Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For Jan. 24-28

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Jan. 25, [online] East Brainerd Council Meeting

noon-1 p.m. 

Join us for a mid-year update from East Brainerd Elementary. We will also discuss plans to move back to in-person meetings and things to look forward to in 2022. Join us at noon on Zoom.

Register here.

No cost.

 

Jan.

27, [in-person] Enterprise/Gateway Council Meeting

8-9:30 a.m.

Chattanooga State CETAS #107: 4501 Amnicola Hwy.

Our guest speaker will be Principal LaFredrick Thirkill of the Hamilton County Department of Education. During the event, you will get a chance to network with other members and your business neighbors of the Enterprise Gateway Council, along with meeting our exciting guest speaker. Masks are mandatory at Chattanooga State and we ask that social distancing is observed. Thank you for your understanding to keep the staff and community safe and healthy.

Register here.

No cost.

 

Jan. 27, [online] Red Bank/Signal Mountain Council Meeting

noon-1 p.m.

Join the Red Bank/Signal Mountain Council as they host a meeting to engage with their community and offer a time of networking.

Register here.

No cost.

 

Jan. 27, [online] 2022 LCAA Virtual Annual Meeting

4:30-5 p.m.

 

Leadership Chattanooga Alumni are invited to attend the 2022 LCAA Virtual Annual Meeting celebrating this past year's accomplishments and hear from the 2022 Board President about the upcoming year. 

 

Register here.

 

No cost.

 


Happy Feet International Set To Host Hundreds Of Flooring Dealers For Chattavegas 2.0

Tennessee Employment Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels

Tennessee Supreme Court Holds Education Savings Account Pilot Program Doesn't Violate Home Rule Amendment


Happy Feet International, a producer of luxury vinyl plank and tile headquartered in Chattanooga, is hosting its second annual Vegas themed expo. The company took a gamble by initiating the event ... (click for more)

Tennessee nonfarm employment has fully rebounded from the pandemic, surpassing pre-pandemic levels of employment with 45,500 more people holding jobs now than in February 2020. The Tennessee ... (click for more)

In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court determined that, while two Tennessee county governments had standing to challenge the Education Savings Account Pilot Program (the ... (click for more)



Business

Happy Feet International Set To Host Hundreds Of Flooring Dealers For Chattavegas 2.0

Happy Feet International, a producer of luxury vinyl plank and tile headquartered in Chattanooga, is hosting its second annual Vegas themed expo. The company took a gamble by initiating the event in response to the COVID-19 pandemic when they were unable to travel to the Las Vegas trade shows. CEO Casey Johnson’s son, CJ coined the name Chattavegas for the inaugural event. ... (click for more)

Tennessee Employment Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels

Tennessee nonfarm employment has fully rebounded from the pandemic, surpassing pre-pandemic levels of employment with 45,500 more people holding jobs now than in February 2020. The Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report issued by Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office shows that state unemployment dropped to 3.2 percent, below the national rate of 3.6 ... (click for more)

Breaking News

HCSO Responds To Multiple Fights At Howard High School’s Graduation

Several large fights erupted at the Howard High School graduation on Friday night. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies were hired by the Hamilton County Department of Education to provide security for the Howard High School graduation at Finely Stadium on Friday night. Officials said, "At approximately 8:15 p.m., a large fight broke out in the stands between rival ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Parted Ways With Latest City Manager Possibility After Learning He Was Looking Elsewhere After Taking Signal Job

At a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Signal Mountain Town Council named the town’s third interim city manager since Boyd Veal retired at the beginning of December 2021. Mitchel Moore assumed the job until a new town manager was found. The first search failed to find a permanent city manager that all council members felt would fit well into the town, leading to a second ... (click for more)

Opinion

Reaching Across The Aisle

What comes to mind when I hear the outcry of sore losers in a mayoral race in Hamilton County in 2022? What comes to my mind is we have had elected officials in this county dating back years who were applauded for being able to bring Republicans and Democrats together in a race for mayor, sheriff, commissioner, council person, Senator, or State Representative. So why now does ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

LADIES, DON’T WORRY ABOUT ME An elderly man in Louisiana owned a large farm with a large pond. He planted some apple, and peach trees around it. One evening the old farmer decided to go down to the pond and look it over. He grabbed a five-gallon bucket to bring back some fruit. As he neared the pond, he heard voices shouting and laughing. As he came closer, he ... (click for more)