New nonprofit supports youth in the arts
What: The Performing Arts League held a catered luncheon and fashion show at Heritage Landing Clubhouse recently, with fashions by Orange Blossom Boutique of Cleveland, Tenn. The league is a nonprofit founded one year ago that incorporated last month. Its mission is to promote youth involvement in the performing arts.
Benefits: Funds from the luncheon will help fund scholarships for area music students and support needs of the Howard High School Marching Band.
Spirit of Achievement Awards honor six JA supporters
What: The annual Spirit of Achievement Awards were held at the Chattanooga Convention Center honoring companies and volunteers for their support of Junior Achievement of Chattanooga.
Benefits: The luncheon raised $80,000 for JA’s financial education programs in Hamilton, Catoosa, Marion and Walker County schools.
John G. Kain IV Corporate Citizenship Award: Tenth Street Capital, McKee Foods Corp. and Unum
Max Finley Volunteer of the Year: Cherie Davis, an employee of Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, who volunteers for JA special events as well as in classroom instruction.
Spirit of Achievement Awards: Economy Honda and Lawson Electric Co.