Chamber Events
 

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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.

Board member Allen Twiggs of Golden Peanut & Tree Nuts, welcomed the crowd to event at Headland United Methodist Church, gave the invocation and introduced this year's board members and officers. Immediate Past President Luke Stevens gave the State of the Chamber Report. He noted that the Chamber had 47 new members in 2018 and already has eight new members going into 2019..."that brings us to 211 members and counting," he said. "Now that's something to celebrate!" He pointed out that Chamber members had 16 ribbon-cutting and ground-breaking events last year and the Chamber hosted or helped sponsor 20 special events in our community. He introduced the new Chamber President, Pete Crews.

The Headland Lions Club was the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award. Club member and District Governor of South Alabama Andy Marshall accepted the award on behalf of the Lions Club. "Thank you for all your help with the Bicentennial traveling exhibit...cooking for our Business Showcase, helping with the Christmas Parade line up and more," Chamber Executive Director said. "You community spirit is contagious, and our town is an even better place because of you all."

Many thanks to our sponsors: Diamond Sponsors - Golden Peanut & Tree Nuts, HNB First Bank; Emerald Sponsors - PCI Technologies/Pruitt Communications, Southeast Gas; and Ruby Sponsors Alabama Power, Hometown Food Center and Poly, Inc.

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Top left: Speaker Jeremy Arthur and our beautiful Headland Queens. Top right: Musicians from the Tri-State Community Orchestra. Bottom left: Executive Director Rhonda Harrison, Incoming Chamber President Pete Crews and outgoing Chamber President Luke Stephens. Bottom right: At the Airport's table, Pete Crews, Sylvia Crews, Becky Tucker, Jim Tucker and Roger Mixon.

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  • September 2021 - Gem of the Month - Corndodgers Farm

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  • June 2021 - Gem of the Month - Headland Family Medicine

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  • April 2021 - Gem of the Month - Donald Smith Co.

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  • December 2020 - Gem of the Month - PeoplesSouth Bank

    Congratulations PeoplesSouth Bank, our December Gem of the Month! Stop by for all your banking needs.

    2020 12 HCOC Gem of the Month PeoplesSouth Bank

  • November 2020 - Gem of the Month - Rodeos Mexican Restaurant

    Congratulations Rodeos Mexican Restaurant, our November Gem of the Month! Stop by the best in Mexican cuisine.

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  • October 2020 - Gem of the Month - Todd Farms

    Congratulations Todd Farms, our October Gem of the Month! Stop by for a photo op in front of the World's Largest Syrup Bottle and bring home deliciousness!

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  • September 2020 - Gem of the Month - HNB First

    Congratulations! Dwight Gamble accepted the Gem of the Month award for HNB First Bank. HNB First Bank supports our chamber, local businesses and our farmers.

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  • March 2020 - Gem of the Month - Bruce's Service Center

    The Nesiba Family keeps us all on the road in Headland at Bruce's Service Center. They have been serving the Headland community for years at this multi-generational family business. Thank you for continuing to provide quality auto service and being long standing members of our chamber.

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  • February 2020 - Gem of the Month - Quilted Creations

    Congratulations to Mrs. Sherry Burkhalter at Quilted Creations on being our Gem of the Month! They recently celebrated 9 years of being in business in Downtown Headland! We are so grateful Sherry, her family and her team have invested in our city. Thank you for continuing to serve Headland and the surrounding areas.

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  • January 2020 - Gem of the Month - Headland Police Department

    Thank you for serving Making Headland one of the safest cities in Alabama!

    We were pleased to honor Chief of Police Mark Jones and his department as January's Gem of the Month! Headland has been named the Third Safest City in Alabama for two years in a row! Thank you to Chief Jones and his entire team for making Headland a safe place to live and do business.

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  • December 2019 - Gem of the Month - Headland ACE Hardware

    Thank you for serving Headland, Headland Ace Hardware!

    Congratulations to Headland Ace Hardware for being our December Gem of the Month! Each month we will be celebrating an outstanding member of the Chamber!

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  • November 2019 Gem of the Month - Hometown Foodcenter

    2019 11 HCOC Gem of the Month Hometown Foods

    The Headland Area Chamber of Commerce has awarded the November 2019 Gem of the Month to Hometown Foodcenter located at 17990 US-431, Headland, AL 36345, 334-693-3600 and is open 7am-9pm daily.

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