Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 22-26

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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 shares from his experience consulting with startups and multi-million dollar brands to answer the important questions every business owner should ask themselves about e-commerce.

Speaker: Daniel Leake (eCom Leverage)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

July 22, Adulting Summer Camp - The Real World: Chattanooga Job Market

6 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney: 1100 Market St., Floor Five

Don't miss this panel discussion - from resumes to networking, we'll be talking about all things career. Join Darian Scott (moderator), Talent & Economic Inclusion Director of the Chattanooga Chamber, Linda Murray Bullard of LSMB Business Solutions, Jason Bowers of The Daily Ration and The Bitter Alibi, Tyler Howell of Pamper Garner & Associates and more.

Register at the chattery.org

No cost.

 

July 23, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr.

Speaker: Improvise Like It's Your Job, Jacob Moore

$12

 

July 23, Ooltewah Collegedale Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Springhill Suites: 8876 Old Lee Hwy.

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

 

July 24, Adulting Summer Camp: The Friend Zone

6 to 7:30 p.m.

The Daily Ration: 1220 Dartmouth St.

Does the idea of networking stress you out? Welcome to The Friend Zone - a networking event without the awkward ... networking. Come dance to the tunes of D J M C P R O, purchase food and drinks from our friends at The Daily Ration and if you feel brave, meet a new friend.

Register at thechattery.org

No cost.

 

July 25, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

Speaker: District 5 City Councilman, Russell Gilbert

$12

 

July 25, TSBDC Small Business Orientation (Morning)

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This class is for anyone who 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.

 

July 25, TSBDC Small Business Orientation (Evening)

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

This class is for anyone who 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.

 

July 26, YPC + Lunch

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in Republic Parking lot)

Join YPC for their monthly lunch as they hear from Ginger Terrell on networking in an event-driven town.

Register at ypchattanooga.org.

$12


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

TVA Board Focuses On Strengthening Tennessee Valley Public Power

Judge Rob Philyaw Given McCain-Abernathy Award


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)

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)

A number of Tennessee judges, including Judge Rob Philyaw, received awards at the joint Tennessee Council of Juvenile Judges/Tennessee Juvenile Court Services Association Conference in Franklin. ... (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)

TVA Board Focuses On Strengthening Tennessee Valley Public Power

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 people in TVA’s service territory at its meeting in Knoxville, said officials. The board approved both an FY20 budget that does not increase wholesale power rates and sets a new strategic ... (click for more)

Breaking News

CFC Interested In Having 3 Soccer Fields At 13 Acres Of Montague Park Available For Development; Montague Descendants Oppose Any Commercial Use

The city of Chattanooga is seeking Requests for Proposals for the development of 13 acres at Montague Park by E. 23rd Street. A pre-bid meeting was held at the site on Wednesday morning, and the proposals are due by Sept. 10. A city panel will review the proposals and make a recommendation. Tim Kelly, chairman and co-founder of the Chattanooga Football Club, confirmed that ... (click for more)

State Dismisses Manslaughter Charge Against Jadarius Knox; Anguished Mother Of Victim Says "He Didn't Have To Kill Him"

The District Attorney's Office on Thursday dismissed a voluntary manslaughter charge against Jadarius Knox, saying evidence in the case in which Dakota Biddle was killed showed a self defense theory could be found to be valid. Knox was original charged with criminal homicide in the May 2018 incident on Basswood Drive, but it was reduced to voluntary manslaughter at the Grand ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are There Too Many Hamilton County Schools?

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: A Drum Major For Peace

There have been many Christmas Seasons when I have looked high and low for Christmas Cards that included the poem, “One Solitary Life.” I came across the revered poem easily over 40 years ago during a kiddie matinee at the famed Radio City Music Hall, which is in midtown Manhattan. The Radio Music Hall is huge – it can comfortably seat 6,000 – and so awesome is the Christmas Spectacular ... (click for more)