Chattanooga Chamber Events For Dec. 10-14

Friday, December 7, 2018

Here is the Chattanooga Business Calendar for Dec. 10-14: 

Dec. 11, Hixson Community Coffee
8-9 a.m.
Life Care Center of Hixson: 5798 Hixson Home Place
Join the Hixson Council for their monthly Council coffee.
No cost. 

Dec. 12, Glenn Shepard Seminar: How to Supervise People and Lead a Team
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tennessee Aquarium, River Journey Auditorium: 1 Broad St.
The featured speaker is Glenn Shepard, and he will present his seminar on How to Supervise People and Lead a Team.
Call 763-4375 to register.
Members: $199
Non-members: $249 

Dec. 12, MidTown Council Business Fair
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Spare Time Chattanooga: 5518 Brainerd Rd.
Join the MidTown Council for a Business Fair supporting businesses in the MidTown footprint.
$12 

Dec. 13, Reality Check at East Hamilton High School
7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
East Hamilton High School: 2015 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road
Reality Check teaches ninth graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to roleplay as heads of household while trying to provide for their families on a set budget. Community volunteers are needed to assist with this event. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 763-4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com. 

Dec. 13, Ribbon Cutting for One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning
10-10:30 a.m.
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning: 2405 Taylor St
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning. 

Dec. 13, Southside Council Meeting
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
green|spaces: 63 E. Main St.
Speaker: Laura McCann, Executive Director of Venture Forward, United Way of Greater Chattanooga
$12 

Dec. 13, East Brainerd Off the Clock
5-7 p.m.
Splitz Alley: 6241 Perimeter Dr.
Join the East Brainerd Council for their monthly Off the Clock mixer at Splitz Alley, held on the second Thursday of each month.
Enjoy complimentary light appetizers as well as bowling.
No cost. 

Dec. 13, YPC After Hours: Tacky Christmas Sweaters at The Read House
5:30-7:30 p.m.
The Read House: 107 W MLK Blvd.
Join YPC for an After Hours event at The Read House. They will be providing a signature cocktail and tacky Christmas sweaters are encouraged.
No cost. 

Dec. 14, Ribbon Cutting for Chattanooga Ear Nose & Throat Associates, PC
4-4:30 p.m.
Chattanooga Ear Nose & Throat Associates, PC: 901 Riverfront Pkwy, 3rd Floor
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Chattanooga Ear Nose & Throat Associates, PC.


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