Over the past 30 years, Lee University has seen significant growth: enrollment has increased from 1,200 to over 5,000; the physical campus has been substantially enlarged and rebuilt; and the school's reputation as a regional leader has been established.
Dr. Paul Conn, president of Lee University for 30 years, will talk about how this growth and other changes have affected the local community at the third-quarter “Food for Thought” luncheon at the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. The membership luncheon will take place Thursday, Sept. 15, at noon in the Chamber’s conference center.
Reservations for the Dutch-treat luncheon are required to facilitate room setup and food. Click here for more information and to register.
The Small Business Committee of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce will continue its series of “survival” programs for small businesses on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
The “How to Survive . . . A Business Slowdown” program will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Chamber’s Conference Center. This dinner program will feature a meal followed by a presentation and question-and-answer session on this important topic of interest to small business owners. The program will conclude by 6:30 p.m.
The September program will focus on things to consider “before” and “while in the midst” of a slow business period and how to prepare your business to avoid a loss through marketing efforts. Speaker Brent Templeton will take you through different scenarios of where business slowdowns have affected large communities and businesses alike, as well as the steps they took to overcome these obstacles. Learn helpful tips on what you can do to prepare and manage your way through this time and how you can grow your businesses foundation for a stronger base.
For more information and to register, click here.
Nestled in the heart of the Ocoee Region in Southeast Tennessee lies Cleveland/Bradley County, Tennessee. Here a small-city feeling mixes with progressive business, excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities, and thriving industry to create an ideal place to live, work, raise a family and even retire. The community offers a seasonal climate, major transportation advantages, a diversified economy, traditional family values and a natural playground set against a picturesque backdrop. What more could you want?