Living and giving: Feb. 24Contributed Photo From left, are Troy Causey, Kangaroo district manager; Letitia Curtis, Chattanooga store manager; Sharon Loving, Junior Achievement of Chattanooga board chairwoman; Tracie McCartney, Junior Achievement of the Ocoee Region president; Chris Hughes, Kangaroo region sales director; Brigette Thurman, JA of Chattanooga president; Renee Penney, JA of Chattanooga special events director; Jennifer Stepp, Cleveland, Tenn., store manager; and Greg Holbrook, Kangaroo district manager.
Kangaroo Express supports JA
What: Kangaroo Express stores made a donation of $129,389 to Junior Achievement of Chattanooga and JA’s Ocoee District, raised through its Kash for Kids campaign. Junior Achievement is a nonprofit dedicated to teaching financial skills to young people.
Benefits: The $90,149 raised in Hamilton, Catoosa, Walker, Marion and Sequatchie counties will benefit Junior Achievement of Chattanooga. The $39,240 raised in Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Polk and Monroe counties will benefit Junior Achievement of the Ocoee Region.
Siskin Hospital benefit draws hundreds
What: About 700 guests heard Trisha Meili, “The Central Park Jogger,” describe the brutal attack on her more than two decades ago and her journey through rehabilitation during the annual Possibilities luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
Benefits: Siskin Hospital