Topic: Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 24th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 7:30am at the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center.
Keynote speaker at the breakfast is retired Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston. He now serves as Director of NCO & Soldier Programs, AUSA.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees
APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at Austin Peay State University.
The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.
Clarksville Chamber Power Breakfast featured Former Corporate Executive Makes Case for “Soft Skills” Improvement
Clarksville, TN – Greg Coker, author, speaker and former senior-level corporate executive discussed “soft skills,” what he defines as the blend of credibility, liability and authenticity that compliment technical skills. These include communication, problem solving, customer service, teamwork and conflict resolution.
“Technical skills are the most important, but most organizations today are over managed and under led,” Coker shared, citing various examples to demonstrate the difference between management and leadership.
Topic is “Finding your Audience”
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce presents artist Miranda Herrick as the speaker at its Women in Business luncheon on Tuesday, October 11th. The event begins at 11:30am and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 290 Alfred Thun Road.
Herrick was born in Vicenza, Italy in 1977. Her father’s military career took her family many places before they settled in Clarksville in the early 1990’s.
Montgomery County, TN – Shiloh Industries is the newest Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified business.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Administration Charlie Gentry, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Melinda Shepard and CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Members Daryl Pater, Tim Swaw, and Bill Harpel came out to share their appreciation with Shiloh’s leadership and staff.
Clarksville Chamber, Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board to hold ‘Soft Skills’ Power Breakfast
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce and Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board are partnering to sponsor a Power Breakfast on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016. The event begins at 7:30am and will be held at the Riverview Inn, 50 College Street.
Greg Coker, author, speaker and former executive will discuss work-ready skills such as communication, problem solving, customer service, teamwork and conflict resolution.
Former media executive joins team at City Hall
Clarksville, TN – Richard V. Stevens, an award-winning media professional and community leader, has been named communications director for the City of Clarksville, Mayor Kim McMillan announced Thursday.
“Richard brings a wealth of communications experience and deep knowledge of our community, and I’m sure he will be a strong contributor to our work at City Hall,” McMillan said.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s intercollegiate athletics department and the Governors Club will serve as host to the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce’s August “Business After Hours,” in a 5:00pm, Thursday, August 18th event in the Club Level at Fortera Stadium.
The free event, which will take place in conjunction with the conclusion of a Governors football practice, will give attendees the opportunity to experience the game day atmosphere of Fortera Stadium. Barbecue and beverages will be provided during the event and early arrivals are encouraged to view practice from the club level seating.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) will host its fifth annual growth summit on Thursday, August 25th at the Riverview Inn.
This half-day public event and will feature recognized leaders in economic development who will address topics such as global and local economies, strategic planning for the future, technology, entrepreneurialism and what drives business decisions.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces its 2016-17 Board of Directors.
Serving as chairman for a one-year term beginning July 1st, is Clarksville native Sidney Johnson, Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group. Johnson attended Clarksville High School, Austin Peay State University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is married with two daughters.
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