As we get ready for Memorial Day this weekend, let us not forget those who serve our nation everyday and those who gave their lives for this country. Let's also not forget the families of those veterans of all branches of the military. So, be safe and enjoy the beginning of Summer.
H.O.G. RALLY NEARS
As the H.O.G. Rally comes to Maryville May 28-June 2, the Blount Partnership encourages all Chamber members to welcome these visitors to the county. Place welcomes on your marquees, store signs, menus or anything else you can think of. Let's roll out the welcome mat for these riders and show them how great Blount County is.
BLOUNT COUNTY TOURISM DAY UNVEILS TRAVEL APP
As part of National Tourism Week, May 4-12, the Blount Partnership held its "Tourism Day" May 10 to celebrate what makes Blount County, the Peaceful Side of the Smokies, an ideal tourist destination. As part of the program, a new travel app for SmartPhones was unveiled. Download now at your app store.
H.O.G. RALLY VOLUNTEERS
The 2013 Tennessee State HOG Rally is coming to Maryville May 28-June 1 and volunteers are needed for the week-long celebrations, events and activities.
There are many events, activities, and places to serve during the rally week. The official website
has information including the rally schedule and a request form to personalize volunteering for specific events, times, and dates.
If you're ready to make a commitment to help your volunteer committee make this an outstanding rally -- and enhance your Rally Experience in the process -- click on the "Volunteers" link and choose the days you would like to volunteer. The link will allow you to give contact information that will not be shared with others. Type the word CHAMBER in the space asking for Chapter Name to help identify and place Blount Chamber members wishing to volunteer.