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.



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The Boss, Claude Ramsey

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