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8/12/2019 Member News
Chamber News - Week of August 12

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce

Calendar of Events for August, 2019

Last update August 12, 2019

Welcome New Members

Northshore Nursery, LLC                             Exterior Wash Concepts

Personal Space Creations                            Vineyard Lawn LLC

Bryan Petett, Individual Member                  Fairfield Inn and Suites, Lenoir City

                                                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                      ~ Chamber Events ~

Tuesday, August 13 – Chamber Business after Hours5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; hosted by Southern Bliss Boutique, 131 Kelsey Lane, Ste. 105, Lenoir City.  Join us as Southern Bliss Boutique celebrates their 2nd Anniversary!  Great food, networking and door prizes!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information.  PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION!

Wednesday, August 14 – FREE Marketing Plan Workshop – Make a Plan to Make a Plan with Epic Nine!:  8 – 10 a.m., Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, lower level.  A marketing plan is the compass of your business’s marketing efforts.  Without one you risk getting lost in the forest of boosting Facebook posts, or stranded on the mountain of inefficient Yelp ads.  Join us for our FREE DIY Marketing Plan Workshop.  At the end of the day, you will have a marketing plan that will help you:  Reach Your Best Customers; Stay Focused; Create Goals; and Measure Results.  Visit https://epicnine.com/e9-impact/diy-marketing/diy-marketing-plan-workshop-loudon-co/ to sign up for this FREE Workshop!  Space is limited!

Thursday, August 29 – Chamber 1018 – 9 a.m., Loudon County Visitors Bureau, lower level, 1075 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City.  Have you ever wondered just what your Chamber does in the community?  What are the benefits of membership in the Chamber?  Whether you are a new member, or have been a member for years, you are invited to join us for Chamber 101 to learn more about what the Loudon County Chamber of Commerce offers your business and our community. Please RSVP to sandi@loudoncountychamber.com or call 865-458-2067. 

~ Community Events ~

FARMERS MARKETS:  Tuesday, August 13 – Greenback Farmer’s & Craft Market:  10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Greenback Depot, 6736 Morganton Rd., Greenback.

Wednesday, August 14 – Tellico Village Farmer’s Market:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m., every Wednesday, in our new location – the Tugaloo Parking Lot.

Thursday, August 15 – Downtown Loudon Farmer’s Market:  4 – 8 p.m., every Thursday, downtown Loudon.  Contact Loudon Parks & Recreation at 865-458-7525 for more information.

Friday, August 16 – Movies in the Park:  Join us at Lenoir City Park for a free outdoor movie for the entire family!  Pack some snacks, grab a blanket or chair, and come watch a movie with us!  Our feature for August is How to Train Your Dragon:  The Hidden World, rated PG.  All movies begin at dusk.

Saturday, August 17 – Wharf Street Market in Historic Downtown Loudon:  4 – 8 p.m., Wharf Street, Historic Downtown Loudon.  Downtown shops will be open late, shop with vendors, food court, and kid’s world.  Anyone interested in having a booth, please contact Shannon Mott at 585-750-3032.

Saturday, August 24 – Loudon Riverfest 8:  5 – 10 p.m., Legion Park, just off Grove Street, downtown Loudon.  Vendors, activities for the whole family, food, fun, live music, classic cars, fireworks and more!  For more information, contact Loudon Parks & Recreation at 865-458-7525. 

~ Chamber Members Events & Specials ~

Thursday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 14 – Loudon Monroe Human Resource Association Meeting:  11:30 a.m., Kimberly-Clark, 5600 Kimberly Way, Loudon.  Join presenter Kelly Drummond as she discusses Corporate Social Responsibility – Consider Service REALLY The Importance of CSR from One Recipient’s Perspective.  Please RSVP to L.Williams@delconcausa.com

Thursday, August 15 – Sunday, August 18 – The Tellico Community Players Presents – The Glitter Girls:  The Glitter Girls is a (mostly) female southern comedy that revolves around an ad hoc meeting of a North Georgia women’s social club called “The Glitter Girls”, convened by its richest member – one Trudy Tromaine – who is supposedly at death’s door and wishing to bequeath some of her millions to one lucky “Sister of the Gleam and Sparkle”, with a hitch!  To reserve your tickets and seats online, visit www.tellicocommunityplayhouse.org .  Call 865-657-3609 for more information.

Saturday, August 17 – 6th Annual Boat Rides 4 Vets:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m., WindRiver Marina, 500 Marina Way, Lenoir City.  Veterans and active military and their families will be able to enjoy a free day on nearby lakes.  With at least 30 boats of all types and sizes, Veterans and active military and their families will be able to fish, cruise, go tubing, swim or just anchor in a quiet cove on Ft. Loudoun or Tellico Lakes.  Sponsored by the Tellico Village VFW Post 2135.  For additional information, send a message to tellicovfwpost@aol.com .    

Tuesday, August 20 – Celebrate Recovery Event:  6:30 p.m., War Memorial Building, 101 North B St., Lenoir City.  Celebrate Recovery, A Christ-Centered Recovery Program invites you to come and enjoy our guest speakers Robert Gibson, a former inmate a Brushy Mountain State Prison, and Jan McCoy, a mother who lost her son to overdose.  This event is to share with the community what we are about and how we are trying to help with the opioid crises we have in the community and surrounding counties.  We are not just for addictions, we are a recovery program for people who have been abused, suffer from PTSD, coping with loss, eating disorders and more.  Music by Common Clay.  Please RSVP to 865-237-8406 or Carlotta.newbeginnings@gmail.com

Wednesday, August 21 – 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, August 21 – Ribbon Cutting for Cooks Pest Control:  Noon, 150 Cotton Mill Blvd., Lenoir City.  Join us as we cut the ribbon for a new Chamber member!  Great food, great networking!  Call 865-458-2067 for more information. 

Banking on Education Tickets now Available!  Get your ticket for a $500 prize drawing – four prizes from Citizens Bank, First Tennessee, ORNL Federal Credit Union and Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union.  A $20 contribution provides you with an opportunity to win $500!  Only 100 chances available for each prize.  All proceeds benefit schools supply program and grants through the Loudon County Education Foundation.  Drawing for all four $500 prizes will be held on Friday, August 30th, 4 p.m., at the Lenoir City School Central Office.  You do not have to be present to win.  Tickets may be purchased at Loudon County Education Foundation, 410 Wharf Street, Loudon, or from any LCEF Board member. 

Pre-Orders for the Note 10 have begun!  For all of August, US Cellular is having a $600 off the latest smartphone offer when you are switching to US Cellular, including the Note 10.  And an incredible deal on iPads during August, including $10 off any iPad and have some iPads as low as $2.70 per month!  Our Refer-a-Friend bonus has been extended until September.  Refer friends and family and receive $150 per line and so will friends/family who switch to US Cellular! A new change in plans beginning August 12th with 4 lines for $30 per line!  Stop into US Cellular, 804 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, or call 865-816-3656 for more information.

A Loudon County Veterans Donations and Relief Committee has been set up with Tellico Village VFW Post 12135 to help the Post identify and screen potential Loudon County Veteran recipients for minor amounts of funding to help them with food, gas, utilities, etc., on a temporary basis.  We would consider partnering with other Chamber members who may have similar goals.  For more information, contact ServiceOfficer@TellicoVillageVFWPost.org

Exterior Wash Concepts will be giving a $25 referral fee during the month of August for any job accepted by a client or customer ($200 minimum value).  Refer a friend, co-worker, or family member and be sure to tell them to mention your name!  Exterior Wash Concepts can be reached by calling 865-224-0685.