We are so excited to host our Spring Fling in Chattanooga, TN April 17-19, 2023. Chattanooga has experienced a downtown revitalization that is truly amazing in the last several years. The is a world class aquarium, Ruby Falls, Lookout Mountain, Chickamauga Civil War Battlefield, the Medal of Honor national museum, Incline Railway, an arts district and great dining and shopping. Our committee consisting of Chuck and Cindy Harris, Suzahn Donaldson, Nancy Ryszkiewicz, and Nancy Reece have been hard at work planning a fun event.
Monday afternoon you can arrive at the Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel and Suites at 3 pm for check in and conference check in. We’ll gather for a social in an area in the hotel at 5 pm and you’ll have a chance to connect and put groups together to see various sites on Tuesday during free time. Dinner is at 6 pm at the Mayan Kitchen (Latin Fusion Cuisine) for dinner. Baron Herdelin Doherty, CEO of the YMCA of Chattanooga, will give us an update.
Tuesday Free time options include:
o Rock City Gardens – Cost $25.00
o Ruby Falls – Cost $25.00
o Incline Railway – Cost $15.00
o Tennessee Aquarium – Cost $29.95 (with IMAX $38.00)
Early am behind the scenes tour also available (reservations required)
o Chickamauga Civil War Battlefield (free)
o Point Park at Lookout Mountain (cost $10.00)
o National Medal of Honor Heritage Museum (near Aquarium)(Cost $11.95)
o Art District - Free
Due to the wide variety of great options for sightseeing, the committee decided to let you decide what you’d like to do. You can join a group and go to one of any sites of interest, walk the arts district, or go shopping. All you need to make sure of is that you’re back in time to board the Southern Belle for a 3-5 pm boat ride on the Tennessee river. We’ll have a chance to go back to the hotel and then go across the street to the Big River Grille for a casual dinner at 6:30. A dessert social will be held back at the Holiday Inn.
Wednesday, we’ll have a chance to have breakfast before we head home. The registration fee covers both dinners and the boat ride. Parking and breakfast are included with the room. We look forward to seeing you in Chattanooga!