We would like to officially welcome the newest edition to our business community. This restaurant is a product of desire to call a small town home and roots in the food service industry.
A meeting like yesterday’s is just one example of how our team here at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce is working hard every day to further the interests of your business, to communicate and advance the value and role of business in our society. Sound like the definition of a chamber of commerce in an encyclopedia? Well, it is. I write this to make a specific point. We all have great ideas, grand visions, and agendas. This is why we start a business, are in a particular business field, or join the chamber of commerce, for that matter. The point is, sometimes the next great idea or grand vision exists in the most basic ideology. In this instance, the value and role of business in our society.
All 436 of Coffee County Raider Academy 9th grade students recently had the privilege to participate in the “On My Own” reality simulation
conducted in partnership with the UT Agricultural Extension Office and the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce.
The survey of businesses and households begins today and continues through March 15. Businesses and residents may take the online assessment at www.tn.gov/broadband.
Boyd said the department determined the need for a statewide assessment of broadband access and usage during his initial set of listening tours across the state in early 2015. Elected leaders, business executives and economic development professionals in all nine TNECD regions told Boyd and department officials that a lack of broadband access may hurt future economic development efforts in rural Tennessee.