Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 23-Dec. 2

Friday, November 20, 2020

November 30, ONLINE: North Chattanooga Chamber Council Meeting

Noon to 1 p.m.

Program: Outdoor Chattanooga

Speaker: Sunshine Loveless

Register here.

No cost.

 

December 3, ONLINE: Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

11 a.m.

to Noon

Program: Spirit of Philanthropy Panel

Speakers: Participants will be Maeghan Jones, President of the Community Foundation of Chattanooga; Rachel Hargis, from Unum’s Corporate Responsibility division; Scott Wilson, VP of Corporate Communications & Community Relations at BC/BS

Register here.

No cost.

 

December 3, ONLINE: East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Join the East Ridge Chamber Council as we hear from East Ridge Needy Child Fund.

Register here.

No cost.

 

December 4, ONLINE: Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Consider attending this monthly networking event in Ooltewah to catch up with the best business connections around.

Register here.

No cost.

 

December 4, INCubator Holiday Pop-Up Market at the Moxy

2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Shop Startups for the Holidays! Join us Friday, December 4, as INCubator, Chatt*Lab and LAUNCH startups pop up at the Moxy Hotel to sell their unique products that make perfect for gifts for all your friends and family. Masks are required as we want to protect the safety of our guests and small businesses. 

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

Heavy Rain And Then Snow Showers In Forecast For Chattanooga As Warm Temps Retreat

Heavy rain and then snow showers are in upcoming weather forecasts for the Chattanooga area as warm temperatures retreat. An approaching storm is expected to bring up to two inches of rain on Sunday night. Then there is a chance of rain and snow on Monday night as the mercury drops to 28 degrees. Here is the upcoming forecast: Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers, ... (click for more)

Tennessee Has 3,052 New COVID Cases, 13 More Deaths; Hamilton County Has 320 New COVID Cases And 1 New Death

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is 366,518 on Sunday with 3,052 new cases. There have been 13 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,554, said state Health Department officials. Hamilton County had 320 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The new total is 17,826. There was one more death from the virus in the county since Friday, bringing the total to 153. ... (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: A Thanksgiving Lesson

We had a strict rule at our house in my childhood that whenever there was a festive dinner of any type, politics were never allowed to be broached nor discussed, and the only time religion was ever mentioned was during the blessing itself. So, I laughed from a lifetime of experience when I heard on Saturday that one of my dearest friends, suddenly surrounded by flaming lefties who ... (click for more)