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

 


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Food City Continues To Expand Home Delivery Service

Unemployment Across TN Holds Steady In August


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Business

EPB Warns Public Of Robo Call Scam

EPB is receiving reports that some customers are receiving robo calls demanding immediate payment for their electric/fiber bills to avoid disconnection. Many of these calls have an (888) area code. EPB officials warn the public to disregard. Real EPB calls have a (423) area code, and it never requests payment in the message but simply ask customers to call for more information. (click for more)

Food City Continues To Expand Home Delivery Service

Food City officials announced Thursday the expansion of its new same-day delivery service into several new market areas, including Dalton and Ringgold, Maynardville Highway in Knoxville, and Tennessee Avenue in Chattanooga. The program is made possible through a joint partnership between the local retail supermarket chain and Instacart, a nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Shot On Sylvan Drive After Accosting Two People At Residence

Chattanooga Police said a man accosted two people at a residence on Sylvan Drive before he was shot early Saturday morning. Jeremy Brister, 25, was charged with aggravated criminal trespass, aggravated burglary and two counts of aggravated domestic violence. The victims were listed as a woman, 38, and a juvenile male. At 1:28 a.m., police responded to the 600 block ... (click for more)

4 Juveniles Arrested In Ridgeside On Aggravated Assault And Robbery Charges

East Ridge Police have arrested four juveniles for suspicion of aggravated assault and attempted aggravated robbery in the city of Ridgeside. Officers were in the Ridgeside area investigating a report of suspicious people walking in the area. While in the area, a call came in of an attempted car-jacking. Within minutes, East Ridge officers had three of four suspects in custody. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Let The Water Company Pay The Bill - And Response (2)

Tennessee American breaks a line and 35,000 people lose water for three days. Well they don’t exactly admit they broke it, they were working on it a few feet away and it just broke….so they say. One half of TAWC service area is out of water three days and nights, hospitals canceling surgery, schools closed and opened and then sending the children home, businesses shut down, government ... (click for more)

Hypocrisy Of Tennessee American Water Company Critics - And Response

All pump-pressure systems have acute failures. It is expected that utilities will experience system failures that are unanticipated, even with the best prevention. These would be acute failures. That is why all utilities from electric, water, and yes municipal sewer collection systems and treatment plants have response plans. Tennessee American Water Company experienced an acute ... (click for more)