Our 2019 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, May 3 at the Wynridge Golf Club, Troy, TN.
Join us for the Obion County Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament! It will be on Friday, May 3rd at Wynridge Golf Club. Lunch & registration will open at 11:30 AM, and tee off will be at 1:00 PM. Winners will be announced and door prizes will be given at dinner after the tournament concludes. Must be present to win door prizes.
Dyersburg, Tennessee – Dr. Tamara Daniel, Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) vice president for the college, has announced students who have been named to the dean’s list and honor roll for the spring 2018 semester. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must complete...Read more here
UNION CITY, TN - Commercial Bank and Trust Company is pleased to welcome Donnie Walton to the bank’s Union City operations.
“We are thrilled to have Donnie join us at Commercial Bank and Trust,” said Tim Shanks, Community President. “Donnie has a passion to serve people and is ready to meet the lending needs of Union City.”
Mr. Walton received his bachelor's degree in Buisness Management from... Read more here.
UNION CITY, TN - Commercial Bank and Trust Company announces Deven McBride has been promoted to Ag Credit Analyst.
Community President Tim Shanks congratulated Ms. McBride saying, “Deven is an outstanding staff member of Commercial Bank in Union City. She has developed excellent relationships with her clients since starting with Commercial Bank and Trust in 2011. This is a well-deserved acknowledgment, and it is a testament to our entire staff when someone on our team moves... Read more here
Lindsay Frilling recently graduated from Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute and is pictured at graduation with Executive Director Kenyatta Lovett. Frilling stated, “Participating in CLTI gave me the opportunity to see how other communities throughout Tennessee are creatively overcoming workforce challenges utilizing existing education systems as well as partnering with educational non-profit organizations. At the end of the day, being able to equip a person to obtain gainful employment, which, in turn allows businesses to thrive and grow, is the most rewarding aspect of my career.”
With Tennessee’s goal of reaching at least 55 percent post-secondary attainment by 2025...Read more here
Congratulations to Sweet Pea Boutique and Blessings on their recent ribbon cutting! Sweet Pea offers children clothing and also has a baby registry! Go shop for your little one or buy the perfect gift for a loved one! Make sure to check out their specialty candles and their mommy & me outfits!
The Adult Leadership of Obion County class meets monthly to cover an array of topics such as education, agriculture, arts & entertainment, and more! Here is a picture of the class with Representative Bill Sanderson and Senator John Stevens at the Day on the Hill in Nashville!
The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded three $2000 scholarships to Savanna Copelen, a graduate of South Fulton High School, LaNyah Cross, a graduate of Union City High School, and Ashley Nicks, a graduate of Obion County Central High School.
Beginning the fall after the recipient’s high school graduation...full article here
Congratulations to Trudy's Kids Cafe on their grand opening of their new, beautiful location! Make sure to stop by 306 South First Street, Union City to see their new building. We are thankful for all Trudy's Kids Cafe does for our community and are happy to have them a part of our chamber family!
Traveling across the Mississippi River Delta region and engaging in dialogue is something the members of the Delta Leadership Institute are familiar with. The organizations Session IV: Enhancing Community Capacity three-day session was April 25-27 in Selma. During the Session, the group visited historical sites in the city and heard from.... full article here
Every few months, we invite our new members to join us for lunch! This past month we had a wonderful group meet. Our President, Donny Bearden, welcomed the group and was followed by our Membership Director, Lauren Tanner. She gave a membership presentation and discussed how to get the most out of your membership! The presentation was titled "I Joined, Now What?!" Chamber CEO, Lindsay Frilling then spoke briefly about the economic development efforts in Obion County. Thank you to each of our new members that joined us. We look forward to having you in our chamber family for years to come!
UNION CITY, Tenn – Lauren Tanner, Membership Director of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce recently graduated from TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute. The Rural Leadership Institute, developed and sponsored by TVA Economic Development, provides professional leadership training to rural community economic development professionals in.... full article here