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Business Before Hours

Chamber members and guests were happy to get out of the rain and gather at Demos’ Restaurant to enjoy a delicious breakfast while networking and sipping coffee. Peter Demos was on hand to mingle in the crowd and welcome the large group.

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Margaritas in May

Guests were welcomed to the home of Kristin Demos with a margarita or wine and fabulous food, provided by Peter D’s catering. Friends visited and enjoyed the sunshine while supporting Saint Thomas Rutherford Ambassadors.

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Barre & Brunch

As a treat for Mother’s Day, Jen Ashcraft-Hays, owner of Barre 11, hosted mothers and their daughters, for a fun Saturday morning Foundations level Barre 11 class (with a little extra pampering), followed by brunch.

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Wine on the Vernanda

The Sam Davis Home hosted the annual Wine on the Veranda to raise funds and bring awareness to the community of Smyrna, Tennessee and surrounding areas the depth of history available in the local area.

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Light Up Local: The Inaugural Freefly Awards

It was a perfect spring evening for more than 200 guests at The Grove at Williamson Square, as Batey Farms hosted the first Light Up Local Firefly Awards. Locally owned businesses, their dedication to the community...

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Springtime in the 'Boro honoring Dr. Ravi Singh

Mindful Care, a program of Elders First, recently held their “Springtime in the ‘Boro” event at the home of Al and Sarah Rahal. The fundraising benefit honored Dr. Ravi Singh, who has been an integral part to the organizations success.

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VIP At Home: The Chaneys

Fresh, clean and modern, with lots of white space, is not what one would likely expect in a house that belongs to a family of five — a family with three children under the age of eight. However, that’s exactly what visitors will find upon entering the home of Jennifer and JonChaney, who have lived in their home in the Harvest Woods subdivision for about one year now.

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VIProfile: Ebby Miller

At 92, Edward Elam Miller II, known to all as “Ebby”, of Murfreesboro still enjoys an honest day’s work. Though diagnosed with cancer in 2010, many days Ebby continues to make his way to his office on the Murfreesboro Square, inside Miller Loughry & Beach, an insurance company which he founded under the name Miller Insurance in 1948.

A Chip Off The Block: Working With Dad

When your father is your boss or partner, how do you handle Father’s Day? Do you wish him Happy Father’s Day at work? There is more to this question than meets the eye. All of the top business magazines and blogs offer advice on how to make the family and work relationship, well, work. It can be a minefield.

VIP Insurance Broker

Jeffrey Baker

Jeffrey Baker prides himself in being a team player. In fact, one of the things he believes many people are misinformed about regarding his profession is that agents are in competition with one another. “The truth is that good agents reach out to other agencies to make sure that the clients are receiving the best coverage that is available to them,” he said.

People & Places

Blue Angel Aircraft To Be Installed At The Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial

A Blue Angel F/A-18C Hornet will be installed at the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial at Lee Victory Recreation Park on Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. All Coast Aircraft Recovery will oversee the installation and Maxim Crane will provide the crane and support services...

June Issue

Editor's Letter

There’s something totally awesome about summer! Life is in full swing. Energy & vitality is abundant. Vacations, longer daylight, wildflowers, beaches, exotic drinks, picnics, movies in the park, ice cream, festivals, twinkle lights and fireworks. This is the time to try something new you have never tried before.


Who Needs a Real Estate Plan?

According to the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, it is estimated that more than half of all Americans do not have an up-to-date estate plan. Unfortunately, estate planning has become one of the most overlooked areas of financial wellness.

Upcoming Events


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June 21, 2018

We're kickin' summer off with a Big-Time party and you're invited!


June 21, 2018

Tangerine Salon & Spa.

The 5th annual United We Style benefitting the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. 


June 21, 2018

Prospective Member Meet and Greet Happy Hour!