Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, December 02, 2013

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

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. 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: 2014 Annual Membership Dinner


International Business Council Event Highlights Language Acquisition As Key To Business Success

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s International Business Council will highlight the importance of language acquisition as it relates to success in business on Thursday from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the INCubator, located at 100 Cherokee Blvd. Admission is $10, and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. The program will begin with comments from Javier Munoz, general manager of ... (click for more)

Gas Prices Fall .5 Cents In Chattanooga

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.47 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.62 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including ... (click for more)

UAW Abruptly Drops Appeal Of Vote At Chattanooga Volkswagen Plant

The United Auto Workers announced Monday morning that it was withdrawing objections filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regarding February's vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, effectively terminating the NLRB review process. UAW President Bob King said the decision was made "in the best interests of Volkswagen employees, the automaker, and economic ... (click for more)

Child Playing With Cigarette Lighter Starts $25,000 Mobile Home Fire

A child playing with a cigarette lighter started a mobile home fire on Saturday morning. At 9 a.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 6561 Cassie Lane. It took four fire companies about 10 minutes to get the fire under control. The fire was contained to one bedroom. No injuries were reported. Damage to the home is around $25,000. (click for more)

When The City Was Silent - And Response

I don't know how to say this without getting my head handed back to me on a platter as is often the usual case. But at least I no longer receive the hateful (even threatening) emails and insults I became accustomed to. So I'll just bite and say it: I honestly don't see anything expressed by the NSM that hasn't been said locally on some level at one time or another, and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: VW-UAW Fiasco Begins

One pundit who is awaiting the opening volleys of “The Volkswagen Hearings” is calling today’s start of the labor union fiasco at the Hamilton County Courthouse as fascism at its finest. That’s what you call it, he wrote in a fiery way, when the union, the employer and the president of the United States all line up on the same side. “And this push to eviscerate the legal rights ... (click for more)