Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 28-June 1

Friday, May 25, 2018

May 29, Leveraging Social Media

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W. 6th St.

During this class, learn the right platforms for your business to be on.

$15

Register at thechattery.org.  

 

May 31, Small Business Orientation: Morning Seminar

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)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Topics covered include business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

May 31, Small Business Orientation: Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Topics covered include business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

June 1, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.

Consider attending this monthly networking event in Ooltewah to catch up with the best business connections around.

 

June 1, Amplify Your Public Speaking

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St.

Join Vincent Phipps for a workshop to amplify your public speaking skills. Learn the seven dynamics to improve presentations. Register by searching ‘Vincent Phipps’ at eventbrite.com

Free

 

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


Primerica Promotes Local Representative To Regional Vice President

LBMC Adds Employees To Chattanooga Office

Benjamin Brock Resigns As Astec CEO; Richard Dorris Named


Primerica announced the promotion of Gregory Highwood to Regional Vice President. In making the announcement, Glenn J. Williams, chief executive officer of the company, said, “I am pleased ... (click for more)

LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added the following employees to its Chattanooga office: Hayden Williams has joined LBMC, PC as a senior ... (click for more)

Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTE) announced that Benjamin G. Brock has resigned as president and chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors, effective as of the close ... (click for more)


Business

Primerica Promotes Local Representative To Regional Vice President

Primerica announced the promotion of Gregory Highwood to Regional Vice President. In making the announcement, Glenn J. Williams, chief executive officer of the company, said, “I am pleased to announce that Gregory Highwood has joined this exceptional group of leaders. His success is a barometer of the number of people that Primerica has helped prepare for a more secure financial ... (click for more)

LBMC Adds Employees To Chattanooga Office

LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added the following employees to its Chattanooga office: Hayden Williams has joined LBMC, PC as a senior accountant in the audit department. He previously served as an accounting manager for SouthEast Eye Specialists. He holds his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Carson Newman University. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

DA's Office Will Not Prosecute Charges Against Man Who Was Beaten By City Officer

The District Attorney's Office said it will not prosecute charges against a man who was beaten by a city police officer after a traffic stop. The DA is dismissing charges against 37-year-old Fredrico Wolfe. Wolfe was charged in an incident last March 10 with DUI, violating the implied consent law, tampering with evidence, speeding, drug possession and resisting arrest. ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools To Close Thursday Due To Expected Ice On Roads

Hamilton County Schools will be closed Thursday due to forecast rain to last through the evening and freezing conditions to follow after 2 a.m. in the higher elevations in the county. Freezing conditions are expected to last until the afternoon in the higher elevations impacting travel in the area. Athletic events will be rescheduled and practices canceled Thursday evening. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Fake News Strikes Again And Again - Response

Two major stories exploded across the headlines this past week which confirm my opinion that the mainstream media (MSM) is biased, incompetent, and can seldom be trusted to impart the news fairly and accurately. The first instance was the BuzzFeed story regarding Michael Cohen and how he allegedly lied on President Trump's behalf to Congress. Virtually all of the big media outlets ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Has Publix Dried Up?

The legendary Baron of Baseball in Chattanooga was Joe Engel. He was a promoter of such renown his portrait was painted on the toilet in the ball park’s press box “in honor of my friends in the press.” I remember, quite vividly, when Mr. Engel traded a left-handed pitcher for a live turkey. Yes, a real bird in a crate! The best promoter in the majors was Bill Veeck who, quite famously, ... (click for more)