OCTOBER 2018
PARTNERS NEWSLETTER
Congratulations to the Parker Hannifin and SRK Tennessee teams, winners of the Scratch and Handicap divisions, respectively, at the Greene County Partnership’s 24 th annual Golf Shoot-Out Thursday, September 20 at Link Hills Country Club. Our sincere appreciation goes out to our title sponsors, C&C Millwright Maintenance and SumiRiko Tennessee; our lunch sponsor, Walmart Transportation; contest sponsors, Rodefer Moss & Co., Delfasco, East Tennessee Iron and Metal, and Marsh Propane; hole sponsors, 1 Team Clinic, American Greetings, AMSEE, Consumer Credit Union, Edward Jones Investments/Rob Gay, First Tennessee, Greeneville Light & Power System, Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Leonard Associates, Life Care Center of Greeneville, Marsh Propane, Parker Hannifin, Summers Taylor, and Vulcan Materials; and to our beverage sponsor Greeneville Oil & Petroleum. We also extend our thanks to our teams and to the numerous businesses that provided door prizes for the event.
NEW MEMBERS
The Partnership welcomes the following new members: Northeast TN Local Workforce Development Board and Around Pond R.V.
KIDS' DAY ON THE FARM
The Agribusiness Committee Kids’ Day on the Farm will be held this Thursday, October 4 at the Research & Education Center of Greeneville with over 500 3 rd graders in the city and county school system. Many thanks to all the volunteers and a big shout out to the Research & Education Center for hosting this event!
INDUSTRY APPRECIATION
The Greene County Partnership Industry Appreciation Reception will be held on October 16th from 5 pm until 7 pm at the General Morgan Inn.
FARM CITY BANQUET
Mark your calendar for the 30 th Annual Farm-City Banquet, Thursday, November 29 at 6 p.m. at the Clyde Austin 4-H Center. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a cost of $175. Please contact Lori Dowell at 423-638-4111.
AMBASSADOR OF THE QUARTER
Congratulations to Krista Collier, the Green Coat Ambassador of the 3 rd Quarter. Many thanks to Krista for all her hard work and dedication!
MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST
Don’t forget to RSVP for the October Membership Breakfast, scheduled for Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 a.m. at the General Morgan Inn & Conference Center.  The sponsors of the event are APEX Bank and Vaughn & Melton Consulting Engineers. The cost of the breakfast is $3 with reservations and $8 without. Please email gcp@greenecop.com or call 638-4111 by Friday, October 5.
Tourism







The Tourism Department’s Task Force and Sports Council are teaming up to host the first annual “High Tops to High Heels” a Celebration of Women in Sports and Tourism Luncheon on Wednesday, October 31 at Reformation Lutheran Church from 11:30-1 p.m. The luncheon will feature East TN State University’s head women’s basketball coach Brittney Ezell and Barbara Wolke Senior VP of the Rutherford County, TN Convention and Visitors Bureau. The event will be emceed by WJHL’s featured anchor Sara Diamond. Consumer Credit Union is the title sponsor for the event and additional sponsors include Heritage Community Bank, Creamy Cup, Greeneville Water Commission, Greeneville Light & Power, Signature Healthcare, Ballad Health The Greeneville Sun, WGRV and American Greetings. Tickets for the event are $15 and can be purchased at the Partnership office. If you are interested in bringing your church group, club, office staff or a group of friends, please contact Tammy Kinser .   
FESTIVAL OF TREES
Tourism has begun planning for their annual Festival of Trees coming up November 11-20 in the Greeneville Commons Shopping Center, this year in the former Rue 21 building. The event features trees, wreaths and centerpieces decorated and donated by local businesses, churches, clubs and individuals. The 10-day silent auction is always a huge hit and precedes the Christmas season. The sponsors for the event include Air Pro Heating & Air, Greeneville Light & Power, Jaron Snoeyenbos/State Farm, K-VA-T Food Stores, Radio Greeneville, SRK Tennessee and The Greeneville Sun. Applications are now being accepted and sponsorships are still available at a cost of $250-$500. For more information, please contact Tammy Kinser.
NETN SPORT & RECREATION ALLIANCE
Tourism and its Sports Council is teaming up with other sports and recreation entities in the region to form the new Northeast Tennessee Sport and Recreation Alliance. The goal of the Alliance is to bring sport and recreation professionals together at least once a month to build networks, learn about other organizations and help each other promote events. The members of the Alliance will also act as a volunteer base for events throughout the region. The inaugural meeting took place at the Johnson City Cardinal’s ballpark on Tuesday evening, September 25 with representatives from Greene County Tourism, its Sports Council, the Greeneville Reds, the Town of Greeneville, the Boys and Girls Club of Greene County and Greeneville Parks and Recreation along with representatives from the Sports and Leisure Management program with ETSU and other sports related entities in Northeast TN.  
Keep Greene Beautiful
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
The Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held Saturday, October 6, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Hal Henard Elementary School on Vann Road.  This collection is for households only. Paint will not be accepted. Latex paint can be mixed with mulch and thrown away or donated. Oil-based paint can be taken to Public Works (708 W. Summer St.) for city residents or the Hal Henard Convenience Center (815 Hal Henard Rd.) for county residents. Please visit the events page of www.keepgreenebeautiful.com for the list of items accepted.

HALLOWEEN HUSTLE
Sign up today for Keep Greene Beautiful’s “Halloween Hustle” 3-Mile Walk scheduled for October 27 at 9 a.m. in downtown Greeneville.  Best costume and first place winners will receive prizes! The entry fee is $12 before October 16 and $15 after that date. The student rate is $7 and a special group rate of $10 per person is available for five or more walkers.  Entry form
Education & Workforce Development
MADE IN GREENE COUNTY
Plans are under way for the 2018 Made In Greene County Exhibit. Last year seven local industries displayed products at each high school. This year we hope to increase that number and offer incentives for student participation. To find out more or to participate please contact Dana Wilds .
Chamber Anniversaries
Happy Anniversary to these wonderful members! Members celebrating October Chamber Anniversaries:

B.T.L. Industries 28 years
Vooner Paper Machinery 26 years
Rogers Family Dental PLLC 22 years
Tri-Cities Airport 20 years
Idell Construction Company, Inc. 19 years
Midway Construction Company, Inc. 19 years
Summer Street Pawn Shop 19 years
Admiral Propane 19 years
Bridges To Success 19 years
Allstate Insurance Agency/The Call Agency 19 years
Artistic Printers 19 years
Norton's Pest Control 19 years
Cave Law Firm, LLC 19 years
J. A. Street & Associates 19 years
Petro Services, Inc. 19 years
Apex Bank 18 years
Bob's Factory Outlet 15 years
Taylor Law Firm 13 years
Sesco Management Consultants 13 years
James S. Shore 9 years
Big Time Beverage 9 years
Road Show Mobile Stages 9 years
Little Top Drive-Thru 9 years
HUF North America 8 years
Hite Construction 7 years
Miller/Greeneville, Inc. 7 years
Milligan & Coleman 7 years
Bailey's Heat & Air 7 years
J&J Warehousing 7 years
South State Contractors 7 years
Dakota Packaging Solutions 7 years
Everhart Transportation, Inc. 7 years
Davis Elliot Company, Inc. 7 years
Donaldson Company, Inc. 7 years
Neas Welding 7 years
Lynn Hope Towing 7 years
Triangle Press 7 years
Burley Stabilization Corporation 7 years
Gilley's Western Store 7 years
Charles C. Parks Company. 7 years
US Nitrogen 7 years
Citizen's Bank 7 years
Hookers Excavation & Trucking 7 years
WCYB, WEMT, CW 6 years
Reformation Lutheran Church 6 years
Angeez Sweet Shop 6 years
Union Home Mortgage 6 years
Reliable Title & Escrow, LLC 6 years
Nathan Holt 6 years
Gwen Lilley, Century 21 Legacy 6 years
Towne Square Package Store, Inc. 6 years
Tri County Real Estate, LLC 6 years
American Red Cross 5 years
Greene LEAF 5 years
Dan Armstrong 5 years
Collins Shipley, PLLC 4 years
AMSEE LTD. 4 years
Advanced Home Care 3 years
STK Promotions 3 years
The Homeplace at Johnston Farm 1 year
Love Yoga 1 year
SAVE THE DATE:
  • November 13 - Holston Home for Children Membership Breakfast
  • December 6 - Annual Christmas Luncheon

FRIDAY FORWARD DATE CORRECTION
October 5 - Dinner & Show at Camp Creek Ruritan Pavilion 
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