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 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

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 or at 763-4321. 

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

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 

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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 

Couple Launches Hat Company; Gives Part Of Proceeds To Public Schools

Olivia Connor was a resident in the local Project Inspire teacher residency program when she realized the need for more funding for Chattanooga's public schools so that students have every possible opportunity to learn inside and outside the classroom. She and her husband Ty came up with a creative, innovative way to add more funding to the Hamilton County Department of ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Department Sponsors Crime Prevention Training For Business Owners And Managers

The Chattanooga Police Department is sponsoring free crime prevention training primarily designed for business owners and managers who are interested in making their facility and employees as safe as possible. A nationally-accredited Crime Prevention specialist from the University of Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center will cover the following topics during the four-hour ... (click for more)

Report Of Shots Fired At Hamilton Place Mall Sends Crowd Scrambling; No Victims Found

A report of shots fired at Hamilton Place Mall shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday sent customers at the mall racing out in a panic. Police later said no shooting victims had been found.. A call to 911 at 6:07 p.m. said there was an "active shooter." There was a call for EMS to the mall, then another call at 6:10 p.m. of an "active shooter." Those in the vicinity of the mall ... (click for more)

Signal Facing Decisions On Expanding Commercial Area Past Albert Road, Mountain Community Center And Water Service

The design review committee (DRC) of the town of Signal Mountain is in the process of establishing standards for commercial buildings. In the meantime, developer Bob Elliott would like to buy property at the corner of Taft Highway and Albert Road. Albert Road has traditionally been where the commercial property ends. A number of residents in the neighborhood around that area are ... (click for more)

Legislators: Protect Our Students And Teachers

When students step into their classrooms, they are there to learn and prepare for their future. Our teachers serve to advance each student’s education and guide them towards success.  Educators have an additional responsibility: maintaining the trust and respect of their students by conducting themselves professionally and responsibly. The vast majority of our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Every day, without exception, I find a number of “treats” in my daily dose of email. These funnies, and other pertinent information, are sent to me by a myriad of “Internet Buddies” who I repay by sending out some of the funniest that I collect. Think of it as sort of a “co-op” for my readers to enjoy. When The Saturday Funnies began last summer, it was what I still think is ... (click for more)