Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For Oct. 23-27

Friday, October 20, 2017

TUES/24 East Brainerd Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Car Barn: 

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Speaker: Steven Wagner, Erlanger Children's Hospital

$12.

 

TUES/24 Grand Re-Opening of Food City

5 - 5:30 p.m.

Food City: 7804 E. Brainerd Rd.

 

THUR/26 Reality Check - East Ridge High School (contact me to assigned time

7:15 - 11 a.m.

East Ridge High School: 4320 Bennett 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 please contact chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

 

THUR/26 Enterprise Gateway Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10.

 

THUR/26 Ribbon Cutting for Inspire Chiropractic

4:30 - 5 p.m.

Inspire Chiropractic: 5906 Main St., Ste 112

 

THUR/26 Business After Hours Sponsored by The Red Bank Council

5 - 7 p.m.

The Red Bank Community Center: 3620 Tom Weathers Dr.

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for

networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in October is

Sponsored by The Red Bank Council. There will be a Silent Auction to

benefit the Family Justice Center, which provides assistance to victims

of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

 

FRI/27 Ribbon Cutting for CHANEYspeaks.com

12 - 2:30 p.m.

CHANEYspeaks.com: 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.

 

 



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