Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 12-15

Thursday, March 7, 2019

March 12, Reality Check at Ooltewah High School

7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Ooltewah High School: 6123 Mountain View Rd.

If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to ninth graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 423.763.4321.

 

March 12, Hixson Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

Bethel Bible Village: 3001 Hamill Rd.

Join the Hixson Chamber Council for their monthly Council Coffee.

No cost.

 

March 12, STERIS IMS Hiring Event

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Springhill Suites: 495 Riverfront Pkwy.

Come to this hiring event as STERIS IMS is hiring and holding interviews for full-time Sterile Processing Technicians and full-time Operating Room Liaisons.

 

March 13, ChaTech Connect on New Connectivity Technologies (5G and Wi-Fi6)

8 to 9:30 a.m.

INCubator, 3rd Flr Training Room: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

Discuss the next generation of connectivity technologies and what that means for our connected future. Our panelists are Alan Collins of AT&T, Ken Smith of FreightWaves and Bradley Chambers of Brainerd Baptist School.

Call 423.826.8700 to register.

Members: No cost

Non-Members: $20

 

March 13, MidTown Chamber Council Meeting

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

Spare Time Chattanooga: 5518 Brainerd Rd.

Speaker: MidTown Clergy Panel

$12

 

March 13, Instagram Marketing Strategies

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

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

You have an Instagram for your business, now what? Lisa Brown of 3E Social can show you the ropes in this intermediate level seminar. You will learn how to: find your customers, grow your followers, engage with influencers, develop a content strategy and more.

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

$25

 

March 14, Southside Chamber Council Meeting

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

green|spaces: 63 E Main Street

Speaker: InfoSystems, Aaron Swann, IT Coach for Business Leaders

$12

 

March 14, East Brainerd Off the Clock

5 to 7 p.m.

Splitz Alley: 6241 Perimeter Dr.

Join the East Brainerd Chamber Council for their monthly Off the Clock mixer at Splitz Alley, held on the second Thursday of each month. Enjoy complimentary light appetizers as well as bowling.

No cost.

 

March 14, YPC After Hours at Citron Et Sel

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Citron Et Sel: 212 W. 8th St.

Join YPC for an After Hours event! This is a great opportunity for professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners to network and enjoy great food, drinks and music.

Register at ypchattanooga.org.

No cost.

 

March 15, 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 every month at Jason's Deli.

No cost.

 

March 15, Reality Check at Sequoyah High School

9:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Sequoyah High School: 9517 Ridge Trail Rd.

If you would like to volunteer in presenting this household management exercise to ninth graders, please contact Cathy Humble at chumble@chattanoogachamber.com or at 423.763.4321.

 

March 15, Ribbon Cutting for Workout Anytime Ooltewah

2 to 2:30 p.m.

Workout Anytime Ooltewah: 9408 Apison Pike

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Worktime Anytime – Ooltewah.


Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds Hamilton County Court's Decision To Exclude Videotape Of Post-Polygraph Statements

AG Slatery Joins In Fight Against Illegal Robocalls

TVA Board Focuses On Strengthening Tennessee Valley Public Power


In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a trial court acted within its discretion in excluding from trial a defendant’s videotaped statements given in a post-polygraph ... (click for more)

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III Thursday announced that as a result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies, the phone companies have ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors approved a number of forward-looking actions designed to add flexibility and stability to the public power model serving more than 10 million ... (click for more)


Business

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds Hamilton County Court's Decision To Exclude Videotape Of Post-Polygraph Statements

In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a trial court acted within its discretion in excluding from trial a defendant’s videotaped statements given in a post-polygraph interview. In so doing, the Court reversed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals. The defendant, Quintis McCaleb, was indicted on one count of aggravated sexual battery ... (click for more)

AG Slatery Joins In Fight Against Illegal Robocalls

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III Thursday announced that as a result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies, the phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. “Robocalls are uninvited, a breach of privacy, distracting and generally a menace,” said General Slatery. “This agreement should ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Police Officer Struck While Working Head-On Crash On Highway 153 At U.S. 27

A Chattanooga Police officer was struck while working a head-on collision on Highway 153 early Sunday morning. The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. near the intersection with U.S. 27. The officer was hit by a white pickup truck. He was taken to the hospital, but his condition was not immediately known. There were injuries in the head-on crash. After the incident, ... (click for more)

City Treasurer Set To Collect Business Improvement District Assessments After County Commission Balks

The City Treasurer is now set to collect the first-year assessments for the downtown Business Improvement District (BID) after the County Commission decided not to let Trustee Bill Hullander do it. The City Council is set to consider a resolution on Sept. 3 authorizing the treasurer to do the collections. The resolution is sponsored by Chairman Erskine Oglesby, a staunch supporter ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are There Too Many Hamilton County Schools? - And Response

Two recent articles reveal a great deal about the present state of local public education. Mixing and matching information and reading between the lines reveals even more. First, there is that loooonnnngg list of Top Hamilton County Schools Salaries 2019. That nearly incredible list covers only salaries from $70,000 and up, and includes 290 different individuals -- approaching ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why We Must Read

One of the greatest scenes in all of moviedom is at that moment in the movie “Patton” where only George C. Scott could provide the harsh cackle. Starring in the role of the famed World War II general, Scott stands in the turret of his command vehicle and yells in the wind, “Rommel, you magnificent bastard … I read your book!” What too few of those who caused the 1970 film to ... (click for more)