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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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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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