Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Jan. 15-19

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jan. 16: Red Bank Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.

Red Bank Community Center: 3620 Tom Weathers Dr.

Speaker: Chris Sislo, HHM



Jan. 17 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

Speaker: Tracy Hobek, Collegedale Parks & Recreation


Jan. 17 Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Higher Education Panel



Jan. 18 Reality Check at Red Bank High School

7:30 to 11 a.m.

Red Bank High School: 640 Morrison Springs Rd.

Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to roleplay as heads of household providing a on a budget. Community volunteers are needed to assist with this event. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or


Jan. 18 North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.

Speaker: Choices Wellness Center



Jan. 18 Find Your Funding- Complimentary

1:30 – 3 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Parking available across the street in the Republic pay parking lot.)

Explore your funding opportunities that range from traditional loans to bootstrapping, crowd funding and angel and venture capital funding.  A representative from SBA and TSBDC will discuss the variety of options, including the SBA 504, SBA 7a and others for small business startups.

Speakers: Jackie Merritt, SBA & Lynn Chesnutt, TSBDC



Jan. 18 Chamber Business After Hours Sponsored by Mellow Mushroom

5 to 7 p.m.

Mellow Mushroom: 205 Broad St.

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in January is sponsored by Mellow Mushroom.



Jan. 18 Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association Annual Meeting

5 – 7:30 p.m.

Turnbull Building: 1401 Fort St.

Enjoy complimentary hors doeuvres and beer and wine. This is sure to be a fun evening with LC graduates from 30+ classes.


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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)

Fleischmann Blames Senate Democrats On Government Shutdown

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann blamed Senate Democrats after the Senate’s failure to pass the Continuing Resolution (CR), putting a government shutdown into place. He said,  “I cannot fathom how Senate Democrats, knowing the severity of the issues in question, acted with such insensitivity using our children and our military as pawns, putting party over country. ... (click for more)

Elderly Man Dies In House Fire In Cleveland

An elderly man died in a house fire in Cleveland on Friday night. Neighbors said they were able to pull a woman from the flames at the home at 685 4th St. SE, but were unable to save the man. Fire crews went to the scene shortly after 7 p.m. The cause of the fire is being investigated. (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: The Saturday Funnies

It is said that a 15-year-old in Minnesota, where just like the rest of the United States prayer in schools is prohibited, was tasked with writing an essay. He turned in his paper and, as it was returned with an A-plus, it is only fitting that something this clever should begin this week’s edition of The  Saturday  Funnies. Those who enjoy the Funnies understand that ... (click for more)