Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Oct. 2-6

Friday, September 29, 2017
TUES/3 Member Orientation
8:30-10 a.m.
Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St.
Join us to learn more about your member benefits and what's going on at the Chamber. Light breakfast is served. Please RSVP to Ann Riley,
TUES/3 North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
WED/4 AM Networking sponsored by Life Care of East Ridge
8-9 a.m.
Life Care Center of East Ridge: 1502 McDonald Rd.

Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and hot coffee. AM Networking this month sponsored by Life Care of East Ridge. 
WED/4 Social Media 101- Get your “know how” before StartUp Week!
3:30–5 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
TSBDC is partnering with 3E Social to deliver a seminar on how to utilize social media for your business: a brief overview of various social media platforms, their respective audiences and posting best practices on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more. 
Register for this free event at
WED/4 Ribbon Cutting for Bees on a Bicycle
4:45-5:15 p.m.
Bees on a Bicycle: 1909 Market St.
THUR/5 Downtown Chamber Council Meeting
7:30-9 a.m.
Bessie Smith Hall : 200 E M L King Blvd.
Topic: Diversity + Inclusion in the Workplace
Natalie Rothwell, Licensed Master Social Worker at the AIM Center, Inc.
Kathy White, Coordinator for Employment Services at Signal Centers
Debbie Roth, Executive Director of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga
Dr. Michelle Rigler, MoSAIC Director at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga
THUR/5 East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.
Speaker: Carol Hunter
THUR/5 Ribbon Cutting for Resource 1 Tier 3 Data Security
4:30-5 p.m.
Resource 1 Tier 3 Data Security: 2401 Vance Ave.
THUR/5 Southside Chamber Council After Hours Networking
5-7 p.m.
Southern Honda Powersports: 1394 Workman Rd.
FRI/6 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.
FRI/6 Ribbon Cutting for The Tinker Fairies' Cottage
10-10:30 a.m.
The Tinker Fairies' Cottage: 9214 Railroad Ave.

AOC Launching New Indigent Representation Payment System In February

The Administrative Office of the Courts will modernize its disbursement system for indigent representation payments to attorneys, interpreters, expert witnesses, and investigators in February 2018. The new AOC Claims and Payment (ACAP) system will replace the Indigent Claim Entry (ICE) system and will allow users to more accurately and efficiently input and track claims for payment.The ... (click for more)

Consistent Cold Temps Boosting EPB Bottom Line

Consistent cold temps are boosting EPB's bottom line, Chief Financial Officer Greg Eaves said. The city utility had $1.1 million in revenues from kilowatt sales in December. It wound up with a positive margin of over $3 million for the month. Mr. Eaves said January "is looking real good as well with consistent cold temperatures." He said the fact that the cold weather ... (click for more)

Ivy Johnson, 23, And Cordarrius Johnson, 26, Shot Early Sunday Morning On Lillian Lane

Ivy Johnson, 23, And Cordarrius Johnson, 26, were shot early Sunday morning.   Chattanooga Police were notified at 4:39 a.m. of two people arriving at a local hospital with gunshot wounds. Upon arrival, police spoke with the two victims who were suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims arrived at the hospital via personal vehicle.   ... (click for more)

From Green Window Shutters To Forks And Spoons, Mount Vernon Restaurant Up For Auction

From the green wooden window shutters to the forks, knives and spoons, the landmark Mount Vernon Restaurant is up for auction. Marc Gravitt, of Gravitt Auction, said there will be an online auction starting Thursday morning and running through Saturday at noon. It will be handled as a "staggered close," he said. The first item will go first, then the second 30 seconds later, ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What’s The ‘Super’ Done?

The headline on Jan. 10 in the Times Free Press read, “Report shows Hamilton County students still lagging behind Tennessee peers.” In smaller type underneath, the sub-head added, “Less than 33 percent of county elementary, middle school students read at grade level.” Then, just seven days later, this on Friday, the same newspaper bannered, “Hamilton County Schools superintendent ... (click for more)