Champions of Health Care saluted
The winners of the 4th annual Champions of Health Care were honored in September by Edge magazine and the Chattanooga Times Free Press. More than 300 people attended the Westin Hotel luncheon to recognize Dr. Clif Cleaveland for his lifetime achievement, Dr. Tom Devlin for innovation, Dr. Chris LeSar and Dr. Marvin Hall as the top physicians, Viston Taylor for his administrative leadership, Cempa Community Care for community outreach, Roy Turley as the top health care volunteer, and Phil Perry as the top non-physician practitioner.
Long hosts Mingle at Mercedes
Mercedes-Benz at Long partnered with the United Way Emerging Leaders - Chattanooga, Red Shoe Society of Greater Chattanooga and the Young Professionals of Chattanooga in a networking event in August that allowed young professionals to test drive Mercedes' new models.
Author highlights black philanthropy
Valaida Fullwood, the award-winning author of "Giving Back," was the keynote speaker in August at an event jointly hosted by the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Sankofa Fund for Civic Engagement and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.