Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Events March 8-12

Thursday, March 4, 2021

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 most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Hosted by TSBDC and HR Business Solutions.
Register here.
No cost.

March 8, Online: ChaTech Women: Self-Care for Tech Professionals
5 to 6 p.m.https://heart.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YjDKPO0gR5S1BjTZSa5qtg
Join us on International Women’s Day for some fun and self-care.

Bring your favorite happy hour treat, wear your comfy clothes and get ready to unwind from Monday with laughter! This event is an opportunity to socialize and learn from other hard-working professionals. The program will include breakout rooms to discuss helpful work-life balance tips, work-from-home lessons and self-care stories (successes or hiccups)!
Register here
No cost.

March 9, ONLINE: New Member Spotlight and Networking
10 to 11 a.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.

March 10, ONLINE: Government Contracting 101 – Part 1
10 a.m. to Noon
Contracting with the federal government can open the door to many opportunities and can aid the growth of your business tremendously. This comprehensive workshop outlines everything you need to know about government contracting and how to be successful in today’s procurement marketplace. This class is part 1 of 2. Part 2 continues on March 11th, 10 a.m. to Noon. Participants are encouraged to register for both sessions. Hosted by TSBDC and PTAC.
Register here.
No cost.

March 10, ONLINE: MidTown Council Meeting
Noon to 1 p.m.
Our MidTown Council is determined to keep you informed on the great work taking place within the MidTown area.  Join us as we hear from Barry White, President & CEO of Chattanooga Tourism. All participants will have the opportunity to network by sharing their contact information with other attendees in the chat and receiving a follow up email of those who attended the meeting.
Register here.
No cost.

March 11, ONLINE: Government Contracting 101 – Part 2
10 a.m. to Noon
Contracting with the federal government can open the door to many opportunities and can aid the growth of your business tremendously. This comprehensive workshop outlines everything you need to know about government contracting and how to be successful in today’s procurement marketplace. This class is part 1 of 2. Part 2 continues on March 11th, 10 a.m. to Noon. Participants are encouraged to register for both sessions. Hosted by TSBDC and PTAC.
Register here.
No cost.

March 11, ONLINE: Southside Council Meeting
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The pandemic has touched everyone's lives a little differently, and we have had to learn to adapt and overcome the hurdles associated with it. One Chattanoogan, Adrienne Cooper, found a way to turn her passion into reality despite the obstacles put in her path. Not only is she an inspiring entrepreneur, but she is also a veteran and mother. This is a speaker you are not going to want to miss, so register now! "Doors" will open at 11:45 a.m. for open networking and we will do brief round-robin intros of everyone with a camera on.
Register here.
No cost.

March 12, ONLINE: Chattanooga Worksite Wellness Summit
9 to 9:45 a.m.
It’s important to stay active, especially when a big chunk of your day may be spent sitting at a desk (or kitchen table…or couch). Whether you work at home or in an office, you need to move more! Join Session 1 of the Chattanooga Worksite Wellness Summit to learn more about how to combat the impact of sitting behind a computer for hours. Presented by the American Heart Association.
Register here
No cost.


Northwest Georgia Posts Positive Numbers Across The Board For Labor Market In March

Dalton Labor Market Numbers Positive Across The Board In March

3 American Water Executives Honored By The National Diversity Council


Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Northwest Georgia saw positive over-the-month measures for nearly every key indicator in March. “We had another strong month in ... (click for more)

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Dalton saw positive over-the-month measures in almost every key indicator in March. “We had another strong month in March,” said ... (click for more)

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that three of its executives were recognized by the National Diversity Council for ... (click for more)



Business

Northwest Georgia Posts Positive Numbers Across The Board For Labor Market In March

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Northwest Georgia saw positive over-the-month measures for nearly every key indicator in March. “We had another strong month in March,” said Comm. Butler. “We saw the unemployment rate drop in every single region and county, along with an increase in jobs across the state and most importantly, a decrease in over-the-year ... (click for more)

Dalton Labor Market Numbers Positive Across The Board In March

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Dalton saw positive over-the-month measures in almost every key indicator in March. “We had another strong month in March,” said Comm. Butler. “We saw the unemployment rate drop in every single MSA, along with an increase in jobs across the state and most importantly, a decrease in over-the-year initial claims for every ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Man Charged With Almost 50 Counts Of Aggravated Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor

A Chattanooga man suspected of using Facebook and Snapchat to sexually exploit minors from around the country is now facing almost 50 counts of aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor. Chattanooga police began investigating Cadairyian Watt, 25, after being sent a sexual exploitation case from a deputy in New York. Police said he used a Facebook and Snapchat profile using a ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools Announce New Principals

As the district looks to the 2021-2022 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates Thursday, including new principals. Crystal Sorrells has been named the principal at Brainerd High School. She previously served as principal of East Ridge High School and was named 2021 Principal of the Year for Hamilton County Schools. Ms. Sorrells, a Brainerd ... (click for more)

Opinion

Aftermath Of The "George Floyd" Trial - And Response

It is not by mistake that African Americans saw it as Mr. Floyd being on trial - having to prove himself worthy of fairness - even beyond the grave. The death of injustice in America, from the first arrival of enslaved blacks from the motherland Africa, has always been the dream and prayer of the black man. It not only impacts black men, it also wrecks havoc on the black family ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Differing Views

For many reasons, I am infatuated with Constitutional law and, therefore, I was absorbed with the abject unfairness of the Derek Chauvin trial we just watched unfold in Minneapolis, Minn. Understand, my concern has nothing to do with the verdict. Instead, I am drawn to the nationwide circus that accompanied the outcome and how is it possible for the courtroom to be void of all emotion ... (click for more)