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11/5/2018 Member News
Chamber News - Week of November 5

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for November, 2018

Last update November 5, 2018

Welcome New Members

 

Friendsville Animal Center                          Cider & Bliss Boutique                                               

S.O.S. Audio Events                                     Mick Reed, Individual Member                                  

Wayne Tolbert, Individual Mbr.                    Past Tymes Antiques                          

                                          

                                                      ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, November 13 – Chamber Business after Hours5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by Admiral Title and Mortgage Investors Group, 149 Kelsey Lane, Ste. 202 and Ste. 203, Lenoir City. Great food, great networking, door prizes and so much more!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.

~ Community Events ~

Tuesday, November 6 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Greenback Depot, 6736 Morganton Rd., Greenback.

Tuesday, November 6 – Express Employment Professionals Mobile Hiring Event:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Lion’s Club Pavilion, 8760 Hwy. 72 N, Loudon.  Hiring administrative, industrial, and skilled trades.  For more information, call 423-420-1111.

Tuesday, November 6 – Blackberry Farm Hiring Event at Roane State Community College:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Roane State Community College, 100 W Broadway, Ste. 131, Lenoir City.  Full-time and part-time year-round positions are available for Housekeeping, Wait Staff, Line Cook, Grounds Technician, Ware Washer, and Steward. Please come prepared for an in person interview. Equal Opportunity Employer

.~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

The Pilot Club of Lenoir City is once again selling regular and candied nuts, including the infamous “fresh off the tree pecans!”  Great for holiday pies and baking, teacher or hostess gifts, cookie trays, and stocking stuffers.  All bags are $11 each. Proceeds help make the club’s brain-health programs and community projects possible.  Nuts available (16 oz. bags) are pecan halves and pieces, black and English walnuts, cashews, mixed nuts, sliced almonds, and pistachios.  Candies 12 oz. options are dark and milk chocolate, cinnamon-glazed, and pecan caramel clusters.  To place your order, call Pam at 865-986-2921 or email PilotClubLC@gmail.com

Tuesday, November 6 – All Natural Soap Making Class at Cook N Craft Academy:  7 – 9 p.m., Cook N Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  Join us and learn the art of soap making using melt and pour and cold process soaps.  Cost is $35 per person.  Call 865-394-8796 for more information.

Thursday, November 8 – Lenoir City Committee of 100 Meeting:  11:30 a.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7890 Creekwood Park Blvd., 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

Thursday, November 8 – 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.

Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10 – Christmas Open House at Shoppes on the Square:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m., 612 Grove Street, Loudon.  Join us for sales, refreshments, and a $50 Gift Card Giveaway!  Call 865-244-0207 for more information.

Friday, November 9 – Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for The Historic Loudon TheatreNoon Ribbon Cutting, 320 Grove Street, Loudon.  Don’t miss the GRAND OPENING of the newly renovated Historic Loudon Theatre!  The updated inside of the theatre features state of the art lighting and sound along with beautifully updated décor!  We invite the community to come and see this beautiful new facility.  The festivities will begin at 12 noon with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.  Then come and enjoy a special concert from 7 – 10 p.m. with The Knoxville Transfer Band!  Tickets only $10 for the concert.  Come and enjoy a great night of music and fun in this beautiful new facility!  This is a “bring your favorite beverage” event.  For more information, call 865-458-9020.

Saturday, November 10 – Storage Wars! Notice of Public Auction at American Self Storage, LLC:  10 a.m., American Self Storage, LLC, 2970 Gamble Street, Loudon.  Eleven storage units will be sold for non-payment of rent in accordance with Tennessee State Law.  10% Buyers Premium – All Sales Cash and Final.  Also American Self Storage, LLC, 489 New Hwy. 68, Sweetwater public auction will take place with three units after the first auction.  For more information, call 865-458-8017.

Saturday, November 10 – United Way of Loudon County First Annual Cornhole Tournament:  9 a.m. Registration, at Snow Biz, 1084 Old Hwy. 95, Lenoir City. All proceeds benefit United Way of Loudon County.  Tournament types:  blind draw, bring your own partner, social & advanced and long toss. Food, music, and UT vs. UK will be available to watch.  Registration is day of the event at 9 a.m. and cost is $20 per player per tournament entry. Over $500 in winning plus over $300 in other prizes and opportunities to win! For more information and sponsorship opportunities, call 865-582-4082 or email fentonj@unitedwayknox.org

Monday, November 12 – Lenoir City Rotary Club Meeting:  Noon, Loudon County Visitors Bureau, lower level.  For more information, contact Harvey Sproul at 865-986-8054.

Tuesday, November 13 – Independent Living Seminar at The Neighborhood at Tellico Village:  5:30 p.m., The Lecture Hall at The Neighborhood, 100 Chatuga Drive West, Loudon.  Presentation includes independent living and health appropriateness, construction update, upcoming seminars.  VIP Lounge opens at 5 p.m. for those with deposits for Independent Living.  Please enter through the Bistro for the event.  RSVP no later than Friday, November 9th by calling Marti at 865-456-4167.

Wednesday, November 14 – Loudon Monroe Human Resources Association November Meeting – EEOC Mediation – Your Partner in Workplace Solutions:  11:30 a.m., Cleveland State Community Center (Monroe County), 121 Grand Vista, Vonore.  Presenter will be Jimmy W. Jones, ADR Coordinator, EEOC Memphis District Office, presenting EEOC Mediation – Your Partner in Workplace Solutions.  Please contact Chris Hearp at 865-657-6106 for more info.

Thursday, November 15 – 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, November 13th by calling Sara Barrett at 865-986-0833.

Thursday, November 15 – Ladies Shopping Day in Downtown Lenoir City:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m., join our wonderful shops of downtown Lenoir City for a ladies shopping day event!  Special demonstrations, refreshments, prize drawings and more! 

Friday, November 16 – Ladies Night Out at Meadow View Greenhouse and Garden Center:  6-8 p.m., 9885 Hwy. 11 E, Lenoir City.  Get in the Christmas Spirit surrounded by beautiful poinsettias, Christmas trees and greenery!  Wine and appetizers will be served as you visit vendor booths, shop sales on gift items and take care of your decorating and everyone on your Christmas list in one place!  Grab your girlfriends and join us for the fun! For more information, call 865-986-7229.

Saturday, November 17 – Holiday Sale and Vendor Event at Country Kinfolk Marketplace and Barn Venue:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sale; enjoy lunch in the Café from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 270 Hickman St., Lenoir City (behind Hardee’s).  Items from local vendors and sale items throughout Marketplace.  Homemade snacks and prize drawings hourly!  Vendors needed for event – email countrykinfolkfarms@gmail.com for more information. 

Saturday, November 17 – Ribbon Cutting for Simply DistressedNoon, 500 Grove St., Loudon.  Join owner Shawna Green of Simply Distressed as the ribbon is cut for their beautiful new location in downtown Loudon!  Get ready for the holidays with great home décor and gifts for everyone on your list.  Call the Chamber at 865-458-2067 for more information.

Wednesday, November 21 – Networking LC Meeting:  8 a.m., Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, lower level.  RSVP to dane.ogden.d622@statefarm.com

Wednesday, November 21 – Historic Downtown Lenoir City Merchants Association Meeting:  8:30 a.m., Roane State Community College Community Room, 100 W Broadway, Ste. 131, Lenoir City.  Anyone interested in the promotion, preservation and revitalization of downtown Lenoir City, please make plans to attend.  Contact Mary Bright at 865-317-3652 for additional information.

Thursday, November 22 – Thanksgiving Lunch at Country Kinfolk:  11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 270 Hickman St., Lenoir City (behind Hardee’s).  Reserve your table today!  Cost is $22.95 per adult; $12.95 per child (12 and under); free 3 and under.  Call 865-250-8733 for reservations. 

Saturday, November 24 – Greenback Christmas Parade:  11 a.m. Parade; 10 a.m. Line-up behind the Community Center.  After the parade finish your Christmas shopping with the vendors at the Greenback Depot!

Thursday, November 29 – Evening with Santa:  6:00-7:30 p.m., Central Park, downtown Lenoir City.  Lenoir City Parks and Recreation would like to invite children and families to attend an evening with Santa.  This event includes one-on-one time with Santa, light refreshments, a gift, a big screen movie, crafts, games and a keepsake photo of your child with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  This event is free.  Call Lenoir City Parks & Recreation at 865-986-1223 for more info.

Friday, November 30 – Run LoCo Marathon Pasta Dinner:  5 – 8 p.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Parkway, Lenoir City.  This is an add-on event – you do not have to be a runner to attend!  Join us for a great pasta dinner and enjoy our guest speaker, John Kelly, the last person to complete the Barkley Marathons.  Cost is $20 Adults/$10 Kids/Free under 3.  Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Loudon/RunLOCOMarathonHalfMarathonand5K.com to register.

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!