Tennessee Chamber Institute is designed specifically for Chamber employees to learn the “chamber business” from experienced practitioners of the art. It is designed as a two-year program and includes courses such as: Membership Development, Working with Volunteers, Communications, Non-Dues Revenue, Government Relations, Budget & Finance, Best Practices, and more! Institute is help in Murfreesboro at Middle Tennessee State University. Our Membership Director, Lauren, completed her 2nd year and graduated earlier this month! Congratulations, Lauren!
Governor Haslam, commissioner Rolfe announce 25 communities to receive site development grants
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that 25 communities will receive more than $9.6 million in Site Development Grants. The Site Development Grant program is part of the larger Rural Economic Opportunity Act passed in 2016 and updated in 2017. “By making our rural communities ready..." Complete article here.
We had a blast shopping downtown for Mainstreet's Downtown Spring Open House! Shoppers enjoyed food, shopping, and door prizes. What a fun way to start off the new season and promote shopping local.
Community members and legislators representing Obion County enjoyed breakfast and talking politics at the Annual Legislator's Breakfast held March 23. A huge thank you to Obion County Farm Bureau for sponsoring and hosting the event! We also appreciate Rep. Bill Sanderson and Senator John Stevens for taking time to speak at the breakfast. Check out our album on Facebook to see more photos from the event.
What a turnout! Thank you to everyone that attended Casey's General Store ribbon cutting! We had a blast celebrating their big day and are happy to have them join the Chamber. Visit them at 923 W Main Street in Union City.
Check out more pictures from the ribbon cutting here!
Congratulations, Sisters Antiques and Gifts! You can look for one-of a-kind items for your home and that perfect piece that brings a room together when you visit them at 211 S First Street in Union City. We are excited to have you join our Chamber family!
Union City Fitness is located at 319 South 2nd Street in Union City. Make sure to check them out for all of your cardio kickboxing needs! We are ecstatic to have a gym in downtown Union City and cannot wait to watch this business grow!
We enjoyed the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Listening Tour at the Dixie with TN USDA Director Jim Tracy and other individuals from TN ECD. Did you know Obion County has received five grants totaling $580,000 over the last three years?!