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.

 



Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Sept. 24-28

Sept. 24, Excel at Excel: Beginner Excel Training 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St., Floor Five Attend this session to learn about setting print parameters, formatting spreadsheets, sorting information, filtering information, splitting cells, simple formulas, PivotTables (they’re easier than you think!) and other features ... (click for more)

Georgia Labor Market Sets Records In August

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said  Thursday  that Georgia’s unemployment rate for August dipped below the national number for the first time  in 11 years . The rate, at 3.8 percent, is approaching the state’s record low of 3.4 percent, set in 2000. At 3.8 percent, it is down .1 percent from July. By comparison, the national rate is 3.9 percent. ... (click for more)

Fight Breaks Out During Friday Dismissal At Central High School

Earlier Friday afternoon, during dismissal at Central High School, a fight broke out, at which time the SRO assigned to the campus called for additional deputies to respond to the school to assist.  The fight involved several students. Of those involved, four juvenile students were transported to the Juvenile Detention Center for disorderly conduct. Additional ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Zoo Begins Construction On South American Expansion

The Chattanooga Zoo has started the construction phase for a new exhibit which will be added to the Zoo’s existing South American “Corcovado Jungle” area. The new exhibit is slated to open at the end of the year. The exhibit will first house one Giant Anteater, but is designed to house multiple animals with potential for breeding as part of the zoo’s participation in the Association ... (click for more)

Arming Teachers With Guns Will Be Too Dangerous - And Response (4)

Arming teachers with guns in the classroom, as Bill Lee proposes, would be the single most dangerous thing to happen to students in Tennessee history. Students and teachers in close proximity to loaded firearms daily? Across this state, in middle schools alone, there are probably hundreds of student/teacher conflicts a day. What if a student got hold of gun in a struggle with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Dumb Ain’t A Crime

As half of America wonders how a Texas school superintendent still has a job, the other half of the country now understands that being dumb is no crime. Minutes after the Houston Texans dropped a ugly 20-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, an upset educator – obviously with a full head of steam -- pounded this sentence out on his Facebook page: “That may have been the most ... (click for more)