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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce issues GrowCo Excellence In Entrepreneurship Award

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce honored an outstanding Clarksville-Montgomery County entrepreneur on April 10th with the inaugural GrowCo Excellence In Entrepreneurship Award.

The award is in place to recognize a Chamber member business that has excelled in entrepreneurship.

The City Forum receives the inaugural Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce GrowCo Excellence In Entrepreneurship Award.

The City Forum receives the inaugural Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce GrowCo Excellence In Entrepreneurship Award.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces April Events

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of April.

On April 10th, the Chamber will be holding the inaugural GrowCo Entrepreneurship Award event. The award will be presented to a local entrepreneur who has worked to change the landscape and culture of our business community.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council names Mike Evans New Executive Director

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee Economic Development Council (EDC) extended an offer to Michael J. Evans (Mike) this Thursday morning to assume the reins as the Executive Director of the Economic Development Council. Evans will step into the role effective immediately.

The EDC was established in 1996, and currently promotes economic growth and development of Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Executive Director Mike Evans.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Executive Director Mike Evans.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan backs Tourism Investment

 

City Mayor opposes unilateral reduction sought by County

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan called a proposed reduction in local investment in tourism development “unwise,” and said she would ask the City Council to sustain the City’s funding of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Tourist Commission.

“New Tennessee Department of Tourism data shows that every dollar spent on tourism development returns 19 dollars in state and local tax revenues,” McMillan said Friday. “I think it would be unwise to reduce our local investment in tourism, which is a key element of our overall economic development strategy.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville County Club becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) held a green ribbon cutting on Tuesday to celebrate Clarksville County Club (CCC) as the newest green organization.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Heather Fleming, Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard, Bi-County Solid Waste Management Director David Graham, Montgomery County Public Information Officer Michelle Newell and CMCGCP Manager Carlye Sommers attended the celebration.

Clarksville Country Club Green Certification ribbon cutting. (L to R) David Graham, Heather Fleming, Melinda Shepard, Ben Jones, Mayor Jim Durrett and Carlye Sommers.

Clarksville Country Club Green Certification ribbon cutting. (L to R) David Graham, Heather Fleming, Melinda Shepard, Ben Jones, Mayor Jim Durrett and Carlye Sommers.

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Austin Peay State University Athletics, Governors Club to host Business After Hours

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, 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 17th, 2017 event in the Echo Power Club Level at Fortera Stadium.

The free event will give attendees the opportunity to experience the Echo Power Club Level and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Austin Peay coaches and staff members will be present to meet local business leaders. Attendees also will have an opportunity to win door prizes at the event.

Austin Peay Athletics and the Governors Club to host Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce's "Business After Hours" event, August 17th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics and the Governors Club to host Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Business After Hours” event, August 17th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Charlie Koon as New Chairman

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces its 2017-18 Board of Directors.

Serving as chairman for a one-year term beginning July 1st, is Charlie Koon, Director of Workforce & Economic Development at Workforce Essentials. Koon was named the 2015 Middle Tennessee Workforce Services Employee of the Year by the Tennessee Department of Labor and in 2008 he was named Clarksville’s “Citizen of the Year.”

Charlie Koon

Charlie Koon

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Recertification Refresher Class at Agero

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, June 20th, Agero hosted the Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Green Certification Program’s refresher class. Thirty-one attendees representing many of the organizations that originally certified in 2013 and 2015 participated in the class.

The class reviewed the latest environmental concerns in our community, discussed the impacts on the environment, and shared their ideas and continued improvements within their own organizations.

CMC Green Certification Program 2017 Refresher Class group.

CMC Green Certification Program 2017 Refresher Class group.

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My Time with Pastor Jimmy Terry

 

Written by Charlie Koon

Charlie KoonClarksville, TN – The tributes to Pastor Jimmy Terry have been fast a furious since the passing of the beloved community activist.  His life’s work has been glorified through the testimony of hundreds and thousands of Clarksville area residents, who have been touched by his loving spirit, and service to his community.  

Incoming Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce President, Charlie Koon, penned this letter about his relationship with Pastor Terry, and a visit he had with him in his final days. 

As someone who has been fairly active in Clarksville for most of my life, I’ve known Pastor Terry for a long time. He has been a fixture in our community, showing up at Chamber events, school functions, ball games and ringing the Salvation Army bell at Christmas time. Our paths have crossed countless times, over the years.

Jimmy Terry.

Jimmy Terry.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold Power Breakfast July 19th

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will host Jimmy Blackmon at a Power Breakfast on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017. The event begins at 7:30am and will be held at the Riverview Inn, 50 College Street.

Blackmon is among the most combat experienced leaders of the modern era.

Chamber Power Breakfast Features Former 101st Combat Leader Jimmy Blackmon

Chamber Power Breakfast Features Former 101st Combat Leader Jimmy Blackmon

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