• The 1963 class of Howard High School is holding a class meeting today at 5 p.m. in The Veterans Club, 2114 Wilder St., to plan for its 50-year reunion in August. For more information, call 693-7867.
• Howard and Riverside high school classes of 1965 are holding a class meeting today at noon in the Eastgate Town Center food court. For more information, call 400-0606 or 802-5343.
Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of ...