SIB Business Owner
Mary Williams Nominated for Chattanooga Chamber's ATHENA Award
Mary Williams, owner of "The Floral Gallery" has been selected as Sisters
In Business Nominee for the Chamber's ATHENA Award for 2006..
Mrs. Williams has been in
business for approximately 20 years, serving as both a business woman and
business leader in the Chattanooga community, her church at New Covenant
Fellowship, and in Sisters In Business.
To find out more about Mary Williams
To find out more about the Athena
Help The Chattanooga Community Kitchen!
And Shop Early for the Holidays!
"Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo” Saturday, November 4, 2006.
10 AM-5 PM
$1.00 Admission. Canned food donations accepted at door. Benefiting
the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Showcasing and supporting over 50
women-owned, small, youth, and community businesses with clothing,
jewelry, household items, and other gift ideas.
Exhibitor space still available. Deadline September 30. Call now to
reserve 423.421.5646 or visit
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by Tekelia C. Kelly
Chattanooga, Nashville, Knoxville and EVERY READER who has made our
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Sisters In Business Client
The Floral Gallery
Mary Williams, Owner
SPECIALS FOR THE
MONTH OF AUGUST ASSTD. MIXED DISH GARDENS 8" ASSORTED CONTAINERS
FOR $25.00, AND 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL OTHER ORDERS THRU SEPTEMBER.
Brighten up your room or any decor
with the special floral designs from The Floral Gallery, owner Mrs.
Specials for the
month of August include Assorted Mixed Dish Gardens 8" Assorted
Containers for $25.00. Also 10% discount on all other orders
through September. Visit your "sister in business" Mrs. Mary
William at the Floral Gallery "for all your floral needs".
1524 Dodds Avenue
My Store Page
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Pearl White Gala
The performers for the Pearl White Gala will be Freddie Jackson and
Meli'sa Morgan. Also performing for the Gala portion of the event is
Chattanooga's very own MaleMen Show Band. 22 Visionz Jazz Band will
perform for the Pre-Gala. Ticket prices remain as originally priced,
and can be purchased online at
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SIB Network Business News
DBE TN CONTRACTS FOR WOMEN BUSINESS
OWNERS. (Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise)
Diversity Business Marketplace 2006, a Procurement Conference is
scheduled for September 21, 2006. For more information please contact
Chattanooga African American Chamber 535 Chestnut Street Suite 200, 423-265-0021.
Nautilus Awards for Women
Entrepreneurs October 2006. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
presents The Chattanooga Nautilus Awards Celebrating Strength, Leadership
& Courage in Women. For more information visit the following
Girls Inc. Job Openings
Girls Inc. is expanding their
programs and services to reach more girls, Girls Inc., and has several job
openings. They are actively recruiting full and part time staff who
embrace our vision of better outcomes for girls in our community and share
in our passion for inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.
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about job openings.
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At Sisters In Business "Lunch & Learn" Meeting, September 13, 2006 at
The Cellar restaurant in the Tallan Building downtown.
Come Meet and Greet!
Come Talk and Eat!
Hear a Brief Speech,
From an SME!
(Subject Matter Expert)
Next month's "Lunch & Learn" SME Dr. Cassandra Whitaker
SIB Client Dr. Cassandra
Whitaker with Whitaker Women's Center will be the guest Subject Matter
Expert (SME) at next month "Lunch & Learn" networking meeting. She will
in Women's Health Issues, including New Vaccine for Cervical Cancer".
The next Lunch & Learn Networking Meeting
will be September 13, 2006 at
The Tallan Cellar in the Tallan Building
Downtown, located at
2 Union Square Tallan Building
Chattanooga, TN 37402. Phone:, (423) 648-0880.
Lunch will be available if so desired, not required, at a cost of
$10.50 per person, and will begin 11:30 AM.
Click here visit the Cellar Restaurant
which also makes available its menu daily.
PARKING: Nearby Day's Inn Rivergate has
graciously allowed free parking for all luncheon attendees this day.
Marketing Minutes will be
allowed for all SIB Clients and Partners.
to see and stay abreast of meeting schedule.
SME Special Interest Topic you'd like to be addressed?
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Food Drive For The Chattanooga Community Kitchen
Business Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo 2006 is open to the
public and also serves as a fundraising event for the Chattanooga
Community Kitchen. A donation of $1.00 will be accepted
for supporting the Community Kitchen, and
a food drive will also be conducted, with
canned goods graciously accepted at the Holiday Shopping Showcase &
Business Expo on November 4 in a designated area. (Click
here for more information about the
Community Kitchen, while shopping at the Sisters In Business
Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo
Exhibitor and Sponsorship
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Or call 423.421.5646
by Tekelia C. Kelly
Business Website of the
Business Q/A of the Week
Question: Why is
there no question here?
Answer. To ask you to send your questions. We'd love to hear from you.
Business Quote of the Week
The measure of success is
not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the
same problem you had last year.
John Foster Dulles
Business Card Use of the
Put your picture on it.
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Story submitted by: Tekelia C. Kelly
I read a
passage sent to me by a dear sister entitled TGIF: God's Recruitment
Strategy for Leaders.
TGIF stands for
"Today God Is First".
I wrote back in an email the following.
to read TGIF passage.)
Wow! This passage truly “hits the nail on the head” with what we
were talking about this morning, doesn’t it? This encourages my
heart and “refuels” my strength.
is so like our God to intercede and make “on-time” contact with us via
messages like below. When God-cidents like this happen I am
reminded of his Word that says, “He’s intimately acquainted with all my
ways” (Ps. 139:1-16), and that “He will guide me with His eye upon me.
(Ps. 32:.8). As I have heard it also described once by someone,
God has just “winked” at us! This passage is like an affirmation--as
though He heard and felt everything we shared this morning--and He did!
I had been praying about my "feeling" so distraught about situations,
yet knowing I must persevere because I had been in this kind of place
many times before; ONLY to see ‘God’s Hand’ and His Faithfulness time
and time again. But as I said on the phone, it seems the trials
are getting harder and longer to stay in. And that’s because the
roots are going down deeper --in Him-- each time.
Thank you so much for sharing, Dear Sister!
Your "Sister-Girl" Story
(Seeking 'words of wisdom" from wise women who care to share the benefits
of their experiences, in order to help develop girls, women, and "sisters
in business", and even the boys and men in our community.) Send your
(Stories are in the queue. Stay tuned.)
SCWN'S 2nd ANNUAL PRAYER WALK COULD
Saturday, September 16 -- 8:30 a.m. -12 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
554 McCallie Avenue
Light Breakfast Provided
The Event is FREE, but
everyone must pre-register
For More Information, please contact:
Scenic City Women's Network
Business is a proud Sponsor of the Chattanooga Premier Stage
Production "Crowns" by Regina Taylor. Directed by Karl D'Wayne
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this event. Please contact Karl Gardner at email
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