Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 26-March 2

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb. 26 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

 

Feb. 27 LCAA AM Re-gathering

7:30 to 9 a.m.

The Camp House: 149 E. ML King Blvd.

Graduates of Leadership Chattanooga are invited for coffee and networking for the first AM Re-gathering event of 2018.   

 

Feb. 27 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

Feb. 27 Reality Check at Tyner Academy
9 to 11 a.m.

Tyner Academy: 6836 Tyner Rd.

Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads of household. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.


Feb. 27 East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court

Speaker: Julie Baumgardner, First Things First

$12

 

Feb. 27 Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.

Enjoy complimentary light appetizers and drink specials at this monthly networking event.

 

Feb. 28. Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.


March 1 Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 E. M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber

$15

 

March 1 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Family Justice Center: 5705 Uptain Rd.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

March 1 East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.    
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Dr. Donna Van Natten, Body Language Dr.

$10

 

March 1 PROPEL CONTRACTORS BOOT CAMP Day 1

Noon to 7 p.m.

INCubator at Hamiton County Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization? Join us at the Propel Contractors Boot Camp for two days of intense training and business counseling from a 30-year veteran of the construction industry.

Topics include: Business Evaluation Basics, Sales & Marketing, Estimating, Project Planning & Management, Accounting and more. To be eligible for this free seminar, your business or primary residence must be located in the City of Chattanooga. Space is limited; register today by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338. At least one meal included.

March 2 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.


March 2 PROPEL CONTRACTORS BOOT CAMP Day 2

Noon to 4 p.m.

INCubator at Hamiton County Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization? Join us at the Propel Contractors Boot Camp for two days of intense training and business counseling from a 30-year veteran of the construction industry.

Topics include: Business Evaluation Basics, Sales & Marketing, Estimating, Project Planning & Management, Accounting and more. To be eligible for this free seminar, your business or primary residence must be located in the City of Chattanooga. Space is limited; register today by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338. At least one meal included.



Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Sept. 24-28

Sept. 24, Excel at Excel: Beginner Excel Training 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St., Floor Five Attend this session to learn about setting print parameters, formatting spreadsheets, sorting information, filtering information, splitting cells, simple formulas, PivotTables (they’re easier than you think!) and other features ... (click for more)

Georgia Labor Market Sets Records In August

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said  Thursday  that Georgia’s unemployment rate for August dipped below the national number for the first time  in 11 years . The rate, at 3.8 percent, is approaching the state’s record low of 3.4 percent, set in 2000. At 3.8 percent, it is down .1 percent from July. By comparison, the national rate is 3.9 percent. ... (click for more)

Karen Saxton, 64, Killed In Crash On Highway 58 Saturday Afternoon

One person was killed in a crash on Highway 58 on Saturday afternoon. The victim was identified as Karen Saxton, 64. Chattanooga Police responded at 5:15 p.m. to the wreck in the 5900 block of Highway 58.  Upon arrival officers located a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Allen Dickerson in the northbound lane and the Saxton vehicle in the southbound lane. Police said ... (click for more)

Juvenile Shot On East 14th Street On Friday

A juvenile was shot Friday evening on East 14th Street. The Chattanooga Police Department responded at 6:45 p.m. to a person shot in the 2000 block of East 14th Street. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. Members of the Violent ... (click for more)

Arming Teachers With Guns Will Be Too Dangerous - And Response (4)

Arming teachers with guns in the classroom, as Bill Lee proposes, would be the single most dangerous thing to happen to students in Tennessee history. Students and teachers in close proximity to loaded firearms daily? Across this state, in middle schools alone, there are probably hundreds of student/teacher conflicts a day. What if a student got hold of gun in a struggle with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: On Saving A Soul

Not so long ago a top writer for the Washington Post was going through some of President Ronald Reagan’s papers and, among those his wife Nancy cherished, the Post’s Karen Tumulty happened to come across a deeply-moving letter. Four pages and written by his hand, it was a heartfelt message written by the president to his wife Nancy’s father in August of 1982. President Reagan ... (click for more)