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This blog is authored by Mark Hinesley, Chamber President/CEO
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Not Sure Where to Start?

For those familiar with many of the resources available at the Chamber, this might a bit of a reminder. But for those who are unfamiliar with the wide range of services provided by the Mt. Juliet Chamber, I’d like to invite you to keep us in mind when the opportunity arises to help you. At the Chamber, we really do not make or produce particular “widgets” or have a cash register to sell products. At the Chamber, what we strive to do is to connect those with available goods and services with those who are in need of such; and of course we work to make sure that these transactions continue to grow. It is these transactions in any community that are the fuel that keeps the local economy running.

A very valuable service provided by the Chamber (available to everyone in the community) that I’d like for you to be aware of is how we can help you connect with your elected officials. The Chamber provides a weekly Legislative Update which includes a complete list of important bills working their way thru the legislative process at our State Capitol. These updates also provide you with direct contact information for those House & Senate Committee Members who will be deciding the fate of these bills. For those that are interested, these updates can save you a lot of time and are a great way to stay informed. The Chamber of Commerce is also a great place to start if you are just not sure where to look but know you need to get in touch with someone who can help. Depending upon where you live your issue may need attention from someone at the city or county level; or perhaps both. Our elected officials representing us at the State level are also very accessible and actively support our efforts to assist in providing opportunities for personal visits at open meetings hosted periodically by the Chamber. For those needing to contact your elected officials in Washington, that information is also available at your fingertips if you visit the Chamber’s website.

Sometimes trying to get in touch with the right person, or even knowing who the right person is for a particular matter, may seem like a very daunting task. Let us help steer you in the right direction. We would like to be your “connection” and we invite you to give us a try if the need arises. Anyone needing assistance is encouraged to visit us online for a complete contact list of important names, numbers, and direct email links. We are available 24/7 at

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