Marshall County Pitches Remote Worker & Digital Innovation Hub at TVA Pitch Event


Marshall County and Lewisburg, Tennessee joined 8 other communities in participating in the TVA Community Innovation Academy that resulted in a project to turn a building near downtown Lewisburg into a MarCo POLO - Marshall County Public Online Learning Organization - that will teach remote working, entrepreneurship and computer coding while providing co-working and maker space. Here's a link to Marshall County's presentation.

Communities that Participated in the Event Were:

  • Shoals, AL Team – Bridging the Digital Divide for Regional Businesses
  • Catoosa County, GA Team – A New Prescription for Workforce Housing
  • Huntsville, AL Team – Scaling Childcare Access in Northern Alabama
  • Tullahoma, TN Team – Tackling the Tech Worker Challenge in Tullahoma
  • Bowling Green, KY Team – Solving a Community Market Research Problem
  • Oxford, MS Team – Futurizing the Entrepreneurs’ Journey
  • Memphis, TN Team – A New Model for Community Collaboration
  • Marshall County, TN Team – When Remote Work Meets Economic Mobility
  • Northeast TN Team – Using Diversity to Aid the Workforce Crisis
The MarCo POLO team in Marshall County will now be working to find funding for the project and partners like T.W. Frierson and Lewisburg Printing Company that provided desktop computers, printers, tables and chairs and more to help equip the digital innovation hub.