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News releases are submitted to local, regional and national media. To view recent news releases, click a title below. For more information, please contact Kathy Gillenwaters at (865) 483-1321 or via email at gillenwaters@orcc.org.

 News Archives
 
2009 Releases  
3/9/09
2009 Dogwood Run Registration
   
   
 2008 Releases
 12/5/08

 Applications for Leadership Oak Ridge Available - Program to Feature New Format 

Leadership Application and Schedule

 12/5/08  Christmas Parade Next Saturday
 12/1/08  Parade Line-up and Route
Details Announced
 11/25/08  Christmas Parade to be Held December 13
 11/10/08  Ad Sales for Spring Ridges
Magazine Underway
10/28/08 Business Expo Participants Announced
10/24/08
Seminars offered at Expo
10/21/08
Fall Issue of Ridges to be Distributed
10/17/08  Business Expo a Win Win
for Businesses and Attendees

9/30/08   Senator Howard Baker is
Joyce Award Recipient
8/25/08 

Business Expo to be Held October 30

 Expo Registration 2008

 8/25/08  Oak Ridge Named as a Top Chamber
 7/16/08  Oak Ridge Chamber is Finalist
for Chamber of the Year Award
 6/3/08

 Secret City Golf Tournament June 17

Secret City Golf Registration Form

 5/23/08  Groundbreaking Held at Clarks Preserve
 4/8/08  Dogwood Run Registration Deadline
 3/25/08  Ridges Magazine Debuts
 3/11/08  Dogwood Arts Coffee to be Held

 2/26/08

Dogwood Arts 5K Run

Dogwood Run Registration Form

 2/5/08  Program of Work Kickoff to be Held

 2/5/08

Quality of Life Interactive Portfolio 

1/29/08

 New Board Members

 1/8/08

 Oak Ridgers Featured in Where to Retire

   
  2007 Releases
 11/5/07

 New Resident Reception November 15

10/29/07

Christmas Parade Entries Being Accepted 

 Christmas Parade Registration Form

 10/12/07

Area Businesses to Participate in Expo

 9/18/07

  Construction Company Connects Through Chamber Membership

 8/21/07

 Chamber Exceeds 3-year Goals

 8/7/07

 Business Expo Date Announced

 8/6/07 Barber is new Partnership Employee
 7/23/07

 Chamber Map Sales Begin

7/10/07 Summer Photography Contest Announced

Entry Form
6/25/07 Interactive Portfolio Introduced
6/4/07 Retail Sales Decline in Oak Ridge
5/25/07
5/22/07 Bradshaw is Acorn Award Recipient
5/18/07 Industry Appreciation Luncheon Announced
5/11/07 Chamber Sponsored Candidate Forum to Air on BBB
4/11/07 Dogwood Arts Trail Opens
4/1/07 Golf Brochure

3/27/07

 

Cardboard Boat Race Entries Being Sought

Entry Form

3/19/06 "Keep Anderson County Beautiful" Certification Meeting to be Held
2/28/07 New Resident Reception March 8
2/15/07 Oak Ridge Chamber Board Endorses Crestpointe
1/9/07 2007 Kickoff Luncheon Announced
1/4/07 Denton Receives Designation
1/4/07

Fall Photography Winners Announced

Winning Photos

1/10/07 Oak Ridge Chamber Position
on Complex 2030
1/4/07 Kim Denton Recieves Designation of Certified Economic Developer
1/4/07

Photography Contest Winners Announced

Winning Photos

   
 2006 Releases
11/21/06 Brown Joins Economic Partnership Staff
11/9/06 Holiday Parade Entries Being Accepted

2006 Holiday Parade Entry Form
10/30/06 Chamber Takes Position on TVA Land Policy
10/23/06 Japan External Trade Organization Seminar to be Held November 1
10/10/06 Photographer to Snap Events this Weekend
10/2/06

Fall Photography Contest Announced

Fall Photography Contest Entry Form

9/19/06 Chamber Introduces Multi-Media Quality-of-Life Portfolio
9/18/06 Jobs Now! Selects Boyette Levey
8/31/06 "Innovation Valley Partner" Signs Show Pride
8/22/06 Year End Economic Development Report Submitted
8/7/06 Expansion Management Magazine: First-of-Its-Kind Technology Park Planned
8/1/06 5th Annual Business Expo Promises to be a Success
7/19/06 Additional Dates Announced for Candidate Forum
7/18/06 Russell Biven and Beth Haynes to speak at Business to Business Expo
7/10/06 Chamber-sponsored Candidate Forum to air on BBB
7/7/06 Keep Anderson County Beautiful July Meeting
7/7/06 Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley Best Metro for Recent College Graduates
7/6/06 Business Expo Brochure
and Registration Form
6/21/06 OR Medical Practice Focuses on Housing and Population Program Area
6/20/06 Jobs Now! Reports Progress Toward Five-Year Goals
6/12/06 Chamber Membership Key to Small Business's Success
6/5/06 Chamber Membership Pays Off for Local Eatery
5/30/06 Oak Ridge Science and Technology Park Announced
5/12/06 Follow-up Meeting - Keep Anderson County Beautiful
4/25/06

Photography Contest Winners Announced

Winning Photos

4/11/06 Staybridge Suites Announces
$9 Million Hotel
4/4/06 Dogwood Arts Schedule for Oak Ridge
4/3/06 Keep Anderson County Beautiful Meeting
3/22/06

Entries Sought for 2nd Annual Dogwood Arts Festival Cardboard Regatta

2006 Cardboard Regatta Poster
2006 Cardboard Regatta Brochure

3/8/06

Application Deadline for Project GROW
March 13, 2006

Project GROW 2006 Application

3/8/06 Reception for Dogwood Trail Residents to be Held March 13
2/24/06 Web Hits on Housing Increase
2/21/06

Chamber Seeks Photography Contest Entries

Photography Contest Entry Form

2/3/06 Mid-Year Economic Development Report
1/27/06 Knoxville Area Breaks Into Top Ten "Hottest Cities" List
   
 2005 Releases
12/13/05 Lamar Alexander to Speak at 2006 Program of Work Kickoff
12/2/05 New Publication: Business to Business
11/14/05 Parade Staging Area Changed
10/31/05 Oak Ridge Magazine Ready for Distribution
10/24/05

Oak Ridge Holiday Parade Entries Being Accepted

Parade Registration Form

10/14/05

Keep Anderson County Beautiful Project Needs Community Support

Keep Anderson County Beautiful Meeting Photo

10/10/05 Chamber Board Supports Two Projects
10/5/05 Teaching by Example: Oak Ridge Companies Donate Millions for New Public High School, Business TN
9/22/05 Expo Feature in The Oak Ridger
Page 1, 2
9/13/05 Business Expo Lunch Panel to Focus on Exciting Oak Ridge Happenings and Future
8/29/05 Chamber Sponsors 4th Annual
Business-to-Business Expo:
Working Together
7/22/05 Chamber Announces Commercial Beautification Award Winners
7/22/05 Chamber Announces Residential Beautification Award Winners
7/18/05 Commissioner Chumley to Speak at the
Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce
7/14/05 Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley Earns 5-Star Business Rating
5/25/05 Chamber Sponsored Oak Ridge City Council Forum to air on BBB, Channel 12
5/23/05 Judy Gardner Leads Women's Council Workshop
5/18/05 Innovation Valley Workforce Ranks in Top 20 Percent
5/13/05 Project GROW Graduation 2005
4/27/05 Beautification Task Force Purchases New Oak Ridge Entrance Signs
4/18/05 Chamber Golf Tournament Registration Form
4/7/05

Chamber Announces Spring Residential Beautification Recognition Initiative

Residential Beautification Nomination Form

4/5/05 Chamber Welcomes New Employee
4/4/05 Dogwood Arts Trail Comes to Oak Ridge
3/30/05

Chamber Solicits Nominations for Commercial Beautification Awards

Commercial Beautification Nomination Form

2/4/05 Chamber Spearheads Beautification Affiliation
2/4/05 Womenss Coucil to Host Workshop on Heart Health
1/4/05

Chamber to Announce
2005 Program on January 20th

Keynote: Dr. John Petersen

ORCC Chair: John McKittrick

   
 2004 Releases
11/17/04 Christmas Parade Entry Deadline November 29
11/3/04 Christmas Parade Set for
December 4th
10/20/04 3rd Annual Business to Business Expo Next Week
10/20/04 Application Deadline Extended for Project GROW
10/14/04 Women's Council Announces "Dressing for Success on a Budget Workshop"
10/12/04

Project GROW Accepting Applications

Project GROW Applicant Criteria
Project GROW Application:
Pages 1, 2, 3

Project GROW Logo

10/11/04

Hallerin Hilton Hill's Radio Show to Broadcast Live from Expo

(Hallerin Hilton Hill Photo)

9/28/04 Expo Early Registration Deadline October 1st
9/13/04

Chamber Announces Third Round of Beautification Awards

Beautification Nomination Form - Business

9/13/04

Chamber Announces Residential Beautification Awards Program

Residential Beautification Nomination Form

9/3/04 Sam Venable to Headline Expo Luncheon
(Sam Venable Photo)
8/9/04 Chamber Announces 2004 Expo

Networking at 2003 Expo
8/9/04 Women's Council to Host Stress Management Workshop
7/16/04 Women's Council to Sponsor Eating Healthy on the Run Workshop
6/30/04 Chamber Announces Beautification Award Winners
6/25/04

Chamber Endorses ORHS Renovations

ORHS Resolution

6/9/04 Retail Council's Passport 2004 Information
5/20/04 UT New Oak Ridge Chamber Millennium Partner
5/12/04 Oak Ridge Chamber Women's Council Announces Procurement Workshop
3/9/04
3/9/04
 
   
 2003 Releases
10/10/03
10/7/03