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NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to stand with Metro Nashville Mayor David Briley and others in support of the Equal Business Opportunity Program and the Small Business Reserve Program. Both measures, announced today by...
By Thomas Sheffield Are you ready to start the new year off right?  It is past time to plan now but it is not too late.  Most successful businesses already have plans on what’s coming in 2019.  When we plan,...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Greater Nashville Apartment Association is proud to announce that Freeman Webb Chief Operating Officer W. Kirby Davis, Jr. has been awarded with their 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Awarded on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the...
MEMPHIS, TN — First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies is proud to announce Executive VP, Director of Affinity Strategy, Lynne Walker won Gold in the Female Executive of the Year...

Climate Report

By Thomas Sheffield If you read my articles weekly, you will know I am pro environment, pro community and pro profit!  If we do not take care of the earth, then we will not have an opportunity to have a...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Convention Center Authority has hired Renuka Christoph as its Director of Communications. In this role, Christoph will oversee planning, development and implementation of all of the Music City Center’s marketing and communication strategies, both internally...
By SemDem I belong to several groups on social media that reminisces our time in the military. They are apolitical, but sometimes stupidity seeps in. Trump, in a political stunt, deployed thousands of troops along the border. Their base of...
With Black Friday sales starting earlier and many retailers offering even deeper price cuts this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub (www.wallethub.com) has released its report on 2018’s Best Stores for Black Friday as well as accompanying videos. WalletHub surveyed nearly 7,000 deals from...

Now What?

By Thomas Sheffield Election season is over.  There were record amounts of votes cast during the 2018 midterm on November 6th.  People from all backgrounds called for change.  In spite of attempts to suppress the minority vote all over this...
  NASHVILLE, TN — October 25th was an exciting day of celebration honoring Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry visionary and founder of the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce in 1998.  Keynote speaker for this event was Ron Busby Sr., CEO...