Member News

July 19, 2019

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Tennessee Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Rain and Flooding
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Tennessee as a result of rain and flooding from May 1, 2018 through Feb. 25, 2019. The loans are available in the following counties: Anderson, Bedford, Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Cheatham, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Franklin, Giles, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jefferson, Knox, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Loudon, Marion, Marshall, Maury, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Moore, Morgan, Perry, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Unicoi, Union, Washington Wayne, Williamson and Wilson in Tennessee. CLICK HERE for more details. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at Disasterloan.sba.gov

2019 Political Development Institute
This program is designed to identify future leaders of the area and to give them an intense look at the community, its strengths and weaknesses. A project of Leadership Clarksville and the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce focusing on the election process and how to educate and recruit candidates by devising a program, materials and/or seminars that those interested in running for elected office could tap into that would answer questions they have about the community, the problems it faces and what would be required in office. CLICK HERE for full details & a confidential application.

Business After Hours
Business After Hours is August 15, 2019, at APSU Fortera Stadium, Echo Power Club Level, 681 Summer St., from 5pm-7pm. Join us for food, fun and networking!

Women in Business
Join us for the next Women In Business luncheon at 11:30am on August 29th at  F&M Bank located at 50 Franklin St.  Guest Speaker, Tracy Bettencourt is a mother of two, fitness competitor, artist, and teacher. She began to lose her sight in her early 30s from a degenerative eye disease known as Retinitis Pigmentosa. Although the disease has left her blind, the hardships she experienced have not prevented her from being an advocate for those with disabilities, motivational speaker, and artist. To RSVP, please contact Jennifer at 931-245-4342 or jennifer@clarksville.tn.us on or before Aug 16th.  

Grow With Google - Get Your Business Online
Get Your Business Online is a Google event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, OfficeNow and the TN Small Business Development Center on September 12th from 9:00 am -10:30 am, located at officeNOW, 1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd. Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website. Register at clksgoolglegrow.eventbrite.com. This event is free to attend, but registration is required.

Member to Member Discount Program
If you would like to offer a business discount to other Chamber members, please contact Melinda at melinda@clarksville.tn.us or 931-245-4341.  For more information and discounts offered, please visit our site at Member to Member Discounts.

Coworking Space Initiative
The Chamber of Commerce offers a coworking space for local entrepreneurs at no cost.  The space is located on the Terrace Level of the main branch of First Tennessee Bank, 25 Jefferson St. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am-4pm.  For more information, contact Melinda at melinda@clarksville.tn.us or 931-245-4341.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation
Paddle your way to fun and prizes at our annual canoe and kayak race Saturday, August 3.  This year's Rally on the Cumberland course is approximately 6 miles in length. Cost is $20 Adult, $10 Youth. Register your team today at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec.

Clarksville Parks & Recreation is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join our team. Writing, social media management, graphic design, photography and video experience is strongly encouraged; Click on the link below to view the job requirements or to apply: http://ow.ly/XENq50v2S8c  

Beachaven Vineyards & Winery 
Beachaven's Jazz on the Lawn present the 9th Street Stompers (Swing) on July 20th from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm and DJ on the Dock on July 25th from 5-8 pm at 1100 Dunlop Lane.  For more information, please call 931-645-8867 or visit www.beachavenwinery.com.

Fort Campbell Chapter MOAA
Please join us for the 2nd Annual COL Ted A. Crozier, Sr. MOAA Golf Benefit Scramble on August 16th at the Fort Campbell Golf Course.  All proceeds fund student scholarships and support programs for personnel and family members of the uniformed services in the local communities. For sponsorship opportunities or to register, please contact Richard Noggle at 718-913-0896, Tim Powers at 931-449-0981, or Monroe Gildersleeve 931-624-5618.

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
H.O.W.E. (Healthcare on Wheels for Everyone) is looking to expand their outreach beyond serving the uninsured and underinsured and offer convenient onsite healthcare to those who might have a hard time scheduling.  H.O.W.E serves the Nashville, Clarksville, and Smyrna areas, offering health screenings, behavior screenings, dental screenings, and wellness physicals.  For more information about the mobile clinic, please contact Patricia Arancibia Wilkinson at pwilkinson@mwchc.org or (615) 429-6539, or Tanya Johnson at tjohnson@mwchc.org or (615) 484-7180.  Visit www.mwchc.org for more information. 

ProStudio7
ProStudio7 is offering Member to Member Discounts on professional headshots.  High resolution headshots will be 1 for $75, 2 for $125, or 3 for $150.  Please contact Bethany Sigler at (931) 220-9896 or photographers@prostudio7.com for more information.

Miss Tennky Area AFS Volunteer Leadership
Why not host an AFS exchange student for the fall? To view many mini-bios, go to www.afsusa.org/host-family. They are all fully medically insured. Locally, contact Jeff Burtner at jburtner@afsusa.org at 1-800-237-4636 ext. 2207 to see full bios.

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News

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome  Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President, Raphael Bostic, to serve as the keynote speaker at the July 18 Power Breakfast.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that beginning July 10, coworking space for local entrepreneurs will be made available for free.

Events

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Covert Escape Games
Aug
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APSU Fortera Stadium, Echo Power Club Level
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