Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Jan. 22-26

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Here is the Chattanooga Chamber calendar of events for Jan. 22-26: 

Jan. 22 Reality Check at Sale Creek High School
8:15-10:15 a.m.
ale Creek High School: 211 Patterson Road
If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household budget exercise to ninth graders, contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 763-4321. 

Jan. 23 East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.
Speaker: Kim White, River City Company
$12 

Jan. 23 Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer
5-7 p.m.
Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir. 

Jan. 24 North Chattanooga Chamber Council Coffee
7:30-9 a.m.
The Daily Ration: 1220 Dartmouth St. 

Jan. 24 Southside Chamber Council Morning Joe
8-9 a.m.
Atlas Bolt and Supply: 3217 Rossville Blvd. 

Jan. 24 Reality Check
10 a.m.-Noon
Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences: 865 East Third St.
If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household budget exercise to ninth graders, contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 763-4321. 

Jan. 25 Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting
8:15 a.m.
Hospice of Chattanooga: 441 Oakwood Dr.
$10 

Jan. 25 OC After 5
5-7 p.m.
Integra Hills: 9198 Integra Hills Ln. Ooltewah, TN 37363
Network with the Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council. 

Jan. 25 Southside Chamber Council Community Panel
5-7 p.m.
John A Patten Recreation Center: 3202 Kelly’s Ferry Road
The Southside Council hosts a panel on Lookout Valley featuring six community speakers. 

Jan. 25 Ribbon Cutting for The Speech & Hearing Center
4:30-5 p.m.
The Speech & Hearing Center: 6016 Shallowford Road, Ste. 1500 

For the most up-to-date event information visit chattanoogachamber.com 

Chamber Community Partner Events

Jan. 22 NEWtrepreneure Bookkeeping? 10 Mistakes to Avoid
Noon-1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. 
Are you an entrepreneur, a small business owner or considering starting your own business? Learn 10 common bookkeeping mistakes and efficient solutions. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more.
Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Complimentary TSBDC course

Jan. 22 QuickBooks Online Course 1: Basics and Set Up
2-5 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
New to QuickBooks Online? Get an overview and learn best practices for bookkeeping with Quick Start, QBO Essentials or QBO Plus.
Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks  ProAdvisor
$125; TSBDC course 

Jan. 23 Tax Change for Businesses in 2018
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
This seminar addresses proposed tax changes and how they could affect 2018 and beyond. 
Speaker: HHM Senior Tax Manager James Purgason 
Complimentary TSBDC course 

Jan. 24 Social Media 101
3:30-5 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
A brief overview of various social media platforms, their respective audiences and posting best practices for businesses on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more.
Speaker: Lisa Brown, CEO of 3E Social
Complimentary TSBDC course 

Jan. 26 YPC Luncheon: Building blocks of professional development
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  
Miller Plaza: 850 Market St.
David Steele, UTC Director of Civic Engagement, speaks on Chattanooga 2.0 and the next steps for Chattanooga.
$5 for members; $15 for non-members 



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