Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Jan. 14-19

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Jan. 14, Ribbon Cutting for Northside Neighborhood House

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Northside Neighborhood House: 10161 Dayton Pike

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Northside Neighborhood House.

 

Jan. 14, Writing for Stress Relief

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Chattery at Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W. 6th St., Ste. 3L

A creative outlet like writing can help you reduce your stress and put your life into focus. In this class we will focus on self-expression.  

Register at thechattery.org.

$15

 

Jan. 15, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting

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

Alexian Village: 437 Alexian Way, 37377, Gold Room [LOCATION CHANGE]

Program: Signal Mountain Mayor Dan Landrum, State of the City

$12

 

Jan. 15, Ribbon Cutting for Wanderlinger Brewing Co.

2 to 2:30 p.m.

Wanderlinger Brewing Co: 1208 King St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Wanderlinger Brewing Co.

 

Jan. 16, Southside Chamber Council Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

Hampton Inn: 74 Starview Ln.

Join the Southside Chamber Council for their monthly Morning Joe. Held monthly on the third Wednesday of each month.

No cost.

 

Jan. 16, Reality Check at Lookout Valley High School

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Lookout Valley High School: 350 Lookout High St.

Reality Check teaches ninth graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to role play as heads of household on a set budget. Community volunteers are needed to assist with this event. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

 

Jan. 16, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

Speaker: Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy

No cost.

 

Jan. 16, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

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

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Laura McCann, Venture Forward

$10

 

Jan. 16, YPC Workshop Ft. Text Request

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney: 1100 Market St.

Join YPC for a workshop hosted by Text Request, a local startup helping companies communicate with their customers through text. Learn how they bootstrapped their startup to 1 million and beyond.

Register at ypchattanooga.com.

No cost.

 

Jan. 17, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting

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

Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.

Speaker: Matt Shafer, RN, Administrative Director - Telehealth, Erlanger Health System

$10

 

Jan 17, Find Your Funding

1:30 to 3 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

Explore your funding opportunities from traditional loans to bootstrapping, crowd funding and angel/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.

 

Jan. 17, Business After Hours | Vibrant Meals

5 to 7 p.m.

Vibrant Meals: 203 E. Main St. [NEW LOCATION]

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in January is sponsored by Vibrant Meals.

No cost.

 

Jan. 18, East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Jason's Deli: 2115 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join our East Brainerd Council for their monthly coffee on the third Friday of each month at Jason's Deli.

No Cost.

 

Jan. 18, Ribbon Cutting for Johnson Tax Service

1 to 1:30 p.m.

Johnson Tax Service: 5725 Ringgold Rd., Ste. D

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Johnson Tax Service.

 

Jan. 19, A Little Me Time

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Chattery at Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W. 6th St., Ste. 3L

This workshop is designed to help you reconnect to the truest parts of yourself, the things that are often buried under endless to-do lists and task-mastering. We'll spend time identifying with our core values and diving deeper into our unique personalities.

Register at the chattery.org

$35

 


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)