Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Here are the Chattanooga Chamber events for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 3: 

Monday, Oct. 30 - Ribbon Cutting for Hana Japanese Steak & Sushi
10:45 a.m.
Hana Japanese Steak & Sushi: 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd. 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 - Networking sponsored by EPB
8-9 a.m.
EPB: 10 W Martin Luther King Blvd. 
Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and hot coffee. November's AM Networking will be sponsored by EPB. Click here to register. 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 Free Small Business Certification Workshop
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
INCubator – Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
Learn the benefits and receive step-by-step instructions from the: U.S. Small Business Administration, TN Dept. of Transportation, Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise, Women’s Business Enterprise Council South and City of Chattanooga. Bring an I-Pad or laptop to start your application. Register at­ http://bit.ly/CertificationWorkshop. 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 - LCAA Regathering and Fundraiser
5 p.m.
The Flying Squirrel, 55 Johnson St.
Join us on Nov. 1 for the Flying Squirrels’ non-profit night for LCAA.  A percentage of the night’s profits will be donated to LCAA to provide scholarships for the next Leadership Chattanooga class.  

Thursday, Nov. 2 - Downtown Council Meeting
7:30-9 a.m.
Bessie Smith Hall: 200 E M L King Blvd.
Speaker: Dan Bowers, ArtsBuild
Topic: Economic Impact of the Arts
$15 

Thursday, Nov. 2 - Reality Check - STEM School
9:45-11:30 a.m.
STEM School: 4701 Amnicola Highway
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. 

Thursday, Nov. 2 - Ribbon Cutting for The Friesen Center
10 a.m.
The Friesen Center: 7030 Lee Highway, Ste 201, 37421 

Thursday, Nov. 2 - East Ridge Council Meeting
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.
Speaker: Vincent Phipps
$10 

Thursday, Nov. 2 - Ribbon Cutting for Dillard Construction, Inc.
4:45-5:15 p.m.
Dillard Construction, Inc.: 1101 Broad St. 

Thursday, Nov. 2 -Ooltewah Collegedale Council After Hours
5-7 p.m.
Habitat Restore: 9408 Apison Pike 

Friday, Nov. 3 - Ribbon Cutting for Green’s Supply & Design
4:30 p.m.
Green’s Supply & Design: 436 Frazier Ave, 37421  

For the most up-to-date event information, visit chattanoogachamber.com 
 


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)