About the Hoover Area Chamber

The Hoover Alabama Chamber of Commerce, its staff, members, officers and board members extend a warm welcome to you. We pride ourselves on being one of the South's fastest growing communities, offering new and progressive opportunities every day. Hoover spans almost 50 square miles of territory, involving much of Jefferson County and Shelby County. We promote a healthy business environment, and feature great restaurants, lodging facilities, sporting events, and vacation areas. Click here to read more.

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Charter Member on the Board of Trustees

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.




/files/8-15RC-FlipFlop.jpgA 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 theclaytonteam@gmail.com

/files/9-15RC-TrinaHealth.jpgA 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

/files/9-15RC-ALCreditUnion.jpgA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Friday, September 18, 2015 at the new Alabama Credit Union, located at 1604 Montgomery Highway in Hoover, next to Hendrick Chevrolet.  Shown cutting the ribbon is Board Treasurer Marcus Jones, as Chairperson of the Board, Gladys Jones, holds the bow.  To the right is branch manager Laura Martin, and Alabama Credit Union President Steve Swofford, in the red shirt.  They were joined by several associates, board members, and Hoover Chamber ambassadors.  This branch of Alabama Credit Union can be reached at (205) 849-0497 or contact Branch Manager Laura Martin at lmartin@alabamacu.com.  www.alabamacu.com

/files/9-15Hendrick-King.jpgMr. 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 or www.hendrickchevrolethoover.com

/files/9-15Long-Lewis.jpgExecutives 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 or www.longlewis.com

/files/9-15Gala-Rihan.jpgBoard 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.


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November 19 Luncheon at Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel

American Family Care is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the 2014-15 Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year Award, to be recognized at the November Chamber Luncheon. This prestigious award, started in 1996, will be presented to the most outstanding employee of the Hoover City School System. The award focuses on the administrative and support personnel throughout the school system. Teachers have their own state-wide recognition program in the spring, and thus are not included in this program. The winners of this award are presented a beautiful engraved plaque for their own home or office, and their name is engraved on a permanent perpetual plaque that remains in the administrative office lobby at the Hoover Board of Education. Previous winners, from 1996 to present include: Charlene Young, Jerry Davis, Rosemary Stroud, Brenda Ferrell, Carolyn Gibson, Pam Franklin, Rhonda McBay, Sotonia Williams, Chris Riney, Donna Henderson, Beth Tortorici, Jacqueline Smith, Mary Jo Powell, Connie Fields, Darlene Sommers, Brenda Butters, Charles Crowder and Dee Fore.



20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament Winners

Golf WinnersThe overall winners of the 20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament came from the Meyer Vacation Rentals Team of Dale Jones, Scott Sloan, Hank Winks and Dell Oswalt. Pictured left to right are Scott Sloan, Dell Oswalt, Committee Chair Kathleen Spencer, Hank Winks, and Dale Jones. They had a team score of 55.

2nd Flight Winners

Golf 2nd FlightThe Second Flight Winners of the 20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament came from an independent team of Gaith Alkadi, GM of Hoover Country Club; Steve Korson, GM of Inverness Country Club; Gary Spencer; and Al Wolinski with a team score of 61. Shown l-r are Al Wolinski, Committee Chair Kathleen Spencer, Steve Korson, and Gary Spencer. The Third Flight Winners of the 20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament was the team from the State Farm Recruiting office of Shannon Trotter. The players were Braxton Wade, Anthony Berryman, Dan Hobby and Caleb Hopkins, with a team score of 63. Winners of the Closest-to-the-Pin awards on #6 was Phillip Underwood; and on #12 was Chuck Reynolds. Winners of the Straightest Drive awards on #7 was Barry Sullivan; and on #10 was Jason Barker. Each of these were awarded a $75.00 gift certificate to the Pro Shop at Riverchase Country Club.


Chamber Golf Tournament Winners '14

The overall winners of the 19th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament came from the Cooks Pest Control Team of Robby Cole, Mark Barron, Charlie Angel, and Andrew Benson. Pictured left to right are, Robby Cole, Committee Chair Kathleen Spencer, Angela Finley - representing Luncheon and Breakfast Sponsor Hendrick Auto Mall, and Charlie Angel. They had a team score of 52.

Download the registration form for Chamber Golf Tournament August 24, 2015!



Health Care Listings

Are you new to the area, and would like a list of Health Care professionals that belong to the Hoover Chamber?


Realty Listings

Thinking of moving to the Hoover area? Click for a list of Real Estate Professionals recommended by the Hoover Chamber.


Thinking of moving to Hoover, or visiting?

Thinking of moving to Hoover, or visiting? Click here for information on the dozens of churches that belong to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce! Click here for a list of Churches that are members.


Job Listings

As a limited service to our Chamber members and to the public, our members now can post job openings on our website for 30-60 days. Professional Staffing Services can do so with limitations explained on the page. Click here for a list of the jobs available on this page!


Restaurant Listings

Looking for a great place to eat? The Hoover Chamber has over 60 restaurants as member, ranging from the finest dining experience to the fastest burgers and the best ice cream you'll ever find! Click here for a list of restaurants recommended by the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce!


Hotel Listings

Are you thinking of visiting the Hoover or Birmingham Area? We have Hoover Area Hotels near the Barber MotorSports Park; the Talladega SuperSpeedway; the Hoover Met, and other sports venues. Click here for a list of hotels recommended by the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce!


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