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.


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Food City Continues To Expand Home Delivery Service

Unemployment Across TN Holds Steady In August


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Food City officials announced Thursday the expansion of its new same-day delivery service into several new market areas, including Dalton and Ringgold, Maynardville Highway in Knoxville, and ... (click for more)

Statewide unemployment for Tennessee held steady in August. The latest statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development show the new seasonally adjusted rate ... (click for more)


Business

EPB Warns Public Of Robo Call Scam

EPB is receiving reports that some customers are receiving robo calls demanding immediate payment for their electric/fiber bills to avoid disconnection. Many of these calls have an (888) area code. EPB officials warn the public to disregard. Real EPB calls have a (423) area code, and it never requests payment in the message but simply ask customers to call for more information. (click for more)

Food City Continues To Expand Home Delivery Service

Food City officials announced Thursday the expansion of its new same-day delivery service into several new market areas, including Dalton and Ringgold, Maynardville Highway in Knoxville, and Tennessee Avenue in Chattanooga. The program is made possible through a joint partnership between the local retail supermarket chain and Instacart, a nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Shot On Sylvan Drive After Accosting Two People At Residence

Chattanooga Police said a man accosted two people at a residence on Sylvan Drive before he was shot early Saturday morning. Jeremy Brister, 25, was charged with aggravated criminal trespass, aggravated burglary and two counts of aggravated domestic violence. The victims were listed as a woman, 38, and a juvenile male. At 1:28 a.m., police responded to the 600 block ... (click for more)

4 Juveniles Arrested In Ridgeside On Aggravated Assault And Robbery Charges

East Ridge Police have arrested four juveniles for suspicion of aggravated assault and attempted aggravated robbery in the city of Ridgeside. Officers were in the Ridgeside area investigating a report of suspicious people walking in the area. While in the area, a call came in of an attempted car-jacking. Within minutes, East Ridge officers had three of four suspects in custody. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Let The Water Company Pay The Bill - And Response (2)

Tennessee American breaks a line and 35,000 people lose water for three days. Well they don’t exactly admit they broke it, they were working on it a few feet away and it just broke….so they say. One half of TAWC service area is out of water three days and nights, hospitals canceling surgery, schools closed and opened and then sending the children home, businesses shut down, government ... (click for more)

Hypocrisy Of Tennessee American Water Company Critics - And Response

All pump-pressure systems have acute failures. It is expected that utilities will experience system failures that are unanticipated, even with the best prevention. These would be acute failures. That is why all utilities from electric, water, and yes municipal sewer collection systems and treatment plants have response plans. Tennessee American Water Company experienced an acute ... (click for more)