News for Chamber

Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The 2019 graduates of Leadership Shoals, a nine-month program of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, presented a sizable check to the Cramer Children’s Center during its graduation ceremony held at the Logan Room in Sheffield on Tuesday evening.  A requirement of Leadership Shoals is the creation and coordination a group-led, community project. This year, the 30th class decided to raise money to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Students from Youth Leadership Shoals (YLS), a program of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, were on hand at Shoals CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children)  to deliver boxes of hygiene products for local foster children this week.  Youth Leadership Shoals, which offers high school juniors a better understanding and appreciation of the Shoals community, includes participation in a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Shoals Chamber of Commerce launches Shoals HIRE (Helping Industry Recruit Excellence) Academy in an effort to better prepare students for the workforce. This program will replace the Chamber’s Youth Leadership Shoals program but will follow a similar format while also including group industry tours and a heavier focus on soft skill development, workplace etiquette, and resume ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education
Monday, January 28, 2019
The Shoals Chamber of Commerce is proud to collaborate with the Alabama Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to offer a Business Resource Center onsite at the Shoals Chamber office, 20 Hightower Place in Florence.   The Alabama SBDC Network exists to train business people in a wide variety of business topics and provides comprehensive information services and access to experts in many ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
AUBURN – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Shoals-area winners from the South’s BEST Robotics Championship held December 1-2 at Auburn University. Sixty teams spanning five states participated and five represented the NW Alabama BEST Robotics region. These teams included Creekside Academy, Brooks High School, Covenant Christian School, Phillips High School and Moulton Middle ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The Northwest Alabama BEST Robotic Competition will hold its 2018 Mall Day at the Florence Mall on Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. BEST is a workforce development partnership between the Shoals Chamber of Commerce and Northwest-Shoals Community College. The Chamber and the College will gather the 19 participating schools to practice driving their robots in preparation for the BEST ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education