to represent Cocke County
on Governor's Three-Star Program Advisory Board(c)2006 NPT PHOTO BY STEVE BLANCHETT The Cocke County Partnership's executive assistant, Sherry Butler, has been appointed to serve on the Governor's Three-Star Advisory Board for the State of Tennessee.
...NEWPORT-Cocke County Partnership Executive Assistant Sherry Butler has been appointed to serve on the Governor's Three-Star Advisory Board for the State of Tennessee.Butler will represent Cocke County on the Three-Star Advisory Board, which reviews the Three-Star Program guidelines and its impact on the economic growth of Tennessee.
"I am very honored that I've been asked to serve on the Three-Star Advisory Board," said Butler
Three-Star Award Program is a great program that serves as a tool to help communities become successful by creating a favorable climate for economic development activities."I very much look forward to serving with my peers from all three grand divisions of our great state and assisting the Department of Economic and Community Development in reviewing the current guidelines of the Three-Star
program and hopefully enhancing the program," continued Butler
.Butler concluded by saying that serving on this advisory board presents me with the opportunity to represent Newport and Cocke County as well as working toward the betterment of the state as a whole."
understands the Three-Star
Program as well as anyone in the state," said Hurst.
said the Governor's
Three-Star Program, which is administered by the Development Division of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
, is designed as a road map to assist local communities in preserving existing employment, creating new employment opportunities, improving family income, and creating a strong leadership base for economic development."We are pleased to have Sherry
join the advisory board and help us meet the goals of the Three-Star
Program," said Economic and Community Development Assistant Commissioner of Business Services and Community Development Rick Meredith.
said in 2006, 83 counties and four cities in Tennessee were certified through the Three-Star
Program and last year, the Three-Star
Program was recognized by the Southern Growth Policies Board, as a national best practice.