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Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
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Encounter Oak Ridge


Encounter Oak Ridge is a new four-session program designed to introduce Oak Ridge to new residents, new employees and everyone interested in learning more about the community where they live and/or work. Participants will be introduced to the unique aspects of Oak Ridge – a small, southern town with international influence and impact.

Each session will focus on different aspects of the Oak Ridge community.
Session 1 – “Opening the Gates: An Introduction to Oak Ridge”
Session 2 – “The Federal Presence & Oak Ridge Partners: $3B in Your Backyard”
Session 3 – “Challenges & Opportunities: City and County Leaders and the Issues They Face”
Session 4 – “A Week in Oak Ridge: Enrichment Opportunities & Quality of Life”

Encounter Oak Ridge is limited to 20 participants and the per person cost is $375. The four session series are held in the Spring and Fall.

For more information, please contact Greta Ownby.

To download a brochure on the program, click here