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Front Page - Friday, July 6, 2018

Events: Public candidate forum

The NCBW will host a public forum for candidates running for seats on the Hamilton County School Board and the Tennessee State House of Representatives on Monday, July 9 at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church, 1734 E. Third Street, from 5-7:30 p.m. Wade Hinton, attorney for the City of Chattanooga, will moderate.

Chattanooga Heroes Run/Walk

The Chattanooga Heroes Run/Walk, presented by Erlanger’s Level One Trauma Center, will take place on Saturday, July 14 beginning at 8 a.m. The event will include a five-mile loop course beginning at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and ending at the Hubert Fry Center at the Tennessee RiverPark. Parking will also be available at the RiverPark.

Volunteers will be needed to assist with pre-run bag packing, set up, race activities, the kids run and post-run clean-up. The proceeds from this event will help to fund the construction of a permanent memorial space at the RiverPark. Information

CHA720 to encourage credit literacy and repair

The second annual CHA720, a citywide campaign to increase consumer credit literacy and encourage the community to repair and raise their credit score to 720, will take place Friday, July 20. The campaign encourages Chattanoogans to set an appointment with one of several different agencies around the city to receive free one-on-one, professional credit counseling.

On July 20, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, Operation HOPE, Bridge Financial Planning and Common Cents Financial Literacy will open their doors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to offer free credit counseling. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins will be accepted. Information