Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 20-22

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Feb. 20 Red Bank Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.

Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr.

$10


Feb. 21 Southside Chamber Council Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

The Barn Nursery: 1801 E. 24th St.


Feb. 21 Reality Check at Lookout Valley High School

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Lookout Valley High School: 350 Lookout High St.

Reality Check teaches ninth graders budgeting and the connection between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads of household on a set budget. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

 

Feb. 21 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING & BIDDING: Detailed Assembly Estimating & Bidding for Trade Contractors
8:30 a.m. to Noon

INCubator at the Business Development: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Improve your confidence and ability to estimate jobs. Get excited about bidding residential and light commercial projects. Learn how to read and understand construction plans, material take-offs, and how to estimate labor, equipment, material and job costs (framing, drywall, painting, roofing, masonry, labor calculations, and bid markup/overhead calculations). Breakfast included, free and open to all small business owners. Register by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338

 

Feb. 21 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

Free.

 

Feb. 21 Ribbon Cutting for Synovus
10:45 a.m.

Synovus: 5975 Elementary Way, Ste. 119

 

Feb. 21 Pick the Brain of a Commercial Insurance Agent (Complimentary)

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This Q & A group session will potentially cover insurance coverage required by law, top three policies every business should have, and how proper risk management can reduce insurance cost and protect your company.

Speaker: Keith Rocha, The American Insurance Group

Register for this free session at clients.tsbdc.org.

 

Feb. 21 Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

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

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber
$10

 

Feb. 22 Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10

 

Feb. 22 Small Business Orientation, Complimentary Morning Seminar

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Get to know our TSBDC staff as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a startup packet.

Speaker: TSBDC Staff

Register for this free session at clients.tsbdc.org.

 

Feb. 22 Ribbon Cutting for Morrison Heart Center

12:30 p.m.

Morrison Heart Center: 6031 Shallowford Rd., Ste. 117

 

Feb. 21 Facebook Marketing Strategies

3:30 to 5 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

You have a Facebook page for your business, now what?  Discover Facebook best practices including content strategy tips, increasing website traffic, understanding analytics, and an overview of Facebook’s Business Manager, Ad Manager and Power Editor tools.

Speaker: Lisa Brown, owner of 3E Social

Register for this free session at clients.tsbdc.org.

$25

 

Feb. 22 Southside Chamber Council Community Panel

5 to 7 p.m.

Clifton Hills Elementary School: 1815 E. 32nd St.

Join our Southside Council for a community panel focused on the Rossville and East Lake areas.

 

Feb. 22 Business After Hours Sponsored by Craft Love

5 to 7 p.m.

Craft Love: 748 Overbridge Ln.

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in February is sponsored by Craft Love.

 

Feb. 22 Small Business Orientation, Complimentary Evening Seminar

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a startup packet.

Speaker: TSBDC Staff

Register for this free session at clients.tsbdc.org.


Cumberland Trust Adds Trust Specialist To Chattanooga-Focused Team

Chris Collins Named To Husch Blackwell Partnership

Tennessee State November Revenues Higher Than Budgeted


Cumberland Trust has added Eric Roddy to its personal trust team as a trust specialist. In his role, Mr. Roddy supports trust officers with daily administrative duties including bill pay and ... (click for more)

Chris Collins has been elected by Husch Blackwell to the firm’s partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Mr. Collins, an experienced litigator in real estate, development and construction, works ... (click for more)

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin announced Monday that overall November state revenues were $1.0 billion, which is 8.98 percent more than November ... (click for more)


Business

Cumberland Trust Adds Trust Specialist To Chattanooga-Focused Team

Cumberland Trust has added Eric Roddy to its personal trust team as a trust specialist. In his role, Mr. Roddy supports trust officers with daily administrative duties including bill pay and distribution, assisting with the overall care taking of the trust and client relationship. He joins the personal trust team focused on supporting Cumberland Trust’s Chattanooga client base. ... (click for more)

Chris Collins Named To Husch Blackwell Partnership

Chris Collins has been elected by Husch Blackwell to the firm’s partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Mr. Collins, an experienced litigator in real estate, development and construction, works with clients to help them both avoid unnecessary litigation and to strengthen their pre-litigation position. When litigation proves unavoidable, however, he guides the client throughout the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

State Dismisses All Charges Against Charles Toney In Controversial Arrest

The state on Tuesday morning dismissed all charges against aspiring rapper Charles Toney in connection with his arrest that led to a U.S. Department of Justice probe. The arrest on Dec. 3 on Donaldson Road was caught on video by a neighbor and went viral. It showed Toney being punched and kicked by an officer while he was handcuffed. District Attorney Neal Pinkston afterward ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Options And Timeline

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hamilton County Schools is opening enrollment to a select group of schools, “My Future Schools,” to which students across the district will be eligible to apply. Officials said, "Opening enrollment to these schools will provide students with a diverse range of options outside of their neighborhood zoned school. These schools will be in addition to ... (click for more)

Opinion

An Open Letter Concerning The Proposed Ooltewah Waste Treatment Facility - And Response (2)

The Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority and County Commissioner Tim Boyd want to build a sewage treatment plant in my backyard. I bought my house in Ooltewah in 1994, raised my children here and worked hard to pay it off. My home has been my small piece of the American Dream. Now, the WWTA and Commissioner Boyd want to reward my hard work by taking away about ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Loving Hands

For a great part of my life that I spent with my family at the former Chattanooga News-Free Press, we were in a lockjaw fight with the family who owned the Chattanooga Times. Up until the 1970s the two newspapers existed under the same roof, splitting expenses, but that got sour when the Times had a lot more “expenses” than we were duty-bound to share. So then my grandfather ... (click for more)