Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Sept. 9-13

Thursday, September 5, 2019

September 9, NEW-trepreneur Bookkeeping

Noon to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Learn 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.
No cost.

 

September 10, Hixson Council Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

First Bank: 1959 Northpoint Blvd.

Join the Hixson Council for their monthly Council Coffee.

No cost.

 

September 11, Pick the Brain of an Attorney: Q&A

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

In this one-hour Q&A session, ask your business-related legal questions. Concerned about a contract or partnership agreement? Maybe you’re wondering how you should structure your business? This is the place to inquire.

Speaker: Chuck Fisher, Grant, Konvalinka, and Harrison PC

Register at tsbdc.org.

No cost.

 

September 11, MidTown Chamber Council Meeting

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

Ponders Funeral Home: 4203 Brainerd Rd.

Speaker: Marsha Drake, Chief Equity Officer, Hamilton County Schools

$12

 

September 12, Ribbon Cutting for Qualified Staffing

9 to 9:30 a.m.

Qualified Staffing: 6221 Shallowford Rd., Ste. 103

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Qualified Staffing.

 

September 12, Southside Chamber Council Meeting

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

green|spaces: 63 E. Main St.

Program: Leadership Development & Problem Solving

Speaker: Sabrina Moon, Problem Solving Institute, LLC

$12

 

September 12, Small Business Orientation (Morning)

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

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? Maybe you recently started a business but you're worried you skipped something. In this seminar, we will cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more. We will also provide a startup checklist and other resources that will ensure you are on the right track.

Register at tsbdc.org.

No cost.

 

September 12, Effective Workforce Planning

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

If you need people to get work done, you need workforce planning. This class will teach you a powerful yet simple approach to getting the right capabilities, at the right time and place, for the right cost. Specially tailored to small, growing and entrepreneurial companies, this class will also provide fresh insights for seasoned HR professionals in big businesses. Avoid problems, build your talent pipeline and compete stronger with effective workforce planning. Offered by Eduity, LLC, in partnership with the Chattery.

Register at thechattery.org.

$15, bring your own lunch

 

September 12, Ribbon Cutting for Nature’s Elite CBD Inspired Wellness

3 to 3:30 p.m.

Nature’s Elite CBD Inspired Wellness: 7550 E. Brainerd Rd., Ste. 117A

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Nature’s Elite CBD Inspired Wellness.

 

September 12, YPC + After Hours

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Wanderlinger Brewing Co: 1208 King St.

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

Register at ypchattanooga.org

No cost.

 

September 12, Small Business Orientation (Evening)

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? Maybe you recently started a business but you're worried you skipped something. In this seminar, we will cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more. We will also provide a startup checklist and other resources that will ensure you are on the right track.

Register at tsbdc.org.

No cost.

 

September 13, Connecting Creative Energy

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

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

People are different -- no kidding! The important differences transcend race, ethnicity and other visible aspects of people. It’s time for a new approach that builds on the inherent value of diversity and inclusion. Join us for a lunch and learn session. 

Register at chattanoogachamber.com/events/details/8709.

INCubator Clients: $15; Non-INCubator Clients: $25 (includes lunch)

 

September 13, Ribbon Cutting for Chatt Taste, Food Tour

2 to 2:30 p.m.

Chatt Taste, Food Tour: 10 E. 7th St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Chatt Taste, Food Tour at Cooper's Alley.


Chattanooga Attorney Wright Receives Public Censure

Supreme Court Concludes Burglary Statute Applies To Banned Walmart Shoplifter

Attorney General Slatery Files Lawsuit Against Walker Stalkers, LLC And Its CEO


Chattanooga attorney Charles Gammons Wright has received a Public Censure from the Supreme Court of Tennessee. The Board of Professional Responsibility filed a Petition for Discipline against ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Supreme Court has clarified that the language of Tennessee’s burglary statute allows its application to a criminal defendant who enters a retail store from which the defendant has ... (click for more)

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has filed a lawsuit against Walker Stalkers, LLC and James Frazier in the Chancery Court of Davidson County. The State brings this civil enforcement action ... (click for more)




Business

Chattanooga Attorney Wright Receives Public Censure

Chattanooga attorney Charles Gammons Wright has received a Public Censure from the Supreme Court of Tennessee. The Board of Professional Responsibility filed a Petition for Discipline against Mr. Wright pursuant to Rule 9 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Tennessee. A Hearing Panel found Mr. Wright failed to advise his client of the one-year statute of limitations prior to ... (click for more)

Supreme Court Concludes Burglary Statute Applies To Banned Walmart Shoplifter

The Tennessee Supreme Court has clarified that the language of Tennessee’s burglary statute allows its application to a criminal defendant who enters a retail store from which the defendant has been previously banned and commits a theft. The defendant, Abbie Leann Welch, was indicted for misdemeanor theft and burglary, a Class D felony, for her involvement in a scheme to enter ... (click for more)

Breaking News

2 People Killed In Late-Night Crash On South Moore Road

A head-on crash on South Moore Road late Thursday night resulted in both drivers being killed. One victim was a man, 27, and the other was a woman, 49. A male passenger, 23, in one of the vehicles was injured. At approximately 11:22 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department's Traffic/DUI Unit responded to 100 South Moore Road on a two-vehicle traffic crash. Police said ... (click for more)

County School Board Votes 7-2 For New Contract With Supt. Bryan Johnson; Approves 2.5% Employee Raise

The County School Board voted 7-2 on Thursday night for a new four-year contract for Supt. Bryan Johnson that includes a significant raise to a base pay of $240,000. His base pay was $197,500 when he got a four-year contract in 2017. That contract was not due to run out until 2021. In favor were Tiffanie Robinson, Joe Wingate, Tucker McClendon, Karitsa Jones, Joe Smith, Jenny ... (click for more)

Opinion

Infinite Gratitude To The Entire Memorial Hospital Team

To Memorial Hospital doctors, nurses, staff and executive leadership, I want to offer and to express my sincere and profound gratitude for the extraordinary care and caring that you recently provided to one of my dearest and most beloved relatives. Last week, my loved one, who was suffering from flu symptoms, suddenly became seriously and critically ill with pneumonia in both ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: This Will Make You Cry

My word of the day, compliments of my friends at Dictionary.com, is phronesis (pronounced “froh-NEE-sis). It is a wonderful word that we should include in our daily prayers, asking God to mercifully instill phronesis within each of us in our every hour. It means “the wisdom in determining the ends and the means of attaining them, practical understanding, sound judgement.” Centuries ... (click for more)