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Friends of Hixson Community Breakfast, Wednesday, May 24 meeting has been cancelled. There will be no meeting in June or July.

Fred Flint, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, May 24, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Dr. David Banks at Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council.  Thursday, May 25, 8:15 - 9:30 a.m. at Hospice of Chattanooga, 411 Oakwood Dr. $10. 

Jim Ogden, on the Civil War, at East Brainerd Kiwanis, Friday, May 26, noon-1 p.m. at Holiday Inn Chattanooga – Hamilton Place.

Elaine Merritt, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, May 29, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Chip Baker and Amy Morrow, Friends of the Festival, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, May 31, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Chip Baker, Friends of the Festival, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, June 1, noon at the Convention Center.

Mike Pollock, Lula Lake Land Trust, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 2, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Jim Douthat, local historian and publisher, on “Two Hundred Years of Walden Ridge History,” at The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society, Tuesday, June 6, at 1 p.m. at the Walden Town Hall, 1826 Taft Hwy. Refreshments will be served followed by a business meeting and program. Visitors are welcome.

Chattanooga City Attorney Wade Hinton will speak about the restoration of voting rights and expungement of criminal records at the League of Women Voters meeting. Thursday, June 8, 6 p.m. on the 4th floor of the Chattanooga public library's downtown branch, 1001 Broad St.

Dr. Phil Jackson, Navy veteran and CEO of Erlanger East and North, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 9, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Tim Youngblood, on excitement around Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, June 12, noon-1 p.m. at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Rich Mozingo, president and general manager, Chattanooga Lookouts, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 13, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Dr. Todd Thurston, The Plastic Surgery Group, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, June 16, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Robert Ian, change strategist, business author, and entertainer, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 20, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Dr. Rob Headrick, ACTVS/Chatt Heart Institute, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 23, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Jessica Olivia-Calderin, immigration attorney, on U.S. immigration issues and policy, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 27, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Dr. David Suhrbier, pediatrics at Erlanger/T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, July 7, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Rob McCabe, chairman, Pinnacle Financial Partners, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, July 11, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

 


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