Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 31-Aug. 4

Thursday, July 27, 2017
8/1 Member Orientation
8 – 9:30 a.m.
Member Orientation: 811 Broad St.
Join us to learn more about your member benefits and what's going on at the Chamber. Light breakfast is served.
Please RSVP to Anne McNutt, AMcNutt@ChattanoogaChamber.com
 
8/1 2017 Chattanooga Business Opportunity Conference
9:30 a.m.  – 3 p.m.
UTC University Center: 742 East 5th St. 
Join the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce for the 5th Annual Business Opportunity Conference for suppliers, contractors, manufacturers and service providers.
Learn why some firms consistently win contracts and how to improve your chances. Hear about upcoming bids and contract opportunities. Meet one-on-one with purchasing officials and construction managers. 
To learn more about this free event, visit chattanoogchamber.com. 
 
8/1 North Chattanooga Council Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
Join the Chamber for the North Chattanooga Council Meeting.
$10.
 
8/2 AM Networking sponsored by Dish T'Pass
8 – 9 a.m.
Dish T’Pass: 300 W 6th St.
Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of
100 business people together for networking and hot coffee. This month, AM Networking is sponsored by Dish T’Pass
To register for this event, click here.
 
8/2 International Business Council Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Elliott Davis Decosimo: 629 Market St. #100
Join the International Business Council for their monthly meeting!
Speaker: Saša Hasanbegovic
Program: Coming to America: The Story of Us
$10. 
 
8/3 Downtown Council Meeting
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Bessie Smith Hall: 200 E. M L King Blvd.
Networking and breakfast will take place from 7:30 – 8 a.m.
Program: School Budget Committee
$15.
 
8/3 East Ridge Council Meeting
11:45 – 1 p.m.
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.
Topic: Business Startups
Speaker: Amanda Jelks 
$10.
 
8/4 Ribbon Cutting for Deja Nu Thrift & Boutique
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Deja Nu Thrift & Boutique: 4784 Highway 58
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Deja Nu Thrift & Boutique.
 
8/4 Ooltewah/Collegedale Council Coffee
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.
Consider attending this monthly networking event in Ooltewah to catch up with the best business connections around.
This event is free.

Dan Howell Awarded Legislator Of The Year Honors By FGA

Oreck Of Chattanooga Has New Location

Check Into Cash Named Best Overall Payday Lender In USA


The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) has named Tennessee Representative Dan Howell as legislator of the year. The award was presented December 6th at the annual FGA policy summit ... (click for more)

Oreck of Chattanooga/Bobby Majors Vacuum & Service has moved to 2515 Lifestyle Way, Suite 109, in the Waterside development between Burlington and REI Co-op. The store was previously at ... (click for more)

Check Into Cash announced Tuesday it has been named “Best Overall Payday Lender” by Top 10 Reviews for 2018, scoring 9.3/10 on the respected consumer site’s rating system. Check Into Cash ... (click for more)


Business

Dan Howell Awarded Legislator Of The Year Honors By FGA

The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) has named Tennessee Representative Dan Howell as legislator of the year. The award was presented December 6th at the annual FGA policy summit in Orlando, Florida. The award is traditionally given to an elected official who is dedicated to promoting work and combating long-term government dependency in their state. “Across the ... (click for more)

Oreck Of Chattanooga Has New Location

Oreck of Chattanooga/Bobby Majors Vacuum & Service has moved to 2515 Lifestyle Way, Suite 109, in the Waterside development between Burlington and REI Co-op. The store was previously at Hamilton Point at 7200 Hamilton Place Blvd. Former UT All-American Bobby Majors owns the store. They sell Oreck and Miele vacuums and accessories and service all brands. They may ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Police Sergeant Facing Criminal Charge After Arrest In Prostitution Sting

The Chattanooga Police Department has opened an internal investigation of a sergeant in CPD's Investigations Bureau on Thursday after he was taken into custody for solicitation of prostitution. The arrest came during a joint enforcement operation between the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Chattanooga Police Department's Vice Unit. Sgt. Peter Turk was off duty and ... (click for more)

Local Boy Scout Council Says It Is Financially Sound Despite Woes At National Level

The Cherokee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, which serves 11 counties in Tennessee and northwest Georgia, has informed its executive board, donors, supporters, and volunteers that the local organization remains financially strong in light of recent national news stories concerning consideration of bankruptcy at the national level of the organization. Officials said, ... (click for more)

Opinion

Tom Caldwell Was Always A Champion For Orange Grove

Tom Caldwell was a devoted husband, father of four children and 13 grandchildren, veteran of World War II, Harvard University law school graduate, church member and outstanding corporate, tax and estate planning attorney at three of Chattanooga's leading law firms. His family, personal, legal, military, religious and civic duties are too many to list. As a member of the Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: So Long, 'Mr. Chaudion'

It’s been a couple of years ago, almost three, when I walked into a well-respected horse barn at the foot of Lookout Mountain, not far into Georgia, and caught sight of four black men, silently watching me come. When I got to their midst, I nodded my respect to each of the four, as I was taught from the very start in my life, before I said, “I’d like a word with Mr. Chaudion Womble.” ... (click for more)