Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Oct. 26-30

Friday, October 23, 2020

Oct. 27, Online: East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

Noon-1 p.m.

Join the East Brainerd Chamber Council to make connections and learn about strengthening community efforts.

Register here.

No cost.

  

Oct.

27, Online: Creating a Business Plan 

2-4 p.m. 

A business plan is critical for small businesses (especially those that are seeking funding). This class is for those that have identified who, what, when, how, and where they are selling but need guidance with putting it on paper. Whether you’re just starting your business, or you’re refocusing your mature business, this course is for you. Attendees will walk away from this workshop with the tools and resources they need to complete their business plan. Hosted by the TSBDC. 

Register here.  

No cost.  

 

Oct. 29, Online: Chamber Council Networking 

8-9 a.m. 

The Chamber Membership Team is hosting a meeting in partnership with Chamber Councils. Get ready to make great connections! 

Register here

No cost. 

  

Oct. 29, Online: Small Business Orientation  

1-2:30 p.m. 

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 may have missed a critical step. This class will cover: business entity options, how to get your business licenses, tax registration, planning, and financing options! After attending this class, you will also have access to TSBDC counselors and other resources, including a Startup Checklist that will help ensure you are on the right track. 

Register here.  

No cost.  

 

Oct. 29, Online: YPC + RSS: Virtual Trivia Night  

6-8 p.m.  

Red Shoe Society of Greater Chattanooga (RSS) & Young Professionals of Chattanooga (YPC) are hosting a Halloween-themed Trivia Night. Join us for a night of fun and challenging questions! Gather your team of 5 (max) and plan out your costumes & team name. See you there!  

Register here.  

 

Oct. 30, Online: YPC + Lunch: WFH Organizational Hacks  

Noon-1 p.m.  

When you first began working virtually, the excitement made it easy to stick to a schedule. However, as the months progressed and you became more relaxed, your once tidy desk (or dining room table) has started to pile with paperwork. As the number of files and emails grow, your anxiety level can rise along with it. Join YPC as we hear from a panel about organizational hacks to help you escape the clutter cycle and stay on top of your game.  

Register here.  

No cost.


Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership Releases New Tools To Promote The Region

Unemployment Rates Increase In 93 Counties

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans To Give Wisely This Holiday Season


The Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership has unveiled Greater Chattanooga Economic Development, which will serve as the organization’s primary quality-of-life marketing program for talent ... (click for more)

Many Tennessee counties experienced changes in their unemployment rates during October, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Unemployment ... (click for more)

In this season of giving, Secretary of State Tre Hargett cautions Tennesseans to be wary of scams when making charitable donations. "Tennesseans are generous and support each other in times ... (click for more)



Business

Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership Releases New Tools To Promote The Region

The Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership has unveiled Greater Chattanooga Economic Development, which will serve as the organization’s primary quality-of-life marketing program for talent attraction and business recruitment. The program includes a digital magazine and print publication and significant exposure on Livability.com, a national website with information about more ... (click for more)

Unemployment Rates Increase In 93 Counties

Many Tennessee counties experienced changes in their unemployment rates during October, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Unemployment in 93 of Tennessee’s 95 counties increased in October. Davidson and Sevier counties saw their rates decrease during the month. During October, two counties in the state had unemployment ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tennessee Has 4,404 New COVID Cases, 53 More Deaths

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is 352,376 on Thursday with 4,404 new cases. There have been 53 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,519, said state Health Department officials. The state currently has 2,178 people hospitalized from the virus, 5 less than on Wednesday. There have been 312,885 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (89 ... (click for more)

Georgia Has 26 New Coronavirus Deaths, 2,946 New Cases

Georgia state health officials reported on Thursday there have been 26 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 8,716. There were 2,946 new cases as that total reached 413,909 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Hospitalizations are at 34,587, up 174 from Wednesday. Here are the numbers by county: Catoosa County: 1,997 cases, up 25; 29 deaths; ... (click for more)

Opinion

County Employees Need A Bonus Too

A few weeks ago we learned that Sheriff Jim Hammond was asking for a second raise. Earlier this year Hamilton County employees were notified that "due to COVID-19" there would be no raises for employees of any kind this year. I guess Mr. Hammond didnt get that memo about no raises. Why is it that some employees will be getting a raise and others are not? That doesn't really ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Second-Best Meal

Just in the nick of time comes a prudent health advisory for this holiday weekend: If you happen to see 15-to-20 cars gather at one house in your neighborhood, immediately rush to your refrigerator and drink a large glass of milk as fast as you can get it down. You’ll be able to sense the cold milk with your teeth, which is why drinking milk is one of the best things you can do ... (click for more)