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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 announcing hiring of new chief financial officer

Monday, November 9, 2020

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce today announced the hiring of Tamara Carlson of Ninnekah, Okla, as chief financial officer effective Monday, Nov. 30. Carlson is replacing Leissa Chittam as CFO, who is retiring in January.

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.

 

Decatur-Morgan Co. Chamber’s ProsperityPAC not to endorse any 2020 municipal election candidates

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

ProsperityPAC – the political action committee of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce – has decided not to endorse or financially support any candidates for the 2020 City of Decatur municipal elections set for Tuesday, Aug. 25.

Chamber’s ProsperityPAC yet to endorse 2020 municipal election candidates

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

ProsperityPAC – the political action committee of the Decatur- Morgan County Chamber of Commerce – is “dedicated to the support of candidates who have taken responsible positions on issues involving private enterprise and on significant economic, public affairs, and social issues affecting Decatur and Morgan County.”

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.

FOR MEDIA: The Chamber’s Endless Opportunities event helps eighth graders develop career goals, envision success

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

At the Decatur–Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s Endless Opportunities Hands-On Career Expo event, students will get the chance to take part in four career opportunity “worlds” connected to the 14 career clusters identified by the State of Alabama. Each student’s worlds are a result of their interest inventory captured through the Kuder Navigator System – administered as part of the school curricula – and student choice.

Dr. Eleanor “Jo” Cook of Cook’s Pest Control honored with ATHENA Leadership Award at Women in Business Celebration

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Dr. Eleanor “Jo” Cook, secretary-treasurer emeritus of Cook’s Pest Control, was honored today with the ATHENA Leadership Award at the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s 11th annual Women in Business Celebration at the Doubletree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront. Named for the Greek goddess of wisdom, as well as the champion of justice and law, the ATHENA Leadership Award is presented across the world by chambers of commerce, women's organizations and universities. It is an international program and is promoted by local organizations.

Chamber’s Annual Women in Business Celebration Tuesday will honor innovation, Athena International Award recipient

Friday, September 27, 2019

The Decatur–Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s 11th Annual Women in Business Celebration will honor a Morgan County businesswoman with the Athena International Leadership Award, as well as welcome a trailblazing area CEO who is recognized as one of the top small business owners in the U.S.

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