Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events June 25-29

Thursday, June 21, 2018

June 25, Beginner Squarespace

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

This class is for anyone getting started with Squarespace. No previous experience required. Topics will include setting up the site, choosing a template and entering content.

Register at thechattery.org.

$25

 

June 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, Chattanooga Chamber President & CEO

$12 

 

June 26, Ribbon Cutting for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers: 320 E Main St., Ste. 104

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers.

 

June 26, Ribbon Cutting for BNI Southeast Tennessee

3:30 to 4 p.m.

BNI Southeast Tennessee: 1834 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for BNI Southeast Tennessee.

 

June 26, 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 fourth Tuesday of every month. There will be complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

Free

 

June 27, DIVERSIFY 2018 Luncheon

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

Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jason Wingard, Dean and Professor of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies

Support diverse business growth and inclusion, and enjoy as Dr. Wingard speaks on managing talent across generations, fostering global collaboration and developing diverse talent pipelines. His expertise ranges from leadership development and professional learning to human capital management.
Find pricing info and register at chattanoogachamber.com/diversify.

 

June 28, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10

 

June 28, 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. 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. 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 28, Building an Engaged Social Media Audience

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

In this class we will discuss tools, tactics and best practices that make consistent growth possible while building a highly engaged audience.

Register at thechattery.org.

$15

 

June 28, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association (LCAA) Regathering

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Citron Et Sel: 212 W 8th St.

LCAA graduates and guests are invited to join us at Chattanooga’s newest tequila bar. LCAA will provide light refreshments.

Cash bar.

 

June 28, 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. 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. 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 29, DIVERSIFY 2018 Marketplace

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

First Tennessee Pavilion: 1826 Reggie White Blvd. (across from Finley Stadium)

From shopping to business networking to local music and food, DIVERSIFY celebrates what makes our region special. It’s a great venue to shop for unique gifts, discover new businesses, find out about upcoming events and strike up conversations with downtown employees, startups, innovators and entrepreneurs. More information at chattanoogachamber.com/diversify .

Free


Spectruss Adds Business Development Hire James Knicely

Ruby Falls Honors 3 Employees With Annual Steiner Scholarship

Tech Goes Home Graduation Caps Off A Year Of Milestones


Spectruss, a full-service marketing agency based in the Chattanooga area, has added James Knicely to the team as account manager. Mr. Knicely joins Spectruss with a background working with ... (click for more)

Ruby Falls announces the selection of three employees to receive the annual John Thomas Steiner, Sr. Memorial Scholarship. Farin Cloyd, Clayton Curole and Ashley Brotherton are receiving the ... (click for more)

More than 700 people, from age 2 to 82, have completed courses through Tech Goes Home Chattanooga this year. Participants and the public are invited to a graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, ... (click for more)


Business

Spectruss Adds Business Development Hire James Knicely

Spectruss, a full-service marketing agency based in the Chattanooga area, has added James Knicely to the team as account manager. Mr. Knicely joins Spectruss with a background working with large commercial accounts including Comcast, IKEA, NBC and Marriott. As the account manager, he will drive all aspects of business development and sales at Spectruss. Some of the responsibilities ... (click for more)

Ruby Falls Honors 3 Employees With Annual Steiner Scholarship

Ruby Falls announces the selection of three employees to receive the annual John Thomas Steiner, Sr. Memorial Scholarship. Farin Cloyd, Clayton Curole and Ashley Brotherton are receiving the award for "their distinguished passion and commitment to their academic careers." Ms. Cloyd began working at Ruby Falls in October of 2016 as a cashier and tour guide. As the vice president ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Detective Says He Was Bit, Kicked, Spit On By Rapper During Controversial Arrest; Federal Authorities To Investigate

A county detective said he was bit, kicked and spit on during a controversial arrest of an aspiring rapper on Dec. 3. District Attorney Neal Pinkston, after reviewing video taken by a neighbor on Donaldson Road of the Dec. 3 incident, has referred the investigation to the U.S. Justice Department. Detective Blake Kilpatrick, who has since been placed on desk duty, said he and ... (click for more)

Popular Young Reporter For NewsChannel 9 Terminated By Sinclair As She Battles Cancer

A popular young reporter for NewsChannel 9 has been terminated by Sinclair Broadcasting as she battles cancer. Alex George wrote on her Twitter account on Friday, " Hi all, I want to clarify for those who asked. I want to assure you that treatment is going incredibly well. The decision was not made by me it was @WeAreSinclair . They terminated my contract." The 22-year-old ... (click for more)

Opinion

TVA Land Grab

The Georgetown land grab is just ‘Business as Usual’ for TVA. For the past 80 years they’ve shown their stripes in this matter - 170,000 acres seized at LBL, countless acreage taken in the Tennessee River Valley. Land taken for coal and nuclear sites. All by the same play book. All from average people. We want this, you have this, we get this. I worked with TVA as a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: USA Today Is Wrong

After spending half of a century in the newspaper business, you will find it universal that one’s “personal ethics” demand you leave children off the news page. You don’t interview an 11-year-old who just watched her house burn down and now can’t find her kitty. You don’t take a kid’s picture at his daddy’s trial and, more than anything, never publish a word that would cause a child ... (click for more)