Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events March 26

Thursday, March 22, 2018


TUESDAY, MARCH 27

 

Reality Check at Howard High School

9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Howard High School: 2500 Market St

Reality Check teaches ninth graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads of household on a set budget. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

 

East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

The Car Barn : 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Ron Harris, VP Diversity and Inclusion Blue Cross Blue Shield

$12

 

Government 101: Contract Procurement Workshop from Start to Finish

1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Learn how to do business with the government in this comprehensive three hour course which overviews the entire federal procurement process, from start to finish. The introductory course outlines everything you need to know about government contracting, and how to be successful in today’s procurement marketplace.

Speaker: Paul Middlebrooks, UT Procurement

Free

Register at tsbdc.org.

 

LCAA PM Regathering

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Alchemy Bar, 10th Floor, The Westin: 801 Pine St.

Network with graduates and friends of Leadership Chattanooga at Chattanooga’s newest night spot.

Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir

Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer at Puleo's Grille. There will be complimentary light appetizers and drink specials.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

 

Pick the Brain of a CPA

11 a.m. to Noon

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Business owners: let the CPA know your area of interest and become informed through this Q & A opportunity. Accounting topics covered: financial literacy: What do the numbers mean?, record keeping basics: How do you keep up with the money?, and business planning basics.

Speaker: Adam Osborne, CPA, Henderson, Hutcherson, & McCullough

Free

Register at tsbdc.org.

 



Alexander: Supreme Court Decision On State And Local Sales Taxes A Big Boost for Main Street Businesses, Local Governments

Senator Lamar Alexander today told the nation’s county leaders that a recent Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect state and local sales taxes from out-of-state sellers will be “a big boost for Main Street businesses and local governments.”    “Main Streets across America are under pressure. One reason is that the federal government has prevented state ... (click for more)

New MY SALON Suite Location Set To Open In Chattanooga

MY SALON Suite, an upscale salon suite franchise, announced on Thursday the opening of a new location in the Chattanooga market. Conveniently located at the intersection of Lee Highway and McCutcheon Road (7053 Lee Highway Road) in Chattanooga, the new MY SALON Suite location includes a collection of private, spacious suites for a variety of health and beauty professionals, ... (click for more)

5 People Shot On Cowart Street Early Sunday Morning

Five people were shot on Cowart Street early Sunday morning.   At approximately 2:55 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of 1400 Cowart Street on reports of multiple people shot. The shooting was near Coyote Jack's where one person was killed and another injured in a shooting in December 2017.   Upon arrival, police found several ... (click for more)

Body Of Robert Townsend, 60, Found In Dumpster On Laura Street

The body of Robert Townsend, 60, was found on Friday in a dumpster on Laura Street.   At approximately  11:19 a.m. , Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a deceased party in the 2500 block of Laura Street. Upon arrival, officers located the body inside the bin.     Violent Crimes Bureau responded to the scene. The decedent was transported to the ... (click for more)

Here We Go Again With The Same Cummings Highway, 12th Street Flooding

Here we go again with the same pitiful news reports about the Cummings Highway Interstate interchange with I-24 - Flooding yet again after a heavy rain.  TDOT is derelict in not having repaired this years ago.  How hard is it to get some excavators out there to dig up the collapsed drainage pipes which TDOT says are the cause of the flooding and replace them with ... (click for more)

Deal With The Graffiti Vandals

I travel to other neat old cities and don't see nearly the graffiti vandalism as in Chattanooga. Why do we allow one or two or three repeat vandals to mar our venerable Walnut Street Bridge, the pillars to the Holmberg Bridge, the remodeled Chief John Ross Market Street Bridge, the walls along our multi-million-dollar Riverwalk, our sidewalks, street signs and our old limestone ... (click for more)