13 Aug
2014

My Robin Williams Story – Vitaliy N. Katsenelson, CFA

I was showing my eight-year-old daughter, Hannah, who Robin Williams was. She knew him as the voice of Ramon in Happy Feet (listen here) but had never seen his movies. We were browsing through YouTube videos and stumbled on a clip from a movie that brought back a lot of memories. Before I tell you about the movie I have to share with you a short excerpt. It is from

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3 Jun
2014

Food for Thought

10 LIFE LESSONS FROM A NAVY SEAL

http://www.lifebuzz.com/10-lessons-from-navy-seal/#!TSVBR

 


 

3801 IRONWOOD RD. COOKEVILLE, TN

For those of you who have been saying that Ironwood had the bones to be Cookeville’s first great golf course/club, here’s your chance. Maybe there’s an investor group out there ready to take it on. Who know’s, maybe a high-end municipal course. Can you say Bear Wood?

http://www.crye-leike.com/3801-ironwood-rd/cookeville/tn/mgrp-5-tid-cumberland-mlsnum-157849-ln-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4 Feb
2014

Congressman Diane Black- Session Update

We had an excellent crowd for our session with Congressman Diane Black. If you
weren’t able to be with us, you missed a very informative session. Given
Congressman Black’s positions on the Ways and Means and Budget committees, we
were provided with some unique insight into the current tone in Washington.
Probably the most interesting part of the conversation was the potential for
significant tax reform both personal and corporate. In fact,

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10 Jan
2014

U.S. Congressman Diane Black to Visit January 22nd

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U.S. Congressman Diane Black will be making a visit to the next Save the World session on Wednesday, January 22nd from 5:00-6:30PM at the Progressive Financial Center, Cookeville.  Black represents the Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District including Putnam County and 18 other counties in middle Tennessee.  She serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, House Budget Committee and has over 40 years of experience in the health care field.  Below is 

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18 Nov
2013

Affordable Care Act: What Does it Mean for Business?

By: Chris C. Owens

Whether you love it or hate it, supported it or didn’t, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay….at least for now. So what does that mean for employers; what do you need to know about the ACA? Well, there are a lot of answers to that little question; so, let’s begin at our present point on the timeline and look at it piece by piece. In 2014,

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1 Oct
2013

Affordable Care Update – Notice to Employers

By: Pugh CPAs

As the various effective dates for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as Obamacare, are approaching, we are attempting  to inform our clients about the new law, its effects on employers, and actions they need to take. Presently, many aspects of the Act   need clarification from the regulatory authorities, especially administrative issues. Nevertheless, most employers will be required to send a notice to their

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10 Sep
2013

Session Update- Moving Forward

Our last meeting solidified the shift away from an “idea only” group to one focused on action.  To that end, we will be forming a steering committee that will help us to redefine our mission statement and identify key initiatives that we feel can be impactful in helping to elevate the attractiveness of our community and the quality of life for its citizens. If you would like to be a part of

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31 Jul
2013

Session Update- Taking Action

It was another productive week at Save the World, as we continued our ongoing discussion regarding the Highlands Initiative III.  At our last session we heard from Arty Allen, CEO of Live Oak Community Development, who shared with us the goals of the initiative and the strategic process to attaining economic growth in the community.  This session, we took a step further, and openly discuss how our group can

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15 Jul
2013

Session Update- Arty Allen

We appreciate all who were able to attend last week’s Save the World.  Mr. Arty Allen, CEO of Live Oak Community Development, facilitated an informative discussion regarding the Highlands Initiative III.

Mr. Allen gave us great insight on his strategy to help improve job creation and economic development in our community.  He believes we need to focus our attention on the assets currently available in our community and evaluate which

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8 Jul
2013

Highlands Initiative III Discussion Forum

Arty Allen

Now is your chance to hear and to be heard! Mr. Arty Allen, CEO of Live Oak Community Development, will be our guest speaker for this week’s Save the World forum. Mr. Allen is conducting the initial feasability study for the Highlands Initiative III, sponsored by the Cookeville Chamber of Commerce. Over the past several days, Mr. Allen has personally interviewed several city and county officials, along with private business men

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TTU President Dr. Philip Oldham, July 11th STW Guest Speaker

TTU President Dr. Philip Oldham, July 11th STW Guest Speaker

We’re just one week away from hearing our next Save the World guest speaker, Dr. Philip Oldham.

As President of Tennessee Tech University, Dr. Oldham is firmly committed to academic excellence and integrity being the bedrock foundation of higher education and believes passionately in the student-centered university.

With significant construction underway on campus, the recent hiring of new coaches, and Dr. Oldham’s unique focus on growing local job opportunities for

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