BENEFITS THROUGH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT



Your Chamber membership also provides support to a wide variety of endeavors that generally promote an environment conducive to business. These more “intangible” benefits include community-building activities that effectively serve to elevate the quality of life here in Jefferson County.


Three-Star Program
•    Statewide program focused on positioning counties to achieve their full economic growth potential
•    Annual recertification which requires an active evaluation of the resources in our county
•    Conducive to Jefferson County’s ability to gain grant funding, in turn keeping taxes lower


Retire Tennessee
•    One of 11 counties throughout the state chosen to represent their county at a National Level
•    Recruitment of upscale retirees interested in relocating to Jefferson County
•    Increased exposure through national conventions, regional advertising, and daily mailings


Adult and Youth Leadership Programs
•    Participation as a class member or host in either of our Leadership Programs offered
•    Unique opportunity to network with other local leaders while learning valuable information about Jefferson County through 8

     topic specific day-long sessions
•    Development of young community leaders through Jefferson County Youth Leadership


Building a Better Future
•    Long range strategic plan focused on developing strategies for Education, Economic/Business Development, Quality of Life,

     Environment, Leadership, and Infrastructure in the county.
•    Opportunity to contribute valuable input as an action partner on one or more Foundation Teams
•    Invite to BABF Annual Meeting to gain insight into the current status of the strategic plan


Imagination Library
•    Partnering with Dollywood Foundation to continue serving as the programs presenting sponsor
•    Promoting reading by providing books to children up to 5 years old in the county


Christmas in Jefferson County
•    Annual service project providing 600+ local families & seniors with food and gifts at Christmas
•    Opportunity to participate as a volunteer or sponsor during the gathering, sorting, and distribution of food and gift baskets.

 

 

For more information on any of these programs or to get involved, please contact