Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Oct. 16-20

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
TUES/17 Reality Check - Hixson High School
7:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Hixson High School: 5705  Middle Valley Rd.
Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection
between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads
of household while trying to provide for their families on a set budget.
To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact
chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.
 
TUES/17 Red Bank Chamber Council Meeting
Noon - 1 p.
m.
Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr.
$10
 
WED/18 SouthSide Chamber Council Community Coffee
8 - 9 a.m.
Chattanooga Coffee Company: 2627 Broad St.
 
WED/18 Ribbon Cutting for Inline Electric
3 - 3:30 p.m.
Inline Electric: 1080-A Duncan Ave
 
WED/18 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting
9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.
Speaker: Mayor Coppinger
Free
 
WED/18 Hixson Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.
Speakers: Marketing/Communications Panel
$10 
 
THUR/19 Reality Check - Brainerd High School
7:30 a.m. - Noon
Brainerd High School: 1020 North Moore Rd.
Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection
between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads
of household while trying to provide for their families on a set budget.
To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact
chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.
 
THUR/19 North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.
Speaker: Chris Gregory, First Things First: Family Focus in Chattanooga
$10
 
THUR/19 Ribbon Cutting for Virginia College
4:30 p.m.
Virginia College: 721 Eastgate Loop, 37411
 
 
FRI/20 2017 Spirit of Innovation Awards
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
Keynote Speaker: Leslie Miley
Mark your calendars for Friday, October 20th! The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2017 Spirit of Innovation Awards! This event is comprised of an awards luncheon from 11:30-1:00 and Innovation Fair (Miniature EXPO) from 10:00-11:30AM and 1:00-2:00PM for networking and brand exposure for Spirit of Innovation and Early Innovator finalists, previous winners, event sponsors, and innovative community partners.
 




Amanda Banks Joins Pinnacle's Broad Street Office

Amanda Banks has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a mortgage advisor assistant for the firm’s downtown Chattanooga office at 801 Broad St. Ms. Banks,   with 10 years of experience, most recently served as a mortgage loan processor for Peoples Home Equity. Prior roles included serving as a loan officer for Principal Mortgage, First Horizon Bank and United ... (click for more)

Alexander Says Bipartisan Bill Will Help Stabilize Individual Health Insurance Market, Then Lower Premiums

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander announced on Tuesday he and Senator Patty Murray (R-Wa.) have reached a short-term deal to offer bipartisan legislation to stabilize the individual health insurance market and begin to lower the costs of premiums, so all Americans have access to health insurance. “Our legislation is based on the four bipartisan hearings and ... (click for more)

$125 Million County School Building Plan Includes Shifting CSLA To Tyner Middle; Combining Tyner High/Middle; New Harrison Elementary, New East Hamilton Middle

Hamilton County School officials on Thursday unveiled a $125 million building plan that includes moving the Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts to the current Tyner Middle School, which will undergo a major renovation. Tyner Middle will move across the street into Tyner High School. Both Tyner buildings have been under-utilized for a number of years. There will also be ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Committee Says Pulling Away From County Schools Is "Feasible"

After eight months of investigating the viability of Signal Mountain establishing a separate school district, a committee of six has determined that it is feasible and would meet the goal of improving the education provided to students. The committee was also tasked with identifying obstacles and if possible to find ways to overcome them.  Results of the report were presented ... (click for more)

The Deer Decline At Enterprise South Nature Park

There are now 11 fewer deer to see at Enterprise Nature Park. The hunters snuck another one in secretly so as not to cause controversy.   I go to that park three or four times a week, and haven't seen any deer for months, and I used to see them all the time. They had to put out "salt licks" to attract deer from surrounding areas outside the park. Then they killed them ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: At Last! New Schools

In this me-me-me-only-me world of today, we-we-we-finally got a thrilling $125 million facility plan for the Hamilton County Department of Education on Thursday night. The School Board unanimously approved a well-thought-out “first Band-Aid” that will provide a new elementary school in Harrison, middle schools in East Hamilton and Howard, and a quite-satisfactory answer to move ... (click for more)