February 2018 Newsletter

Check out articles and pictures from January and
stay up to date on what we are doing this February !
January New Members
Union City Claims #1 Slot for Best Small Town to Visit in Tennessee!
Only in Your State (Jan. 17, 2018) – Tennessee has some of the best and most beautiful places in the world. And from the Mississippi to the Smokies, you won’t find anything as beautiful and interesting as our small towns. With so much history, so many friendly people, and so much absolutely incredible food, there’s truly something for everyone.. . Read more here
Business Matters: ATA, CPAs
Thank you to ATA for sponsoring our January Business Matters! We appreciate everyone being flexible when we had to reschedule and for braving the ice, snow, and freezing temps to join us! Art Sparks gave a fantastic presentation on how to prepare you and your business for tax season. We started the year on a great note!

Make sure to join us on February 20th at 7:45 AM at the Obion County Public Library for our next Business Matters! We are looking forward to hearing about Cyber Security from Nick Hall of Union City Insurance Agency. Don't forget to attend for your chance to win Small Business Spotlight and a bag full of swag from Obion County chamber members!
WestStar Leadership Visits Obion County
Welcome to Obion County,  WestStar Leadership Program ! After the class toured Tyson and enjoyed a tremendous presentation by Complex Manager, Keith Riley, we hosted the class of 2018 at  Discovery Park of America ! The class heard from County Mayor, Benny McGuire; Union City Mayor, Terry Hailey;  Obion County Joint Economic Development Council , Lindsay Frilling; Representative Bill Sanderson; and  Final Flight Outfitters  Jon Ed Powers.
Young Professionals of Obion County
The Young Professionals of Obion County had their meeting on January 25. Chad Davis with Davis Wealth Services sponsored the night and gave a presentation titled: "Financial Planning for the Young Professional." We had a blast learning several savvy financial tips and tricks for our generation! Thank you Chad!

All men and women ages 21-35 are welcome to join!

"We believe in having a strong professional network, an active social life, and investing our talents in Obion County. Whether you've lived here your whole life, are new to town, or a boomerang coming back home, YPOC strives to connect our young talent to the community."
Obion County Attractions Featured in New Tennessee Vacation Guide
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2018 – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development launched its 2018 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide, and Obion County is prominently featured!   Obion County’s Reelfoot Lake is among the thousands of destinations, attractions and events featured in the 2018 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide, released by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. The Tennessee Vacation Guide also spotlights… Download the guide here.