Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 21-25

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 22, Demystify Business Plan Writing 

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

From the ground up, we’ll facilitate conversations through the fundamentals of writing a business plan and guide participants in an interactive, group setting workshop to get those ideas onto paper.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

May 22, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Mitch Patel, CEO, Vision Hospitality

$12

 

May 22, Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.

Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer at Puleo's Grille, held on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Free; complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

 

May 23, Pick the Brain of a Commercial Insurance Agent

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

This Q&A group session will cover topics such as: insurance coverage required by law, top three policies every business should have, and how proper risk management can reduce your insurance cost and protect your company.

Speaker: Keith Rocha, The American Insurance Group

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

May 24, Get Found on Google Search & Maps

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

Join the TSBDC of Chattanooga as we partner with Google to help put every business in Chattanooga on the map. You will learn: how to help local customers find you whether they’re using a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff and Erik McNair of McNair Media

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

May 24, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council BOOST Event

11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

East Chattanooga Youth & Family Development Center: 2409 Dodson Ave.

BOOST Luncheon & Program

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

Panelists include: Steve Hiatt, Nicole Lewis, Demetrus Coonrod and Cora Lanier

$15

East Chattanooga Summer Kick-Off

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Scholarships presented at 4 p.m.

Food, games, prizes for kids and families

BOOST Job Fair

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

 

May 25, Ribbon Cutting for Southeastern Consolidated Services, LLC

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Southeastern Consolidated Services, LLC: 832 Georgia Ave., Ste. 240

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Southeastern Consolidated Services, LLC.

 

For the most up to date event listings, check chattanoogachamber.com.

 

State Supreme Court Holds That Evidence Cannot Be Used To Contradict Written Words In Contract

Cleveland/Bradley Chamber Of Commerce Announces New Board Members

Public Space Study Continues With Gehl's Visit


In a case closely watched by Tennessee’s business community, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that trial courts cannot use evidence outside of the written agreement—called “extrinsic” evidence—to ... (click for more)

The Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce announces eight new incoming board members for 2019. The Chamber’s board of directors is comprised of diverse business professionals who understand the ... (click for more)

Gehl Studio, internationally recognized for their "people first" urban design work, will be making their third visit to Chattanooga. On Jan. 29 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., they'll be hosting an open ... (click for more)


Business

State Supreme Court Holds That Evidence Cannot Be Used To Contradict Written Words In Contract

In a case closely watched by Tennessee’s business community, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that trial courts cannot use evidence outside of the written agreement—called “extrinsic” evidence—to interpret a contract if that evidence is used to contradict the contract’s written terms. Beginning in 1999, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc., signed agency agreements with ... (click for more)

Cleveland/Bradley Chamber Of Commerce Announces New Board Members

The Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce announces eight new incoming board members for 2019. The Chamber’s board of directors is comprised of diverse business professionals who understand the needs of its membership and possess the energy and commitment to lead the Chamber. “Our mission, as a business, civic and economic development organization, is to address challenges and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Authorities Say October 2018 Murder Of Jacob Dakota Moore Was Carried Out At 4915 Orchard Drive In Apison

Authorities say the murder of 26-year-old Jacob Dakota Moore was carried out on Oct. 10 at 4915 Orchard Dr. in Apison. James David Robinson, 42, and Askia Witherow39, have been charged in the slaying. His body was found by hunters at a remote area of Polk County on Oct. 29. The TBI said the property off of Tieskee Creek Road belongs to Dale Bishop, step-father of Robinson. ... (click for more)

Linda Damewood Killed, Another Critical, Third Injured In Shooting At Crossville

One person was killed, another critically injured and a third hurt in a shooting at Crossville on Saturday. Linda Damewood, 74, of Crossville, was dead at the scene. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Tansi Security, and Tennessee Highway Patrol units responded to 8610 Cherokee Trail at approximately 6:38 p.m. to a reported shooting. Cumberland County Sheriff’s ... (click for more)

Opinion

Senator Alexander: A Reasonable Proposal To End The Government Shutdown

A government shutdown is always the wrong idea. It is the wrong idea under President Trump, just as it was the wrong idea under President Obama. Members of Congress should first remember that when a president who has been duly elected by the people of the United States -- whatever you may think of him or her -- has a legitimate objective, it is our responsibility to do everything ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Walmart vs 535 Morons

There is an anonymous paper on the Internet that tells how Walmart could do a better job running America instead of the pompous flops and duds we send to Washington. Please try to connect the dots on Walmart’s 1.6 million employees and the obscene profits that they make versus our 535 members of Congress who blow through money while “WallyWorld” churns out an average of $20-thousand ... (click for more)