Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Weeks Of June 24 And July 1

Thursday, June 20, 2019

June 24, Ribbon Cutting for Fast Access Healthcare

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Fast Access Healthcare: 2372 Lifestyle Way, Ste. 152

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Fast Access Healthcare.

 

June 25, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr.

$12

 

June 25, Ribbon Cutting for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Center

Noon to 1 p.m.

Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Center: 2177 Northpoint Blvd., Ste. 111

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Center.

 

June 25, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association PM Regathering

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Gate 11 Distillery: 1400 Market St., Ste. 108 (Inside the Chattanooga Choo Choo)

Join the LC Class of 2008-09 for their 10 Year reunion and encourage YOUR classmates to join us for a fun evening of fellowship. Light appetizers will be provided as well as a cash bar. 

 

June 25, Ooltewah Collegedale Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Springhill Suites: 8876 Old Lee Hwy

Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer, held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. There will be complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

No cost.

 

June 26, Hixson Chamber Council After Hours

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Logan's Roadhouse: 504 Northgate Mall

Join the Hixson Council for their After Hours event. Light appetizers provided.

No cost.

 

June 27, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10

 

June 27, TSBDC Small Business Orientation (Morning)

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

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

This class is for anyone thinking about starting a business or who has recently started a business. In this seminar, we cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more.

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

June 27, TSBDC Small Business Orientation (Evening)

5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

This class is for anyone thinking about starting a business or who has recently started a business. In this seminar, we cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more.

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

June 28, Pride Month Networking Event 2019

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Miller Park: East Martin Luther King Blvd.

In celebration of Pride Month, the Chattanooga Chamber presents the Pride Month Networking Event 2019. All are welcome as we promote open dialogue about diversity and inclusion issues and as we continue working toward creating inclusive work environments for everyone. Enjoy music, local food trucks, great conversation and hear a few words from City of Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke.

No cost.

 

June 28, YPC Lunch + Networking

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

green|spaces: 63 E. Main St.

Join YPC for their monthly lunch. This month, hear from Kaia Moore (outgoing president), Josh Cropp (incoming chair) and play a networking game.

Register at ypchattanooga.org/events.

Members: $5, Non-members: $15

 

Week of July 1

 

July 2, Member Orientation

8:30 to 10 a.m.

Chattanooga Chamber Board Room: 811 Broad St.

Join us to learn more about your member benefits and what's going on at the Chamber! Please RSVP to Ann Riley, ARiley@ChattanoogaChamber.com.

No cost.

 

June 3, TSBDC New-trepreneur Bookkeeping: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Noon to 1 p.m.

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

Make sure you're on track by learning 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more.

Speaker: Lynn Talbott (HR Business Solutions)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.


Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 22-26

Chattanooga's CPRWrap To Compete In New LaunchTN Pitch Competition At 36|86

AZA President And CEO Dan Ashe's Visit To TN Aquarium Postponed Until August


July 22, E-Commerce 101 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. Does selling on Amazon help you or hurt you? Which e-commerce platforms should avoid? What's the simple marketing ... (click for more)

Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN), a public-private partnership that fosters entrepreneurship across the state, on Thursday announced the finalists for the LaunchTN Pitch Competition, held in Nashville ... (click for more)

Dan Ashe, president and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, was set to visit the Tennessee Aquarium on Friday in recognition of more than a quarter-century of continuous AZA Accreditation. ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 22-26

July 22, E-Commerce 101 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. Does selling on Amazon help you or hurt you? Which e-commerce platforms should avoid? What's the simple marketing machine you can build yourself to bring in more customers? Daniel shar es from his experience consulting with startups and multi-million dollar brands to answer the important questions ... (click for more)

Chattanooga's CPRWrap To Compete In New LaunchTN Pitch Competition At 36|86

Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN), a public-private partnership that fosters entrepreneurship across the state, on Thursday announced the finalists for the LaunchTN Pitch Competition, held in Nashville at Ole Red on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. CT as part of 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival . Governor Bill Lee will offer remarks during the event about the state of entrepreneurship ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Volkswagen Chattanooga Announces New Members For Leadership Team

A new CEO for Volkswagen Chattanooga was announced on Thursday. Frank Fischer introduced Tom du Plessis to all Chattanooga employees at a team meeting. Also introduced was Burkhard Ulrich, successor to Nicole Koesling, as incoming senior vice president of human resources for the factory. Former Chattanooga finance manager Brent Hinson returns from Volkswagen of America’s headquarters ... (click for more)

Latest County School Budget Cuts Most Student Fees, Adds Literacy Aides; Across-The-Board Increase Stays At 2.5%

County School officials on Thursday presented a revised budget that eliminates most school fees and adds 10 literacy aides. The employee pay increase remains at 2.5 percent - short of the five percent that was included in the initial budget requiring a 34-cent property tax increase. That tax rise was rejected 5--4 by the County Commission. Board member Tucker Pennington put ... (click for more)

Opinion

Senator Alexander's Solution To Surprise Medical Billing Is Worrisome

Senator Lamar Alexander has been promoting the Lower Healthcare Cost Act legislation passed by the Senate HELP committee he chairs earlier this month. There are many provisions in the bill that will work to lower healthcare costs, something that we all want. His solution for surprise medical bills, however causes more problems than it solves. The bill forces physicians to accept ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Cocker Spaniel Story

Back during the spring, I got word about a book entitled “The White House Boys” and was urged to read it. A friend told me she felt like author Roger Dean Kiser and I shared a similar style in the way we both painted with words. Since then I have happened across several articles penned by Mr. Kiser and I can’t imagine being more humbled or grateful that our names have appeared in ... (click for more)