Blount Partnership News & Events

 
CHRISTMAS ARTS & CRAFT BAZAAR AT TOWNSEND VISITOR'S CENTER
Are you looking for a homemade gift that will surprise that special someone this holiday season? Then head down to the Christmas Arts & Crafts Bazaar at the Townsend Visitor's Center (7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy.), December 5-7 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Eight exhibitors will be on hand, including:
    Barry Spruce - Photography
    Wendell Franks - Photography
    Lyda Plemons - Art
    Anna Bolton - Decoupage Plates and Ceramics
    Hezzie Holden - Woodcarving
    Sandra Holden - Crochet & Fabric Items
    James Dull - Cigar Box Dulcimers
    Barbara Dull - Jewelry
 
BASICALLY BLOUNT AD DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 12
You'll want to get your ad in the 2015 Basically Blount lifestyle magazine and membership directory. This annual, full-color periodical includes intriguing stories and area photography that highlight the best of Blount County, plus your business. It also has a color-coded directory and buyer's guide of all Chamber Members.
 
The publication, which is a commemorative over-sized magazine, is distributed throughout the area and is an excellent resource for you to promote your business to customers seeking goods and services from area businesses. Check out the media kit for more information.
 
WE WANT YOUR #SELFIE
Now's your opportunity to be featured during the 2015 Blount Partnership Annual Meeting set for Jan. 30 at the Airport Hilton. We want your selfies. Any selfie of you, taken any time and any place. (Please take your pictures safely; especially not while driving.)
 
How it Works:
Be a part of our selfie collage by following these 3 easy steps:
1. Take a selfie
2. Tag #BPAM2015
3. Post your pic to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or email.
Don't forget to use the #BPAM2015 tag on ALL your selfies and look for them at the Annual Meeting!
 
CASH MOB NOMINATIONS
We held our first Cash Mob last Monday at The Village Tinker. Check out the Facebook photo gallery. If you would like to nominate a small retailer to participate in a Cash mob, please email Amy.
 
GOT AN EVENT? WE'D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT
Is your organization hosting an event in the community? Submit it here on our community calendar. If it's a tourism event, please email Ashlee so she can post it on www.SmokyMountains.org.
 
Also, please send us any news releases or good news about your business. We'd love to share it with the community.
 
REMEMBER WHEN
Let's go way back to this week in 1972 when The Tempations topped the Billboard Singles Chart with "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone." The song went on to win three Grammy awards and is ranked No. 168 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The Temptations Papa Was A Rolling Stone
The Temptations Papa Was A Rolling Stone

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You can access the entire calendar here to see other community events and submit your own.
Don't forget to check out the Hot Deals brought to you from other Chamber members. Add your Hot Deal by emailing Amy to get your login info.

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