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


Georgia Ranked Sixth Nationally For Job Growth

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that  Georgia is ranked sixth nationally and third in the Southeast for top job growth. With the creation of over 79,300 new jobs in the past 12 months, Georgia represents a strong 2.0 percent annual growth rate, which is higher than the nation’s average of 1.8 percent. Georgia also had solid ... (click for more)

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate For August Increased To 7.4%

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for August was 7.4 percent, three tenths of one percentage point higher than the 7.1 July revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for August was 6.1 percent, down from 6.2 percent in July. Economic Summary • Over the past year, Tennessee's unemployment ... (click for more)

Man Charged With Killing 3-Year-Old Takes Own Life In County Jail

Justin Dale Bradley died in the Hamilton County jail Saturday morning. Notification was received from the Hamilton County 911 Center at   12:50 a.m. ,   regarding an inmate found unresponsive.   Jail personnel found the male inmate unresponsive in his cell and initiated C.P.R. while notifying Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services. ... (click for more)

Democratic Chairman Roy Herron Announces He Will Not Run For 2nd Term

Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron announced Saturday at a meeting of the Tennessee Democratic Party State Executive Committee that he would not be seeking a second term as party chairman. “I have been blessed to serve as chairman these past two years, and I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all of the executive committee members, party officials, staff members, and friends ... (click for more)

You’re Right With Lamar

One of Tennessee’s favorite sons, Davy Crockett, coined an oft-used phrase:  “Be always sure you’re right, then go ahead.” Being sure is quite important, but may be difficult in this election cycle. The Democratic nominee campaigning against Lamar Alexander is a man whose radio ads call for “change,” “fair” taxes and more jobs.  Sounds good, huh?   ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Late Garden Walk

Due to a series of pressing events I didn’t get a chance to make my September walk through the garden until yesterday. It is normally my custom to take a stroll on the first day of each new month, looking for the orchids and onions that might appear, so I can award them to those among us who deserve one or the other. So before the temperatures drop, allow me to catch up: AN ORCHID ... (click for more)