Loudon County, TN News


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2/11/2019 Member News
Chamber News - Week of February 11

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for February, 2019

Last update February 11, 2019


2ND Annual Taste of Loudon County Business Expo

Friday, March 1, 2019

Reserve your spot today by calling 865-317-3652


Welcome New Members

Farm Credit Mid-America/Rural 1st                Express Employment Professionals          

Choice Audiology, LLC                                   Century Harvest Farms Foundation


                                                      ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, February 12 – Chamber Business after Hours5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by Keller Williams Realty, 730 Hwy. 321 N, Ste. 108, Lenoir City.  Great food, great networking, door prizes and so much more!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.

Friday, March 1 – 2nd Annual Taste of Loudon County Business ExpoNoon – 6 p.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  Reserve your spot before February 1st and pay $125.  After February 1st - $150 per booth.  For reservations or additional information, contact Mary Bright at  marybright293@gmail.com or 865-317-3652.  Tickets for the Taste of Loudon County portion are only $10 each and are available for purchase at www.eventbrite.com.

~ Community Events ~

Tuesday, February 12 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Greenback Depot, 6736 Morganton Rd., Greenback.

Friday, March 8 – Job Fair at The Venue at Lenoir City:  9 a.m. – 3 p.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  The Loudon County Economic Development Agency invites you to share your company’s career opportunities, job openings, hiring process, and candidate qualifications with job seekers in the Loudon County area!  This event is exclusively for Loudon County businesses hiring directly.  There is no charge for this event and each Employer will be provided with a table along with two chairs, coffee and water station, and lunch for employer representatives (Please RSVP – Limit 2).  Set up will begin at 8:30 a.m.  Please contact Patterson@LoudonCountyEDA.org for a registration form.

Saturday, March 16 – Loudon County Veterans Resource and Job Fair:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m., War Memorial Building, 103 B Street, Lenoir City.  If you are an employer looking for a team player, a punctual person used to schedules and structure, one who knows how to communicate, if you value professionalism and respect, the ability to perform in stressful situations, a person that has problem solving skills and leadership skills, then you are looking for a Veteran!  If you would like to hire a Veteran, this is the job fair to attend.  There is no cost to attend this event.  We will provide a table and two chairs for each employer or resource provider. Please arrive around 9:15 for sign-in and set-up.  Lunch will be provided.  If you need electricity in your booth, please include the information in your RSVP.  Please RSVP to David.M.Webb@TN.gov no later than February 16th

.~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

Tuesday, February 12 – Mother Son Valentine Dinner at Cook N Craft Academy:  6:00 – 7:30 p.m., 418 Wharf Street, Loudon.  All ages welcome - join us for chicken tenders, chicken Paprikash, mashed potatoes, salad, and dessert.  Cost $30 for Mother and Son - $7.50 for each additional son.  Visit https://cookncraftacademy.com/upcoming-classes to register.

Wednesday, February, 13 – Loudon Monroe Human Resource Group Meeting:  11:30 a.m., Z Fish House, 846 Mulberry St., Loudon.  Join us as Presenter David Webb, Local Veterans Employment Representative of American Job Center presents Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).  Please RSVP to Shelley Smith, smithsl@vytron.com

Wednesday, February 13 – Official Groundbreaking Ceremonies for Toqua Clubhouse and Kahite Community Center10 a.m., Toqua Clubhouse Ground Breaking; 11:30 a.m. Kahite Community Center Ground Breaking; 200 Toqua Club Way, Loudon.  Please join us for our ceremonies and immediately following the ceremony at Kahite, a champagne toast will be serviced in the Kahite Pub & Grill to celebrate the groundbreaking for both projects.  You are encouraged to stay and enjoy a special priced celebratory lunch which will also be available at the Pub!

Thursday, February 14 – 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, February 14 – Two Can Dine for $24.99 at Shoney’s:  4-10 p.m.  Shoney’s is offering guests a choice of three dinners for you and your Sweetheart, 2 Can Dine for $24.99.  Each couple can choose two dinners from one of these delicious specials – Sirloin Steak dinner, Teriyaki Glazed Salmon dinner, Grilled Chicken Breast dinner, or Shoney’s Seafood Fresh Food Bar.  Each couple will also receive a FREE Hot Fudge Cake dessert to share!  Now that’s a sweet deal!  Individual diners can enjoy the Fresh Food Bar also for 12.99 each. 

Thursday, February 14 – 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.

Thursday, February 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Country Kinfolk:  5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Country Kinfolk, 270 Hickman Street, Lenoir City (behind Hardee’s).  Join us for a Five Course Dinner featuring soup or salad, prime rib or salmon, potato, veggies and dinner roll, assorted dessert bar and tea or soft drinks.  Cost is $20.95 per person and space is limited.  Call 865-250-8733 for reservations. 

Thursday, February 14 – Saturday, February 16 – Valentine’s Weekend at Citico’s:  Seatings at 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m., 2698  Oakum Court, Lenoir City.  Celebrate love and romance with a special five-course prix fixe Valentine’s dinner at Citico’s.  Live music featured each evening in the lounge.  $175 per couple – call 865-986-0009 for reservations and info.

Thursday, February 14 – Always A Bridesmaid Dinner and Show:  6:30 p.m. doors open; 8:00 p.m. show begins, The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.    Presented by the Lyric Theatre Company, you are cordially invited to the presentation of Always A Bridesmaid - a hilarious tale of four women who promise to be each other’s bridesmaids for the next 50 years as they venture through love, marriages and weddings!  Tickets are $30 each or $250 for a table of ten, and may be purchased by visiting www.lyrictheatrecompany.org

Friday, February 15 – Ribbon Cutting for Loudon Utilities Customer Service CenterNoon, 2360 Hwy. 72 N, Loudon.  Join us for a ribbon cutting for the new Loudon Utilities Customer Service Center!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.

Friday, February 15 – Couples Date Night Cooking at Cook N Craft Academy:  6:30 – 9:00 p.m., 418 Wharf Street, Loudon. Date night cooking – Italian Style!  Homemade Pasta, meatballs and sauce!  Cook dinner together, then eat it together!  Salad and dessert included.  Fund date night – perfect for couples, husband and wives, best friends, sisters, brothers, even parent and child!   Visit https://cookncraftacademy.com/upcoming-classes to register.

Saturday, February 16 – Fisherman’s Flea Market:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 260 Wade Rd. West, Loudon.  Free admission – free table space for sellers.  Sell your unused fishing tackle or buy somebody else’s gear (or both!), or just hang out with other fishermen.  To reserve free table space, contact Butch Durham at 865-856-5508 or email durhambc@gmail.com.

Thursday, February 21 – Saturday, February 23; Thursday, February 28 – Sunday, March 3 – The Tellico Community Players Presents The Dinner Party:  Tellico Community Playhouse, 304 Lakeside Plaza, Loudon.  Six unknowing guests have RSVP’d to a dinner at a private dining room in a first-rate restaurant in Paris.  Arriving in a staggered manner, they eventually realize they are three divorced couples.  Join us for this unique, farce-turned-dramedy by playwright Neil Simon.  To reserve your tickets and seats online, visit www.tellicocommunityplayhouse.org.  Call 865-657-3609 for more information.

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