Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 22-26

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Feb. 23, ONLINE: East Brainerd Council Meeting  

noon-1 p.m.  

Grab some lunch and join us on Zoom to discuss how COVID has affected the real estate market.

We are excited to welcome Grace Frank of Grace Frank Group to discuss the commercial aspect and Jay Hudson of Keller Williams Greater Chattanooga Realty to discuss the residential aspect of the industry. Be sure to stick around after the discussion to introduce yourself to the attendees and add your information to the chat, which will be distributed after the meeting.

Register here.  

No cost.  

 

Feb. 25, ONLINE: Deep Dive into Facebook and Instagram 

10:30 a.m. 

ArtsBuild's social media consultant, Colline Miller, will dive into what makes a great Facebook business page and Instagram business account. We will also cover the relationship between the two social media platforms. 

Register here

No cost.

 

Feb. 25, ONLINE: New Member Spotlight and Networking

noon-1 p.m. 

Are you a new member of the Chattanooga Chamber? We want to recognize you! Join us as we highlight our new members and provide them the opportunity to speak about their businesses. Whether you are new to our organization or have been with us for years, please help us welcome these businesses to our Chamber community.

Register here

No cost.

 

Feb. 25, ONLINE: Personal Finances for Small Business Owners 

noon-1 p.m. 

Whether you're still in the brainstorming phase or a well-seasoned entrepreneur - your financial wellness as a business owner plays a large role in the success of your small business. In this presentation, learn about the 5 Financial Challenges of an entrepreneur and how to optimize your personal finances so you can open more doors and give your company the ultimate chance for success. Hosted by TSBDC and R&D Financial Coaching.

Register here

No cost. 

 

February 26, ONLINE: YPC + Lunch: Tax 101  

Noon to 1 p.m.

Do you know the basics and general principles of personal tax returns? Do you have questions about changes in 2020 do to the CARES Act? Join us as Amber Mueller, HHM CPAs, will be teaching you what you need to know to feel more confident, or to know that you need to hire a pro. Either way, there will be useful information for everyone who attends.

Register here.

No cost.

 


Life Care Centers Promotes Chastain To VP OF Information Technology And Cybersecurity

Hunter Bishop Joins Grant, Konvalinka And Harrison Law Firm

Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Events March 8-12


Gene Chastain, senior director of information technology for Life Care Centers of America, has been promoted to vice president of information technology and cybersecurity. In this role, Mr. ... (click for more)

Grant, Konvalinka and Harrison, P.C. announce that Hunter Bishop has joined the law firm as an associate. Mr. Bishop is a native of Polk County, Tn. He graduated from UTC in 2016, where he ... (click for more)

Here are the upcoming Chattanooga Chamber events: March 8, ONLINE: NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping Noon to 1 p.m. New to being an entrepreneur? This information-packed class covers 10 of the ... (click for more)



Business

Life Care Centers Promotes Chastain To VP OF Information Technology And Cybersecurity

Gene Chastain, senior director of information technology for Life Care Centers of America, has been promoted to vice president of information technology and cybersecurity. In this role, Mr. Chastain will work closely with the chief information officer, Terry Leonard, to ensure Life Care has the most effective implementation of cloud services, infrastructure and cybersecurity, ... (click for more)

Hunter Bishop Joins Grant, Konvalinka And Harrison Law Firm

Grant, Konvalinka and Harrison, P.C. announce that Hunter Bishop has joined the law firm as an associate. Mr. Bishop is a native of Polk County, Tn. He graduated from UTC in 2016, where he received his B.A. in political science and a minor in business administration. Mr. Bishop then earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee in 2020. While attending law school, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

1 Person Injured And 12 Rooms Damaged In Fire At Whitewater Lodge In Cleveland

Cleveland Fire Department units were dispatched to the Whitewater Lodge at approximately 1:13 a.m. on Friday on a reported structure fire. First units arrived on the scene at 1:17 a.m. and reported a working structure fire on the second floor. Primary searches were initiated to ensure all occupants were out of the building. Six fire companies brought the fire under control ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Has No New COVID Deaths, 77 New Cases; Tennessee Has 1,445 New Cases, 33 More COVID Deaths

Hamilton County reported 77 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, with 52 patients hospitalized and 12 in Intensive Care Units. Seven others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 13 are county residents. The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 40,920. There were no more death from the virus in the county reported since Thursday, leaving the total ... (click for more)

Opinion

Shallowford Road Walmart Closing Is Representative Of Food Apartheid - And Response (2)

The Unity Group is saddened and dismayed to hear of the closing of the Walmart Grocery store on Shallowford Road. While we recognize that the overall goal is for businesses to reach a level that obtains profit maximization, in our estimation, this recent closure is indicative of a problem that has continued to be persistent in marginalized and disadvantaged communities for more ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I’m Not A Christian?

The email read: “I cannot comprehend how killing unborn babies and using their tissue in medicine is obedience to Christ.” Earlier in the email the writer acknowledged that I publicly state I am a Christian “… then I see a huge problem with your characterization of (the new Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as a ‘Godsend.’) “Killing babies for their parts is not from God, it ... (click for more)