• Chamber Sponsors Coloring Contest

    Pick up a coloring page and join in on the fun, grades PreK-4th. Winning entries will be displayed during Copperhill’s Olde Town Christmas event. Coloring pages available at all elementary schools, Chamber of Commerce office, and the Boys & Girls Club. Deadline to enter is Monday, November 23.

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  • WELCOME – New Members

    We’d like welcome some new members to the Polk County Chamber of Commerce family – Cash Express, LLC – Located in downtown Benton, Cash Express offers several different loan options to meet different needs. In addition, they offer check cashing and notary services The Store – Located at the intersection of Hwy. 30 and Kimsey […]

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  • Polk County – a Fall 2020 Staycation Destination

    The Chamber of Commerce recently spent a day with Jess Raby from WDEF filming for an upcoming Fall Staycation 2020 segment for the Let’s Chatt morning talk show. Filming took us, literally, from one end of the county to another, highlighting all the things that make Polk County a terrific choice for a Fall Staycation […]

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  • For the Love of Polk County, 2021 calendar photo winners

    Our first photo calendar contest was a HUGE success – 135 absolutely breathtaking entries. Congratulations to all our winners! Honorable Mention photos will be our new social media cover photos in the very near future, both Facebook and Instagram. Calendar winners will be the featured monthly pages in our calendar. Get yours on preorder now, […]

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  • The Chamber Welcomes The Copper Express

    Hop aboard The Copper Express, sit back and relax in the open-air carts as you cruise the downtown area of sister cities Copperhill, TN and McCaysville, GA. You can also reserve the 13 or 15-passenger bus for shuttle or tour service to any of the area’s wineries, breweries, casinos, orchards, or just town-to-town to visit […]

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  • Welcome New Member – Copper Mine Candle Co.

    Home of the lotion candle, all-natural hand-poured lotion candles made of shea butter, soy, vitamin E, Aragon, and lanolin, Copper Mine Candle Co. is located at 102 Ocoee Street in Copperhill. They carry soft soaps, bath fizzes, sprays, scrubs, and an assortment of related items, all hand-poured in the store. Available scents vary by the […]

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  • 2021 Photo Calendar Contest Entry Form

    Download and complete your entry form for the 2021 photo calendar contest. ALL entries must have a completed and signed entry form to be considered. For additional information, contact the Chamber office at (423) 338-5040 or via email at westoffice@ocoeecountry.com.

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  • 2021 Photo Calendar Contest

    Polk County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a 2021 photo calendar contest, with what hopes to become an annual event.  There is no entry fee to submit photos, with the only requirements being pictures must be taken inside Polk County, photographer must be an amateur, and no identifiable person(s) are in submitted photos.  The 2021 […]

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  • INCREASE IN WHITEWATER TRAFFIC

    The spring rafting season was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, so things got off to a slow start on the river this year. However, according to a recent article in The Polk County News quoting Cascade Outoors owner Kip Gee, July 2020 saw a 30% increase in commercial rafting compared to July 2019. In […]

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  • HIKE TO TOP OF BIG FROG MOUNTAIN

    On November 27th, six members of the Cherokee Hiking Club made the hike to the top of Big Frog, utilizing the Lick Log Trail.  This trail was constructed in part by the Civilian Conservation Corps out of the camp at Tumbling Creek in the 1930’s. From the trailhead on Forest Service Road 221, the trail […]

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