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2016 Chamber Awards Winners

The 2016 Membership Meeting and Awards Celebration took place at The Mill at Lebanon on the evening of February 9. The format of the night was different than years past, beginning with a more intimate awards ceremony prior to the larger banquet. The celebration concluded in true party style, with the Blues Brokers performing live music for the last hour of the night.

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Wilson Co Schools Teacher of the Month

Wilson Co Schools Teacher of the Month

“We are not afraid of working above and beyond. In fact, that is what defines us.” — Brian Cleary

This quote by Cleary, a teacher in the Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Washington, perhaps best describes a new honor being bestowed on a teacher each month by Wilson County Schools and the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.

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Adrenaline Bar & Grill Ribbon Cutting

Adrenaline Bar & Grill Ribbon Cutting

Owners and staff of Adrenaline Bar & Grill were joined by Chamber staff and representatives and City of Lebanon officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony at their restaurant, located at 200 Maddox Simpson Parkway, Suite A on Thursday, February 11.

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Vibe Auto Ribbon Cutting

Vibe Auto Ribbon Cutting

Chamber representatives, local officials, and community members joined the owners and staff of Vibe Auto for a ribbon cutting at the newly-opened car lot on Monday, February 8.

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Economic Development Lunch & Learn

Economic Development Lunch & Learn

The Chamber's Economic Development Committee hosted a Lunch & Learn featuring TN Commissioner of Economic Development Randy Boyd on Thursday, January 28 at the Lebanon Golf & Country Club.

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Lebanon Municipal Airport Groundbreaking

Lebanon Municipal Airport Groundbreaking

Local officials along with Chamber and community members attended a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, January 29 at the site of the Lebanon Municipal Airport's new terminal.

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Rockie Williams Groundbreaking

Rockie Williams Groundbreaking

On Wednesday, January 27, members of the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce staff joined new Chamber member Rockie Williams Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram as ground was broken at the future home of the company's new dealership.

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January Renewal Recognition

January Renewal Recognition

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Renewal Recognition reception on Thursday, January 21, 2016. We appreciate our new members and those who have recently renewed!

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Ribbon Cutting - Hartmann Factory Store

Ribbon Cutting - Hartmann Factory Store

On Wednesday, January 13, Hartmann Factory Store, located at 1303 West Baddour Parkway, held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.

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Edward Jones - Lankford Ribbon Cutting

Edward Jones - Lankford Ribbon Cutting

Edward Jones Financial Advisor John Lankford held a grand opening and ribbon cutting at his new branch location on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

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Jessy's Boutique Ribbon Cutting

Jessy's Boutique Ribbon Cutting

Jessy's, located just off the Square at 104 South College Street, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, January 8, with the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.

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Ribbon Cutting - CPA Consulting Group

Ribbon Cutting - CPA Consulting Group

CPA Consulting Group, PLLC held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber at their new Lebanon location on Wednesday, December 16. The Nashville-based firm was founded by Cathy Werthan (pictured at center), who was on-site to cut the ribbon at the new office, located at 104 West Main Street, just off the Lebanon square. Lebanon native John Foutch (pictured to the right of Werthan) will be managing the local office.

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Urban Mills Promotions Ribbon Cutting

Urban Mills Promotions Ribbon Cutting

Urban Mills Promotions, located at Suite 4-100 in The Mill at Lebanon, held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, December 9. Owner Ramona Welch was joined by staff, friends, family, and Chamber staff and representatives for the early evening ceremony, which included light refreshments and promotional giveaways.

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Wilkie's Outfitters Ribbon Cutting

Wilkie's Outfitters Ribbon Cutting

Wilkie's Outfitters, located at 110 Public Square, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 1. The store is owned and operated by Wes and Britney Wilkerson and specializes in clothing and outdoors equipment. The couple has completely renovated the inside and outside of the store over their last six months in business. They were joined by friends and family, local elected officials, and Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff for the ribbon cutting.

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GT Towing Ribbon Cutting

GT Towing Ribbon Cutting

New Chamber member GT Towing, located at 723 North Cumberland Street, Suite 103, hosted a ribbon cutting on Saturday, November 14. Chamber of Commerce staff members and State Representative Mark Pody joined GT Towing employees, family, and friends for the ceremony, which was followed by a lunch of barbecue, hamburgers, and hotdogs.

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Edward Jones - Laura Headley Ribbon Cutting

Edward Jones - Laura Headley Ribbon Cutting

The Edward Jones Investments office located at 1670 West Main Street, Suite 150 held a ribbon cutting ceremony on the morning of November 12 to welcome new Financial Advisor Laura Headley. Edward Jones staff members were joined by Chamber of Commerce staff and representatives and Lebanon City Mayor Philip Craighead for the event.

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First TN Bank Donates to Chamber Building Fund

First TN Bank Donates to Chamber Building Fund

John Sergent of First Tennessee Bank recently presented a check to Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Melanie Minter and Vice President of Operations Andrea Wilke for the Chamber Building Program. The donation contributes to First Tennessee’s commitment to pay costs associated with major renovations of the Chamber building.

Thank you, First Tennessee Bank!

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Carroll-Oakland School Dedication

Carroll-Oakland School Dedication

A school grand opening and dedication was held at Carroll-Oakland School on the afternoon of Sunday, November 8. The newly-renovated facility is located at 4664 Hunters Point Pike. Modifications made to the building and grounds cost over $13 million and include a loop drive to help avoid traffic back-up on the highway, a drainage system installed in the playground area, outdoor LED lighting, and a beautiful gym, complete with a stage for performances and seating for close to 1,000 students.

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Dr. Kylene Haskins Grand Opening

Dr. Kylene Haskins Grand Opening

Dr. Kylene Haskins, a new member of University Medical Center's network of physicians, held a grand opening event on November 3 at her office, located at 1616 West Main Street, Suite 101.

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Square Market/Major Love Clothing Grand Opening

Square Market/Major Love Clothing Grand Opening

Square Market/Major Love Clothing hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 5 at their storefront located just off the Lebanon Public Square, at 115 South Cumberland Street.

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