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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.




Chick Salad ChickA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Wednesday, June 01, 2016 at the new Chicken Salad Chick restaurant located at 3780 Riverchase Village on Lorna Road, next to Best Buy. Shown cutting the ribbon is store manager Alan Watts with CEO Scott Deviney, while Director of Marketing Ali Rauch holds the bow. They are joined by Hoover City Councilman Joe Rives (green shirt), several team members, and Hoover Chamber ambassadors. This location can be reached at (205) 518-0256; at cc.riverchase@chickensaladchick.com; or visit the website at www.chickensaladchick.com . The first 100 customers today were awarded free chicken salad every month for a year!

StardomeA Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration was held at The Stardome at 1818 Data Drive in Hoover, June 21, 2016 - formerly known as The Comedy Club - following their extensive remodeling of the facility. Shown cutting the ribbon is CheChe Ayers, as her husband Bruce holds the bow. To the left of CheChe is Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey. They were joined by several officers of the Hoover Fire Department, friends, and Hoover Chamber ambassadors. The Stardome can be reached at (205) 444-0008 or through the website at www.stardome.com. They have space as a restaurant & entertainment, as well as banquet facilities.

Once Upon a ChildA Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Once Upon A Child, located at 3718 Lorna Road in Hoover, in the River Oaks Village Shopping Center.  Shown holding the bow is Managing Member Jim Baghdadi, as his daughter Hannah cuts the ribbon.  They are joined by several associates, friends, and Hoover Chamber ambassadors.  They specialize in purchasing and selling slightly used children's clothes, toys, strollers, etc.  They can be reached at (205) 277-0313, through owner@onceuponachildhoover.com, or the website at www.onceuponachildhoover.com.

Mariner FinanceA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the new office of Mariner Finance at 2798 John Hawkins Parkway near Academy Sports. Shown cutting the ribbon is Branch Manager Kevin Moseley, as his wife Heather holds the bow. To the left of Kevin is their daughter, Rebekah. They are joined by their entire staff, several friends, and a number of Hoover Chamber ambassadors. City Councilman John Lyda is at the back, as is Hoover City School Board President Derrick Murphy, holding the ribbon at the right. Mariner Finance can be reached at (205) 588-6712 or kmoseley@marinerfinance.com. www.marinerfinance.com

Emilys CakesA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Thursday, July 07, 2016 at Emily's Heirloom Pound Cakes at their kiosk at the Riverchase Galleria Food Court. Shown cutting the ribbon is owner April McClung, as her son, J. Alexander McClung holds the bow, and son Lacy (white shirt) is in between. They were joined by several friends and associates, as well as chamber ambassadors from both the Hoover Area Chamber and the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. April caters, as well as selling awesome products at this kiosk. She can be reached at emilyshpc@gmail.com, at (205) 937-7392. Please visit her website at www.emilysheirloompoundcakes.com.

Ambassador of the QuarterAt the July 21 Chamber Luncheon, Jay Clyce of Bancorp South was recognized as the Ambassador of the Second Quarter. During the 2nd quarter of 2016, Jay earned more points than any other chamber ambassador and just started becoming active with our chamber in March of 2016. He is shown with 2016 Chamber President Chris Schmidt.


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Chick-fil-A to Sponsor Wednesday, August 17 Luncheon

David Jackson and his Chick-fil-A restaurants in Hoover will sponsor the WEDNESDAY, August 17 Chamber Luncheon, and he has invited Birmingham attorney James W. Porter, II to speak. Porter was the Sixty-Second President of the National Rifle Association (NRA) from 2013-2015, and will be speaking to us regarding the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, and how it affects us in our everyday lives. Jim is a Birmingham native, and a graduate of the University of Alabama, the Cumberland School of Law, and served as Law Clerk for Chief Judge Virgil Pittman, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. He is a member of: Birmingham and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; Alabama Defense lawyers; International Municipal Lawyers Association. His Practice Areas include: Trials; Transportation Law; Products Liability; Insurance Defense; Public Entity Law; and Employment Matters.


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Chamber Golf Tournament August 22!

Golf WinnersThe overall winners of the 20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament came from the Meyer Vacation Rentals Team. 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. Mark Your Calendars! The 21st Annual Hoover Chamber Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016 at Riverchase Country Club, and is one of the area's best tournaments. Without a doubt, the field will be full with some 130 golfers participating.



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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