Loudon County, TN News


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3/13/2017 Member News
Chamber News - Week of March 13

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for March, 2017

Last update March 6, 2017





Welcome New Members


Advance Financial                                                 Depot Ceramic Shop/Mark Sundie      

Malone’s Coffee Service, LLC/Ugly Mug,Coffee, LLC


                                                        ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, March 14 – Chamber Business after Hours
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.; hosted by The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  You’re invited to an exclusive Open House for East Tennessee Chambers of Commerce, featuring catering by All Occasion Catering, Bradford Catered Events, Calhoun’s Banquets/Copper Cellar Catering, Gail’s Custom Cakes, Froschauer Catering, Rosa’s Catering, Seasons Catering,  Shoney’s Catering and The Pour Guys.  Tour our wonderful new facility featuring 19,000 square feet of premium event space that accommodates up to 700 banquet guests or 1,000 theatre-style; multiple meeting spaces and open break-out areas; covered outdoor patio and lovely garden area; state-of-the-art audiovisual system; generously equipped catering kitchen; eco-friendly features, including “intelligent glass”; conveniently located at I-75 & I-40; and ample free parking.  Please RSVP to 865-986-8340 or info@VenueLC.com.  Please note change of time for March BAH only. 

Friday, April 21 – Loudon County Chamber Open Golf Tournament:
  11 a.m. Registration & Lunch; 1 p.m. Shotgun Start, Avalon Golf & Country Club, 1299 Oak Chase Blvd., Lenoir City.  Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 12th Place.  Team of 4 Players - $440 – includes lunch and snacks and beverages on the course.  Special Shots Packages – 4 x $25 = $100, includes 1 mulligan, 1 throw, 1 red tee drive, 1 putting contest entry.  Hole Sponsorship – includes printing of signs - $100 for one hole; $200 for three holes. To reserve your team, or for sponsorship opportunities, call 865-458-2067 or email info@loudoncountychamber.com.

~ Community Events ~

Monday, March 13 – Lenoir City Council Meeting: 
7 p.m., Lenoir City Hall Council Room.

~ Chamber Member Events & Specials ~


Wednesday, March 15 - Networking LC Meeting:  11 a.m., Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, lower level.  Please RSVP to dane.ogden.d622@statefarm.com


Friday, March 17 – Saturday, March 18 – Spring Fling in Downtown Loudon:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Special events on the streets of Downtown Loudon on Saturday, March 18, Noon – 5 p.m., including live music, food vendors, fire truck for kids to sit in for Mom & Dad to take pictures.  Downtown Merchants with special prizes and refreshments!  Shop Local!


Friday, March 17 – Ribbon Cutting for Advance Financial:  1 p.m., 835 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City (in front of Walmart).  Join us as we help cut the ribbon for a new Chamber member!  Remote radio broadcast, cash booth, refreshments and great networking!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.


Friday, March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at Annabell’s Café:  6 – 9 p.m., 304 Wharf St., Loudon.  Join us for traditional Irish fare to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – and don’t forget to wear green!  Cost $18 per person.  Please call 865-657-9845 by Wednesday, March 15th for reservations. 


Tuesday, March 21 – Normal Aging vs. Dementia:  2:00 - 3:00 p.m., 2 options to choose from – On Site – only 10 seats available at 306 Prosperity Dr., Ste. 101, Knoxville, or Webinar – view from home.  Do you know the difference between normal aging and not normal aging?  Find out from expert Rebekah Wilson, MSW.  Ask the expert your questions during this LIVE presentation.  Please RSVP at 865-690-0049 or linde@swoffordfinancial.com


Friday, March 24 – Ribbon Cutting for The Ugly Mug Coffee ShopNoon, 108 South B Street, Lenoir City (near Roane State and Lenoir City Public Library).  Help us cut the ribbon for a new Chamber member!  Great networking and refreshments!  Call 865-458-2067 for info.


Saturday, March 25 – Grand Opening Celebration for The Ugly Mug Coffee Shop10 a.m. – 5 p.m., 108 South B Street, Lenoir City (near Roane State and Lenoir City Public Library).  Free Coffee from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Meet the Mayor at Noon; Live Music Noon – 5 p.m.; Ugly Mug Gift Cards and 20% off merchandise!  Come out and celebrate our Grand Opening with us!


Friday, March 24 – Tack & Craft Sale Presented by STAR:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding, 11800 Hwy. 11 E, Lenoir City, is hosting a tack and craft sale featuring new and used tack, clothing, equipment, crafts, antiques, vintage and handmade items.  Booth fee is $15 – bring table and chairs.  Make some $$, find great bargains, support STAR!  Admission is free.  Unsold horse items may be donated to STAR!  If you have horse items to get rid of but can’t make it, drop off donated items to STAR the week before the sale.  Donations are tax deductible.  Contact STAR to reserve your space by calling 865-988-4711 or email star@rideatstar.org.  Visit www.rideatstar.org for directions. 


Get 100 Business Cards for only $5 for the month of March at The UPS Store #4526!  Call 865-988-5526 or visit them at 875 Hwy. 321 N, Ste. 600, Lenoir City, in front of Walmart. 


The 55th Annual Lenoir City Arts & Crafts Festival is accepting applications for crafters.  This event will be held Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th by the GFWC Suburbia Women’s Club at Lenoir City Park.  Please visit www.lenoircityartsandcraftsfestival.com for more information and to download an application to participate in the event. 


Loudon County Habitat for Humanity, a Christian housing ministry providing stable housing opportunities for low income families, is seeking a highly-organized, tech-savvy, marketing-minded individual to increase awareness of our work in the community. Responsibilities include creating and distributing promotional materials, writing and posting social media content, updating website material, plus brand management of the affiliate. This full time position is Monday through Friday with occasional weekend and evening work. Some local and overnight travel may be required. Experience and/or education in marketing, social media, website maintenance, and brand standards. Must have effective written and verbal skills, valid driver’s license and strong work ethic. Spanish speaking is a plus. Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@loudoncountyhabitat.org. Drug-free workplace – EOE.