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.
 




Healthcare Technology Firm Opens In Ooltewah

Local entrepreneur Ken Lowden has chosen Cambridge Square to launch his innovative healthcare technology and patient care company, MedX Services. MedX Services is a total medicine management company that was founded in January of 2018.  The service offers real time medicine adherence monitoring paired with a pharmacy home dispensing and concierge service. Initially, MedX ... (click for more)

Miller & Martin Attorney Doug Johnson Elected President Of U.S. Section Of FICPI

Miller & Martin announced Douglas Johnson, Of Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property group, was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Fedération Internationalé des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle. His term will run through June 2020. Mr. Johnson is assuming the duties from President Andrew D. Meikle of Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP, whose term ends ... (click for more)

Red Bank Finalizes 20-Cent Property Tax Increase

The Red Bank commissioners voted Tuesday night to adopt the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget that includes a property tax increase. Mayor John Roberts said that along with the increase in both commercial and residential development, comes increased traffic. Infrastructure has not kept up with the growth, including the secondary roads. The cost of paving these roads is $1 million. Money ... (click for more)

Attorney Poston Says Man In Viral Video Seen Fighting Officer Was Trying To Break Up Fight

Attorney McCracken Poston said William Alexander Floyd, the young man seen in the recently published “viral” video who is seemingly engaged in a boxing match with a Chattanooga police officer, started out trying to break up a fight.   The attorney said, "Things are not always as they appear. There is a much more interesting story in the seconds leading up to the events ... (click for more)

The Boss, Claude Ramsey

I try not to overuse the word great, but we lost a great man today, Claude Ramsey. I had the pleasure of serving under him as director of Commercial and Industrial Properties for 14 years while he was the Hamilton County Assessor of Property. He was probably the smartest person I have ever known. He was tough but patient, kind, caring and compassionate. He knew how to get ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Please ‘Connect The Dots’

Get your crayons out and let’s play “connect the dots.” Next Thursday (June 28 th ) the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition, in partnership with Chattanooga’s publicly-flawed non-profit educational foundation, UnifiEd, will hold its regional meeting at Chattanooga’s Bessie Smith Hall. The coalition was formed to advocate for “students of color” in Tennessee, and among those on ... (click for more)