Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 21-25

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 22, Demystify Business Plan Writing 

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

From the ground up, we’ll facilitate conversations through the fundamentals of writing a business plan and guide participants in an interactive, group setting workshop to get those ideas onto paper.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

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No cost.


May 22, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Mitch Patel, CEO, Vision Hospitality



May 22, 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, held on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Free; complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.


May 23, Pick the Brain of a Commercial Insurance Agent

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

This Q&A group session will cover topics such as: insurance coverage required by law, top three policies every business should have, and how proper risk management can reduce your insurance cost and protect your company.

Speaker: Keith Rocha, The American Insurance Group

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No cost.


May 24, Get Found on Google Search & Maps

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

Join the TSBDC of Chattanooga as we partner with Google to help put every business in Chattanooga on the map. You will learn: how to help local customers find you whether they’re using a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff and Erik McNair of McNair Media

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No cost.


May 24, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council BOOST Event

11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

East Chattanooga Youth & Family Development Center: 2409 Dodson Ave.

BOOST Luncheon & Program

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

Panelists include: Steve Hiatt, Nicole Lewis, Demetrus Coonrod and Cora Lanier


East Chattanooga Summer Kick-Off

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Scholarships presented at 4 p.m.

Food, games, prizes for kids and families

BOOST Job Fair

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.


May 25, Ribbon Cutting for Southeastern Consolidated Services, LLC

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Southeastern Consolidated Services, LLC: 832 Georgia Ave., Ste. 240

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Southeastern Consolidated Services, LLC.


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Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Oct. 22-26

Oct. 23, Creating a Business Plan: Your Map to Success 9 to 11 a.m. INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot) Whether you just tried applying the Pitch Page worksheets after attending Small Business Orientation, or you're a mature business looking for a refocus or in growth mode, this course is for you! From the ground up, we'll facilitate ... (click for more)

Tennessee Supreme Court Approves Tennessee Law Course For New Lawyers

The Tennessee Supreme Court has revised one of its rules to require new lawyers to successfully complete a course focused specifically on the law in Tennessee before they begin practicing law. This requirement comes in the wake of the Court’s adoption in April 2018 of the Uniform Bar Examination (“UBE”) and ensures that new lawyers are knowledgeable about both general law and Tennessee ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Red Wolves SC To Build Soccer-Specific Stadium For 2020 Season

Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club is building a state-of-the-art, soccer-specific facility, where the team will host home games beginning in 2020. For its inaugural season, the club will play at Chattanooga Christian School’s David Stanton Field in 2019.   David Stanton Field seats 3,500, and the club plans to install additional temporary seating allowing up to approximately ... (click for more)

Case Against Soddy Daisy High ROTC Instructor Dismissed After Judge Sends Case To Grand Jury

The road rage case against a Soddy Daisy ROTC instructor was dismissed on Wednesday after a judge on Monday had sent the case to the Grand Jury. An order was issued on Wednesday signed by District Attorney Neal Pinkston and attorney Lee Davis that "no billed" the aggravated assault charge against 47-year-old Timothy Lee Hodges. Attorney Davis said, " Following a hearing in ... (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: Dear Faux Pelini

It has been my experience that of all the tribes and herds of different people on earth, sports writers are among the funniest people of all. Oh, there isn’t anything real sexy about Villanova beating Georgetown or a baseball player hitting for the cycle. Now, if a player hits a single, double, triple and homer in that order, that’s “a natural cycle,” and that is kind of fun to ... (click for more)