Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Oct. 14-18

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Oct. 16, Ribbon Cutting for Jim ‘N Nick’s

10:15 to 10:45 a.m.

Jim ‘N Nick’s: 2040 Hamilton Place Blvd., Ste. 150

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Jim ‘N Nick’s.


Oct. 16, Pick the Brain of the Attorney

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

Business owners, let the attorney know your area of interest and become informed through this Q & A opportunity. Legal topics to be covered: leases, contracts, powers of attorney, corporate meetings and other business-related legal topics.

Speaker: Charles G. Fisher, Attorney at Law, Grant Konvalinka and Harrison, P.C.

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No cost.


Oct. 16, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting

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

Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger

Speaker: Retired Police Chief Tim Christol: Crisis planning for Small Businesses



Oct. 17, Reality Check at Central High School

7:30 to 11 a.m.

Central High School: 5728 Hwy. 58

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


Oct. 17, Southside Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

Bees on a Bicycle: 1909 Market St.

Join the Southside Council for their monthly Morning Joe at Bees on a Bicycle. Held on the third Wednesday of each month.

No cost.


Oct. 17, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Cambridge Square: 9454 Bradmore Ln., Ste. 100

Speaker: Mark Harrison, Hamilton County Water & Wastewater Treatment Authority

No cost.


Oct. 17, Excel at Excel: Intermediate Excel Training

10 to 11:30 a.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

Attend this session to learn about formatting spreadsheets, PivotTables, Vlookups, splitting cells, creating drop down lists, forecasting and other advanced features of Microsoft Excel.  

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Oct. 17, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

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

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Josh Davis, InfoSystems



Oct 18, HR102: A Small Business Guide To Managing Employees

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

BX Crossing: 400 Belvoir Ave.

Brought to you by SCORE and Paychex. Topics to be covered: benefits, compliance and employee communication.

Call 423.994.4653 for registration information.

No cost; lunch provided


Oct. 18, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting

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

Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.

Program: Manufacturing Operations Panel on the Highway 27 corridor



Oct. 18, Business After Hours | Citron Et Sel

5 to 7 p.m.

Citron Et Sel: 212 W. 8th St.

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in October is sponsored by Citron Et Sel.

No cost.


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