Chattanooga Business Calendar Feb. 12-16

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Here is the Chattanooga Chamber business calendar for Feb. 12-16:

Feb. 12 YPC + Coffee Morning Networking Meetup
7:30-9 a.m.
The Daily Ration: 1220 Dartmouth St.
Get your day started with coffee and good company at The Daily Ration during the second members-only YP Meetup of 2018.
Free. 

Feb. 13 Tax Facts for Business
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue, in conjunction with the TSBDC, presents a tax workshop for everything you need to know regarding business tax, sales and use tax, and collection services.
Speaker: Lisa Rousseau, TN Department of Revenue
Free.
Registration required at clients.tsbdc.org. 

Feb. 13 EXPO Chattanooga
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
Join hundreds of business, civic and community leaders for Chattanooga’s largest showcase of local business.
Free entry. 

Feb. 13 Small Business Awards Luncheon
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.     
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2018 Small Business Awards Luncheon honoring local small businesses. 

Feb. 14 midTown Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Spare Time Chattanooga: 5518 Brainerd Rd.
Speaker: Vincent Phipps, Communication VIP
$10. 

Feb. 15 Export Boot Camp
9 a.m.-noon
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.
This workshop will discuss the nuts and bolts of becoming a successful exporter and answer key questions such as "Is my business ready?", "How long until I see a return?", "Why should my business export?", "How do I find customers?" and more. 
Free. Registration required at clients.tsbdc.org.

Feb. 15 North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.
Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber
$10 

Feb. 16  Ribbon Cutting for Ponders Funeral Home
11 a.m.
Ponders Funeral Home: 4203 Brainerd Road

Feb. 16 Reality Check at Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
1:30-3 p.m.
Chattanooga GIrls Leadership Academy: 1802 Bailey Ave.
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, contact Cathy Humble at 763-4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

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

 


Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For March 26-29

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low In February

Junk King Chattanooga Welcomes New Ownership


March 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr. Speaker: Steven Wagner, Erlanger Health System Foundation $12 ... (click for more)

The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). ... (click for more)

Junk King, the nation’s leading junk removal company, announced the Chattanooga location has new ownership with local resident Tiffany Bryant. Pursuing her vision of entrepreneurship, Mrs. ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For March 26-29

March 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr. Speaker: Steven Wagner, Erlanger Health System Foundation $12 March 26, LCAA PM Regathering 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Virgola: 608 Georgia Ave. Leadership Chattanooga graduates and guests are invited to stop by for networking and to catch up with LC ... (click for more)

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low In February

The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2 percent is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the previous historic low. Tennessee reached its previous record low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Worker At Western Sizzlin Restaurant At Ooltewah Diagnosed With Acute Hepatitis A; Persons Who Ate There March 10-20 Urged To Get Vaccine

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department officials confirmed Friday that an employee working at the Western Sizzlin Restaurant, 6021 Relocation Way, Ooltewah, has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. The restaurant employee worked at the restaurant while contagious March 10-20. Persons who ate at this restaurant during these dates should get vaccinated with the hepatitis ... (click for more)

Bankston Favors Sewage Consolidation; Eyes Sewage Plant In East Ridge; Boyd Says Ooltewah Residents To Go Back To "Chamber Pots And Outhouses"

County Commissioner Chester Bankston said consolidation of the city and county sewer programs "is the number one answer for our sewage problems." "It's the best answer for our taxpayers and ratepayers," said the commissioner who serves on a committee of Ooltewah area residents looking into the sewage issue. The panel is set to give its recommendations to officials of the Hamilton ... (click for more)

Opinion

Growth Can Continue At Ooltewah On Septic Tanks

I want to set the record straight about growth in North Hamilton County. On Feb. 21, 2019, County Mayor Coppinger called a “reset” meeting with the residents of Ooltewah/Harrison over the proposed sewer plant in North Hamilton County. In front of this community, I stood up and specifically asked the county mayor if growth could continue in Ooltewah and Harrison on septic tanks ... (click for more)

Our Roads Need To Be Repaired For Ironman

Chattanooga being a finalist for the 2021 Ironman is great news. The business gained at the local bicycle repair shops from bent rims, busted tires and warped frames should produce some great local revenue. The local physicians should see a surge as well from the twisted ankles and busted up knees from dips, humps and pot holes on our area roads that could swallow a small child. ... (click for more)