Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Aug. 6-13

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

August 6, Beginner Shopify

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

This class is for anyone who is just getting started with Shopify. No previous experience required.

Register here.

$25

 

August 7, North Chattanooga Council Meeting

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

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speaker: Tyler Howell, Pamper Garner & Associates

$10

 

August 7, Ribbon Cutting for Quality Medical Recruiting

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Quality Medical Recruiting: 625 E. Main St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Quality Medical Recruiting.

 

August 8, MidTown Council Meeting

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

Spare Time Chattanooga: 5518 Brainerd Rd.

Speaker: Scott Barker, FBI – Cyber Security for Businesses

$12

 

August 9th, Nonprofit Startup Information Session

9:30 a.m. to noon

United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Venture Forward: 630 Market St.

Interested in starting a nonprofit in Tennessee? This information session covers early considerations such as for profit business options and collaboration, differences between a nonprofit and for profit, and an overview of the nonprofit startup process.  Attendees will leave with trusted online and print resources to guide the process. 

Speaker: Laura McCann, Executive Director – Venture Forward

Register here.

$25  

 

August 9, Ribbon Cutting for Mueller Water Products

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Mueller Water Products 633 Chestnut St., Ste. 1200

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Mueller Water Products.

 

August 9, Southside Council Meeting

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

green|spaces: 63 E. Main St.

Speaker: Tiffanie Robinson, School Board: Southside School Update

$12

 

August 9th, 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 Start Up packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register here.

No cost.

 

August 9, Young Professionals of Chattanooga

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Alchemy, Rooftop bar at The Westin: 801 Pine St., 10th Fl.

Soak up the summer days with YPC! 

Register here.

No cost.

 

August 9, East Brainerd Off the Clock

5 to 7 p.m.

Pin Strikes: 6241 Perimeter Dr.

Join the East Brainerd Council for their monthly Off the Clock mixer at Pin Strikes, held on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Enjoy complimentary light appetizers as well as bowling.

No cost. 

 

August 9th, 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 Start Up packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register here.

No cost.  

 

August 10, East Brainerd Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: 7737 E. Brainerd Rd.

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

No Cost.

 

August 10, Ribbon Cutting for CHI Memorial Convenient Care Atrium

10 to 10:30 a.m.

CHI Memorial Convenient Care Atrium: 1949 Gunbarrel Rd., Ste. 200

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for CHI Memorial Convenient Care Atrium.

 


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

Public Space Study Continues With Gehl's Visit

GDOL Keeping Up With Pace Of Federal Claims From Furloughed Workers


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)

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)

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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)

Public Space Study Continues With Gehl's Visit

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 house at The Bessie Smith Cultural Center to seek input about people's experiences in public spaces downtown. The meeting is part of larger study to improve public spaces in the District. (click for more)

Breaking News

McNally Says New Governor Lee To Continue State's Success

Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge)said Saturday, following the inauguration of Governor Bill Lee by joint convention of the Tennessee General Assembly, that the new governor will continue the state's recent success. "Despite the weather in Nashville, today was a beautiful day in Tennessee. The inauguration of Bill Lee gave this state something not seen before in modern ... (click for more)

5 Arrested For Blocking Road During Women's Rally In Chattanooga

Five people were arrested during a Women's Rally in Chattanooga on Saturday. They were charged with obstructing a highway. They included Virginia Marie Moss, 57, of 981 Fairmount Ave. and Alaina Kailyn Cobb, 32, of 3615 Highland Terrace Dr. Also arrested was William Boyd Nix, 49, of 901 Siskin Dr. and Joel Ryan Willis, 52, of 5700 Roper St., East Ridge. Jean-Marie Lawrence, ... (click for more)

Opinion

Jim Morgan - My Coach And Neighbor

Upon Jim Morgan's death, my mind and heart flooded back to my memories of growing up in Chattanooga. I thought I would share my fond memories of such a great man. A few thoughts for one of the sweetest and finest men I ever knew: I remember Jim Morgan "Coach" not just as one of his wrestlers, but as a close family friend, teacher and neighbor. While Coach was my ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

It seems there has been quite an increase in calls from telemarketers and I asked my man Cleo if he had any idea how to stop them. “What works if you are male -- Telemarketer: "Hi, my name is Judy and I'm with XYZ Company." You wait for a second and, with a real husky voice, ask, "What are you wearing?" If you are a female try this: Cry out in surprise, "Judy? Is that you? Oh my ... (click for more)