Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Aug. 13-16

Thursday, August 9, 2018

August 13, 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)

Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner or considering starting your own business? It’s important to keep your finances tidy. Learn about 10 common bookkeeping mistakes and practical solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Bring your questions.

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

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

August 13, QuickBooks Online: Course 1 - Basics & Set Up

2 to 5 p.m.

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

Are you new to QuickBooks Online? Join us for an overview of how it works and learn best practices for bookkeeping.  Active clients of the TSBDC are eligible to receive a reduced rate for QuickBooks set up.  Contact your counselor to learn more.  You can have any QBO product level: Quick Start, QBO Essentials or QBO Plus for this class.

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

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

$125

 

August 14, Hixson Chamber Council Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Hixson: 5000 New Country Dr.

Please join the Hixson Council for their Monthly Council Community Coffee at La Quinta Inn & Suites Hixson.

No cost.

 

August 15, CELEBRATE!: The Sequel

8 to 9:30 a.m.

Chattanooga Zoo: 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.

Join Venture Forward in celebrating organizational collaboration at "CELEBRATE!: The Sequel," a bi-annual networking and recognition breakfast. This mid-year's CELEBRATE! breakfast will feature a speed networking activity that will allow you to engage with your neighboring nonprofits.

Register now.

$10 for Venture Forward members; $20 for non-members.

 

August 15, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

No cost.

 

August 15, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

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

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Panel from Chattanooga State Community College

$10

 

August 15, Facebook Marketing Strategies / Intermediate

3:30 to 5 p.m.

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

You have a Facebook page for your business, now what?  Discover Facebook best practices including content strategy tips, increasing website traffic, understanding analytics and an overview of Facebook’s Business Manager, Ad Manager and Power Editor tools.

Speaker: Lisa Brown, owner of 3E Social

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

$25

 

August 16, International Business Chamber Council Meeting

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

Elliott Davis: 629 Market St., #100

Speaker: Mary Stargel, Director of Innovation District Programs, on imagining the M.L. King Cultural Corridor

$10

 

August 16, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting

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

Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.

$10

 

August 16, Business After Hours sponsored by Pin Strikes

5 to 7 p.m.

Pin Strikes: 6241 Perimeter Dr., Suite 109

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in August is sponsored by Pin Strikes.

No cost.


Tennessee Supreme Court Holds Defendant Who Enters No Contest Plea Not Entitled To Notice

CO.LAB, Compañía And LAUNCH Chattanooga Graduate 1st Spanish CO.STARTERS Cohort

Spectruss Adds Business Development Hire James Knicely


The Tennessee Supreme Court affirmed the trial court’s revocation of judicial diversion for Westley A. Albright, who entered a no contest guilty plea to one count of solicitation of a minor, ... (click for more)

CO.LAB, Compañía and LAUNCH Chattanooga, organizations that promote business development and entrepreneurship in Chattanooga, graduated their first all-Spanish language cohort on Monday, Dec. ... (click for more)

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)


Business

Tennessee Supreme Court Holds Defendant Who Enters No Contest Plea Not Entitled To Notice

The Tennessee Supreme Court affirmed the trial court’s revocation of judicial diversion for Westley A. Albright, who entered a no contest guilty plea to one count of solicitation of a minor, for which he was placed on judicial diversion and received a one-year probationary term. As a condition of his probation, Albright was required to register as a sex offender and undergo sex ... (click for more)

CO.LAB, Compañía And LAUNCH Chattanooga Graduate 1st Spanish CO.STARTERS Cohort

CO.LAB, Compañía and LAUNCH Chattanooga, organizations that promote business development and entrepreneurship in Chattanooga, graduated their first all-Spanish language cohort on Monday, Dec. 3. CO.STARTERS, a program of CO.LAB that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into tangible plans, had their curriculum ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Ooltewah Residents Ask Sewage Treatment Plant Go In Meigs County Instead; WWTA Says Growth To Be Stymied Without Plant

An overflow crowd of Ooltewah residents opposed to a sewage plant "in their back yard" recommended on Wednesday that it go further north, perhaps Meigs County where TVA is building a major power center. Officials of the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) said Mahan Gap Road is the best location and least expensive. Without a new plant, development ... (click for more)

Earthquakes Hit Tennessee Valley Early Wednesday Morning

Two earthquakes happened early Wednesday morning just north of Chattanooga, awakening many early in the morning. The earthquakes registered at 4.4 and 3.3 magnitudes at 4:27 a.m. Some people felt them in North Chattanooga and Ooltewah. They were also felt as far away as Atlanta. The epicenters were at Spring City and Ten Mile. The quakes were the strongest in the area ... (click for more)

Opinion

Alstom And Tubman: A Tale Of Two Sites

The former Alstom industrial site on the riverfront and the former Harriett Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga both have a lot of redevelopment potential. And yet the city of Chattanooga seems to view them quite differently. Alstom is the fair-haired child; Tubman is the forgotten child. The Alstom area was recently designated as an "opportunity zone" in a new program ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We're Torturing Millions

I’ll admit it – I would rather hurt than take an opioid pain pill. Hydrocodone and its cousins scare the willies out of me because once when I was ‘drug sick,’ it was the worst sickness I have ever known. For somebody who always has somewhere that it hurts, I know that opioids are wonderful when used properly but because they are increasingly abused by society, there are now over ... (click for more)