• SCORE, Counselors to Small Business. Free business counseling/mentoring available every Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Suite 515 Franklin Building, 5726 Marlin Road, Eastgate Office Center. Call 553-1722 for an appointment.
• Brainerd/East Brainerd Council meeting at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. Speaker: Mayor Ron Littlefield. Lunch: $10.
• East Ridge Council Meeting from noon-1 p.m. at East Ridge Community Center, 1517 Tombras Ave. Speakers: East Ridge Mayor Brent Lambert and East Ridge City Manager Tim Gobble. Lunch $10.
• Enterprise Gateway Council Meeting from 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive. Topic: Presentation of 2011-12 business plan. Breakfast: $6.
• Center for Entrepreneurial Growth/Business Development Center Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Speaker: Maury Nicely, Evans, Harrison & Hackett. Topic: “Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make.” Cost: $10 for non-CEG clients and BDC tenants. To RSVP, contact Tabitha Erickson at 423.752.4301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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