Profit Mastery Tuesday, April 15; Thursday, April 17; Thursday, April 22; and Thursday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to noon in the CBIH Building, Room 230-1 at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Instructed by Tommy Nix of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. Sponsored by Cornerstone Community Bank, the 16-hour management workshop will provide attendees with information and tools to become successful business owners. Contact Tommy Nix at 423-756-8668 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Cost is $295.
Government Contracting Workshop Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. This seminar covers the basics of government contracting. Hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, this seminar is free and open to the public. Visit www.tsbdc.org/chscc to register.
Red Bank Council Meeting Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Red Bank Community Center, Tom Weathers Drive. Dionne Jennings of The Next Door Chattanooga will speak. Meeting costs $10.
Ooltewah/Collegedale Council Meeting Wednesday from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Collegedale City Hall, 4910 Swinyar Drive. John Mullins of Animal Care Center of Ooltewah will talk about response to Hurricane Sandy and how to keep your pets safe in a disaster.
Hixson Council Meeting Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive. Ruthie Thompson, events and marketing coordinator for Outdoor Chattanooga, will speak at the event sponsored by Doctor's Express. Meetings cost $10.
Business After Hours at Noodles & Co. Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 405 Market St. Held the third Thursday of almost every month, Business After-Hours offers local professionals the opportunity to network and socialize at a different area business each month. For more information, please contact Whitney Risley at 423-763-4357 or email@example.com.
Ribbon Cutting for Lakeshore Grille Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon at Lakeshore Grille, 5600 Lake Resort Terrace, Ste. 300.
Small Business Orientation Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Counselor will discuss basic business planning including financial projections and legal entities. Attendees will receive an information packet containing phone numbers and addresses for information about business licenses, taxes and other start-up materials. Hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, this event is free and open to the public. Visit www.tsbdc.org/chscc to register.
North Hamilton County Council Meeting Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Budweiser, 200 Shearer St. Maggie Neff of Thrive 2055 wil speak. Meeting costs $10.
NoogaStartupNight at the Chattanooga Lookouts Thursday at 7:15 p.m. at AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley. This inaugural event will feature 10 area start-ups competing for a chance to win a half-season advertising package with the Chattanooga Lookouts. To submit a start-up company or idea to the competition, contact Jennifer Crum at 423-267-2208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Legal Advising with Chambliss Startup Group Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The Company Lab, 55 E. Main St. Visit The Company Lab the first Friday of every month to receive free legal advice from the Chambliss Startup Group. To schedule a 30-minute time slot for your startup, email email@example.com.