Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 18-22

Friday, February 15, 2019
Feb. 18, Ribbon Cutting for Drake's
10:30 to 11 a.m.
Drake's: 7338 McCutcheon Rd.
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Drake’s.
 
Feb. 19, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger
Speaker: Red Bank Mayor Eddie Pierce 
$12
 
Feb 20, Southside Chamber Council Community Coffee
8 to 9 a.m.
District 3 Hotel: 100 W.
21st St. 
Join the Southside Council for their monthly Community Coffee.
No cost.
 
Feb 20, TDOT DBE Small Business Workshop
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in Republic lot.)
This is a Tennessee Department of Transportation Civil Rights Small Business Development Supportive Services Program.
Register at tylerengineers.com/events.  
No cost.
 
Feb. 20, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting
9:15 to 10:30 a.m.
Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.
Speaker: Tim Morgan, President of Chattanooga Sports Committee 
No cost.
 
Feb. 20, Facebook Marketing Strategies
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in Republic lot.)
You have a Facebook page for your business, now what? In this seminar, Lisa Brown of 3E Social will demonstrate best practices for small business Facebook pages. Topics covered will include: content strategy tips, increasing website traffic, understanding analytics and an overview of Facebook’s Business Manager, Ad Manager and Power Editor tools.
Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/. 
$25
 
Feb. 20, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.
Speaker: Don Mueller, VP & CEO, Children's Hospital at Erlanger
$10
 
Feb. 21, Small Business Orientation – Morning Seminar
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in Republic lot.)
This seminar is for anyone who is starting a business, or for businesses that need to get back to the basics. We will cover business entity options, tax registration, importance of a business plan, financing options and the extensive network of resources available through the TSBDC. This seminar is our prerequisite course for counseling.
Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/. 
No cost.
 
Feb. 21, North Hamilton County Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.
Speaker: LaPaz
$10
 
Feb. 21, Business After Hours | Courtyard Chattanooga at Hamilton Place
5 to 7 p.m.
Courtyard Chattanooga at Hamilton Place: 2210 Bams Dr.
Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in February is sponsored by Courtyard Chattanooga at Hamilton Place. 
No cost. 
 
Feb. 21, Small Business Orientation – Evening Seminar
5:30 to 7 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in Republic lot.)
This seminar is for anyone who is starting a business, or for businesses that need to get back to the basics. We will cover business entity options, tax registration, importance of a business plan, financing options and the extensive network of resources available through the TSBDC. This seminar is our prerequisite course for counseling.
Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/. 
No cost.
 
Feb. 22, YPC Networking Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Edney, Floor 5: 1100 Market St.
We're eating, mingling and getting to know each other. Join us!
Register at ypchattanooga.org.
Members - $5
Non-Members - $15

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Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Stuart McWhorter Monday announced that revenues for April exceeded the monthly revenues from the previous year. Overall state revenues ... (click for more)

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Business

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Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Stuart McWhorter Monday announced that revenues for April exceeded the monthly revenues from the previous year. Overall state revenues for April were $2.15 billion, which is a growth of 10.92 percent more than last year and $258.9 million more than the state budgeted. “April’s total tax revenues were surprisingly ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Business Licenses

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Breaking News

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A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple East Tennessee law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of two people who face charges in connection to last week’s homicide of a Decatur, Tn., man. At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI agents joined law enforcement officers from the Decatur ... (click for more)

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A woman described as a “peacemaker” and “sweet like a piece of pie” had her bond set at $300,000 after prosecutors said she aided her brother and his friend in a brutal murder. Charged with attempted first-degree murder, Sherquilla Hubbard faces a possible lengthy prison term for her role in the 2018 crime. Ms. Hubbard, 24, appeared in Hamilton County Criminal Court before Judge ... (click for more)

Opinion

Put Money Towards Our Youth Instead Of Remodeling Downtown

Our school systems are weakening more and more each year. The school system is always put on the back burner financially. No raise for teachers, no remodels, not even new books for our children. When budget cuts come from city officials they take from the schools first. How can you get an education when your building is falling apart? Instead of remodeling downtown Chattanooga ... (click for more)

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