Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, November 25, 2013

Here is the upcoming Walker County Chamber of Commerce calendar of events:

Nov. 28 and 29: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 3: Governance Committee Meeting

Dec. 3: One- Walker Initial Meeting

Dec. 4: Ambassador Committee Meeting

Dec. 10: Membership Luncheon - Christmas Clause for a Cause benefiting the Stocking Full of Love  

Dec. 12: Executive Board Meeting

Dec. 12: Young Professionals After Hours

Dec.

17: Adult Leadership Walker County - Social Services Day

Dec. 25 and 26: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Christmas Holiday 

Jan. 1: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of New Year's Day

Jan. 8: Ambassador Committee Meeting

Jan. 9: Redmond Wellness Center at Roper Ribbon Cutting

Jan. 14: Executive Board Meeting

Jan. 14: Adult Leadership Walker County- Business & Industry

Jan. 20: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 21: General Board of Directors Meeting

Jan. 23: Annual Membership Dinner


John Shadden Named Person Of The Year By Printing Industry Association Of The South

John Shadden, president of Starkey Printing Company in Chattanooga, was named by the Printing Industry Association of the South, Inc. (PIAS) as their Person of the Year. This honor was bestowed at a banquet held during the PIAS Annual Convention at the Hilton SanDestin Beach Resort in Destin, Fla. John Shadden grew up in Chickamauga, Ga., where his parents taught him the importance ... (click for more)

BrightBridge Recognized As Top SBA Nonprofit Lender In Tennessee

The Tennessee District of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has recognized Chattanooga-based BrightBridge as the top dollar and loan volume provider for the Community Advantage and 504 loan programs during its previous fiscal year. As the only Tennessee-based provider of SBA’s Community Advantage loan program, BrightBridge provides loans to small businesses, including ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Drug Dealer Blakemore Facing 23 Years In Federal Prison In Heroin Death Case

Darius Jermaine "Tank" Blakemore, 28, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin resulting in death, distribution of heroin resulting in death, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack, and possession with intent to distribute heroin.    He entered the guilty plea during the second day of his trial ... (click for more)

Young Woman Suffers Serious Injuries In 30-Foot Fall At Quarry At Greenway Farms

A young woman was seriously injured on Wednesday night  when she fell approximately 30 feet from a bluff at the the Greenway Farms quarry in Hixson.   Some kayakers were paddling in the quarry shortly after  8 p.m. when they saw the woman fall to the ground below. They immediately went over to the victim and called 911. The Chattanooga Fire Department ... (click for more)

CPS Should Have A Manned 24/7 Presence In Every County

This week something became abundantly clear to me. The Department of Child Protective Services in the state of Tennessee, or at least in Hamilton County, are asleep at the wheel.   Early yesterday afternoon local news stations broke the news: "Animals Removed from Soddy Daisy Home."  What the news station either didn't know, or didn't report, was that the children of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Schizophrenia Calls Again

On Tuesday morning of this week a six-foot-tall, 6,000-pound monument of the “Ten Commandments” was installed on the Capitol Grounds in Little Rock, Ark. It was privately financed and quite beautiful. Less than 24 hours later, a vehicle crashed into the monument, knocking it off its base (plinth) in the early-morning darkness yesterday. The Arkansas Capitol Police arrested a ... (click for more)