Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, May 05, 2014

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

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


New And Used Vehicle Sales Drop Rise In August

New vehicle sales in Hamilton County dropped to 1,025 in August, and used vehicle sales dropped to 3,315, according to figures from the County Clerk's office. Totals for August included 4300 new cars and 595 new trucks sold. They included 1,754 used cars and 1,561 used trucks sold. (click for more)

Wayne Price Joins Barge Waggoner Sumner And Cannon

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. announced that Wayne Price, PE, CCS, joins the firm as director of production quality. His primary responsibilities will be updating, expanding, implementing and monitoring the Barge Waggoner Quality program across all Business Practices and all offices. “Wayne’s experience in procuring and administering construction contracts, as well ... (click for more)

Rhasean Lowry, 34, Charged In Death of 3-Year-Old Girl

Rhasean Lowry, 34, was arrested for abusing a three-year-old girl, and then criminal homicide after she died. Last Tuesday, the Chattanooga Police Department was called on a suspected child abuse case. Lowry took the victim to a local hospital and he stated the victim fell down steps. Doctors advised that the victim’s injuries were the result of blunt force trauma consistent ... (click for more)

City IDB Member Who Made Motion For $9 Million Black Creek TIF Had Not Lived In City For Years

A City Industrial Development Board (IDB) member who made the motion to approve a controversial $9 million Black Creek Tax Increment Financing (TIF) had not lived in the city for years, City Attorney Wade Hinton confirmed. Chris Ramsey, a BlueCross BlueShield official, was not present at an IDB meeting on Tuesday morning. Five other board members were. Citizen Helen Burns ... (click for more)

Decimating The Chattanooga Public Library

Corinne Hill claims that the library is just undergoing a normal weeding process for eliminating books.  She has bragged that she's responsible for the elimination of over 100,000 books - with more to go. "Normal" weeding is not rampant throwing away.  Yes, books go to the Friends for their sale - where they get $2 for a $75 book and thousands wind up being recycled ... (click for more)

The Many Lessons I Learned From Helen McDonald Exum

Helen McDonald Exum was my friend and mentor. As I think of her passing I can only imagine the celebration that is happening in heaven as the news of her arrival is being told. I am sure that there is a party that not only has she organized but that there is not a detail that has been left to chance. I am sure that it is the grandest of events, for you see, she has been planing ... (click for more)