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


AAF Chattanooga Awards Competition Nets 3 Golds For ndp

The advertising agency ndp won three golds in the AAF Chattanooga American Advertising Awards 2017 on Feb. 18 for Universal Fibers and an agency self promotion. The agency won two golds for Universal Fibers, which offers finished yarns in both single colors and multi-end specialties. One gold was for a print ad touting their Aloe line of color, showing carpet fibers woven ... (click for more)

Thompson Engineering Promotes Sharon Braden To Office Manager

Thompson Engineering announced that Sharon Braden will serve as the Office Manager supporting company operations in Chattanooga and Knoxville. Ms. Braden has been with Thompson since 2009 serving as regional business development manager. “Sharon is a valued member of the Thompson Engineering team and we are thrilled for her to take on this new role to continue our success in ... (click for more)

Commissioner Boyd Asks County Auditor To Get Detailed Data On Visitors Bureau Spending; Graham Says CVB Should Be Left Alone

County Commission Finance Committee Chairman Tim Boyd said he is asking County Auditor Jenneth Randall to supply him with details about spending at the Chattanooga Visitors Bureau, including actual credit card and travel expense statements. He said he also wanted copies of contracts for office renovations made to the SunTrust Building 18th floor where the CVB has offices and all ... (click for more)

Developer Agrees To Set Aside 5 "Affordable" Units At Bread Factory Lofts After City Board Is Vote Short Of Approving Refinancing

A South Carolina developer who is purchasing the Bread Factory Lofts on the Southside agreed to set aside five units for "affordable housing" in order to get the approval of a city board for the financing of the purchase. Only four members of the Health, Education and Housing Facility Board were present, and Lloyd Longnion said he would not give approval unless the developer ... (click for more)

Getting The Message

Our school age youth have inspired me with their responses during “Q and A” sessions after my readings as a volunteer during African American History Celebrations and Read across America Celebration, too.  Before this school year, I read to classes at Orchard Knob Elementary School and at Rivermont Elementary School, here in Hamilton County.   Their answers to factual ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Ed Chief ‘Embarrassed’

At the start of the school year in September, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Candice McQueen held an “educational summit” with state legislators from embattled Hamilton County. The entire “summit” took a prescribed 90 minutes and was such a dog-and-pony show her strongest statement was, "Create your plan around the right vision, have some metrics and align to the right ... (click for more)