Chattanooga Chamber Business Calendar Jan. 29-Feb. 2

Friday, January 26, 2018

Here is the Chattanooga Chamber Business Calendar for Jan. 29-Feb. 2:

Jan. 29 Reality Check at Sale Creek High School
8:15 to 10:15 a.m.
Sale Creek High School : 211 Patterson Road
Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to roleplay as heads of household. If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to 9th graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 763-4321. 

Jan. 29 Reality Check at Center for Creative Arts
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Center for Creative Arts: 1301 Dallas Road
If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to 9th graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 763-4321. 

Jan. 30 Chamber Ambassador Orientation
8:30-10 a.m.
Chamber Board Room: 811 Broad St.
This volunteer orientation includes an overview of Chamber Ambassador duties, as well as  training that equips participants with strategies for leveraging Chamber connections. 

Feb. 1 Downtown Chamber Council Meeting
7:30-9 a.m.
Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 E M L King Blvd.
Speaker: Mark Wharton, UTC Athletic Director
$15 

Feb. 1 East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.
$10

Feb. 2 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St. 

Feb. 2 Reality Check at Ivy Academy
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Gymnasium at Mile Straight Baptist Church: 8448 Springfield Rd.
If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to 9th graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 423-763-4321. 

Feb. 2 Ribbon Cutting for Antibes Boutique
3-3:30 p.m.
Antibes Boutique: 813 Chestnut St. 

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

Chamber Community Partner Events: 

Jan. 30 Business in a Box: Is Franchising for You?
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
Are you considering business ownership, yet would like to eliminate typical startup concerns? There are over 3,200 franchises out there in over 80 different industries. In this seminar, gather direction, resources and support to find a business model that meets your needs. 
Speaker: Jerry Bird, FranNet of Alabama, East Tennessee & Mississippi
Free. Pre-registration required at clients.tsbdc.org/



Martin Pierce Selected 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyer

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 19-30

Unemployment In Tennessee Continues Near All-Time Historic Low


Attorney Martin L. Pierce, a Certified Estate Planning Specialist with Pierce & Huisman, PLLC in Chattanooga, has again been selected in 2018 for inclusion as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in ... (click for more)

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)


Business

Martin Pierce Selected 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyer

Attorney Martin L. Pierce, a Certified Estate Planning Specialist with Pierce & Huisman, PLLC in Chattanooga, has again been selected in 2018 for inclusion as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the mid-south states are selected to receive the honor of a Super Lawyer. To qualify, the ... (click for more)

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)

Breaking News

Riverbend Festival Is Expected To Be Trimmed To 4-5 Days In 2019

The Riverbend Festival is expected to be trimmed to four or five days in 2019, according to several sources. The popular festival in early June centered at Ross's Landing Park on the riverfront has long started on a Friday and continued the next week until the grand finale on Saturday night. Chip Baker, executive director of Friends of the Festival that operates the event, ... (click for more)

Tennessee Supreme Court Sets 6 Execution Dates Including Lee Hall, Convicted Of 1991 Hamilton County Murder

The Tennessee Supreme Court issued six execution dates for 2019 and 2020 on Friday. One was for Lee Hall, convicted of the 1991 murder of Traci Crozier in Hamilton County. All of the defendants had previous execution dates set, which were stayed for pending litigation. The Court set an execution date of May 16, 2019, for Donnie Edward Johnson. Johnson was convicted in 1985 of ... (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: When Coach Mike Gundy Went Off

Back in late September of 2007, a gutsy Oklahoma State football team had just won a wild 49-46 slugfest against previously unbeaten Texas Tech in Stillwater. In the loser’s locker room, this after OSU’s Zac Peterson drilled a 54-yard TD pass in the waning minute to come from behind, the soon-to-be legend Mike Leach tore his Red Raiders apart. I mean, the man with the lifelong obsession ... (click for more)