Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 25-30

Friday, May 22, 2020
May 25, ONLINE - Don't Throw Your Vision Out with the Pandemic
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Needless to say 2020 is not what we expected it to be. Join us as we take a look at the visions that we set for ourselves for the 2020 calendar year. Let's take stock of what has happened, let's evaluate what we said we wanted for the year and let's find hope as we realize that we don't have to throw out our vision with the pandemic. Presented by The Chattery.
Speaker: April Corbett, Upstate Mississippi
Register at thechattery.org. 
$18

May 27, ONLINE – Live Call with the Chattanooga Chamber & Rep.
Robin Smith
3-3:30 p.m.
Check the online event calendar for Zoom details at chattanoogachamber.com/events. 
 
May 27, ONLINE - Introduction to The Model: A Self Coaching Tool 
7:30-8:30 p.m.
The Model is a self-coaching tool developed by Brooke Castillo, a master certified life coach. In this class, certified life coach Haley Mathis will break down each step of the process and teach you how to effectively utilize The Model on your own. Presented by The Chattery.
Speaker: Haley Mathis
Register at thechattery.org. 
$12
 
May 28, ONLINE - Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Program: The Impact of COVID-19 on Chattanooga’s Communities
Speaker: Dr. Greg Heath, Guerry Professor in the Health and Human Performance Department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  
Register at https://bit.ly/2LMHERw.
No cost.
 
May 28, ONLINE - North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting
2-3:30 p.m.
Join the North Hamilton County Council for their first online council meeting.
Check the online event calendar for Zoom details at chattanoogachamber.com/events. 
No cost.
 
May 28, ONLINE - Bench Builders' COVID Webinar Series featuring Kevin Barber, CEO of Lean Labs 
10-11 a.m.
Kevin Barber, CEO of Lean Labs, specializing in website design & growth marketing, will share insights on how he leads an international team that works remotely to help their clients outsell & outgrow their competition in this COVID environment. We will also address the HR challenges of employees returning to work. Presented by Bench Builders.
Register at https://bit.ly/36p1knK. 
No cost.
 
May 28, ONLINE - Nonprofit Virtual Happy Hour with Venture Forward and The Chattery
4-4:30 p.m.
In this free virtual Happy Hour, Erika Roberts of Velvet Poetry will perform her poetry while we sip on cocktails. For the entire month of May, Venture Forward and The Chattery are partnering up to make your Thursday afternoons a little more enjoyable.
Register at https://bit.ly/2WVcGNa. 
No cost.
 
May 29, ONLINE – YPC + Lunch: A Home Buying Panel
noon-1 p.m.
Thinking about buying your first home? Quarantine have you rethinking your space? 
Join YPC as we discuss how to buy a home and make the move.
Register at https://bit.ly/3e5apVq.
No cost.
 
May 29, ONLINE - Ditch Your Comfort Zone
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Anything worthwhile is always outside our comfort zone. Discover what's keeping YOU in your comfort zone and how to step out of your comfort zone so that you can expand your possibilities. Presented by The Chattery.
Speaker: Marvae Eikanas, Lead Life Well
Register at thechattery.org.
$12
 
May 30, ONLINE - CO.STARTERS Get Started Workshop
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us for a free 3 hour CO.STARTERS Get Started Workshop in partnership with CO.LAB and The Chattery. This workshop is designed to equip you with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn your idea into a business.
Speaker: April Corbett, Upstate Mississippi
Register at thechattery.org.
No cost.

For more on these events and growing your business, visit ChattanoogaChamber.com.

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)

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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

Taylor Leads Deputies On Hixson Chase With Speeds Nearing 100 MPH

A man is facing numerous felony charges after leading sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase down Hixson Pike. On Friday morning, deputies noticed a black BMW in the drive-thru of Hixson Pike Smoking Joe’s, and recognized it as a vehicle driven by Andrew Taylor, 40, who has an extensive criminal record. The tag did not match the vehicle. When Taylor pulled into a gas station ... (click for more)

Firefighters Knock Down Flames At House On Shallowford Road

he Chattanooga Fire Department responded to Shallowford Road Saturday after receiving reports that flames and heavy black smoke were coming from a home in the 400 block. It happened at 12:33 a.m. Responding units found a working fire at 404 Shallowford Road and started attacking it. Firefighters worked to get the flames knocked down and searches of the residence were conducted. ... (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 Saturday Funnies

Not so long ago we started kicking off The Saturday Funnies with some of our favorite riddles, which can be a lot of fun. As you have just discovered, quarantining at Thanksgiving isn’t as much fun but did you notice when we cut the crowd, our gratitude was allowed to get larger? It seemed we had more time to focus on our treasures, and there is something that is pretty much fun ... (click for more)