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Shabarbara Best-Everett

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Ms. Best-Everett has authored 12 books, is a noted publisher, motivational speaker and an advocate for anti-bullying and suicide prevention.  She attributes her success to the counseling and training provided by the TSBDC at Austin Peay State University. 

The TSBDC was instrumental in assisting this business primarily through the development of a comprehensive marketing plan. The center also encouraged her to become a member of the Clarksville Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce to enhance networking opportunities. As part of the marketing plan the TSBDC drafted articles on behalf of Ms. Best-Everett for a media campaign. The firm as a result, was featured in an article published in the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle (the largest subscription based newspaper in the region). The article spoke of the opportunities for businesses participating in the Combat Boots to Business initiative which placed emphasis on veteran-owned businesses.

Other media outlets that featured Ms. Best-Everett’s business included, Fort Campbell’s Courier and The Eagle Post. In addition Ms. Best-Everett has been seen on Nashville television’s Perfect Peace Unlimited broadcast and in interviews with Army Clinics in Kentucky and Tennessee. 

A state recognized celebrity, Mrs. Tennessee has teamed up with Ms. Best- Everett in a continuing fight against bullying.  Mrs. Tennessee has been promoting Mrs. Best-Everett’s books such as; “Stop Bullying Me,” “No More Cyber Bullying,” and the activity book, “Stop Bullying Me, Elementary – Pre-School.” 

In her determination to make a difference, Ms. Best-Everett has been invited to speak to students, counselors, and principals in Montgomery and Davidson counties and other surrounding schools.  Moreover, she has been a speaker at day care centers, Head Start programs and public libraries. 

Ms. Best-Everett continues to write inspiring books and will continue to promote a more civil community throughout the state of Tennessee.  In that role, the future looks brighter for us all.   

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