Each year on the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Woodmen of the World honors those who lost their lives in that horrible attack on the nation and the heroes of that day. Military, law enforcement and first responders are invited to attend so they may also be honored.
Bendabout Farm in McDonald, Tenn., will host international high goal polo matches Sept. 20 and 21, weather permitting. Matches begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Gates will open two hours prior to the matches.
The Ringgold Playhouse will open the final show of its 2014 season this week when it opens the hilarious Hollywood comedy “Barbra’s Wedding,” written by Daniel Stern, on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Monday, Sept. 15
Sunday, Sept. 14
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend special programs commemorating the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga from Thursday, Sept. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Saturday, Sept. 13
Friday, Sept. 12
A fashion show for both a good time and a good cause has been a year in the making. Catoosa County Habitat for Humanity is putting on its biggest fundraiser of the year, “Hard Hats and High Heels,” on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at The Colonnade.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe announced their 2014 homecoming court. Homecoming festivities begin Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Parade will begin at the Office Depot parking lot, travel up 2A to LFO High School and be followed by a cookout and bonfire. Crowning of the homecoming queen will be Friday, Sept. 19, at 6:45 p.m., before the game against Murray County at 7:30.
Elaine Pell (left) has graciously given of her time the past 17 years to share her personal story and struggles living with multiple sclerosis to the occupational therapy assistant students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College where Lisa Carruth (right) is the program director. Pell provides information to the students that is very valuable and assists them with understanding what disability is like from a personal perspective as a patient. The Multiple Sclerosis Society chose Pell as “Mother of the Year” in 1999, and honored her and her husband, Wayne, with the “Making a Difference” award for making a difference in so many lives. She is writing a book based on her experiences, which will be published soon.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Monday, Sept. 8
Sunday, Sept. 7
The Testimony Quartet will perform at Sacred Sounds Fridays at the Ringgold Depot, Depot Street and U.S. 41 on Friday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The Share America Foundation, Inc. concert will also feature singers Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam.
Saturday, Sept. 6
The Girl Scout Council of Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) is making its fall push for girls and adult volunteers to join Girl Scouts, the country’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls.