Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development Course Goes Virtual

On March 17-18, Brooke Coffey participated in an entrepreneurship and small business development course.

Trudy's Kids Cafe Receives Funding Through Amerigroup

Trudy's Kids Cafe recently received funding for a refrigerator through Amerigroup. This funding was to help increase capacity to provide food for the community.

13 UCHS Students Join Prestigious 30+ ACT Club

The ever-growing 30+ ACT Club at Union City High School has added 13 more members to the prestigious fraternity.

V.I.B.E. Recap

In March, we heard from Elizabeth Pritchett from Eliz Pritchett Consulting. She shared with the group tips for making your social media more effective.

UNION CITY, TN - Our community is now an official Tennessee SmartStart™ Community. As a SmartStart™ Community, we strive to increase community collaboration and support a thriving small business and entrepreneurial environment by providing new and existing businesses with education, tools, and resources. The SmartStart™ Community initiative contributes to the goal of making Tennessee the easiest place to open and run a
business in the nation.

31 Under 31 Celebration

On Tuesday, March 23rd, there was an After Hours celebration held at Historic Ann's 1893 in honor of 31 Under 31 recipients. The "31 Under 31" initiative highlights 31 professionals under the age of 31 in Obion County.

V.I.B.E. March 2021

The next appointment with V.I.B.E. will be on Tuesday, March 16 at 12 PM at the Obion County Library.

The speaker for this event will be Elizabeth Pritchett from Pritchett Consulting.

Don't miss it!

31 Under 31 Program

Throughout the month of March, we will be highlighting young professionals under the age of 31 in Obion County through social media.

In 2020, Obion County used CARES Act funding to promote a "Happy Healthy Holiday" in northwest Tennessee. This funding was given to tourism organizations throughout the state of Tennessee. During this year's 2-day Blizzard conference hosted by Hospitality TN, one of the sessions was focused on CARES funding and how organizations across the state used this funding to better promote their area during Q4.

2021 Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

We are gearing up for the Annual Chamber Golf Tournament on April 23rd.

Promethean Foundation

I had the privilege of visiting the Promethean Foundation and speaking with the wonderful people who make everything happen! The very first thing I noticed as we began talking was that they have a strong passion for what they do.

This foundation has a group of people behind it that care deeply about quality education for all children in Obion County. (Pictured is Promethean Foundation being presented a chamber membership plaque)

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Final Friday

We have started a "Final Friday" highlight video that will be posted on the last Friday of each month in 2021. This month, you will hear from your truly with updates on what we have going on at the Chamber of Commerce.

Hamilton-Ryker Union City Office Celebrates 50 Years

On Wednesday February 17th, Hamilton-Ryker begins celebrating 50 years of success.

2021 Ambassador Team Appreciation Breakfast

On Friday, February 26, we were able to host an ambassador appreciation breakfast at the chamber office.

Discovery Park of America Recognizes Sue Ellen Morris as the Volunteer of the Year

Union City, Tenn. – Discovery Park of America has named Sue Ellen Morris as the 2020 Volunteer of the Year. Morris, an attorney from Hickman County, Ky., began volunteering in early 2020 at Discovery Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that depends on volunteers to implement its mission in a variety of ways.