Pictured Left to right: Heather Kleinfeld, Prevention Coordinator; Jennifer Bellamy, Family Advocate; Joyce Prusak, Executive Director 

The Coffee County Children's Advocacy Center has been a Chamber member since 2005! 
Coffee County Children's Advocacy Center (CCCAC) is a non-profit organization that provides a child-focused facility in a safe, neutral location.  Interviews, advocacy, and prevention services are conducted by a coordinated team of Law Enforcement, Department of Children's Services, District Attorney, Mental Health and Medical Professionals all working together in managing and reviewing each case.  Full Story>>
In This Issue: March 13, 2017

It's National Napping Day! 
National Napping Day is observed annually the day following the return of daylight saving time. The day provides everyone with the opportunity to have a nap and catch up on the hour of sleep they lost due to the spring forward time change. 
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MARCH EVENTS
Highland Rim SHRM Employment Law Seminar
Wednesday, March 15th - 8:00am-12:00pm at Motlow

Highland Rim SHRM is hosting a half day seminar on Employment Law updates. Topics will include:
  • New I-9 Forms and the requirement
  • Immigration issues for employers
  • Marijuana use and what employers are doing to modify their policies
  • Repeal of the ACA:  what that means for employers and the impact of benefits in the workplace
Our presenters will be Attorney Charles Grant and Attorney Mabel Arroyo-Tirado shareholders with Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC; Nashville, T N.  Human Resource professionals, business owners, managers and supervisors are welcome to attend.  The seminar will be hosted at  Motlow State Community College,  Jack Daniel's Meeting Room in the Forrester Student Center on  6015 Ledford Mill Road in Tullahoma. 
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the s eminar is from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Please click here for Forrester Student Center information and parking location.

RSVP deadline is today March 13th! Register now!>>
The cost of the seminar is $20 for members, and $75 for non-chapter members. Join the chapter or renew your membership at highlandrimshrm@gmail.com before the conference and receive the discounted rate for this seminar, the fall seminar and chapter meetings. Continental breakfast will be served.
Morning Pointe is Celebrating Your Service with FREE Lunch
Wednesday, March 15- 11a-12p

ATTENTION: Doctors, Nurses, and Clerical Teams, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Management, PT, OT, SLT... Please accept lunch on us as our way of saying THANK YOU for all you do each and every day!

Entrée: Italian Trio ~ Spaghetti with Meat Sauce; Fettuccine Alfredo; Lasagna Classico
Sides: Caprese Salad & Garlic-buttered Breadstick
Dessert: Cheesecake Sampler

To reserve your lunch, please email Morning Pointe by today, March 13th!
Women Impacting the Community 
2017 Award Nominations
Deadline Friday,  March 24th
SUBMIT NOMINATION>> 

The Tullahoma Chamber has received some great nominations so far and would like to thank all of the individuals that took the time to submit a nomination! 

All of the nominees will be recognized and given a special flower courtesy of Flowers By Rare Earth at the 3rd Annual Women Impacting the Community Awards Luncheon sponsored by Ascend FCU on April 11th. 

We are accepting nominations for the following categories: Business , Community Service , Education , and Lifetime Achievement . The 2017 Awards are sponsored by Woodard's Diamonds & Design.  

For more information and to purchase tickets for the Awards Luncheon, click here>>
Chamber Coffee hosted by Life Care Center
Tuesday, March 24
11:00 am

Don't miss our most popular networking event, the Chamber Coffee, hosted by Life Care Center of Tullahoma on March 24th! If you are not a Chamber member, we would like to invite you to join us as our guest to see the benefits of becoming a Chamber member!  For more info>>
2017 Downtown Tullahoma Art Crawl
Friday, March 31
4pm-8pm, Downtown 

You are invited to join the fun in downtown Tullahoma for the 2017 Art Crawl! 

The Tullahoma Art Council would love your partnership in creating a night of the arts and celebrating the unique beauty of downtown Tullahoma! 

Downtown Businesses are encouraged to stay open on March 31st until 8:00pm and pair up with a local artist and display their art at your business location. Enjoy a night of new faces and love for our community! 






APRIL EVENTS
Dancing with the Coffee County Stars
Saturday, April 1st
6pm at Conference Center
Purchase tickets>> 

This is a fundraiser for the Manchester Arts Center that will receive 100% of the proceeds. 

In addition to the Dance Competition, there will be a Live Auction. Funds are needed to help the MAC with a new roof for their building and the daily operation and maintenance so that the community can continue to enjoy a lively performing arts center. 



5th Annual Piping on the Green, a Celtic Musical and Craft Faire
Saturday, April 8th- 8am-6pm

Location: The Green of The Celtic Cup Coffee House, 106 N. Anderson St., 
Contact: Desiree Porter, 931-581-3076
Sponsors: Holiday Inn Express, Citizens Tri-County Bank, Clan Cunningham, The Celtic Cup, and Highland Rim Scottish Society

The 5th Annual Festival will feature a gathering of the clans, Highland and
Celtic entertainment: bagpipers, bands, dancers, vendors and our featured band is "Scotland Rising", they are NOT your granddad's pipe band! The goal of Piping on The Green is to celebrate the music, crafts, and heritage of the Celtic people. We provide our guests with a fun-filled, family experience that will educate, entertain, and provide them with life-long memories. Join us for bagpipes,Highland and Irish Dancing, Celtic music and food, craft demonstrations, and workshops. For more info>>
Trinity Day Care Center presents 
"Diamond Studded Gala"
Saturday, April 22, 7pm-11pm at
Lakewood Golf & Country Club

The Diamond Studded Gala is a great party to raise money to support the Trinity Adult Day Care Center. 

We will have a silent and live auction. There will be dancing, dinner, and fun! 

Contact the Center at (931) 455-0755 or Bob Huffines at (931) 581-4959 for more details!  For more info>>
MEMBER NEWS
Over 30 Participants Helped Save Lives from Cancer

Press Release:
COFFEE COUNTY, TENNESSEE - March 9, 2017 -  

7 teams and over 30 people participated in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Kick Off Celebration of Coffee County on Friday, March 3rd at Sherrill's Pest Control.  
 
Nearly $1,000 was raised and turned in to support the American Cancer Society's mission of saving lives from cancer. Funds raised help the American Cancer Society provide free information and support for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research that will help protect future generations.
 
"It was inspirational to see people from all parts of our community come out to support us and help save lives from cancer," said Kellee Perry. "Together, we celebrated those surviving cancer, remembered loved ones lost, and took tangible action to make a difference."
 
Founded by Dr. Gordy Klatt in Washington in 1985, t he Relay For Life movement is the world's largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, we celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change. During Relay For Life events, members of each team take turns walking or running around the track or path. Teams participate in fundraising in the months leading up to the event. Registrations and donations can be made by visiting www.relayforlife.org/coffeetn
Tullahoma Utility Authority March Newsletter

Utility Line is a monthly publication for the customers of Tullahoma Utility Authority that includes useful information about the company and your services.  

The March 2017 issue includes topics:
  • Solar: Energy of the Future
  • TVA's Generating Assets at a Glance
  • Maintaining the Right of Way to Keep Your Power On
  • What is a Grinder Pump?
March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening; among cancers that affect both men and women,
colorectal cancer  is the second leading cause of cancer -related deaths in the United States. The risk of developing colorectal cancer  increases with advancing age.

Community Cancer Care
provides leading-edge cancer treatment backed by a deep commitment to advancing toward a new era in cancer care.  William B. Bradford, M.D. is a board certified radiation oncologist with more than a decade of experience and commitment to the treatment of cancer patients.

Call 1-844-HOPE NOW 
(1-844-467-3669) to schedule an appointment. For more info>>
Kidsville News! March Issue

Check out the March 2017 issue of Kidsville News!