Hicks Speaker For Walker Chamber's Monthly Membership Luncheon

Friday, April 18, 2014

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center will be highlighted by keynote speaker Kinsey Hicks, program coordinator, during the Walker County Chamber of Commerce’s April Membership Luncheon which will take place on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N Hwy 27, Rock Spring, GA. 
 
The Mission of the SBDC is to enhance the economic well-being of Georgians by providing a wide range of educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

During the event attendees will receive an overview of this organization whose services include consulting, continuing education, and research as well as a brief overview of social media for business.  
 
Ms. Hicks is a graduate from the University of West Georgia. She has been with the Rome SBDC office since May of 2013. Ms. Kinsey organizes, executes, and handles the marketing of all Continuing Education programs, teaches the Starting Your Own Business class, and promotes awareness of the SBDC through speaking engagements, management of our social media presence, and other public relations activities. She also creates new topics for classes based on what the clients may need or want. She is the first point of contact for the office; she provides clients with basic business information and resources to start or expand their small business.
 
The SBDC and Camp New Dawn will have featured spotlight tables at the event; attendees will be invited to visit with these organizations during registration and after conclusion.  Spotlight table hosts will be given two minutes to describe their organization during the program. Door prizes will also be sponsored by these organizations.

For more details and to register, contact Glenda Jones at info@walkercochamber.com.  Attendees may begin arriving at 11:30 a.m.; the program will begin promptly at 11:50 a.m.  The cost to attend is $15 per person for Chamber Members and $25 per person for non-Chamber Members.  Registration includes a meal provided by Camp New Dawn. Those wishing to attend must register online.  Registration will end on Sunday at midnight prior to the event and no walk-ins will be accepted.  Non-Chamber members are required to pay by Visa or MasterCard at the time of registration.

Follow this link for more information, http://business.walkercochamber.com/events/details/membership-luncheon-manufacturer-s-appreciation


LBMC Technology Solutions Named To Intacct President's Club

LBMC Technology Solutions, LLC, a business software and technology consulting firm, and a member of the LBMC Family of Companies, has been named to Intacct’s 2015 President's Club.   Intacct, a provider of best-in-class cloud ERP software, awards this sales and customer satisfaction award annually to its top-performing channel partners, recognized value added resellers and ... (click for more)

Tennessee July Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

County unemployment rates for July 2015, released Thursday, show the rates increased in 53 counties, decreased in 21, and remained the same in 21 counties. Specific county information for July is available here . Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in July at 4.9 percent, unchanged from June. Knox County was 5.4 percent in July, up from 5.3 the previous ... (click for more)

Woman Seriously Injured After Plowing Into Rossville Boulevard Car Dealership Saturday Evening

A woman was seriously injured after plowing her vehicle into a car dealership on Rossville Boulevard on Saturday evening.   At approximately  6:49 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 2818 Rossville Blvd. on an accident with injuries.   A blue vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed lost control.  The vehicle crashed ... (click for more)

Boy, 4, Struck By Vehicle Near Tunnel Boulevard

A four-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle near Tunnel Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. A t approximately 4:20 p.m.,  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 3400 Through St. on a c hild struck by a vehicle.  T he victim was conscious when officers arrived. He was transported to a local hospital. I nvestigators are continuing to compile ... (click for more)

DWT Is DUI - And Response

A routine narrative of a DUI arrest report goes something like this:   The defendant was operating a motor vehicle in the 00 block of sonsoroad. The driver was weaving back and forth across the marked roadway. The defendant drove through a stop sign. Was stopped at an intersection despite the traffic light was green. Entered the lane of another vehicle and caused a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What Voters Think

There are over 9,000 students who attend Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., which – in an effort to be relative -- is just a touch smaller than our UT-Chattanooga. What makes Quinnipiac unique is that it is home of The Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, which produces what’s called the “Q Poll” because hardly anybody knows how to pronounce “Kwin-uh-pe-ack.” The Q ... (click for more)