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Front Page - Friday, June 8, 2018

Events: Candace Golf Classic




The Chattanooga chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women will host its Candace Golf Classic fundraiser on Tuesday, June 12 at Windstone Golf Course with an 11:30 a.m. lunch followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The cost is $125 per player. The NCBW provides academic scholarships to high school seniors. Information: info@ncbw-chattanooga.org; 423 698-0029

Series on memory loss

CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging will host the second session of its series on memory loss on Thursday, June 14, 6-7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson’s Physician Office Building, 2051 Hamill Road. The topic will be “Dementia: Advanced Diagnostics & Treatment Options.” Dr. Matthew Kodsi, neurologist at Chattanooga Neurology Associates and chief of staff at CHI Memorial, will lead the discussion. This series is free and open to everyone. RSVP by June 11.

Sign-up: 423 682-8150; Adrian_Boyd@memorial.org

Jan Croon book signing

Editor Jan Croon is touring Georgia to discuss and sign copies of “The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham – 1860-1865.” The Fort Oglethorpe event will be from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park. Information: www.nps.gov/chch/index.htm

Summer fashion show

The NCBW’s Summer Fashion Show will be held Saturday, June 23 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. A vendor showcase opens at 9:30 a.m. The show begins at 11:30 a.m. Fashion show tickets are $50 each.

Bestselling author Karen White to speak

New York Times bestselling author Karen White will speak at the FocusLit fundraiser on Thursday, June 24, 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at The Peyton on Broad St. White will also read from her new novel, “Dreams of Falling,” which was released June 5. Tickets for the event are $60 per person. VIP tickets are $125 and include dinner with White after the main event. Information: www.southernlitalliance.org/happenings

Wingard keynotes Diversify luncheon

Learn about the future of the workplace and best practices for developing leaders from Diversify Luncheon speaker Dr. Jason Wingard on Wednesday, June 27, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Wingard is the dean of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. He will speak on managing talent across generations, fostering global collaboration and developing diverse talent pipelines. Register: www.chattanoogachamber.com/events/options/7460

Diversify Marketplace

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Diversify Marketplace on Friday, June 29. Held at the First Tennessee Pavilion across from Finley Stadium from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Diversify Marketplace will feature an array of businesses and nonprofits, including woman-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned and more. Admission will be free.

Public candidate forum

The NCBW will host a public forum for candidates running for seats on the Hamilton County School Board and the Tennessee State House of Representatives on Monday, July 9 at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church, 1734 E. Third Street, from 5-7:30 p.m. Wade Hinton, attorney for the City of Chattanooga, will moderate.

Chattanooga Heroes Run/Walk

The Chattanooga Heroes Run/Walk, presented by Erlanger’s Level One Trauma Center, will take place on Saturday, July 14 beginning at 8 a.m. The event will include a five-mile loop course. Parking will be available at the RiverPark.

Volunteers will be needed to assist with pre-run bag packing, set up, race activities, the kids run and post-run clean-up. The proceeds from this event will help to fund the construction of a permanent memorial space at the RiverPark. Information: www.chattanoogaheroesrun.com