Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, May 12, 2014

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

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

 


More Than $1.5 Million In Water And Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced that one community and one Utility District have been approved to receive more than $1.5 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements. “One of the ways we can continue to make our communities great places to live is ... (click for more)

TechTown To Host A Free Hour Of Code Event Saturday

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching over 100 million students in over 180 countries. The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting ... (click for more)

Officer Who Was Shot Returned Fire; Is Recovering Well; Shooter Still On Loose

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said Monday morning that the officer who was shot three times on Thursday is recovering well.   Chief Fletcher said the officer was wearing a bullet-proof vest and one bullet hit the vest, which protected him during the shooting.  The officer was able to return fire, although Chief Fletcher would not comment on how many bullets ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Couldn't Manage Public Education

I have been reading the buzz about Signal Mountain and other small municipalities considering a move to form their own school district within their municipal boundaries.  It is quite the comedy hour considering the notion that small cities that for decades could not even manage small sewer systems or 911 districts, are somehow going to do a better job with public education ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: School Board Can’t Wait

It took the Hamilton County School board nine months before the group hired a search firm to find a new superintendent. But you mark my words – the Department of Education will undoubtedly implode if our leaders wait another nine months simply hoping for some type of mystical salvation. In the last week Signal Mountain leaders have all but given notice they will form their own district ... (click for more)