Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Dec. 4-8

Thursday, November 30, 2017

TUES/5 Member Orientation

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Member Orientation: 811 Broad St.

Light breakfast is served.

RSVP to ARiley@ChattanoogaChamber.com.

 

TUES/5 North Chattanooga Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Cost: $10

 

WED/6 AM Networking sponsored by Wholesale Supply Group

8 - 9 a.m.

Wholesale Supply Group: 2411 East 23rd St.

RSVP HERE.

 

WED/6 International Business Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Elliott Davis: 629 Market St. #100

Speaker: Mayor Andy Berke

Topic: International Business in Chattanooga

Cost: $10

 

THUR/7 Downtown Council Meeting

7:30 - 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith: 200 E M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Jill Levine

Program: Creating Opportunity in Twelve Hamilton County Schools

Cost: $15

Networking and breakfast will take place from 7:30 – 8 a.m.

 

THUR/7 East Ridge Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Brent Lambert, East Ridge Mayor

Cost: $10

 

THUR/7 Ribbon Cutting for Queen Financial Services Corporation

4 - 4:30 p.m.

Queen Financial Services Corporation: 2120 Northgate Park Ln, Ste.

 

FRI/8 East Brainerd Council Coffee

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

 

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


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Business

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In a case closely watched by Tennessee’s business community, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that trial courts cannot use evidence outside of the written agreement—called “extrinsic” evidence—to interpret a contract if that evidence is used to contradict the contract’s written terms. Beginning in 1999, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc., signed agency agreements with ... (click for more)

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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