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COME OUT TO THE BLOUNT COUNTY JOB FAIR
Blount County Job Fair
sponsored by Cirrus Aircraft and Pellissippi State Community College is coming to the Second Harvest Food Bank on Friday, May 19, 2017, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If your business is interested in participating to hire new employees,
for more details.
JOIN US FOR RIBBON CUTTINGS
VILLAGE TINKER CASH MOB
A cash mob will be held at The Village Tinker (417 W Broadway Ave, Maryville) on Tuesday, May 16 from 4-5 p.m. The first 25 attendees receive a $20 gift certificate to be used that day courtesy of Foothills Bank. So come support a small business.
ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE UPDATE
You are invited you to an economic & workforce update meeting with Blount Partnership President/CEO Bryan Daniels on Thursday, May 18 from 3-5 p.m. (201 S. Washington St., Maryville). Daniels will deliver an update on economic and workforce development in Blount County. Get the latest on steps being taken to get recent high school graduates into the workforce faster, along with initiatives to bring educators and companies in line to get the necessary skills to work in the 21st century job environment. Please
RSVP by May 17
LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING SCHEDULED
The Blount Partnership, First Tennessee and Twin City Dealerships will host a
local legislative briefing
with the city mayors from Friendsville, Louisville, Townsend and Rockford on Friday, May 19 from 8-9 a.m. at the Blount Partnership (201 S. Washington St., Maryville).
USE CHAMBER DISCOUNT TO ATTEND EAST TN WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
As a Blount County Chamber member, you can attend the
2017 East Tennessee Women's Leadership Summit "Leading Beyond Limits,"
on Friday, June 9 at the Airport Hilton for $99.
The East Tennessee Women's Leadership Summit is an annual event, hosted by the Women's Leadership Council, a group of women volunteers who share a common interest in improving the lives of women in East Tennessee. The Summit's speakers and activities are targeted to help women in East Tennessee Live. Learn. Lead. in all aspects of their lives.
Sign up here
get the 411
SIGN UP FOR FINAL SOFT SKILLS CLASS
Registrations are currently being accepted for the final free soft skills session set for Friday, May 19 entitled "Managing Change in the Workplace." While change can seem scary for some people, managing change well is what helps people grow in their work and stay relevant. Join us to explore effective strategies for selling and managing change at work.
All classes are conducted in the Blount County Library's learning lab located at 508 N. Cusick in Maryville and limited to 50 participants. Those interested must register online at
. A complete class description is located on the registration site. All classes run from 8-10 a.m. with networking beginning at 7:30 a.m.
CHECK OUT MAY MEMBER-TO-MEMBER PROMOTIONS
The May member-to-member promotions are in. Check out the special deal for the Women's Leadership Summit, PCS's free IT network audit and . 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
Maybe I'm only surrounded by sensible shoppers, but I don't know anyone that will purchase a product of significant price without researching it first. I know I won't even buy a pair of shoes without reading the reviews.
Learn more about marketing your small business in a digital world, ask questions about social media, and take the time to discuss future campaign ideas. What are you waiting for? It's free with your chamber membership.
Schedule your FREE session today
If you have any questions regarding your free digital marketing member benefit (
Save Local Now
), your digital platform, or online marketing in general please reach out the Blount Chamber's
REMEMBER TO SHOP LOCAL
Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!
Your local retailers have done some of the legwork for you - offering a select inventory aimed at matching what you're looking for in terms of quality and value.
GOT AN EVENT OR NEWS? WE'D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT
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so she can post it on
any news releases or good news about your business. We'd love to share it with the community.
"Monday, Monday" recorded by the Mamas & the Papas topped the Billboard Music Chart this week in 1966. It was the group's only number-one hit. The Mamas & the Papas won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for this song.