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Chamber Chatter 6/7/2017

June 7, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   We are all guilty of criticizing our youth for their lack of civic pride, community involvement, or even their lack of leadership.   The Chamber wishes to recognize and show appreciation to the son of a local family whose business is a Chamber member. [...]

Chamber Chatter 5/31/2017

May 31, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   The Chamber has received several phone calls concerning application for the Executive Director’s position.   The Executive Board has appointed a search committee which will oversee the application process.   Resumes will be submitted to an email address, chamberdirectorfp@gmail.com. A hard copy can be [...]

Chamber Chatter 5/24/2017

May 24, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   I announced my plans to retire on October 15th to the Chamber Board of Directors at the May meeting.   I am truly excited about what life has to offer me and my family in the future. For many years as director of the [...]

Chamber Chatter 5/17/2017

May 17, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   Congratulations to First State Bank! This local bank is celebrating their 35th Anniversary.   According to bank President and CEO, David Henderson, “A group of local investors formed First State Bank of DeKalb County for the purpose of providing the city of Fort Payne [...]

Chamber Chatter 5/10/2017

May 10, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   What do Mom’s really want for Mother’s Day? You hear the same response when you ask her, “Do not get me anything.  All I want is your love.”   Mothers are really sincere when they make this statement. Until one holiday you really just [...]

Chamber Chatter 5/3/17

May 3, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   Congratulations to Tim Harris for being named the director of Fort Payne Main Street.   Tim brings to the position a love of Fort Payne with enthusiasm that is hard to match.   Tim’s involvement and support of community events and organizations is very [...]

Chamber Chatter 4/25/17

April 25, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   The Third Saturday Sunset flags on the light poles downtown really added to the event. This type of flag is a great way to advertise.   The City of Fort Payne is taking the idea a step further. The City Council and Mayor Chesser [...]

Chamber Chatter 4/12/17

April 12, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   “Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down the bunny trail, hippityhoppin’ Easter’s on its way.”   How many times have you sang this song and never thought about who created Peter Cottontail aka the Easter Bunny?   Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection [...]

Chamber Chatter 3/22/17

  March 22, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   Addie Kate’s. What a great name for a unique gift shop.  The name alone would entice you to find out what is inside this charming downtown store.   Amy Johnson, owner, had a lifelong dream to own her own business. With her experience [...]