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6:08pm

Fri October 25, 2013
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Urban League of Greater Chattanooga Hosts Equal Opportunity Day Breakfast 10/29

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

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3:45pm

Thu October 24, 2013
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On 11/2, 'Gems For Hope' Benefits Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center

The Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center is holding its 2nd Annual Gems For Hope on Saturday, November 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga Golf & Country Club.

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10:51am

Thu October 24, 2013
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Beach Party With Sharks 11/9 Supports Caribbean SEA, TenneSEA

Current limbo champion Laura Keys at the Beach Party in March 2013.
Credit Caribbean SEA

The 10th annual Beach Party to support Caribbean SEA and TenneSEA will be at the IMAX Theater on November 9th starting at 7:00 pm. 

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9:57am

Thu October 24, 2013
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Hunter Museum Will Have Fundraising Gala On November 9th

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.

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11:58am

Wed October 23, 2013
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Raptography on November 10th at Audubon Acres

Gilbert is an American Kestrel and is cared for by Wings to Soar.
Credit Dianne Blankenbaker

Wings to Soar is hosting a photography workshop and personal encounter with birds of prey at Audubon Acres on Sunday, November 10th from 9 :00 am to 5:00 pm.  

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11:35am

Wed October 23, 2013
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UTC Women's Center Vigil to Take Back the Night Oct 23, 2013

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. 

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11:25am

Wed October 23, 2013
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Dalton Red Carpet Half Marathon Features 3 Races on 10/26

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.  

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11:19am

Wed October 23, 2013
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On 10/26, Spooky 'Spirits in the Garden' Raises Funds for Community Garden

Lisa Lemza, Senior Warden of the Vestry at the Grace Episcopal Community Garden, joins us to talk about an upcoming garden fundraiser.  It will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on October 26th at Grace Episcopal on Brainerd Road.  It's a Halloween-themed event with costumed storytellers recounting ghost stories.  

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11:36am

Fri October 18, 2013
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New "Chattanooga Choo Choo" Music Video Filming In Town 10/22 & 10/27

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.

More information is at the project's Web site:

http://chattachoochoo.weebly.com/

3:48pm

Tue October 15, 2013
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Biannual Meacham Writers' Workshop Takes Place Oct 24th - Oct 26th

From a media release:

Offering free readings and workshops twice a year, the biannual conference connects local writers with award-winning authors.

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4:49pm

Mon October 14, 2013
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Cress Gallery Presents 'A Day in the Life' 10/15 - 12/6

From a media release:

“A Day in the Life” by Michael Scoggins

October 15, 2013 – December 6, 2013

Diane Marek Visiting Artist October 14 – 18, 2013

Artist’s Public Lecture October 15, 5:30pm, UTC Fine Arts Center, room 356, followed by a public reception and exhibition opening in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center.

And in Gallery II of the Cress:

The World of Andy Warhol

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4:43pm

Mon October 14, 2013
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October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month

From a media release:

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month and local brain training company LearningRx Chattanooga is offering free screenings for struggling readers on October 19th, 2013.

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4:40pm

Mon October 14, 2013
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Ringgold Haunted Depot Welcomes Visitors this October

From a media release:

It is Haunted Depot Time in Ringgold Georgia. Construction of this year’s Haunted Depot started on September 30, 2013 and is now almost complete.

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4:36pm

Mon October 14, 2013
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Red Cross Hosts 'Great Shakeout' on Thursday

From a media release:

The American Red Cross is encouraging Southeast Tennessee residents to register and participate in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on Thursday, October 17 at 10:17a.m.

The purpose of the drill is for people to learn and practice what to do if they ever experience an earthquake. Millions of people across the country and around the world will be participating. 

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2:06pm

Wed October 2, 2013
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Ringgold Hosts 150th Civil War Reenactment 10/5 & 10/6

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.

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