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Small Business Relief Fund Awards More than $40,000 in Second Round of Funding

Another eighteen local businesses benefit from Chamber, Community Foundation fund In its second round of funding disbursement, the Small Business Relief Fund is awarding over $40,000 in funds to 18 local businesses today. The fund, a partnership ...

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SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF FUND TO DISBURSE $60,000 IN FIRST ROUND OF FUNDING

Eighteen local businesses to benefit from Chamber, Community Foundation fund The Small Business Relief Fund has awarded over $60,000 in funds to 18 local businesses in the first round of funding today. The fund, a partnership between the Chamber ...

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Apply Now: Leadership Tuscaloosa Class of 2020-21

Applications are now being accepted for the Leadership Tuscaloosa Class of 2020-21.    West Alabama’s premier leadership program, Leadership Tuscaloosa plays a role in shaping the positive direction of participants who have a ...

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COVID-19 Update from your Chamber

Like you, the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is focused on safety and health of our community. We’re communicating with our local public health officials and our local governments about COVID-19 and the impact on public ...

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Montgomery Drive-In 2020: 80+ Attendees meet with State Leaders

Please scroll down for attendee list. The 2020 Montgomery Drive-In, presented by the University of Alabama System, was held March 11-12 and included more than 80 Chamber members and business leaders. The event is one of the Chamber's ...

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The Chamber held the third annual Celebrate Local Thursday

The Chamber held the third annual Celebrate Local Thursday, March 5 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The event, which attracted hundreds of attendees, showcased local boutiques, shops, restaurants and service providers, and provided exclusive ...

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Celebrate Local Event to be held March 5 at Tuscaloosa River Market

Come help us Celebrate Local! Going into its 3rd year, Celebrate Local brings community members and local merchants together for a one-of-a-kind social, shopping and tasting event to highlight the locally owned, independent businesses. This event ...

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Camgian Microsystems Hosts Business After Hours at The EDGE

We had a great time at February's Business After Hours, presented by Camgian Microsystems and held at The Edge. Attendees were treated to a scavenger hunt that took them on a tour of the facility, and enjoyed great food and ...

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Women’s Leadership Alliance Welcomes Mayor Maddox

Women’s Leadership Alliance Welcomes Mayor Maddox   The Women's Leadership Alliance welcomed Mayor Walt Maddox as the guest speaker for their February lunch-and-learn, where he addressed topics ranging from the police chief search to ...

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CHAMBER HONORS TOP VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019 AT ANNUAL CELEBRATION; TRIPP POWELL NAMED MEMBER OF THE YEAR

CHAMBER HONORS TOP VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019 AT ANNUAL CELEBRATION; TRIPP POWELL NAMED MEMBER OF THE YEAR  More than 500 members in attendance at awards event  The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama recognized top volunteers for 2019 during its ...

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Bancorp South Hosts First Networking Event of the Year

Chamber members had a great time at the first networking event of 2020, hosted by Bancorp South. Breakfast & Biz, a quarterly event designed for Chamber members unable to attend evening functions, lets attendees enjoy connecting with fellow ...

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Chamber Welcomes New Board, Names Executive Committee

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama has installed new members to its Board of Directors, and named the Executive Committee for 2020. Nominated for a second term are Thomas Dedrick, Raymond James; Chris Gunter, Buffalo Rock/Pepsi; Tim Harrison, ...

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Chamber to launch New Membership Luncheon

The Chamber will introduce a new event for members in 2020 – a quarterly Membership Luncheon. Designed to provide an opportunity for the Chamber to share local business insights, the event will allow attendees to get updates, network, and be ...

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Young Tuscaloosa Holds Spring Social

Young Tuscaloosa held their spring social at Session Bar January 22, featuring a nacho bar by Central Mesa. The group will hold an Involvement Luncheon January 28 at the District Room. For more information on Young Tuscaloosa events, visit their ...

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Celebrate Local Vendors Named

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama will host the third annual Celebrate Local event, presented by Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports, at the Tuscaloosa River Market Thursday, March 5 from noon to 7 p.m., and has selected this year’s ...

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Experts Assess Labor Force, Consumer Confidence at State of the Economy

Chamber members from a range of industries turned out to hear from economic experts at Chamber in Session: State of the Economy, presented by Raymond James. The event, held at Embassy Suites November 7, looked at the current health of the local, ...

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2019 Civic Hall of Fame Class Inducted in Ceremony

The 2019 Class of the Tuscaloosa County Civic Hall of Fame was inducted Thursday, October 24 at a ceremony held at the Tuscaloosa River Market. Honored in this year's class were: Benjamin H. Barnes (Unknown-1928) Ellen Peter Bryce (1841-1929) ...

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Local Businesses Honored at Alabama Retail Day

Three local businesses were honored October 22, as retailers across the state were recognized during Alabama Retail Day. At a ceremony in Birmingham, the Alabama Retail Association named UGO Convenience Delivery as Alabama's Emerging Retailer of ...

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Forerunners Experience the Simulated Society

The 2019-20 class of Forerunners, a leadership program for Tuscaloosa area youth, completed SIMSOC, a simulated society program designed to teach various aspects of sociology, political science, and communication skills. Participants deal with issues ...

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Tuscaloosa County Civic Hall of Fame to Induct 2019 Class

Each year, The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama honors “civic giants” that have made an impact on the quality, livability and economic progress of our community. The Civic Hall of Fame was born during The Chamber’s 100th ...

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