Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 18-22

Thursday, March 14, 2019
March 18, Ribbon Cutting for Newk's Eatery Chattanooga
10 to 10:30 a.m.
Newk's Eatery Chattanooga: 2380 Lifestyle Way
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Newk’s Eatery Chattanooga.

March 19, Ribbon Cutting for Walmart Hixson
10 to 10:30 a.m.
Walmart Hixson: 5764 Hwy 153
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Walmart Hixson.

March 19, Ribbon Cutting for AAA - The Auto Club Group
11 to 11:30 a.m.
AAA - The Auto Club Group: 2396 Lifestyle Way, Ste.
102
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for AAA – The Auto Club group.

March 19, Red Bank/Signal Mountain Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Red Bank Community Center: 3620 Tom Weathers Dr.
Speaker: Kelsey Worley, ADS Security
$12

March 20, Southside Community Coffee
8 to 9 a.m.
Smart Furniture Studio: 1700 Broad St., Ste. 110
Join the Southside Chamber Council for their monthly Morning Joe. Held monthly on the third Wednesday of each month.
No cost.

March 20, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting
9:15 to 10:30 a.m.
Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.
Speaker: Ron Harr
No cost.

March 20, 2019 EXPO Chattanooga
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
Join hundreds of business, civic and community leaders for Chattanooga’s largest showcase of local business. Free and open to the public.

March 20, 2019 Small Business Awards Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2019 Small Business Awards Luncheon.

March 21, 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)
Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? In this seminar, we will cover business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more.
Register here<https://clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30380071>.
No cost.

March 21, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.
Speaker: Kelly Allen, Q Strategies
$10

March 21, Find Your Funding
1:30 to 3 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)
In this seminar, we will help you explore funding options. We'll cover traditional loans, crowd funding, bootstrapping, angel funding and venture capital funding. An SBA representative will be present to discuss loans specifically for small businesses.
Speakers: Jackie Merritt (SBA) & Lynn Chesnutt (TSBDC)
Register here<https://clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30380072>.
No cost.

March 21, Ribbon Cutting for Tier 1 Health & Wellness
2 to 2:30 p.m.
Tier 1 Health & Wellness: 2120 Northgate Park Ln., Ste. 402
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Tier 1 Health & Wellness.

March 21, Business After Hours | Moxy-Downtown Chattanooga
5 to 7 p.m.
Moxy-Downtown Chattanooga: 1220 King St.
Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in March is sponsored by Moxy-Downtown Chattanooga.
No cost.

March 21, Small Business Orientation Evening Seminar
5:30 to 7 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)
Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? In this seminar, we will cover business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more.
Register here<https://clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30380070>.
No cost.

March 22, Reality Check at Collegiate High School
9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Collegiate High School @Chattanooga State: 4501 Amnicola Hwy.
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.


Tennessee State Revenues For April Nearly 11 Percent More Than Previous Year

New Hamilton County Business Licenses

Vision Hospitality Group Debuts Home2 Suites By Hilton Chattanooga/Hamilton Place


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)

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: D. JONES DESIGNS DENNIS JONES DENNIS JONES 3 JEWELRY VENDOR 119 FAIR ST RED BANK TN 37415 4238754726 BEB REAL ESTATE ... (click for more)

Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. announced Friday the opening of Home2 Suites by Hilton Chattanooga/Hamilton Place, part of Hilton’s All Suites portfolio. The new hotel marks the award-winning ... (click for more)


Business

Tennessee State Revenues For April Nearly 11 Percent More Than Previous Year

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

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: D. JONES DESIGNS DENNIS JONES DENNIS JONES 3 JEWELRY VENDOR 119 FAIR ST RED BANK TN 37415 4238754726 BEB REAL ESTATE LLC BAILEY E BULLARD BAILEY BULLARD 3 REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE 19 MINNEKAHDA PLACE CHATTANOOGA TN 37405 4234881921 BERNAS CLEANING OSCAR D LOPEZ OSCAR D LOPEZ 3 RESIDENTAIL CLEANING 900 AIRPORT ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Ex-Wife Arrested Along With Man In Death Of Roger Dale Miller, Whose Bound Body Was Found In Meigs County

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)

Judge Sets $300,000 Bond For Woman Facing Attempted Murder Charge Who Is Described As "Sweet Like Pie"

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)

Roy Exum: Too Good To Be True

I spend several hours every day practicing what I call “My Morning Reading.” I search for stories I think will be of interest to a what has become a large group of followers because I love to share stories on just about any subject and, if they are funny, have the ability to inspire, or pass along wisdom that’s all the better. Sometimes, however there is a price to pay. About 20 ... (click for more)