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Jackson Chamber Hosting Small Business Seminar Thursday

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will partner with the Small Business Development Center to help small businesses learn more about funding opportunities. Tyler Asher is the Small Business Development Center Director. He said that the seminar Thursday morning at 11 will help small businesses more efficiently apply for loans, and explore other lending avenues. “There are local banks that we ... Read More »

Cookeville-Putnam Chamber Hosts Summer Better Business Seminar Series

Registrations are live for the Better Business Seminar Series hosted by the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. Membership Director Karlyn Reel said that while the chamber hosts education series throughout the year, they wanted to do something that kept people engaged over the summer. “And if you’re a chamber member it’s $10 and if you’re not a chamber member it’s ... Read More »

Celina Gets New Welcome Signs And LED Lighting Downtown

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce has completed a Celina grant project that added welcome signs and installed LED street lights. Executive Director Doug Young said a $12,000 grant allowed four signs to be placed entering all sides of Celina. “We had a committee that just put the plan together and now we have “Welcome to Celina” coming in on ... Read More »

Farley: Admires Clay County’s Scrappy, Active Approach To Defining Itself

UCHRA’s Executive Director said Clay County’s scrappy, active approach gives it the opportunity to not just survive, but thrive. Mark Farley served as guest speaker at the county’s Chamber Of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday night. The dinner included a meeting of the joint economic and community development board. Farley said the key to success includes being proactive. For example, Farley ... Read More »

Leadership Cumberland Returns After COVID Hiatus

Leadership Cumberland has returned after COVID shut down the program. Crossville/Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce President Ethan Hadley said classes began this month creating locally grown leaders. “The purpose of the program itself is to identify, educate, inspire and connect leaders current and upcoming in Cumberland County, so that they can better serve the community moving forward,” Hadley said. Hadley ... Read More »

Cookeville Chamber Of Commerce To Host 16th Annual Meeting

Cookeville-Putnam County’s Chamber of Commerce is coming back for its 16th annual meeting on Tuesday, February 8th. Chamber President Amy New said that the chamber is celebrating its 75th year. She said that it’s an exciting event to honor the chamber’s founders and all of the businesses who have come to Cookeville since its inception. “Cookeville is growing so much ... Read More »

Clay Hosting Meeting For Rural Outdoor Taskforce

The Clay Chamber of Commerce will serve as a host for the state’s Rural Outdoor Taskforce meeting on Wednesday, January 19th. Director Doug Young said that the purpose of the meeting is to get local input and to discuss opportunities to leverage state lands to grow rural tourism. “Like Standing Stone State Park is just seven miles away from us,” ... Read More »

Partners Will Explore Restructuring Leslie Town Centre Lease

Members of the Public Building Authority and Cookeville City Council will explore restructuring the lease agreement for the Leslie Town Centre. That after a Monday work session on the issue. The Cookeville City Council agreed in principle to cover the full $26,850 for an HVAC system replacement with a plan to credit the city for future rentals. Chamber of Commerce ... Read More »

Leslie Town Centre Working For Post-COVID Comeback

Revenue is down at least some 55 percent for the Leslie Town Centre because of COVID cancellations. Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce CEO Amy New said that the lack of events has impacted the bottom line. “A good reference would be that in the 4th quarter of last year, fiscal year 20, we only had six events in the entire ... Read More »

Cookeville-Putnam Chamber Of Commerce Seeking To Advocate For Local Businesses In Legislature

The Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is seeking to make the voices of businesses in the community heard at every legislative level. President and CEO Amy New said that’s why they’re asking for responses to the chamber’s Legislative Advocacy Survey. “At the local level, the state level, and to the federal level that we’re representing our business community whether it’s ... Read More »