Well, we've really the unoffical end of summer with Labor Day. The temps don't indicate Fall is around the corner, but the Chamber is still alive with many activities this month. Be sure to get your tickets for Taste of Blount
(See note below) on Sept. 12. In addition, the Townsend Fall Festival
is upcoming on Sept. 27-28.
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
Tickets are $25 for Chamber members, $30 for non-members, $15 for students with ID and available by calling 865.983.2241 or online
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
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
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.
As we close out the summer of 2013, let's go back to one of the most historic summers in history: 1969. The Rolling Stones topped the Billboard No. 1 singles chart with "Honky Tonk Women." Here's a live version of the song from their 2012 tour.
|Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women (live) HD|