Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 5-9

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Feb 5 NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping: Mistakes to Avoid
Noon to 1 p.m.

TSBDC: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Learn 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them.

Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Free.

 

Feb 5 QuickBooks Online: Course 1, Basics & Set Up

2  to 5 p.m.

TSBDC: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Are you new to QuickBooks Online? Join us for an overview of how it works and learn best practices for bookkeeping.  Active clients of the TSBDC are eligible to receive a reduced rate for QuickBooks set up. 

Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks  ProAdvisor

$125

 

Feb. 6 New Member Orientation

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St.

Get an overview of the benefits of Chamber membership.


Feb. 6 Ribbon Cutting for The Chef and his Wife

10:30 to 11 a.m.

The Chef and his Wife: 7315 Lee Hwy.

 

Feb. 6 North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber

$10


Feb. 7 AM Networking sponsored by Synovus Bank

8  to 9 a.m.

Synovus Bank: 800 Market St.

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 Synovus Bank.

 

Feb 7 Pick the Brain of an Attorney

11 a.m. to Noon

TSBDC: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
Bring your legal questions for advice from an expert.  

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

Free.

 

Feb. 7 International Business Chamber Council Meeting

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

Elliott Davis Decosimo: 629 Market St., Ste. 100

Speakers: Amna Shah, AHS Consulting & Anthony Maina, Asili Labs

$10

 

Feb. 8 Reality Check at Ooltewah High School Day 1

7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Ooltewah High School: 6123 Mountain View Rd.

If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to 9th graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 423.763.4321.

 

Feb 8 Small Business Orientation: Complimentary Morning Seminar

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

TSBDC: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Get to know TSBDC staff as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC.

Free.

 

Feb. 8 Southside Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.
green|spaces: 63 E Main St.

Speaker: Charita Allen, City of Chattanooga

$12

 

Feb. 8 Ribbon Cutting for Element Funding |BlairSmiles Team

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Element Funding | BlairSmiles Team: 5617 Hwy. 153, Ste. 201

 

Feb 8 Small Business Orientation: Complimentary Evening Seminar

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

TSBDC: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Get to know our TSBDC staff as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC.

 

Feb. 9 East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton Place: 2210 Bams Rd.

Free


Feb. 9 Reality Check at Ooltewah High School Day 2

7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Ooltewah High School: 6123 Mountain View Rd.

If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to 9th graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 423.763.4321.

 



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The city is seeking proposals for an exclusive agreement for a berthing agreement that would include a floating restaurant and a vessel for river excursions. Officials said the operation would be another enhancement for the downtown riverfront. The city is seeking an entrepreneur who would enter into a 10-year contract with options up to 10 years more. Officials said, "The ... (click for more)

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A Soddy Daisy man who robbed two credit union branches while unarmed has been sentenced to serve four years in federal prison. Jeffrey Rutherford, 35, appeared before Judge Travis McDonough. Authorities said on Aug. 19, 2016, Rutherford entered the Comtrust Federal Credit Union on Gunbarrel Road while dressed all in black and with his face covered. He approached two tellers ... (click for more)

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I have to admit I am still laughing over the fact over 350 newspapers ganged up against President Trump’s stance on Thursday that the media is biased towards his administration. In a concerted effort these newspaper editors proved Trump to be exactly right. How in the name of common sense could any man, event, or natural phenomena cause every newspaper to unite is such a laughable ... (click for more)