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NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved nearly $25.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which assist communities with infrastructure improvements, health and safety initiatives and facade improvements in downtown commercial districts.

“I congratulate the 66 communities receiving the CDBG funds,” Haslam said. “By investing in themselves, these communities are taking steps to create better a working and living environment for their citizens, and helping Tennessee lead in economic development, putting us one step closer to our goal of... more here"

The Young Professionals of Obion County celebrated their first official year as an organization! With over 40 members, 4 professional development sessions, 4 networking events, and over 20 hours of community outreach, YPOC had a great first year! Our next event is Tuesday, March 27th, so mark your calendar. More details will be available closer to time.

Thank you to Sassafraz in Union City for hosting our group and for also providing us with appetizers! If you are looking for a great event space, friendly staff, and delicious food, make sure to visit them!

YPOC members pictured left to right: Cody Martin, Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home; KC Covington, Union City Insurance; Barrett Tanner, Westan Insurance; Andrew Gibson, Discovery park of America; and Alan Faircloth, Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation.

"We believe in having a strong professional network, an active social life, and investing our talents in Obion County. Whether you've lived here your whole life, are new to town, or a boomerang coming back home, YPOC strives to connect our young talent to the community."

Young Professionals of Obion CountyYoung Professionals of Obion County interest meeting will be tonight, March 2nd, at 6:00pm. Join us in the bar area at Los Portales in Union City to discuss this new group that targets the younger demographics in our area, ages 21-35.

Young Professionals of Obion CountyJoin us for our April meeting on the 27th! Want more information on YPOC? Text YPOC to 22828 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6 PM

Where: Poplar Meadows Country Club
1445 Airport Road, Union City, TN 38261

Young Professionals of Obion CountyJoin us for our May meeting!

When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 6 PM

Where: Libation Station
Discovery Park of America

Come hang out, grab a drink, and network! No business at this month's meeting, just a good time! Live music, finger food provided, cash bar available!

Want more information on YPOC? Text YPOC to 22828 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

The Young Professionals of Obion County had their meeting on January 25. Chad Davis with Davis Wealth Services sponsored the night and gave a presentation titled: "Financial Planning for the Young Professional." We had a blast learning several savvy financial tips and tricks for our generation! Thank you Chad!

All men and women ages 21-35 are welcome to join!

"We believe in having a strong professional network, an active social life, and investing our talents in Obion County. Whether you've lived here your whole life, are new to town, or a boomerang coming back home, YPOC strives to connect our young talent to the community."

Gibson Electric Membership Corporation and its not-for-profit subsidiary, Gibson Connect, LLC, announced today that the companies will begin the buildout of high-speed fiber in Medina, Dyer, and Three Way, as well as in the area covered by the Tennessee broadband grant awarded for most of Lake County and the far northwestern part of Obion County.

“Last night our Gibson Connect and Gibson EMC boards approved a resolution to design, engineer and build fiber... more here"

Thank you to Union City Insurance for sponsoring our February Business Matters! We had a wonderful turnout and appreciate our speaker, Nick Hall, for giving a great presentation and keeping our members on top of the important issues surrounding cyber security!

Make sure to join us on March 20th at 7:45 AM at the Obion County Public Library for our next Business Matters! We are looking forward to a great presentation on entrepreneurship! Don't forget to attend for your chance to win Small Business Spotlight and a bag full of swag from Obion County chamber members!

Thank you to ATA for sponsoring our January Business Matters! We appreciate everyone being flexible when we had to reschedule and for braving the ice, snow, and freezing temps to join us! Art Sparks gave a fantastic presentation on how to prepare you and your business for tax season. We started the year on a great note!

Make sure to join us on February 20th at 7:45 AM at the Obion County Public Library for our next Business Matters! We are looking forward to hearing about Cyber Security from Nick Hall of Union City Insurance Agency. Don't forget to attend for your chance to win Small Business Spotlight and a bag full of swag from Obion County chamber members!

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