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

 



Chattanooga Chamber Business Calendar For April 20-27

April 24, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association (LCAA) AM Regathering 7:30-9 a.m. The Camp House: 149 East M.L. King Blvd. Join Leadership Chattanooga graduates at the monthly “regathering” for coffee and conversation.   April 24, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct. Speaker: Alexa LeBoeuf of UnifiEd ... (click for more)

Tennessee Society Of CPAs Hosts Client Financial Advisors Panel Thursday

The Tennessee Society of CPAs is meeting Thursday with a guest panel to talk about the growing trend of CPAs working directly with their client’s financial advisors to help families save as much as possible. The meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. (click for more)

Federal Jury Finds Gillispie Guilty Of 6 Counts In Sex Trafficking Case

A federal jury on Wednesday morning found Corrie Gillispie guilty of six counts in his sex trafficking trial. Gillispie was ruled guilty of two counts of sex trafficking, two counts of kidnapping, one count of transporting a person across state lines for prostitution, and one count of money laundering.  The panel found him not guilty of another charge of transporting ... (click for more)

Attorney Says There Was No Valid Reason To Euthanize Monteagle Family's Pet Raccoon Boomer

A Chattanooga attorney who specializes in wildlife cases says there was no valid reason for health officials to have euthanized a pet raccoon belonging to a family in Monteagle. Candace Bone said the family had owned "Boomer" for three years after getting her from an approved raccoon farm. She said, "We are all devastated. He was just like a baby to us. Boomer slept between ... (click for more)

A Tribute For My Brother – Sgt. Jonathan Gardner, U.S. Army

Seven years ago today, my family and I found out that my brother, Sgt. Jonathan D. Gardner, was seriously injured by a roadside bomb, (explosively formed penetrator - EFP), while on a mission in Kuwait. The EFP went through the bottom of his seat and put a softball size hole in his upper thigh. The doctors said that if the bomb had entered the Humvee an inch to the right, he ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Teacher's Pay Cut

The Hamilton County School Board will hold a “working session” Thursday afternoon as steps continue to formulate the FY2019 budget and it is a frightening process in a badly-broken system. Everybody knows it is equally embarrassing and after watching teachers who “have had enough” go on strikes in Oklahoma, West Virginia and Kentucky this spring, I guarantee you that Tennessee is ... (click for more)