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Members Hit the Golf Course for AAS Tourney

The Harrison Construction Company team was the overall tourney winner at the 30th Annual Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Adopt-A-School Golf Tournament. The team won $500 for each of their designated school, Rock Quarry Elementary.   Northport...

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Leadership Tuscaloosa Class of 2020-21 Named

Thirty-eight people have been selected for the 2020-21 class of Leadership Tuscaloosa, a nine-month leadership development program.  Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, the program is designed to make each selected participant...

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Chamber Receives Reaccreditation

Senior Staff also reaccredited as chamber executives The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama has received the Accredited Alabama Chamber of Commerce distinction (AACC), along with eight other Alabama chambers of commerce. The Accredited Alabama...

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Small Business Relief Fund Has Assisted More Than 260 Businesses

  Following the latest round of awards, the Small Business Relief Fund has now disbursed $1,167,471 to local small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The partnership between the Chamber and the Community Foundation of West Alabama has assisted 267...

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Ivey Reappoints Chamber's Donny Jones to Alabama Workforce Council

Contact:  Amy Materson, (205) 391-0563 GOV. KAY IVEY REAPPOINTS CHAMBER’S DONNY JONES TO ALABAMA WORKFORCE COUNCIL TUSCALOOSA, AL | July 10, 2020 – Governor Kay Ivey has reappointed Donny Jones, Chief Operating Officer for the...

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2020 Transportation Summit Tackles Current, Future Projects

    Local, State Elected Officials Provide Project Updates to Summit Attendees   Chamber members were updated on local, state, and federal projects during the 2020 Transportation Summit – held virtually – July 9, and...

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Mayor and Councilor Team up with Chamber for Small Business Relief Fund Check Distribution

    City's Elevate Funds Help Small Businesses Across Tuscaloosa   Following the latest round of awards, the Small Business Relief Fund has now assisted local small businesses with $854,661 in relief funds. On Friday, June...

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Forerunners Program Graduates 2019-20 Class

Congratulations to the Forerunners Class of 2019-20, who overcame great challenges during the nine-month program to complete West Alabama’s premier leadership program for high school students.   The objective of Forerunners is to help...

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Chamber Partners with U.S. Chamber for Inequality Initiative

  National townhall event to take place June 25   The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to address inequality of opportunity, with an initiative to kick off with a national townhall...

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Apply Now for Leadership Tuscaloosa Class of 2021

  Premier leadership program now accepting applicants for next class   The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 class of Leadership Tuscaloosa, West Alabama's premier leadership...

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Gov. Kay Ivey to Speak at State of the State, June 18

  University of Alabama System to present virtual conference   Governor Kay Ivey will serve as the featured speaker at the Chamber's annual Chamber in Session: State of the State event, held Thursday, June 18 at noon. Presented by...

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Small Business Relief Fund Awards Reach $200,000

Chamber, Community Foundation fund benefits 95 local businesses   Following the latest round of awards, the Small Business Relief Fund has now disbursed $200,000. The partnership between the Chamber and the Community Foundation of West...

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Small Business Relief Fund Awards Top More than $140,000

Sixty local businesses benefit from Chamber, Community Foundation fund   Following a third round of funding disbursement today, the Small Business Relief Fund has now awarded $140,000 in funds to 60 local businesses. The fund, a...

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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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