Welcome New Members
The Partnership welcomes the following new members: Staffmark and Baileyton Drug Company

Iris Festival 
Vendors at the 24th
Annual Iris Festival May 19-20 were very happy with the crowds, despite the threat of rain during the weekend. The 3rd 
 "Sundown on Depot" Car Show on Saturday showcased sev
eral classic cars for public viewing. 
Our sincere appreciation goes out to the many businesses, committees and individuals that assisted 
in making the festival a success. A special thanks to Greeneville Light & Power System, the Town of
Greeneville Public Works, GFD, GPD, and EMS for all their help in preparation of and during the festival. 

Member Breakfasts
Mark your calendar now for the August Membership Breakfast scheduled for Tuesday, August 14, at 7:30 a.m. at the General Morgan Inn and Conference Center.  Walters State Community College will be the sponsor and the cost is $3 with reservations, $8 without.  Please email gcp@greenecop.com or call 638-4111 by Friday, August 10.

Please join the Green Coat Ambassadors at a ribbon cutting for Baileyton Drug Company, June 13, at 8:45 a.m.  The business is located at 515 Van Hill Road in Baileyton.

Lunch & Learn 
Marketing to Millennials -  A Panel Discussion & Dive Into The Brains of One of the Most Complexed Generations presented by The High Road Agency will be the next in o ur monthly Lunch and Learn series.  Join us June 21 at 11:45 a.m.  A boxed lunch will be provided.  Cost to attend is $10 for members, $15 for non-members.  RSVP to chamber@greenecop.com  or by calling 423-638-4111 .

Greene County Youth Council
84 students provided 4,750 volunteer hours from August 2017-May 2018

Greene County Youth Leadership
Forty-three students have been selected for the 2018-19 Greene County Youth Leadership Program that begins with the retreat on July 31 at The Oaks.  Students from Chuckey-Doak High School are Skylar Maynard, Taylor Miles, Kelsey Morris, Aaron Phillips, Melanni Rojas and Katie Tipton; from Greeneville High School, Ellie Alexander, Malachi Ashley, Cade Ballard, Jarrod Bragdon, Emma Broyles, Bryce Buchanan, Jenna Click, Josie Ellis, Leah Fillers, Sydney Finchum, Abby Herndon, Ursula Herrell, Ben Hoeke, Macy Kennedy, Jax Latour, Austin Loven, Danil Patel, Colin Reed, Becky Rosen, Emily Shaw, Matthew Tullock, Kenly Wilhoit and Laura Woody; from North Greene High School, Kaiya Robinson and Gracie Weems; from South Greene High School, Landon Brown, AJ Jones, Genesis Lira, Mikinzie Miller and Hannah Taylor; from West Greene High School, Aubrey Horner, Phylicia Inscore, Lou Lingerfelt, Garrett Roe, Peyton Tullock, Madison Warner and Brooke Woods.

24th Annua l Greene County Partnership Golf Shoot-out
Save the Date  for the annual golf shoot out - The tournamen t is scheduled for Thursday, September 20, at Link Hills Country Club, and the entry fee of $150 per player includes cart and greens fees,  
lun ch, beverages during play and dinner following the tournament. Sponsorship's are availab le. To bec ome a sponsor or place a team, contact Joni Park er at the Partnership, 638-4111, or email   chamber@greenecop.com .

Education & Workforce Development
Industry Tour In-Service
Education and Workforce Development will host a manufacturing in-service for city and county teachers, administrators and counselors Thursday, June 14th. (A registration form can be downloaded here) The in-service will include plant tours and meetings with human resource managers and plant managers. This in-service program is part of the continuing effort in Greene County to provide better communication between the world of education and the world of work. Any industry interested in participating in this event should contact Dana Wilds at econdev@greenecop.com or call 638-4111. 
Tourism Marketing
T ourism is excited to announce a new addition to their marketing efforts.  Along with the 4x9 brochure that will be printed in a quantity of 50,000, Tourism is also creating a magazine style piece that will complement the brochure in a quantity of 10,000.  Several advertising packages are now available.  If you a re interested in driving more traffic to your doorstep, contact Tammy Kinser  for more information.  
NJCAA DIII World Series
The 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association's DIII World Series that took place May 25- June 1 at Pioneer Park.    An update on all activities will be sent soon.  At press time, a winner hadn't been decided. Thank you to the Sports Council and many volunteers who ensure that this tournament is a success. 

The event is sponsored by Greene County Government, John Deere Power Products, Radio Greeneville, The Greeneville Sun, Town of Greeneville, Town of Mosheim, City of Tusculum, WCYB.  
Member News
Happy Chamber Anniversary to these wonderful members!
Jarden Zinc Products  (48), Edward Jones Investments, Bob Gay (37), Comcare Inc. (30), Walters State Community College (29), Free Will Baptist Family Ministries (28), State Farm Lisa Crum, Agent (26), Gateway Ford Lincoln Mazda (26), Davy Crockett TA Travel Center  (25), SumiRiko Tennessee (22), Greene County Habitat for Humanity (21), Profile Products LLC (20), Brookdale Greeneville (19), Joy Rader Nunnally (18), Wimberly Lawson Seale Wright and Daves Pllc (16), Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice, Inc. (16), Blackburn, Childers & Steagall PLC (16), Love Business Systems (12) Parrish Properties (11), Still Hollow Farm (10), Summit Marketing (9), Christian Self Help, Inc (4), Kelly Services (3), Community Insurance (3), Vicki Kirk (3), Greeneville Gymnastics Academy LLC (3), Change Is Possible (CHIPS) Family Violence Shelter (2), Realty Executives East TN Realtors (2), Publix Super Market at Fairgrounds Plaza (1)

American Downtown Celebration
Town of Greeneville's sixth annual "American Downtown" Fourth of July Celebration to include a parade, live music, fireworks and other family fun. The history-themed "American Downtown" will be held in the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, July 4, with most of the festivities planned at the Big Spring area behind the Greeneville-Greene County Library.  Admission to the "American Downtown" if free. The Main Street parade will kick off the 4th of July event at 2 pm.  The theme of this year's parade will be "A Walk Through The Past," placing special emphasis on local history.  For the first time in the event's history, entry to the parade will be free to everyone, according to organizers.  The parade will begin at Towne Square Shopping Center, turning right onto Summer Street, left onto Main Street, right onto Tusculum Boulevard, and end at Greeneville High School. In addition to the parade, the free family celebration includes live music, dancing, food, a kids zone, Hot Dog Eating Contest and fireworks. For additional information contact Amy Rose at 639-7105 or check out "American Downtown 2018" event at www.facebook.com/TownofGreeneville or at ww.greenevilletn.gov.
Upcoming Member Events:
July -  Lyrics on the Lawn