Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For Oct. 23-27

Friday, October 20, 2017

TUES/24 East Brainerd Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court

Speaker: Steven Wagner, Erlanger Children's Hospital

$12.

 

TUES/24 Grand Re-Opening of Food City

5 - 5:30 p.m.

Food City: 7804 E.

Brainerd Rd.

 

THUR/26 Reality Check - East Ridge High School (contact me to assigned time

7:15 - 11 a.m.

East Ridge High School: 4320 Bennett Rd.

Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection

between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads

of household while trying to provide for their families on a set budget.

To volunteer please contact chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

 

THUR/26 Enterprise Gateway Council Meeting

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

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10.

 

THUR/26 Ribbon Cutting for Inspire Chiropractic

4:30 - 5 p.m.

Inspire Chiropractic: 5906 Main St., Ste 112

 

THUR/26 Business After Hours Sponsored by The Red Bank Council

5 - 7 p.m.

The Red Bank Community Center: 3620 Tom Weathers Dr.

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for

networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in October is

Sponsored by The Red Bank Council. There will be a Silent Auction to

benefit the Family Justice Center, which provides assistance to victims

of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

 

FRI/27 Ribbon Cutting for CHANEYspeaks.com

12 - 2:30 p.m.

CHANEYspeaks.com: 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.

 

 


Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 19-30

Unemployment In Tennessee Continues Near All-Time Historic Low

CARTA Transit Ridership Remains Down, But Shuttle, Incline, Care-A-Van Up For The Month; Executive Direct, CFO Take Lump Sum Raises


Nov. 20, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger Speaker: Juan Alicea, Credit Card Skimming ... (click for more)

Tennessee's jobless rate in October was still near historic lows, despite a slight uptick. October’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 3.7 percent, 0.1 of a percentage ... (click for more)

CARTA's transit ridership remains down, but for the past month ridership was up on the shuttle, the Incline and Care-A-Van. Overall for October, ridership was 248,226, compared to 258,995 ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 19-30

Nov. 20, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger Speaker: Juan Alicea, Credit Card Skimming at Gas Stations & Crypto Currency $12 Nov . 27, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct. Speaker: Dionne Jennings, ... (click for more)

Unemployment In Tennessee Continues Near All-Time Historic Low

Tennessee's jobless rate in October was still near historic lows, despite a slight uptick. October’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 3.7 percent, 0.1 of a percentage point higher than the previous month. Tennessee’s all-time low unemployment rate was 3.3 percent which the state recorded for five consecutive months between September 2017 and January 2018. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Attorneys Ask Lifting Of Home Confinement For Hazelwood After Higher Court Allows Him To Stay Out During Appeal; Government Is Opposed

Attorneys for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood are asking Judge Curtis Collier for the lifting of his home confinement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said he could remain out during his appeal. In the alternative, the attorneys ask that he be able to leave his Knoxville home between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The motion also requests that Hazelwood be ... (click for more)

Tyner Man Arrested When Woman Finds Him With Items From Home Of Her Deceased Parents

A Tyner man has been arrested after police said a woman found him at the home of her deceased parents. J.C. Donaldson, 32, of 7239 Tyner Road, is charged with aggravated burglary. The woman said she found a white Buick in her parents' driveway. She said she called her sister to ask if it was her, but she said it was not. She ran into Donaldson, who told her that someone ... (click for more)

Opinion

Bring Jeff Styles Back Now That His Case Was Dismissed

Now that prosecutors have dropped charges against Jeff Styles — and he's not been found guilty by a jury of his peers — I hope Bill Lockhart and WGOW will return him to the station. I'm believe his listeners will welcome him back with open arms. After one has been through a ringer like this, I'm not sure how you get your life back unless a good guy like Mr. Lockhart steps up ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The 2018 Turkey Edition

We are less than a week away from Thanksgiving so today we are going to take a tiny turn away from regular Saturday Funnies to give way to our 2018 Turkey Edition Special. The idea is for this year’s Turkey edition to help you be the first invited for “seconds” in honor and recognition of your marvelous wit. Actually, this setup is remarkably easy. Early next week you next begin ... (click for more)