April 22, 2021

Chamber partners with Hiring Our Heroes to Accelerate Workforce Recruitment

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 22, 2021) — The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today a formal partnership through Hiring Our Heroes (HOH). Huntsville has been selected as the newest site for a full-time program manager to support the HOH Corporate Fellowship Program and other recruitment resources for transitioning military service members.
September 27, 2021

Population growth in west HSV, student recruiting, booster vaccines, and beer

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.
September 21, 2021

Contact Huntsville Hospital to host a vaccine event

Huntsville Hospital will offer COVID-19 vaccinations at your jobsite, and will bring first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. There is a 25-person minimum, and you can include spouses and family members.
September 20, 2021

New ranking for Madison, a new recruiting trip to Auburn, and smart students galore!

September 20, 2021

Congratulations to our local National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Local school systems are celebrating students who have reached the semifinals of the National Merit Scholarship Program. These young men and women are among 16,000 students nationwide who have the opportunity to continue in the competition for roughly 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million offered in the spring.
September 20, 2021

Planning a holiday party? Hire a Chamber member to jazz up your event!

Use our Business Directory on our website to book a caterer, event planner, florist, photographer, and more. These small businesses would love your support -- and you know how quickly calendars fill up this time of year.
September 19, 2021

Madison, Ala. No. 12 on Money’s Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Money.com has ranked Madison, Alabama in the No. 12 spot on its 2021 Best Places to Live list. It cites the availability of high-paying jobs in the area, a median household income 35.5% higher than the national average, as well as fun activities.
September 19, 2021

Media Recognition (PDF)

September 17, 2021

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September 16, 2021

Member Connection: New Way to Send in Flyers

For many years, you've sent your flyers to Donna McCrary to be included in the Member Connection. She is retiring this month, so we've established a new method.
September 15, 2021

Sept. 14 Zoom Call: Redistricting Discussion

Jim Entrekin and Othni Lathram of the Alabama Legislative Services Agency joined us for a discussion on Alabama's redistricting process. Our state will soon undergo this process based on the 2020 Census results.
September 14, 2021

Huntsville Hospital Foundation Board launches Healthcare Heroes Fund

The new Healthcare Heroes Fund at Huntsville Hospital Foundation will support our local healthcare workers, providing meals, morale boosters, and emergency assistance funding for those personally affected by the virus through their jobs. Each tax-deductible gift directly supports healthcare heroes at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, and Madison Hospital.
September 13, 2021

Latest on Vaccine Mandate, Redistricting Discussion and SLS Developments

September 10, 2021

Boeing expanding its Huntsville facilities

A groundbreaking ceremony was held to kick off the 9,000 sq. ft. expansion of the Huntsville Electronics Center of Excellence on September 8 morning. The expansion will enhance Boeing’s ability to produce, upgrade and sustain the PAC-3 missile seeker program.
September 7, 2021

Sept. 7 Zoom Call: Huntsville’s Music Scene

This week, we explored a fun topic -- Huntsville’s growing music scene! This includes an update on Huntsville Amphitheater, which is under construction in MidCity.
September 7, 2021

Statewide Moment of Silence, Hospital CEO expresses vaccination urgency, and Call for CRP Mentors

September 3, 2021

Sept. 3, 2021

September 3, 2021

Huntsville Hospital CEO: 70K need to get vaccinated in Madison County

"We don't need a few people to get vaccinated. We need 70,000 people to go get vaccinated," Samz stressed. "The individual choices people are making in our community to not get vaccinated are having an impact on everyone."
August 31, 2021

Aug. 31 Zoom Call: Huntsville’s growth & workforce initiatives

On our weekly call, we discussed Huntsville's population growth, as outlined in recent Census figures, and workforce initiatives we are involved in. Ken Smith & Lyndsay Ferguson of our Chamber team share the latest.