Live, Play and Work in Headland
- Category: News
Books-n-Brunch, part of Alabama and Henry County’s Bicentennial Celebration, was held on Saturday, February 16th at the Herndon Oil Co. Loft in Abbeville. This event was sponsored by the Abbeville Memorial Library, the Blanche Solomon Memorial Library, the Abbeville Chamber of Commerce, the Headland Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Henry County Bicentennial Committee.
Books-n-Brunch guests enjoyed breakfast casseroles and pastries why they listened to fourteen local authors share from both their life experiences and books. Book topics included fiction, non-fiction, poems, short stories, history, children’s books, Christian, and a coloring book. For more information about our local authors, stop by the library.
- Category: Chamber Events
Chairman Emeritus Bill Snell; Erin Stuckey, PeoplesSouth Bank; Allen Twiggs, Golden Peanut & Tree Nuts; Gail DeFee, Headland Senior Center; Immediate Past President Luke Stevens, AllState, ; Amy Balkcom, Headland City Council; Kevin Murphy, Southeast Gas; Carlee Williams; President Pete Crews, Headland Municipal Airport; Vice President Linda Robinson, Robinson Tax & Accounting; Secretary Heather Shippey, City of Headland; Executive Director Rhonda Harrison. Not pictured are Treasurer Jody Singleton, CPA; David Norwood, Alabama Power; Zelda Oates, HNB First Bank; Teresa Peterson; and Dewey Todd, Todd Farms.
The Headland Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated reaching its goal of more than 200 members during the Annual Membership Banquet on Thursday, January 17. Jeremy Arthur, President & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama was the keynote speaker. His entertaining presentation highlighted many historical Chamber of Commerce connections from Al Capone to Miss America while stressing the importance of local Chambers. He also encouraged Headland to move forward towards downtown revitalization and becoming Main Street Alabama designated city.
- Category: Chamber Events
The Making Alabama Bicentennial Exhibit ribbon cutting celebrated the historical exhibit which also included 100-year-old quilts loaned by Sherry Burkhaulter of Quilted Creations as well as other historical artifacts. Fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade teacakes and other delicious refreshments were served. Many thanks to the volunteers who helped make this event possible.
Henry County Probate Judge David Money and Headland Mayor Ray Marler kicked off the Henry County 200th Bicentennial celebration which will run throughout the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019. This ongoing event is sponsored by the Abbeville Chamber of Commerce and the Headland Area Chamber of Commerce.