Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 28-June 1

Friday, May 25, 2018

May 29, Leveraging Social Media

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W. 6th St.

During this class, learn the right platforms for your business to be on.

$15

Register at thechattery.org.  

 

May 31, Small Business Orientation: Morning Seminar

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Topics covered include business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

May 31, Small Business Orientation: Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Topics covered include business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc.

No cost.

 

June 1, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.

Consider attending this monthly networking event in Ooltewah to catch up with the best business connections around.

 

June 1, Amplify Your Public Speaking

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St.

Join Vincent Phipps for a workshop to amplify your public speaking skills. Learn the seven dynamics to improve presentations. Register by searching ‘Vincent Phipps’ at eventbrite.com

Free

 

For the most up to date event listings, check chattanoogachamber.com.



Tennessee Unemployment Holds Steady For 3rd Consecutive Month

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today released the statewide unemployment rate for July 2018, and for the third consecutive month the statistic has remained at a historically low 3.5 percent.   Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has not only remained unchanged since May, ... (click for more)

CARTA Approves Revised Policy On Persons Addressing The Board; To Provide Safety Training To Drivers

The CARTA board on Thursday passed a revised ordinance on persons addressing the board, including a provision that no person shall be allowed to appear before the board more than two times during any consecutive four-month period. The City Council allows speakers twice a month, while the County Commission has no limit on appearances. CARTA meets once a month. The city and ... (click for more)

Lebron Hankins, 62, Stabbed And Killed Late Friday Night In Rossville

Lebron W. Hankins, Jr., 62, of Rossville, was stabbed and killed Friday night. Walker County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 911 call at 2012 Rogers Road, Rossville, on Friday. The call was received by 911 at approximately 10:59 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies found one person injured and Mr. Hankins was pronounced dead at the scene. The second person was ... (click for more)

Wall Collapses At Home On Bradford Place Drive

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a structural collapse call shortly after  10 a.m. on Saturday .   When firefighters arrived at 307 Bradford Place Drive, a large hole could be seen on one side of the house. Battalion Chief Don Bowman said an exterior wall collapsed into the basement. There was some initial concern that an elderly resident might ... (click for more)

Harold Austin Will Be Greatly Missed

My dear friend, longtime public servant, Mr. Harold Austin, will be greatly missed. He was with the state of Tennessee and Hamilton County for many years. Doyle Ray Marler (click for more)

Roy Exum: 90% Can’t Do Math

Friday’s newspaper headline blared, “Hamilton County Schools see dramatic growth in student performance” and that, my friend, is “fake news” at its finest. A better try might be, “90 Percent of Kids In Chattanooga Can’t Do Math.” Let’s face it: We know that a full 70 percent of 43,000 students in our public school system are not on track, this based on state test scores, and -- ... (click for more)