Chattanooga Chamber Business Calendar Jan. 1-5

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Here is the Chattanooga Chamber calendar of events for Jan. 1-5

Wednesday, Jan. 3, Networking sponsored by REV Optimal Living
8-9 a.m.
REV Optimal Living: 417 Frazier Ave. 

Thursday, Jan. 4, Downtown Chamber Council Meeting
7:30-9 a.m.
Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 E M L King Blvd.    
Cost: $15 

Thursday, Jan. 4, East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.
Cost: $10 

Friday, Jan. 5, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St. 

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

 


Chamber Calls For Headrick, Varnell Award Nominations

Kimberly Spence Receives 2018 Risk Manager Of The Year Award

Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. Attorneys Selected To 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers List


Nominations are being take by the Chamber of Commerce for the M.C Headrick Free Enterprise Award and the Varnell Leadership Award. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows ... (click for more)

Kimberly Spence, interim human resources director, was named Risk Manager of the Year by the Tennessee Public Risk Management Association. This award recognizes an individual who "exemplifies ... (click for more)

Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. announced that Gary R. Patrick, Richard A. Schulman, Michael A. Anderson, John H. Templeton, and Jeremy M. Cothern have been selected by their peers ... (click for more)


Business

Chamber Calls For Headrick, Varnell Award Nominations

Nominations are being take by the Chamber of Commerce for the M.C Headrick Free Enterprise Award and the Varnell Leadership Award. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way, as attributed to John C. Maxwell, leadership expert, speaker, and author. Cleveland/Bradley County abounds with leaders who have a vision for this community, who are certain about ... (click for more)

Kimberly Spence Receives 2018 Risk Manager Of The Year Award

Kimberly Spence, interim human resources director, was named Risk Manager of the Year by the Tennessee Public Risk Management Association. This award recognizes an individual who "exemplifies excellence, innovation and commitment to the risk management profession." A panel of risk management professionals evaluated each candidate nominated for this award based on certain criterion ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Injured Early Thursday Morning When Tree Falls On House

A man was injured early Thursday morning when a tree fell on his house. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around 3:30 a.m. and responded to 7317 Elaine Circle with several fire companies. Battalion Chief David Thompson Jr. said the department's Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR) was requested in case a rescue was needed, but the entire family, including two ... (click for more)

Grundy County Deputy Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter In Chase Shooting Death

An officer-involved shooting investigation in Grundy County by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a deputy, charged with voluntary manslaughter. At the request of 12 th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, on Dec. 24, 2017, TBI special agents responded to an officer-involved shooting that occurred around 10:30 p.m. ... (click for more)

Opinion

County Commissioners, Stop Pandering And Lead

There is no shortage of public need in Hamilton County, and only a limited amount of revenue and capital bond issues. I cannot admire or appreciate an elected Hamilton County Commission that leads by warm and fuzzy kitty emotions over real and tangible needs. As Commissioner Tim Boyd correctly stated, there is immediate and emergent need for police and fire training facilities. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lamar Rants

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)