Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Jan. 21-25

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jan. 22, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr.

Program: Digital Advertising Roundtable

Speakers: Cory Barnes of RallyBoost, LLC, Clay Posey of ClearBox Strategies, Inc., Shana Browne of Magnolia Heart Creative, David McJunkin of MyNooga.com & Bryan Bunch of RevLocal

$12

 

Jan. 22, Get Found on Google Search & Maps

2 to 3:30 p.m.

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

We’ve teamed up with local Google Partner McNair Media to help put every business in Chattanooga on the map. You will learn: how to be found by your customers by creating your FREE Google Search and Maps listings, and how to optimize this for desktops and mobile devices. Every attendee should pre-register.

Speakers: Erik McNair, McNair Media

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 22, Ribbon Cutting for The Plastic Surgery Group

4:30 to 5 p.m.

The Plastic Surgery Group: 901 Riverfront Pkwy.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for The Plastic Surgery Group.

 

Jan. 22, Ooltewah/Collegedale Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Springhill Suites: 8876 Old Lee Hwy.

Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council for their monthly mixer, held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

No cost.

 

Jan. 22, International Business Chamber Council Mixer

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Mad Priest Coffee & Cocktails: 719 Cherry St., Ste. 100

Join the International Business Council for a mixer at The Mad Priest Coffee & Cocktails. 10 percent of all sales during this mixer will go towards the Councils Scholarship Program to help Chattanooga business students study abroad.
No
cost.

 

Jan. 23, Ribbon Cutting for The Flying Locksmiths of Greater Chattanooga & NW Georgia

10 to 10:30 a.m.

The Flying Locksmiths of Greater Chattanooga & NW Georgia: 2212 Encompass Dr., Ste. 168

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for The Flying Locksmiths of Greater Chattanooga & NW Georgia.

 

Jan. 23, Social Media 101

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

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

TSBDC partners with 3E Social to deliver a seminar and discussion on how to utilize social media for your business. A brief overview of various social media platforms, their respective audiences and posting best practices on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more.

Speaker: Lisa Brown, owner of 3E Social

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 24, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

Speaker: Coach Zach Ferrell, Hamilton Heights Christian Academy

$10

 

Jan. 24, Intellectual Property 101

9 to 10 a.m.

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

When building a business, it can be easy to forget to legally protect what you've created. Kevin Christopher, founder of Ridgeline Venture Law, will discuss IP best practices, so entrepreneurs can be better prepared to safeguard the unique attributes of their business.

Call 423.752.4301 for registration details.

No cost.

 

Jan. 24, Small Business Orientation Morning Seminar

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

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

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 startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 24, Reality Check at Ivy Academy

Noon to 2:45 p.m.

Ivy Academy: 8512 Dayton Pike, 37379

Reality Check teaches ninth graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to roleplay as heads of household on a 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. 24, Small Business Orientation Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

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 startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 25, ACEs, The Tennessee Story: Building Strong Brains Screening Series & Workshop 2-Day Session

Jan. 25, 6 to 9 p.m. & Jan. 26, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

WTCI-TV 45: 7540 Bonnyshire Dr.

This 2-day opportunity will engage up to 140 guests in screenings and guided breakout sessions that will further educate the public on the impact of ACEs on families and the community. Participants will engage in discussions about the content of the screenings and their work in the community in order to help Chattanooga grow as a trauma-informed community.

Contact jcrutchfield@wtcitv.org to register.

No cost.


BASF In Chattanooga Honored For Workplace Safety And Health Record

Hamilton County WWTA Board Names Michael Patrick Executive Director

Office Furniture Warehouse To Hold Networking Event On April 26


The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration has awarded BASF-Lost Mound Drive in Chattanooga with the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health. TOSHA Assistant ... (click for more)

The Hamilton County WWTA Board of Commissioners named Michael Patrick as the organization’s executive director at Wednesday’s meeting. Prior to joining the WWTA, Mr. Patrick was the director ... (click for more)

Office Furniture Warehouse, two-time winner of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year Award, is inviting the community to celebrate its recent victory at its 1900 Stuart ... (click for more)


Business

BASF In Chattanooga Honored For Workplace Safety And Health Record

The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration has awarded BASF-Lost Mound Drive in Chattanooga with the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health. TOSHA Assistant Commissioner Steve Hawkins presented the award Thursday to the company’s employees and management team in Chattanooga. “BASF-Lost Mound Drive has demonstrated a strong commitment ... (click for more)

Hamilton County WWTA Board Names Michael Patrick Executive Director

The Hamilton County WWTA Board of Commissioners named Michael Patrick as the organization’s executive director at Wednesday’s meeting. Prior to joining the WWTA, Mr. Patrick was the director of the city of Chattanooga’s Water Wastewater Resources Division. He was responsible for the overall operation of the city’s regional water and wastewater collection and treatment system. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

TDOT Plans To Add 1 Lane In Each Direction To I-24 From Georgia State Line To US 27; New Section Of Apison Pike To Be Widened

The state plans to add one lane in each direction to a seven-mile section of Interstate 24, which is one of the most congested freeways in the country. The purchase of right of way for the project is included in TDOT’s annual three year transportation program. Right of way is listed for 2022 in a section between the Georgia state line and Brown's Ferry Road and another ... (click for more)

Man, 50, Shot In Road Rage Incident On Bailey Avenue; Christopher Bell, 29, Wanted For Attempted Criminal Homicide

A man, 50, was shot on Bailey Avenue on Thursday afternoon, and Christopher Bell, 29, is wanted for criminal attempted homicide. At approximately 3:20 p.m. Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a person shot call at 1050 Bailey Ave. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man stated to police that he and the suspect were involved in a vehicle ... (click for more)

Opinion

Save The Wildlife, Mr. Berke

Why in the world would there be any question regarding the wildlife at East Lake park, and the humane relocation of same? Why would anyone need to beg for the right thing to be done? Maybe if the ducks could ride scooters, there would be money for this. Or maybe if they had means to pay for one of the so-called affordable apartments we have in Chattanooga, they would rate the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What's 'Good' About It?

For the biggest part of my life (a real long time) I refused to acknowledge what is “good” about Good Friday. Today, in literally every country on earth, it is ‘Good Friday’ and, nope, nothing is “good” about killing my Jesus. Forget that it is the most singular display of His love for me, and I push all of the human race aside, to stand completely alone, and feel Jesus’ eyes on ... (click for more)