Monday, January 18
Urban League Of Greater Chattanooga Celebrates MLK Day
The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga is marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a series of community outreach events planned for Monday.
Urban League Young Professionals, a volunteer branch of the Urban League, is co-hosting the 2021 MLK Day Youth Empowerment Experience: The Past, Present & Future for Economic Justice. This youth-focused webinar will feature a multi-generational group of community leaders, panelists and influencers connecting the past, present and future of Dr. King’s fight for social and economic justice. The event will also address topics such as wealth building, criminal justice and using the power of social media for influence. Participants will be entertained through live music and trivia and have a chance to win one of 20 savings accounts of $100.
Additionally, Olivet Baptist Church, in conjunction with the Urban League, is hosting an outreach event on MLK Day. Participants will give back to the community through service projects at the church and in the surrounding area. Gift bags will be available for children and seniors in need.
The Urban League’s virtual event is Monday from 3- 4:30 p.m. Register online at ulchatt.net by Saturday.
Olivet Baptist Church’s day of service begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at noon. Participants are to meet at the church, 740 E M L King Blvd. in Chattanooga.
The MLK Day Youth Empowerment Experience will feature Ronald Harris, vice president of diversity at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee; John Edwards, founder of the Chattanooga News Chronicle; Candy Johnson, president and CEO of Chattanooga’s Urban League; Greg Funderburg, anchor on News Channel 9 and local influencer; and many others. The event is sponsored by Truist Bank, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union and the Chattanooga Red Wolves.
2021 Economic Outlook Virtual Event
Speaker: David Altig, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Economic Outlook Virtual Event taking place
Jan. 12 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. via Zoom.
David Altig, Ph.D., serves as executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In addition to advising the Bank president on monetary policy and related matters, Dr. Altig oversees the Bank's Research Division, which includes the Bank's team of economists, the Regional Economic Information Network, and the Bank's Community and Economic Development function. In this role, Dr. Altig leads the Atlanta Fed's research and engagement portfolio on benefits cliffs. He also serves as a member of the Bank's Management and Discount Committees
Watch the event here.
Join us in January
Virtual Homebuyer Seminar
Buying a home can be a challenge, especially in this day and age. That's why TVFCU has put together a Virtual Homebuyer Seminar Series.
Join us for the Virtual Homebuyer Seminar Series, once a month as we address homebuying from all aspects and angles.
Open until January 25
Ice on the Landing
Celebrating its seventh wonderful year! Ice on the Landing is a family friendly 140- foot by 40 -foot open – air ice skating rink located in the gardens of the Chattanooga Choo Choo.
Ticking pricing is $10 for adults, $8 for ages 12 and under. Season passes are also available. More information at http://www.iceonthelanding.com/hours