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.
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.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal “on-the-job” training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dalton Career Center, 1460 Chattanooga Ave. in Dalton, Ga.
The Fort Oglethorpe City Council recognized the L.F.O. High School academic decathlon team. The 2013-2014 team competed in 10 events with all nine members participating in every event. They won the Div. II state championship and the overall state championship in Atlanta on March and competed in the national championship in Honolulu in April.
If you represent a nonprofit organization in Catoosa, Dade or Walker Counties, please consider submitting a project proposal for the United Way Volunteer Center’s 25th Annual Day of Caring.
North Georgia Electric Membership (NGEMC) Foundation announced that nonprofit charitable and civic organizations that serve the seven counties in the NGEMC service area may apply online for Operation Round Up grants through August 31.
The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Adult Leadership Walker County Class.