Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Oct. 9-13

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
TUES/10 Hixson Chamber Council Community Coffee
8 - 9 a.m.
Dominion Senior Living: 2143 Northpoint Blvd.
 
TUES/10 Ribbon Cutting for the Ronald McDonald House Charities
11 a.m.
Ronald McDonald House Charities: 975 E 3rd St.
 
WED/11 midTown Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Family Justice Center: 5705 Uptain Rd.
Speaker: Elaine Swafford, CGLA
$10
 
THUR/12 Ribbon Cutting for Southern Heritage Bank
10 a.
m.
Southern Heritage Bank: 2021 Hamilton Place Blvd.
 
THUR/12- Small Business Orientation- Complimentary Morning Course
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
This seminar will address key topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. 
Register at clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30370035.
 
THUR/12 Southside Chamber Council Meeting
Noon - 1 p.m.
green|spaces: 63 E Main St.
Speaker: Martha Hunter, Reflections Riding
$12
 
THUR/12 Ribbon Cutting for the Conversant Group
4 - 5 p.m.
Conversant Group: 1513 Cowart St.
 
THUR/12- Small Business Orientation- Complimentary Evening Course
5 - 7 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. 
This seminar will address key topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. 
Register at clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360171.
 
FRI/13 East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
The Spice and Tea Exchange: 2115 Gunbarrel Rd.
Free


Former U.S. Attorney Bill Killian Joins Chambliss Law

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. announces former presidentially appointed U.S. Attorney William "Bill" C. Killian has joined the firm. Mr. Killian will concentrate his practice in assisting clients with regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense, and governmental law.  Mr. Killian has been trying cases for more than 40 years and has experience in representing, ... (click for more)

Gas Prices Rise 6.2 Cents In Chattanooga

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga have risen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.24 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. ... (click for more)

1 Person Injured In Duplex Fire In East Lake Wednesday Night

One person was injured when fire broke out in a duplex Wednesday night in East Lake. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at  11:53  p.m. on  Wednesday  and responded to the 4800 block of General Thomas Boulevard with several fire companies.   When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, Captain Chris Cordes with Engine 9 said ... (click for more)

City Council Considering New 2-Year $600,000 Contract With Father To The Fatherless

The City Council is considering whether to approve a new two-year contract of up to $600,000 with Father to the Fatherless for the Violence Reduction Initiative. Council members had a number of questions during a lengthy hearing on Tuesday afternoon, but Police Chief David Roddy said the program has helped bring a 35 percent reduction in gun-related shootings and a 16 percent ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Kids Are Still Funny

I have never seen nor heard of a child actually getting one’s “head pinched off” but by modern-day standards the threat just switched in overdrive. There are children in our communities who haven’t been to school for six long days and the brutal temperatures drove the little darlings to inside where they most predictably stirred up all manner of mayhem. Back when I was in Elementary ... (click for more)