Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. March 5-9

Thursday, March 1, 2018

March 5 NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping? 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Noon to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Learn 10 common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more.

Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

Free

 

March 5 QuickBooks Online: Course 2 - What Are You Syncing?

2 to 5 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This is an intermediate-to-advanced level comprehensive QBO class.  Bring your laptop and questions.

Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, President of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

$125

 

March 6 North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speaker: UnifiED, APEX Project

$10

 

March 7 AM Networking Sponsored by Hill & Hill Financial

8 to 9 a.m.

Hill & Hill Financial: 6148 Lee Hwy. Ste. 114

Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and hot coffee.

 

March 7 Ribbon Cutting for Hill & Hill Financial, LLC

9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

Hill & Hill Financial, LLC: 6148 Lee Hwy. Ste. 114

 

March 7 Pick the Brain of an Attorney

11 a.m. – Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Legal topics to be covered: Leases, Contracts, Powers of Attorney, Corporate Meetings and other business related legal topics.

Speaker: Charles G. Fisher, Attorney at Law, Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C.

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

Free

 

March 8 Small Business Orientation  Morning Seminar

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

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.

Speaker: TSBDC Staff

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

Free

 

March 8 Southside Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.

green|spaces: 63 E. Main St.

Speakers: Elizabeth Tallman and Rachel Westbrooks, ACES

$12

 

March 8 Small Business Orientation Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

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.

Speaker: TSBDC Staff

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

Free

 

March 9 East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee

8:30  to 9:30 a.m.

Spice and Tea Exchange: 2115 Gunbarrel Rd

Free

 


Collier Construction Hosts Educational Tour For Local High School

Historic Choo Choo Hotel Hires Director Of Rooms

Brightway, The Love Family Agency Relocates, Becomes The Company’s 1st Location In Chattanooga Market


Chattanooga construction company Collier Construction welcomed Sale Creek Middle High School’s Applied Mathematical Concepts and Structural Systems students and teachers to its 100 at South Broad ... (click for more)

The Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel hired Michael Goolsby as director of rooms. In this position, Mr. Goolsby manages all day-to-day room operations. He oversees more than 30 staff members, ... (click for more)

Brightway Insurance Agency Owner, Sharon Love, is relocating Brightway, The Love Family Agency to Ringgold. The agency will open in its new location Monday, April 1, at 92B Helpful Place in Ringgold ... (click for more)


Business

MCA Continues Investment In Chattanooga

In response to customer demand MCA officials said they have recognized the need for expansion to meet customer’s needs. Through the purchase of the building adjacent to their current headquarters, MCA will be able to expand their current support center, hire additional help desk engineers and hire additional administrative staff. Providing customers with the highest level ... (click for more)

State's 1st Safe Baby Court Graduation Highlights Changed Lives, Reunited Families

In 2017, Bo and Jessica, a couple in their 30s, welcomed twin boys into the world. They were loving parents, but the couple had a problem, an all too common one in today’s world: they were addicted to opioids. That addiction led to trouble later in the year when both Bo and Jessica were separated from their children following an arrest on drug-related charges. What could ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Volkswagen Chattanooga Raises Its Minimum Wage To $16 Effective July 1

At an employee meeting on Wednesday, Volkswagen Chattanooga announced a $.50 base wage increase for all Volkswagen production team members. New hires will begin at $16 with a top-out of $23.50. The pay increase goes into effect July 1. “We are dedicated to building quality careers in Chattanooga and want to be on the forefront of compensation and benefits in our region,” said ... (click for more)

City, WWTA Cooperating On New Lee Highway Sewer Connection, Sewage Holding Tank; Henderson Eyes City Consolidation With WWTA

The city of Chattanooga and the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) are cooperating on a new Lee Highway sewer connection and sewage holding tank just downstream, officials said Tuesday. The connection is set to be completed by next year. Justin Holland, city public works administrator, told members of the City Council that with the new Lee Highway ... (click for more)

Opinion

Chivalry Is Not Dead

On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 26, I was driving up Lookout Mountain taking my mother home. My 2-year-old granddaughter was also along for the ride. Halfway up Ochs Highway in the middle of a blind curve, at rush hour, my car simply died. Smoke poured out from under the hood, and we were completely stranded. There was a long line of cars stuck behind us unable to go around because ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What’s Become Of Roy?

Today I must begin by telling my Chattanoogan.com readers how humbled and touched I am by the dozens of emails I have received in recent weeks, all concerning my daily disappearance from this website. I like to think my daily musings may, in some way, have a ripple effect on some of the people, the places, and the things that intrigue me. I believe I have rarely sought popularity, ... (click for more)