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.




RC:The Abbey at Riverchase Apartment HomesA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held June 10, 2014 at the newly remodeled The Abbey at Riverchase Apartment Homes at 3708 Lodge Drive in Hoover. Shown cutting the ribbon is Abbey Residential President Frank Barefield as Debbie Garner holds the bow as Property Manager Teresa Kines assists her. They are joined by Hoover City Councilman John Lyda and Hoover Fire Chief Chuck Wingate (both very tall, on back row), and dozens of Abbey Residential associates and Hoover Chamber Ambassadors. The Abbey at Riverchase can be reached at (205) 987-0270 or managerriverchase@abbeyresidential.com or www.abbeyriverchase.com. All buildings on the property have been completely remodeled!

RC:Cedars Lebanese and Greek GrilleA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the new Cedars Lebanese and Greek Grille at 1870 Chase Drive in Hoover. Shown cutting the ribbon is Hoover City Councilman John Lyda, as Owner Ghassan (Gus) Dib holds the bow. They are joined by Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis (behind Councilman Lyda), and dozens of Cedars Grille Associates and Hoover Chamber Ambassadors - all of whom were treated to incredible food from Cedars Grille. This awesome new restaurant is located in a new shopping center directly behind the Legacy Community Federal Credit Union just off Montgomery Highway at the intersection of Data Drive and Montgomery Highway/Highway 31 South, ½ mile south of the Riverchase Galleria. They can be contacted at (205) 988-5993, cedarschaselake@gmail.com or www.CedarsChaseLake.com

RC:Camisha River StudioA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Camisha Rivers Studio at 3720 Lorna Road in the River Oaks Village Shopping Center in Hoover. Shown cutting the ribbon is owner Camisha Rivers, as her fiancé Rodricus Hunter holds the bow. They are joined by dozens of friends, family and business associates and a few Hoover Chamber ambassadors. Camisha has a beautiful hair and nail salon with a great business, and can be reached at (205) 290-5541 or Camisha.rivers@yahoo.com or on her website at www.camishariversstudio.com.

RC:Adkins On Time ElectricA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the new location of Adkins On Time Electric at 2668 Old Rocky Ridge Road in Hoover, directly across from Hoover Sports Park East. Show cutting the ribbon is owner Carol Adkins, assisted by her parent to either side of her, Ray & Marie Sutherland, as her mother-in-law, Faye Adkins, holds the bow. Her husband, Kerry, was out of town at a school to learn more about HVAC repair and installation. They are joined by Hoover City Councilman John Lyda (back row in suit), and a large turnout of Hoover Chamber Ambassadors. Adkins On Time Electric can be reached at (205) 942-1405 or carol@ontime59.com or through their website at www.ontime59.com Carol Adkins is also a member of the Chamber Board of Trustees.

RC:Steak 'N ShakeA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Thursday, June 18, 2014 at the new Steak 'N Shake at 180 Inverness Plaza Shopping Center in Hoover. Shown cutting the ribbon is owner Clarence "Brother" Moss, as General Manager Brandon Torrence holds the bow. They are joined in the ribbon cutting celebration by literally dozens of Steak 'N Shake associates and several Hoover Area Chamber ambassadors. This Steak 'N Shake can be reached at (205) 980-4766, the Hoover location at (205) 982-3575, or the Alabaster location at (205) 920-5233. All locations will soon be 24-hour, 7-day service, with breakfast service available. www.steaknshake.com

RC:SharpUSAA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the offices of SharpUSA in Vestavia Hills at their Liberty Park office at 1400 Urban Center Drive during their Open House. Shown cutting the ribbon is Jim McCarter, President of Sharp Business Systems from their Alpharetta, Georgia Office, as Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Linda Parker and President Karen Odle (to his left) join in. They are joined by several SharpUSA associates, friends, special guests, and ambassadors from both the Vestavia Hills and Hoover Area Chambers of Commerce. This SharpUSA office can be reached by calling Janine Stolte at (205) 572-4569 or Janine.stolte@sharpusa.com, or go to www.sharpusa.com


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Chamber Freedom Award to be Presented

Regions Bank will sponsor the July 17 luncheon, and will sponsor the prestigious Freedom Award, started in 2003, with the intention of recognizing some of Hoover's most outstanding public servants who have dedicated themselves to the ideals of freedom. Winners of this outstanding award since its inception include Art Headley, Bob Mosca, Bill Natter, John O'Malley, A. C. Roper, General Robert Lott (Ret.), Albert Awtrey, Hollis Hayes, Hoover Police Lt. Trey Bass, Rear Admiral John T. (Jack) Natter (Ret.), a current Hoover City Council member, and last year's winner, Dan Mikos.



Chamber Golf Tournament Winners '13

The overall winners of the 18th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament came from the Brookwood Medical Center Team of Neil King, David Fowler, Mike Rickman and Stephen Preston, pictured with Golf Committee Chairman Joe DiBenedetto. They had a team score of 56. Teams from Cook's Pest Control (winners the last two years) and St. Vincent's Health System were close, with scores of 57.


$6,000.00 in 2014-2015 Lila Parks Scholarship Applications Available

The Hoover Area Chamber's 2014-2015 Lila Parks Scholarships, started in 1997, will be awarded in May of this year. Applications are available in the Chamber office, or on the Chamber web site home page located here. These scholarships are available to students who meet at least one of the following criteria: (1) they must be from Hoover; or (2) be a member of the Chamber or an immediate family member of a Chamber member or employee of a Chamber member; or (3) an employee of the City of Hoover or an immediate family member of a City employee.

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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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