AIM Chattanooga Hosts Launch Party To Celebrate Grand Opening Thursday

Friday, August 09, 2013

AIM is hosting a launch party and grand opening with the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce on Thursday from 4:30-7 p.m. with an official Chamber ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. This open house, drop-in style event is free and open to the public and is not exclusive to Chamber members. 

The AIM Launch Party will be held at the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott in their Tennessee River Room and on the outdoor riverfront patio weather permitting.

AIM is a not for profit community organization that promotes technology to empower people, enhance organizations and create brilliant communities. Penny Posey Hughey, AIM Chattanooga's regional relationship manager explained that expanded services in Chattanooga called for a celebration. "We're taking Chattanoogahasjobs.com to the next level," said Ms. Hughey.  

AIM's mission in Chattanooga is to help build and retain a strong workforce in partnership with local businesses and organizations, to provide consulting, conduct research, secure grants, and offer both face-to-face and online training. AIM also facilitates educational programs in schools, at the workplace and throughout the community to improve the quality of IT education.    

Visit aimforchattanooga.com or aimforbrilliance.org.


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