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

 


Tennessee Supreme Court Holds Statutory Cap On Non-Economic Damages Doesn't Violate State Constitution

The Dog Wizard Expands To Chattanooga

State Rep. Ron Travis Selected To Carry Contract Procurement Bill On Behalf Of Speaker Sexton


In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court answered three certified questions from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, holding that Tennessee’s ... (click for more)

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Business

Tennessee Supreme Court Holds Statutory Cap On Non-Economic Damages Doesn't Violate State Constitution

In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court answered three certified questions from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, holding that Tennessee’s statutory cap on non-economic damages in civil cases does not violate the Tennessee Constitution. This case arose from injuries sustained by Jodi McClay in a store at the Nashville ... (click for more)

The Dog Wizard Expands To Chattanooga

Mobile dog training franchise, The Dog Wizard, has expanded to Chattanooga. Local Professional Dog Trainer John Hayes founded the dog training franchise in Chattanooga that launched in February. He’s been working in Chattanooga as a dog trainer for the past few years. Always perfecting his craft, Mr. Hayes said he wanted to offer Chattanooga an array of modern, world renowned ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Jacob Coyne Guilty Of Murder, Robbery; Gets Life In Prison In Slaying Of Jalen Little

A Criminal Court jury on Friday night found Jacob Coyne guilty in the March 2017 slaying of 19-year-old Jalen Little, who was shot down in the driveway of his home on Oak Tree Drive. Coyne was ruled guilty of first-degree murder, felony murder and especially aggravated robbery. He was sentenced by Judge Tom Greenholtz to life in prison on the two murder charges. He will be ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Airport Board Gives Go-Ahead For $25 Million Parking Garage

The Chattanooga Airport Board on Friday unanimously approved the awarding of $25 million to Hoar Construction in order to design and build a new four-level parking garage for the airport. While the current lot can house around 500 vehicles, the proposed parking garage will almost double the amount of spaces available. If all goes well, the project could be finished by next ... (click for more)

Opinion

Good Urban Design

Chattanooga is enjoying a robust movement to plan developments in a number of downtown neighborhoods, and there is good reason to believe that well designed development should be welcomed. The opposite is also true, that bad or poorly designed development should not be welcomed, especially if it seriously degrades the existing neighborhood. In the case of a sought after rezoning ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

At a recent self-help workshop for adult trauma victims, the main group was split into teams of eight for lunch. Each table was assigned a question, “What was your worst moment in your comeback?” At our table, everyone laughed about each other’s life-changing event but a beautiful girl, who had been a surgeon before a rare eye disease quickly took her sight, was dazzling. Currently, ... (click for more)