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• Women Entrepreneurs Symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleishmann, R-Tenn., is the honorary chairperson and the event will feature female entrepreneurs and mentors. Sloane Scott of FLO Thinkery as keynote speaker.

• He’ll Do It Again Benefit Concert for school supplies for the Carlene Institute for English in the Dominican Republic; 7 p.m. tonight; Orchard Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 951 N. Orchard Knob Ave.; free but offering taken; call Carlene Francis at 347-353-6309.

• The Howard High School Class of 1970 is holding a planning meeting for its 45th reunion Saturday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Brainerd Recreation Center, 1010 N. Moore Road.

The United States youth fly-fishing team including Mason Sims from Chickamauga, Ga., completed a wire-to-wire victory Thursday in the World Championships in Poland with all five competitors finishing in the top seven individually.

The $2.1 billion acquisition of the Red Lobster restaurant chain on Monday by the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital included a $4.93 million purchase of the Red Lobster in East Brainerd near Hamilton Place Mall and a $3.2 million purchase of the Red Lobster in Hixson near the Northgate Mall.

EPB Fiber Optics announced Wednesday that it has arranged to televise the Chattanooga Football Club's national final Saturday night. The National Premier Soccer League championship match in Harrison, N.J., is scheduled to start about 9:30 with Chattanooga FC facing the undefeated New York Red Bulls under-23 team.

Chattanooga-based Derryberry Public Relations, a full-service public and government relations firm, is opening a Nashville office.

Gordon Lee High School junior Julianna Spradlin of the Set for Life Volleyball Club has been chosen as one of the eight recipients in the United States of the 2014 Athleader Award from the Junior Volleyball Association and the National College Scouting Association.

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. — Authorities say four adults and seven children were injured when their van blew a tire on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.

NASCAR drivers Austin and Ty Dillon are scheduled to take part in the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series for Super Late Model cars tonight in the Thunder Tuesday Night special event at Boyd's Speedway, where the grandsons of longtime NASCAR team owner Richard Childress also will sign autographs and drive lucky ticket holders on "Rides of a Lifetime."

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