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Genera Selects Ripley PR as Public Relations Agency of Record

Date: 7/30/2019
Genera, a Tennessee-based company, has selected global B2B agency Ripley PR as its PR agency of record to promote awareness of Genera’s Earthable® line of sustainable agricultural fiber products. Genera recently announced that it had secured more than $118 million in new investment for its first manufacturing facility, which will produce the company’s Earthable® brand.... Read More

The Dialogue with Roben Richmond

Date: 7/26/2019
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 140th installment visiting with Roben Richmond,... Read More

Blount County Chamber Membership Event Sets Records

Date: 7/25/2019
With the assistance of nearly 300 community volunteers, the Blount County Chamber of Commerce became the fifth chamber in the nation to top $200,000 in revenue from 396 new and upgraded memberships during a two-day membership event produced by Your Chamber Connection. ... Read More

Blount County Chamber Sets Membership Record

Date: 7/24/2019
Every company strives for positive business growth and through a two-day membership event produced by Your Chamber Connection, the Blount County Chamber of Commerce expanded its roster by adding 341 new and upgraded memberships, bettering its total of 333 in 2012. ... Read More

Dancing Bear Lodge Announces Vittles and Fiddles Weekend

Date: 7/18/2019
The Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro are hosting The 2019 Appalachian Vittles & Fiddles Weekend, a three-day celebration of Appalachian cuisine, culture, and community. Incorporating the previous stand-alone event ‘Bacon at the Bear’, the new weekend long gathering will be an extension of that same culinary vibrance, with additional opportunities for guests to enjoy the sounds, sights, and culture of Appalachia. ... Read More