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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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Legislative Delegation Looks Down the Road at State of the State

West Alabama’s legislative delegation joined members July 10 for Chamber in Session: State of the State, gathering for a panel discussion on issues facing our community. The event was presented by The University of Alabama System. Discussing ...

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PHOTOS: 2019 Chattanooga Benchmarking Trip

More than 120 business owners and executives, elected and appointed officials, non-profit representatives, and community leaders joined the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama July 21-23 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the third annual Benchmarking ...

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Alabama One Hosts July Breakfast & Biz

Chamber members enjoyed early morning networking at Breakfast & Biz, held July 31 at Alabama ONE's Training and Community Center on Jack Warner Parkway. Attendees were treated to custom Frutta Bowls and one lucky attendee took home a gift basket.

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PRESENTING SPONSOR CHILDREN AND TEEN DENTAL

Gold Sponsors Alabama ONE Bryant Conference Center McGiffert and Associates, LLC RiverFall Credit Union Silver Sponsors Mathnasium of Tuscaloosa Ward Scott Architecture, Inc. Favor Bag Sponsor Buffalo Rock Company /Pepsi-Cola Table Sponsors Bryant ...

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Schools, Adopters Celebrate with 2019 AAS Kickoff

The 2019 Adopt-A-School Kickoff Luncheon, held July 31 at the Bryant Conference Center, welcomed more than 400 attendees. Presented by Children & Teen Dental of Alabama, the event included a keynote address by Tommy Glasscock, Assistant State ...

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Members Enjoy August Networking at Bryant Museum

The August Business After Hours event attracted a crowd, as a number of Chamber members turned out for the final networking event of the summer at the Paul W. Bryant Museum, sponsored by Bryant Bank. Attendees enjoyed great food, took home swag ...

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State of the Community Focuses on the Future

All three local officials on Thursday's Chamber in Session: State of the Community panel focused on seizing opportunities to move West Alabama forward. Mayor Donna Aaron of Northport, Mayor Walt Maddox of Tuscaloosa, and Tuscaloosa County Probate ...

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Chamber Members Hit the Golf Course to Support Adopt-A-School

The Rumsey Environmental team was the overall tourney winner at the 29th Annual Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Adopt-A-School Golf Tournament. The team won $250 for each of their designated schools, Big Sandy Elementary and Hillcrest High.  Northport ...

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2019 Chattanooga Benchmarking Trip

More than 120 business owners and executives, elected and appointed officials, non-profit representatives, and community leaders joined the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama July 21-23 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the third annual Benchmarking ...

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Chamber Training Offers Affordable Options for Members

By Sarah Beatty Finding the proper training for your employees - or yourself - can be challenging. Finding that training that fits into your budget and your schedule can be even more challenging. The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is working to ...

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Chamber Adds New Chamber Perk

Free Subscription to RightNow Media Offered to All Members The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama has added a brand-new perk for Chamber members - free access to RightNow Media @ Work. Upon signing up, members will receive access to a streaming ...

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Create Tuscaloosa Partnership Offers Tools for Success

By Sarah Beatty Before Create Tuscaloosa, there was no program to help local artists run the "business" side of their business. Seeing a need, local businesses, organizations, and individuals have partnered to deliver those resources ...

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Women's Leadership Alliance Welcomes Sarah Patterson

The Women's Leadership Alliance of The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama welcomed legendary Alabama Gymnastics Coach Sarah Patterson as guest speaker for their Spring Luncheon March 25, at Hotel Capstone. Patterson, who boasts more than a ...

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Chamber's Jim Page Recognized for Infrastructure Efforts During 2019 Montgomery Drive-In

BCA, AAI EXECUTIVES CITE LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION IN SUPPORT OF REBUILD ALABAMA ACT Jim Page, President and CEO of The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, was recognized during this year’s Montgomery Drive-In visit for his efforts to advance ...

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Chamber Delegation Meets with State Leaders During 2019 Montgomery Drive-In

Ninety Chamber members, business owners, and community leaders headed to the State Capitol April 2-3, for the organization's annual Montgomery Drive-In. The trip, which promotes the Chamber's legislative agenda, provides an opportunity for ...

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