Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Dec. 4-8

Thursday, November 30, 2017

TUES/5 Member Orientation

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Member Orientation: 811 Broad St.

Light breakfast is served.



TUES/5 North Chattanooga Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Cost: $10


WED/6 AM Networking sponsored by Wholesale Supply Group

8 - 9 a.m.

Wholesale Supply Group: 2411 East 23rd St.



WED/6 International Business Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Elliott Davis: 629 Market St. #100

Speaker: Mayor Andy Berke

Topic: International Business in Chattanooga

Cost: $10


THUR/7 Downtown Council Meeting

7:30 - 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith: 200 E M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Jill Levine

Program: Creating Opportunity in Twelve Hamilton County Schools

Cost: $15

Networking and breakfast will take place from 7:30 – 8 a.m.


THUR/7 East Ridge Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Brent Lambert, East Ridge Mayor

Cost: $10


THUR/7 Ribbon Cutting for Queen Financial Services Corporation

4 - 4:30 p.m.

Queen Financial Services Corporation: 2120 Northgate Park Ln, Ste.


FRI/8 East Brainerd Council Coffee

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.


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Marissa Bell Joins Waterhouse Public Relations

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Burlington Opens New Location In Chattanooga

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McCallie Coach From 90s Who Is Now Deceased Is Accused Of Abusing Students

A McCallie School coach from the 1990s who is now deceased is being accused of abusing students at the private prep school. Two former students said Steven Lee "Steve" Carpenter sexually abused them. Carpenter was the basketball coach at McCallie for 11 seasons - through 1999. He was boys basketball coach at Ridgeland High School beginning in 2000. Carpenter was ... (click for more)

County Commission Committee Recommends 2-Year Terms For Magistrates; To Advertise For 2 Openings After Pay Raise

A committee of the County Commission has recommended that county magistrates have two-year terms, instead of one year, and for the commission to take applications on two open seats. The commission will proceed with advertising for the two posts and make an official announcement next Wednesday. Applications will then be taken until May 8. The commission will interview candidates ... (click for more)

Pluses And Minuses Of Tennessee's New Opioid Law

It was clear when Governor Haslam announced his TN Together plan in January that lawmakers were going to do something to try to address the state’s opioid abuse epidemic. With the passage of SB 2257/HB 1831, Tennessee now has one of the most comprehensive and restrictive laws of any state.   The Tennessee Medical Association was actively engaged in the process and appreciates ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘We’ll Lose The Senate!’

A guy who I admire and respect wrote me yesterday. He had just read my story defending Bob Corker for honoring “The Code” due to his true friendship with Phil Bredesen. He is also no stranger to my vivid dislike of the Republican choice to replace Corker in the Senate. Marsha Blackburn is no match against Bredesen on any tier and it is clearly the Republican Party itself that has ... (click for more)