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Front Page - Friday, October 21, 2016

Events




Free rides to the polls

Officials with GoVoteCHA have partnered with a team of pastors and community leaders to offer free rides to the polls to any voter residing in Hamilton County. This transportation service will be provided during early voting, which started Wednesday, Oct. 19 and will continue through Thursday, Nov. 3, and on Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 8). There are four early voting sites in Hamilton County:

Brainerd Recreation Center

1010 North Moore Road

Monday-Saturday

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Eastwood Baptist Church

4300 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road

Monday-Saturday

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

North River Civic Center

1009 Executive Dr., Ste. 102

Monday-Saturday

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Election Commission Office

700 River Terminal Road

Monday-Friday

8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Voters may schedule their ride by visiting www.GoVoteCHA.org or by calling (423) 708-4490.

Choral Arts of Chattanooga performance

The Choral Arts of Chattanooga will host a free public performance of “American Songs of Inspiration & Devotion” Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at 2nd Presbyterian Church (700 Pine St.). The program will be directed by: Darrin Hassevoort and feature guest composer Douglas Hedwig. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Kim Thompson at: kthompson052@gmail.com.

Southern Adventist University centennial celebration

Southern Adventist University will celebrate its 100th year in Collegedale, Tenn., on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 2-5 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Collegedale. The free event will feature activities for all ages, including live music, games, gymnastics performances, food vendors, and an antique car show. Founded in 1892 in Graysville, Tenn., Southern moved to Collegedale in 1916. Known then as Southern Training School, the college enrolled 57 students its first year in the city. The school is now a nationally accredited university with nearly 3,000 students pursuing degrees ranging from associate to doctoral. For more information about the event, call Ben McArthur at (423) 236-2418.

Free fall concert at VW

The Mid-South Symphonic Band will perform Sunday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. at the Volkswagen Conference Center, located at 8001 Volkswagen Dr. The concert will be free and open to the public. The Mid-South Symphonic Band is comprised of 75 musicians from the greater Chattanooga area who perform under the direction of Jim Souders.   v