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Chamber Chatter 8/16/2017

August 16, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   “Heroes are ordinary individuals who find the strength and perseverance to endure overwhelming obstacles for a cause that is bigger than themselves.”   Life creates heroes through everyday living or through special service to mankind.   There are so many heroes right here in [...]

Chamber Chatter 7/5/2017

July 5, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   “We should be about more than just selling chicken. We should be a part of our customers’ lives and the community in which we serve.” Truett Cathy, owner Chick-fil-a.   Jeff and Kim Hall, franchise owner, will bring Mr. Cathy’s philosophy to our city [...]

Chamber chatter 6/28/2017

June 28, 2017 Carol Beddingfield Executive Director   Chamber Chatter   The Chamber is still looking for a few “good men”! Seriously, the Chamber Board of Directors is taking applications for the executive director’s position.   If you or know someone who would enjoy helping move Fort Payne forward, send a resume to chamberdirectorfp@gmail.com or [...]

Women In Business

2017 Women in Business Recognition Application     Nominee:_____________________________________________   Business Name:_________________________________________ Number of Employees:_________________   Address:________________________________________________   Telephone:_________________ Cell:________________________   Fax:_______________________ Email:_______________________   Length of Employment:____________________________________   Nominated by:___________________________________________   ****Please attach an explanation of why the above person should be recognized for her efforts to create a viable and productive business.   Personal/Professional [...]

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 [...]