Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, August 26, 2013


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


Aug. 27:Membership Luncheon: City Updates 

Aug. 29: Young Professionals Mentor Panel  

Sept. 2: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Sept. 4: Ambassadors Council Meeting

Sept. 5: Young Professionals Council After Hours

Sept. 9: Adult Leadership Walker County Retreat 

Sept. 12: Executive Board Meeting

Sept. 13: Membership Appreciation Tailgate

Sept. 28: Walker County Gala 




Secretary Of State Warns Against Corporation Scam

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennessee corporations about a potentially misleading solicitation sent from an organization called the “Tennessee Council for Corporations.” The council, which is not affiliated in any way with the Secretary of State’s office, states in its solicitation that it will prepare annual “corporate consent records” for a corporation for a $125 ... (click for more)

Dewey Hammond Joins Zipflip

Dewey Hammond, a founding partner and former member of FourBridges, a Chattanooga-based investment banking firm, has joined Zipflip, the new web-based, peer-to-peer used car marketplace.  Mr. Hammond, vice president of Business Development, will focus on developing strategic partnerships and raising capital for the start up, which is focused on removing the frustrations ... (click for more)

Grote Hall At UTC Campus Closed Due To Sinkhole

A sinkhole has prompted UTC officials to close off access to Grote Hall. Grote Hall employees have been told they do not need to report to work on Monday. Classes that are held in Grote Hall are called off for Monday. All other classes and campus activities are on for Monday. (click for more)

Bradley County Police Investigating Shooting; Victim Dies

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Georgetown Road. The sheriff's office said Sunday night that the victim had died. The victim's name has not yet been released.  A BCSO officer was waved down at the intersection of 25 th Street and Peerless Road by the driver of a vehicle who told the officer a gunshot victim ... (click for more)

When Black Friday Comes

So it’s Thanksgiving morning. You stumble out of bed and head to the bathroom to pee. Push the handle and away it goes (where does it go, anyway?) Better head to the kitchen and get the coffee on. While it’s brewing maybe a hot shower – love that gas water heater, I mean, it heats the water, and lots of it. Now time to enjoy a cup o’ joe and some breakfast while catching up with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UVa --Time For Change

The University of Virginia is, by any measure, one of the finest universities in the world. I have long admired it, whether covering dozens of sports events, cavorting with countless friends, or benefitting repeatedly from the surgical skills of the late world-class humanitarian Frank McCue. But today there is a terrible pall over “Mr. Jefferson’s university” – no, make that a ... (click for more)