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Decatur Utilities Announces Installation of Two Level 3 Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers

May 16, 2024 | Comments Off on Decatur Utilities Announces Installation of Two Level 3 Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers

Decatur Utilities, in partnership with TVA, the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), City of Decatur and Seven States Power Corporation, is excited to announce the installation of two Level 3 Fast Electric Vehicle charging stations in the parking lot off Holly St. located between the Princess Theatre and the Cook Museum of…

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May SuperStar Teacher: Celebrating Shana Bryson at Brewer High School

May 15, 2024 | Comments Off on May SuperStar Teacher: Celebrating Shana Bryson at Brewer High School

Mrs. Shana Bryson, a 12th grade AP Government and Economics teacher at Brewer High School in Somerville, is the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s SuperStar Teacher for May. Our presenting sponsor, Hubbard & Drake General – Mechanical Contractors, Inc., represented by Brian Beidleman, along with Chamber staff, surprised Mrs. Bryson with two gift cards-one for…

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Georgina Saucedo Named Commodore of the Month

May 13, 2024 | Comments Off on Georgina Saucedo Named Commodore of the Month

At their monthly meeting on May 10, our Commodores had lunch and took a group photo at Sonny Side Alley on the MoCo Mural Trial in downtown Decatur. They then broke up into teams to find the 10 turtles hidden along Second Avenue on the Downtown Turtle Trail, an interactive scavenger hunt. Congratulations to Georgina…

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Governor Ivey Signs Landmark ‘Working for Alabama’ Legislative Package into Law

May 10, 2024 | Comments Off on Governor Ivey Signs Landmark ‘Working for Alabama’ Legislative Package into Law

(News Release) On May 9, Governor Kay Ivey signed the “Working for Alabama” legislative package into law. This ambitious package of bills is aimed at transforming Alabama’s workforce and getting more Alabamians trained for skilled, high-paying jobs, streamlining Alabama’s economic development efforts and investing into Alabama communities, especially those in rural areas. Joining Governor Ivey…

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Chamber Hosts 2024 State of the City Forum

May 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Chamber Hosts 2024 State of the City Forum

The Chamber’s State of the City Forum was held on April 30 at the DoubleTree by Hilton. With over 285 in attendance, City Council President Pro Tem Carlton McMasters, Councilman Kyle Pike and moderator Wade Weaver with Adams Beverages discussed several topics from business and residential development to quality-of-life improvements and infrastructure projects ranging from…

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April SuperStar Teacher: Celebrating Stephanie O’Hare at Eastwood Elementary School

April 18, 2024 | Comments Off on April SuperStar Teacher: Celebrating Stephanie O’Hare at Eastwood Elementary School

Ms. Stephanie O’Hare, a Kindergarten teacher at Eastwood Elementary School in Decatur, is the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s SuperStar Teacher for April presented by Hubbard & Drake General – Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Our April sponsor Decatur Coca-Cola Bottling Company represented by Luke Davis, Chamber Chairman of the Board John Holley, Chamber board member Lorri McNutt with…

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Emerging Leaders: Decreasing Stress, Setting Boundaries

April 5, 2024 | Comments Off on Emerging Leaders: Decreasing Stress, Setting Boundaries

At our Emerging Leaders event on April 3, attendees heard from Counselor Ruthie Jones, RN, LCISW with Eagle Consulting/Counseling Division. She provided strategies for managing stress in your personal and professional life and how to set healthy boundaries to prevent burnout. Thank you to our supporting sponsor Kiwanis Club of Decatur. Expand your knowledge and…

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Chamber’s Leadership Programs Meet in New Year

April 5, 2024 | Comments Off on Chamber’s Leadership Programs Meet in New Year

Excellence in Leadership – the Chamber’s flagship leader development program for professionals – met in February for a Poverty Simulation facilitated by Leadership Greater Huntsville at First Baptist Church Decatur. The class was assigned a family situation, given a scenario of a certain economic situation and had to interact with volunteers to learn how to…

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2024 Annual Meeting Honors Award Recipients

March 28, 2024 | Comments Off on 2024 Annual Meeting Honors Award Recipients

On March 27, the Chamber held our 2024 Annual Meeting at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, celebrating our 93rd year. Outgoing Chairwoman Jamie Reeves, Broker/Owner of MeritHouse Realty & Capital Management passed the gavel to Chairman-elect John Holley, Dean for Technologies at Calhoun Community College. This transition marks the beginning of our new fiscal year, where…

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Register for Launch Tank Competition on April 29

March 26, 2024 | Comments Off on Register for Launch Tank Competition on April 29

Join us to cheer on the finalists at the live pitching event for the third annual Singing River Trail Launch Tank competition on Monday, April 29 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center at 10 a.m. You can register for your free seats by clicking here. Applications for the competition close Sunday, March 31. This…

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