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.
 




Couple Launches Hat Company; Gives Part Of Proceeds To Public Schools

Olivia Connor was a resident in the local Project Inspire teacher residency program when she realized the need for more funding for Chattanooga's public schools so that students have every possible opportunity to learn inside and outside the classroom. She and her husband Ty came up with a creative, innovative way to add more funding to the Hamilton County Department of ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Department Sponsors Crime Prevention Training For Business Owners And Managers

The Chattanooga Police Department is sponsoring free crime prevention training primarily designed for business owners and managers who are interested in making their facility and employees as safe as possible. A nationally-accredited Crime Prevention specialist from the University of Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center will cover the following topics during the four-hour ... (click for more)

Signal Facing Decisions On Expanding Commercial Area Past Albert Road, Mountain Community Center And Water Service

The design review committee (DRC) of the town of Signal Mountain is in the process of establishing standards for commercial buildings. In the meantime, developer Bob Elliott would like to buy property at the corner of Taft Highway and Albert Road. Albert Road has traditionally been where the commercial property ends. A number of residents in the neighborhood around that area are ... (click for more)

Initiative Launches In Support Of Signal Mountain’s Water System; Tennessee-American Says It Has Long Provided Clean Water To Signal

A citizen committee is urging Signal Mountain "to be vocal and choose local" in the imminent water department sale. The local group formed “Be Vocal. Choose Local.” after the town of Signal Mountain voted last May to initiate a Request for Proposals for the acquisition of its water department.  The committee urges the town to sell its water system to Walden’s Ridge Utility ... (click for more)

Legislators: Protect Our Students And Teachers

When students step into their classrooms, they are there to learn and prepare for their future. Our teachers serve to advance each student’s education and guide them towards success.  Educators have an additional responsibility: maintaining the trust and respect of their students by conducting themselves professionally and responsibly. The vast majority of our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Every day, without exception, I find a number of “treats” in my daily dose of email. These funnies, and other pertinent information, are sent to me by a myriad of “Internet Buddies” who I repay by sending out some of the funniest that I collect. Think of it as sort of a “co-op” for my readers to enjoy. When The Saturday Funnies began last summer, it was what I still think is ... (click for more)