Loudon County, TN News


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9/10/2018 Member News
Chamber News - Week of September 10

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for September, 2018

Last update September 10, 2018

Welcome New Members


Tennessee Vein Center          Mashburn Home Builder/Mashburn Remodeling            AutoDirector                            Energy Home Basics                                                         
James Body Shop                   Innovative Glass Window Cleaning & Pressure Washing


                                                      ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, September 11 – Chamber Business after Hours5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by The Pink Tulip, 304 College St., Loudon (above Annabell’s Emporium & Café).    Everyone is invited – join us great food, great networking, door prizes and so much more!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.    

Friday, October 5 – Marketplace at the Yacht Club:
  10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Tellico Village Yacht Club.  Join us for our 9th Annual Marketplace at the Yacht Club! Visit with over 35 local businesses in a beautiful setting, sign up for give-a-ways, and more!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information. 

~ Community Events ~

Farmer’s Markets:  Tuesday, September 11 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Greenback Depot.

Wednesday, September 12 – Farmer’s Market at Tellico Village:  9 a.m. – Noon, every Wednesday in the parking lot at the Yacht Club. 

Thursday, September 13 – Downtown Loudon Farmer’s Market: 4 – 7 p.m., downtown Loudon.  Call 865-458-7525 for more info.

Tuesday, September 18 – Free Introduction to Franchising Workshop:  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce.  Join the Tennessee Small Business Development Center for this free workshop to learn the facts about franchising, and bust the myths!  Registration is required by calling 865-483-2668 or email jbangs@tsbdc.org

Thursday, September 20 – 3rd Thursday Music at Tate & Lyle Amphitheater:  7 p.m., Tate & Lyle Amphitheater, Loudon Municipal Park, 1470 Roberson Springs Rd., Loudon.  Featuring Hope Griffin.  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, September 21 – Saturday, September 22 - Greenback Junkin’ Fair:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (vendor times may vary), downtown Greenback in the Home Décor Resale Store parking lot, 6710 Morganton Rd.  Community yard sale, farmer’s market, crafts, homemade goodies, anything goes!  Vendors, please call or text Janet at 865-271-8337 to reserve your 10 x 10 space for $10.

.~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

Spotlight your business on Loudon County Radio:  96.1-FM WLNT & Magic 104.1 are now offering a “Get On the Radio Special” for businesses that want to try local radio for the first time.  The radio station writes and produces your spot as part of the package, all you have to do is say yes!  Call Chip Lynn at 865-458-9563 and ask about the GOTR special. 

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!

Tuesday, September 11 – Mommy & Me Painting & Baking Classes:  10:30 – Noon, Cook n Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  Moms, Dad, Grandmas, Grandpas….bring along your little one to paint either a car or jewelry box.  Then we are baking and decorating really cool tie dye cupcakes.  Adult and child -$25; additional sibling - $10.  Call 865-394-8796 for more info.

Tuesday, September 11 – Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate:  7:30 – 9:00 p.m., Cook n Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  If you love chocolate, this class is for you!  You’ll make chocolate pops, personalized flavored chocolate bark, and chocolate covered berries!  A delicious night you won’t want to miss!  Bring your girlfriends….bring a date….bring a friend and join us!  We are honored to have Special Guest Instructor Shaoon Speicher-Allitt, owner of Berrylicious Bouquets share her technique and talent!  Adult Class - $25 per person.  Call 865-394-8796 for more information.

Thursday, September 13 – After School Baking Club:  4:30 – 6:00 p.m., Cook n Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  Join us for our After School Baking Club as we make a delicious 5-layer ombre cake!  $25 for this class - $75 for 4-week course.  Call 865-394-8796 for more information.

Thursday, September 13 – 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.

The Lenoir City Rotary Club is Looking for New Members.  Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders in 200 countries and geographical areas.  Clubs are open to all cultures, races and creeds.  Our motto is “Service Above Self”, and Rotary’s objective is to serve its community.  Lenoir City Rotary Club meets every Monday at Noon, in the lower level of the Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City.  For more information, contact Harvey Sproul at 865-986-8054.

Thursday, September 13 – The Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County Picnic Box Lunch Sale:  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Pickup and Delivery times.  Your entire office can have a great lunch together while helping a wonderful Loudon County organization!  The Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County is hosting a Picnic Box Lunch Sale with ham or turkey sandwich, chips, pickle, soda or water, and a signature dessert for only $10!  You can choose to have your lunch delivered to Lenoir City businesses, or pick up your lunch at Good Samaritan Center, Lenoir City or First Baptist Church Tellico Village.  Call 865-986-1777 or visit www.goodsamloudoncounty.org to place your order!

Thursday, September 13 – 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

Saturday, September 15 – The Historic Loudon Theatre Presents Groovin’ on Grove Street:  7 p.m., The Courtyard at The Historic Loudon Theatre, 320 Grove St., Loudon.  Music by Blair Experience, featuring R&B, Jazz, Blues, and Contemporary Music at its finest!  Tickets are only $10 and available at the event.  Food vendors will be present.  Great music, great food, great fun!  Visit www.historicloudontheatre.com or call 865-458-9020 for more information.

Sunday, September 16 – Sergeant York the Play:  3 p.m., Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 260 Wade Rd. West, Loudon.  This one-man play depicts the entire story and life of Sergeant Alvin York, the most decorated soldier in WWI.  Written by Lisa Soland, a teacher at Maryville College, and played by Greg Helton, a local actor from Morristown.  Attendance is free, but a Love offering will be accepted.  RSVP is required by calling 865-458-9407.  For more information, contact Wayne Schnell at 865-816-3909 or email Wayne_schnell@hotmail.com

Wednesday, September 19 – 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 year.  RSVP to dane.ogden.d622@statefarm.com

Thursday, September 20 – 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, September 18th by calling Sara Barrett at 865-986-0833.

Saturday, September 22 – Fall Pumpkin Ceramic Class (Session #1):  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Depot Ceramic Shop, 820 Dixie Lee Circle, Lenoir City.  Only $30 with piece included.  Non-refundable deposit required to reserve a seat in the class. (Session #2 will be Saturday, September 29th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Call 865-816-3020 for reservations or more information. 

Friday, September 28 – 2018 Loudon County Education Foundation Champions Gala:  6 p.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  Join us as we begin celebrations for Run LoCo!  Wear your favorite pair of running shoes and get your fancy party duds at Good Neighbors Shoppe or the Habitat for Humanity Home Store.  Contributions to the Loudon County Education Foundation throughout the year will reserve your spot - $250/2 tickets; $500/4 tickets; $1200/6 tickets.  RSVP required by calling 865-458-8749 by Friday, September 21st.