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The little things matter...

Last week, our Chamber held a Joint After Hours with the Cheatham County Chamber at a wonderful event space in Pleasant View, just across the county line.  I had been driving all day, going to and from Crossville for a meeting with other counties that participate in the Retire TN program. As I pulled out of the parking lot of The Livery Stables, I remembered that my "low fuel" light had come on earlier and that I needed to get some gas as soon as possible if I didn't want to end up on the side of the road. Sure there were gas stations in Pleasant View that I could have stopped at, but my "chamber conscience" won out and I made a run for the other side of the interstate where I could fuel up in Coopertown.

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Connecting Across County Lines

One of the most important things that Chambers can do for their members is to help them make connections. Sometimes those connections are intended to bring them new customers, sometimes to solve an issue with a municipality or agency, sometimes to create a partnership or mentoring relationship...in any case, it is one of our primary missions and something that we  pride ourselves in doing well. 

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Work In Robertson County

The most recent Department of Labor unemployment data release has Robertson County's unemployment rate at just 4.3%, tied for 11th lowest among the 95 counties of Tennessee. We have indeed been fortunate over the past few years to see new jobs being created both by new business and industry relocating in our community and by existing businesses who are enjoying increased demand for their goods and services which necessitates expansion of their workforce. 

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Pep Rally on the Square Brings Football Fever to Robertson County

School is back in session and football season is right around the corner. And in Robertson County, that means it's time for our annual Pep Rally on the Square. The Chamber's  Robertson Education Initiative (REdI) will host the 19th annual Pep Rally on the Square on Thursday, August 11, 2016, 5:00 – 7:00 pm on Main Street in Springfield, TN. 

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600 New Jobs for Robertson County

Last Thursday we celebrated the biggest job creation announcement in the past ten years when Governor Bill Haslam announced that Lowe's will locate their first direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in Coopertown, bringing 600 jobs and $100 million in capital investment to Robertson County.

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