Competing for jobs and attracting industry in today's economic climate is a challenge. Successful economic developers know that at the heart of a competitive economic development strategy is community development. The ThreeStar program is geared to assist your community development efforts and ensure you compete at a higher level through enhancing and improving community assets.
Thank you to all of our industries, public officials, businesses, and board members that came to our industry appreciation breakfast! We had a wonderful turnout and appreciate all that you do for our county.
NASHVILLE, TN - Representatives from diverse Tennessee counties recently traveled to Nashville to describe the targeted strategies they plan to implement to raise regional postsecondary attainment and support the state’s Drive to 55 goal.
The counties are participating in Complete Tennessee’s “College Completion Communities” pilot program, which brings together five Tennessee communities to develop targeted plans to improve local college attainment.
Governor Haslam and TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved $550,000 in Façade Improvement Grants for six Tennessee communities. The grants, funded through federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, are used for improvements to commercial districts in Tennessee Main Street and Tennessee downtown districts. Check out the six new recipients here.
What is it?
TN Placemakers Entrepreneurship Fund is a pool of monetary resources dedicated to assisting communities across the state in developing and training entrepreneurs by allowing them to secure funds for three broad categories of entrepreneurial activities.
Total Funds Available FY2019: $1,000,000
*10% match required
Health Works Medical
1720 East Reelfoot Ave; Suite 101
Union City, TN 38261
Union City registered nurses (left to right) Crystal Broyles and Nikki Callins stand in front of the entrance to the new location for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. The department is now located on the first floor at the west entrance of the hospital. The area is more spacious, convenient, accommodating, and comfortable for patients. This move was prompted due to continued growth and new initiatives related to education requiring computer stations and interactive classes. The first day of exercise in the new area was Monday, September 17.
Union City, Tenn., September 17, 2018
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City (BMH-UC) is now offering a new technology that could improve early detection of breast cancer. Digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, allows a radiologist to look for abnormalities in more areas than the 2-D mammography. 3-D mammography is especially beneficial to patients with dense breast tissue, a family history of breast cancer or women who are regularly called back for additional tests.
In just two sessions in WestTeach, Beth McManus has already learned plenty.
Day-long programs focusing on West Tennessee agriculture and area entrepreneurship in the pilot year of the WestStar-created program have truly been enlightening for the Union City High School Spanish teacher.
Thursday, November 8th starting at 6 PM
Discovery Park of America
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We are excited to announce that former U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 8th Congressional District, John Tanner, will be delivering our keynote speech followed by our 2018 awards presentation.
Award Nomination Qualifications:
Award Nominations Being Accepted
2018 Ambassador of the Year: Recognizing a Chamber Ambassador who is a community leader who donates his or her time to Obion County Chamber activities and events.
2018 Board Member of the Year: Presented to the board member who put forth extraordinary efforts on behalf of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce.
2018 Young Professional of the Year: Presented to a YPOC Member that works in Obion County and has showed professional success and outstanding community involvement.
2018 Business Partner of the Year: Presented to a business or organization in Obion County who has gone above and beyond to be a community partner, be it donating time, money, or resources.
The Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute (CTLI) is an annual leadership development program designed to inspire and encourage more local higher education champions, foster innovation and promote statewide collaboration. CTLI helps its future leaders better understand the current postsecondary and workforce development landscape, learn from national and statewide experts, and develop meaningful benchmarks that will help strengthen the state of higher education in Tennessee.
Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) announced its board officers for 2018-2018. The officers were elected by the membership at TCCE’s Annual Conference held in Clarksville, TN.
Lindsay Frilling, CEO of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce was elected TCCE’s President for the 2018-2019 year. This position comes after years of service in the Chamber of Commerce and economic development field.