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4/15/2019 Member News
Chamber News - Week of April 15

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for April - May, 2019

Last update April 15, 2019

 

Welcome New Members

Creative Dimensions                                   Cooks Pest Control                                    

Hepperly Auto Sales                                   Tranquility Spa and Wellness                   

The Assurance Center                                Tellico Village VFW Post 12135                 

Last Call Theatre Group                              East Tennessee Human Resource Agency

                                                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                      ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, May 14 – Chamber Business after Hours5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR), 11800 Hwy. 11 E, Lenoir City.  If you’ve never visited STAR before, don’t miss this great opportunity!  Great food, networking and door prizes!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.

~ Community Events ~

Tuesday, April 16 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Greenback Depot, 6736 Morganton Rd., Greenback.

.~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

Planning an event soon?  Let Whitestone Country Inn help you!  From an overnight stay, event for your business, church or group, weddings and rehearsal dinners, anniversaries, birthdays, or special celebrations, Whitestone Country Inn has you covered.  Contact Gabe Collier at 865-376-0113 for a free lunch and tour of the Whitestone facility. 

Wednesday, April 17 – Historic Downtown Lenoir City Merchants Association Meeting:  8:30 a.m., Roane State Community Room, 100 West Broadway, Lenoir City.  If you are interested in the development of downtown Lenoir City, we invite you to attend.  Contact Mary Bright at 865-317-3652 or email marybright293@gmail.com for more information.

Thursday, April 18– 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, April 17 – Historic Downtown Lenoir City Merchants Association Meeting:  8:30 a.m., Roane State Community Room, 100 West Broadway, Lenoir City.  If you are interested in the development of downtown Lenoir City, we invite you to attend.  Contact Mary Bright at 865-317-3652 or email marybright293@gmail.com for more information.

Wednesday, April 17 – Women Build 2019 Meet & Greet:  9 – 11 a.m., Loudon County Habitat for Humanity, 238 Hwy. 70W, Lenoir City.  You can make every day Women’s Day by being part of our Women Build Program.  Mark your calendar for every third Wednesday in 2019 when we’ll be doing something that helps our community.  Join us for refreshments and great networking!  For more information, email Sandra@loudoncountyhabitat.org or call 865-458-0704, Opt. 2, Ext. 4. 

Thursday, April 18 – Saturday, April 20; Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 28 – Tellico Community Players Presents “Over the River and Through the Woods”:  Tellico Community Playhouse, 304 Lakeside Plaza, Loudon.  Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey.  His parents retired and moved to Florida.  Nick is close to both sets of grandparents, but has been offered the job of his dreams in Seattle.  It does not sit well with his grandparents, and they try to set Nick up with the perfect lady to keep him in New Jersey.  A hilarious family comedy!  To reserve your tickets and seats online, visit www.tellicocommunityplayhouse.org.  Call 865-657-3609 for more information.

Saturday, April 20 – Pop Up Shop at Broadway Flower Shop with Kyndal’s Sweet Dreams Bakery:  11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Broadway Flower Shop, 900 E Broadway, Lenoir City.  Broadway Flower Shop is partnering with Kyndal’s Sweet Dreams Bakery so you can get your Easter cookies and fresh flower centerpieces in one stop!  Lots of cookies and sweets and specials throughout the shop. 

Sunday, April 21 – Easter Sunday Buffet at Calhoun’s at the Marina:  10:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., 4550 City Park Drive, Lenoir City.  Bring the entire family and celebrate Easter with our special Holiday Buffet featuring many of your Calhoun’s and traditional Easter favorites. Call 865-988-9838 for more information.

Sunday, April 21 – Special Easter Sunday Fresh Food Bar:  Beginning at 11 a.m., bring the family and celebrate Easter Sunday with us!  Fresh food bar featuring baked ham, coconut shrimp, fried chicken, pot roast, meatloaf, beef tips, catfish, and peel ‘n eat shrimp, all with our famous soup, salad, fruit and hot vegetable bar.  Don’t forget the strawberry pie and famous hot fudge cake!  Kids ages 4 and under always eat free with an adult meal purchase.

Friday, April 26 – Ribbon Cutting for Taste-O-Texas11 a.m., 1562 Hwy. 72 N, Loudon.  Join us as we help cut the ribbon for Loudon’s newest restaurant!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.

Friday, April 26 – Free Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training:  6 – 8 p.m., Blairland Baptist Church, 7330 Steekee Rd., Loudon.  QPR Gatekeeper Training teaches participants how to recognize signs of a suicide crisis; how to question, persuade, and refer the suicidal individual for help; dispels common myths about suicidality, and is suited for parents, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc.  For more information, please contact QPR Master Trainer Ed Junod of Vet to Vet TN at ejunod@tnvhc.org.

Saturday, April 27 – Sand Painting Class at Depot Ceramic Shop:  9 a.m. – Noon, Depot Ceramic Shop, 481 Leeper Parkway, Lenoir City.  Create a Piggy Bank using a different way to use Duncan paint as well as basic eye painting.  Cost of the class is $35 and includes the piece.  A $10 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a seat.  Call 865-317-1345 for details or reservations.

Saturday, May 18 – LCHS Project Graduation is an exciting all-night chaperoned celebration at Cool Sports Icearium.  This event enables our graduates to have a fun and most importantly safe graduation night.  Wea re able, with community support, to privde approximately $4,000 in cash prizes and gifts.  Please consider supporting this event.  If you would like to introduce your business to our graduating seniors with a gift card or goody bag item, please contact Jinni Redmond at jredmond1967@gmail.com

CASA of the Ninth Judicial District is seeking volunteers to advocate for neglected and abused children in Loudon County.  Volunteers come from all walks of life.  No prior experience is required or needed to be a CASA Volunteer.  Our CASA program provides you with all the training and tools you need.  All it takes is 10-15 hours a month of your time and a heart to make a lasting difference in a child’s life.  By volunteering with CASA, you can help children avoid trauma that could have a negative impact on their lives, and replace their adverse experience with hope and a future.  Training classes start in early April.  To apply or for more information about CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), go to our website at BeForTheChild.org or call 423-539-5550.

The Whitestone Country Inn is excited to announce their first ever Summer Gospel Concert Series – and you could be a Sponsor!  Beginning July 5th and running through September 14th, Whitestone Country Inn will be presenting some of the best artists in gospel music – July 5 – The Voices of Lee; August 3 – Wes Hampton; August 10 – Gordon Mote; August 17 – Guy Penrod; August 23 – Jeff & Sheri Easter; September 6 – The Martins; September 13 – Adam Crabb; and September 14 – The Isaacs.  Whitestone Country Inn is looking for sponsorships for this series – Title Sponsor, Gold Sponsor and Silver Sponsor – with great benefits for each sponsor level.  Contact Gabe Collier at gabe@whitestoneinn.com or call 865-376-0113 for more information.