Come visit a holiday event. While you are here, take some time to sample some of the food and shopping in Hickman County. Yes, it is looking and feeling a lot like Christmas!
The Centerville Christmas Parade
December 6, 2009 at 2:00pm
The Hickman County Chamber of Commerce and the South Central Tennessee Railroad proudly sponsor the arrival of Santa Claus in Centerville on Saturday, December 12, 2009. This will mark the 5th year for the visit of the jolly old elf. The Senior Citizen Center will be the host for the event. Santa will be aboard the Grinders Switch Express—South Central Tennessee Train arriving at 10 A.M. Train sets will be given away during the event. Come join us as we welcome Santa Claus to Centerville.
The East Hickman Christmas Parade
December 13, 2009 at 2:00pm
From East Elementary School to East Hickman High School
About Daryl Phillips, CEcD
I am a professional economic developer. I presently work for communities and companies in developing and implementing workforce and economic development solutions as CEO of Phillips Economic Development Solutions (Phi EDS).
Prior to September 2017, I was the economic development professional who served a community team of elected officials, business people, community leaders and dedicated stakeholders for economic development in Cheatham County, Tennessee (pop. 39,880) and its four towns. During my five-year tenure, I served the team as Cheatham County grew over 1,700 jobs, turned around population declines at the start of this decade into healthy population growth, increased tourism expenditures 20.3% and local tax revenue from tourism 25.4%, grew sales tax revenue 36%, focused on developing the local workforce and was recognized by SmartAsset as having the 9th highest Incoming Investment Index of all the 95 counties in Tennessee.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council and hold a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.