Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute Creating Financially Savvy Women

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute will present a series of financial seminars for women entitled Women Know: Finance in the Boardroom beginning Wednesday, April 30.

Women Know: Finance in the Boardroom is a seminar developed by CWLI with the purpose of increasing the savviness of women serving on Boards of Directors. Topics covered over the course of 5 working lunch sessions include:  Reading and interpreting a financial statement; “No Money, No Mission” – importance of integration of finance and strategic planning; “So, Now You’re on the Board” – roles and responsibilities of the not-for-profit board member, fundraising and development; and Panel discussion on board leadership.

 

“The CWLI Finance in the Boardroom series was a great introduction to learning how to become an effective board member,” said Jennifer McIntyre, financial advisor for Raymond James & Associates, “Knowing how to read balance sheets and income statements is critical and this series helped me gain the confidence I needed to know that I am making a difference on the boards I am a part of.”

The five-part course will be presented in an engaging and interactive style, facilitated by Carol Newton, director of Acute Pace of Care for Catholic Health Initiatives; and Stefanie Crowe, executive vice president & director of Wealth Services for CapitalMark Bank & Trust.  Additional community leaders will serve as presenters and panelists throughout the program.

Sessions will be held weekly on Wednesdays at Blood Assurance, 705 E. 4th Street, from April 30 to May 28, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The cost is $125 for CWLI members and $150 for non-members and includes session materials and lunch.  Visit www.cwli.org for additional information and to register. Registration and pre-payment are required.

 


New Hamilton County Businesses

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: ALL ACCESS CAPTIONS 2124 HAVEN CREST DRIVE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421   ALL AROUND MAINTENANCE 5209 TENNESSEE AVENUE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37409   BEAUTIFUL MORNING CLEANING SERVICE 7510 AUSTIN DRIVE APT B CHATTNOOGA, TN 37416   BEAUTY KORNER 3402 CLIO AVENUE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37407 ... (click for more)

Undercover Hostess Launches New Website

Undercover Hostess, the women-owned startup which creates and rents stylish party supplies, announced the launch of their new website,  www.undercoverhostess.com  on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The company debuted a unique and innovative concept for hosting parties: beautifully detailed party kits that customers rent, and are then delivered right to their door.   ... (click for more)

Legendary Radio Broadcaster Luther Dies At 92 After Record 74 Years On The Air

Legendary radio broadcaster Luther Masingill died early Monday morning at Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends. He was 92 and had been on the air for a record 74 years. Luther began his career with WDEF on New Years Day 1941. Throughout his life he was honored with the Marconi Award, inducted into the Tennessee and National Association of Broadcasters Halls of Fame ... (click for more)

Gas Prices Drop Another 7.6 Cents In Chattanooga

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.12 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including ... (click for more)

Frances Pope Is The Only Answer For East Ridge Mayor

The time is upon us to stand together for a change, a changing of the guard for the better.  A time to elect officials that will actually listen to all the citizens that have concerns. A time to come together to watch East Ridge grow with new development. A time to elect the people in charge of the direction the city goes. A time when community involvement is essential. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UT Ain’t Heard Nothing Yet!

Just moments before Florida would seal a football 10-9 victory over Tennessee in early October, the student section in Neyland Stadium stooped to a new low when it vociferously chanted, “F*** you, Florida! F*** you, Florida!” It was shocking, a loud and vulgar display of all that sportsmanship isn’t, and served as a great embarrassment to Knoxville and the university. Jimmy Cheek, ... (click for more)