Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events June 29-July 3

Friday, June 26, 2020
June 30, ONLINE - Beginner QuickBooks Online
10 a.m.-noon
Are you new to QuickBooks Online or thinking about getting it but not sure whether you understand how it works? Join us for an overview of how it works and learn best practices for bookkeeping in QBO. Presented by The Chattery.
Speaker: Lynn Talbott, HR Business Solutions, LLC
Register at thechattery.org.
$40
 
June 30, ONLINE - Intermediate QuickBooks Online
1-3 p.m.
If you’re an entrepreneur, you know how tricky it is to determine whether your books are kept correctly.
Presented by The Chattery.
Speaker: Lynn Talbott, HR Business Solutions, LLC
Register at thechattery.org.
$40
 
July 1, ONLINE: Pick the Brain of an Attorney (Q&A)
11 a.m.-noon
In this one hour Q&A session, you can ask any and all of your business-related legal questions. This class is hosted by TSBDC, and will be offered online via Zoom.
Register at tsbdc.org.
No cost.
 
July 1, ONLINE: Building Your Social Media Presence
2-3 p.m.
In this course, you'll learn best practices for your business to organically build your following (aka your potential customer base) and create meaningful and effective content. The main topics will be: social media overview, places your business should be, best practices for each platform, hashtags and creating content. This class is hosted by TSBDC, and will be offered online via Zoom.
Register at tsbdc.org.
No cost.
 
July 1, ONLINE - Finding the Right Attorney for You
6-7:30 p.m.
Hiring an attorney and navigating a retainer agreement can be confusing. This class will teach you the ins and outs of hiring an attorney for business or personal needs. Presented by The Chattery.
Speaker: Yetunde Okunade, Okunade Law
Register at thechattery.org.
$20

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 13-18

Local Business River Gorge Excursions' First Season Is Open

TVA EnergyRight Launches Virtual Home Energy Audits July 1


July 13, ONLINE - Introduction to Public Speaking - Two-Part Workshop 6-7:30 p.m. In this two-part series, you will learn a simple, easy method to crafting a message that can be applied to ... (click for more)

River Gorge Excursions, a pontoon boat tour and rental company, announces its opening for the 2020 year. The business allows friends and family to either experience a tour with a licensed captain ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Valley Authority is the first utility in the southeast U.S. to launch virtual home energy evaluations, enabling residents across its seven-state region to benefit from money-saving ... (click for more)



Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 13-18

July 13, ONLINE - Introduction to Public Speaking - Two-Part Workshop 6-7:30 p.m. In this two-part series, you will learn a simple, easy method to crafting a message that can be applied to every speaking engagement. The class takes place two days on Monday, Jul. 13 and Monday, Jul. 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The participants will learn basic public speaking skills in the first class ... (click for more)

Local Business River Gorge Excursions' First Season Is Open

River Gorge Excursions, a pontoon boat tour and rental company, announces its opening for the 2020 year. The business allows friends and family to either experience a tour with a licensed captain or rent a boat to witness the beauty and nature the Tennessee River Gorge has to offer. Officials said, "River Gorge Excursions provides an eye-opening experience along the TN River ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Adds 75 New Cases, Another Death To COVID Toll

Hamilton County Health Department Administrator Becky Barnes said Friday that Hamilton County has added 75 new coronavirus cases, with the number of cumulative cases being 3,255. She said there are 2,096 recovered cases, and 1,122 active COVID patients in the community. She reported another COVID death to the total. The 37 th death was a White non-Hispanic male between 61-70 ... (click for more)

Protest Leader Takes Down Sheriff's Flag In Front Of Jail, Burns It At Miller Park

A protest leader acknowledged in an Internet post that she took down the Sheriff's Department flag from in front of the County Jail and burned it at Miller Park. Marie Mott said she did so because "I got tired of seeing it flying knowing there are black, brown and poor white people in that jail while white people are allowed not to wear a mask when we have a virus that kills ... (click for more)

Opinion

Mandates Are A Bluff - And Response (13)

Via something called an "Executive Order," the facemask mandate will go into effect in Hamilton County on Friday until Sept. 8. This is an illegal executive order and carries no legal weight. Those issuing it know this, which is why Jim Coppinger was too cowardly to issue it himself, but passed off the dirty deed to Dr. Paul Hendricks, who is not even a duly elected representative ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Some time ago The Saturday Funnies started a “CLICK HERE” section at the end of the weekly jokes and stories. With today’s magnificent media, they are easily available and now I find a good half of the “Funnies” that arrive in our emails are videos. This week I received one video that I believe should be shared with everyone in times such as this. Because I am so gleeful over ... (click for more)