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)

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)