MLK BUSINESS LUNCHEON SET FOR JAN. 12
The business luncheon will be held at the Airport Hilton on January 12 at noon. The cost is $35 per person or $350 per table of 10. Reservations are required to attend this event and can be made by calling the Blount County Chamber of Commerce at 865-983-2241. The keynote speaker will be Ms. Lori Tucker, news anchor for WATE-TV.
Other activities include:
MLK KIDS AND FAMILIES FAIR, Saturday, Jan. 13, 3-5 p.m. at Blount County Library
KNOXVILLE OPERA GOSPEL CHOIR CONCERT, Saturday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m. at Alcoa High School, Tickets $20 donation
COMMUNITY WORSHIP SERVICE, Sunday, Jan. 14, 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Maryville
MLK DAY MARCH/PROGRAM, Monday, Jan. 15, 12:45 assemble at MLK Center, 1:00 p.m. March from Center to Maryville College, 2 p.m. Program at Clayton Center Nutt Theatre
PROMOTE AND PARTICIPATE IN OPERATION THANK YOU
Promote your business during "Operation Thank You" by sending 1400 gift certificates, brochures or business promotional pieces to us and we will distribute them during Operation Thank You.
Your Chamber constantly looks for ways to help you promote your business through the ABC theory - Always Buy Chamber. We do ask that your enclosure piece not to exceed 8.5x11". These inserts should be delivered to the Chamber no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, February 8.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Amy Lawson at
or call 865.983.2241. There is a fee of $200 for insert enclosure.
Participate in the Chamber's 20th annual "Operation Thank You" set for February 20-22, 2018 and meet other business people on a one-on-one basis.
During this three-day event, Chamber members, the Chamber staff and Board of Directors will personally deliver Chamber member information packets. We invite you to join us in this three-day effort. You can agree to call on as many or as few members as your schedule permits.
If you, someone (or several people) from your business, organization or group is interested in participating, please contact Amy Lawson at
or call 865.983.2241.
HABITAT'S GATSBY GALA SET FOR DEC. 31
Blount County Habitat for Humanity will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in style at the ritzy Royal Oaks Event Center. Join us for New Year's Eve in your best 1920's attire for a night of fun and celebration. You'll step into the world of 1920's opulence from the moment you arrive as you are greeted by a doorman at the red carpet entrance. Gala will include hot era jazz, cold drinks, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, swanky live auction, and much much more! What 1920's event would be complete without a champagne toast and fireworks display to ring in the New Year?
Tickets are $100 for the Reception and Gala or $75 for Gala only
DECEMBER MEMBER-TO-MEMBER PROMOTIONS
Member-to-member promotions are here for December. Check out the new offers from
Pellissippi State, Louisville Mercantile, AAA, Express Strategic Services, TN Bank, King University and US Bank
. See these and other promotions at
. New offers are being posted almost daily, so check out the Blount County Chamber of Commerce Member-to-Member promotions online. This Member-to-Member Promotional Program offers you and your company the opportunity to market your products and services to the membership.
Here's how it works:
1. Submit a PDF of a service, product or discount you'd like to offer to the Chamber membership to
. Be sure to include an expiration date.
2. An email with all the promotions will be sent out on the final Monday of every month to our member database.
3. All promotions will be posted on
REMEMBER TO SHOP LOCAL
Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!
Local stores in town centers require comparatively little infrastructure and make more efficient use of public services.
GOT AN EVENT OR NEWS? WE'D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT
Is your organization hosting an event in the community? Submit it
on our community calendar. If it's a tourism event or any good news about your business, please
send it to us
. We'd love to share it with the community.
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