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TRVA 44th Annual Meeting Schedule of Events

Monday, October 4th, 2010

TRVA 44th Annual Meeting Clarion Inn & Suites Hotel Gatlinburg, Tennessee Schedule of Events Monday October 18, 2010 10:00AM Golf Outing, Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course 5:30PM Welcome Reception, James K. Polk Penthouse Suite Tuesday October 19, 2010 Governor John Sevier Conference Center 8:00AM TRVA Board of Directors Meeting 8:00AM Registration Desk Opens 9:15AM Morning Session: […]

TRVA 2010 “Janice L. Jones” Friend of the Valley Award

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Nashville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to be Honored Recipient of the 2010 TRVA-TCWC “Janice L. Jones” Friend of the Valley Award The Tennessee River Valley Association announced on October 1, 2010 the recipient of their prestigious “Janice L. Jones” Friend of the Valley Award for 2010 would be the Nashville District, U.S. Army […]

TRVA 44th Annual Meeting

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Mark Your Calendar Now & Plan to Attend TRVA’s 44th Annual Meeting Tennessee River Valley Association 44th Annual Meeting will be held on October 18th & 19th, 2010 at the Clarion Inn & Suites Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee at 1100 Parkway near the entrance to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. There is very much […]

TRVA Op-Ed in June 19, 2010 Tennessean

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Chickamauga Lock: Important to Navigation and Recreation The Tennessee River provides tremendous benefits and opportunities for Commercial Navigation, Recreation and the Environment throughout the Tennessee Valley Region. Recreational boaters, who according to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) contribute in excess of $20 million to the Tennessee Valley economy annually, and commercial navigation share many of […]

TRVA-TCWC Board of Directors Unanimously Endorse Recommendations for IWTF

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

During a meeting of the Board of Directors in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday April 30, 2010, The Tennessee River Valley Association and Tennessee-Cumberland Waterways Council Board of Directors voted to Unanimously Endorse the Recommendations of the Inland Marine Transportation System Capital Investment Strategy Team for the Inland Waterways Trust Fund (IWTF). Background: The Bush and […]

Waterways Contribute to National Security

Monday, April 26th, 2010

America’s waterways have historically made, and continue to make important contributions to a competitive economy and energy conservation. They also continue to make valuable contributions to America’s national security and defense. During World War II, the Atlantic Intracostal Waterway functioned as a critical transportation route for military supplies bound for Europe, secure from the threat […]

Association of Tennessee Valley Governments Adopts Resolution in Support of Chickamauga Lock Construction

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Association Of Tennessee Valley Governments Resolution A RESOLUTION to call upon the Governors and Congressional Delegations of the Seven-state Tennessee Valley Authority Region to make it known to federal policy Makers and to their colleagues in the United States Congress of their support for Legislation that will provide funding to continue without suspension, construction through […]

Coalition of Alabama Waterways Associations Adopts Resolution in Support of Chickamauga Lock Project

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

The Coalition of Alabama Waterways Associations is a regional organization composed of Waterway Associations in the Southeastern United States dedicated to the continued development, improvement, and modernization of our Nation’s Inland Waterway Transportation System. During the CAWA Annual Meeting in Montgomery, Alabama on January 5, 2010 the seven member organizations unanimously adopted a resolution offered by […]

Inland Waterways Users Board Endorses Recommendations of the Inland Marine Transportation System Capital Investment Strategy Team

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Info from WCI Release and attached presentation from Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting in New Orleans on December 15, 2009: Hoey – IMTS Capital Inv Strategy 12-15-2009 Inland Waterways Users Board Endorses Recommendations of the Inland Marine Transportation System Capital Investment Strategy Team (White Paper Working Group) At their final meeting of 2009, the Inland Waterways […]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces 2010 Closure Schedule

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces Closure Schedule for 2010 and Proposed 2011 During his presentation to the TRVA Annual Meeting, the Chief of the Nashville District’s Navigation Branch, Jeff Ross updated TRVA and guests on maintenance plans for the Tennessee and Cumberland River Systems locks in 2010-2011.  The schedule follows: Calendar Year 2010 Fort […]