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Calhoun Host Virtual USA Jobs Workshop

February 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Calhoun Host Virtual USA Jobs Workshop

Are you interested in an internship or full-time employment on Redstone Arsenal? Calhoun Career Services is offering a Virtual Federal Jobs Workshop to learn more about the application process on Thursday, February 23 at 1 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Tracey Washington with NASA will be facilitating the discussion. Calhoun students, alumni, and faculty are encouraged…

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$1 Million Grant Brings New Jobs to North AL

February 6, 2023 | Comments Off on $1 Million Grant Brings New Jobs to North AL

(News Release) Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $1 million grant to help a north Alabama airport expand and bring in a new industry creating 250 jobs for the area. Awarded to the Limestone County Commission, the Community Development Block Grant will be used to extend infrastructure needed for an aviation related company to locate…

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Nominations Open for 2023 Miss Athelyne C. Banks Citizen of the Year Award

February 4, 2023 | Comments Off on Nominations Open for 2023 Miss Athelyne C. Banks Citizen of the Year Award

The Chamber invites you to nominate a member of our community for the 2023 Miss Athelyne C. Banks Citizen of the Year award, which honors a resident who reflects dedication, service and faithfulness to our community. The award is presented at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, set for Wednesday, March 29. Last year’s recipient was Sonny…

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Morgan County Eligible for FEMA Assistance

February 4, 2023 | Comments Off on Morgan County Eligible for FEMA Assistance

Morgan County is now eligible for FEMA assistance after the Jan. 12 severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes in Alabama. Individuals, households and businesses in Morgan County can apply for FEMA Individual Assistance, which may include temporary housing assistance, basic home repairs and certain other uninsured disaster-related needs. Those with insurance are also encouraged to…

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Emerging Leaders: Develop a Fire Safety Plan to Protect Your Business

February 2, 2023 | Comments Off on Emerging Leaders: Develop a Fire Safety Plan to Protect Your Business

Our Emerging Leaders event was held at the City of Decatur Fire and Police Training Center in Flint on February 1. Decatur Fire & Rescue Chief Tracy Thornton provided information on how to develop a safety plan to protect your business from fires and other natural disasters. Battalion Chief and Fire Marshal Jason Jones explained…

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Arbor Day Foundation Names Decatur a 2022 Tree City USA®

February 2, 2023 | Comments Off on Arbor Day Foundation Names Decatur a 2022 Tree City USA®

(News Release) Decatur was named a 2022 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management. Decatur achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: maintaining a tree board or department, having a tree care ordinance, dedicating an annual community forestry budget of at…

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Boeing Lands $1.6 Billion Missile Contract 

February 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Boeing Lands $1.6 Billion Missile Contract 

(News Release) Boeing has been selected by the U.S. Air Force as the prime contractor for the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) guidance subsystems support. The contract is worth up to $1.6 billion over 16 years, will be primarily performed in Ogden, Utah, and Heath, Ohio, and is expected to support a significant amount of…

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Applications Open for Second Annual Singing River Trail Launch Tank Business Competition

January 17, 2023 | Comments Off on Applications Open for Second Annual Singing River Trail Launch Tank Business Competition

(News Release) Building off the tremendous success of the first program, Launch2035 is thrilled to announce the second annual Singing River Trail Launch Tank.  Applicants with big ideas, community solutions, and emerging business endeavors may apply online now. The finale event, which is open to the public, will take place on March 20, 2023 at…

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Calhoun to Host Military and Veterans College and Career Workshop

January 11, 2023 | Comments Off on Calhoun to Host Military and Veterans College and Career Workshop

Calhoun Community College will host its very first Military and Veterans College and Career Workshop. This free event will be held on Tuesday, February 21 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on the college’s Huntsville campus in the Sparkman Building Lobby. According to Jimmy H. Baker, Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), this…

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Chamber’s Three Leadership Development Programs Meet in Nov. and Dec.

January 3, 2023 | Comments Off on Chamber’s Three Leadership Development Programs Meet in Nov. and Dec.

The Chamber’s three leadership development programs – Excellence, Edge and Equip – continued to meet throughout the fall and into the winter, reaching halfway points in each while continuing to develop the next generation of leaders in Decatur-Morgan County. Excellence in Leadership – the Chamber’s flagship leader development program for professionals – met in November…

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