Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Sept. 24-28

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sept. 24, Excel at Excel: Beginner Excel Training

10 to 11:30 a.m.

The Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St., Floor Five

Attend this session to learn about setting print parameters, formatting spreadsheets, sorting information, filtering information, splitting cells, simple formulas, PivotTables (they’re easier than you think!) and other features of Microsoft Excel. 

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Sept. 25, LCAA AM Regathering

7:30 to 9 a.m.

The Camp House: 149 E. M.L. King Blvd.

Leadership Chattanooga graduates are encouraged to attend this morning networking event at The Camp House.


Sept. 25, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Jennifer Parris, Parent Volunteer Coordinator/Admissions Coordinator at Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA)



Sept. 25, Ribbon Cutting for Physicians Care - Northshore

2 to 2:30 p.m.

Physicians Care – Northshore: 419 N. Market St., Ste. 100

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Physicians Care – Northshore.


Sept. 25, 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. Complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.


Sept. 27, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, President & CEO, Chattanooga Chamber



Sept. 27, Brand and Beyond Series: Creating Consistent Communication 

12 to 1 p.m.

The Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St., Floor Five

In this class we will learn how to establish a consistent content creation process that keeps your brand top of mind of your ideal market.

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Sept. 28, Reality Check at Central High School

7:30 to 11 a.m.

Central High School: 5728 Hwy. 58

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 budget. Community volunteers are needed to assist with this event. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or


Sept. 28, YPC Lunch

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

The Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market Street, Floor Five

Join YPC for their monthly lunch at The Edney Innovation Center, Floor Five Community Space.

Speaker: Kyle Miller, Head of Brand and Communications at Bellhops

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Members: $5

Non-Members: $15


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ALDI Opens First Signal Mountain Store

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Federal Judge In Nashville Tells State To Halt Suspension Of Drivers Licenses Of Those Who Cannot Pay

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Drink Up, Chattanooga

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Roy Exum: Dear Faux Pelini

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