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Upcoming Friday Programs

All meetings occur from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the UT Outreach Center unless otherwise noted.
March 29 - Patrick Wilson, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority

April 5 - Flora Tydings, Tennessee Board of Regents

April 12 - Morris Hassler, CNS

April 19 - No ETEC – Good Friday Holiday


Mar. 29 - TSBDC: Small Business Start-Up Seminar

Apr. 8 - TSBDC: Government Contracting- 101-102 What’s Next?
Apr. 9 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government
Apr. 10 - East Tennessee Small Business Growth Conference
Apr. 10-12 - Women in Nuclear Conference (WIN)
Apr. 16-19 - DOE Small Business Forum & Expo
Apr. 18 - TSBDC: Social Media Marketing
Apr. 26 - TSBDC: Small Business Start-Up Seminar
Apr. 29-May 3 - Safety Fest TN

May 29-30 - 2019 TVC National Summit



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TN Tech Announces Grand Challenge: Rural Reimagined

In sharing Gov. Bill Lee’s vision and passion for the accelerated transformation of rural areas, Tennessee Tech announced a Grand Challenge initiative: Rural Reimagined.
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Tom Hill's Co-Workers Friends Remember...

Tom Hill—who died on Saturday, March 23—was a tremendous influence on many people he hired over the years to work at The Oak Ridger, as well as those who worked with him in the Oak Ridge community.
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On the Lighter Side: 10 of the Coolest 3D Printed Cars in 2019

Mostly used as a rapid prototyping tool, 3D printing has been present in the automotive industry for quite some time. Now, whole cars are being 3D printed. Here are 10 of the coolest cars that are 3D printed or contain 3D printed parts.
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UT Extension Licenses Impact Young Lives

Curricula developed at UT is now being taught in 4-H programs across the country, thanks to UT Research Foundation’s partnership with Tennessee’s 4-H program, which operates as a branch of UT Extension, the educational outreach unit of UT’s Institute of Agriculture.
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Safety Fest TN 2019 Offers 100+ Free Safety Classes

Registration is now open for Safety Fest TN 2019. The annual community event offers over 100 free safety classes, sessions and demonstrations to residents and companies from April 29-May 3 at Y-12, ORAU, and other venues in Oak Ridge and Knoxville.
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Retirement Planning Services for sponsoring the meetings in March.

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