Cleveland/Bradley Innovation Center tenants, Barry and Kim Currin present an all new entertainment website called features blogs and information on sports, music, food and other topics with a humorous slant. There’s always something new, so drop by often. You can also shop for official Beaver Dam and Catfish County Athletic Department clothing.

Each week during football season, the network presents “SEC Pigskin Picks,” featuring Coach Billy Jack Hoover, Chely Sizemore and Professor Thorndike Sinclair. The crew gives SEC football predictions on all games involving SEC teams. Plus, Chely always reports from the Slobber Knocker Game of the Week. The crew is… well, crazy, for lack of a better term. But they’re dead serious about football. During 2012, their record was 96 and 16. That’s not too shabby, but Coach Billy Jack vows to do better this year. Listen to SEC Pigskin Picks every Thursday night during football season at 6 p.m. Eastern / 5 p.m. Central on The Sports Drive on 101.3 The BuzzClick here to listen! You can also download the Podcast on iTunes. Just search SEC Pigskin Picks.  


It’s Fall Festival Time in Tennessee!!!

Looking for some fun activities to do with the family?  Join the Cleveland/Bradley Business Incubator at two of the upcoming fall festivals taking place in our area!!! 

 On Saturday, October 12, CBBI will have a booth at the Pumpkintown Festival in Athens, TN.  The festival begins at 10 a.m. and continues through the day with live entertainment and a variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy.  There is even a Mr. and Miss Pumpkintown Pagent and a pumpkin carving contest!  For more information about the event, please visit

 On Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, CBBI will be at the 2013 Cleveland Apple Festival.    The event kicks off Saturday, October 19th from 10:00am-7:00pm and continues on Sunday, October 20th from 1:00pm-6:00pm. This annual festival offers a juried art and craft show, live music, food booths, pony and hay rides, entertainment, children’s activities and much more!  For information about the Cleveland Apple Festival please visit

Fitness Center Open to Incubator Tenants

Cleveland State Community College’s Fitness Center is now available to businesses housed at the Cleveland/Bradley Business Incubator and Innovation Center.  Hours of operation are Monday- Thursday 8:00am- 6:00pm and Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm.  If interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please see Hurley Buff, Incubator Director to fill out an application and to obtain your Fitness Center pass.

Practical Networking Group

Our own Brenda Gossett (Massage & Body Works of Cleveland, Suite 204) has started a networking group that has really taken off.  She has asked me to invite everyone here to come and bring friends.  This network is open to everyone.

 The next meeting is set for this coming Monday, Sept. 9th from Noon until 2 p.m. in the Conference Room.  There is no charge for attending, but do bring your own lunch.

Women’s Summit

The ladies of the Incubator have represented us well at this year’s Women’s Summit in Chattanooga. They tell me it was productive and fun. Big thanks to Dana Teasley and the Tenant’s Alliance for putting this trip together.

Thanks to our volunteers!!!

Just want to send out a big thank you to everyone who participated in the Campus Clean-up Day. I can’t remember the Incubator building looking better! Remember that the Board of Regents will be touring the Incubator on Thursday Sept. 20th. Also, we will have dignitaries touring the Incubator on Friday Sept. 28th. Please try to be in office on those days to help greet our guests.