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Montgomery County Receives Tennessee Governor’s ThreeStar Award

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN  – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development presented ThreeStar awards at the 2016 Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville in October.

The Industrial Development Board was established in 1963 to maintain and increase employment opportunities by recruiting companies to locate in Clarksville-Montgomery County. The organization is governed by 15 board of director members, nine of which are voting members and are appointed by Montgomery County Commission; six are ex-officio.

The Industrial Development Board was established in 1963 to maintain and increase employment opportunities by recruiting companies to locate in Clarksville-Montgomery County. The organization is governed by 15 board of director members, nine of which are voting members and are appointed by Montgomery County Commission; six are ex-officio.

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Rusken Packaging, Inc. buys Clarksville-Owned Cougar Packaging

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN  – Rusken Packaging, Inc. announces the purchase of Clarksville-owned Cougar Packaging. All employees will continue with the new company, and former Cougar owners Gerri and Larry Wallace will continue in their roles for six months to ensure a smooth transition.

Rusken Packaging, a private, family-owned, $130 million company, manufactures corrugated cardboard boxes used for shipping.

Former Cougar Packaging owners Gerri and Larry Wallace.

Former Cougar Packaging owners Gerri and Larry Wallace.

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Clarksville Chamber, Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board to hold ‘Soft Skills’ Power Breakfast

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, 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.

Greg Coker to speak at Clarksvile Area Chamber of Commerce and Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board's Power Breakfest on September 20th.

Greg Coker to speak at Clarksvile Area Chamber of Commerce and Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board’s Power Breakfest on September 20th.

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Google’s Enoch Moeller Set to Keynote Clarksville-Montgomery County Growth Summit August 25th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, 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.

Enoch Moeller from Google to Keynote Clarksville Growth Summit.

Enoch Moeller from Google to Keynote Clarksville Growth Summit.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Board Announces New Board Leadership

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announces that Billy Atkins has been named chairman of the board of directors for the 2016-17 year.

A native Clarksvillian, Atkins began a career in banking in 1960.

Billy Atkins named chairman of the board of directors for the 2016-17 year.

Billy Atkins named chairman of the board of directors for the 2016-17 year.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board Receives $212,000 from State for Business Park Development

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – State of Tennessee Economic and Community Development (ECD) Commissioner Randy Boyd visited Clarksville Tuesday morning, June 28th to present the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) a check for a little more than $212,000.

The site development grant was awarded to select communities across Tennessee to prepare economic development sites for market.

(L-R): Industrial Development Board Director Mike Evans, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Tennessee Commissioner of Economic & Community Development Randy Boyd, Industrial Development Board Incoming Chairman Billy Atkins, Industrial Development Board Director of Economic Development Robin Burton, and Industrial Development Board Members Joyce Norris, David Riggins and Carl Wilson.

(L-R): Industrial Development Board Director Mike Evans, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Tennessee Commissioner of Economic & Community Development Randy Boyd, Industrial Development Board Incoming Chairman Billy Atkins, Industrial Development Board Director of Economic Development Robin Burton, and Industrial Development Board Members Joyce Norris, David Riggins and Carl Wilson.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Award Winners at Membership Dinner

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized five award winners at its 2016 Annual Membership Dinner and Gala on Thursday, June 23rd. Chamber Chairman Tommy Bates and Membership Chairman Brandi Bryant presented the following awards.

Ted Crozier Sr.  Lifetime Achievement Award

Ted Crozier Sr. Lifetime Achievement Award

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted its sixth annual “Red Carpet Community Tour” for site selection and economic development consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville-based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Red Carpet Community Tour Event

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Red Carpet Community Tour Event

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council hires Michelle Dickerson

 

Economic Development Council Taps Michelle Dickerson to Lead Marketing & Communications Efforts

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) announces the hiring of Michelle Dickerson as Marketing and Communications Director.

In this role, she will manage the marketing, public relations, advertising and communications efforts of the Economic Development Council and its member entites, the Industrial Development Board, Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Michelle Dickerson

Michelle Dickerson

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases statement on Hemlock Semiconductor Clarksville Plant shutdown

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) was notified today that Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. (HSC) will be terminating indefinitely the startup of the Clarksville facility due to unresolved issues in the alternative energy sector.

The shutdown of the plant will be a great loss for the community. The EDC is disappointed by this unexpected news and recognizes that this sector has been troubled and negatively affected on a global level by the U.S. and Chinese governments inability to settle trade agreements.

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

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