Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events June 4-8

Thursday, May 31, 2018

June 4, NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping - 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Noon to 1 p.


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

Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner or considering starting your own business? Learn 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Bring your questions. This course is a Complimentary Entry Level seminar.

Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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No cost


June 5, Member Orientation

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St.

Join us to learn more about your member benefits and what's going on at the Chamber.

No cost; light breakfast served.


June 5, North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speaker: Kim White, River City Company



June 5, International Business Chamber Council Annual Meeting

5:30 to 8 p.m.

901 Lindsay: 901 Lindsay St.

Join the International Business Council for their Annual Meeting at 901 Lindsay and honor international businesses that have made a positive impact on the Chattanooga area over the last 12 months.

Keynote speaker: Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger



June 6, AM Networking | Sponsored by The Maclellan

8 to 9 a.m.

The Maclellan: 721 Broad St.

Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and hot coffee. AM Networking this month will be sponsored by The Maclellan.



June 6, East Tennessee Purchasing Association Hosts 13th Annual Business Matching and Tradeshow Event

9 a.m. to noon

Stratton Hall: 3146 Broad St.

Small and mid-sized businesses interested in working with local governments can meet with up to 20 municipalities in one stop.

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No cost


June 6, Ribbon Cutting for The Maclellan

9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

The Maclellan: 721 Broad St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for The Maclellan.


June 6, Pick the Brain of an Attorney

11 a.m. to noon

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

Business owners, let the attorney know your area of interest and become informed through this Q & A opportunity. Legal topics to be covered: leases, contracts, powers of attorney, corporate meetings and other business related legal topics.

Speaker: Charles G. Fisher, Attorney at Law, Grant Konvalinka and Harrison, P.C.

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No cost


June 6, Ribbon Cutting for Dekalb MD

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Dekalb MD: 13 W Kent St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Dekalb MD.


June 7, Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith: 200 E M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Elizabeth Tallman, ACEs



June 7, East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

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

East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Amy Donahue, River City Company



June 8, East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

The Spice & Tea Exchange: 2115 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join our East Brainerd Council for their monthly coffee on the second Friday of every month.

No cost


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Chambliss Law Welcomes New Estate And Tax Paralegal Mae Shelley

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. has welcomed Mae Shelley to the firm's estate and tax planning group. Ms. Shelley joins Chambliss as a paralegal with more than 10 years of extensive experience in corporate law, administration and partnerships. Her work focuses primarily on trust administration, and she assists with the planning and navigation of trust requirements. ... (click for more)

Voters May Decide In November On Whether To Eliminate City Court; Paving Fund Also Considered

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Riverton Development Spurs Talk Of Riverwalk Along The Northshore

Development of the former BlueCross property at Lupton City is spurring talk of a Riverwalk on the Northshore. The City Council discussed the topic on Tuesday night in giving final approval for a Planned Unit Development for Riverton on 210 acres. Officials said there are no specific plans for a Northshore Riverwalk, but several groups are actively working to make a connection ... (click for more)

Never Replacing Claude Ramsey But Following His Example

When Claude made his decision not to seek reelection as the 26th District state representative I made my intention known to seek the office following him.  Immediately opponents from both parties began to qualify for that opportunity.  With Bill Bennett as my campaign manager and many of Claude’s supporters going door to door into the community, as Claude had done in his ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Please ‘Connect The Dots’

Get your crayons out and let’s play “connect the dots.” Next Thursday (June 28 th ) the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition, in partnership with Chattanooga’s publicly-flawed non-profit educational foundation, UnifiEd, will hold its regional meeting at Chattanooga’s Bessie Smith Hall. The coalition was formed to advocate for “students of color” in Tennessee, and among those on ... (click for more)