Loudon County, TN News


Date ArticleType
8/6/2018 Member News
Chamber News - Week of August 6

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for August, 2018

Last update August 6, 2018

Welcome New Members


Select Physical Therapy, Tellico Village        Select Physical Therapy, Lenoir City

Sharon Laing, Individual Member                   ServPro of Loudon County

Flamingo’s Snoballs                                         Southeastern Title & Abstract Co.

Lois A. Snow, Individual Member                    Green Heat & Air

Guild Mortgage                                                                                                                                     


~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, August 14 – Chamber Business after Hours5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by Ugly Mug Coffee, LLC, 108 South B Street, Lenoir City.  Great food, great networking, door prizes and so much more!  For more info, call 865-458-2067.  

~ Community Events ~

Farmer’s Markets:  Tuesday, August 7 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Greenback Depot.

Wednesday, August 8 – Farmer’s Market at Tellico Village:  9 a.m. – Noon, every Wednesday in the parking lot at the Yacht Club. 

Thursday, August 9 – Downtown Loudon Farmer’s Market: 4 – 7 p.m., downtown Loudon.  Call 865-458-7525 for more info.

Thursday, August 9 – Cool Down in Downtown:  6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Lenoir City School’s  parking lot, 200 East Broadway.  This sweet opportunity to taste homemade ice cream is free and open to the public!  Local businesses, church groups, schools, civic groups and individuals will form teams to compete for the “Silver Scoop” award.  Treat your sweet tooth with samples and help determine the winner by casting a vote for your favorite!  Call 865-986-1223 for info.

Saturday, August 11 – Farm to Table Dinner:  6 p.m., Loudon County Courthouse.  100% of ticket proceeds benefit the Loudon Rotary Club.  Visit www.loudonfarmtotable.com for tickets.


~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

Volunteers for Run LoCo needed!  The Loudon County Education Foundation is hosting a Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k and Kid’s Fun Run.  Volunteers are needed for November 30 and December 1, 2018.  Please contact Susan Fox sfox@lenoircityschools.net or Scott Mackintosh mackintoshs@loudoncounty.org to sign-up!  We will need hundreds of volunteers to support this event to support education in Loudon County!  See website www.runloco.net for more details.  Share and like www.facebook.com/runlocotn to help support the event!

The Sparkly Pig has rental space available where you can sell your favorite craft, collectible, furniture, etc.  Visit 101 E Broadway, Lenoir City, or call Mary Bright at 865-317-3652 for details.

Thursday, August 9 – Networking Today International – Lenoir City Meeting:  6:00-7:30 p.m., Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, lower level.  No exclusivity.  Relationship focused.  You do not have to attend every week.  For more information, contact Amanda DeBord at Amanda.debord@edwardjones.com or 865-986-0833.

Wednesday, August 8 – Shoney’s Restaurants Offering FREE KidCare Photo ID Events:  The events provide FREE KidCare Photo IDs for children, which enable parents to have information readily available for authorities in the event their child is ever reported missing.  The event date is Wednesday, August 8, Knoxville Expo Center, 3 – 6 p.m. at Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s Back to School Bash. 

Tuesday, August 7 – Saturday, August 11 – Sidewalk Art Sale at Good Neighbors Shoppe of Loudon County:  Visit the Good Neighbors Shoppe of Loudon County, 420 Leeper Parkway, Lenoir City, for their one-week only Sidewalk Art Sale with 50% off pictures, frames, and mirrors!  Call 865-988-9925 for more information.

Thursday, August 9 – Lenoir City Committee of 100 Meeting:  11:30 a.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Boulevard, Lenoir City.  Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. in order to allow more time for networking and fellowship prior to the meeting, which will begin near noon.  If you are not a member and are interested in attending, please call Ron Jordan at 865-755-2978 for more information or RSVP at www.lenoircity100.com

Friday, August 10 – Islay Island Single Malt Scotch Tasting and Live Music:  6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Citco’s at WindRiver, 2698 Oakum Ct., Lenoir City.  Relax and unwind with a scotch and music infused evening in Citico’s Lounge.  The evening’s tasting will feature K8ilchoman Scotch from the last family-owned distillery on majestic Islay Island, some of Chef Robert’s favorite bites and live music by the Shapeshifters. 

Saturday, August 11 – Songwriters in the Round at Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR):  6 p.m., 11800 Hwy. 11 E, Lenoir City.  Songwriters in the Round features artists who have penned classics for some of the top names in music.  After savoring dinner while listening to live music, join the songwriters around their stage as they share their songs and the stories behind them.  Visit https://www.rideatstar.org/songwriters.html for more information and to purchase tickets to this great event!

Monday, August 13 – Lenoir City Rotary Club Meeting:  Noon, Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, lower level.  For more info, call Harvey Sproul at 865-986-8054.

Wednesday, August 15 – Networking LC Meeting:  11 a.m., Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, lower level.  We are implementing a dues structure change – for anyone who joins by the end of September, the cost is only $75 for the first yearRSVP to dane.ogden.d622@statefarm.com

Loudon Redskin Football is coming soon to 96.1 WLNT, Magic 104.1 and RedskinRadio.com.  Our first broadcast will be on August 17th as the Loudon Redskins are at home to play the Greenback Cherokees.  The Sports Roundtable with Coach Jeff Harig, Kent Everett and Mike Thompson airs every Thursday beginning August 16th at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.  If you are a business owner and want to have your business spotlighted during our highest rated programs, now is the time to reserve your spot.  Contact Chip Lynn at 865-458-9563.

Thursday, August 16 – Breakfast Club:  9 – 10 a.m., Country Kinfolk Café, 270 Hickman St., Lenoir City, behind Hardee’s.  Join Edward Jones Financial Advisor Amanda DeBord for this month’s Breakfast Club.  Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast while gaining valuable information about investing in a relaxed atmosphere.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 14th by calling Sara Barrett at 865-986-0833.

Thursday, August 16 – What Makes an Accounting System Compliant?:  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, 1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN.  The Tennessee Small Business Development Center advises and assists entrepreneurs and small business owners in our area at no cost.  This free workshop discusses how to have a compliant accounting system for government contracting.  Registration is required – please call 865-483-2668 or email jbangs@tsbdc.org

Thursday, August 16 – 3rd Thursday Music at Tate & Lyle Amphitheater:  7 p.m., Tate & Lyle Amphitheater, Loudon Municipal Park, 1470 Roberson Springs Rd., Loudon.  Featuring The Grassabillies  Admission $5; Season Pass $15.  Gates Open at 7 p.m. with a Performance by Ethan Vincil.  For more information, call Loudon Parks & Recreation at 865-458-7525.

Friday, August 23 – Saturday, August 25 – A Musical Evening with Wendel Werner:  The TCP is proud to announce another musical production by Wendel Werner and his friends.  Each night will have a different theme. Visit www.tellicocommunityplayhouse.org to reserve your tickets and seats on-line.  Tickets go on sale 30 days prior to the first performance of the show.  The Playhouse Box Office opens the week before the first performance of a show, 10 a.m – 2 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Box Office phone is 865-657-3609 during the open hours.  The theater is located at 304 Lakeside Plaza (Tellico Village), Loudon. 

Lenoir City Civitan Club is looking for new members!  Civitan members are dedicated to helping people in our community.  The mission of Civitan International is to build good citizenship by providing volunteers dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities.  The club meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month for lunch at Calhoun’s at the Marina in Lenoir City.  There is a guest speaker at each meeting.  It is not mandatory for members to attend each meeting.  For more information, contact Amanda DeBord at Amanda.debord@edwardjones.com or call 865-986-0833.