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Lawrence, Osborne and Pruitt honored at Chamber’s annual Small Business Awards Celebration

Thursday, May 13, 2021

On Thursday, three area professionals were honored by the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce at the annual Small Business Awards Celebration for their leadership, creativity and commitment to our business community. Kent Lawrence, founder and owner of TVW Electrical Supply in Decatur, was named the Raymon Baker - John Cook - Ralph Jones Small Business Person of the Year; Miracle Osborne, human resources manager for ITW Sexton in Decatur, was named the Arthur Orr Young Professional of the Year; and Tricia Pruitt, Decatur Area Regional Vice President for the Better Business Bureau of North Alabama, was named the Lynn C. Fowler Non-Profit Professional of the Year.

Media invited to Chamber’s annual Small Business Awards Celebration Thursday

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Chamber’s annual Small Business Awards Celebration event recognizes the contributions of small business to the local and national economies and honors business leaders in our community. Approximately two of every three new jobs are created small businesses, nearly 60 million Americans work for a small business, and nearly 80 percent of the Chamber’s members fall into that category.

John Seymour announces retirement from the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber

Monday, May 10, 2021

After 30 years of service to our community, John Seymour will be retiring as president and chief executive officer of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, effective July 1, 2021.

Chamber recognizes frontline healthcare workers, area physician as Citizens of the Year at virtual Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

On Thursday, healthcare workers from the largest employer in Morgan County and a Decatur-born pulmonologist who continues to serve as a community leader during the pandemic were recognized for their dedication and compassion over the past year with the Miss Athelyne C. Banks Citizen of the Year awards at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce.

Area Chamber members finalists for state small business awards

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Two members of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce were recently recognized by our state business associations as two of the top small businesses in Alabama for their impact on their surrounding community. Elite FlooringAmerica of Decatur and Valley Rubber, LLC of Falkville were finalists in their respective categories for the 2020 Small Business of the Year Awards, presented annually by the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA).

Chamber announcing hiring of new chief financial officer

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce today announced the hiring of Denice Marco of Decatur as chief financial officer.

Chamber, Ascend Performance Materials partner on mask donation and distribution for Small Business Saturday, shopping season

Monday, November 23, 2020

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce today announced a partnership with Ascend Performance Materials in Decatur for the donation and distribution of Ascend’s newly designed face masks to Morgan County small businesses as they prepare for Small Business Saturday Nov. 28 and the holiday shopping season.

Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama name Decatur-Morgan County’s Crystal Brown Chamber Professional of the Year

Monday, August 10, 2020

On Monday, the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) named Crystal Brown, vice president of development for the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber Professional of the Year – recognizing her exemplary performance, leadership of an Alabama chamber, and her professional career achievements. The award was presented at the CCAA Summer Conference held in Point Clear, Ala., and is the first time the award was given to someone who is not a Chamber president, CEO or executive director.

 

Window for “Revive Alabama” small business grants program to open Thursday

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

On Thursday, “Revive Alabama” – Governor Kay Ivey's small business grant program – will launch, providing support for Alabama small businesses impacted by Covid-19 and reimburse for expenses they have incurred due to operational interruptions and closures.

Chamber to postpone March 24 State of the City Address due to public health concerns

Thursday, March 12, 2020

In the interest of public health and public safety, the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce in coordination with the City of Decatur will postpone until later this spring the annual State of the City Address featuring Mayor Tab Bowling, which was scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at Ingalls Harbor Pavilion.

FOR MEDIA: Chamber’s State of Morgan County address with Chairman Long to focus on growth, development and future

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Each year, the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce partners with the Morgan County Commission on a variety of initiatives, including the annual State of the County Address. The breakfast provides the Commission Chairman the opportunity to highlight the county’s progress in economic and commercial development, financial sustainability and present an “annual report” to the Chamber membership regarding the accomplishments of the past 12 months. 

For Media: Chamber’s State of Healthcare Forum Thursday will feature panel of medical professionals addressing public health issues, impact on workforce and business community

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce annual State of Healthcare Forum will provide an opportunity for business and community leaders to hear directly from area healthcare professionals about the impact our hospital and medical community plays on our workforce and how they shape our quality of life.

Chamber announces Board of Directors, vice chairmen for 2020-2021

Thursday, January 16, 2020

In accordance with the bylaws of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, the following nominees were published to the membership on Dec. 18, 2019, and were elected at the monthly Board of Directors meeting Jan. 15. They will begin their terms of office on April 1.

FOR MEDIA: Chamber’s Annual State of Decatur City Schools Tuesday to address system vision, successes of area students

Friday, November 15, 2019

The Decatur–Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of Decatur City Schools event highlights the partnership between the Chamber and the Decatur system – the largest in Morgan County. Superintendent Dr. Michael Douglas will address a wide range of topics impacting our area students, including updates on building projects, workforce development, test scores and data, and his vision for the school system of more than 8,700 students.

FOR MEDIA: Chamber’s Annual State of Morgan County Schools event Tuesday to address business community, highlight achievement

Monday, November 4, 2019

The Decatur–Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of Morgan County Schools event highlights the partnership between the Chamber and the system – featuring 7,800 students at 18 schools in Morgan County.

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