Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 21-23

Thursday, May 16, 2019

May 21, Public Service Industry Council Meeting

9 to 10:30 a.m.

Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St.

Public Service is one of four Industry Councils, an initiative of the Chattanooga Chamber, partnering with Hamilton County's Future Ready Institutes.

To become involved, email Mattie Moranmmoran@chattanoogachamber.com, for more information.

No cost.

 

May 21, Red Bank/Signal Mountain & International Business Chamber Council Joint Meeting

11:30 a.m.

to 1 p.m.

Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger

Speaker: Patrick Wilson, Director of the Office of Business Liaison at the U.S. Department of Commerce

$12

 

May 21, Intellectual Property Basics for Small Businesses

Noon to 1 p.m.

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

This class is for every small business ownerLearn how to protect your company's copyrights and trademarks without spending hours searching the internet, even if you have no idea where to begin.

Speaker: Autumn Witt Boyd (AWB Firm)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

May 22, Government Contracting Workshop

9 a.m. to noon

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

Learn how to do business with the government in this comprehensive 3-hour course which overviews the entire federal procurement process from start to finish. The introductory course outlines everything you need to know about government contracting and how to be successful in today’s procurement marketplace.

Speaker: Paul Middlebrooks (UT Procurement)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

May 23, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

Speaker: Darrell Akins, Executive Manager of the Tennessee Valley Corridor

$10


Local Attorney Elected To Regional Leadership Position, Brings Conference To Chattanooga

AG Slatery Says Individuals Own Their Own Data

First Tennessee Bank Changing Its Name To First Horizon


Brittany Thomas Faith, of the law firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C., has been elected by her peers as chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Mid-South Chapter and ... (click for more)

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III on Wednesday called for regulatory intervention that will protect consumers and allow competitors to enter the market currently dominated by ... (click for more)

First Tennessee Bank is changing its name to First Horizon effective this fall. First Horizon National Corporation on Tuesday announced that it will bring together its family of companies ... (click for more)


Business

Local Attorney Elected To Regional Leadership Position, Brings Conference To Chattanooga

Brittany Thomas Faith, of the law firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C., has been elected by her peers as chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Mid-South Chapter and the Association’s Executive Committee. The Mid-South chapter is a sub-chapter of the national Association that consists of lawyers in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Kentucky. ... (click for more)

AG Slatery Says Individuals Own Their Own Data

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III on Wednesday called for regulatory intervention that will protect consumers and allow competitors to enter the market currently dominated by a handful of tech platforms. General Slatery made this statement at Creighton University in Omaha, Ne. to a special session of the FTC as part of a multi-state panel of attorneys general addressing ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Woman Arrested On Drug Charges After Police Confiscate 50 Pounds Of Marijuana, 23 Pounds Of THC Oil

The Chattanooga Police Department Narcotics Unit arrested a woman on drug charges and confiscated 50 pounds of marijuana and 23 pounds of THC oil. Delores Lawrence, 63, of 1303 Arlington Ave., was charged with possession of marijuana for resale and possession of THC oil for resale. CPD narcotics investigators and Gun Team officers on Saturday stopped a suspect who was ... (click for more)

City Council To Vote Tuesday On Restarting Business Improvement District Process

The City Council will vote Tuesday night to restart the process of setting up a Business Improvement District (BID) in downtown Chattanooga. If the vote passes, it would set up a public hearing and final vote on July 23. Council members Erskine Oglesby, Anthony Byrd and Jerry Mitchell are sponsoring the resolution. In a raucous meeting last Tuesday night, there were numerous ... (click for more)

Opinion

Rhonda Thurman: More Money Won't Fix The Problems In The Hamilton County Schools - And Response

“For the Children”, “Invest in our future”, “Our children deserve a first class education”, “Our teachers make less than all the counties around us”, “It will only cost a latte a day or a night a week eating out”, these statements show up at HCDE school budget time as sure as, “Have a nice day” at the bank, “My pleasure” at Chick-fil-a and “Thank you for shopping at Walmart”. These ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What The Indians Knew

‘Flea’ Chambliss, who was a hale-and-hearty friend for my entire life, died at the age of 81 last week and, when the funeral is held at Lookout Mountain’s Church of the Good Shepherd this coming Tuesday (3:30 p.m.), you can bet some glorious stories will be told. After all, ‘Flea’ was indeed a Chambliss – their family Bible proclaiming he was regally known as John Alexander Chambliss ... (click for more)