Loudon County, TN News


Date ArticleType
10/8/2018 Member News
Chamber News - Week of October 8

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for October, 2018

Last update October 8, 2018

Welcome New Members


Wayne Tolbert, Individual Mbr.          Aerus

Past Tymes Antiques                          Rick & Linda Keck, Individual      

Jinx Logos, LLC                                  Loudon West End Florist             

Simply Distressed


                                                      ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, October 9 – Chamber Business after Hours and Annual Membership Meeting5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by Calhouns at the Marina, 4550 City Park Drive, Lenoir City.     Join us for our Annual Membership Meeting – we need all members to attend to vote on new Board of Director recommendations and Board officers.  Plus great food, great networking, door prizes and so much more!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.

Thursday, October 25 – 30th Anniversary Chamber Gala6:00-9:00 p.m., The Venue at Lenoir City, 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.  Join us as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Loudon County Chamber of Commerce!  Tickets are $30 per person, dress is business casual.  Sponsorships are available.  We are accepting Silent and Live Auction Items.  Reservations are required by calling 865-458-2067. 

~ Community Events ~

Tuesday, October 9 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Greenback Depot.

Thursday, October 11 – Loudon Candidate Town Hall Event:  Doors open 5 p.m.; event begins 6 p.m., Loudon High School Auditorium.  Free admission – presented by Loudon Business Association and WLNT 96.1 and 107.1.  Meet the candidates running for Loudon Mayor and Loudon City Council; hear candidate answers to questions from our community; and understand candidate positions on City issues.  Loudon residents and non-residents are welcome.  This event will be broadcast live on 96.1 WLNT and recorded for YouTube viewing at a later time. 

Thursday, October 18 – 3rd Thursday Music at Tate & Lyle Amphitheater:  Gates open at 7 p.m. with a performance by Ethan Vincil.  8 p.m., enjoy the music of Pale Root.  Admission $5.  For more information, contact Loudon Parks & Recreation at 865-458-7525.

.~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

Wednesday, October 10 – Halloween Chocolate Workshop for Kids at Cook N Craft Academy:  10 a.m. – Noon, Cook N Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  Join us for some Halloween Moster Bark….and then Chocolate Halloween Slime!  Kids ages 5 to teen – cost is $25 each, sibling $20.  Call 865-394-8796 for more information.

Wednesday, October 10 – NLRB, Cyber Security and More… Presented by the Loudon Monroe Human Resources Agency:  11:30 a.m., Cleveland State Community Center (Monroe County Center), 121 Grand Vista, Vonore.  Join Howard Jackson of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC for this important and informative session.  Contact Chris Hearp at 865-657-6106 to RSVP or for more information on this event.

Thursday, October 11 - 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

Thursday, October 11 – Sunday, October 14 – Fall Deals are Calling during Customer Appreciation Days at US Cellular:  Huge sale on Smartphones and accessories.  Surprises with bill credits and free giveaway.  Bonuses with increased Refer-A-Friend Rewards!  Stop by to save.  Stay for the fun!  Visit US Cellular at 804 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, or call 865-816-3656 for more information.

Thursday, October 11 – 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, October 11 – Sunday, October 14:  The Tellico Community Playhouse Presents Outside Mullinger:  Anthony and Rosemary are two introverted misfits straddling 40.  Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, a state of affairs – due to his painful shyness – suits him well.  Rosemary lives right next door, determined to have him, watching the years slip away.  Their journey is heartbreaking, funny and ultimately deeply moving.  Visit www.tellicocommunityplayhouse.org to reserve your tickets and seats online.  The Playhouse Box Office opens the week before the first performance of a show, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday-Friday.  The Box Office phone is 865-657-3609 during open hours.  The Theatre is located at 304 Lakeside Plaza in Tellico Village.

Friday, October 19 – 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 Xperience, featuring R&B, Jazz, Blues, and Contemporary music at its finest!  Tickets are only $10 and available at the event.  Come and enjoy a great night of music and fun!  Visit www.historicloudontheatre.com or call 865-458-9020 for more information.

Monday, October 15 – Lenoir City Rotary Club Meeting:  Noon, Loudon County Visitors Bureau, lower level.  For more information, contact Harvey Sproul at 865-986-8054.

Tuesday, October 16 – Penny Mats Class at Louise Gallery Studio:  10:30 a.m., Louise Gallery Studio, 322 Grove St., Loudon.  Using felt and only one stitch design and create a charming candle mat for Fall or Christmas.  $35 per class - most includes supplies.  Samples are on display in the Gallery.  For reservations or to schedule a private class for yourself or your social group, call Louise at 865-567-6682.

Tuesday, October 16 – Caramel Apples at Cook N Craft Academy:  7:30-9:00 p.m., Cook N Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  Join us as we make four delicious caramel chocolate covered apples – you select your coatings and flavors.  A great treat for the sweet tooth!  Special Guest Instructor Shannon Speicher-Allitt, owner of Berrylicious Bouquets, will share her technique and talent.  Adult Class - $25 per person.  Call 865-394-8796 for reservations and more information.

Wednesday, October 17 – 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

Thursday, October 18 – Breakfast Club:  9 – 10 a.m., Country Kinfolk Café, 270 Hickman Street, 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, October 16th by calling Sara Barrett at 865-986-0833.

Thursday, October 18 – Acrylic Pour Class at Louise Gallery Studio:  10:30 a.m., Louise Gallery Studio, 322 Grove St., Loudon.  The latest rage in art!  You don’t have to have ANY art ability, training or experience to make an exciting work of art!  So much fun!  $35 per class - most includes supplies.  Samples are on display in the Gallery.  For reservations or to schedule a private class for yourself or your social group, call Louise at 865-567-6682.

Thursday, October 18 – Fall Mesh Wreath Class at Cook N Craft Academy:  7 – 9 p.m., Cook N Craft Academy, 418 Wharf St., Loudon.  Join us for a fun night out making a unique Fall Mesh Wreath that will surely capture the season of bountiful harvests!  Talented guess instructor Sarabeth Bentley leads this special class.  Adult class - $30 each.  Call 865-394-8796 to reserve your spot or for more information.

Thursday, October 18 – Spaghetti Dinner at Community Church of Tellico Village:  4:30 – 7:00 p.m., Christian Life Center.  Open to everyone!  Enjoy the fellowship, great food and meet your new neighbors.  $8 per person includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert, or ¼ chicken, green beans, salad, bread, drink and dessert.  For more information, listen to our message at www.TellicoChurch.com

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!