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Fall Golf, Fellowship and Networking in North Alabama

October 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Fall Golf, Fellowship and Networking in North Alabama

The Chamber’s Fall Golf Classic – presented by Adams Beverages – welcomed more than 100 members representing companies from across north Alabama to Burningtree County Club on October 7. The annual event is always a great opportunity for networking, fellowship and hospitality at one of the most beautiful and challenging courses in north Alabama. Congratulations…

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Toray to Double Production Capacity at its Carbon Fiber Plant in Decatur

October 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Toray to Double Production Capacity at its Carbon Fiber Plant in Decatur

(News Release) – Toray Composite Materials America, Inc., the world’s leading producer of carbon fiber and advanced composite materials, is pleased to announce a significant upgrade of its carbon fiber facility located in Decatur, Alabama. The $15 million investment will double the production capacity of the high-performance TORAYCA™ T1100 carbon fiber and add critical redundancy.…

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Emerging Leaders: Personal Development for Professional Growth

October 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Emerging Leaders: Personal Development for Professional Growth

Business owner and leadership trainer, Keith Jackson spoke to the Chamber’s Emerging Leaders event on October 5, at the training center for Jackson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Keith explained how personal development has made a difference in his life and business and how you can use it learn new skills to promote professional growth. Keith…

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Chamber Launches Total Resource Campaign, Offering Marketing Opportunities to the Business Community

October 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Chamber Launches Total Resource Campaign, Offering Marketing Opportunities to the Business Community

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the start of our annual Total Resource Campaign (TRC) that will match local businesses with marketing opportunities to put them in front of their target audiences. This year’s volunteer led initiative, Connect 22, will be chaired by Dr. Jimmy Hodges, president of Calhoun Community College.…

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Hartselle City Schools Breaks Ground on New Crestline Elementary School

September 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Hartselle City Schools Breaks Ground on New Crestline Elementary School

On Friday, September 30, Hartselle City Schools broke ground on a new Crestline Elementary School on the same property as the current campus, just south of the existing structure. Construction will soon begin on a 105,000 square foot building with 65 classrooms to serve over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K through fourth grade. The current…

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Walter Jackson Elementary Selected as National Blue Ribbon School

September 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Walter Jackson Elementary Selected as National Blue Ribbon School

Congratulations to Walter Jackson Elementary in Decatur for being one of five schools in the state named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. National Blue Ribbon Schools serve as…

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Groundbreaking for Fairfield by Marriott in Downtown Decatur

September 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Groundbreaking for Fairfield by Marriott in Downtown Decatur

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce had great crowd for our groundbreaking on September 13  for the Fairfield by Marriott located at the corner of East Moulton and Second Avenue in downtown Decatur. The new 80-room, four story hotel will have an indoor pool, fitness center and meeting room. City and community leaders are excited…

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Survey Asks What Restaurants, Retail and Residential Options People Want in Downtown Decatur

September 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Survey Asks What Restaurants, Retail and Residential Options People Want in Downtown Decatur

On September 6, Main Street Alabama began a market study focusing on economic impact, recruitment and business development opportunities that will make downtown Decatur an even better place to visit, live, work and do business. The free market study requires a community survey to be conducted to acquire necessary data. In partnership with the Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority,…

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Breakfast & Biz: Becoming a Better Leader in Today’s Complex Work Environment

August 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Breakfast & Biz: Becoming a Better Leader in Today’s Complex Work Environment

At the Chamber’s Breakfast and Biz event on August 11, motivational speaker and author Lemzel Johnson spoke about how to become a better leader in today’s complex work environment. Lemzel kept the crowd of around 50 people engaged with demonstrations that show how to focus on being a better you so you can encourage, impact…

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Partners-In-Education Breakfast Connects Businesses and Industries with Local Schools

August 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Partners-In-Education Breakfast Connects Businesses and Industries with Local Schools

More than 150 business leaders, principals and school personnel came together for Chamber’s annual Partners-In-Education Breakfast & Work Session on August 18 at the DoubleTree by Hilton.  During the work session, business and industry leaders worked with the local school they are partnered with to develop plans on how they can work together to support…

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