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 Feb. 26-March 1

Heather Trotter Named Press Secretary Of Tennessee Republican Party

Advisory Task Force On Composition Of Judicial Districts To Hold Hearings


Here is the Chattanooga Chamber calendar of events for Freb. 26-March 1: Feb. 26, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association AM Regathering 7:30 to 9 a.m. Mad Priest Coffee Roasters: ... (click for more)

Scott Golden, chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party, announced the hiring of Heather Trotter as the new press secretary. Ms. Trotter is a native of Franklin, Tn., and a graduate of Baylor ... (click for more)

The Advisory Task Force on Composition of Judicial Districts has announced four public hearing dates to receive comments from those interested in sharing their thoughts on judicial districts ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For Feb. 26-March 1

Here is the Chattanooga Chamber calendar of events for Freb. 26-March 1: Feb. 26, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association AM Regathering 7:30 to 9 a.m. Mad Priest Coffee Roasters: 719 Cherry St. Leadership Chattanooga graduates are invited to gather for coffee and networking. No cost. Feb. 26, Reality Check at Tyner Academy 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tyner Academy: ... (click for more)

Heather Trotter Named Press Secretary Of Tennessee Republican Party

Scott Golden, chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party, announced the hiring of Heather Trotter as the new press secretary. Ms. Trotter is a native of Franklin, Tn., and a graduate of Baylor University where she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism-public relations. She previously worked in the music business as Publicity Manager and Director of Publicity for 117 Entertainment ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Schools Closed On Friday; Other Schools Announce Closings Or Delays

Hamilton County Schools will be closed on Friday due to the amount of rain that has fallen in the last few hours and the amount expected between now and tomorrow. School-age child care will be open at seven locations from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. to assist parents. The locations for child care are: Battle Academy, East Brainerd Elementary, East Ridge Elementary, Harrison Elementary, ... (click for more)

City Report Says Ballard Had Pattern Of Sexual Harassment Over Female Trainees; Attorney Says He Looks Forward To Returning To Work

A city report says an instructor over police academies had a pattern of sexual harassment against female cadets. Two female trainees initially filed the complaint against instructor Ricky Ballard. Ballard was suspended earlier this month for 160 hours without pay over the sexual allegations. Four female cadets said they received unwanted hugs from Ballard. They said Ballard ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway - And Response (3)

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)