PLEASE NOMINATE FOR THE BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS
We need nominations for the 17 Business Excellence Awards
. So please nominate
yourself or any person or business you think is worthy. They need not be a Chamber member to nominate.
TICKETS ON SALE FOR TASTE OF BLOUNT
Tickets are now on sale for the 12th Annual Taste of Blount
set for Thursday, Sept. 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the Theater in the Park next to the Blount County Courthouse in Maryville. Participants are still being lined up, but as always, it will be delicious. Additionally, The Royal Hounds
are performing live. Check out the participating vendors here
Tickets are $25 for Chamber members, $30 for non-members, $15 for students with ID and available by calling 865.983.2241 or online
HEATHER RIPLEY TO PRESENT AT "LUNCH BOX SERIES"
Heather Ripley of Ripley PR
, LLC, is scheduled to be the guest presenter at the Aug. 30 Lunch Box Series
hosted at the Chamber from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Her topic is "Connect. Engage. Expand - Integrating Social Engagement Into Your Communications Strategy," We'll discuss how to develop an interactive and engaged fan base and gain a competitive advantage with a global marketing reach.
The cost is $15 and includes a box lunch. Contact Vicky
CITY OF ALCOA LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING
Please RSVP to this Vicky if you plan to attend.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
A golf outing benefiting Blount County Habitat for Humanity is set for Oct. 3, and they need your help! If you're a golfer, they'd love for you to get a team together and play in this exciting event. Register here: http://bit.ly/15ROagC
HOLIDAY PARTY PLANNING IN AUGUST?
Yes, it's not too early to plan your business's holiday party. Treat your employees to an unforgettable holiday gathering in Dollywood's Country Christmas Pavilion where they will enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat Holiday Feast! Click here
for more info.
COUNTRY MANOR ACRES OPEN HOUSE
April Jopling and her son, Country Music Artist Jeff Jopling, will be hosting an open house on their beautiful 50 Acre Estate, Country Manor Acres, in Townsend, Tenn., on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. The open house will be hosted in conjunction with the Blount County Wedding Professionals Association, with a brief showcase concert by the Jeff Jopling Band, followed by a drawing for valuable prizes at the end of the evening, with the grand prize worth $1000. Read more: http://bit.ly/189XXfH
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF BLOUNT COUNTY NEEDS YOUR HELP FOR KaBOOM!
We need excited and eager volunteers to help prepare the playground site and/or participate in the playground Build Day. We need volunteers for various levels of work, ranging from working the registration booth to installing the playground itself.
We will need the most volunteers on Build Day, Sept. 21. But, we also need volunteers on a Site Prep Day, Sept. 19, and some standby volunteers for Sept. 20, if a second Site Prep Day is needed.
We venture back to the week of Aug. 26, 1990 when Mariah Carey topped the Billboard No. 1 singles chart with "Vision of Love," it's last of a four-week run atop the music world. The song served as Carey's first single off her self-titled debut album. And we know how her career has gone since then.
|Mariah Carey - Vision Of Love|