Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 26-March 2

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb. 26 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

 

Feb. 27 LCAA AM Re-gathering

7:30 to 9 a.m.

The Camp House: 149 E. ML King Blvd.

Graduates of Leadership Chattanooga are invited for coffee and networking for the first AM Re-gathering event of 2018.   

 

Feb. 27 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

Feb. 27 Reality Check at Tyner Academy
9 to 11 a.m.

Tyner Academy: 6836 Tyner Rd.

Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to role-play as heads of household. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.


Feb. 27 East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court

Speaker: Julie Baumgardner, First Things First

$12

 

Feb. 27 Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.

Enjoy complimentary light appetizers and drink specials at this monthly networking event.

 

Feb. 28. Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Edney Innovation Center:
1100 Market St.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.


March 1 Downtown Chamber Council Meeting

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 E. M L King Blvd.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber

$15

 

March 1 Crime Prevention for Business Owners & Managers

8 a.m. to Noon
The Family Justice Center: 5705 Uptain Rd.

Sponsored by the Chattanooga Police Department, this class equips business decision makers with the knowledge to make their employees and facilities more safe and secure. Attendees will learn about the 4 components of security well as how to best apply them to their specific situations. We'll discuss emergency management and the implementation of policies and procedures. Register at LEIC.Tennessee.Edu.

March 1 East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.    
East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave.

Speaker: Dr. Donna Van Natten, Body Language Dr.

$10

 

March 1 PROPEL CONTRACTORS BOOT CAMP Day 1

Noon to 7 p.m.

INCubator at Hamiton County Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization? Join us at the Propel Contractors Boot Camp for two days of intense training and business counseling from a 30-year veteran of the construction industry.

Topics include: Business Evaluation Basics, Sales & Marketing, Estimating, Project Planning & Management, Accounting and more. To be eligible for this free seminar, your business or primary residence must be located in the City of Chattanooga. Space is limited; register today by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338. At least one meal included.

March 2 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Wired Coffee Bar: 5707 Main St.


March 2 PROPEL CONTRACTORS BOOT CAMP Day 2

Noon to 4 p.m.

INCubator at Hamiton County Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization? Join us at the Propel Contractors Boot Camp for two days of intense training and business counseling from a 30-year veteran of the construction industry.

Topics include: Business Evaluation Basics, Sales & Marketing, Estimating, Project Planning & Management, Accounting and more. To be eligible for this free seminar, your business or primary residence must be located in the City of Chattanooga. Space is limited; register today by contacting mnoel@chattanoogachamber.com or 423.763.4338. At least one meal included.



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)

Judge Collier Denies New Trial For Ex Pilot Travel Centers President Hazelwood; Did Not File Without 14 Days Of Verdict

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has issued a 48-page order denying a new trial for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood. He said initial Hazelwood attorney Rusty Hardin of Houston, Tex., did not follow federal rules of filing notice of an appeal within 14 days of the verdict. Judge Collier also denied a request by Brad Henry, the new Hazelwood lawyer, for time ... (click for more)

Fight Breaks Out During Friday Dismissal At Central High School; Joshua Maddox, 18, Is Arrested With 3 Juveniles

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, three juvenile students were transported to the Juvenile Detention Center for disorderly conduct. Joshua Maddox, ... (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)

The Saturday Funnies

Before we get into this week’s edition of The Saturday Funnies, I want to share a fun chunk of information that we can have a lot of fun with tonight. Our pals at the website timeanddate.com were good enough to pass along the fact today marks the September Equinox. And – get this -- if you play this right, it will be just like the farmer says: “On the field of opportunity, it’s ... (click for more)