Open House &â€ˆRibbon Cutting held
By: Wm. K. Robbins, Executive Director,
Byrdstown-Pickett Chamber of Commerce
The Welcome Center is now officially open. According to the guest register on Friday, 104 people came out for the open house and ribbon cutting.
It is with much appreciation and gratitude to everyone that pitched in to make it happen and that everything was finished in time for the open house.
This was accomplished with the cooperation and hard work of this community; the Welcome Center is officially open and ready to service the county, the community and the Upper Cumberland region.
We want to recognize the Town of Byrdstown and our appreciation to the Honorable Chris Thompson, who with the assistance of Eric Pierce, Kelvin Beaty and Frankie Mullins who pitched in with the relocation of the Borderlands exhibit and then the work from hanging the porch swing, to hanging pictures, and moving and positioning displays. We want to thank Retta Reagan and Farmhouse Restaurant for providing the delicious food for the open house.
In addition, the Chamber of Commerce wants to recognize the Chamberâ€™s Secretary / Treasurer Lana Rossi and our volunteers Carolyn Franklin, Diana Dowdy, Hazel Rausch, Brian Raef, Dave Harer, Keith and Hollie Robbins who have continued to donate their time, experience and resources, collaborating in a way that adds so much value back to the community. Thank you! It has indeed been an honor and privilege to work with these people towards the betterment of this community.