Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events June 25-29

Thursday, June 21, 2018

June 25, Beginner Squarespace

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

This class is for anyone getting started with Squarespace. No previous experience required. Topics will include setting up the site, choosing a template and entering content.

Register at thechattery.org.

$25

 

June 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, Chattanooga Chamber President & CEO

$12 

 

June 26, Ribbon Cutting for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers: 320 E Main St., Ste. 104

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers.

 

June 26, Ribbon Cutting for BNI Southeast Tennessee

3:30 to 4 p.m.

BNI Southeast Tennessee: 1834 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for BNI Southeast Tennessee.

 

June 26, 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 fourth Tuesday of every month. There will be complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

Free

 

June 27, DIVERSIFY 2018 Luncheon

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

Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jason Wingard, Dean and Professor of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies

Support diverse business growth and inclusion, and enjoy as Dr. Wingard speaks on managing talent across generations, fostering global collaboration and developing diverse talent pipelines. His expertise ranges from leadership development and professional learning to human capital management.
Find pricing info and register at chattanoogachamber.com/diversify.

 

June 28, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10

 

June 28, Small Business Orientation: Morning Seminar

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)

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. Participants receive a Startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

June 28, Building an Engaged Social Media Audience

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

In this class we will discuss tools, tactics and best practices that make consistent growth possible while building a highly engaged audience.

Register at thechattery.org.

$15

 

June 28, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association (LCAA) Regathering

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Citron Et Sel: 212 W 8th St.

LCAA graduates and guests are invited to join us at Chattanooga’s newest tequila bar. LCAA will provide light refreshments.

Cash bar.

 

June 28, Small Business Orientation: Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

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. Participants receive a Startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

June 29, DIVERSIFY 2018 Marketplace

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

First Tennessee Pavilion: 1826 Reggie White Blvd. (across from Finley Stadium)

From shopping to business networking to local music and food, DIVERSIFY celebrates what makes our region special. It’s a great venue to shop for unique gifts, discover new businesses, find out about upcoming events and strike up conversations with downtown employees, startups, innovators and entrepreneurs. More information at chattanoogachamber.com/diversify .

Free



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Tennessee’s unemployment rate remained near historic low levels in August, despite a slight increase, according to the latest statistics released on Thursday by Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 3.6 percent, just 0.1 of ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Killed On Lee Highway On Monday Night

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Mountain City Club Considering Sale Of Downtown Club To Developer Defoor

Officials of the Mountain City Club are considering sale of the property at Eighth and Chestnut to a developer. Dan Saieed, club president, said the board was approached by developer Byron Defoor with an offer for the property. He said the club is facing declining membership and extreme  financial issues so is considering the offer. The Defoor group developed the nearby ... (click for more)

Why I'm Voting Republican And So Should You

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Roy Exum: UT’s Genius Stroke

If all goes as (very carefully) planned, the most dynamic president to be hired at the University of Tennessee since the legendary Andy Holt retired in 1970, will be ushered into office today by the university’s board of trustees. The selection of Randy Boyd to take over his ala mater is a genius stroke and certainly seems to solidify two of life’s greatest truths. The first ... (click for more)