WEEKLY BUSINESS EVENTS - Childersburg Chamber of Commerce

EDITION 02.03.2K15
Alabama Power Company
Alabama Publishing Group
to right
& Awards
Atkinson Homes
Bates Enterprises
Blue Bell Creameries
Brookwood Medical Center
Cadence Bank
Childersburg Pet Clinic, PC
Childersburg Primary Care
Coosa Pines FCU
Coosa Valley Electric
Coosa Valley Medical Center
Curtis & Son Funeral Home
Hawk Plastics
Heritage Bank of the South
Heritage South Credit Union
Jimmy Roberson – County
Mort Moody, CPA
JX Nippon Oil & Energy
Lubricants America LLC
Park South PT
Pro-M Studio
Resolute Forest Products
The Daily Home
Wal-Mart Supercenter
White Knight Industries
"Freezing cold winds,
biting chills, and
white snow fluffed hills
Valentine’s Day, oh how gay!
Presidents ‘Day is coming our
February, sweet and small,
greatest month of all."
- Eric Lies, 28 Word Poem for
Childersburg Chamber of Commerce
Annual Awards Banquet is on
February 26, 2015.
Held at the Margie B. Sanford Bldg.
CACC Campus, beginning at 6:00 P.M.
Tickets $25.00 each
Toyota of Sylacauga located at 39765 Hwy 280 in Sylacauga has joined with us. See John Capps for all
your automotive needs. The phone number to call is 256 245-5251. In addition, Southern IT Services,
LLC has become a member. Anthony Lucas can be reached at 256 626-9392 and is available for your
Information Technology support. Welcome aboard to all of our new members!
The Chamber Coffee for February will be held at Fayetteville H.S. and will take place on Tuesday,
the 17th. Please note: this date is the 3rd week and not the traditional 2nd week of the month. The Coffee begins
at 8:30 A.M. Please come out and join us.
News You Can Use:
Cadence Bank located at 33327 U.S. Hwy. 280, Childersburg, is bringing back ‘Mr. Buddy, the Candy Man’
on February 3, 2015 (TODAY). He will be on site from 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. raising money for Muscular
Dystrophy research
and a cure.
Comfort Care Hospice is seeking men, women, and student volunteers of Talladega and surrounding areas
to be volunteers. If you are interested, please call Jill Stubblefield, LBSW/VC at 256 761-1250
Childersburg Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet will be held on February 26, 2015, at
the Margie B. Sanford Building on the CACC Campus, located at 34091 U.S. Highway 280 beginning at 6:00
P.M. Tickets donation $25.00 each. To reserve a table of 4, the donation is $150, and a table of 8, the donation is
Alabama Lifestyles Expo Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 8:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. at the Caribe
Resort Exhibition Halls, Orange Beach, AL. Free Admission, covered parking, with door prizes & cash prizes. Go
to www.AlabamaAdvantage.com and click EXPO or call 1 800 235-4757/205 222-2862 for more information.
Mardi Gras Party February 7, 2015 at Bella Luna Event Center to benefit Butler-Harris Rainwater Museum.
Ticket donation is $30. Each, a table of 4 reserved for $150 and a table of 8 for $300. Please see the attachment
for more information.
Coosa Valley Medical Center presents: ‘Rock Your heart 5K’ Saturday, February 28, 2015. Starting
time is 8:30 A.M. benefitting Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab. For more information call 256 401-4070 or visit
www.cvhealth.net .
Health Information Classes are now being offered at CACC through the Regional Health Care Network.
If you are interested in a career in Health Care call Pete Storey at 256-346-3441 or check us out at www.rhcn.org.
Childersburg Parks & Rec Center will sponsor a Queen of Hearts Beauty Pageant February 28,
2015from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Age division groups are: Beautiful Baby: Ages 0-1; Tiny Toddlers: Ages 1 & 2;
Little Miss Ages 3 & 4; Young Miss: Ages 5-7; Junior Miss: Ages 8-10; Queen of Hearts: Ages 11-14. Pageant is open to
contestants from surrounding areas. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! We are looking for CUTE faces and
HAPPY Personalities! There will be one winner from each division. Entry forms can be picked up at the Rec
Center. NO ONE LEAVES EMPTY HANDED! Admission: $5.00 per person Registration Fee: $80.00. For
more information, please see the attachment or, call Tova Lee at 256 378-6225.
Coosa Valley Medical Center would like to help you get enrolled in a health insurance program to cover
your future medical expenses. The meeting is held each Tuesday evening from 4-7 P.M. until February 3rd.
February 15th is the deadline to enroll in the federal insurance marketplace. Please see the attachment for more
Desoto Caverns Family Fun Park has a number of special packages. Check out their website for
details. Valentine’s Day Special: Two cave tour tickets and 1/4 pound of chocolate fudge for $24.59. This
special is good through Feb 14, 2015. Please use attached coupon. We hope to see you soon! January hours are
Monday - Saturday 10 am-4:3 0 pm & Sunday 1pm-4:30pm.
Kymulga Grist Mill presents “Restoration Ride ‘15” coming to you March 14, 2015. The ride starts at 8:00 A.M.
The Course closes at 5:00 P.M. Routes of 33 and 66 miles through Talladega, St. Clair, and Shelby Counties!
Register for this event through BikeRide.com . The cost is $25.00 per person and includes ride, SAG support, post
ride BBQ, drinks, and dessert. $12.50 of each entry fee goes directly to the Mill for restoration and is
tax deductible.
Central Alabama Community College Community Service Courses CHILDERSBURG
CAMPUS Spring 2015 Participants must register before the class begins. For more information, please email [email protected] or
call 256-378-2002 Registration form can be downloaded from the CACC Website and is attached to this form.
Computer for Adults (Intermediate)
March 9-April 20, Monday evenings, 6:00-7:30p.m.
Class will not meet on March 23
Intermediate computer for adults is the second class toward becoming for comfortable with a personal
computer. Completion of the Beginning Computer for Adults course is highly recommended prior to
taking this course. This 6 week course will be a continuation of the beginning courses, and will provide
instruction in Microsoft Office, web-based applications, even a little social media! The class is located
in room A-110. The instructor is Teresa Martin. The cost of the course is $60.
Conversational Spanish- Intermediate
March 3- April 13, Tuesday evenings, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Class will not meet on March 24
¿Habla Español¿ Basic Spanish skills are required. In this six-week course, intermediate learners will
express what you want and need in the simplest and most effective way. Learn the expressions,
character, and courtesies of the Spanish people. Build on your current Spanish vocabulary. Learn more
expressions and effective ways to communicate with our Spanish friends. The class is located in room
A-108. The class instructor is Alba Rivera-McEwen. The cost of the course is $60.00.
Intermediate Sign Language
March 5- April 16, Thursday evenings, 6:00-8:00 P.M.
This is a class designed for participants with basic sign language skills. Participants will learn to expand
their expressions and signs of American Sign Language. This six-week class will teach the intermediate
skills of communicating with our hearing impaired friends. There are no required prerequisites. Classes
will be held at the Childersburg Campus in room A-108. The fee for the six-week class is $60.00.
Textbooks are not required for this course. The class instructor is Sue Graham who is licensed by
the State of Alabama to Interpret/Transliterate. No refunds will be given after attending the first class.
Self Defense for Adults
February 19- March 12, Thursday evenings, 6:00-8:00 P.M.
This 4 week course will teach adults (ages 18 and over) hands on training using self defense tactics. This
course is being instructed by Sergeant Tony Tomlin of the Childersburg Police Department. Sergeant
Tomlin is certified through a-post: self-defense instructor. No refunds will be given after attending the
first class. The cost of the course is $10.00. Registration must be in advance, first come first serve. Class
will meet in the Lobby of Building A.
Veterans need your assistance! The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of
Talladega County needs volunteers! RSVP is totally focused on assisting veterans. Currently, RSVP
need people who can volunteer to drive a veteran to a doctors’ appointments at the Birmingham
Veterans Hospital. We need several volunteers that we can call on an as needed basis. Also, volunteers
are needed to help at the VA clinic in Childersburg. Can you give a couple of hours a month to the VA
clinic in Childersburg or a full day to transport a veteran to a much needed doctor’s appointment?
Please call Ginny Archer 256-267-3692 for more information if you are interested.
Childersburg Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events:
Childersburg City Council meets the FIRST and THIRD Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM in
the City Hall Lobby. Your views are important, come out and let them be known.
The Childersburg Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 AM twice monthly on the 2nd and 4th
Tuesdays. The meeting place will be the Old Town Grille. The Kiwanis club has completed a Pavilion in
the children’s park downtown. It is available for birthday parties, family reunions and etc. If you are
interested in becoming a part of the Kiwanis effort, they welcome new members. For more information
call or come by the Chamber office.
WYEA Radio: When your travels take you out of the area or underground, stay connected to WYEA!
Visit wyea.net and click the Listen Live button, or tune in on you smartphone or tablet through
Childersburg Recreation Center is now a RED CROSS SHELTER in case of disaster.
For more information, contact Tova Lee at 256 378-6225 or email, [email protected] .
805 3rd Street SW~P.O. Box 527
Childersburg, AL 35044
Phone 256 378-5482