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Thursday, December 07, 2017
This article has five great reasons you should join the Chamber. The BACC offers all of this and more to its members: 1. Solutions to business problems. 2. Ways to learn new things (or share your knowledge as an expert). 3. Discounts from other members. 4. Free press. 5. Ways to raise your profile. Click here for more detailed information. 
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 03, 2017
Below is newly released information by the House Ways and Means Committee about a proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Click below to read specifics... Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1). Co-sponsored by Speaker Ryan and all Ways and Means Committee Republican Members, the legislation will provide much-needed tax relief to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
Contact: Barbara May                                                                                                                  For Immediate Release901-377-6600 / 901-853-6200 Barbara@GotravelLeaders.com Memphis / Bartlett /Collierville’s Travel Leaders Joins One Caribbean Family Ambassador Campaign to Promote Travel to the Caribbean Region  Travelers can support hurricane-impacted ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 13, 2017
The Tennessee Department of Education recently released ACT scores for school districts across the State. Bartlett City Schools (BCS) earned an average composite score of 21.5, up from 20.8 last year. Not only does this score outpace the State average of 20.1, it also places BCS ahead of the State’s goal for every district to have an average composite score of 21 by 2020. Bartlett City Schools is ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Friday, October 06, 2017
Robert Kenyon, owner of Titan Medical Manufacturing, LLC, invited GMMDC and the Bartlett High School machining class to tour their facility. Mr. Kenyon shared how his machining career started from a shop class he took at his high school in Texas and eventually lead to an ownership of his successful medical device company. He encouraged students to find their passion and to get as much experience ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 25, 2017
Bartlett City Schools was recently awarded the highest level of growth possible when compared with other city schools throughout the state. Click here to read more.
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, September 15, 2017
September 13, 2017  MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – Southwest Tennessee Community College officials yesterday reported to the Tennessee Board of Regents a fall enrollment of 9,114, representing a 10.2 percent increase over last year.  This double-digit upturn halts a seven-year slide in fall enrollment.     “We are thrilled,” President Tracy D. Hall said.  “This amazing boost is evidence of 18 months of ...read more
Categories: Economic, Education, Press Release
Thursday, September 14, 2017
WATN-TV · 1725 N. Shelby Oaks Drive · Suite 101 · Memphis, TN 38134 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 14, 2017   MEMPHIS, TN-Veteran broadcast journalist and long-time Memphis TV news anchor Richard Ransom is joining WATN TV’s Local 24 News team.  He will anchor the station’s 5, 6 and 10 pm newscasts and will serve as Managing Editor.   Ransom most recently served as the main anchor at WREG ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 31, 2017
(Memphis, TN) Area small business owners can bolster their operations this fall with ambitious talent thanks to a $24,000 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) grant awarded to Southwest Tennessee Community College and its Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC). The grant will fund paid internships for about a dozen Southwest students at area businesses in Shelby and Fayette ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Port Alliance/H.Saga International Inc., a BACC member, was named a 2017 Pacesetter by the Memphis Business Journal. Below is a link to the article that ran in MBJ: https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2017/08/25/cover-story-mbj-pacesetters-tier-3-fastest-growing.htmlMBJ 2017 PacesettersTier 3 category (companies are grouped in categories by amount of total 2016 revenue)Port Alliance/H.Saga ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
TNECD is accepting applications for funding under its LiftTN: Microenterprise, Rural Edition and Urban Core Edition initiatives. The goal of the LiftTN initiatives is to foster microenterprise development. Grant recipients will provide education, tools and resources to underserved microenterprises in urban and rural parts of Tennessee. Eligible organizations include existing nonprofits, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
​Lemme Kill Your Weeds®  7551 Bartlett Corporate Cove East                                                                              Bartlett, TN 38133Kenny D. Crenshaw, president and owner                                                    phone 382-5296 and fax 385-7111For Immediate Release.  Contact PR Consultant Kim Brukardt 662-890-3335 or 901-692-1203 cell; ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Pictured: (left) Senator Mark Norris and Representative Ron Lollar prepare for the solar eclipse coming August 21, 2017. 2969 Elmore Park Road, Bartlett, TN 38134-8309 901-372-9457For Immediate Release              Contacts:          Jason Lewin: jason@3dglassesonline.comSuzanne Gibson: sgibson@bartlettchamber.org  April 6, 2017  Headline: Nashville Legislators are Readied for the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
(Left to right) Rep. Larry Miller; Roy Smith, executive director of GMMDC; Rep. Ron Lollar; Rep Karen Camper; Cameron Ross, economic and community development director for City of Germantown; Tonia Howell, director of Arlington Chamber of Commerce; Dianne Baker, president of Millington Chamber of Commerce; Senator Sarah Kyle; Senator Mark Norris, Reid Dullberger, president of EDGE; John ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
(Left) Dawn Jones, Resource Label Group, is presented award from John Threadgill, president of BACC  2969 Elmore Park Road, Bartlett, TN 38134-8309 901-372-9457For Immediate Release                        Contact: Suzanne Gibson: sgibson@bartlettchamber.org  May 15, 2017  Headline:    Dawn Jones Awarded 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year  (BARTLETT, TN)Dawn Jones, operations and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           March 31, 2017   BARTLETT, Tenn. (March 31, 2017) – In a work session held March 30, Dr. David Stephens, superintendent of Bartlett City Schools, and Jeff Norris, chairman of the Bartlett City Board of Education, shared plans for the future of Bartlett High School that address the growing student population and aging ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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