Berke Bulletin: December 6, 2018

December 6, 2018

Friends, Last Thanksgiving, I was downtown when I was approached by a man named Chris. He was a veteran who had served our country in the armed forces but had experienced homelessness. He told me that the help and hard work by City of Chattanooga staff had made it possible for him to move into…

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Berke Bulletin: November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018

Friends, I hope you had a terrific Thanksgiving. While our attention now turns to holiday shopping — and I know you’ll join me in shopping local again this year! — we shouldn’t forget how difficult this season can be for many people and families who are in need. Our office’s mission is to break down…

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Berke Bulletin: November 21, 2018

November 20, 2018

Friends, This week began with one of my favorite Chattanooga traditions — the community-wide potluck called Gratefull Chattanooga. When it began five years ago and was known as One Table, it drew a few hundred people to Miller Plaza for an afternoon of great food and fellowship. This past Monday, literally thousands of people from…

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