Salvation Army And McCallie Provide 75 Families With Thanksgiving Meal

Thursday, November 16, 2017
McCallie students provided a complete Thanksgiving meal for 75 needy families
McCallie students provided a complete Thanksgiving meal for 75 needy families

The Salvation Army has identified 75 needy families and registered them for Thanksgiving baskets. McCallie School was made aware of this need- and stepped up to assist the hungry and vulnerable.

Both The McCallie Middle School and Upper Schools collected turkeys/hens, potatoes, yams, vegetables dressing, and cranberry sauce for our local families who might not otherwise have a complete Thanksgiving meal to cook at home. 

"I love that community service is a part of the McCallie educational experience and the students serve beyond their campus," said Kimberly George, marketing director of The Salvation Army. "This teaches our younger generation so much more than what can be learned in the classrooms and we are so grateful McCallie is joining us in 'doing the most good'."  

The greater community is encouraged this holiday season to give their time just like these students. Volunteer opportunities can be found on www.csarmy.org. Folks can also call The Salvation Army at 756-1023. 

Monetary donations are also needed to assist with this year's increase in Christmas needs. Donations can be made by visiting www.csarmy.org, by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY  or can be mailed to: The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403.  

For more information on The Salvation Army, please contact Ms. George at 756-1023 or by email to Kimberly.George@uss.salvationarmy.org 

McCallie students provided a complete Thanksgiving meal for 75 needy families
McCallie students provided a complete Thanksgiving meal for 75 needy families


ShapeShifter Gallery Curates The Telephone Show At AVA Gallery

ShapeShifter Gallery will curate ‘The Telephone Show” at AVA Gallery March 3-30.  The opening will take place on March 2 during first Friday at AVA Gallery, 30 Frazier Ave. The opening reception will last from 5-8 p.m. and the show will remain up on display until March 30.  Many of the artists will be present during the opening reception, and there will be a live ... (click for more)

Area 4 Special Olympics Basketball Tournament Will Be Feb. 23

Area Special Olympics athletes will be competing in a basketball tournament on Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the UTC Roundhouse. Area 4 Special Olympic athletes includes those in Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Marion, McMinn, Polk, Rhea and Sequatchie counties.  Special Olympics Tennessee has helped thousands of children and ... (click for more)

Cachet Peterson, 21, Killed, Tiana Linares, 24, Injured, In Drive-by Shooting Early Sunday Morning On Chestnut Street

Cachet Peterson, 21, was killed and Tiana Linares, 24, was injured in a drive-by shooting on Chestnut Street early Sunday morning. The Chattanooga Police Department responded to a shooting call at 1:27 a.m. in the 1800 block of Chestnut Street .  Upon arrival, officers located the two female victims in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. HCEMS responded to the ... (click for more)

Woman Killed At Foot Of Lookout Mountain After Truck Loses Brakes

A woman was killed at the foot of Lookout Mountain on Saturday morning after her car was struck by a truck that had lost its brakes coming down the mountain. The victim was identified as Mallory Baldschun. A child in her Toyota Tacoma had minor injuries, police said. The driver of the International Prostar truck, James Wilson, also had minor injuries. Two other vehicles ... (click for more)

Six Things We Can Do About Mass Shootings - And Response

All politics aside, the recent shooting in Florida, and every other shooting in a public place, is a senseless and, possibly, preventable tragedy. It is absurd that we can’t gather in a free society without the fear of some nut job or terrorist using us as targets.   And then the cries of “do something!” from every quarter. But, other than the obvious attempt by agenda-pushers ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s Time To ‘Prepare’

On Friday morning, this after a crazed human being killed 17 innocent children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, I sat in a room with Sheriff Jim Hammond and members of his command staff and asked what everyone us want to know: “What do we do?” Gino Bennett, the sage guiding force, sat beside me and he told the room, “The time to ‘prevent’ is over ... (click for more)