Lakeland businesspersons, including home-based businesses, are invited to the Business Appreciation Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at the Stonebridge Golf Club. The event is co-sponsored by the City of Lakeland and the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce Existing Business Committee.
A limited number of attendees may still register-call Lakeland City Hall at 867-2717 or e-mail Tmeyer@lakelandtn.org!
Mayor Scott Carmichael, Vice Mayor Mark Hartz and members of the Lakeland Economic Development Commission (Connie Hess, Chair); the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce (Mark Lawrence, President) and the Existing Business Committee of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce will be present. The Business Liaison for the City of Lakeland (Debra Murrell) will also be present. This program has been nicknamed the “Friendly Face” program, since the City desires to display a “friendly face” to new and existing businesses.
Enjoy a free breakfast, win door prices and visit with other business persons, the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, City officials and staff, the Greater Memphis Chamber and find answers to questions about Chamber and City services.
Businesses will be encouraged to sign up for personal visits with appropriate City staff to discuss any questions, opportunities, or challenges.
To maximize the opportunity for Lakeland businesses to attend, the City reserved several extra breakfast meals. Call (867-2717) or e-mail (Tmeyer@lakelandtn.org) to reserve a place today!