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Greene County to Host Women in Sports and Tourism Event

Oct 18, 2018

The Tourism Department of the Greene County Partnership and its Sports Council announced today that they will host the first annual “High Tops to High Heels” a Celebration of Women in Sports and Tourism Luncheon” on Wednesday, October 31 from 11:30-1 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church located at 400 West Main Street in Greeneville.

The Luncheon, sponsored by Consumer Credit Union, will feature two dynamic speakers; East Tennessee State University’s head women’s basketball coach Brittney Ezell and Barbara Wolke, Senior Vice President of the Convention & Visitors Bureau in Rutherford County, TN and board member of the Southeast Tourism Society. 

“October is National Women’s Small Business Month and we, as a committee, are very excited to have this opportunity to celebrate women in the two very important economic drivers in our community,” stated Tammy Kinser, Director of Tourism for the Greene County Partnership.  “Our Sports Council and Tourism Task Force feels that this luncheon will be a complement to our already successful Sports Council Luncheon that we presently host each summer.”

Additional sponsors include Heritage Community Bank, Creamy Cup and American Greetings. 

Much more information will be forthcoming in the weeks ahead.  Tickets for the luncheon are $15 each and will be available at the Greene County Partnership/Chamber of Commerce office located at 115 Academy Street Monday through Friday from 8:30-5 p.m.  beginning August 31. 

For more information on this event, please contact Jama Long at 423-620-0907 or Tammy Kinser at 423-638-4111 or email

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