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  • Marilyn Barbee
    Department of Human Services

  • Dianne Honeycutt
    Bank of Tipton

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  • Willie Mae Chaney
    Bancorp South

  • Ed Timberlake
    Board Member Emeritus

  • Eat Fresh. Buy Local.

    Follow the water tower and find us located at 117 North Main Street Covington, TN 38019!

    The Covington Court Square Farmers Market strives to provide the Tipton County community with the areas freshest produce, value-added food products, plants, and hand crafted items.

    During season, the Market is open on:

    Tuesdays 8:00am – 2:00pm

    Thursdays 12:00pm – 6:00pm

    Saturdays 8:00am – 2:00pm  

    Interested in becoming a vendor? We are always accepting new Farmers Market vendors!

    Please review the Farmers Market State Compliance Guide before considering selling at the farmers market.

    CLICK HERE to download a Vendor Application!

    Call 901-476-9727 for further details.

  • Applications Open for 2019 TOTAL Youth Leadership Program

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    August 01, 2019
    What is TOTAL?  The Total Leadership Program in Tipton County is a joint project of the Covington-Tipton County and South Tipton County Chambers of Commerce.  The program commenced in 1998 and was later developed for youth with the same concept. TOTAL provides a learning experience to help develop community awareness and leadership skills.  The program focuses on current issues and concerns in Tipton County.

    What is the Benefit?  TOTAL provides a better understanding of the community.  Participants will become motivated to discover their own leadership traits and become better informed, committed and qualified individuals who can contribute unique knowledge and skills to Tipton County.

    Objectives.   To identify, train and nurture potential leaders who might otherwise not be recognized; to further enhance and develop communication, decision making skills, and varying approaches to leadership; to encourage initiative and creativity; to have an increased awareness of community needs, opportunities, problems and resources; to become responsible, ethical leaders committed to active community involvement.

    Program Timeline and Information.  The program begins in September each year and concludes in April/May of the following year.  Sessions include:  Teambuilding, Criminal Justice, Quality of Life, Education, Economic Development, Health Care, and Government.  To avoid conflicts, students should compare their schedule with the dates listed for each session.

    Participation. Youth participation is open to any high school junior (11th grade) from Brighton, Covington and Munford High Schools, Tipton Rosemark Academy and Tipton Christian Academy.  They must be residents of Tipton County, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be certified by the School Site Coordinator.  Final selection is made by an Advisory Board and is based on involvement in school and community organizations and activities; offices held; and, honors and awards .

    Successful Completion.  To complete this program and receive certification, students must commit to attend all sessions.  Attendance at the first session, Teambuilding, is required in order to continue the program.  No exceptions.  The project,"Livin in Tiptonis an integral part of Total Youth Leadership and must be completed.  It is not optional.

    Tuition.   A tuition fee of $150 per person is payable at or before the opening reception. Tuition fees fund about one-half of actual participant cost.  Program sponsors underwrite the remaining costs.  Costs include meals and transportation to and from program locations during sessions, program materials, etc.  Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from for most sessions.  Buses will transport students from designated places for the September, November and February sessions.

    Applications.  The dates for sessions will be published by August 1st.  Please review the schedule prior to completion of application. Applications can be completed online. Deadline for submission of application is August 21st.
    Lauren Fletcher, Executive Director
    lauren@covington-tiptoncochamber.com, 901-476-9727
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