Four Powerful Women Empower Sisters In
The Fantastic 4! Meet
the SIB Client Power that empowered SIB's "1st Annual Business Women's
Empowerment Luncheon, Mini-Tradeshow and Youth Fundraiser". The client and
staff of Sisters In Business would like to sincerely thank and
acknowledge four fabulous sisters and their business/services employed
during for event.
Thank you to Mrs. Mary
Williams (top left), Event Design (The Floral Gallery), Mrs. Deborah Grimes (top right),
Food Catering (Creative Catering), Mrs. Dorothea Johnson (bottom left)
Exhibit & Vendor
Coordinator (Inner Glow Skin Care at Heavenly Styles), and Virginia
Yarbrough (bottom right) Photography and Maitre d. (Chattanoogan Hotel and Massage
Plus, Massage Therapist.)
Youth Fundraiser benefited Girl's Inc. GirlVENTURE Entrepreneurship Summer Academy.
The event took place on June 15,
2006 at the Bessie Smith Performance
Click here to see highlights from the
event, along with photo gallery, and online publication of the
commemorative program booklet.
In Business "Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo" in Chattanooga, TN Nov.
Bigger, better, and buying like never before! Back by
popular demand. Sisters In Business is proud to present another vendor
showcase event—this one entitled "The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping
Showcase & Business Expo", featuring sister-owned and other business exhibitors,
with products and services for everybody.
The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business
Expo will be held November 4, at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Imperial Ball Room.
Save that date...mark
for more information about exhibitor/vendor registration,
or call (423) 421.5646. Also, please check back periodically for more
online updates, to include online payment system.
Sponsors & Advertisers
Several sponsor and advertiser packages are
available. To learn more about these opportunities, please call (423) 421.5646.
to see highlights from the Sisters In Business Mini-Tradeshow Event.
SIB Business Clients
Directory & Service Locator
and Services In Our Network
The purpose of Sisters In
Business is to promote, propel, and prosper women who own their own
businesses called Business Clients using our Sisters In Business Network.
In a spirit of sisterhood we connect our clients with each other as well
as other businesses in the marketplace to form business-to-business (B2B)
partnerships. We then connect them to their community.
SIB channels our business
clients and partners to customers (B2C) using many marketing outlets, one
of which is our SIB Business
Directory and Service Locator, where clients and partners can
readily be found in the community.
Click here to search for a SIB Business
Client or Services in your community.
Rose of Sharon's Senior Villa
Rose of Sharon's Senior Villa 2nd Annual
Pearl White Gala on Sept. 8, 2006 Get Ready for the 2nd Annual Pearl White
Gala , September 8, 2006, at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center.
Featuring Phil Perry, Howard Hewitt ,and a local artist. Tickets go on
sale June 8,2006. All seats are VIP-(no general admission).
Tickets are $50.00 per person.
Tables are $500.00 for event only.
Corporate tables are $650.00.
All proceeds will go
toward activities, field trips , and to offset cost for our frail elderly
and disable that have a fix income. This will allow our love ones to stay
within their community for as long as possible. This event is being done
under the non-profit of SJK of Chattanooga Inc. All check are to be made
out to SJK of Chattanooga Inc. For more information about ticket sales
call 423-355-3518, or e-mail us at
Ticket outlets are Bear's
Barber Shop in Alton Park, Marcy's Hair Show on East Brainerd Road, Kurl
up and Relax in Wilcox Shopping Center, Mary's Lounge on McCallie, Havens
Express on the conner of Shallowford and Wilcox and Sharon's Adult Day
Center located at 2000 Raulston Street are all ticket outlets.
Click here for more information or visit
Hudgins is a new BeautiControl Consultant. If you wish to learn how to
relax in the comfort of your own home- Cheri is the person you want to
available to do "Spa Parties" for special events, such as Bridal
Showers, Ladies Night Out, or a special twist for a birthday party.
She will create an environment of relaxation while providing great
information of how to care for you and your body.
information about Cheri's offerings, please contact here at
423-355-3518, email at
email@example.com, or find her at
Avon hosted it's
President's club luncheon on May 25, at the Chattanooga Marriott.
This event is to celebrate Avon representatives outstanding success
2005-2006. Janice earned the Honor Society award for sales of
$20,200.00 in a year. Janice also earned second place for
increased sales of over $7,000.00 in her district.
Janice's Avon promotions
for the month of June includes foot care products, deep moisturizer
cream, foot soak, foot file. Remember, we need to take care of
out feet as we do the rest of our body, especially during the summer
when we all wear our fashionable sandals.
Special offer- receive a
10% discount off your first order of $20.00 or more from Janice.
Avon independent sales
Network Business News
SIB in the News:
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Article
business owners find networking helpful" written by Staff Writer Jason M.
Click here to read more.
Mark Jones with Pre-Paid
Legal Kick-off Subject Matter Expert Presentations at SIB Monthly
Identity theft the
number 1 white collar crime. 10 million victims every year, 27,000 victims
daily, 1every 3.2 seconds. According to the FTC it takes an average 600
hrs and several thousands to restore your identity. Mark Jones will
be the guest Subject Matter Expert presenter at SIB's August 2006
Networking Meeting as part of SIB's Empowerment Education and Training
Mark Jones, Independent Associate
With Pre-Paid Legal Services®,
Inc. and Subsidiaries
SIB Welcomes Business Partners to the Network
Welcome to the following Business
Partners Katye Jones and Terri Jeter-McAvoy, who joined the Sisters In
Business Network during the Empowerment Luncheon on June 15, 2006.
Katye Jones, Vice-President of Investments at Merrill Lynch, also
personally participated as a sponsor, purchasing a table for herself, a
company guest, and several girls attending the luncheon from Girl's Inc.
Terri Jeter-McAvoy is a Girl's Inc. Board Member and has been awarded
among many distinctions, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Athena
Katye Jones, CFM, CRPC
Asst. Vice President/Investments
Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Group
Terri Jeter-McAvoy, CVA,
Certified Public Accountant
Henderson Hutcherson &
Study Regarding Minorities and Women-Owned Businesses Before
Council. Deferred Until later date
The Disparity Study, scheduled to reviewed by the
Chattanooga City Council the week of June 27, has been deferred until a
later date to assure ample attendance of council members.
The study involves several factors, of which include the
analysis of contracting practices, and
opportunity for participation in contracts
minorities and women owned businesses are concerned.
Also the study is to provide "both qualitative and
quantative data from a socio-economic perspective that will be used to
drive the work of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and its advisory
find out more about the study
SIB Business Support
For more business development
resource information on matters such as business plans, finances,
training and business savvy strategies, please visit
our website at
The 28th Legislative District
Community Development Corporation is pleased to invite entrepreneurs to an
informational meeting on Tuesday the 25th of July, 2006 that will address
opportunities on Martin Luther King Boulevard. The primary focus of this
meeting will be business opportunities in a real estate project set to
begin construction in early July.
The meeting will provide
information on the individual prospects related to this project, and also,
general information on opportunities along the MLK corridor. Additionally
this meeting will provide information on the types of financing available
and the steps one would be encouraged to take to successfully start a
business along MLK.
DBE TN CONTRACTS FOR WOMEN BUSINESS
OWNERS. (Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise)
Diversity Business Marketplace 2006, a Procurement Conference slated
for September 28, 2006 from 8:00 AM-7:00 PM at Chattanooga
Convention Center was announced at Chattanooga African-American Chamber
Community Awards June 22, 2006. For more information contact
Chattanooga African American Chamber 1001 Market Street Chattanooga, TN
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
Public Service Announcement
Back-To-School Savings on Supplies and More!
Department of Revenue
Supplies, Clothing, and Computers
First Sales Tax
Download Tax-exempt Items List.
SAVE THE DATE:
Nov. 4, 2006
Business Holiday Shopping Showcase
Exhibitor and Sponsorship
Click here for more info.
Or call 423.421.5646
for more information about MED WEEK
Tennessee's First Annual Sales
Tax Holiday August 4-6
Tennessee will hold its first annual sales
tax holiday in August, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 4 and
ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6. During this time period, consumers
may purchase selected clothing, school supplies and computers without
paying Tennessee's state and local sales tax on the items. This holiday
also includes purchases of designated items sold via mail, telephone,
e-mail, or Internet if the customer orders and pays for the item and the
retailer accepts the order during the exemption period for immediate
shipment, even if delivery is made after the exemption period.
the holiday items exempt from sales and use tax include: clothing with a
price of $100 or less per item; school supplies with a price of $100 or
less per item; computers with a price of $1,500 or less per item. There is
no limit to the quantity of items that may be purchased as long as the
purchase price of each item falls within the price range set by law. For
more information, visit the Department of Revenue wesite at
call (800) 342-1003.
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