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  • Chamber to Host 20th Annual Golf Tournament

     

     

    Golf Tournament 2017 BANNER  

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  • Hardee's Offers Deals to Locals

    Hardee's is one of our many valued Chamber Members, and we are thrilled to offer these deals to you on their behalf. Please click "Read More" and scroll down for the printable coupons offered by Hardee's! 

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  • Chamber Connection 3/6

    We have been rocking along at the Chamber; read on below for just a small slice of what we have been up to!

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  • Black History Month Bucket List

    The history of our area is steeped in rich African American heritage. So many of our esteemed leaders have left an indelible impact not only on our city, county, and region, but across the globe. From the stinging yoke of slavery to the liberation and empowerment of the Reconstruction Era; from decades of disenfranchisement to the passage of the Voting Rights Act; from oppressive Jim Crowe laws to a proliferation of African American elected officials; our history is black history. We invite you to explore a small slice of Selma and Dallas County’s African American Heritage by visiting these 10 sites:

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  • Area Boasts Three Finalists for Statewide Business Awards

    BIRMINGHAM – The Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information Executive Director, Sheryl Smedley, spent a portion of Friday attending The Partnership’s Annual Meeting in support of three local finalists for statewide business awards. The Partnership, a collaboration between the Business Council of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, presents awards each year for “Alabama Small Business of the Year” and “Emerging Small Business of the Year.”

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  • Terminator Exterminating
  • Real Estate Gallery
  • Cornerstone Realty
  • Legacy Properties
  • Pinebelt Wireless
  • Frazer Group
  • Town Country Real Estate
  • St Pauls Episcopal Selma
  • First Cahawba Bank
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NPS Expansion Completion and Public Opening

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Selma Interpretive Center Expansion Completion and Public Opening

Selma, AL - The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail expansion is complete and will be opening to the public on February 23, 2017.  The renovation is the 2nd phase of the ongoing expansion of the Selma Interpretive Center in Selma, AL.  The development completed the restoration of the 2nd and 3rd floors of the center that originally opened on May 6, 2011.  The newly designed temporary exhibits will be featured on the completed floors until the permanent exhibits are finished.  The center will resume showing the park film “Never Lose Sight of Freedom.”

“I am beyond thrilled that the citizens of my home town will soon have the opportunity to see the newly expanded Selma Interpretive Center.  The completion of this phase of the building expansion symbolizes another step forward for the city of Selma.  I am grateful to the City, the National Park Service, and the Alabama Department of Transportation for making this expansion possible,” said Alabama Congressional Representative Terri Sewell. 

The Selma Interpretive Center will host an open house from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on

February 23, 2017.  A small welcome reception and program will take place on the 3rd floor of the center to formally announce the opening at 2:00 p.m. and will feature Alabama Congressional Representative Terri Sewell, City of Selma Mayor Darrio Melton, Southeast Deputy Regional Director Sherri Fields and Superintendent Sandra Taylor.

This event is open to the public and free of charge.

 

If you have questions, please contact the Selma Interpretive Center at 334-872-0509.  More information about the history of the parks can be found at www.nps.gov/tuin, www.nps.gov/tuai or www.nps.gov/semo

The Whole Parent Empowering Parents Classes

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

From 10 am-Noon

Learn more about:

  • Your developing baby to ensure he/she arrives healthy
  • - Your changing body and emotions
  • - How to care for your baby-Pregnancy in the workplace
  • -Environmental hazards
  • -Ways to sooth a crying infant-Prenatal nutrition/Healthier choices
  • -Early brain development

You will receive books, make toys for your new baby and receive lots of other material.

Call today to reserve a spot in our class 334-874-7785

New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 3:30 pm

New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program

Monday through Thursday

Grades 6,7, & 8

3:30 pm-6:00 pm

  • Tutoring
  • Computers
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games
  • Leadership
  • College/Career Club

Sister Kathy, Director 334-872-2359

Patrick Evans: Coordinator

Registration: Monday, August 15, 2016 3-6pm at 1108 Griffin Avenue

Sponsored by the Edmundite Missions 

 

Centre for Commerce Annual Meeting

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information and the Selma and Dallas County Economic Development Authority as we celebrate our partnership and the progress in our community. 

 

Further details TBA. 

Family Karate

All day

Tang Soo Do (related to Taekwondo)

Fee: $30/family (adults encouraged) 

Scholarships available. 

Ages: Grade 2+ accompanied by an adult

Free uniforms/free month of trial classes

Sr. Kathy, 4th degree Certified Black Belt Instructor

Call 334-455-0929