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.
 




Autumn Witt Boyd Named To Mid-South Super Lawyers

Autumn Witt Boyd, founder of The Law Office of Autumn Witt Boyd, has been selected to the 2018 Tennessee Super Lawyers list as a Top-Rated Intellectual Property Lawyer, Rising Star.  Ms. Boyd also hosts the Legal Road Map podcast, which teaches business owners about the legal issues they may face as they grow a profitable and sustainable business.  Season Two of the ... (click for more)

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Roy Exum: Let’s Focus On ‘Better’

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