September 30, 2020

Alabama’s Safer at Home order extended through Sunday, Nov. 8

Keep masking up -- Governor Kay Ivey has extended the Safer at Home Order until Sunday, Nov. 8 at 5 p.m. There is a new guidance for nursing homes and visitors.
September 28, 2020

Toyota announces $200K grant to support local e-learning

The Toyota USA Foundation is donating $200,000 to Huntsville City Schools, Madison City Schools and Madison County Schools for devices and internet access to help students with distance learning.
September 23, 2020

Web Call (Sept. 23): Corporate Innovation Centers in Huntsville

Mary Scott Hunter, Corporate Advisor for INTUITIVE, and Dr. Neal Lovell, Solutions Vice President of SAIC, joined us to talk about their companies' corporate innovation centers.
September 16, 2020

Web Call (September 16): Jody Singer, Matt Massey

We were happy to have Jody Singer, Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and Matt Massey, President of the Alabama School of Cyber Technology & Engineering on our call!
September 9, 2020

Web Call (September 9): Lee Shaw, Madison City Schools

Lee Shaw is Business Development Director for Madison City Schools. She joined our weekly call to talk about how the system is phasing students back in. Madison started on September 8, and our other two public systems will start to phase students back on Sept. 14.
September 2, 2020

Web Call (September 2): NASA Test Firing, Huntsville Development Update

During our weekly call with members, we took a moment to watch NASA's SLS Booster Test. We also got an update on various commercial and road projects around Huntsville with Kathy Martin, the City's Director of Engineering.
August 27, 2020

Update: Statewide Mask Order in Effect Through Oct. 2

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris both said mask-wearing is working in keeping the virus rates down.
August 10, 2020

Childcare Resources

As remote learning begins across the Tennessee Valley this month, several resources are available to parents for supervision and academic […]
August 6, 2020

Web Call (August 5): Save Space Camp

Our guests were John Nerger, Chairman of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission, Louis Ramirez, Interim CEO of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, and Ben Chandler, Chair of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Foundation.  All talked about the need to bolster the USSRC and Space Camp for future generations of visitors and campers.
July 30, 2020

Web Call (July 29): Speaker Mac McCutcheon

Speaker McCutcheon talked about a variety of topics, including next year's budget, COVID funding, the importance of saving Space Camp, and more.
July 29, 2020

Rocket City Mom: Information on Virtual School Support

Several local businesses have expanded their services to provide virtual support to students this fall. Rocket City Mom will continue to update this list.
July 29, 2020

Gov. Ivey: Statewide masking to stay in place through Aug. 31

The amended Safer at Home Order requires individuals to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people. This amended order extends until August 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
July 28, 2020

Save Space Camp: Space Camp, U.S. Space & Rocket Center Launch Campaign

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center and its internationally beloved Space Camp are in jeopardy of closure due to devastating economic challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to remain open for future generations of visitors and campers, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Space Camp are launching a “Save Space Camp” campaign.
July 27, 2020

Childcare Survey: Now available in English & Spanish

We've created this survey to gather basic information to help inform a community response for students who will potentially be unsupervised when school resumes this fall. There are English and Spanish versions included. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 3.