Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, April 14, 2014

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

2014 Walker County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
Tuesday, April 15
 
Executive Board of Directors Meeting - 2014
Thursday, April 17
 
The University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center: Provided Services & Social Media Topic of April Membership Luncheon
Tuesday, April 22
 
General Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, April 24
 
Golf Tournament - Rain Date
Tuesday, April 29
 
Don Stultz Senior Citizen Day Task Force Meeting
Tuesday, May 6
 
Elected Officials Recognition Dinner (Invitation Only)
Tuesday, May 6
 
Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 7
 
SBDC Social Media Class: 1 of 3
Thursday, May 8
 
Membership Luncheon- Leadership Graduation
Tuesday, May 13
 
Executive Board of Directors
Thursday, May 15
 
SBDC Social Media Course 2 of 3
Thursday, May 15
 
Don Stultz Senior Citizens Day
Wednesday, May 21
 
SBDC Social Media Course 3 of 3
Thursday, May 22
 
Edward Jones Grand Re-Opening/Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, May 22
 
Chamber Offices Closed- Memorial Day
Monday, May 26
 
Top of GA Employer Comm.

Meeting
Wednesday, May 28


GDOL To Host A Recruitment For Aerotek In LaFayette

The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) LaFayette Career Center will host a recruitment for Aerotek, a staffing agency, to hire 20 production workers and 20 welders to work in Walker County. The recruitment will be held on  Tuesday, April 11 , from  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at the career center at 200 W. Villanow St. in LaFayette. Due to U.S. Occupational ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Leads State In tnAchieves Mentor Recruitment

The Chattanooga Chamber's staff led Tennessee in the goal to recruit mentors for this year's tnAchieves mentoring program. In its third year, the program pairs high school seniors with professionals and other volunteers to ease the transition from high school to college. Mentors began meeting with their students this month. With a goal of 387 volunteers, Hamilton County signed up ... (click for more)

State Says "Beef" Between 2 Bloods Gangs Started Over A Female And Led Eventually To Shootings At College Hill Courts

The state presented testimony on Monday about a feud between two Bloods gangs that allegedly eventually led to a 16-year-old shooting up a unit at College Hill Courts - killing one woman, injuring another, leaving a child paralyzed and injuring a member of the other Bloods gang. A city police gang expert said the bitter rift between the Athens Park Bloods based on the Southside ... (click for more)

Walker County To Raise Water, Sewer Rates To Improve Aging Infrastructure

 The board of directors for the Walker County Water & Sewerage Authority (WCWSA) has granted approval for the utility to move forward with a base rate increase to address aging infrastructure concerns.   Starting this summer, WCWSA will begin replacing older galvanized pipe. These older water mains will be upgraded from two-inch galvanized pipe to six-inch high-pressure ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oh Yes, I Loved West

One of my most beloved friends died early Saturday morning at the age of 67. Then again, West Oehmig’s only brother – King – died a couple of years ago at 63 so it wasn’t by happenstance I remembered Abraham Lincoln’s famous line: “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” Here are two brothers who lived larger than any other pair I can ... (click for more)