Blount Partnership News & Events

 
We are a little more than two weeks away from another huge Blount Partnership event in Pigs and Politics Legislative Day on June 26 at 4:30 p.m. at the Clayton Center Courtyard. Read more below.
 
Also, make plans to attend the Vanquish Worldwide ribbon cutting on Friday at 3 p.m. This is one blow out event you won't want to miss. There will be great food, music and a huge networking opportunity with a lot of local vendors.
 
Summer on Broadway, a celebration in downtown Maryville with music, BBQ, arts and crafts, is coming up June 27-28 and we are looking for volunteers to help with the event. Email Tammi if you are interested.
 
JOIN US FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL PIGS AND POLITICS LEGISLATIVE DAY
The Third Annual Pigs & Politics Legislative Day is set for Thursday, June 26 from 4:30-7:30 p.m., at the Clayton Center for the Arts Courtyard on the Maryville College Campus. Tickets are $25 (public), $20 (Chamber) and $10 (kids). Call 865-983-2241 to get tickets.

This is a great opportunity for the public to visit with elected officials as they mingle in a summer pig roast setting with the business community. There are no speeches; just a lot of Calhoun's BBQ, beer provided by Smoky Mountain Brewery and a live performance by the Jeff Jopling Band.
 
Event sponsors include Novacopy, Calhoun's, Merle FM 98.7, Kramer Rayson LLP, Maryville College and Paine, Tarwater and Bickers LLP. Additional sponsors include: Cherokee Millwright * City of Alcoa * Massey Electric Company * TEAMHealth * Vulcan Materials * Northwestern Mutual * Rentenbach Constructors, Inc. * Tom Hatcher, Circuit Court Clerk
 
GET YOUR CHAMBER BOARD NOMINATIONS IN
The Blount Partnership is accepting nominations for the 2015 Blount County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors until July 15. Please submit the name, business, phone and brief bio of the individual that you think would make a good board member.
 
GOT AN EVENT? WE'D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT
Is your organization hosting an event in the community? Submit it here on our community calendar. If it's a tourism event, please email Ashlee so she can post it on www.SmokyMountains.org.
 
EAST TENNESSEE WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SUMMITT
If your a woman looking for inspiration, you need to attend the East Tennessee Women's Leadership Summit, Friday, June 13 at the Airport Hilton. I can tell you from experience that this is a can't miss event and something that you will get a lot out of. Hosted locally by the East Tennessee Women's Leadership Council, group of women volunteers who share a common interest in improving the lives of women in East Tennessee. Register today.
 
REMEMBER WHEN
Remember the summer of 1997 when Hanson's "MMMBop" topped the Billboard Singles Chart? Well, it was No. 1 for three weeks. The song was nominated for two Grammys at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards.
HANSON - MMMBop
HANSON - MMMBop

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