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Tuscaloosa County Civic Hall of Fame to induct 2021 class

Each year, The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama honors civic leaders and trailblazers that have made an impact on the quality, livability and economic progress of our community. The Civic Hall of Fame was born during The Chamber’s 100th...

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Leadership Tuscaloosa names class of 2021-22

Forty-one people have been selected for the 2021-22 class of Leadership Tuscaloosa, a nine-month leadership development program.  Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, Leadership Tuscaloosa provides a foundation for potential...

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Members Meet at Alabama ONE for Summer Breakfast & Biz

Chamber members took care of networking before the workday began at July's Breakfast & Biz, hosted by Alabama ONE at their Training and Community Center located on Jack Warner Parkway. Attendees were treated to breakfast and...

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Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama wins Chamber of the Year award

  The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama the recipient of its 2021 Chamber of the Year award. Based in Alexandria, Virginia, ACCE has more than 1,600...

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The District Room Hosts July Business After Hours

  The District Room, located in downtown Tuscaloosa, hosted Business After Hours in July. The event featured giveaways and prizes, and attendees were able to spin the Pepsi Prize Wheel to take home swag donated by Buffalo Rock/Pepsi-Cola and...

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Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama Named Finalist for Chamber of the Year

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama has been named a finalist for the 2021 Chamber of the Year award, presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). ACCE is an association based in Alexandria, Va., that has over 1,600...

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Chamber Welcomes Superintendents, Guest Speaker Liz Huntley to 2021 Education Summit

Chamber Welcomes Superintendents, Guest Speaker Liz Huntley to 2021 Education Summit The guest speaker for the event was Liz Huntley, child advocate, attorney, and author of More Than a Bird. Following the presentation, responses were offered by...

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Annual Celebrate Local Event Attracts Hundreds

Dozens of popular West Alabama businesses showcased their products and services June 22 at the Tuscaloosa River Market during Celebrate Local, an annual event designed to feature the best of West Alabama. Presented by Tuscaloosa Tourism &...

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Homewood Suites Hosts June Business After Hours

The brand-new Homewood Suites at the corner of Greensboro Ave. and Jack Warner Pkwy. hosted Business After Hours in June, featuring giveaways and opening the hotel's rooftop bar and restaurant, The 205, following the official grand opening and...

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Chamber in Session: State of the State Welcomes Legislative Delegation

Members of West Alabama's Legislative Delegation tackled issues of interest to members at Thursday's Chamber in Session: State of the State, addressing topics from COVID-19 relief to the state's financial health. Representative Chris...

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June 22 Celebrate Local Event Features Best of West Alabama

Event showcases area vendors, encourages community to shop local The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama will host the annual Celebrate Local event at the Tuscaloosa River Market Tuesday, June 22 from noon to 7 p.m.   The event is free and...

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Hotel Indigo Hosts May After Hours

Hotel Indigo hosted May's Business After Hours, held May 18 at the Lookout Rooftop Bar. Attendees were treated to great food and live music while networking with fellow Chamber members.   Two lucky attendees took home gift cards - one for...

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Chamber Holds Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting Event for New Facility

Joint event with Regions Bank commemorates West Alabama Workforce and Community Development Center and new banking center The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama held a joint ribbon cutting ceremony with Regions Bank Tuesday, May 18, to celebrate the...

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Chamber Honors Member of the Year, Top Volunteers at Awards Celebration

Event spotlights difference made by Small Business Relief Fund, COVID-19 efforts The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama recognized top volunteers for 2020 during its 120th annual celebration, presented on Thursday, May 13, 2021 by The University of...

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Leadership Tuscaloosa Holds Graduation Ceremony

The 2020=21 class of Leadership Tuscaloosa held a graduation ceremony last week at RichLyn Farms.  West Alabama’s premier leadership program, Leadership Tuscaloosa plays a role in shaping the positive direction of participants who have a...

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Allstate Coley Agency Hosts Breakfast & Biz

The Allstate Coley Agency, located at 408 Hargrove Road East in Tuscaloosa, hosted the first Breakfast & Biz of 2021. The perfect event for our early bird members, Breakfast & Biz provides the opportunity to network with fellow members and...

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West Alabama Workforce and Community Development Center to open in Downtown Tuscaloosa

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is moving forward with plans to open the West Alabama Workforce and Community Development Center, a one-of-a-kind facility in Alabama that will house not only the Chamber and West Alabama Works but will also be...

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Jalapeño's Mexican Grill Hosts First 2021 Business After Hours

Jalapeño's Mexican Grill hosted the Chamber's first Business After Hours event of 2021, held at their Northport location on Rose Boulevard.    The event was a great way to return to in-person events, with attendees enjoying...

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Chamber COO Appointed to National Workforce Panel to Advise Biden Administration on Economic Recovery Policies

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama and West Alabama Works are pleased to announce that Donny Jones has been appointed by National Skills Coalition (NSC) and Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships (BLU) to serve on a national...

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Apply Now: Leadership Tuscaloosa Class of 2021-22

Applications are now being accepted for the Leadership Tuscaloosa Class of 2021-22.  West Alabama’s premier leadership program, Leadership Tuscaloosa plays a role in shaping the positive direction of participants who have a desire to make...

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