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“BEAUTIFUL GAME. SCENIC CITY,” a new installment in the Greater Chattanooga series, premieres online Tuesday, August 18th and will introduce you to the people and the passion surrounding the Chattanooga Football Club.     

As Americans seem to be catching on to the world's love of soccer, the passion around Chattanooga Football Club is raising eyebrows around the globe. The enthusiasm for the game and our hometown team is best represented by the ‘Chattahooligans’, the club behind the club. These passionate fans are true to their side every match. But, their bond goes beyond the action on the pitch, embodying the spirit and pride of a community on the rise.

Greater Chattanooga is a short film series that explores the people and ideas that make us all more aware, happier, and stronger as a community.  Viewers can find these online videos both through wtciTV.org and, greaterchattanooga.org as well as watching on-the-go with phones, computers and tablets via YouTube, Facebook and the websites.  At home our viewers can also enjoy these films on their HD televisions using products like Apple TV and Roku and the free, easy-to-use PBS app.

WTCI broadcast viewers enjoy interstitials that preview these stories throughout the on-air schedule, followed by a message directing them to see the complete films online at greaterchattanooga.org. On August 28th at 8:30 PM, several of these short films will be a part of a half-hour broadcast.  Monthly, viewers can tune in on-air to the broadcast to see a variety of topics addressed, including arts and culture, business and news & public affairs. 

Since the series debuted, Greater Chattanooga has explored fascinating stories of innovation, entrepreneurial vision, history and culture from around this region.  “Blood Assurance is proud to support WTCI’s series, Greater Chattanooga, that tells the stories of this area,” said Blood Assurance’s VP of Marketing, Charlie Callari.  “Just as we connect donors to recipients, so does this series connect people through the power of storytelling.” 

WTCI serves over 400,000 households in 35 counties, educating, engaging and inspiring exploration through trusted, quality programming and community and education outreach. This series is made possible by support from sponsors, including Blood Assurance and EPB Fiber Optics.  Please visit greaterchattanooga.org or contact Shaun Townley @ 423-702-7821 for information about supporting the series. 


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