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Human Trafficking: Women’s Leadership Alliance welcomes Lt. Darren Beams

  The Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Alliance welcomed Lt. Darren Beams, Commander of the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force, as guest speaker for the group’s November 5 Lunch and Learn, presented by the Radiology...

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Apply to be a Chamber Ambassador by November 30

  Looking for a way to expand your network? Apply to become a Chamber Ambassador! Chamber Ambassadors are an active group of volunteers who welcome new members to the Chamber and share ways to get the most out of their membership through an...

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Women's Leadership Alliance to Address Human Trafficking

The Women's Leadership Alliance will welcome Lt. Darren Beams from the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force for their Winter Lunch & Learn, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5 at 11:30 am. Presented by The Radiology Clinic, the event will be...

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Diversity Summit Tackles the Future of Work

The Diverse Business Council of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama held the 6th Annual Diversity Summit October 21, presented by Cadence Bank. Focusing on the “Future of Work,” this year’s Diversity Summit featured a virtual...

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Chamber in Session: State of the Community features Mayors, Probate Judge

  The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama welcomed local officials for the 2020 Chamber in Session: State of the Community, presented by TTL, Inc. on October 15. Matt Feller, Vice Chair for Public Policy for the Chamber’s Board of...

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2020 Diversity Summit to Focus on 'Future of Work'

  The Diverse Business Council will address the Future of Work during this year’s Diversity Summit, which will be held via virtual platform Wednesday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and presented by Cadence Bank.   This...

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Chamber Announces Staff Promotion

  The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama announces the promotion of Kimberly Adams to Vice President for Membership and Investor Relations. Adams has served as Director of Membership and Investor Relations since 2013. In that role, she leads...

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Chamber CEO Appointed to International Association Board

Jim Page appointed to board of directors for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives   The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has appointed Jim Page, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, to serve...

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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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