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


Stay Cool, Save Money

IdentiFi Launches To Match Candidates To Companies, Companies To Candidates

Access Garage Doors Expands Into South Raleigh Market


Tmperatures are on the rise, but that doesn't mean your electric bill has to go up in lockstep. Get smart about your energy use to keep your AC running and your bill under control. Temperatures ... (click for more)

IdentiFi Careers has opened at 1200 Market St. offering one-on-one consulting that helps growing companies find qualified candidates. “Having been in recruiting for over 20 years, I know that ... (click for more)

Access Garage Doors has expanded its growing company footprint into the south Raleigh market. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Access Garage Doors is a top-ranking authorized dealer for Liftmaster ... (click for more)



Business

Stay Cool, Save Money

Tmperatures are on the rise, but that doesn't mean your electric bill has to go up in lockstep. Get smart about your energy use to keep your AC running and your bill under control. Temperatures are rising as a heat wave grips the Valley. To keep us all calm, cool and collected, TVA has readied its electric grid for the expected strain summer temperatures can put on the transmission ... (click for more)

IdentiFi Launches To Match Candidates To Companies, Companies To Candidates

IdentiFi Careers has opened at 1200 Market St. offering one-on-one consulting that helps growing companies find qualified candidates. “Having been in recruiting for over 20 years, I know that it takes building genuine relationships to help organizations and talent find what they’re looking for,” said Kathy Lane, president of IdentiFi. “We focus on consultation and guidance tailored ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Rising Coronavirus Cases In Hamilton County Go Against Plan For Reopening All County Schools 5 Days A Week

With coronavirus cases increasing in Hamilton County, it is moving past the threshold the Hamilton County Schools set for reopening all schools five days a week. Officials said, " The most current data will determine which phase the district is in when we start school on Aug. 12 . The district will continue to track active case data provided by the Hamilton County Health Department ... (click for more)

Demand For Testing And COVID Numbers Rising In Hamilton County; County Has Highest Numbers, Hospitalizations Yet

Hamilton County health department administrator Becky Barnes on Tuesday reported a record-high 175 new COVID-19 cases in the county for a cumulative of 3,684. She said 1,408 of those cases are active. “We are seeing an increase in a demand for testing, but this is also an increase in positive cases. There has been a gradual increase in a demand for testing since early July, and ... (click for more)

Opinion

Warren Mackey: Why I Will Be Voting For County Commissioner Discretionary Spending - And Response

Because I am taking the lead on the County Commission in reinstating discretionary money, I take it that a Commissioner’s comments in the Chattanoogan.Com on July 13 where he asserts that giving discretionary money is a way of currying favor with voters in the next election was aimed at me. We haven’t had discretionary money for over five years now. In spite of not having the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: No! To Selfishness

It was a ‘heavy lift’ some years ago when a “discretionary spending allowance” was lifted away from each of the nine Hamilton County commissioners. It was no more than a “vote for me” ruse in each district. One of the best examples of it is to walk into Orchard Knob Elementary and see this ornate stone bench at the entrance. The name of the commissioner who gave it to the school ... (click for more)