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Member Appreciation

member appreciationWe would like to say "Thank you!" to our sponsors of Member Appreciation Day!

Alabama Safety Products
Alabama Towing & Recovery
Alexander's at Noble Shops
All American Holiness Church
B&B Pawn
BBVA Compass
Cleveland Law
Climate Flow
Cricket Wireless
Designer Smiles by Benton
Dormon & Reynolds
Downing & Son's
Dunn's Heating & Cooling
Five Star Foods
Floating Fun
Growing Trends
J.Brittain Associates
Lance Johnson Studio
Mizzell Marketing & Designs
Model City Insurance
Onin Staffing
Prestige Medical Spa
Quality Services
Rice Pest Control
Sand Mountain Pest
Save Your Data
Shaun L. Quinlan, P.C.
Simmons Staffing
Sunny King Toyota
The Music Box
Washin Coin Laundry

Worlds of Work

Worlds of Work

"A strong economy begins with a strong, well-educated workforce." Bill Owens

One of the Chamber’s Mission Focus Areas for 2017 is Workforce Development. What do we mean by that?

Our goals for 2017 and beyond include creating partnerships between businesses, industries and schools, connecting educators with area businesses, and educating students of career choices. Join us!

Save the Date for

March 13-15, 2017

Oxford Civic Center located at 401 McCullars Lane, Oxford, Alabama

Goal:
Present a variety of career opportunities via hands on, interactive activities across ten career worlds to students to help them make smart choices for their future and encourage them to stay in school. The desired outcome is to improve high school graduation rates in Calhoun County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Gadsden City Randolph County and Talladega County schools and develop career interests among students to move their communities forward with workforce ready graduates.
Audience:
All 8th grade students in Calhoun County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Gadsden City, Randolph County, and Talladega County schools are invited to attend. Total number of students attending is approximately 3,200. Two sessions are also open to 11th and 12th grade students, interested parents, career coaches and school counselors.

For more information, contact East Alabama Works' Lisa Morales at (256) 231-5130 ext 19 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click Here for the 2016 WOW Student Guide

Did you know?

• Only 20% of today’s jobs require a four year degree

• For today’s jobs, 65% require an associate degree or advanced technical training

• Through dual enrollment, high school students have the opportunity to take college and technical training courses that can lead to high-paying jobs right out of high school

 

 

Lunch and Leads

lunchWith Lunch and Leads, we're encouraging members to connect for lunch. The only cost for those who attend is the lunch they would be taking already, but we want to offer another opportunity to connect and build relationships with other area professionals. Held the second Wednesday each month, this event moves around to various Chamber member restaurants throughout the county.

Wednesday, February 14,
12:00 (Noon)
Lunch & Leads
Hosted by: Alexander's at Noble Shops

at The Noble Street Deli, 1118 Noble Street, Anniston

There is so much diversity and talent in Calhoun County, and Lunch and Leads is an opportunity for leaders of today and tomorrow to be a part.

Business Resource Center

The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce is committed to the professional development of our communities, businesses and their employees. There are numerous resources available that can aid any businesses. Online information  and opportunities for engagement are listed below.

Chamber Quick Tips

Upcoming Events

How will the New Tax Law affect you & your business?
Friday, January 26, 9:00-10:00 AM
@ the Calhoun County Chamber & Visitors Center
Warren Averett, LLC will be sharing everything you need to know about the new tax law and answering all your questions.
There is no charge to attend, but with limited seating, please save your seat now by calling (256) 237-3536.

Friday Workshops with SCORE: Call (256) 831-5215 for more information.

Technology for Business

Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center

SBDC Online
Amy Anderson, Account Executive
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256-782-5271
Merrill Building, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville

East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission

EARPDC Online
Donna Fathke
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256-237-6741
1130 Quintard Avenue, Anniston

Northeast Alabama Entrepreneurial System

NEAES Online
Jennifer Williamon
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256-831-5215
1400 Commerce Blvd., Suite 1, Anniston

Service Core of Retired Executives

SCORE Online
Eugene Boyd
256-832-4080
1400 Commerce Blvd., Suite 20, Anniston

 

Restaurant Week

RESTAURANT WEEK is BACK!  October 9-15, Restaurants across Calhoun County are offering Deals and specials spotlighting their signature dishes.
Restaurant Week Specials Include: 

Chick-fil-A Quintard Mall
700 Quintard Drive, Suite FC8, Oxford
(256)835-1887
Dinner Special:
Buy One Dessert, get one free (of same value or less)
Lunch Special:
Buy One Dessert, get one free (of same value or less)

Cooter Brown's Rib Shack
8464 AL Hwy 204, Jacksonville
(256)435-1514
Dinner Special:
$20 for 2 BBQ Pork Platters & one order of Hillbilly Eggrolls  (Drinks not included)
Lunch Special:
$5 for a Regular BBQ Sandwich with side and drink (Soft Drink or Tea)

Garfrerick's Cafe
655 Creeksaide Drive, Oxford
(256)831-0044
Lunch Special:
$10 for Southern Vegetable Plate Lunch with dessert and beverage

Hubbard's Off Main
20 Choccolocco Street E, Oxford
(256)403-0258
Dinner Special:
$30 Dinner for two: Shrimp and Grits, Two 8 oz. Sirloin Steaks, with choice of one side each and soft drink (Plus Tax)
Lunch Special:
$7 Philly Cheesesteak: Thinly sliced sirloin beef with peppers and melted cheese on a traditional amarisso roll, served with fries and drink.

Loco Mex
809 Pelham Road South, Jacksonville
(256)435-7499
Dinner Special:
99 cent Tacos on Tuesday

Momma Goldberg's Deli
208 Mountain Street NW, Jacksonville
(256)365-1566
Dinner Special:
$17 for 2 Sandwiches and 2 Nacho Combos
Lunch Special:
$8 for any Sandwich with Nacho Combo

The Peerless Grille
13 and 15 West 10th Street, Anniston
(256)238-1899
Dinner Special:
$19.99 for Derby Chopped Steak topped with Brown Gravy w/ Side and Salad for two
Lunch Special:
$6 for Beans & Greens
Kids Menu Special:
Kids 12 and under eat FREE with purchase of one Adult meal

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
1925 Quintard Avenue, Anniston
(256)236-4333
Dinner Special:
Chicken Sandwich Combo with Choice of Side and Medium Drink
Lunch Special:
Chicken Sandwich Combo with Choice of Side and Medium Drink

Wiseguys Pizzaria & Bar
7113 U.S. Hwy 431, Alexandria
(256)820-0888
Dinner Special:
$24.99 for the Family Meal: 1 Large one topping pizza, 1 appetizer, & 4 drinks
Lunch Special:
$6.99 1 one topping slice with salad and drink

Zoe's on the Lake
187 Angel Lake Drive, Weaver
(256)403-6090
Dinner Special:
$12.95 for 12 oz Ribeye with baked potato and side salad
Lunch Special:
$9.95 for Chicken Fettucine with side salad

If you have any questions or would like to submit a specialty and menu information, please contact Emily Duncan at 256-237-3536 or e-mail your completed Registration Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The EXPO's Taste of Calhoun County registration is now open. Please complete a Participant Form and remit it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Job Openings

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Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce
1330 Quintard Ave.
PO Box 1087
Anniston, AL 36202
256-237-3536
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