Let us work not as colored people nor as white people for the narrow benefit of any group alone, but together, as American citizens, for the common good of our common city, our common country.” –- Ruth Standish Baldwin
Hunter Museum of American Art's annual gala Spectrum takes place on November 9th. The event will host both silent and live art auctions. Proceeds from the auction will support a number of programs, exhibitions, and collections at the museum.
This year, the Museum procured art from Brooklyn, Asheville, Kansas City, and Chattanooga for the event.
On November 1st, there will be a preview party for the art being auctioned, as well as a brunch party on November 3rd.
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.
Credit Contributed photo
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.