• State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast Set for Friday, November 30

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    November 19, 2018
    Monday, November 19, 2018                                                                                     
    For Immediate Release                                                                                              
    Bob Feagins
    Executive Director of Communications & Development
    Kingsport Chamber
    Office: (423) 392-8815
    State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast set for Friday, November 30 at MeadowView
    NOTE:  Attached please find Kingsport Chamber logo and State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast logo.
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber will host its State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast on Friday, November 30 at 7:30 a.m. at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center.
    The event is sponsored by ABC Tri-Cities; Anita’s Snack Foods; Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union; Appalachian Power; ARO; BAE Systems; Ballad Health; Bank of Tennessee; Bristol Motor Speedway; Carter-Trent; Chef’s Pizzeria; Cigna; Citizens Bank; Contour Glass; Cooper Standard; Domtar; East Coast Wings Grill; Eastman; Eastman Credit Union; First Tennessee Bank; Food City; GRC Construction/CainRashWest Architects; GRIFOLS; Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes; Honda Kingsport; Horizon Credit Union; J.A. Street & Associates; Mattern & Craig; News Channel 11; New Peoples Bank; Powell Valley National Bank; Preston Place; Regions Bank; Rodefer Moss & Company; Tele-Optics; The Blake at Kingsport; The Regional Eye Center; The Village at Allandale; Town Park Lofts; Tranquility on Center Salon, Spa & Boutique; VIPSeen Magazine; Volunteer Painting & Remodeling; and WorkSpace Interiors.
    Outgoing Kingsport Chamber chair Bob Feathers, president of WorkSpace Interiors and owner of East Coast Wings Grill, will showcase some of the organization’s many achievements from the past year and incoming Kingsport Chamber chair Lori Payne, controller for Contour Glass, will preview the organization’s plans and goals for 2019.
    In addition, the Kingsport Chamber’s most prestigious honor, the Lifetime Member Award, will be presented.
    There is no cost to attend for Kingsport Chamber members but an R.S.V.P. is required. 
    The price to attend for non-members is $25.
    To R.S.V.P., please contact Nora Davis, Kingsport Chamber communications and events coordinator, at 392-8827 or via e-mail at ndavis@KingsportChamber.org.
    Please R.S.V.P. by Wednesday, November 28, 2018.   
    “The State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast continues to grow each year and is a very popular event to end our year and celebrate our many accomplishments,” said Miles Burdine, Kingsport Chamber president and CEO.  “It’s also a great opportunity for us to say thank you and to show our appreciation to our many outstanding members, volunteers and sponsors who continue to support their Kingsport Chamber in numerous ways and who make Kingsport a great place to do business, visit, live and raise a family.”
    The Kingsport Chamber 72nd Annual Dinner is Friday, February 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center. 
    Tickets will go on sale in January.
    The Kingsport Chamber is composed of two non-profit organizations:  the Kingsport Chamber Foundation (501(c)(3)) and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce (501(c)(6)). 
    The Kingsport Chamber Foundation manages, promotes, supports and assists a number of charitable, educational, environmental, leadership, quality of life and wellness programs that have a tremendous impact on the Kingsport community.
    Programs of the Kingsport Chamber Foundation include:  Communications & Development; Downtown Concert Series; Education & Workforce Development; Fun Fest; Healthy Kingsport; Keep Kingsport Beautiful; Kingsport Leadership Programs (Leadership Kingsport and S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership); Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE); Move to Kingsport; Santa Train; STREAMWORKS; Tennessee/Virginia Scholars; and Visit Kingsport.
    The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to utilize resources and focus efforts on enhancing a strong and viable business environment for the Kingsport area. 
    Programs of the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce include:  Communications & Development; Government Relations; and Membership.  The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce has nearly 1,000 members.
    For more information on the Kingsport Chamber, go to KingsportChamber.org or call (423) 392-8800.  We’re social too; follow us on our Facebook page, Your Kingsport Chamber, and on our Twitter account, @kptchamber.