Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events June 25-29

Thursday, June 21, 2018

June 25, Beginner Squarespace

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

This class is for anyone getting started with Squarespace. No previous experience required. Topics will include setting up the site, choosing a template and entering content.

Register at thechattery.org.

$25

 

June 26, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

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

Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Ct.

Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, Chattanooga Chamber President & CEO

$12 

 

June 26, Ribbon Cutting for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers: 320 E Main St., Ste. 104

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers.

 

June 26, Ribbon Cutting for BNI Southeast Tennessee

3:30 to 4 p.m.

BNI Southeast Tennessee: 1834 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for BNI Southeast Tennessee.

 

June 26, 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, held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. There will be complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

Free

 

June 27, DIVERSIFY 2018 Luncheon

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

Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jason Wingard, Dean and Professor of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies

Support diverse business growth and inclusion, and enjoy as Dr. Wingard speaks on managing talent across generations, fostering global collaboration and developing diverse talent pipelines. His expertise ranges from leadership development and professional learning to human capital management.
Find pricing info and register at chattanoogachamber.com/diversify.

 

June 28, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

$10

 

June 28, 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. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as 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 28, Building an Engaged Social Media Audience

Noon to 1 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

In this class we will discuss tools, tactics and best practices that make consistent growth possible while building a highly engaged audience.

Register at thechattery.org.

$15

 

June 28, Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association (LCAA) Regathering

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Citron Et Sel: 212 W 8th St.

LCAA graduates and guests are invited to join us at Chattanooga’s newest tequila bar. LCAA will provide light refreshments.

Cash bar.

 

June 28, 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. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as 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 29, DIVERSIFY 2018 Marketplace

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

First Tennessee Pavilion: 1826 Reggie White Blvd. (across from Finley Stadium)

From shopping to business networking to local music and food, DIVERSIFY celebrates what makes our region special. It’s a great venue to shop for unique gifts, discover new businesses, find out about upcoming events and strike up conversations with downtown employees, startups, innovators and entrepreneurs. More information at chattanoogachamber.com/diversify .

Free



ALDI Brings New Jobs To Chattanooga With Hiring Event On Friday

ALDI will host a hiring event for its Chattanooga-area stores on  Friday . Known for offering market-leading wages and health insurance, ALDI is one of the fastest growing retailers in the U.S., creating new opportunities for people locally and nationwide. The event will be held from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express, 440 West Martin Luther King Boulevard. ALDI ... (click for more)

CO.LAB Accelerator Startups To Pitch Ideas At Demo Night

The startup teams of The Company Lab’s Summer 2018 accelerators will pitch their companies and display their products and services at CO.LAB Demo Night.   The event will take place July 26 from 6-9 p.m in the Waterhouse Pavilion at Miller Plaza. Food and beverages will be served. Entry is free and open to the public. Click here to register.   Demo Night marks ... (click for more)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire On Workman Road Tuesday Morning

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched at 6:03 a.m. on Tuesday, to a commercial fire at 400 Workman Road. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were shooting through the roof and the request was immediately made for a second alarm response. The flames could be seen for miles as a total of 13 fire companies rushed to the scene. The large, two-story ... (click for more)

Senator Watson And Rep. Hazlewood Ask TDOT To Move Swiftly On Highway 127 Road Project Up Signal Mountain

State Senator Bo Watson (R-Hixson) and Rep. Patsy Hazlewood (R-Signal Mountain) have asked the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to move swiftly on the Highway 127 project leading up Signal Mountain. In a sternly-worded letter, the lawmakers asked TDOT Commissioner John Schroer to prioritize the road project due to further deterioration of the road. ... (click for more)

Here We Go Again With The Same Cummings Highway, 12th Street Flooding - And Response (2)

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)