Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 26

Thursday, March 22, 2018


TUESDAY, MARCH 27

 

Reality Check at Howard High School

9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Howard High School: 2500 Market St

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.

 

East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

The Car Barn : 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Ron Harris, VP Diversity and Inclusion Blue Cross Blue Shield

$12

 

Government 101: Contract Procurement Workshop from Start to Finish

1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Learn how to do business with the government in this comprehensive three hour course which overviews the entire federal procurement process, from start to finish. The introductory course outlines everything you need to know about government contracting, and how to be successful in today’s procurement marketplace.

Speaker: Paul Middlebrooks, UT Procurement

Free

Register at tsbdc.org.

 

LCAA PM Regathering

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Alchemy Bar, 10th Floor, The Westin: 801 Pine St.

Network with graduates and friends of Leadership Chattanooga at Chattanooga’s newest night spot.

Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir

Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer at Puleo's Grille. There will be complimentary light appetizers and drink specials.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

 

Pick the Brain of a CPA

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Business owners: let the CPA know your area of interest and become informed through this Q & A opportunity. Accounting topics covered: financial literacy: What do the numbers mean?, record keeping basics: How do you keep up with the money?, and business planning basics.

Speaker: Adam Osborne, CPA, Henderson, Hutcherson, & McCullough

Free

Register at tsbdc.org.

 


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)

Chattanooga Man At Scene Of Carjackings Gets 6-Year Federal Prison Sentence

A Chattanooga man who was at the scene of two carjackings has been sentenced to serve six years in federal prison. Nikolas Milton, 25, appeared before Judge Curtis Collier. A probation report recommended a four-level sentence enhancement, but prosecutor Chris Poole acknowledged there was no proof that Milton was the person who carried out the first carjacking. He said two ... (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)