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


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