Blount Partnership News and Events

 
QPR SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING
Make plans to attend QPR Suicide Prevention Training on Wednesday, June 12 from 9-11 a.m. at Cornerstone of Recovery, 4726 Airport Hwy, Louisville. (Light breakfast snacks will be provided starting at 8:30 a.m). Anne Young, Director of Residential Programs at Cornerstone of Recovery will be doing "QPR suicide prevention training". A certificate in Suicide Prevention will be presented after the training. REGISTER HERE.
 
CITY BRIEFINGS SET
Do want to know what's going on in the City of Maryville and City of Alcoa? If you answered yes, then make plans to attend an upcoming local legislative briefing on Friday, June 14 at 8 a.m. at the Blount Partnership to hear from Greg McClain, Maryville City Manager and Mark Johnson, Alcoa City Manager They will discuss priorities, budget challenges and their vision for the future for our community. The briefings provide an excellent opportunity to strengthen and build new partnerships between members of the business community and local government officials. REGISTER ONLINE.

 
POWER CONNECT LUNCH
Join us for a mid-day networking lunch on June 18 at 11:30 a.m., at the Apple Valley Cafe' (7138 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Townsend). Meet, Mingle, Lunch, Connect, Nibble, Engage and Network with other influential professionals.

While you (and the other guests) will have an opportunity to introduce your business, current areas of focus and/or anything you could use help with, all I ask is that everyone shows up with a focus on how they may be able to add value for the other attendees.

Open to ALL Blount County Chamber members, but you must RSVP online. This is a Dutch Treat lunch.

Event chair Tony Saddy of Get Fit Maryville will lead the event.
 
YOU'RE INVITED TO SUPPORT SIGNING DAY
In the spirit of college and athlete signing days across the country, the Blount Partnership, along with Blount County industry and education partners, is presenting the first-ever Blount County Signing Day on June 5 at 10 a.m. at the Blount Partnership (201 S. Washington St., Maryville, TN).

Between 8-10 students who recently graduated from high school will sign with their new employers to begin their careers in the areas of advanced manufacturing and construction, which are two of Blount County's areas of highest-need in workforce.

These students began preparing for their careers in high school through career and technical education (CTE) programs and work-based learning, gaining experience needed to get started in their careers.

 
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
Primary Players has an offer for chamber members for its upcoming show, "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," on Thursday, June 6 from 1-3 p.m. at William Blount High School (219 County Farm Rd., Maryville).

Tickets can be purchased online. At checkout, add the discount/coupon code SNOOPY. That gives you $7 off the normal ticket price.

Additionally, it is holding a fundraising event at Moe's (254 Hamilton Crossing, Alcoa) from 4 p.m.-close on May 29 (a percentage of total sales helps out Primary Players).
   
LEARNING TO LEAD: SURVIVAL FOR SUPERVISORS
Pellissippi State's Learning to Lead supervisory skills course helps new supervisors develop the necessary skills to effectively manage themselves and their teams, including core skills of leadership, communication, coaching, motivation and conflict resolution. Trained and skilled leaders drive productivity, reduce turnover, increase job satisfaction and motivate teams. Invest in your team's growth and success with this program.

All materials and training books are included in the Learning to Lead program, as well as follow-up activities to help turn training into action. Participants receive continuing education units as well as a certificate. Enroll now: Registration is limited to 15 people.

REGISTER HERE: $299 / Pellissippi State Blount County Campus / Thursdays / August 1-22 / 1-6 p.m.
 
LYNDA AT THE LIBRARY
Businesses need to take advantage of the Blount County Library's subscription to Lynda.com. Using your library card, get access to Lynda.com, a LinkedIn Company, with thousands of courses in software, creative and business skills to develop your staff skills and meet learning needs at your own convenience. Learn More.
 
YOU CAN POST YOUR OWN MEMBER-TO-MEMBER DEALS
Blount Chamber members can now post their own Member-to-Member deals on this page at no charge. Simply login to your account, Click on the "New Coupon" button, fill out the form and click save. It's that easy.

Click here if you need access to your login information.

Of course, we will be happy to add your coupon. Just email information about the product or discount you'd like to offer to the Chamber membership to jmuir@blountpartnership.com. Be sure to include an expiration date.

View the latest deals.
 
REMEMBER TO SHOP LOCAL
Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!
 
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GOT AN EVENT OR NEWS? 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 or any good news about your business, please send it to us. We'd love to share it with the community.
 
REMEMBER WHEN
Topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week in 1986 was "You Keep Me Hangin' On" by Kim Wilde. The song became the biggest hit of Wilde's career. It was originally released by The Supremes in 1966.


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