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
Thank you to our sponsors, chamber members, and the entire Obion County community for helping the Obion County Chamber of Commerce celebrate 95 years of growth, success, prosperity. Our 95th Anniversary was a wonderful event and was a true testimony to the community collaboration that makes Obion County succeed daily. Though we celebrated our 95th birthday, it was also a celebration of YOU, our chamber members, because without you, our organization wouldn't be where it is today. To read the full history of the chamber, click here.
TVA Economic Development offers Target Industry Specialists and Regional Consultants to assist you in your site or building search. TVA also partners with local power companies, regional, state, and community partners to recruit new companies and investments, retain and support existing businesses, and prepare... Read more here.
The bi-state micropolitan area of Union City, Tennessee-Kentucky, is dominating things this year, as it takes home the Big Muddy Cup, awarded each spring to the metro area along the entire Mississippi River that welcomes the most corporate facility investments per capita over an 18-month period ending with the previous calendar year. Among those successfully making things in the area... Full article here.