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Connect Fishing League – Big Bass Shootout

Innovation Lab member holding series of one-day tournaments   JOHNSON CITY (May 26, 2020) – Connect Outdoors, an affiliate member of East Tennessee State University’s Innovation Lab, will host the Big Bass Shootout through its Connect Fishing League. A series of four one-day tournaments open to all ages is scheduled for May 30, June 6,… Continue reading Connect Fishing League – Big Bass Shootout

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Ashley Cox: Transform Your Stories

Transform Your Stories Overcome your Toxic Stories, Become a Courageous and Confident Leader, and Impact the World By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   What started off from listening to a True Crime podcast, sparked her journey to publishing her first book within 16 months from the mere idea of writing one. Ashley… Continue reading Ashley Cox: Transform Your Stories

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Co-Starters Graduates: The Transition

  Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded at the end of July. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one of them.  This week we’re going to… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates: The Transition

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Co-Starters Graduates: MAD B Kitchen

Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded at the end of July. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one of them. The company who catered this event… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates: MAD B Kitchen

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Co-Starters Graduates: ShowerCrown

Johnson City’s summer Co-Starters course, a 9-week business accelerator program, concluded at the end of July. Hosted by JRH Brewing, there was a great turnout on hand to watch 5 of the Co-Starters participants give great pitches where you could clearly see the passion in each one of them. This week we’re going to talk… Continue reading Co-Starters Graduates: ShowerCrown

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Rising Star Award presented to Valentina Escobar Gonzalez, founder of social media consulting business

Original article by Johnson City Press   America’s Small Business Development Centers have a major impact on economic development across the nation, including the Tri-Cities. The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at East Tennessee State University helped to create 25 new businesses in 2018. Governor Bill Lee recognized SBDC Day recently, an opportunity to celebrate… Continue reading Rising Star Award presented to Valentina Escobar Gonzalez, founder of social media consulting business

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Firestarter Mug: Part 2

By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   This is the 2nd part of a 2-part series where we highlight the journey of local entrepreneur and inventor, Mark Sutton, and his product Firestarter Mug handle for yeti-styled insulated drinking mugs.   We left off discussing the prototype he created at Sync Space, in downtown… Continue reading Firestarter Mug: Part 2

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Kingsport’s Decor Exchange offers unique shopping experience

Original article by AMY MILLHORN LEONARD of the Kingsport Times News   There is something exciting about finding just the right piece of furniture or accessory to add to the look of your home. What makes it even more rewarding is finding that item at a bargain! However, scouring classified ads, flea markets, yard sales,… Continue reading Kingsport’s Decor Exchange offers unique shopping experience

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HomeMade: Skillville

Original article by JARED BENTLEY of the Johnson City Press HomeMade is a new video series produced by the Johnson City Press in order to highlight people in our region who still create, and do what they love for a living. A little over a year ago, three friends saw their business dreams come to fruition,… Continue reading HomeMade: Skillville

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Johnson City Co-Starters attendees to open new business in downtown Elizabethton

  Original Article by JOHN THOMPSON of the Johnson City Press   ELIZABETHTON — Like many young newlyweds, Michael Howell and Cheri Tinney have some plans to start a business and put down some solid roots in the community they have chosen to call home. The difference is that Michael and Cheri should be opening the doors… Continue reading Johnson City Co-Starters attendees to open new business in downtown Elizabethton