Lebanon Christmas Parade to Begin Holiday Season with a Great Amount of Cheer

Lebanon Christmas Parade to Begin Holiday Season with a Great Amount of Cheer

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lebanon are proud to announce the 2017 Lebanon Christmas Parade, scheduled for December 3.

This year’s theme is “Christmas Movies Come to Life.” Participants are encouraged to choose a Christmas Movie theme for their entry.

The 2017 Grand Marshal will be famed country music artist and actress Irlene Mandrell.

Irlene Mandrell was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, and is the youngest sister of the world famous country trio, The Mandrell Sisters.  Irlene and her sisters come from a musical family. She began playing the drums professionally when she was eleven.  Irlene is a Country Music Hall of Fame Walkway of Stars inductee. She has received many awards including two comedy acts of the year awards from Music City News.

 Though music has always been her mainstay, Irlene has enjoyed an extraordinarily varied career as an actress, model and performer.  Her first television series, Barbara Mandrell and The Mandrell Sisters that aired on NBC and also in the UK, had forty million viewers.  The show featured good-humored interplay between Irlene and her sisters. 

Irlene’s television credits also include a guest appearance on The Love Boat and appearances on a variety of game shows and talk shows including Hollywood Squares, The Match Game, Tattletales, Password Plus, The Mike Douglas Show, The Tonight Show, Bright Lights & Country Nights, This Week in Country Music, Oprah and many others. She also starred in the country variety series Hee Haw for its last eight years.

In addition to her many stage and television appearances, Irlene has enjoyed great success as a spokesperson.  She has pitched products to millions of American homes; these products include Swift Premium Brown & Serve, , Smith and Wesson firearms, Lea Furniture, Realtree Accents,  Country Crock Margarine, ChoiceDek, Cover Girl and 9 West shoes, Harmony Guitars, Natures youth and  Allied Home Medical. 

Currently she is working on an inspirational book that includes stories about her family.  She is also releasing an album with her daughters singing backup and her son drumming. This album will be dedicated to those who serve our Country.

The parade begins at 2:00 p.m. at the former Lebanon High School location on Harding Drive. Traveling Park Avenue to East Main Street, around the Lebanon Square, exiting to West Main Street, ending at Liberty State Bank and DT McCall & Sons on West Main Street.

Float entries are strongly encouraged. The cost to participate in the parade is $25 per entry. Participants may request to be judged on overall appearance, creativity and adherence to theme for a chance to win cash prizes in one of five divisions: Church, Commercial, Civic, Youth, and Horse. Applications are available online at www.lebanonwilsonchamber.com/chamber-events/lebanon-christmas-parade or at the Chamber office, located at 149 Public Square.

Lebanon Christmas Parade 2016

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Watertown Elementary Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Watertown Elementary held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee on November 5th at 2:00 pm. The school celebrated its new rennovations to the elemantary school. Their location is 751 W Main St, Watertown. 

Principal Anita Christian was joined by Local Dignitaries and Students of Watertown Elementary.

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MidTenn Primary Care Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

MidTenn Primary Care were host a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on October 13th at 11:00 a.m.

Helen Fisher-Thorne was joined by family and friends, City of Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter, Chamber Members and Ambassadors.

Helen is very passionate about her new primary care facility stating " She wants to be different from others in the community. Her doors will open at 6:00 a.m. every morning"!

MidTenn Primary Care is located at 701 Park Ave. in Lebanon.For more information, contact Thorne and staff at 615-547-6699.

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Parks Realty and Auction

Parks Realty and Auction hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on October 5th at 10:30 a.m.

Bob Parks, John Higgins, and Allen Shehane were joined City of Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the board Jud Nave, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber President Melanie Minter, and Chamber Ambassadors.

Their location is 728 West Main Street in Lebanon.

For more information visit www.parksathome.com.

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Taylord Fitness Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Taylord Fitness hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 30th at 10:00 a.m.

Will Taylor was joined his family and friends, along with Lebanon Wilson County Chamber Board Members and Ambassadors. Will opened a new gym in the community.

Taylord Fitness is located at 1316 W. Baddour Pkwy in Lebanon.

For more information visit www.taylordfitness.org.

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Raelee's Legacy Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 Raelee’s Legacy hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 23th at 2:00 p.m.

Heather Parris was joined family and friends. They opened a new playground in the community.

Raelee’s Legacy is a non profit organization with a goal to bring enough awareness and education to the medical community and to families so that Febrile Seizures do not take the life of another child.

For more information visit www.raeleeslegacy.org.

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This That & The Other Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

This That & The Other hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 23th at 10:30 a.m.

Clayton and Vita Adcock were joined by State Representative Mark Pody, City of Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

This That & The Other is a new boutique on Lebanon’s Historic Square at 107 S. Cumberland St, in Lebanon.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/thisthattheother2017.

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HoneyBee Tennessee Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

HoneyBee Tennessee hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 20th at 11:00 a.m.

Jessica Dodds was joined by Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Jud Nave, Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

Honeybee Tennessee is to educate communities on the important role honeybees play in agriculture and in our environment

 For more information visit www.facebook.com/HoneyBeeTennessee.

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Keith Edmonds Foundation Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Keith Edmonds Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 19th at 5:00 p.m.

Keith Edmonds was joined by Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Jud Nave, Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

Their new location at 155 Legends Dr. Suite N. Lebanon, TN, 37087.

The Keith Edmonds Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to empower and assist children who have become victims of child abuse and neglect, as well as adult survivors of child abuse.

For more information visit www.keithedmondsfoundation.org.

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Beauty Boutique Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Beauty Boutique hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 15th at 3:30 p.m.

Necole Bell was joined by Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

Beauty Boutique’s newly renovated location at 107 Signature Pl. Lebanon, TN, 37087.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/beautyboutiquetn or www.beautyboutiquetn.com.

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3:Sixteen Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

3:Sixteen hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on September 6th at 3:16 p.m.

Mandy Winfree and Amber Cowan were joined by Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

3:Sixteen location is at 108 East Main Street in Lebanon. 3:Sixteen is a new boutique on Lebanon's Historic Square.

For more information visit their Facebook.

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The Beauty Room Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Beauty Room hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on August 17 at 3:30 p.m.

Toni Ann Moss was joined by Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Jud Nave, Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter, and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

The Beauty Room specializes in skin and hair care with a boutique included. They're located at 365 S. Hartmann Dr. Suite 100 in Lebanon.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/thebeautyroomtn

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Lebanon Special School District Ribbon Cutting

Lebanon Special School District opened their new administrative office building on July 25th. The new building is located at 397 N. Castle Heights Ave, Lebanon. Scott Benson was joined by many members of the LSSD staff and community. Also by Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Jud Nave, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter and Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

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Smile Solutions of Lebanon Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Smile Solutions of Lebanon hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on June 29 at 4:00 p.m.

Tim Pfountz, DDS was joined by Chamber Chairman of the Board Jud Nave, Chamber of Commerce Vice President Andrea Wilke, Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

Smile Solutions of Lebanon location is at 335 S. Hartmann Dr, Lebanon, TN, 37087.

For more information visit www.smilelebanon.com

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Phoenix Physical Therapy Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Phoenix Physical Therapy hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by BankTennessee conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on June 13 at 5:00  p.m.

Dr. Roy Terry, Dr. Martha George, and Dr. John Tullos were joined by Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Jud Nave, Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter, Chamber Ambassadors and Staff.

"We are proud to serve the Middle Tennessee area and aspire towards providing the best orthopedic treatment and healthcare management available. Our compassionate team-oriented staff is dedicated to you, your needs and your recovery experience with us."

Phoenix Physical Therapy location is 101 Physicians Way, Suite 115., Lebanon, TN, 37087

For more information visit www.tennesseeorthopedics.com

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Tuckers Gap Event Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Tuckers Gap Event Center was host to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House celebration sponsored by BankTennessee. The event was conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County, Mt. Juliet, and Rutherford County Chambers of Commerce. 
 Tuckers Gap boasts over 13,000 square feet under roof. The main hall is 5,000 square feet, capable of seating over 300 guests and includes a floor to ceiling stone, gas fireplace and five large rolling doors for the option to have an open air experience, located at 2900 Callis Road, Lebanon, TN 37090 and can be contacted at 770-906-0489.

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Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Celebration 2017 (Fly Me To The Moon)

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Celebration was held February 2, 2017 at the new Wilson County Exposition Center.  Members were welcomed by Chamber Ambassadors, staff and Board of Directors. Annual awards were presented to local businesses, organizations and community leaders.

Those recognized at the annual membership meeting and awards celebration were:

Bob Black

  Business Person Of The Year –  Bob Black

 

 

 

Sam Chaple 

   Industrialist Of The Year –Manheim - Sam Chaple

 

 

Carlton Beall

 

   Corporate Friend Of Education –   Chick-Fil-A : Carlton Beall

 

 

 

Cumberland Univ

 

   Friend Of Education –  Cumberland University


 

 

Tony Bates

 

 

   Tapped By Tourism –  Tony Bates

 

 

 

Ron Pavan

   The Lebanon Wilson County Sports Council Award -  Ron Pavan

 

 

Betty Fleming

   Ambassador Of The Year – Betty Fleming

 

 

 

Diana Cavender

   Volunteer Of The Year – Diana Cavender

 

 

Retailer Of The Year –  Ed & Glenda Riley

The Cedar Tree Awards Were Established In 1983 By The Beautification Committee Of The Chamber Of Commerce To Encourage And Recognize Property Owners Or Leaseholders Who Excel In Preserving Or Improving The Physical Environment Of Wilson County. Those recognized for 2017 are:

1.            The Best new professional or commercial building, completed this year: Tennessee Orthopedics

2.            The Best structure converted to a commercial use or significant structural addition or  restoration of a commercial or professional building completed this year: Cumberland Animal Hospital

3.            The Best improvement of land usage to enhance the areas aesthetic or quality of life completed this year:  The Wilson County Exposition Center

4.            The Best restoration or preservation of a historical site:  Venue 142

Special Awards were presented to Dr. Jim Newman for newly renovated offices at  Newman Dental & Associates and Bates Ford for their newly Renovated showroom and service department.

Special Recognition were given to First United Methodist Church for their Columbarium and Memorial Garden. A visible sign of the church caring for it’s members from birth until eternal life.

Julie Wilson and Heather at Body Kneads, Etc. were recognized for  winning the Rising Star Award.  Body Kneads has been a proud member of the Lebanon Wilson Chamber since 2010. The Rising Star award is given annually by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center to the company that best exemplifies not only business success, but an outstanding working relationship with the TSBDC and use of the services it provides.

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce celebrates your success!

 

 

 

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Wilson County Exposition Center Ribbon Cutting

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Wilson County Exposition Center hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce on January 20 at 4:00 p.m.

Charity Toombs was joined by Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto, Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce President Melanie Minter, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Vice President Andrea Wilke, and Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors.

The new exposition center is located at 945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon TN 37087

For more information visit http://www.wilsoncountyexpo.com/

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Sweet Cece's Ribbon Cutting

 

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Sweet Cece's held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on December 9th. They specialize in frozen desserts and also have an arrangement of other treats and toppings. They are located at 224 W. Main Street, Suite F in Lebanon. For more information, their website is http://www.sweetceces.com/locations/lebanon-tn/ and Facebook is https://www.facebook.com/sweetceceslebanon/

Sweet Cece's Lebanon owner Claire Chaffin is joined by: Lebanon Wilson County Chamber Chairman Scott Jasper, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber President Melanie Minter, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber Vice President of Operations Andrea Wilke, City of Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, and Chamber Ambassadors and Representatives.

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New Leash On Life's Joy Clinic Groundbreaking Ceremony

New Leash On Life's Joy Clinic Groundbreaking Ceremony

New Leash On Life held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for its new spay/neuter clinic, conducted by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, on Friday, September 23. The new 2,500-square-foot Joy Clinic will be next to the existing New Leash on Life facility on Jim Draper Boulevard and offer spay and neuter services to more than 100 animals per week, said Executive Director Angela Chapman.
New Leash on Life currently operates a mobile spay/neuter clinic and sees approximately 20 to 40 animals a week.


Angela Chapman, Director at New Leash On Life, was joined by Wilson County Commissioner and sole donor for the project, Joy Bishop, New Leash On Life Representatives, City Mayor Philip Craighead, Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Scott Jasper, President Melanie Minter, Ambassadors and staff.
For more information please visit www.newleashonline.org

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