Charter Member on the Board of Trustees
The Hoover Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in the past year established a new organization, the Board of Trustees. This newly established group is a highly recognized and prestigious group that carries several benefits. Charter Membership is open only during the next few months.
Click "go" to view a list of ways to become a Charter Member of the Chamber Board of Trustees and how this will benefit you and your business.
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Thursday, August 27 at the new FlipFlopShops, at 2000 Riverchase Galleria, Suite 123, just outside the doors of the Von Maur store. Shown cutting the ribbon is Jon Lancaster with co-owner Stacy Clayton holding the bow. They were joined by many Chamber Ambassadors who were treated to a great luncheon at Merck's Restaurant inside the Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel. FlipFlopShops can be reached at (205) 444-4849 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the new Trina Health of Birmingham location at 3829 Lorna Road in Hoover (behind Sam's Club). Shown cutting the ribbon is Alabama Governor Dr. Robert Bentley, as Dr. Ford Gilbert holds the bow. To the left of Governor Bentley is Hoover City Councilman Joe Rives. Left-to-right holding the ribbon are Tara Miller, Admin Director; Jake Hammon, Trina Partner; Councilman Rives; Governor Bentley; Dr. Gilbert; Trina Partners Chuck Burbage, David Dyer, and Matt Kalifeh; and Hoover Chamber President Joe Thomas. They are joined by dozens of associates and Hoover Chamber ambassadors. Trina Health is a diabetes clinic, and can be reached at (205) 549-2125
or visit the website at www.TrinaHealth.com
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Friday, September 18, 2015 at the new Alabama Credit Union, located at 1604 Montgomery Highway in Hoover, next toÂ Hendrick Chevrolet.Â Shown cutting the ribbon is BoardÂ Treasurer Marcus Jones, as Chairperson of the Board, Gladys Jones, holds the bow.Â To the right is branch manager Laura Martin, and Alabama Credit Union President Steve Swofford, in the red shirt.Â They were joined by several associates, board members, and Hoover Chamber ambassadors.Â This branch of Alabama Credit Union can be reached at (205) 849-0497
or contact Branch Manager Laura Martin at email@example.com
Mr. King Kindred was recognized for 60 years of service to Hoover Hendrick Auto Mall at a reception honoring him September 23, 2015 at the Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership on Montgomery Highway in Hoover. Shown left to right are Matthew Gettys, General Manager of Hendrick Chevrolet, King Kindred, and Joel Smith, Executive General Manager of Hoover Hendrick Auto Mall. They presented Mr. King with the beautiful Chevrolet pickup truck and keys, as a reward for his outstanding service record with the company. Shown in the background are Henry Barnett, Jerome Terry, and Willie Nell King (Mr. King's wife of 44 years.) Hendrick Chevrolet can be reached at 823-5120
Executives from Ford Motor Company came to Hoover Tuesday, September 22, 2015 to recognize Long-Lewis Ford Lincoln for reaching 100 years of being a Ford dealer - the longest in Alabama and most of the country. Shown l-r are Alan Brauer, Regional Manager for Parts and Service for the Atlanta Region; Dwight Burrell, President of Long-Lewis Ford Lincoln; his father, Vaughn Burrell, CEO; Joe Burrell, recent Alabama graduate and son of Dwight - now employed at Long-Lewis; and Tony Watkins, Regions Sales Operation Manager for Ford Atlanta Region. Long-Lewis started as a hardware company in Bessemer in 1887 and has been in business for 128 years. They can be reached at 989-3673
Board Member Rihan Jamil of BB&T Bank, and his wife Maggie, left, check in with volunteers Kristin Walters (right) and Angela Leigh of Aveda Institute at the 2015 Forks & Corks Gala September 12. The Gala has been held at Aveda Institute its first two years, and Angela and Kristin have been tremendous help from the beginning. Despite competing against both Alabama and Auburn's first home football games of the season, over 100 people attended and some $20,000 was raised for the Chamber's new Foundation, with most of this to go toward scholarships in 2016. Television personality Jeh Jeh Pruitt was the Master of Ceremonies, and Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis served as the auctioneer - raising thousands of additional dollars for the program.