Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events June 4-8

Thursday, May 31, 2018

June 4, NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping - 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Noon to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

(Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner or considering starting your own business? Learn 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Bring your questions. This course is a Complimentary Entry Level seminar.

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

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost

 

June 5, Member Orientation

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St.

Join us to learn more about your member benefits and what's going on at the Chamber.

No cost; light breakfast served.

 

June 5, North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speaker: Kim White, River City Company

$10

 

June 5, International Business Chamber Council Annual Meeting

5:30 to 8 p.m.

901 Lindsay: 901 Lindsay St.

Join the International Business Council for their Annual Meeting at 901 Lindsay and honor international businesses that have made a positive impact on the Chattanooga area over the last 12 months.

Keynote speaker: Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger

$25

 

June 6, AM Networking | Sponsored by The Maclellan

8 to 9 a.m.

The Maclellan: 721 Broad St.

Held the first Wednesday of every month, AM Networking brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and hot coffee. AM Networking this month will be sponsored by The Maclellan.

Free

 

June 6, East Tennessee Purchasing Association Hosts 13th Annual Business Matching and Tradeshow Event

9 a.m. to noon

Stratton Hall: 3146 Broad St.

Small and mid-sized businesses interested in working with local governments can meet with up to 20 municipalities in one stop.

Register at etpanews.org.  

No cost

 

June 6, Ribbon Cutting for The Maclellan

9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

The Maclellan: 721 Broad St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for The Maclellan.

 

June 6, Pick the Brain of an Attorney

11 a.m. to noon

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

Business owners, let the attorney know your area of interest and become informed through this Q & A opportunity. 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 and Harrison, P.C.

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost

 

June 6, Ribbon Cutting for Dekalb MD

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Dekalb MD: 13 W Kent St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Dekalb MD.

 

June 7, Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith: 200 E M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Elizabeth Tallman, ACEs

$15

 

June 7, East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

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

East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Amy Donahue, River City Company

$10

 

June 8, East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

The Spice & Tea Exchange: 2115 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join our East Brainerd Council for their monthly coffee on the second Friday of every month.

No cost

 

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)