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


Supreme Court Upholds Rape Of A Child Conviction

The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Memphis man for rape of a child, ruling that a prosecution error in the trial did not deprive the defendant of his constitutional right to a unanimous jury verdict.  Courtney Knowles was found guilty of raping the daughter of his half-sister/girlfriend. The victim was less than 13 years old and Knowles lived in the ... (click for more)

Applications Now Being Accepted For 2015-2016 Adult Leadership Walker County Class

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Adult Leadership Walker County Class. This program is a collaborative effort between Chamber staff, community leaders and chamber members. It provides participants the opportunity to both learn and develop the skills necessary to be a leader in the community. Participants are given an overview of city ... (click for more)

Man Shot On Walker Avenue Friday Night

The Chattanooga Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at about 10:10 p.m. Friday at 1700 Walker Ave.  Officers were told the victim had been taken to a local hospital.  Mark Parker, 51, stated he was in the 1700 block of Walker Ave. when he was approached by a black male who pulled a firearm and shot him.  Mr. Parker sustained non-life ... (click for more)

July Is Record Month For Court-Ordered Restitution In TennCare Fraud Cases

July brought a record for the state’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) in terms of the amount of money people have been ordered to repay the state for TennCare fraud. In July, people convicted of TennCare fraud were ordered to make $154,000 in restitution to TennCare. In total, TennCare fraud restitutions have led to more than $3 million being repaid to the state.   The ... (click for more)

Chattanooga's Memorial Day - And Response

It is recorded in the Fourth Chapter of the Book of Joshua, that after the nation had crossed the River Jordan, Joshua would receive a divine commandment to choose 12 men from among the people and tell them to take 12 stones from the middle of the river.  Each man placed a stone on their shoulder which represented one of the tribes of Israel, and served as a memorial ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In August 2015

Those in the know tell me the month of August is National Peach Month, so as I take a stroll through garden, I am paying particular attention to the poppy and the gladiolus because they are the “birth flowers" of this month. But as we dole out our months Orchids and Onions, let’s substitute a peach and a pit, that hard seed you find when you bite into a peach. A PEACH to the ... (click for more)