Loudon County, TN News


Date ArticleType
3/20/2017 Member News
Chamber News - Week of March 20

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for March - April, 2017

Last update March 20, 2017





Welcome New Members


KG Art Studio                                      A Walk of Elegance

Staybridge Suites Knoxville West     Advance Financial                                               

Depot Ceramic Shop/Mark Sundie    Malone’s Coffee Service, LLC/Ugly Mug,Coffee, LLC


                                                        ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, April 11 – Chamber Business after Hours
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; Meadow View Greenhouse and Garden Center, 9885 Hwy. 11 E, Lenoir City.  Just in time for Spring!  Great food, networking, and all in the midst of beautiful flowers and greenery.  For more information, call 865-458-2067.   

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 20 – Loudon City Council Meeting: 
6:30 p.m., Loudon City Hall. 

~ Chamber Member Events & Specials ~


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.  *No pets*


Sunday, March 26 – Community Open House at The Venue at Lenoir City:  Noon – 3 p.m., 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  You are invited to a family-friendly introduction to Lenoir City’s newest event center!  Free and open to the public – food from several Preferred Caterers – Behind-the-scenes tours – Musical entertainment – Face-painting and games for kids – “Elite 8” games playing on monitors.  Please RSVP to info@VenueLC.com for food count. 


Saturday, April 1 – Depot Ceramic Shop Grand Opening820 Dixie Lee Circle, Lenoir City.  “Come on Over and Play in the Clay!”  Full line of Duncan Ceramic Paint and Kimple Translucents, Mackie Ceramic Slip and Alligator Low Fire Clay.  We offer open workshops and a variety of cast greenware and prepared bisque pieces, scheduled classes, parties available upon request.  Shop Hours – Thursday, 1 – 8 p.m.; Friday – 1 – 6 p.m.; Saturday – 9 a.m. – Noon; after hours by appointment.  Visit www.DepotCeramicShop.com or call 865-816-3020 for more information.


Wednesday, April 5 – Networking LC Ribbon Cutting & Open House10:45 a.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  Networking LC is a group of business professionals committed to the entrepreneurial success of our members.  Join us to see how we could help your business grow.  Lunch catered by Froschauer Catering.  Guests are free.  Please RSVP no later than March 29th to Nike Sealey at 865-363-3144 or niki.sealey@remax.net. 


Friday, April 7 – Ribbon Cutting for The Depot Ceramic ShopNoon – 820 Dixie Lee Circle, Lenoir City.  Light refreshments, great networking!  Come help us cut the ribbon for a new Chamber member!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.


Saturday, April 8 – Annual Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Craft & Bake Sale:  9 a.m. – Noon, Christian Life Center, Tellico Village Community Church, 130 Chota Center.  Items for sale include floral arrangements, wreaths, stenciled canvas mailbox covers, variety of stitched items including golf seat covers, dolls, ironing mats, seat belt cushions, aprons, children’s quilts and other home décor items, greeting cards, bridge tallies, seasonal decorations, and the ever popular “scrubbies”.  Baked goods are plentiful, but sell out quickly.  All funds generated by the sale benefit local charities and organizations. 

Saturday, April 8 – Easter Egg Hunt at Loudon Municipal Park:  1 p.m., ages 12 and under.  Free event!  Call Loudon Parks & Recreation at 865-458-7525 for more information.


Saturday, April 8 – Wine Tasting to Benefit the Stimpson Seashell Museum:  6 p.m., Purdy Party Barn, 9075 Steekee Creek Rd., Loudon.  Tickets are $100 per person.  All proceeds are fully deductible.  Food and excellent wine will be provided.  Tasting will introduce you to grapes you’ve never heard of!  Seating limited to 50 people – call 865-458-4647 for reservations. 


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.