Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 26-March 2

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb. 26 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

 

Feb. 27 LCAA AM Re-gathering

7:30 to 9 a.m.

The Camp House: 149 E. ML King Blvd.

Graduates of Leadership Chattanooga are invited for coffee and networking for the first AM Re-gathering event of 2018.   

 

Feb. 27 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

Feb. 27 Reality Check at Tyner Academy
9 to 11 a.m.

Tyner Academy: 6836 Tyner Rd.

Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads of household. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.


Feb. 27 East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court

Speaker: Julie Baumgardner, First Things First

$12

 

Feb. 27 Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.

Enjoy complimentary light appetizers and drink specials at this monthly networking event.

 

Feb. 28. Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.


March 1 Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 E. M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber

$15

 

March 1 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Family Justice Center: 5705 Uptain Rd.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

March 1 East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.    
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Dr. Donna Van Natten, Body Language Dr.

$10

 

March 1 PROPEL CONTRACTORS BOOT CAMP Day 1

Noon to 7 p.m.

INCubator at Hamiton County Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization? Join us at the Propel Contractors Boot Camp for two days of intense training and business counseling from a 30-year veteran of the construction industry.

Topics include: Business Evaluation Basics, Sales & Marketing, Estimating, Project Planning & Management, Accounting and more. To be eligible for this free seminar, your business or primary residence must be located in the City of Chattanooga. Space is limited; register today by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338. At least one meal included.

March 2 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.


March 2 PROPEL CONTRACTORS BOOT CAMP Day 2

Noon to 4 p.m.

INCubator at Hamiton County Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization? Join us at the Propel Contractors Boot Camp for two days of intense training and business counseling from a 30-year veteran of the construction industry.

Topics include: Business Evaluation Basics, Sales & Marketing, Estimating, Project Planning & Management, Accounting and more. To be eligible for this free seminar, your business or primary residence must be located in the City of Chattanooga. Space is limited; register today by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338. At least one meal included.


Attorney General Slatery Announces $6 Million Settlement With Encore Capital Group To Reform Debt Buying And Collection Practices

New Program Helps Injured Workers Take Next Step After Disability Benefits End

Counsel Creative Expands Design And Marketing Team


Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced on Tuesday that Tennessee joined 42 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) launched the Next Step program to assist injured workers who are unable to return to employment. Many claimants who receive workers’ ... (click for more)

Counsel Creative, a marketing collective based in the Chattanooga area, has expanded its team with the additions of Katherine Bates as designer and Emily Wildenberg as marketing strategist. ... (click for more)


Business

Attorney General Slatery Announces $6 Million Settlement With Encore Capital Group To Reform Debt Buying And Collection Practices

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced on Tuesday that Tennessee joined 42 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation’s largest debt buyers. Debt buying involves buying and selling overdue debts from creditors ... (click for more)

New Program Helps Injured Workers Take Next Step After Disability Benefits End

The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) launched the Next Step program to assist injured workers who are unable to return to employment. Many claimants who receive workers’ compensation benefits are unsure of how they will support their families in the future. The Next Step program provides injured workers a means to return to meaningful and productive employment ... (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

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)