Chattanooga Chamber Business Calendar For April 20-27

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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
$12 

April 24, Business in a Box: Is Franchising for You?
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. - Park across the street in the republic parking lot parallel to Renaissance Park.
Are you considering business ownership, yet would like to eliminate typical startup concerns? Consider franchise opportunities. In this seminar, gather direction, resources and support to find a business model that meets your needs.
Speaker: Jerry Bird, FranNet of Alabama, East Tennessee & Mississippi
Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/

April 24, Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer
5-7 p.m.
Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.
Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer at Puleo's Grille, held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Enjoy complimentary light appetizers and drink specials. 

April 25, Ribbon Cutting for HomeServe USA
1:30-2 p.m.
HomeServe USA: 7134 Lee Hwy
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for HomeServe USA. 

April 26, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting
8:15-9:30 a.m.
Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.
$10 

April 26, Southside Chamber Council Community Panel
5-7 p.m.
Green Spaces: 63 E. Main St.
This community panel focuses on Main St. Panelists include: Kathy Lennon, School Board Representative | District 2; Sarah Mattson, Small Business Specialist | Small Business Development Centers; Karen Hundt, Director of Community Design | Regional Planning Agency; Erskine Oglesby, City Councilman | District 7; Maria Noel, Director of Diversity & Inclusion | Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

April 27, YPC Luncheon
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St.
Are you an overthinker? Improve your mindset with Life Health & Happiness coach Kelly Summersett at YPC’s April program.
$5 for members, $15 for non-members

 



New Partners Named At J.D. Frost & Company, PLLC

J.D. Frost & Company, PLLC, a full-service certified public accounting firm, announce the recent promotions of Alan King, Brittany Carman and Ryan Hood, as partners in the firm. After thriving in senior leadership roles, the team brings a new depth of experience and knowledge to the rapidly growing firm. Mr. King, CPA, has over 15 years of experience in both public ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Businesses

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NAACP Wants Answers On Snafu That Caused 43 Ballots Not To Be Counted In Recent Hamilton County Election

Officials of the NAACP said they have "grave concerns" about an election snafu in Hamilton County that left the ballots of 43 voters uncounted in the Aug. 2 election. The group said there has been little information given on the complex problem involving an earlier shift in voter lines. They have written a letter to Mark Goins, state election coordinator, and Kerry Steelman, ... (click for more)

Hearing Delay On Suit Brought By State Democrats To Keep Robin Smith Off Ballot

A hearing has been delayed on a lawsuit brought by the Tennessee Democratic Party seeking to keep Republican Robin Smith off the ballot in House District 26. Ms. Smith was the only candidate after longtime Rep. Gerald McCormick abruptly announced he was leaving his post to move to Nashville. Chancellor Jeff Atherton on Monday afternoon said he could not take the case until ... (click for more)

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Roy Exum: No Cell Phones Allowed

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