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August 2018

Found 7 blog entries for August 2018.

If you’ve gotten to the point of thinking about your home inspection, the odds are good that you’ve got a contract on your home—congrats! 

The last thing you want is to get caught with surprises in the home inspection that could delay the closing or cause the buyer to walk. If you prepare a bit in advance, you can help alleviate some of the potential issues and help the process along. 

1. Clear access 

The home inspector has to look under every rock, so make it easier by making said rocks freely accessible! Think about your electrical box, furnace, hot water heater, air conditioning units, attic door and any other possible locked spaces. For example, if the attic is in a closet, be sure to move clothes and items underneath that might be in

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 24 to Friday, August 31.

Friday, August 24

Jam and Bread 

When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut Street
Cost: $3-5

Looking for a lively night of kid-friendly music and fun? Look no further. It's time for Jam and Bread featuring The Party Truck! Jam and Bread is a spirited music concert series for families and children that features live entertainment, pizza, and the chance to play in the Creative Discovery Museum after-hours. Dinner and dancing and music will be everywhere as local band The Party Truck, takes the stage to perform traditional and original songs for children. Music begins at 6:45 and will last approximately 40

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We only have about a month left of summer, so it’s your last chance to soak up the season! Here is a list of some local fun and free activities to round out your summer.

1. Walk or bike the riverwalk 

Take in the summer sun on the Chattanooga riverwalk. There are lots of sculptures to enjoy  and parks along the way for the kids to play. If you don’t feel like walking and have a few dollars to spare, you can rent a bike from one of the Bike Chattanooga kiosks and pedal your way around town!

2. Cool off at the North Chick Blue Hole

For only a 20 minute drive from downtown Chattanooga to Soddy Daisy area (297 Montlake Rd, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379), the North Chick Blue Hole feels like a serious oasis. North Chickamauga Creek is nestled between

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 17 to Friday, August 24.

Saturday, August 18

Feed the Endangered Red Wolves

When: Noon
Where: Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, 400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419
Cost: Free with admission

Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center is a proud participant in the Red Wolf Species Survival Plan (SSP). They currently have six endangered red wolves in a captive breeding program right here in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Meet in the Native Animal Exhibit for a discussion on the critically endangered red wolf, including the federal Species Survival Plan that brought them to the facility. Sign up for a chance to feed the wolves yourself, and give as

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 10 to Friday, August 17. 

Friday, August 10

Movie Night at Riverpark

When: 8:30-11 p.m.
Where: Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Hwy
Cost: Free

Released in 2006, this New Line Cinema movie is about a young man that moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls. There will be free popcorn and parking. Bring your own blanket or chair and a non-alcoholic beverage. The event is located at Riverpark Shelter 4 next to the playground. 

Friday, August 10

Museum Hop 2018

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Houston Museum of Decorative Arts
Cost: $20 

Visit nine

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The Torgerson Team's second annual Back to School School Supply Drive was a huge success! Thanks to you and your donations, we were able to love on 10 of our local teachers with gift baskets overflowing with goodies. 

Our journey to deliver these gift baskets took us to on a tour of area schools including ones in Chattanooga, Ringgold, Rossville, Hixson, Signal Mountain, Soddy-Daisy and Rock Spring. Along the way we heard so many stories of how your donations would make a difference

Many of our local teachers have to buy hundreds of dollars worth of school supplies out of  their own pocket to either outfit their classroom or help a child who comes to school without. One teacher said she's even gone to buy things like backpacks for students whose

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, August 3 to Friday, August 10.

August 3-5

Chattanooga Theatre Centre Presents "Hello, Dolly!”

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street
Cost: $11-30

A blockbuster Broadway hit that bursts with humor, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theatre history, HELLO, DOLLY! comes to the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage hot on the heels of the 2017 Broadway revival that raked in four Tony Awards. This thrilling show follows the comic exploits of Dolly Levi, a turn-of-the-century New York matchmaker who sets her sights on miserly "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder. Complicating

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