The after-school play areas at the Children’s Home/Chambliss Shelter got a makeover today thanks to 150 local T-Mobile employees who volunteered for the job.
A group of T-Mobile employees met with the children earlier this month to get an idea of the projects the children wanted to see. The volunteers returned today to implement those plans.
They put a mural on the back wall of the basketball court, painted the goal posts and resurfaced the softball field. Volunteers also painted and furnished girls and boys after-school areas with Nintendo Wii games, flat-screen television and sofas.
For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Yolanda Putman has been a reporter at the Times Free Press for 11 years. She covers housing and previously covered education and crime. Yolanda is a Chattanooga native who has a master’s degree in communication from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Alabama State University. She previously worked at the Lima (Ohio) News. She enjoys running, reading and writing and is the mother of one son, Tyreese. She has also ...