The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce announced today the plans to travel to Montgomery, Ala., and our nation's capital for their annual public policy trips to discuss the state of business with local representatives.
The Chamber's inaugural State of Healthcare address will focus on the financial status of our local hospitals, how the Affordable Care Act legislation impacts the way healthcare is being delivered to residents of Morgan County, the developing relationship between Decatur Morgan Hospital and the Huntsville Hospital System and the changing economics of healthcare.
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 three career opportunity “worlds” connected to the 16 career clusters identified by the State of Alabama.
The State of Pre-K address and breakfast will highlight the status of one of the Decatur–Morgan County Chamber of Commerce's most impacting workforce development initiatives: the expansion of accessible voluntary pre-kindergarten classes in Morgan County.
The Decatur–Morgan County Chamber of Commerce's annual State of the School event highlights the partnership between the Chamber and the Decatur City School system – the largest system in Morgan County.
On Tuesday, the Diversity Development Committee of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce recognized four Morgan County professionals during the 12th annual Diversity Awards Celebration at Ingalls Harbor Pavilion for their roles in promoting a diverse and vibrant workforce while playing a vital role in the business community.
John Seymour, president and CEO of the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, announced today that Taylor Simmons, director of workforce development, will step down from her position effective Sept. 23, 2014.
The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce and the Decatur-Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center will host a town hall meeting on the State's new crowdfunding law, allowing small business and startups to raise up to $1 million for an enterprise through the process of securing financing from backers – the "crowd" – to fund an initiative, the collection of which usually occurs online.
On July 15, City of Decatur Mayor Don Kyle released a statement in response to a lawsuit filed against the City regarding its form of government and subsequent settlement offers addressing the suit. We believe it is important for all the facts of both the lawsuit and the timeline of the litigation to be made available for the public to create an informed opinion and educated dialogue.
The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the State forum, providing an opportunity for Chamber members to hear about both the most recently completed legislative session and plans for the upcoming session.
Cory Wilbanks, director of leadership development for the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, recently graduated from the Institute of Organizational Management, a four-year professional development curriculum designed for professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and leadership required for successful nonprofit management.
On Thursday, the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce honored three members of the business community at the annual Small Business Awards Celebration for their contributions to the area and their encouragement of the local economy.