Chattanooga Chamber Calendar For Sept. 25-29

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Here is the calendar for the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce for Sept. 25-29:

Tuesday, Sept. 26, Government Contracting: Managing the Maze to Get the Contract
9-11:30 a.m.
BrightBridge Women’s Business Center: 535 Chestnut St., Ste. 161
Are you ready for government contracting? How to sell your products and services to federal, state and/or local governments. How to register in proper databases for consideration to government contracting. Presented by Paul Middlebrooks, University of TN Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Reserve your free seat at

Tuesday, Sept. 26, LCAA AM Regathering
7:30-9 a.m.
Peet's Coffee: 819 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402

Tuesday, Sept. 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court
Speaker: Ruthie Thompson, THRIVE 2055

Wednesday, Sept. 27, Mastermind: Solving Business Problems in Real Time
10:30 a.m. – Noon
BrightBridge Women’s Business Center: 535 Chestnut St., Ste. 161
Presented by Andrea Hardaway, MBA | Amplio, LLC. Get answers to the issues that are holding you back!  This interactive session will demonstrate the power of collaboration and  connection in order to solve real-life business problems. Participants will have the opportunity to get solid feedback and guidance on pressing issues relating to customers, service, teams, processes and performance.  At the conclusion, attendees will have learned effective strategies for working with others to discover solutions to current problems. Reserve your free seat at

Thursday, Sept. 28, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting
8:15-9:30 a.m.
Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.
Speaker: Dr. Robert Liddell, Director of Career Services UTC

Thursday, Sept. 28, Ribbon Cutting for dcBLOX
10 a.m.
DC BLOX: 807 E 16th St. 

Friday, Sept. 29, Ribbon Cutting for Fast Pace Urgent Care
Fast Pace Urgent Care : 9325 Dayton Pike 

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Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 19-23

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Volkswagen Sets Press Conference To Announce New Project; Governor Haslam To Attend

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Clark D. Nolan, Accused Of Imprisoning And Assaulting Wife, Found Competent To Stand Trial

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Why Are Pictures Of Our President And Vice President Not Hanging At Our Federal Courthouse?

I would like to know why the pictures of our President and Vice President have not been hung in our Federal Courthouse. They have been approved by the White House. Every time I call they tell me they are on order. Tommy Fryar (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

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