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29 Apr

FSG Bank Partners With LAUNCH

April 29, 2014     News

FSG Bank has signed on as a platinum sponsor for Chattanooga non-profit LAUNCH.  This partnership, which has been several months in the making, will have the two organizations working closely together to empower LAUNCH youth entrepreneurs.  The two organizations will work side-by-side in significant ways throughout the year. “I am so excited about this unprecedented partnership…
Two local companies aimed at improving entrepreneurial skills are teaming up to help business leaders sharpen their style, image and etiquette skills. "I see entrepreneurs that are confident in their work, but not in themselves," spokeswoman for LAUNCH Rebecca Feldbin said. "Confidence is important when making business connections." The seminar, "Style, Image & Etiquette: Why They Matter…
8 Apr

LAUNCH Seminar To Feature Corporate Etiquette And Style Experts

April 8, 2014     News

LAUNCH announces the next installment of its Professional Development Seminar series. The “Style, Image & Etiquette: Why They Matter in Business” event will be held next Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at 535 Chestnut Street, Suite 103. This seminar is open to all entrepreneurs, business owners and those interested in starting a business. The seminar will be led by aQQolade speakers Robin Fisher…
Here, inside a small red-brick-and-cement-block duplex in the heart of Emma Wheeler Homes public housing, out-of-work felons can shed their street uniform for one some of them may never have known. Dress shirt. Tie. Jacket. Some of the labels read J. Crew and Ralph Lauren. Designer duds with a pocketful of possibilities. These clothes are just one piece of transforming men offered an alternative…
17 Mar
High school senior Deshel Hambrick opened her business last week with funds she won in a competition after completing a High School entrepreneur program with LAUNCH Chattanooga. 4 Ever Young is a thrift store located in the old Henry Wesley Bowles Gymnasium behind the school's main building at The Howard School.  The store offers used clothing and items donated by the community and her…
17 Mar

PEP Talk 3/17 LAUCH Program & Howard H.

March 17, 2014     Spreaker     News

On this episode of PEP Talk, we sit down with Hal Bowling of the LAUNCH Program, discussing local entrepreneurs in our community. Plus we hear from Howard High School's Principal, Zac Brown and Howard's partnership with the City of Chattanooga. Last we hear about 17 year old Deshel Hambrick's Thrift Shop and low cost prom dress shop for all. Hear the episode at