One-Walker Membership Luncheon At City Of Lookout Mountain

Monday, August 04, 2014

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host their Aug. 26 Membership Luncheon at The Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club, 1201 Fleetwood Dr. on Lookout Mountain from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Chamber Chair Melissa Roden will give an overview of the One-Walker Initiative, Mayor Sandy Gothard will give the State of the City of Lookout Mountain Address, Daphne Kirksey of Tennessee American Water will give an overview of services, and Commissioner Bebe Heiskell will give a brief State of Walker County Address.


 
One-Walker’s purpose is the “Facilitate venue and discussions for the cities, county and Chamber to identify best opportunities for collaboration. ”  During his portion of the event, Chair Melissa Roden will discuss how this initiative came about, how the group has operated to date, and how they will continue to work towards a brighter future for Walker County.
 
Mayor Gothard and Commissioner Heiskell will inform attendees of current happenings in the City of Lookout Mountain and Walker County as well as brief outlooks on their respective futures.  Ms. Kirksey will discuss Tennessee American Water’s current services to Walker County and future plans.
 
Attendees may begin registering at 11:30 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 11:50 a.m.  The cost to attend is $15 per person.  Registration includes a meal provided by the Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club. 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.

Refunds for cancelations will not be accepted after noon on Friday, Aug. 22.   For information, contact Glenda Jones at info@walkercochamber.com
 


Over Qualified

The loss of a job can be somewhat of a traumatic experience.  Many emotions accompany this life altering event, there are many highs and just as many lows, I will explore the highs and lows at a later time, but what I want this article to focus on are two little words that have a very demoralizing affect on the job seeker, “Over Qualified.” Being labeled “Over Qualified,” ... (click for more)

Discover Italy In 2015 With The Chamber

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce will host Destination Italy, a trip to Tuscany and Rome, Aug .  18-26, 2015.   Destination Italy will explore Rome, Florence, Montecatini, Portofino and Pisa, visiting sites including the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Florence’s Gallery of Fine Arts where Michelangelo’s David statue is housed. Leisure time is also ... (click for more)

Architect/Contractor Selected By Erlanger For New Children's/Women's Hospital

HKS has been selected as the architect and McCarthy as the construction manager for a new Children’s and Women’s Hospital at the Erlanger campus on East Third Street. The Atlanta team competed against another Atlanta group for the major construction project. Erlanger officials announced Monday that $11.5 million is being set aside in a debt restructuring for the new $30 ... (click for more)

Westfield Charged In Burning, Torture Of Kitten At Cleveland

An arrest has been made in the case of a kitten who was burned and tortured in Cleveland, Tn. At 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Gary A. Westfield, 31, of Cleveland, was placed in custody on a warrant obtained by Lt. Robert Harbison and Detective Matt Jenkins of the Criminal Investigations Division. Westfield was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, which is a Class E felony. ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Has Lost Its Most Popular Citizen - Luther Masingill

Chattanooga has lost its most popular citizen – Luther Masingill. Although we are saddened we cherish the memories.  All of us have a Luther story.  Mine is the first time I met Luther.  This was before TV and all of Chattanooga listened to Luther on the radio.  I was 12-years-old.  Some of my buddies and I had gone to the State Theater in downtown ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: An Election Day Fable

Every day I am peppered with emails that friends send to me from across the country so I am unsure of where the fable you are about to read originated. But with early voting for the November general election now in full swing, I think everyone who will -- or will not -- take part in freedom’s greatest privilege should read this story because I believe there is a great lesson contained ... (click for more)