Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 19-23

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 19, Ribbon Cutting for Chattanooga Sports Chiropractic Institute, PLLC

11:30 a.m. to Noon

Chattanooga Sports Chiropractic Institute, PLLC: 1200 Mountain Creek Rd., Ste. 430

 

March 20, Reality Check at Red Bank High School

7:30 to 11 a.m.

Red Bank High School: 640 Morrison Springs Rd.

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

 

March 20, Red Bank Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.

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

Speaker: Marcel Schwantes, Leadership from the Core

$10

 

March 21, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

Speaker: Traci Hobek, City of Collegedale Park and Recreation

Free

 

March 21, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

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

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Vincent Phipps, Communication VIP

$10

 

March 22, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

2001 North Chamberlain Ave.

Speaker: Franklin McCallie, Frankly Speaking
$10

 

March 22, Small Business Orientation, Complimentary Morning Seminar

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. 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.

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

 

March 22, Solutions to the Top 5 Marketing Mistakes

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

Entrepreneur and Digital Media Strategist Sarah Stahl breaks down five of the biggest marketing mistakes you can make. She then explains how you can correct them and move forward to connect and convert more of your audience while measuring efforts that lead to sales. $12. Register at thechattery.org.

 

March 22, SouthSide Chamber Council Community Panel

5 to 7 p.m.

South Chattanooga Recreation Center: 1151 W 40th St.

Join our SouthSide Council for a community panel focused on South Broad and Alton Park areas. Panelists include: Tiffanie Robinson, School Board Representative; Sarah Mattson, Small Business Specialist with SBDC; Karen Hundt, Chattanooga/Hamilton County RPA; Don Oakes, Academy Mortgage; Taylor Belcher, Chattanooga Chamber; and, Maria Noel, Chattanooga Chamber.

 

March 22, Small Business Orientation, Complimentary Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. 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.

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

 

March 23, Reality Check at Sequoyah High School

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sequoyah High School: 9517 Ridge Trail Rd.

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

 

March 23, Young Professionals Chattanooga (YPC) March Luncheon

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

The Edney Innovation Center:  1100 Market St.

Building Blocks for Professional Development with Chris Weller, co-founder of Branch Technology.  He’ll discuss how to infuse creativity and serendipity into the field of work.

$5 for YPC members; $15 for non-members.

Register at ypcchattanooga.org/events.  

 

March 23, Ribbon Cutting for Advance Financial

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Advance Financial: 5975 Elementary Way, Ste. 123

 


Rep. Graves Co-Sponsors Bill To Fully Fund President Trump’s Border Wall

Rep. Tom Graves issued the following statement after co-sponsoring the Build the Wall, Enforce the Law Act (H.R. 7059), which provides $23.4 billion to fully fund President Trump’s border wall.   He said, “The wall is a key part of President Trump’s plan to secure the border. After making a $1.6 billion down payment in last year’s government funding bill, this legislation ... (click for more)

ALDI Opens First Signal Mountain Store

ALDI will open its first grocery store in Signal Mountain as part of a $3.4 billion investment to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022. To celebrate the store opening, ALDI will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Golden Ticket giveaway offering gift cards to the first 100 customers. Shoppers can also sample ALDI-exclusive brand ... (click for more)

Federal Judge In Nashville Tells State To Halt Suspension Of Drivers Licenses Of Those Who Cannot Pay

 A Nashville federal judge has directed that the state halt suspension of the drivers licenses of people who cannot afford to pay fines and court costs. The ruling was from District Judge Aleta Trauger. Officials of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security said, "The department has received the order.  It will stop suspensions of licenses, as the Court requires, ... (click for more)

Police Arrest Man On Multiple Car Break-Ins At Signal View Apartments

Police said they arrested a man on multiple car break-ins at the Signal View Apartments on Mountain Creek Road. Maurice Flanigan is charged with three counts of burglary and three counts of theft of property. Police said he was caught by the apartment complex's courtesy office who also works for the Red Bank Police Department. He was also taken into custody on several warrants ... (click for more)

Drink Up, Chattanooga

I attended the meeting to discuss the placement of the sewage treatment plant at the Cambridge Center in Ooltewah today. My problem with the meeting (aka) dog and pony show, is that the meeting started out with the agenda of the Ooltewah Community Council.  After living in this area for 45+ years I have never heard of this group.  I would like for someone to answer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vols: ‘Don’t Let Up’

The idea was hatched a couple of years ago. Some Tennessee football fanatic had gotten wind that an Oklahoma player had documented his baptism to havoc inside Neyland Stadium. Offensive lineman Ty Darlington was part of that 2015 double-overtime slugfest against the Vols and, afterwards, remembered OU’s 34-27 win – after being down by 17 points earlier – was an absolute “dissertation” ... (click for more)