COVID-19 Business Resource Center As our nation and our community struggle with changes in our lives and adapting to new restrictions, we are very aware of the vulnerability of many small businesses. The Collierville Chamber of Commerce is confident that we will get through the current health care crisis if we work together. Per recent legislation by Congress, the Small Business Administration has made a Disaster Relief Loan available to almost all small businesses. To understand the steps for loan application and find helpful tools to navigate the application process click the green [...]
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Collierville Restaurants, Caterers, Bars and Coffee Shops Get Creative to Feed the Community With almost everyone practicing various forms of social distancing, local eateries are feeling the shock. Many local restaurants are struggling, and some are having to lay-off employees. As a collective community, we can help by continuing to patronize our local restaurants and caterers through creative means such as "non-contact ordering and pick up." Many Collierville food service establishments are implementing creative ways for customers to get good food while minimizing personal contact. "This is having an unprecedented effect on all food service businesses, said Trey [...]
Stay safe. Be well. Step up for Collierville. As we begin to adjust our personal and business lives in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce encourages our friends and business associates to take every precaution to protect themselves, their family and friends, and their customers and employees. Everyone should be aware of suggestions and restrictions issued by governmental agencies and health care professionals. Collierville is home to many wonderful businesses. They are owned and operated by our friends and neighbors. We encourage everyone in our community to understand the importance of supporting local businesses and [...]
Jennifer Biggs Addresses Collierville Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting Jennifer Biggs, the Food and Dining Editor for the Daily Memphian, spoke at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Monthly Membership Meeting on March 11 at the Ridgeway Country Club. The room was filled with courageous Chamber members who faced dark skies and heavy rain to join fellow members and friends, as they listened to the journalist’s informative and lighthearted remarks. Biggs briefly outlined her career in journalism and the history and uniqueness of the online Daily Memphian newspaper before delving into aspects of her current position of Food and Dining Editor. [...]
Young Professionals Gather at Thomas Meat and Seafood Kim Cherry provides practical tips with “Communicate Your Way Up the Ladder” Kim Cherry, CEO of Cherry & Company public relations firm, offered straight-to-the-point and practical communication tips at the February 27, 2020 meeting of the Ascend Young Professionals held at Thomas Meat and Seafood’s new meeting and party facility, Venue at TMS. The Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Ascend Young Professionals program is sponsored by UofM Global. The group of young professionals listened attentively to Cherry as she outlined three major points to be considered as they climb the corporate ladder. [...]
Special Member Listings for Collierville’s 150th Anniversary To help the Town of Collierville celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Chamber is optimizing our new website to highlight members’ special products and promotions that feature the anniversary. This exciting, unique marketing opportunity that runs throughout the 2020 calendar year includes a listing in the special “150th Anniversary” directory within the member directory on www.colliervillechamber.com, a featured news article on www.colliervillechamber.com homepage spotlighting the directory, and a directory feature in every Chamber monthly newsletter and on social media. Travel Leaders will hold a drawing for a free European River Cruise in December [...]
Shine-A-Light 150 Celebration Shine-A-Light 150 Celebration at Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Monthly Luncheon The Chamber joins with the Town of Collierville to toast historic anniversary The Collierville Chamber of Commerce teamed with the Town of Collierville for the Chamber’s Monthly Membership Luncheon on February 20 at the Ridgeway Country Club to salute Collierville’s 150th Shine-A-Light anniversary celebration. Sold out since early February, the luncheon was sponsored by John Green and Company Realtors, one of the founding members of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce and a member since 1984. Allen Green presented a brief overview of John Green and Company [...]
Collierville Chamber and Travel Leaders Partner to Offer Trip of a Lifetime There’s a special bonus to attending Collierville Chamber events this year. Travel Leaders of Collierville, a full-service travel agency, is teaming up with the Collierville Chamber of Commerce to offer one lucky Chamber member a chance to win a free trip-for-two on a Danube River cruise. Starting January 2020 each time you register AND attend one of the Chamber’s events (limited to Lunch & Learn series, Women’s Leadership Network and Monthly Membership Meetings), you will earn one entry into the final selection of the winner, who will be [...]
Sign of Success: Sign Matters, Inc. Maureen Yarborough’s pride in her Sign Matters team is apparent as she offers a tour of her Collierville facility. From sign-bedecked front desk area to her graphics and production department and into the business and accounts side of the company, Yarborough has created a successful business whose products find space in countless government buildings, healthcare facilities, office buildings, organizations and schools throughout Collierville, Memphis and the Mid-South. In a short fifteen years, Yarborough has gone from a home-based business to her current expansive showroom and production facility on Distribution Parkway. She’s gone from [...]
Sherry May of “Live at the Garden” Addresses Women’s Leadership Network Luncheon A sold-out luncheon of professional women heard Sherry May, Executive Director of Live at the Garden, discuss the history of the annual summer series of musical concerts at the Botanic Garden at Ridgeway Country Club on February 13th. The Women’s Leadership Network program is presented by First Horizon. A native Memphian and lifelong music lover, May shared her own professional story of years spent in the travel industry and civic-minded organizations, including both Beale Street Development and Make-A-Wish Foundation, before taking the helm of the now iconic [...]