Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 19-23

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 19, Ribbon Cutting for Chattanooga Sports Chiropractic Institute, PLLC

11:30 a.m. to Noon

Chattanooga Sports Chiropractic Institute, PLLC: 1200 Mountain Creek Rd., Ste. 430

 

March 20, Reality Check at Red Bank High School

7:30 to 11 a.m.

Red Bank High School: 640 Morrison Springs Rd.

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

 

March 20, Red Bank Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.

Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger

Speaker: Marcel Schwantes, Leadership from the Core

$10

 

March 21, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

Speaker: Traci Hobek, City of Collegedale Park and Recreation

Free

 

March 21, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Vincent Phipps, Communication VIP

$10

 

March 22, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

2001 North Chamberlain Ave.

Speaker: Franklin McCallie, Frankly Speaking
$10

 

March 22, Small Business Orientation, Complimentary Morning Seminar

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. 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.

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

 

March 22, Solutions to the Top 5 Marketing Mistakes

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

Entrepreneur and Digital Media Strategist Sarah Stahl breaks down five of the biggest marketing mistakes you can make. She then explains how you can correct them and move forward to connect and convert more of your audience while measuring efforts that lead to sales. $12. Register at thechattery.org.

 

March 22, SouthSide Chamber Council Community Panel

5 to 7 p.m.

South Chattanooga Recreation Center: 1151 W 40th St.

Join our SouthSide Council for a community panel focused on South Broad and Alton Park areas. Panelists include: Tiffanie Robinson, School Board Representative; Sarah Mattson, Small Business Specialist with SBDC; Karen Hundt, Chattanooga/Hamilton County RPA; Don Oakes, Academy Mortgage; Taylor Belcher, Chattanooga Chamber; and, Maria Noel, Chattanooga Chamber.

 

March 22, Small Business Orientation, Complimentary Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. 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.

Register at clients.tsbdc.org.

 

March 23, Reality Check at Sequoyah High School

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sequoyah High School: 9517 Ridge Trail Rd.

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

 

March 23, Young Professionals Chattanooga (YPC) March Luncheon

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

The Edney Innovation Center:  1100 Market St.

Building Blocks for Professional Development with Chris Weller, co-founder of Branch Technology.  He’ll discuss how to infuse creativity and serendipity into the field of work.

$5 for YPC members; $15 for non-members.

Register at ypcchattanooga.org/events.  

 

March 23, Ribbon Cutting for Advance Financial

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Advance Financial: 5975 Elementary Way, Ste. 123

 


TN Department Of Finance And Administration Announces December 2018 Revenues

CycleBar Opening At Lifestyle Way

Farmers Offered New Cost Share Opportunity For Certification Program


Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin announced today that revenues for December were $17.2 million higher than the $1.3 billion estimate for the month, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga will soon be home to the indoor cycling studio, CycleBar, which will open its doors on Thursday at 2372 Lifestyle Way, Suite162. The studio is owned and operated by local entrepreneurs ... (click for more)

Tennessee farmers looking to expand their markets and increase food safety by becoming Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certified now have the opportunity to receive financial assistance from ... (click for more)


Business

TN Department Of Finance And Administration Announces December 2018 Revenues

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin announced today that revenues for December were $17.2 million higher than the $1.3 billion estimate for the month, but were 3 percent less than December 2017. “December state tax revenues recorded positive growth compared to the budgeted estimate, despite being lower than December 2017,” Comm. Martin ... (click for more)

CycleBar Opening At Lifestyle Way

Chattanooga will soon be home to the indoor cycling studio, CycleBar, which will open its doors on Thursday at 2372 Lifestyle Way, Suite162. The studio is owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Kelly and David Grob. They said they decided to turn their mutual passion for fitness into their full time jobs. (click for more)

Breaking News

Google Working With TVA To Put 1.6 Million Solar Panels In Tennessee And Alabama To Power New Data Centers

Google plans to work with TVA to deploy 1.6 million solar panels to power two new huge Google data centers in Tennessee and Alabama. Google officials said, "Hundreds of engineers, electricians and construction workers are building two new, energy-efficient Google data center campuses in the Southeastern U.S. - one in Tennessee and another in northern Alabama . And we’re not stopping ... (click for more)

County Commission Votes To Match $120,000 Raised Privately For Program Aimed At Removing Those With Mental Health Issues From The Jail

The County Commission on Wednesday voted to match the $120,000 raised privately to date for a program aimed at removing those with mental health issues from the county jail "revolving door." Commissioner David Sharpe offered the amendment and it was approved 8-1. Commissioner Greg Martin said it was a worthwhile project, but should have been vetted through the normal budget process. ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Culture Of Policing In Chattanooga - And Response (3)

I totally agree with the sentiments expressed by Brenda Washington. Over the years, I have noticed that people tend to ignore or dismiss what she says, or attack her. This is unfortunate, because she is alerting people of the problems within the culture of policing in Chattanooga, whether it is in Hamilton County or the city of Chattanooga. There are good, honest police officers ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Best Olympics Story Ever

When I was in elementary school, there was an article in “Boys Life” magazine that introduced me to Jesse Owens, the great Olympic athlete who was far-and-away my favorite of all my childhood heroes. You’ll remember Hitler said Jesse was a member of the “United States Negro Auxiliary” at the 1936 Olympic Games because blacks were too inferior to be on the real U.S. team. You’ll ... (click for more)