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Finalists named for Alabama’s Small Business of the Year Awards

October 24, 2017

FLORENCE-The Small Business Awards of Alabama, presented by The Partnership of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), recognizes the very best in Alabama small business. 45 Alabama small businesses have been named as finalists for “Alabama’s Small Business of the Year” awards. Presented annually by the […]

Student Housing Project to Break Ground on September 20

September 8, 2017

FLORENCE-Bellamy Florence, a 420-capacity student housing community constructed under the direction of Mallory & Evans Development LLC, will break ground in west Florence on September 20.   “We are thrilled to see this student-housing project come to fruition in Florence,” said Florence City Councilwoman for District 1, Kaytrina Simmons. “It’s been nearly two decades since […]

Caitlin Holland Named Shoals Chamber of Commerce President

June 2, 2017

THE SHOALS-The Board of Directors of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce has named Caitlin Burns Holland as Chamber President after a national search to fill the position. Holland, who has served as the Chamber’s Vice President for Investor Relations since November 2015, will start her position immediately. Macke Mauldin, past Chamber Chair and President of […]

Shoals Chamber of Commerce Accepting Applications for Leadership Shoals

May 22, 2017

THE SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 29th class of Leadership Shoals. Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 15 at 4:00 PM. Leadership Shoals is a program offered through the Shoals Chamber of Commerce. It has been in existence for 29 years and has seen nearly 600 […]

Shoals Chamber Accepting Recommendations for Citizen of the Year

January 12, 2017

The Shoals, AL – The Shoals Chamber is now accepting nominations for the Shoals Chamber Citizen of the Year award, to be honored at the 30th annual Chamber celebration scheduled for Thursday, March 16 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center. A recommendation form may be picked up at the Chamber office, located at 20 Hightower […]

Eight Teams Compete for Share of $100K at Shoals Alabama Launchpad Semi-Finals January 5

January 5, 2017

FLORENCE– Eight local startups will compete this Thursday for a share of $100,000 in funds at the Shoals Alabama Launchpad semi-finals competition. The semi-finals, located in the Mane Room on Pine Street in Florence, will begin at 8:30 AM, with finalists announced at 1:00 PM.   Eight innovative teams went through a rigorous application process, […]

Third Annual Shoals Idea Audition is this Thursday November 17

November 15, 2016

FLORENCE-Do you have an idea for a new business? You could win some money at the Shoals Idea Audition. Part Shark Tank, part The Voice, this contest allows you to present your idea in front of a panel of business leaders and experts – and if your presentation is the best, you win! We’ll even […]

University of North Alabama, Shoals Chamber and Shoals Entrepreneurial Center to Host First Shoals Alabama Launchpad

September 14, 2016

FLORENCE – Local startups are invited to compete for funds as the Shoals area will now host a regional challenge based on the successful statewide Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition. The winners could receive a share of $100,000. The Shoals area is the first regional site for Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership […]

Second Class of CO.STARTERS Begins in September

September 6, 2016

THE SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce will offer its second cohort of CO.STARTERS, a nationally renowned platform that helps communities grow local business on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The first cohort, led by Party Pros USA Owner Jackie Hendrix, graduated in August after pitching their business ideas to family, friends, and other Shoals […]

Shoals Residents can Catch Prize Money at the Tennessee River Litter Tournament in September

August 14, 2016

  THE SHOALS-Keep the Shoals Beautiful, in partnership with TVA, is challenging Shoals residents to “fish for litter to catch $500 in cash” at its Tennessee River Litter Tournament scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.     Waste Connections Inc. will set up roll off bins at four locations […]

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