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 May 21-23

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate In April Remains At Historic Low

Thrive Yoga Raises $4,000 For Charity Through Community Outreach Events


May 21, Public Service Industry Council Meeting 9 to 10:30 a.m. Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St. Public Service is one of four Industry Councils, an initiative of the Chattanooga Chamber, ... (click for more)

For the third consecutive month, Tennessee’s preliminary statewide unemployment rate for April 2019 remains at the all-time low of 3.2 percent, according to data released today by the Tennessee ... (click for more)

Thrive Yoga and Wellness in partnership with The Retreat at Nutrition World raised funds and awareness for McKamey Animal Center with Kitten & Puppy Yoga events earlier this month. Over ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 21-23

May 21, Public Service Industry Council Meeting 9 to 10:30 a.m. Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St. Public Service is one of four Industry Councils, an initiative of the Chattanooga Chamber, partnering with Hamilton County's Future Ready Institutes. To become involved, email Mattie Moran , mmoran@chattanoogachamber.com , for more information. No cost. May 21, ... (click for more)

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate In April Remains At Historic Low

For the third consecutive month, Tennessee’s preliminary statewide unemployment rate for April 2019 remains at the all-time low of 3.2 percent, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Tennessee first set its all-time low unemployment rate in February and it has remained at a seasonally adjusted 3.2 percent each ... (click for more)

Breaking News

4 People Shot At 2 Hixson Locations; 2 Killed On Ardis Lane; 2 Men Shot At Northgate Crossing Apartments In Hixson

Four men were shot in two overnight shootings in Hixson. Two people were shot and killed on Ardis Lane. At approximately 10:07 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 6700 block of Ardis Lane on a report of persons shot. Upon arrival, police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced Kirtus Thompson, 27, deceased on ... (click for more)

Greg Vital Says Ancient Stone Cairns, Part Trail Of Tears Route Found On His Meigs Farm; Asks TVA To Reroute Project Viper Transmission Line

Lawyers for Georgetown property owner Greg Vital notified the Tennessee Valley Authority on Thursday that a second archaeological study of the site found 15 different Native American artifacts, not one, as TVA said in its official report in April. “There are 14 more historically significant cairns in a distinguishable pattern within a hundred yards of what TVA said was the only ... (click for more)

Opinion

Chattanooga's Shooting Epidemic

These shootings continue and something has to be done to try and stop them whether they are domestic, robbery or gang related. We obviously can not remove these handguns from every man, woman and child. I suggest that merchants that sell handguns raise the minimum age to 21 years for the purchase of handgun ammunition only. This 21 age requirement would not include ammunition ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Mr. Casada Is Through

Sometime this afternoon, the Republican members of the Tennessee Legislature will join a growing chorus of those convinced it is time for Glen Casada, the group’s Speaker of the House, to step down. They will cite several tawdry emails between Casada’s former Chief of Staff and himself as the reason but that’s not entirely true. Casada will step down in great shame because he has ... (click for more)