GreenSpaces hosts tiny house info event
Local environmental sustainability nonprofitGreenSpaces is hosting a lunch and learn event about tiny homes tomorrow from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The session, which is free for GreenSpaces members and $15 for nonmembers, will provide information about what a tiny home is, who is buying them and why, and other related topics.

Click here for more information or to register.

GreenSpaces is located at 63 E. Main St.


Revelator Coffee Co. celebrates National Iced Tea Day
Revelator Coffee Co.will celebrate National Iced Tea Day by offering guests a free iced tea from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow. Iced tea will also be available for $2 outside of those hours.

The business, which is located on the corner of Market Street and Frazier Avenue, infuses its tea overnightusing a cold-brew method to maintain the aromatics and essences of the ingredients, according to a news release.

Job fair planned
MAU Workforce Solutions is hosting a hiring event June 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to fill jobs for Chattanooga automotive assemblers.

The job fair will be at MAU’s office, which is located at 6150 Shallowford Road, Suite 104.

Organizers ask that applicants apply online before attending in order to get the chance for an instant interview. Click here to apply.

Qualified candidates must submit to a drug screen and background check. The jobs also require a high school diploma or GED, as well as one year of stable work history.

The positions pay $11 an hour.

TechTown achieves nonprofit status
TechTown is now officially a501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

The TechTown Chattanooga Foundation recently announced that the organization successfully received the status in Tennessee. Officials gave the organization a retroactiveapproval date of Nov. 20, 2014.

“This is an exciting day for TechTown and for underserved communities across the region,”Board Chairman Michael Harrell said in a prepared statement. “This nonprofit status is a major step forward in meeting our mission to ensure technology education directly and positively impacts every young learner in our city.”

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation former Chief of StaffCordell Carter II, who has been leading the organization already, will be the executive director.

Harrell said thatCordell’s passion for education and his successful background with nonprofits make him the ideal leader for TechTown.

“Cordell is dedicated to the vision of helping every child in the region have the opportunity for innovation learning,” Harrell also said. “Our focus is on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, but beyond that, we strive to offer our participants self-confidence and a vision full of new and exciting possibilities.”

Click here to read a recent article about TechTown.