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The Glenn Shepard seminar "How to Supervise People and Lead a Team," on March 8 has officially sold out for the second straight year. We are looking forward to a fun morning with an outstanding program.
 
PRIMETIME
The Chamber's Primetime networking event is getting closer, just two weeks from Tuesday on March 19 from 4-7 p.m. at the Cooper Athletic Center on the Maryville College campus.
 
More than 120 businesses have signed up with numerous giveaways. If you'd like to attend this FREE event, please RSVP to Amy. We are trying to get a count for how much food to order. You know how it goes for large events. :)
 
Meanwhile, check out some of the door prizes. Also let Amy know if you'd like to give away a door prize. More prizes means more winners.
 
Gas card, IPod Nano, fitness sessions, tickets to April Foolies, Mary Kay Timewise Miracle Skin Care Set, 2 Free Passes to our 2 1/2 hour Zipline Canopy Tour, massage sessions, numerous $50/$100 gift cards, family membership to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, 2 "Super Web Plus+" USB sticks, picnic basket with golf umbrella and stadium blanket, horseback lessons, one year water supply, Weekend Wilderness Resort Getaway-Trip for 8
 
This Jimmy Buffet themed event is your best opportunity to meet many Chamber members from all sectors of the community in one location. Instead of standing at your table, like a traditional trade show, you can use this event to network and meet new people in the business community!
 
LEARN HOW TO SELL TO THE GOVERNMENT
Does your business provide products or services that federal, state, and local governments use? How about other government agencies? If so, this FREE seminar will assist you in getting into business with these entities.
 
On Thursday, March 14 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Blount County Chamber office located at 201 S. Washington St., in Maryville, Paul Middlebrooks, Marketing Consultant for the UT Procurement Technical Assistance Center will discuss how to do business with the federal government, the U.S. Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program, Small Disadvantaged Business Program, and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Initiative. (Limited to 15 participants) Email Claire to RSVP.
 
THREE DAY OSHA CLASS OFFERED AT PELLISSIPPI STATE
The Blount Partnership, in conjunction with Pellissippi State, is offering a three-day 10-hour OSHA class March 12-14 from 8 a.m.-noon at the Pellissippi State Blount County Campus located at 2731 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Friendsville, TN 37737.
 
The cost is $99 for Blount County Chamber Members; $129 for non-members. To register or for additional information visit www.pstcc.edu/bcs or call 865-539-7167.
 
HIGHLAND GAMES VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers are needed for the Smoky Mountain Highland games May 17-19 on the Maryville College Campus. If you are interested in helping out the Chamber at this event, please contact us.
 
CONGRATULATIONS
The Blount Partnership would like to congratulate Debbie Vickery of Regions Bank on winning the iPad Mini given away through a random drawing for Operation Thank You deliverers.
 
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You can access the entire calendar here to see other community events and submit your own.
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