Hardin County Chamber of Commerce

May 16, 2013

Filed under: real estate — @ 7:12 am

Typically, property taxes, which are also known as real estate taxes, are used to fund public elementary schools, junior high schools and high schools. Therefore, each dollar that you pay in order to reside at your current address as a bona fide home owner benefits the children in your area.

Without adequate tax revenue from real estate taxes, governments might struggle to provide children with access to the educational services that they require.

While property taxes may seem very costly at times, depending on where you live, they do serve an important purpose. If you’re considering buying a home, you need to know the real estate tax levels in your area. Without this vital knowledge, you may not be prepared to pay these important property taxes when they are due. (more…)

January 1, 2005

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Thank you for visiting our Chamber Website!

On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce and the wonderful citizens of our community, let me personally thank you for your interest in the area. I believe you will find this to be a community that is unique in many, many ways. Only by a person actually visiting our community is one able to get the true sense of the quality of life in Hardin County!

Our Community is made up of dozens of churches, schools, family owned businesses, parks, antique shops, banks, and most of all, friendly neighborhoods that are inviting, warm and safe. We are proud of our community volunteerism, active service organizations and business leaders.

I trust that you will find the information available on our website useful as you make your decision about moving to Hardin County.

Savannah/Hardin County Chamber of Commerce is made up of approximately 300 businesses, individuals, churches, schools, and government officials who are all anxious to be of service to you. Should you need additional information, please do not hesitate to call our office at (731) 925-2363 any time or email me directly at hardincochamber@centurytel.net. We also have a toll free number 866-750-2363 or 866-925-8069. Our office is located at 320 Main Street in Savannah.


Beth Pippin
Executive Director
Hardin County Chamber of Commerce

January 1, 2005

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To join the Chamber:
Come by the office and fill out an application.

Mission Statement of the Chamber

* To raise awareness of Chamber activities

* To support member retention and recruitment

* To focus on issues important to the business community

* To improve the quality of life of all our citizens

* To enhance the business climate

* To sponsor activities which stimulate economic prosperity and
community development

* To market and provide member driven services, programs, and
activities that create value for our members and that attract additional
community support

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Executive Director -
Beth Lowder Pippin
A life-long resident of Hardin County; she and her family live in Savannah. Her husband, Jon is owner/manager of Creek Side Walking Horse Stables. She is the mother of two children, Paden and Patience, both students in the Hardin County School System.

Before beginning work at the Chamber, Beth was advertising manager at the local newspaper, The Courier. She worked in sales, design, composition and public relations for 20 years. Her knowledge of the area businesses is a major asset to Chamber members.

Beth has been involved in many Hardin County organizations, which earned her the distinguished service award of Volunteer of the Year 2002. She is an officer of the Savannah Arts Commission and serves on the Hardin County Convention and Visitors board, past publicity chairman for the American Cancer Society, past president of the North Elementary PTO, a past president and now associate member of Junior Auxiliary, past Red Cross Blood Services chairman, and a member of Rotary Club. She enjoys antiquing (and junk-tiquing) and boating on the river and lake of beautiful Hardin County.

Dottie Hutchinson, owner of Main Street Gift Gallery, is moving up from Vice President.

Vice President
Don Doran is a lifelong resident of Hardin County and has been employed at Tennessee Valley Electric Cooperative for twenty six years. He currently serves as the Director of Member Services and is very involved with industrial recruitment and managing key accounts. Don lives on Cove Lane in Savannah with his wife Tammy and two sons, Ben and Sam. Don has also served as a deacon of the Savannah Church of Christ for many years.

Diane DeBerry is the Director of Performance Improvement for Hardin Medical Center.

Vickie Rose served as the 2004 secretary, is Senior Vice President with The Hardin County Bank.

Leslie Creasy, Savannah attorney.

Ken Broyles
Ken is manager of RiverWick Assisted Living.

Vance Dennis
Vance, Savannah attorney.

Donna King
Donna is the principal of Nixon Elementary School.

Wendell M. Stockton
Wendell is the Director of Technical Services for Shiloh Family Foods.

The volunteers for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce are Suzanne Reatherford, Marilyn Reid, Brandi Spradlin, and Sadie Thomas.

Hardin County Chamber of Commerce
2006 Committees

Angel Tree—begins in late October, runs thru mid-Dec.- Suzanne Reatherford
Awards Banquet—January 2007 -Dottie Hutchinson
Darryl Worley River Run—Sept. 15 –16
Downtown —Dottie Hutchinson
Executive— Don Doran, Vickie Rose, and Diane DeBerry
EXPO— January 2007
Farm Day – October 4, 2006 – Cinnamon McDonald
Golf – Brandi Spradlin – July 12 @ Shiloh Golf Course
Luncheons – Dottie Hutchinson and Vickie Rose
Leadership —Ken Broyles
Membership Retention/Drive — “It’s Cool To Be A Member”
NAIA Hospitality Room—Dec. 16
Newsletter —monthly –Beth Pippin
Personnel/Volunteers—Beth Pippin
Pickwick Inn Chamber Center- Beth Pippin
Three-Star Evaluation — Beth Pippin
Victorian Christmas — Dec. 2

January 1, 2005

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This page contains a few links we think you’ll find helpful.

Savannah and Hardin County map.
Shiloh National Military Park
County profile & Community data
Tennessee River Trails
Friends of Pickwick Landing State Park

Business Resources
Here are few web sites that we hope you will find helpful.
*****Savannah Career Center
1080 Wayne Rd.
Savannah, TN 38372
*****Tennessee Small Business Development Centers Ron Acree, a Small Business Specialist can be reached at 731/697-2947 or 731/424-5389. He also comes to Savannah once a month and you can make an appointment by calling 925-2363.
*****Sun-Trust Small Business Resource
*****West TN Business Resource Center located at the Jackson Chamber of Commerce. The phone number is 731-427-7900.