Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, July 15, 2013

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

July
 
July 25: Walker Talkers Ribbon Cutting

August

August 1: Young Professionals Mentor Panel

August 7: Ambassadors Meeting

August 8: China Group Travel Meeting

August 20: Leadership Alumni Dinner

August 22: General Board Meeting

August 27: Membership Luncheon



Speed Deluxe, Silent Cycles And Velo Coffee Roasters Opens New Shop

Speed Deluxe Vintage & Bespoke Motorcycles and Silent Cycles are opening a retail shop in collaboration with Velo Coffee Roasters in North Chattanooga on June 11.   The space on Cherokee Boulevard will house Velo’s second Chattanooga coffee bar operating alongside the motorcycle and bicycle showroom.  The shop, called Speed Deluxe,  will open for service the ... (click for more)

Rock Steady Boxing For People With Parkinson's Comes To Chattanooga

Rock Steady Boxing, an exercise program based on training used by boxing pros and adapted to people with Parkinson’s disease, will now be available in the Chattanooga area. The program involves regular exercises, such as stretching, bicycling, running, jump-roping, push-ups, balancing and lots of non-contact boxing, led by trainers/coaches.  Rock Steady Boxing serves both men ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke Pledges $6 Million For New Recreation Center At Avondale

Mayor Andy Berke announced Thursday that he plans to include $6 million in his upcoming budget for a new Recreation Center at Avondale. He said at a press conference at the current center on Dodson Avenue, "We want to make an investment in Avondale." Mayor Berke said the current center by Wilcox Boulevard was built in 1949 and last remodeled in 2002. The new center, which ... (click for more)

Developer Plans Single-Family Homes, Townhomes, Apartments, Retail On 7.5 Acres At South Broad Street

A developer is planning single-family homes, apartments, townhomes and retail on a 7.5-acre South Broad Street site. The development by South Broad LLC and DEW LLC is located within several blocks between South Broad Street, W. 26th Street, Long Street and W. 27th Street. It would include a 3-story U-shaped apartment building with ground floor retail at the north end of the ... (click for more)

Thankful For The Vital Role Teachers Played In My Life

Re: Roy Exum: Teachers Day Tomorrow Roy, I am especially appreciative of your poignant column written in tribute to teachers.  It made me tear up, as I have encountered both as a student and a career educator-- teachers like the second-grade teacher who said, "I wish you were my little girl" and teachers like Mrs. Poindexter.   My teachers have played such a vital ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The DA’s Cold-Case Quest

It is clearly a job nobody can do for over an hour or two, but Neal Pinkston, working in hand with precise professionals from the county’s auditing department, is intent on doing the right thing. As I watched a revolving team of four people at a time open and study envelopes of autopsy photographs on Tuesday, the scene would have made a fascinating television documentary. But ... (click for more)