Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Dec. 3-7

Friday, November 30, 2018

Dec. 3, NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping? 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Noon to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

Learn 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Bring your questions.

Speakers: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Dec. 4, Member Orientation

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St.

Join us to learn more about your member benefits and what's going on at the Chamber.

Email ariley@chattanoogachamber.com to register.

No cost. Light breakfast is served.

 

Dec. 4, Ribbon Cutting for Dunkin' Donuts

9 to 9:30 a.m.

Dunkin' Donuts: 5024 Hunter Rd.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Dunkin’ Donuts.

 

Dec. 4, North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speed Networking Event

$10

 

Dec. 5, AM Networking | Sponsored by Lee-Smith & Lync

8 to 9 a.m.

Lee-Smith & Lync: 2407 8th Ave.

Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and hot coffee. This month's AM Networking will be sponsored by Lee-Smith & Lync.

No cost.

 

Dec. 5, Instagram Marketing Strategies (Intermediate)

3:30 to 5 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

Over 80 million photos are uploaded to Instagram every day. Discover how to find your customers and grow your followers on Instagram utilizing hashtags and locations, engaging with influencers, content strategy tips, pre-scheduling posts and advertising.

Speaker: Lisa Brown, owner of 3E Social

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

$25

 

Dec. 5, 2018 IBC International Holiday Celebration

6 to 8 p.m.

Camp House: 149 E ML King Blvd.

Join the International Business Council for their 2018 IBC International Holiday Celebration. Speakers from different parts of the world will share how they celebrate the holidays through culture, food and music. 

$15

 

Dec. 6, Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith: 200 E ML King Blvd.

Speaker: Lesley Scearce, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Chattanooga

$15

 

Dec. 6, Pick the Brain of the CPA

11 a.m. to noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

Business owners, let the CPA know your area of interest and become informed through this Q&A opportunity. Accounting topics to be covered: financial literacy, record-keeping basics and business planning basics.

Speaker: Adam Osborne, CPA, Henderson Hutcherson & McCullough

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Dec. 6, East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Mimi Lowrey, East Ridge Needy Child Fund

As part of the Council meeting, feel free to bring a new, unopened toy for donation to the Needy Child Fund.

$12

 

Dec. 6, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Scottie's Diner: 8855 Dayton Pike, 37379

Join the North Hamilton County Council for a mixer at Scottie’s Diner. This event raises donations for Northside Neighborhood House to help those affected by recent flooding. There will be food, networking and drink specials. 

No cost.

 

Dec. 6, Ribbon Cutting for BancorpSouth Bank

5:30 to 6 p.m.

BancorpSouth Bank: 631 Broad St., Ste. 150

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for BancorpSouth Bank.

 

Dec. 7, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 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.

No cost.

 

Dec. 7, Ribbon Cutting for Abe Davis - State Farm Insurance Agency

3:30 to 4 p.m.

Abe Davis - State Farm Insurance Agency: 5720 Uptain Rd., Ste. 4700

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Abe Davis – State Farm Insurance Agency.


New Hamilton County Business Licenses

3 Area Cities Accepted Into Thrive Regional Partnership’s 2019 Thriving Communities Program

Tennessee January Revenues Exceed Budget Estimates


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Business

New Hamilton County Business Licenses

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: A PLUS COMMERCIAL TIRE SERVICE TN LLC ALFREIDA POWELL 3 ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE, TIRE REPLACMENT, REPAIRS 1523 KEEBLE ST UNIT 199 CHATTANOOGA TN 37412 A SAVAGE HUSTLE JACQUELINE JONES 3 FUNDRAISING FOR COMMUNITY GIVE AWAY 7604 STANDIFER GAP RD APT 1111 CHATTANOOGA TN 37421 A1 AUTO DETAILING DESMOND HUDSON ... (click for more)

3 Area Cities Accepted Into Thrive Regional Partnership’s 2019 Thriving Communities Program

Thrive Regional Partnership has accepted Bridgeport, Al., Dayton, Tn., and LaFayette, Ga., into the third round of the Thriving Communities creative placemaking program. Thriving Communities program is a community accelerator program designed to enhance leadership and community development throughout the region through creative placemaking. Participating teams learn strategic ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Waggoner Pleads Guilty To 2nd-Degree Murder In 2016 Death Of Bradley Aaron Powell, Whose Body Was Found On Lookout

The trial of the Chattanooga man accused of killing Bradley Aaron Powell in 2016 was supposed to begin Tuesday. Instead, 24-year-old Cody Waggoner entered the Marion County Courthouse in Jasper and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Mr. Powell’s death. He was sentenced to 38 years in prison, and taken immediately to the county jail to begin that incarceration. ... (click for more)

Man In His 20s In Critical Condition After Shooting At Hixson Apartment

A man in his 20s was in critical condition after a shooting at a Hixson apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at River City North Apartments in the 3800 block of Hixson Pike. The victim was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)