Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 16-20

Friday, July 13, 2018

July 16, Roundtable Talk with Federal Advocate

9 to 10:30 a.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (please park in Renaissance lot across the street)

The U.S. Small Business Administration invites you to a roundtable discussion regarding the issues and challenges that face small business from a national perspective.

For registration details, call  423) 752-4301.

No cost.

 

July 17, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting

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

Red Bank High School: 640 Morrison Springs Rd.

Speaker: RBHS Principal Elaine Harper

$12

 

July 17, Leveraging Social Media

6 to 7:30 p.m.

The Chattery at Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W. 6th St.  

During this class, learn the right social media platforms for your business.

Register thechattery.org.

$15

 

July 18, SCORE Tax Workshop for Small Businesses

9 to 11:30 a.m.

TN Dept of Revenue: 1301 Riverfront Parkway

Workshop will cover the different ways to structure a business and what taxes and responsibilities are required. What to file, when to file and where to get help.

For registration details, call 423-994-4653.

No cost.

 

July 18, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove: 4586 Forsythia Way

Speaker: Blake Freeman, HCDE Future Ready Institutes

No cost.

 

July 18, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

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

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Hixson Area Principals

$10

 

July 18, Social Media 101

3:30 to 5 p.m.

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

TSBDC is partnering with 3E Social to deliver a seminar and discussion on how to utilize social media for your business. A brief overview of various social media platforms, their respective audiences and posting best practices on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more.

Speaker: Lisa Brown, owner of 3E Social

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

July 19, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting

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

Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.

$10

 

July 19, Find Your Funding

1:30 to 3 p.m.

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

Explore your funding opportunities that range from traditional loans to bootstrapping, crowd funding, and angel and venture capital funding.  A representative from SBA and TSBDC will discuss the variety of options, including the SBA 504, SBA 7a and others for small business startups.

Speakers: Jackie Merritt, SBA & Lynn Chesnutt, TSBDC

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

July 19, Ribbon Cutting for Sleep Outfitters Hamilton Place

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Sleep Outfitters Hamilton Place: 7308 Shallowford Rd.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event at Sleep Outfitters-Hamilton Place.

 

July 19, Business After Hours | Sleep Outfitters Hamilton Place

5 to 7 p.m.

Sleep Outfitters Hamilton Place: 7308 Shallowford Rd.

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in July is sponsored by Sleep Outfitters Hamilton Place.

No cost.

 

July 20, Finding Your Zen in the Corporate World

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

The Chattery at Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W 6th St.

Sitting at a desk all day handling stressor after stressor can begin to negatively affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. In this class, you will learn some basic concepts of breath and gentle motion that will allow you to stop stress in its tracks.

Register at thechattery.org.

$15

 

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


Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 19-30

Unemployment In Tennessee Continues Near All-Time Historic Low

CARTA Transit Ridership Remains Down, But Shuttle, Incline, Care-A-Van Up For The Month; Executive Direct, CFO Take Lump Sum Raises


Nov. 20, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger Speaker: Juan Alicea, Credit Card Skimming ... (click for more)

Tennessee's jobless rate in October was still near historic lows, despite a slight uptick. October’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 3.7 percent, 0.1 of a percentage ... (click for more)

CARTA's transit ridership remains down, but for the past month ridership was up on the shuttle, the Incline and Care-A-Van. Overall for October, ridership was 248,226, compared to 258,995 ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 19-30

Nov. 20, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger Speaker: Juan Alicea, Credit Card Skimming at Gas Stations & Crypto Currency $12 Nov . 27, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct. Speaker: Dionne Jennings, ... (click for more)

Unemployment In Tennessee Continues Near All-Time Historic Low

Tennessee's jobless rate in October was still near historic lows, despite a slight uptick. October’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 3.7 percent, 0.1 of a percentage point higher than the previous month. Tennessee’s all-time low unemployment rate was 3.3 percent which the state recorded for five consecutive months between September 2017 and January 2018. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Attorneys Ask Lifting Of Home Confinement For Hazelwood After Higher Court Allows Him To Stay Out During Appeal; Government Is Opposed

Attorneys for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood are asking Judge Curtis Collier for the lifting of his home confinement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said he could remain out during his appeal. In the alternative, the attorneys ask that he be able to leave his Knoxville home between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The motion also requests that Hazelwood be ... (click for more)

Tyner Man Arrested When Woman Finds Him With Items From Home Of Her Deceased Parents

A Tyner man has been arrested after police said a woman found him at the home of her deceased parents. J.C. Donaldson, 32, of 7239 Tyner Road, is charged with aggravated burglary. The woman said she found a white Buick in her parents' driveway. She said she called her sister to ask if it was her, but she said it was not. She ran into Donaldson, who told her that someone ... (click for more)

Opinion

Bring Jeff Styles Back Now That His Case Was Dismissed

Now that prosecutors have dropped charges against Jeff Styles — and he's not been found guilty by a jury of his peers — I hope Bill Lockhart and WGOW will return him to the station. I'm believe his listeners will welcome him back with open arms. After one has been through a ringer like this, I'm not sure how you get your life back unless a good guy like Mr. Lockhart steps up ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The 2018 Turkey Edition

We are less than a week away from Thanksgiving so today we are going to take a tiny turn away from regular Saturday Funnies to give way to our 2018 Turkey Edition Special. The idea is for this year’s Turkey edition to help you be the first invited for “seconds” in honor and recognition of your marvelous wit. Actually, this setup is remarkably easy. Early next week you next begin ... (click for more)