Chamber Events Keep Greene Beautiful News

June 20, 2016

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Chamber News
Eastman Credit Union Ribbon Cutting And Open House 
Join the Green Coat Ambassadors at a ribbon cutting and open house for Eastman Credit Union Thursday, June 30, at 11:30 a.m.  The business is located at 3811 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy., adjacent to Walmart SuperCenter.
Membership Breakfast Sponsorships Available
Sponsorships are still available for the September and October Membership Breakfasts.  Contact Lori Dowell at 638-4111 or email for more information on sponsoring these breakfasts.
Community Insurance Ribbon Cutting And Open House
Join the Green Coat Ambassadors at a ribbon cutting and open house for Community Insurance Friday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. The business will be moving to a new location at 1307 Tusculum Blvd. 
Green Coat Ambassador Of The Quarter
Congratulations to Delora Bibb for being named the Green Coat Ambassador of the Quarter for June.  Many thanks to Delora for all her hard work and dedication.
Economic Development News
Meco Video Featured On Newly Enhanced National Database
Special thanks to Meco Corporation for allowing the Partnership to feature its contract manufacturing marketing video on the recently-enhanced national property database Zoom Prospector. This is the parent site to the Partnership's local database and is regularly utilized by site selection consultants to identify states, counties, Economic Development Organizations and available properties. To view the video and the new Greene County Partnership Profile Page, visit and click on the "Featured Manufacturer" tab. Any manufacturers interested in having their videos featured on the site should contact Ashley Shelton at 638-4111 or email
Updating Property Database
The Partnership continues to encourage members to assist with updating the building database, the organization's main resource when responding to local and out-of-state prospects. Anyone owning an industrial or commercial property available for development should contact Ashley Shelton at 638-4111 or email
Tourism News
Google Workshop
Tourism's "Get Your Business Google-ized" workshop and "Get Your Business Online" lab is filling up quickly with only 15 seats left. The workshop is FREE and includes morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch sponsored by Andrew Johnson Bank and a workbook to take home.  Special thanks to Mark Bays and the Small Business Development Center at ETSU for their support and coordination of the event and to Tusculum College and Walters State Community College for their contributions that will enable participants to attend at no charge.  Tourism is currently seeking sponsorship for refreshments at a cost of $250.  If you are interested in signing up for the workshop or assisting with sponsorship, contact Tammy Kinser at
Sports Council Fundraising Luncheon
Remember to purchase tickets now for the Sports Council's Fundraising Luncheon Tuesday, July 12, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. The event will be sponsored by Consumer Credit Union and will feature new Tusculum head football coach Jerry Odom. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased from any Sports Council member or at the Greene County Partnership office.  For more information, contact Tammy Kinser at
Fourth Annual Festival Of Trees
Tourism has announced the dates for the Fourth Annual Festival of Trees.  Beginning with an open house November 13, the event will span 10 days with final bidding concluding November 23. The committee encourages local businesses, churches and organizations to commit to decorating and donating items to this event by July 31 for a chance to win a prize. The festival will take place in the Greeneville Commons and will be sponsored by DTR Tennessee, Food City, The Greeneville Sun and Radio Greeneville.  Sponsorships are still available at $250 and $500.  To sponsor or register for this event, call 638-4111 or email Tammy Kinser at
Education & Workforce Development News
Teacher Supply Depot Donation
The Foster Grandparent Program recently donated much-needed school supplies to the Partnership's Education & Workforce Development Department's Teacher Supply Depot. Their generosity will benefit local teachers across the county and is greatly appreciated. Anyone interested in donating to the Teacher Supply Depot should contact Rebeckah Ball at or call the Partnership at 423-638-4111.
Have a great week!
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