Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Aug. 21-25

Friday, August 18, 2017
MON/21 Ribbon Cutting for Chicken Salad Chick
10-10:30 a.m.
Chicken Salad Chick: 975 E. 3rd St., Ste. 122
 
TUES/22 YPAC Meetup
7:30-9 a.m.
+ coffee: 818 Georgia Ave., Ste. 102
Whether you take your coffee hot or cold, you can do it with the best of company.  YP is kicking off a monthly coffee meet-up for YP members only. YP Meet Ups are open to current YPC members (buy your own coffee, we'll
provide the donuts). Visit ypchattanooga.
org
to register. 
 
TUES/22 East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court
Speaker: Councilwoman Carol Berz
$12
 
TUES/22 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer
5-7 p.m.
Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.
Complimentary light appetizers and drink specials.
 
WED/23 2017 Chattanooga Chamber Annual Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce presents their Annual Meeting highlighting Chamber accomplishments over the last year. American economist Arthur Laffer will be the keynote speaker. 
 
THUR/24 Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting
8:15-9:30 a.m.
Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.
$10
 
THUR/24 WE | Women Entrepreneurs Symposium 
8:30 a.m. – Noon
Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel: 1400 Market St.
All women entrepreneurs, those who are aspiring and those who support women in business, are invited to attend the Fifth Annual Women’s Entrepreneurial Symposium, “WE Bring Game.” The half-day event will help women at any level develop proven skills for success. Generating new ideas and energy with experienced professionals offering panel discussions, networking and highly motivational speakers, the WE Symposium offers depth and breadth for every attendee.  
No charge. To reserve your seat visit werockcha17.eventbrite.com.
 
THUR/24 Ribbon Cutting for Escape Experience Chattanooga
11-11:30 a.m.
Escape Experience Chattanooga: 1800 Rossville Ave., Ste. 1
 
THUR/24 Ribbon Cutting for Novel Chiropractic
4:30-5 p.m.
Novel Chiropractic: 315 N Market St., Ste. 107
 
FRI/25 YPAC August Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St.
Speaker: Cam Doody, Bellhops
Register at ypchattanooga.org



Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Feb. 20-22

Feb. 20 Red Bank Chamber Council Meeting Noon to 1 p.m. Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Dr. $10 Feb. 21 Southside Chamber Council Community Coffee 8 to 9 a.m. The Barn Nursery: 1801 E. 24th St . Feb. 21 Reality Check at Lookout Valley High School 8:30 to 10 a.m. Lookout Valley High School: 350 Lookout High St . Reality ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Gas Files First Rate Request In 8 Years

Chattanooga Gas on Thursday filed its first general rate request in eight years with the Tennessee Public Utility Commission. The company reports in its petition that a $7 million increase in base rates is necessary for system improvements to accommodate new growth, avoid interruptions in service, install critical safety infrastructure and recruit and cross-train the next generation ... (click for more)

Cachet Peterson, 21, Killed, Tiana Linares, 24, Injured, In Drive-by Shooting Early Sunday Morning On Chestnut Street

Cachet Peterson, 21, was killed and Tiana Linares, 24, was injured in a drive-by shooting on Chestnut Street early Sunday morning. The Chattanooga Police Department responded to a shooting call at 1:27 a.m. in the 1800 block of Chestnut Street .  Upon arrival, officers located the two female victims in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. HCEMS responded to the ... (click for more)

Woman Killed At Foot Of Lookout Mountain After Truck Loses Brakes

A woman was killed at the foot of Lookout Mountain on Saturday morning after her car was struck by a truck that had lost its brakes coming down the mountain. The victim was identified as Mallory Baldschun. A child in her Toyota Tacoma had minor injuries, police said. The driver of the International Prostar truck, James Wilson, also had minor injuries. Two other vehicles ... (click for more)

Six Things We Can Do About Mass Shootings - And Response

All politics aside, the recent shooting in Florida, and every other shooting in a public place, is a senseless and, possibly, preventable tragedy. It is absurd that we can’t gather in a free society without the fear of some nut job or terrorist using us as targets.   And then the cries of “do something!” from every quarter. But, other than the obvious attempt by agenda-pushers ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s Time To ‘Prepare’

On Friday morning, this after a crazed human being killed 17 innocent children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, I sat in a room with Sheriff Jim Hammond and members of his command staff and asked what everyone us want to know: “What do we do?” Gino Bennett, the sage guiding force, sat beside me and he told the room, “The time to ‘prevent’ is over ... (click for more)