Delta Leadership Institute Graduates 6 Tennessee Leaders Poised to Support Economic Development Efforts
PADUCAH, Ky. – The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) congratulates six new Tennessee graduates of the Delta Leadership Institute (DLI) Executive Academy who now have the tools to support DRA’s efforts to create jobs, build communities, and improve lives across west Tennessee and the Delta region. The six graduates completed the year-long DLI Executive Academy, a training program that brings together public, private, and nonprofit-sector leaders from each of the eight states served by DRA. The program equips participants with the tools, experiences and networks that will help them create new economic opportunities in Delta communities as well as support the growth of..... Read more here.
Obion County Farmer's Market merchandise is now available! Call Lauren at the Chamber to order! Shirts are $12 and reusable bags are 1 for $3 or 2 for $5!
Jessica sells Lula Roe out of her home and recently became a member of our chamber! Each month, proceeds from her business are donated to local charities as well as organizations world wide. We are so lucky to have Jessica and her family in Obion County!
Thank you to the over 75 community members that came out to hear from our 3 Obion County Mayoral Candidates! Each candidate was asked the 3 following questions before the forum:
1) In discussions with each candidate, you each expressed the need for more quality jobs in Obion County. What is your plan to fill existing job openings as well as recruiting new jobs? How would you fund this initiative?
Pilot program encourages regional strategies to support college attainment.
NASHVILLE, TN - Nonprofit post-secondary advocacy organization Complete Tennessee today announced a new pilot program to support the development and implementation of regional strategies for post-secondary attainment. The "College Completion Communities” program will encourage stakeholders to develop targeted plans that can address local attainment challenges and help more students access and complete post-secondary programs... Read more here.
The Delta Leadership Institute (DLI) Executive Academy met in Jonesboro, AR, from June 5-7, for its fifth session of the year. The session began with a service opportunity at the Foodbank of Northeast Arkansas that introduced DLI fellows to the role food banks and pantries play in addressing food insecurity and hunger challenges in rural communities.... Read more here
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Lauren Tanner, Membership Director of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her first year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at the Southeast Institute in Athens, Georgia... Read more here
NASHVILLE – Leadership Tennessee today announced its 45 Class VI members, leaders from rural and urban communities across Tennessee who will spend the next year engaging in collaborative, non-partisan dialogue on issues of statewide importance.
The 45 new class members represent each geographic region of the state, including... Read more here