Come as you are, but stay in your car… Great Memories from Drive-in Movie Theaters

Most drive-in theaters will not be able to afford the digital projectors required when new movies soon will cease to be released on film. Honda is sponsoring an initiative to help save drive-ins including donating projectors to the drive-ins that receive the five highest vote totals. Pink Cadillac Drive-In just outside Centerville is the nearest one participating.  Plus, it was in the neighborhood where I grew up.  To vote for the Pink Cadillac, visit and for  general information on Project Drive-in, go to

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.
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