually features three different races: a half-marathon, a 5K race and a 2K fun run. Co-Race Director David Sanders joins us for this segment, along with Amy Kleem from Family Promise of Whitfield County. The race raises funds for Family Promise along with another charity, City of Refuge Dalton.
WUTC interviewed Tiffany Muff and Landon Steele earlier this year, when they were seeking Kickstarter support to film a new, 1940's-themed "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" music video. Their funding campaign was successful, and they'll be filming in late October.
Statue of Major General Patrick Cleburne near Downtown Ringgold Georgia.
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From a media release:
The City of Ringgold, GA will be hosting a Civil War Reenactment of their own on Saturday October 5th and Sunday October 6th on Robin Road near downtown Ringgold.
The Ringgold Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is co-sponsoring the event to bring history alive for visitors from across the region. The DDA has been working with area re-enactor Fred Ufford to help coordinate the event and help commemorate an important anniversary in Ringgold's history.
Partners and Peers for Diabetes Care is a nonprofit organization that focuses on empowering people with diabetes to actively participate in their health care through partnerships that promote trust and enhance learning. The organization is based out of Chattanooga, TN and focuses their efforts on serving the diabetes community at large.
Tennessee is one of the states with the highest rate of new diabetes cases, and it’s on the rise in Chattanooga. U.S. rates are skyrocketing, and costing billions of dollars.
The American Red Cross kicks off its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program today and invites Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve our country, vets and their families by sending holiday cards.
Starting September 30 and going through December 6, Americans can create and send cards to service members, veterans and their families who will receive cards across the country and around the world.