* Hixson Council Meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at YMCA North River, 4138 Hixson Pike. Join to hear panelists discuss the third topic, Retain, in the three-part workforce series called Reconnect, Recruit and Retain. The panel will be discussing ideas on how to successfully retain valuable employees in the current market. $15. Lunch provided. Register at bit.ly/hixson-council-series.
* March ChattaNewbies from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday at The Moxy, 1220 King St. New to the area and looking to get plugged in? ChattaNewbies is back in March. Come mingle with ChattaNewbies + Chattanooga locals. Enjoy a beverage and fun-filled conversations with a diverse range of folks who are new to the Chattanooga area. No cost. Register at meetup.com/Chattanewbies/events/284383500.
* East Ridge Council Coffee from 8 -9 a.m. Thursday at Local Coffee of East Ridge, 4104 Ringgold Rd. Looking for business connections and to grow a network? Join in on the third Thursday of every month for coffee and networking. No cost.
* North Hamilton County Council Coffee from 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday at Northside Neighborhood House Coffee Community Collective, 10161 Dayton Pike. North Hamilton Council will be hosting a coffee at Northside Neighborhood House Coffee Community Collective beside the Food City. This event is sponsored by PayBright, Inc. No cost. Register at bit.ly/north-hamilton-coffee.