CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- A local organization will award more than $50,000 in grant money to Hamilton County educators.

A spokesperson for the Junior League of Chattanooga (JLC) announced the winners of the 2011 Mini-Grants for Teachers Program.

The JLC will award 84 mini-grants of up to $750 each to Hamilton County public school teachers for creative and unique projects.

Those teachers will be honored during a reception at the Chattanoogan Hotel November 15th.

The event will be a time to thank the educators for their work in the community.