Laura Jane Walker

Writer, Editor and Content Strategist

United States

I'm a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in professional storytelling. I have a passion for blog writing, feature writing, interviewing and all things magazine. I thrive working with designers and creatively brainstorming ways to bring your company's story to life.

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Skytec LLC
Skytec Expands Service Offerings through SAR Technology

Feb 22, 2023 Asset monitoring doesn't wait for sunny days and blue skies. With synthetic aperture radar on the horizon, Skytec will be able to deliver satellite imagery and data in all weather environments. Skytec anticipates adding synthetic aperture radar among its high-resolution imagery to deliver valuable data to clients.

Skytec LLC
The Benefits of High-Quality Aerial Photogrammetry

Skytec serves clients the latest technology and expertise to acquire unique data relevant to a worksite. With services and technology that harness the power of LiDAR, aerial photogrammetry, and satellite imagery, Skytec delivers unparalleled precision and accuracy with its data insights.

Skytec LLC
UAS LiDAR + Surveying Work: Skytec Supports Surveyors with Dynamic Data Capture

When precision in mapping matters, geospatial imagery and data gathered through UAS delivers efficient, effective data for professional land surveyors and surveying clients. With an experienced team, dynamic fleet of aircraft and sensors, and GIS expertise, Skytec brings advanced geospatial mapping capabilities to surveyors.

Skytec LLC
Ranger Delivers Valuable Insights for Architecture, Engineering and Construction Use

Oct 31, 2022 In AEC, site suitability and environmental change can dramatically impact development. With innovative technology from Skytec, construction and engineering firms can gain macro- and micro-level analysis through geospatial data capture to support key business decisions. Skytec's Ranger platform provides a level of data analysis and change detection that delivers vital insights to project and site managers.

Skytec LLC
Ranger Can Modernize Permit Compliance for State and Local Government Agencies

As state and local government agencies rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, big changes are underway for measuring environmental impact and permit compliance. With Skytec's Ranger, government agencies have access to satellite imagery and change detection monitoring to better manage land use, evaluate and protect water quality and environmental issues, enforce permit compliance, and start a revenue stream for noncompliance.

Skytec LLC
Skytec Innovates to Meet the Monitoring Needs of Land Trusts

According to the Land Trust Alliance, land trusts are increasingly turning to technologies to bolster their stewardship. Remote monitoring, for example, is a highly beneficial and streamlined way to provide new perspectives on a land trust's work.

Skytec LLC
Team Profile: Eric Gibson, Director of Safety

The Skytec team enables us to do everything that we do - including maintaining the highest commitment to safety in a rapidly changing industry. This month, we're featuring Safety Director Eric Gibson who brings decades of experience in manned aviation and safety to the UAS industry.

Understanding Cybersecurity as a Business Risk | InfoSystems

Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise - rarely a week goes by without a mention, headline, or breaking story about an industry or enterprise falling victim to a data leak, hack, or another security breach. Look no further than the SolarWinds breach and the Colonial Pipeline attack that affected millions of Americans.

Skytec LLC
Conservation Comes to Life at Glen Leven Farm

Skytec is equipped to support the ongoing data and mapping needs of land trusts. Company leaders recently partnered with The Land Trust for Tennessee to provide ongoing monitoring and mapping services to support The Land Trust's historic Glen Leven Farm in Nashville, Tennessee.

Skytec LLC
Skytec Upholds ARGUS Platinum Safety Rating

In the manned aviation industries, safety regulations guide companies to best practices for operations. As the unmanned aviation industry grows from its nascent beginnings, Skytec is committed to bringing an equivalent level of safety and best practices to the world of UAS.

IT Services in Huntsville, AL | InfoSystems

InfoSystems, an IT firm serving clients across the Midsouth and Southeast, provides comprehensive IT and cybersecurity services to both SMB and enterprise organizations in Huntsville, Alabama. Consult with InfoSystems for a custom IT solution to transform your data-driven business. Why Huntsville? It's no secret the Rocket City is set to blast off.

InfoSystems Partnership with Veterans Tech Solutions Expands Supplier Diversity for Clients |...

Through a new initiative, InfoSystems will partner with Veterans Technology Solutions, a robust IT services provider that is also a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Dadisi Olutosin, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at Veterans Technology Solutions, brings more than 30 years of experience in the IT space for commercial industries and the public sector.

InfoSystems Supports the American Heart Association at Knoxville's 2021 Heart Ball | InfoSystems

As a business, InfoSystems is focused on supporting communities we serve in the Southeast. InfoSystems leaders believe in educating and empowering customers with services that have the potential to keep their business safe and secure. As part of that mission, InfoSystems supports area agencies in our markets, including most recently at the 2021 Knoxville Heart ...

InfoSystems' Kelly Nuckolls Presenting at Upcoming Women in IT Global Summit | InfoSystems

The last year has presented incredible new challenges and opportunities, especially concerning IT and cybersecurity concerns. As businesses quickly adapted to a remote workforce and faced other pressures during the pandemic, the IT sector responded. InfoSystems has been a crucial piece of the puzzle in helping clients identify and resolve new issues during the pandemic.

History | InfoSystems

History of InfoSystems While InfoSystems continues to evolve its dynamic solutions to best meet clients' needs, the company's culture and dedication to providing value remain unchanged since its founding in 1994. An Idea on a Napkin While InfoSystems continues to evolve our offerings to best meet the needs of our clients and changing technology landscape, ...

Security Impact Reviews | InfoSystems

Security Impact Reviews Is your business protected from cyber threats? Evaluate your company's risk of cybersecurity breaches with a comprehensive Security Impact Review from InfoSystems. Security Impact Reviews As a business leader, you schedule regular maintenance checks to ensure the fiscal and strategic health of your company and human resources.

Skytec LLC
Skytec Launches Dynamic Study to Monitor Water Quality in the Sequatchie Valley

Oct 20, 2020 Skytec is constantly uncovering dynamic and valuable applications for its acquisition tools, including high-resolution satellite imagery, that have the potential to positively impact the environment. The team recently started a project in the Sequatchie Valley, outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee, to better understand the potential land use disturbances and potential correlations to increased flooding and water quality in communities there.

Skytec LLC
Monitoring and Mapping Floodplains with Satellite Imagery and LiDAR

Measuring floodplains and monitoring the impact of water plays a crucial role in asset management, especially as major agencies and utilities anticipate and plan for emergency response after storms. From design grade LiDAR products to aerial or satellite imagery, Skytec provides a high level of detail for clients seeking this type of specialized data acquisition.

Skytec LLC
Employing Mapping and Satellite Imagery for Emergency Response

Jul 2, 2020 Wildfires. Flooding. Hurricanes. Tornados. Major environmental disasters and the resulting recovery process demand an immediate, accurate response to deliver emergency aid to individuals, identify lost infrastructure, and jumpstart the response to a crisis. GIS mapping and the use of UAS imaging have made headlines in past storms and emergencies - consider Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and its impact on Houston.

InfoSystems Awarded Recognition Among CRN's Tech Elite 250

InfoSystems, a Chattanooga-based information technology and cybersecurity firm, was awarded recognition as one of CRN's Tech Elite 250, a designation comprised of information technology service providers in the U.S. and Canada that demonstrate the highest level of certifications from major technology manufacturers. CRN, an industry magazine for IT and cybersecurity providers, provides IT channel news, analysis, and insight.

Satellite Imagery | Skytec LLC

Satellite imagery from Skytec rounds out the complete scale of mapping services. Skytec is committed to providing in-depth insights and analyses of data, mapping, and tracking. Through our partnership with Planet Labs, Skytec offers the ultimate imaging component to clients: satellite imagery. Using Planet Labs' advanced satellite network, Skytec can provide clients up-to-date, high-resolution satellite imagery.

Skytec LLC
Team Profile: Douglas Madrid

Our team enables us to do everything that we do - and each individual offers unique expertise and perspective. That's why we're featuring our team members on our blog and offering an opportunity for you to learn how they're contributing to our successes, as well as the overarching UAS industry.

Skytec LLC
Mar 3, 2020
Supporting Environmental Stewardship with International Paper

Environmental and sustainability commitments are more than statements - they require action, initiative, and leadership. For more and more companies, a commitment to sustainability is backed with hard data science. These commitments are an everyday consideration for International Paper.

Text Request Offers Peer to Peer Non-Partisan Political Texting Platform

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Text Request, a North American business texting service, this week announced its peer to peer (P2P) non-partisan texting platform to reach targeted groups of supporters in political and activist campaigns. As business and economic responses to COVID-19 fluctuate, local and national political campaigns face increased challenges in reaching supporters and potential voters.

Infosystems, Inc.
Taking Steps to Protect Your Business - Cybersecurity Assessments with InfoSystems

As a business leader, you're focused on ensuring the success of your company. The business makes crucial investments in resources, including human capital, necessary infrastructure, and required technology and networks. But how do you know if your network and technological infrastructure are secure? Take steps to secure your business.

Skytec LLC
Wetlands and LiDAR: Skytec Technology Is Mapping Conservation Efforts

Since its inception, Skytec and its founders have been focused on the environment and conservation. Two recent wetlands projects in the region highlight the dramatic innovations and improvements surrounding LiDAR and sensors for mapping conservation efforts and managing the environment.

Skytec LLC
UAS and the Environment: The Next Frontier

Jan 2, 2020 It's hard to believe we're in our fifth year of business at Skytec. I often joke that one year in our technological niche should be measured in dog years compared to other industries. So much changes so quickly!

Healthcare + Finance

Reid Health
What does morning sickness feel like?

Morning sickness during pregnancy doesn't have to sideline your day. Learn more about what morning sickness feels like and how to manage symptoms.

Beaufort Memorial Hospital
What to Expect After Knee Replacement Surgery

Do you know what to expect after total joint replacement? Read about wellness-based services and personalized care for joint replacement patients offered at the Beaufort Memorial Joint Replacement Center.

LIFT Healthcare
Is Your Healthcare Marketing Agency Aligned With Your Mission? - LIFT Healthcare

Hospitals and health systems across America are facing (or will soon face) an important moment in how they approach healthcare marketing. The driving force behind this moment is the need-or better stated, the imperative-to understand and empower the diverse people and communities we are charged with caring for while not losing sight of the imperative to drive positive business outcomes for the brand.

UMMS Health
When to Visit Urgent Care for COPD - UMMS Health

On a good day, COPD symptoms may be hardly noticeable and you can go about your daily routine without much thought to the disease. But you should take note when symptoms start to turn problematic and uncomfortable. Consider working with your provider to create an action plan for when and where to seek care-before COPD becomes a health emergency.

Trauma-Informed Care at Cempa

During National Mental Health Awareness Month, Cempa Community Care shares our organization's commitment to improving services for clients with trauma-informed care. There's one factor that can significantly impact negative health outcomes, and it may not be what you'd first guess, such an unbalanced diet or sedentary lifestyle.

Know Your Status: STI Testing Available Through Cempa

When city-wide ordinances shuttered many businesses in spring 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19, many areas of medical care were affected, including testing for STIs, or sexually transmitted infections. The Hamilton County Health Department, the typical resource available in Hamilton County for regular STI testing, had to refocus and shift staff and resources toward the prevention and tracking of COVID, including widespread testing efforts.

Cempa Celebrates Pride Month + Dining Out For Life

Cempa Celebrates Pride Month + Dining Out For Life Cempa Community Care remains committed to providing equal and equitable access to healthcare and support services, including in marginalized communities. We're committed to supporting the LGBTQ communities in all the work we do. Join Cempa Community Care in celebrating Pride Month this June.

Make Time for Mental Health Awareness

Make Time for Mental Health Awareness Millions of people are affected by mental health and behavioral health issues every year. One in five adults in the U.S. struggles with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

What to Do If You've Been Exposed to HIV

What to Do If You've Been Exposed to HIV If you think you may have been exposed to HIV, it's time to act - a quick response means you may be able to prevent HIV with post-exposure prophylaxis. What Does This Mean?

Get Tested + Know the Facts: April Is STI Awareness Month

Get Tested + Know the Facts: April Is STI Awareness Month Sexually transmitted diseases are surging across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have sharply increased since 2013.

Committed to Justice

A profile of a personal injury law firm for a commercial banking magazine.

Forged By Fire

A client profile for a commercial banking magazine.

Ironclad: Modern Contract Management & Workflow Automation

Contract negotiations can feel like a drawn out, frustrating process. The good news? They don't have to - with planning and preparation, contract negotiations can be smooth sailing. Consider these tips for reaching a successful negotiation. Start with a draft.

Caring for the Whole Person: Support Services at Cempa

Caring for the Whole Person: Support Services at Cempa For people who are HIV-positive, living with HIV can take a toll on physical and mental health. Being HIV-positive also can have an impact on your family. Cempa Community Care provides services that support individuals living with HIV so they can best care for their families.

Finding Balance

This is a feature article about finding balance in health and in life for a hospital magazine. It combines multiple expert opinions and personal stories into a three-page spread.

Taking Care of You

This one-page article focuses on teen and adult self-care practices for a hospital magazine.

West Tennesee Healthcare
Gynecology - West Tennesee Healthcare

Care Designed Around a Woman's Needs Facing a women's health issue can be scary. But women in west Tennessee can rest assured—West Tennessee Healthcare offers expert gynecology services with the latest technologies.

Risky Business

This article discusses talking to your teen about self-worth. It appears in the family-themed issue of a hospital magazine and features multiple experts.

Cannabis + Beer

Grass Roots
Grass Roots Health's Commitment to Quality Hemp | Grass Roots

Oftentimes, the hemp industry feels like the wild west, a new frontier that pushes boundaries of long-held legal standards and is rife with businesses solely looking to make a buck. From day one, Grass Roots Health has maintained our singular focus on providing the highest quality hemp products to help improve overall quality of life for customers.

Haygood Farms
Help with Healing: Trauma and CBD | Haygood Farms

PTSD is a condition that develops after experiencing a potentially traumatic event and can lead to sleep disturbances, depression and anxiety, emotional instability, and reduced social skills. The impact of PTSD can be crippling. For men, the trauma is typically related to assault, accidents, combat, disaster, or to witness death or injury, according to the U.S.

Grass Roots
Meet Katrina Smith | Grass Roots

If you've visited a Grass Roots store, called us, seen our posts on Facebook and Instagram, or read our blog posts, there's a chance you've encountered Katrina Smith. Katrina, who wears a few hats at Grass Roots, works as a content creator and CBD educator, and she also manages some of the company's IT needs, including point of sales services.

Haygood Farms
Community Support and Criminal Justice Reform | Haygood Farms

The organization's mission recognizes the fundamental injustice inflicted upon those who have suffered criminal convictions and the consequences of those convictions as the U.S. moves away from the criminalization of cannabis. Similarly, leaders of The Last Prisoner Project believe, in their vision statement, that individuals in the legal cannabis industry must also work to release and rebuild the lives of those who have suffered from cannabis criminalization.

Grass Roots
An Update on Cannabis Legislation in Tennessee | Grass Roots

Headlines of states changing their cannabis laws saturate mainstream media and cannabis news outlets. States as near as Virginia plan to decriminalize marijuana, while New York introduced recreational cannabis to adults. The voter-supported legislation in Mississippi still faces hurdles as that state struggles with legalizing medical cannabis.

Haygood Farms
Common House Partnership | Haygood Farms

Local partnerships are the backbone of our business, from the shops that sell our products to our favorite local soccer team and more. We love to share our message about the positive impact of hemp for the betterment of our health, our communities, and our economy.

Haygood Farms
Sleep Routine | Haygood Farms

In need of some Zzzs? Sleep is one of the biggest factors in how we feel and our overall health. In fact, not getting enough sleep is associated with chronic conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

Haygood Farms
Is Delta 8 Legal? | Blog | Haygood Farms

While delta 8 is a derivative of cannabis plants that are legally grown on a federal level under the 2018 Farm Bill, some states have moved to make the compound illegal based on the lack of research and data about the potential effects.

Grass Roots
Veterans and Cannabis: An Ongoing Battle for Relief | Grass Roots

For veterans who have dutifully served our country, medication options to manage lasting side effects of PTSD and chronic pain can seem limiting, especially when it comes to CBD use and medical cannabis. Currently, healthcare providers through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health system cannot prescribe or recommend CBD or other cannabis products to patients.

Endometriosis + CBD

Endometriosis, a condition that affects an estimated 6 million women in the United States, can cause excruciating pain and inflammation. According to the Office on Women's Health , endometriosis happens when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus and in other places of the body.

Grass Roots
What to Expect: Your Hemp or Legal Cannabis Dispensary Visit | Grass Roots

Do you know what to expect when visiting a dispensary? Depending on what type of dispensary you're visiting - and what state it's in - your experience may vary. We've had questions from regulars planning to visit a state with legal cannabis about how to navigate those types of dispensaries.

Haygood Farms
Wake Up Fresh: A Morning Routine Starts with Haygood | Haygood Farms

A balanced breakfast can hold the keys to a smooth day. Find the best time and ingredients for your first meal, and consider some combination of fruits or veggies, healthy fat, protein, and whole grains. Breakfast can be as exotic as a veggie omelette or as simple as oatmeal with peanut butter and blueberries.

Recover Brands

Add Haygood swag to your wardrobe AND keep plastic out of landfills! Everything we do at Haygood, from our farming practices to our packaging, is focused on producing the highest quality hemp and hemp products while minimizing our impact on the environment.

FAQ | Haygood Farms

CBD is one of many compounds, known as cannabinoids, in the cannabis plant. Hemp is a plant within the Cannabis family, Cannabis sativa. Hemp contains most of the CBD that people use medicinally, and trace amounts of THC. THC creates a mind-altering "high" when a person consumes or incinerates it.

Our Winning Lineup

Play Good, Stay Good, and Be Good bring new delivery methods for Haygood's cannabis products. This year has been full of ups and downs, and the cannabis industry hasn't been spared from fluctuations. That makes our big announcement even more significant - the Haygood product lineup is GROWING!

Grass Roots
Your Valentine's Gift Guide from Grass Roots | Grass Roots

In the mood for love, or maybe just some rest and relaxation this Valentine's Day? If you're shopping for your sweetie or yourself, Grass Roots has you covered, with gift options at every price point for your loved ones. CBD can make a great Valentine's gift, delivering relaxation, stress reduction, and relief from everyday aches and pains.

Grass Roots
Announcing: Henry's Wholesale Dispensary Supply | Grass Roots

As the wholesale arm of local hemp dispensary Grass Roots Health, Henry's Wholesale Dispensary Supply creates business-to-business opportunities and convenience for area hemp dispensaries. Chattanooga-based Grass Roots Health Founder Elisha Millan recently created another outlet for supporting the region's hemp dispensaries.

Grass Roots
Change to CBD Smoking Age in Tennessee | Grass Roots

In December 2019, the president signed legislation to raise the federal minimum age sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, as required by the FDA, beginning Oct. 1, 2020. In Tennessee, as cannabis, or hemp flower, is considered a tobacco product, customers must be 21 or older to purchase cannabis flower, cigarettes, or vape cartridges and pens.

Grass Roots
Trails + CBD: Our Favorite Combination for Relaxation and Fun | Grass Roots

At Grass Roots, our mission is to help individuals find healing and health. An important part of health and healing is movement - and what better place to be active and enjoy the outdoors than the Chattanooga area? With rivers, lakes, and creeks at our doorstep and abundant opportunities to run, swim, and bike, it's easy to get outside.

Grass Roots
Hemp and the Economy: Resilient Growth in Challenging Conditions | Grass Roots

Any major news outlet will reflect alarming news - amid the pandemic, many economies face great potential for recession. Markets are fluctuating, millions of Americans are unemployed, and economic uncertainty plagues many businesses. But what about hemp? Hemp Is Here to Stay. Even as some states and hemp businesses face new challenges, hemp remains resilient.

Grass Roots
Get to Know the MLK Neighborhood: Grass Roots Edition | Grass Roots

Grass Roots Health's original location on Martin Luther King Boulevard in downtown Chattanooga has always felt like home. We serve a broad range of customers and we welcome everyone to come visit not just our shop but the vibrant neighborhood and businesses around us. The MLK Neighborhood has a long legacy of locally owned businesses.

Grass Roots
Henry's Wholesale Dispensary Supply Creates Opportunity, Convenience for Area Hemp Dispensaries |...

Grass Roots Founder Elisha Millan's goal for improving the hemp community in Chattanooga is unwavering. Beyond its two storefront locations and philanthropic arm, Grass Roots continues to grow. In an effort to provide reliable, professional, and transparent resources to area dispensaries, Millan launched Henry's Wholesale Dispensary Supply in fall 2019 as part of the Grass Roots corporate family.

Haygood Farms
Smokable Flower + CBD Consumption: What You Need to Know | Haygood Farms

At Haygood Farms, we know and grow hemp. Indoor, outdoor, and upside down (the latter at least when it's drying in our warehouses). Our full-spectrum, certified organic hemp can be consumed in different ways: through an ingestible tincture, as an external salve for aches and sore muscles, and as smokable flower.

Haygood Farms
Haygood + Hemp Rolls: High-Quality Hemp in an Accessible Format | Haygood Farms

Methods of hemp and CBD consumption vary by preference: whether you choose CBD tinctures, edibles like gummies, or loose hemp flower is largely dependent on your individual needs. Now, through a vital partnership with Hemp Rolls, you can find Haygood Farm's Sequatchie Valley-grown, USDA certified organic hemp in a pre-rolled, filtered format that smokes like a cigarette without the regret - or addictive nicotine.

Haygood Farms
Haygood's Tried and Tested Genetics | Haygood Farms

The boom in the hemp industry has the potential to throw off new farmers and newbies to the field. For Haygood Farms, securing strong genetics and seeds has been the backbone of their success in the market, and Haygood farmers continue to test their strong genetics this season.

What's Cropping Up: Clone Plants Available from Haygood

The hemp industry in Tennessee, and across the United States, is changing and growing more quickly than many people can keep up with. There is always something to learn and a new facet of business - and farming - to consider.

Heaven & Ale Brewing Co.
Looking Ahead to 2020 - Heaven & Ale Brewing Co.

This year has been full of new beginnings for Heaven & Ale. As we celebrated the two-year anniversary of our brewing company, we closed the original growler store in anticipation of our Southside location opening across the river.

Haygood Farms Year in Review: Growing the Greens

If there's one thing we're grateful for at Haygood Farms, it's the ability to combine our passions - for plants and playing in the dirt - with a product that helps you, our customers. That passion, and our hemp crops, have come a long way since our start in 2017.


The Stanley School

When Chasen Thomas set out to start a school for young children, he had no idea the potential impact it would have not only on his family but on so many other Chattanooga families. Chasen welcomed The Stanley School's families to their opening day on May 8th.

What to Look for in a College Counseling Department

When considering where to send your daughter for middle and high school, what should you look for in the school's college counseling program? College may seem worlds away when your daughter is in late elementary and middle school, but everything your child pursues-the bonds she builds with classmates, the activities and classes she enjoys, and the teachers who support her-can have an influence on where she goes after graduation.

Cadek Conservatory of MUsic
Find harmony in group classes at Cadek 🎼

Join Cadek Coordinator Katie Talley at The Bright School's Parents' Night on Thursday, Sept. 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Learn more about Cadek at Bright, including Cadek's newest violin instructor, Rachel Frampton, who will offer lessons at both Bright at GPS.

Cadek Conservatory Of Music Hosts Scholarship Auditions

Cadek Conservatory of Music at Girls Preparatory School welcomes current Cadek students and non-professional private instruction students in the Chattanooga region to apply for scholarship auditions. Auditions, which will take place April 17-18, will give applicants a chance to compete for partial- and full-term tuition awards to be applied to private music instruction at Cadek for the 2021-22 academic year.

Cadek Conservatory Of Music Adds Offerings, New Instructors At McCallie School

Cadek Conservatory of Music is beginning the fall 2020 season with a new initiative. A new satellite program brings in-person and virtual private music instruction to the McCallie School on Missionary Ridge. This partnership builds on the established Cadek satellite program at The Bright School.

Cadek Conservatory of Music
3 Benefits of Virtual Instruction at Cadek

Since spring 2020, Cadek Conservatory of Music has offered private music instruction in a virtual setting for students in the Chattanooga region. What began as a response to COVID-19 restrictions has transformed and diversified some of our offerings. While we look forward to the return of in-person instruction for all students and instruments, virtual instruction and lessons provide a valuable format and experience for music education.

Cadek Conservatory of Music
Cadek Adds Offerings, New Instructors at McCallie School

Cadek Conservatory of Music is beginning the fall 2020 season with a new initiative. The new satellite program brings in-person and virtual private music instruction to the McCallie School on Missionary Ridge. This partnership builds on the established satellite program at The Bright School.

A Taste of 21st Century Sisterhood

This feature highlighted bonds alumnae formed after graduating from an all-girls independent school in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
Teacher Spotlight: Charles Cole

This is the first in a series of faculty profiles for Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy.

GPS Annual Report 16-17
A Lifelong Impact

This feature appeared in an all-girls independent school annual report highlighting alumnae, their contributions, and their representation of the school values.

Restaurant/Beverage + Tourism

Proof Incubator
Alchemy Spice: One Company's Journey With Proof's Consumer Goods Accelerator

Chattanooga's Consumer Goods Accelerator was launched in summer 2018 by Proof co-founder Mike Robinson and Mia Littlejohn in partnership with regional entrepreneur center, CO.LAB. The program engages business owners and entrepreneurs with pre-packaged food and beverage products to develop, grow, or innovate their product or delivery method.

Chattanooga Trend
Proof Incubator Supports Entrepreneurs Through the Pandemic

Ghostwritten By Michael Robinson, Co-Founder of Proof Bar & Incubator When my business partners and I set out to open Proof Incubator last year, we were never expecting a full-on pandemic as part of our business model. We quickly anticipated the dramatic and lasting impact the pandemic would have not only on our business, but on the food and beverage industry as a whole.

7 reasons to do a bike tour solo - Tailwinds

The lure of adventure on two wheels is calling. Maybe you've done a few bike tours with other people or in a group and you're ready to ride solo. Or maybe you prefer to travel alone and meet people along the way, as often happens. Solo bicycle tours are an excellent way to experience Europe.

Bike touring as a single - Tailwinds

Are you ready to book a bike tour, but not sure who you'll be traveling with? Do you crave adventure and taking the scenic route, but prefer the insider tips from a guided tour? Bike touring as a single* may be the choice for you.

7 lessons a bike tour can teach you - Tailwinds

You may enjoy bicycling. You may love traveling. You may love both-but it's not necessarily a prerequisite. Bicycle touring brings the best of both worlds to you in what some people call the experience of a lifetime. Here are seven lessons we've learned along the way, through lots of bike tours and miles down the path.