January 17, 2020
The Chamber offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday.
ICYMI: Watch the recap from the 2020 Mayors Power Breakfast which took place on January 14.
Business After Hours
Business After Hours is February 20, 2020, at Jubilee House on Warfield, 475 Bellamy Lane, from 5pm-7pm. Join us for food, fun and networking!
Clarksville Young Professionals
The next CYP meeting will be on Wednesday, February 5th, from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Join us for this unique “After Hours” social networking event! Meeting will be held at The City Forum, 2231-T Madison St.
Get to Know Your Chamber
Are you new to the Chamber or just want to know more about what we can do for you? Join us on February 19 at 8am at the Chamber Office, 25 Jefferson Street, Suite 300. No registration is required.
2020 Home Show – Please note the DATE CHANGE!
Save the Date for the Home Show, February 29 – March 1, 2020 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, 1188 Cumberland Drive. Booth spaces are filling up fast! To reserve a booth, please contact Jennifer at 931-245-4342 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Member to Member Discount Program
If you would like to offer a business discount to other Chamber members, please contact Melinda at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-245-4341.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the opening of Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in Tennessee to assist businesses and residents affected by severe storms associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga on Oct. 26, 2019, apply for low-interest disaster loans. The declaration covers Montgomery County. The Montgomery County Center is located at William O. Beach Civic Hall, Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 303 and is open Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Hours will be Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and closed Sundays. The last day will be Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at DisasterLoan.sba.gov. Businesses and individuals may also obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by emailing email@example.com. Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov. The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Feb. 18, 2020. The deadline to return economic injury applications is Sept. 17, 2020.
ArtLink is kicking off a music program called Turn It up Tuesday, which is a FREE weekly music program beginning on January 21st, 2020. The program will cover reading music, playing instruments, writing songs and everything in between. There will be a classroom environment and work in one large group as well as break into smaller more specific groups. The program is for ages 10 and up. Registration in advance is required. Follow the Facebook event page for the weekly music program here: www.facebook.com/events/2183556748640815/. To find out more about ArtLink or to register for Turn It Up Tuesday, please visit www.artlinkclarksville.com.
Gateway Chamber Orchestra
Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents ‘Gran Partita,’ featuring GCO cellist Meghan Berindean. Works from Felix Mendelssohn and Jacques Ibert lead up to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s powerful Gran Partita serenade, a "signature" work for the GCO. Join us on Sunday, January 26th, at 4:00 p.m. at Austin Peay State University’s Mabry Concert Hall. To buy tickets and get more information, visit www.gatewaychamberorchestra.com.
Google – Women in Tech Networking Night
Women in Tech Networking Night - Come meet and mingle with other women in the technology field in Clarksville! Google's Women@Data Centers group will be hosting the first in a series of networking events on February 24th, 2020 in downtown Clarksville. To get on the mailing list for this and any future events, email Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miss Tennky Area AFS Volunteer Leadership Team
Apply now for this once in a lifetime opportunity. BP and AFS Intercultural Programs (www.afsusa.org/scholarships); have partnered to host the BP Global STEM Academies Scholarships, four-week programs in Brazil, Egypt, India, and the USA focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and global competence education. Scholarship winners will enrich their STEM knowledge and skills through interactive, hands-on curriculum, while developing critical global competencies, including problem solving, analytical skills, intercultural understanding, and the ability to build bridges across cultures. Applicants must be born between December 1, 2002 and June 1, 2005. Deadline to apply is Monday, 9 March at 11:59 PM EST. For more information about the application and selection process please, go to www.afsusa.org/scholarships and/or locally contact Christina Wisniewski Pettinelli at Christina.email@example.com and 315-525-7182
Chamber Audit Report FY17
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