October 22, 2021

New Dates: Upcoming Events for the rest of 2021

We have several rescheduled events to host before 2021 closes out.  Please mark these on your calendar -- we've included links where registration is still open, and if you don't see a link, it means we'll open registration soon.
October 20, 2021

Oct. 19 Zoom Call: SBDC/PTAC and Impact Aid

Our guests from the UAH Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) shared information about a […]
October 18, 2021

Toyota Alabama’s Future is Electrified and Turbocharged

Huntsville, Ala. (October 18, 2021) – Together with state and community leaders, Toyota Alabama held an event to celebrate the first of Toyota’s latest engine products for the all-new 2022 Tundra to come off the production line. The new engines, a hybrid electric powered twin-turbo V6 engine and the gas-powered twin-turbo V6 engine, usher in the next era of powertrains being assembled in Huntsville.
October 12, 2021

Oct. 12 Zoom Call: Legal Questions about the Vaccine Mandate, Round 2

We welcomed Richard Raleigh of Wilmer & Lee and Sarah Osborne of Bradley. We also thank two HR professionals, Tim Lingo of Aerojet Rocketdyne and Leah Sketo of Lockheed Martin Corporation, who joined us to share their perspectives on COVID-19 pandemic planning and response. December 8 is the deadline for federal contractors to be fully vaccinated. 
October 12, 2021

Northrop Grumman Marks Opening of New Facility in Cummings Research Park

Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the opening of a new facility in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the United States and the fourth largest in the world. This facility, located at 110 Wynn Drive, will increase the company’s footprint in Huntsville and support work with the U.S. Air Force Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Program, the Nation’s next generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system.
October 12, 2021

U.S. Space & Rocket announces new Space Camp Operations Center to be named for Boeing

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is proud to announce the naming of its new Space Camp Operations Center for Boeing, a global leader in aerospace and a longtime supporter of the Rocket Center and its Space Camp programs. Boeing is making a $3.5 million donation for the new 40,600-square-foot building that will include a permanent home for U.S. Cyber Camp as well as a 1,000-seat auditorium and 10 classrooms and laboratories to support the Space Camp family of programs.
October 6, 2021

Initiatives – October 2021

Our cover story this month is on NASA's Space Launch System. The team is making final preparations to launch this megarocket very soon! Also, read about progress at MidCity, Manufacturing Spotlights, a new Master's degree at Alabama A&M University and more.
October 5, 2021

Oct. 5 Zoom Call: Legal Questions about the Vaccine Mandate

Our guests on October 5 were Chris Lockwood of Wilmer & Lee law firm, and Sarah Osborne of Bradley law firm. Both practice in Huntsville and work with federal contractors to answer various employment questions. They have both been fielding lots of questions about the vaccine mandate recently.
October 4, 2021

Announcing the Contenders for the 2021 Small Business Awards!

We are thrilled to announce the Contenders for the 36th Annual Small Business Awards, and we look forward to seeing you in person for this event on Wednesday, Dec. 1.  Registration will open soon.
October 1, 2021

South Huntsville Companies Host Ribbon Cutting for New Multi-Tenant Facility

Freedom Real Estate & Capital (Freedom), Invariant Corporation (Invariant), and Torch Technologies (Torch) are celebrating the ribbon cutting of a new multi-use building located at 4040 Chris Drive. The ribbon cutting was hosted on September 30, 2021 at the site of the new building.
September 29, 2021

Special Aerospace Services Breaks Ground on “The Campus” in Cummings Research Park

The Huntsville community and State of Alabama are proud to welcome Special Aerospace Services (SAS) as the newest company to locate in Cummings Research Park (CRP). The company hosted a groundbreaking on Wednesday at its new location, 1101 Explorer Boulevard NW.
September 28, 2021

Sept. 28 Zoom Call: ‘Alma Mater’ Beer

The 'Alma Mater' beer is a collaboration between Alabama A&M University and Straight to Ale Brewing.
September 22, 2021

Sept. 21 Zoom Call: COVID Check-in

Dr. Wes Stubblefield of the Alabama Department of Public Health and Huntsville Hospital CEO Jeff Samz joined us on Sept. 21 for an update on the current COVID-19 numbers and protocols.
September 21, 2021

Member Retention Manager Donna McCrary retires after 21+ years

Monday, the Chamber joined in celebration to honor Member Retention Manager, Donna McCrary. McCrary will be retiring at the end of September after more than 21 years at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. We will miss her dearly, and look forward to all the upcoming visits from her.