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lindsay frillingWASHINGTON, D.C.- Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Lindsay Frilling, IOM, Economic Development Director, of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM.

9-to-5On Thursday, June 5, MIA Seating executive Darius Mir shared the following statement. "Today was a momentous day for us at MIA Seating, as we were able to ship the first product from our new Union City factory.

NASHVILLE—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, along with MVP Group International, Inc. officials announced today the company will expand its current operations at 600 Sherwood Dr. in Union City. The home fragrance company will invest $2 million and create 100 new jobs in Obion County.

9to5Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently announced that 9to5 Seating will relocate their manufacturing operations to Union City, Tennessee. The total investment of $39.5 million will create 510 new jobs over the next five years in Obion County.

adult leadershipGraduates included (seated, from left) Sara Douglas, Deven McBride, Katie Keathley, Debbi Morris, Laura Oliver, Suzanna Doss, (standing, from left) Justin Keathley, Danny Hussey, Richard Pollock, Michael Hoffman, Phyllis Rauchle, Bill Futhey, Ryan Ellegood, Tim York, Greg Barclay. Not pictured: Jacob Cross, Dustin McBride

reelfootReelfoot Lake State Park has been working to update the bird of prey signage at the park and one of the goals was to create a new welcome sign for the Visitor Center detailing the History of our Eagle Tours. This has been an on going project since before my arrival but has just now been completed.

commercial bankSeifried & Brew LLC, a community bank risk management firm, named Commercial Bank & Trust Company in its 2013 top 15th percentile of Community Banks. To gain entry into this distinguished ranking, the bank demonstrated exemplary performance of balancing risk and reward based on the Bank's S&B Total Risk/Return Composite Ranking. This is no small feat considering that the Bank not only survived the Financial Crisis, but actually thrived. This supports Seifried & Brew's belief that conservative, traditional community banking is the strength of our financial system.

ambassadorsAfter many months of discussion, the Obion County Chamber Ambassador program finally kicked off in April!

main streetTennessee Main Street managers had their second quarter meeting in Union City in April.

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