Nashville-based band Here Come the Mummies brought their own special brand of funk to historic Engel Stadium for the second annual American Dream Concert. The event raised more than $6,000 for the Engel Foundation and the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Business.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and City Council Chairman Chip Henderson came to campus to meet with members of the UTC Student Veterans Organization and UTC faculty members who served in the military to discuss the issues veterans face during service and upon their return home.
After Beau Sidell spent four years in the U.S. Air Force, she became a dental hygienist, and followed up with two years of pre-med classes. She became interested in alternative medicine, and it has inspired her to begin her own business—a non-profit organization called Wild Mane Ranch, where veterans will help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to learn eco-friendly, sustainable skills and alternative therapies.