LaFayette Physical Therapy, a local outpatient physical therapy clinic, has applied for a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main StreetSM Grants. LaFayette Physical Therapy must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant.
The Georgia Winery in Ringgold is broadening its distribution throughout Georgia. In 2011, the Georgia Winery signed on with Athens Distributing to get their wines in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Historic downtown Ringgold held ribbon cuttings for two businesses opening Saturday, Aug. 30. Several family, friends and supporters of downtown came to welcome the two new retail stores to the historic Nashville Street shopping area.
David Dunn, public defender of the Lookout Mountain judicial circuit, spoke to the Ringgold Rotary Club about the future plans to create a state court for Catoosa County. From left: Skip Patty, attorney; David Dunn, public defender and Randall Peters of Weeks and Peters Insurance, a division of Starr Mathews Agency, Inc.
The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Georgia Chamber will host a seminar entitled “Employment Law for the Small Business: A Legal Update” Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Colonnade Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. for registration until noon.
Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to ten high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, or a related field.
Celebrating their 31st year, the Georgia Winery welcomes the community to be a part of their first annual Georgia Winery Day. Guests are invited to stop by on Friday, Sept. 5 from 1-5 p.m. and enjoy $3 wine by the glass and wine slushies. The Chattanooga chamber declared Georgia Winery Day on Sept. 5, 2013, for the Georgia Winery’s 30th anniversary. For more information call 706-937-9463 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Catoosa and Walker County Farm Bureaus encourage students in sixth through eighth grade to enter the Georgia Farm Bureau middle school essay contest. Students should address the topic “Make My Career Agriculture.” Each Farm Bureau will award $50 to their contest winner.
Debbie Hensley of the sexual assault victims advocate center was a recent speaker for the Rossville Exchange Club. Hensley updated the club on what the center is doing to bring aid to victims in Walker, Dade and Catoosa counties.
Bendabout Farm, 3818 S Lee Hwy, McDonald, Tenn., will host international high goal polo matches the weekends of Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14 and again Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, weather permitting.
Heritage High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club fundraiser on July 31, and raised $3,060.
The Georgia Winery in Ringgold held a Luau event to raise money for the Ringgold Rotary Club. Over 250 patrons attended the event. The winery presented a check to the club in the amount of $925.
United Way in Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties invites the community to donate to the Stuff The Bus school supply drive to equip Catoosa County public school students and teachers for education success.
Jason Long State Farm began its first school supply drive for Gilbert, Naomi, North LaFayette, LaFayette Middle and LaFayette High Schools.
North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (NGEMC) welcomed a crowd of about 2,000 people to its 78th annual membership meeting, on Aug. 7, at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.
The Lookout Farmers Market will kick off a new market location with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cuttings on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at The Crash Pad at 29 Johnson Street, just off Main Street.
The Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host a county fair themed membership appreciation luncheon on Friday, Sept. 12 at the Walker County Agricultural Center from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising the public that portions of the Lookout Mountain trails will be temporarily closed on Monday, Aug. 18, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. In case of inclement weather, work will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 19. During this closure the park will replace a chain-link fence at the base of the Ochs Museum inside Point Park.
On Saturday, August 2, the Chattanooga Valley Lions Club attended the district cabinet meeting for Georgia’s District 18-L. Eleven members traveled to Cartersville, Ga., for the meeting, participating in a public relations training, along with several other breakout sessions for officers and leaders.