12 things you didn’t know about Williamson County

  By Charlane Oliver  Outlook Williamson, presented this year by Skanska, took place Tuesday, March 15 at The Factory at Franklin. A crowd of more than 300 Williamson County business owners, realtors, developers and community leaders attended the half-day economic forum that featured presentations and panel discussions by industry-leading economic experts and developers, including: Ann…

Applications available for Leadership Brentwood Class of 2017

    BRENTWOOD, TN — Leadership Brentwood, a program to educate Brentwood area residents and others about the city and its leadership, is accepting applications through June 3 for the Class of 2017. Prospective class members are invited to attend an informational mixer at the Williamson, Inc. Chamber, 5005 Meridian Blvd. Suite 150, Franklin, TN…

Williamson County is adding jobs faster than anywhere in the U.S.

March 16, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Source Most of us are familiar with the fact that Williamson County is the region’s premier corporate address, the fastest-growing county in the state and one of the 20 wealthiest in the nation, based on its median annual household income of $91,000. Now, for the first…

Franklin Police Chief Deb Faulkner speaks candidly about leading in law enforcement

    By Charlane Oliver | Director of Communication, Williamson, Inc. Franklin Police Chief Deborah Faulkner wears a navy blue uniform donned with pins and regalia fitting for someone in her position. But at the Feb. 23 Women in Business luncheon at the FiftyForward Martin Center, where she was the featured speaker, she put everyone on notice:…

The Point Newsletter – March 2016

The March 2016 issue of The Point is now out! Read the latest Chamber news to stay in the know on what’s happening in the Williamson County business community. What’s Inside: Who’s speaking at Outlook Williamson Tax prep tips from one of our expert Chamber members Franklin police chief gets candid at Women in Business…

Students honored at Youth Leadership Brentwood graduation

  Parents, mentors, educators and community leaders gathered at the Brentwood Library Feb. 23 to honor 20 stellar students graduate from the Youth Leadership Brentwood program. The graduates consisted of students at Battle Ground Academy, Brentwood High School, Brentwood Academy, Franklin Road Academy, and Ravenwood High School. Each were honored with a certificate of completion…

California Closets to donate to Dress for Success at Feb. 18 grand opening

Locally-owned California Closets of Tennessee invites you to a party, Thursday, Feb. 18, 4-8pm at 420 Cool Springs Blvd. in Franklin, celebrating their newly revamped showroom–and asks you to help stock the closet for Dress for Success in Nashville. Bring a gently used (or new) handbag or accessory to be entered for a chance to…

The Point – February 2016 Issue

The February issue of The Point is now available! Get the latest Chamber news in today’s print edition of The Tennessean. In this issue: See who’ll be speaking at Outlook Williamson Learn how to enroll in the Chamber’s “Be Able” wellness program Get your business promoted in Livability magazine 10 easy ways to fit wellness into your busy lifestyle Get…

Youth Leadership Brentwood accepting scholarship applications

Youth Leadership Brentwood accepting scholarship applications Youth Leadership Brentwood (YLB), a program of the Williamson County Chamber Foundation, is accepting college scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. To be eligible to apply, applicants must be a high school senior and former YLB student. Students must complete an online application and two essay questions; submit…

PreFlight program to help entrepreneurs reach new heights

PreFlight program to help entrepreneurs reach new heights Source: Williamson Herald By Jodi Rall   One of the most challenging first steps for an entrepreneur is testing out their ideas to see if they have a viable plan, without the associated commitment or risk, according to The Nashville Entrepreneurial Center. To assist aspiring entrepreneurs, Williamson,…