PARTNERS NEWSLETTER | November 2020
From the President's Desk
Chamber
Shop Small Greene
Shop these businesses Small Business Saturday and participate in the annual shopping scavenger hunt. Great prizes for participants AND you are supporting local when you shop these businesses.

  • Artistic Printers
  • Back Porch Antiques
  • Baileyton Antique Mall
  • Bravo Home Design
  • Brolin and Bailey Co.
  • Broyles General Store
  • Brumley Expressions
  • Burlap Bunny
  • Catalyst Coffee Company
  • Central Drug
  • Creamy Cup
  • Creekside Vinyl
  • Ester and Ella
  • Greene County Partnership
  • Greeneville Antique Market
  • Gypsy Soul Market
  • Mercantile on Main
  • Merle Norman
  • Mountain Song Jewelers
  • Pritchard Designs
  • Shop Small Christmas Craft Show
  • Sleep Solutions
  • Still Waters Antiques
  • The Greene House
  • Town Square Packaging
  • Uprooted Health

*Reminder*
The Greene County Partnership will be open on Saturday, November 28 from 9 am - 1 pm.
Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger Hunt flyers can be picked up at participating stores. Just remember to drop this flyer off at your last location to be entered to win all kinds of goodies and prizes.
Greeneville Ornaments
Who's ready for the holidays? The Greene County Partnership is proud to introduce our newest Greeneville ornament. This ceramic ornament features hand-painted watercolor icons of Greeneville. They are $18.00 each, and are now available for pre-order. Pre-orders may be placed by visiting the Partnership offices at 115 Academy Street or by calling 423-638-4111.
New Employees
The Greene County Partnership is proud to announce and welcome two new employees to their organization. Christina Potts will serve as the Partnership’s Business Development Specialist and Trevor Rice as the Public Relations Manager. 
Trevor Rice
Formerly the Marketing and Promotions Coordinator for the Town of Jonesborough, Trevor was responsible for multiple marketing activities including the development and implementation of new social media strategies and plans, developing and maintaining working relationships with businesses and organizations, and completing detailed market research. 

As Public Relations Manager for the Partnership, he will help to establish and drive a multi-channel communications strategy while helping to develop a brand voice and maintain brand integrity across all platforms. 

Contact:
pr@greenecop.com
423.638.4111
Christina Potts
With extensive experience in the private sector including time with PDR Corporation, Christina brings her experience in communications, graphic design, and support of small businesses to her new role with the Partnership.

Christina will be responsible for promoting new business and development, while also serving existing businesses and industries with their needs. Her position will oversee the facilitation of the Manufacturers Council and keep in close contact with Greene County companies. She will also serve as a liaison between education/workforce development and hiring managers.

Contact:
econdev@greenecop.com
423.638.4111
Jingle Mingle
Join us for the Greene County Partnership’s Jingle Mingle on December 10 at 12:15 pm.

Grab lunch from your favorite local spot, and join us for a Virtual Lunch and Laugh with local legends The Flying J’s (A safe alternative to our traditional Christmas Luncheon)

An RSVP to chamber@greenecop.com or 423.638.4111 is required. Registered attendees will be sent the Zoom link the day of the event.  

Sponsored by Farm Bureau – Trey Youngblood
GCP Foundation Small Business Grant
Applications are still being accepted for the GCP Foundation's Small Business Grant Program. For additional information and for the application, click here.
Member Mailing
Space is available for the Member Emailing! The cost is $50 per flyer/PDF. This is a great opportunity to market your products or businesses. Contact Lori Dowell at 638-4111 or email gcp@greenecop.com.
Agribusiness
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 is accepting applications now through December 11. Check the website: www.farmers.gov/cfap.
Tourism
#TravelConfidently
Keep Greene Beautiful
Keep Greene Beautiful enhances Welcome Sign

Keep Greene Beautiful gave the Welcome to Greene County sign on the Asheville Hwy some much-needed landscaping.

Make sure to stop by and check out their great work!
Economic and Workforce Development
JOBS. JOBS. JOBS.
Now hiring, Greene County.

Three hundred plus jobs are available in Greene County. Have a job you need promoted? Know someone looking for employment? Contact Christy Potts at econdev@greenecop.com or call 423.638.4111.

Visit our virtual talent exchange at VTE.

Living Downtown Greeneville, TN Survey
In an effort to collect feasibility data for a downtown project, the Greene County Partnership is seeking input regarding downtown living. Please take a minute to give your feedback by answering three quick questions.

Member Announcements
Community Survey
The East Tennessee State University Applied Social Research Lab is conducting a survey on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT). As a resident of Tennessee, they are interested in your recommendations on how TDOT can better engage in our community. The survey takes about 10 minutes complete. 

One hundred respondents will be selected to win a $10 gift card. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND TO TAKE THE SURVEY.