"The Land Trust for Tennessee, a statewide land conservation organization, has protected and conserved almost 125,000 acres in the Volunteer State. From farmland and wildlife habitat to public parks, scenic vistas, historic properties, and more, we work with people to make sure Tennessee’s most important places aren’t lost forever to development.
Thursday, November 8th starting at 6 PM
Discovery Park of America
Please click HERE to reserve your seat today!
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.
Both Wes Kennedy and Michael Paul Miller insist nothing will really change. If it does though, the Union City School System will be prepared.
Kennedy, the director of schools for the UCSS, has given Miller – the Supervisor of Student Services in the system – the additional title of assistant director, with the blessing of the Union City School Board.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Department of Tourist Development announced $1 million in grant funds awarded to 84 organizations for tourism marketing.
The Obion County Chamber of Commerce was awarded $9,250 for marketing Obion County in state publications, printing of marketing materials, and for the Obion County Farmer’s Market tourism efforts.
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.
2nd Annual Hops and Barley Appreciation Day this Sunday August 5th from 2-4 pm!
- Live music featuring “Grant Carr”
- Bubble machine
- Face painting
- Corn hole
Don’t forget we will be giving away our famous cheeseburgers and hot dogs along with a variety of chips and cookies. This is a way for us to invite the community to come out and get together and give us a chance to say thanks for all the continued support! We will also be accepting any approve food donations that will be turned over to the Union City and Obion County school systems Backpack Program.)
Thanks in advance for you continued support!
Governor Haslam, Commission Rolfe Award ThreeStar Grants to Sixty Tennessee Counties
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today the 60 counties that will receive ThreeStar Grants. The grants will be used for a variety of local programs addressing economic development, education and workforce development, public safety, health and efficient government. “Providing more opportunities for Tennesseans is one of our state’s main.... Read More here
Delta Leadership Institute Graduates 6 Tennessee Leaders Poised to Support Economic Development Efforts
PADUCAH, Ky. – The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) congratulates six new Tennessee graduates of the Delta Leadership Institute (DLI) Executive Academy who now have the tools to support DRA’s efforts to create jobs, build communities, and improve lives across west Tennessee and the Delta region. The six graduates completed the year-long DLI Executive Academy, a training program that brings together public, private, and nonprofit-sector leaders from each of the eight states served by DRA. The program equips participants with the tools, experiences and networks that will help them create new economic opportunities in Delta communities as well as support the growth of..... Read more here.
Obion County Farmer's Market merchandise is now available! Call Lauren at the Chamber to order! Shirts are $12 and reusable bags are 1 for $3 or 2 for $5!
Jessica sells Lula Roe out of her home and recently became a member of our chamber! Each month, proceeds from her business are donated to local charities as well as organizations world wide. We are so lucky to have Jessica and her family in Obion County!