Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events April 14-16

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Apr. 14, Live call: Local COVID-19 Legislation and Aid Package Update with Kerry Hayes

2 p.m. 

Kerry Hayes, Mayor Berke's Chief of Staff, updates us on local guidance related to COVID-19 and the latest on the Small Business Stabilization Fund.

Justin Groenert, the Chamber's vice president of Public Policy, will also provide updates on state and federal legislation related to the outbreak.

Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2y0udtu

 

Apr. 15, Live Call: Crisis Communication with Q Strategies

10:30 a.m.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, most of us have been getting a crash course in crisis communications. Q Strategies will share recommendations and best practices for communicating when your employees, your company or the world are in crisis.

Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2XuYACS

Apr. 15, ONLINE - Southside Community Coffee

Held Via ZOOM

8-9 a.m.

Join the Southside Chamber Council for their first digital Morning Joe, held on the third Wednesday of each month.

Please see the calendar of events for the registration link.

No cost.

 

Apr. 15, ONLINE - In the Office with Kristen Pavlik McCallie of Children's Advocacy Center

10-10:30 a.m. 

In the Office with… is a new series from The Chattery to provide valuable information and resources in free 30 minute sessions. This Q&A Session is with Kristen Pavlik McCallie of the Children’s Advocacy Center and will address safety strategies and prevention techniques for anyone with kids in their life.
Register at thechattery.org.
No cost.

 

Apr. 15, ONLINE - Pick the Brain of an Attorney

11 a.m.-noon

In this one-hour Q&A session, you can ask any of your business-related legal questions, such as: How should I structure my business? Would I benefit more as an LLC or Sole Proprietor? What should I be including in my contracts and partnership agreements? This class is hosted by TSBDC and will be offered online via Zoom. Registration is required.

Register at tsbdc.org.

No cost.

 

Apr. 15, ONLINE - In the Office with Kristen Pavlik McCallie of Children's Advocacy Center

noon-12:30 p.m.

In the Office with… is a new series from The Chattery to provide valuable information and resources in free 30 minute sessions. This Q&A Session is with Kristen Pavlik McCallie of the Children’s Advocacy Center and will address safety strategies and prevention techniques for anyone with kids in their life.
Register at thechattery.org.
No cost.

 

Apr. 15, ONLINE - ChattaNewbies + Quarantini

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Your Couch

Mingle with ChattaNewbies + Chattanooga locals to learn what is going on in #CHA. Join us for this Happy Hour from the comfort of your couch or bed. Learn more about this event & ChattaNewbies at https://bit.ly/2yO40Ph

Zoom ID details received upon registration.

No cost.

 

Apr. 16, Live Call: Rent Relief for Small Businesses with Ben Pitts, Commercial Realtor

1:30 p.m.

Slowed or shut down businesses are experiencing serious cash flow issues, inhibiting their ability to pay rent and risking their existence. Cash flow issues for tenants quickly become cash flow issues for landlords. Ben Pitts, a commercial realtor, outlines some manageable solutions for both tenants and landlords, that will hopefully lead to a quicker recovery and rebound for both parties.

Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2y0WXST

 

Apr. 16, ONLINE - Stock Market Basics – Presented by The Chattery

2-3 p.m.

In this class, we will explore the basic economic principles of investing for financial gain and look at the ways people commonly make -- and lose -- money in the stock market. 
Speaker: David Wattenbarger, DRW Financial
Register at thechattery.org.
$10


Kim White Discusses Future Of Riverfront

Russ Blakely & Associates Announces Partnership With BRP Group, Inc.

Ursula Carter Joins Grant Konvalinka And Harrison


Projected mayoral candidate and former River City CEO Kim White discussed the past and future of the riverfront and Northshore’s development. “We’re trying to look at how we connect all ... (click for more)

Chattanooga- based Russ Blakely & Associates announced Monday that they have entered a partnership with BRP Group, Inc. to become part of their BKS-Partners operating group. RBA is a provider ... (click for more)

Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C. announces Ursula Carter has been hired as firm administrator. "Ursula joins the practice with over 15 years of experience in operations, finance and office ... (click for more)



Business

Kim White Discusses Future Of Riverfront

Projected mayoral candidate and former River City CEO Kim White discussed the past and future of the riverfront and Northshore’s development. “We’re trying to look at how we connect all the parts of our city, and we’re taking another look at the riverfront,” said Ms. White. “It can be an example of how we can bring our community together and work together to make it better.” ... (click for more)

Russ Blakely & Associates Announces Partnership With BRP Group, Inc.

Chattanooga- based Russ Blakely & Associates announced Monday that they have entered a partnership with BRP Group, Inc. to become part of their BKS-Partners operating group. RBA is a provider of employee benefits to employers across the southeastern U.S. RBA has utilized their scale, reputation, and technical expertise to build a significant book of large account life and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Friends Of The Festival Cancels Riverbend 2020

Friends of the Festival, the nonprofit organization behind Chattanooga’s premier music festival Riverbend, has made the decision to cancel this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Friends of the Festival is unveiling new plans to continue to deliver music to the city’s riverfront in light of the new realities brought on by the pandemic. In what would have ... (click for more)

Demetrus Coonrod, Other Council Members Call For End To Black On Black Crime; Advocate Peaceful Protest, Not Violence

City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod on Tuesday night made an impassioned plea for an end to black on black crime. She did so after a recent Chattanooga murder left her granddaughter without a father. Councilwoman Coonrod spoke strongly in favor of protests against police brutality, but said there was no place for violence or destruction as part of that movement. Other black ... (click for more)

Opinion

Kudos Again To Demetrus Coonrod

In the aftermath of the tragic death of the young man in Minneapolis, Democrats and their sycophants in the media are carrying on the biggest scam perpetrated on the American people since LBJ with his Great Society and Tonkin Gulf incident in 1965. Thanks to Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod for publicly standing up to black on black crime, especially homicide, yesterday. Once again ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Get Mad! I Am Too

I do not believe “Black Lives Matter.” Rather, I believe “All Lives Matter.” And using the latter over the former, I am mad too. The rioting that is taking place all over America is against the law. It restricts my freedoms, bridles my trusts, is contrary to my beliefs, and – if it still matters – is blatantly unconstitutional. That the President of the United States has no choice ... (click for more)