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PO Box 1415 ~ Union City, TN 38281

August 5, 2015

Dear Friends, On September 19, 2015, the Union City J'Cettes will be hosting their annual Union City Super Hero 5K event. The generous donations in the past has helped make our organization a great success. We hope you will be able to help support our efforts by making a donation, joining us for the fun that day, or both. The money raised at this event is used by the J'Cettes to support our community through charitable events including Chimes for Charity, Hometown Walk of Hope, March of Dimes, Boys and Girls Club, 4-H Club, Rotary Club Scholarship Program and numerous other worthy causes.

Tax Free WeekendNASHVILLE -- The Department of Revenue reminds Tennesseans they can buy certain items without paying sales tax August 7th through August 9th. During these three days, Tennessee shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school supplies and computers, as they prepare for the back-to-school season. "This holiday offers Tennesseans great savings on important back-to-school items, and I encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity," Gov. Bill Haslam said.

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City offered its Crash Course Nurse Camp to Local StudentsBaptist Memorial Hospital-Union City offered its Crash Course Nurse Camp to area high school students June 1-5 and July 6-10. Forty-four students participated.

Abernathy's Celebrates 60 years!Congratulations to Abernathy's for celebrating 60 years! We appreciate your service to Obion County and wish you many more years of success in the years to come! Thank you for your continued support of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce!

farmers market in Obion CountyJune-October

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 2pm-4pm

Saturdays: 7am

214 E. Church St., Union City, TN

New Tool to Assist Counties, Improve Inventory of Industrial Sites

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today it has launched the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP). The goal of this new tool is to improve the inventory of industrial sites and buildings in Tennessee by evaluating potential properties and advising counties on where investment may be most beneficial and what steps may be needed to address issues.

Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd needs your help in supporting Governor Haslam's Drive to 55.

On June 3rd the Obion County JEDC convened education and workforce officials, as well as human resources professionals, to discuss our regional education efforts and our existing/future workforce. The Tennessee Career Center here in Union City sponsored breakfast and graciously hosted the meeting. This time together was viewed as a round table opportunity to discuss current programs and potential ideas for strengthening our area's workforce.

ambassadorsTim York, Matt Sanner, Dustin McBride, Cassie Hickey, John Fry, Bradley Zill, Donnie Johnson, Bobie Collins, Tracy Boucher, Jeanette Davis, Allison Aumiller, Amber Armour. Sara Boyd, Lorraine Gossett, Brandi Wyrick, Amy Keathley, Emily Billingsley, Caitlyn Landry, Barbie Hardy.

Not Pictured: Heather Waggoner, Gentry Reedy, Bo Pate, Mikki McLeary, Emily Hall, Debbie Ams, Charlene Burpo

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