Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 10-14

Friday, February 7, 2020
Feb. 11, Introduction to Public Speaking – Two-Part Workshop
1-2:30 p.m.
The Chattery
1800 Rossville Ave., Ste. 108
In this two-part series, you will learn a simple, easy method to crafting a message that can be applied to every speech engagement.  The class takes place over two days on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Emily Hardy
Register at thechattery.org.
$35  
 
Feb.
11, Ribbon Cutting for Fountainhead Taproom
4-4:30 p.m.
Fountainhead Taproom
1617 Rossville Ave.
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Fountainhead Taproom.
 
Feb. 11, The ABC’s of a Strategic Job Search
6-7 p.m.
The Chattery
1800 Rossville Ave., Ste. 108
Dr. Rose Opengart, Career Coach, will teach you the most strategic approach to finding the right job for you in your dream company.
Speaker: Dr. Rose Opengart
Register at thechattery.org.
$15  
 
Feb. 12, MidTown Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ponders Funeral Home, Reception Hall
4203 Brainerd Rd.
Speaker: Bill Rush, Executive Director of the JA Henry YMCA Branch
$12
 
Feb. 12, Ribbon Cutting for Real Living Southern Realty
11:30 a.m.-noon
Real Living Southern Realty
3303 Cummings Hwy.
Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Real Living Southern Realty.
 
Feb. 12, Must-Know Tax Tips For Your Business in 2020
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
INCubator
100 Cherokee Blvd.
If you're wondering what you should be filing, how to avoid headaches when doing your taxes, what "wayfair" is and what that means for your business, how to file taxes in multiple states and what the do's and don'ts are of handling tax audits... this is the class for you. There will also be time for Q&A.
Speaker: Rhonda Hampton, Senior Tax Manager at HHM CPAs
Register at tsbdc.org.
No cost. 
 
Feb. 12, How to Set and Maintain Healthy Boundaries
6-7 p.m.
The Chattery
1800 Rossville Ave., Ste. 108
Why are boundaries important? Assess the boundaries or lack of boundaries in your life. Choose a relationship or situation that could benefit from improved boundaries. In this class, we will cover a 5-step process to implement healthy boundaries in your daily life. 
Speaker: Christina Wright
Register at thechattery.org.
$15
 
Feb. 13, Southside Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 
green|spaces
63 E. Main St.
Networking: 11:30 a.m.-noon
Speaker: Reggie Piercy, Sandler Training
$12 for Chamber members; $15 for non-members
 
Feb. 13, YPC After Hours + Red Shoe Society Annual Membership Drive
5:30-9 p.m. 
Whiskey Thief
102 Walnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The Hart Gallery
110 E. Main St., 7-9 p.m.
Join YPC + Red Shoe Society from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Whiskey Thief for After Hours, then join us for Red Shoe Society’s Annual Membership Drive from 7-9 p.m. at The Hart Gallery.  
No cost. 
 

Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Robert Clark Of Lookout Mountain Named Chief Investment Officer For The Public Employees’ Retirement System Of Mississippi

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 17-21


Chattanooga gas prices have risen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 stations. Gas prices in Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Robert Clark, of Lookout Mountain, Tn., has been named chief investment officer for the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS). Mr. Clark, originally from Jackson, has worked ... (click for more)

Feb. 17, Connecting with Your Creativity through Writing 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave., Ste. 108 In this class, you will learn tips and tricks to help you find your ... (click for more)


Business

Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Chattanooga gas prices have risen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 stations. Gas prices in Chattanooga are 11.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 3.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Chattanooga is priced ... (click for more)

Robert Clark Of Lookout Mountain Named Chief Investment Officer For The Public Employees’ Retirement System Of Mississippi

Robert Clark, of Lookout Mountain, Tn., has been named chief investment officer for the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS). Mr. Clark, originally from Jackson, has worked since 2012 as portfolio manager with Southeastern Trust Company in Chattanooga. He will take the reins as PERS CIO next Tuesday. “We’re excited to have Mr. Clark join our team, and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Human Remains Found In Walker County

Human skeletal remains were found in Walker County in a wooded area about 500 yards off the roadway, east of the 4000 block of South Highway 27, Lafayette, by a man and his son while they were hunting Monday morning, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson. The remains are believed to be those of a Walker County man missing since Sept. 30. Robert “Robbie” Sisson III, ... (click for more)

Hinds Trial Set Sept. 29; Judge Declines Change Of Venue; Defense Seeks Evidence On Alleged 2nd Vehicle That Ran Over Body

Janet Hinds, who allegedly drove drunk and killed officer Nicholas Galinger in 2019, had her trial set for Sept. 29. Criminal Court Judge Don Poole also believed there was no need for a change of venue, saying that the court could go through a large number of candidates and find unbiased jurors in Hamilton County. Defense attorney Ben McGowan claimed that the police department ... (click for more)

Opinion

Celebrate President's Day By Remembering The Wisdom Of Our Founding Fathers - And Response

Monday, Feb. 17, is President’s Day. The holiday was originally designed to honor our first president, George Washington, and was celebrated on his birthday, Feb. 12. In an effort to give the public more leisure time, in 1971, President Richard Nixon officially designated certain federal holidays to be celebrated on Mondays. This included President Washington’s. Since it no longer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Super’s 25% Sham

I was talking to some fellas the other day – and these are pretty smart country boys – and posed this question: if a man was getting paid a base salary of $197,000, and then had a chance to jump to $240,000, what would be the percentage of ol’ Slick’s increase? One pulled out his cell phone and punched it, erased it, and punched some more. “Well, this thing says that if you had ... (click for more)