July 24, 2020

Safer at Home Requirements: Restaurants and Bars

The Alabama Dept. of Public health has released this new information for restaurants and bars. Failure to comply may result in emergency closure or suspension or revocation of the establishment's permit.
July 24, 2020

The Alabama Department of Public Health: Guidelines for Restaurants and Bars

The Alabama Dept. of Public Health has asked us to share these practices, which are strongly recommended for restaurants, bars and similar establishments.
July 24, 2020

FAQ for Businesses About COVID-19

How long should your employees stay out if they test positive? Should they also stay home if they have a sick family member? What should you do to clean your workplace? As more people test positive for COVID-19 in our community, more questions are pouring in. The Alabama Dept. of Public Health has released this FAQ to help.
July 20, 2020

Face coverings: Where to buy masks, or how to make them

If you haven’t secured masks for yourself, your family, or employees, these are now required by the State of Alabama when you’re in public. They will soon be required in school, too.
July 2, 2020

Mask Up Huntsville: Face coverings required as of July 7 in Madison County

Our hospital officials are asking for your help to get COVID-19 infection rates under control. Please use face coverings in your workplace and in public, and please help us spread the word using #maskuphsv. We have links for social media graphics here.
June 17, 2020

List of medical offices in Madison County testing for COVID-19

There are a number of offices conducting testing for COVID-19, if you find you need this service.
June 15, 2020

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber to take decisive steps to improve diversity, inclusion

We issue this statement on behalf of our Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
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 7, 2020

EOS, SCI and Trail Life Troop 1613 offer support for medical clinic at Downtown Rescue Mission

The groups donated vinyl covered chairs and fully equipped cubicles to Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit's medical clinic at the Downtown Rescue Mission. A Trailman from Trail Life Troop 1613, Hudson O’Neill, had the idea for the project and sought donations from SCI and EOS.
August 7, 2020

Aug. 7, 2020

August 7, 2020
Hollingsworth Companies groundbreaking

Company breaks ground on 400,000 SF Industrial Facility in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (August 6, 2020) - Local and state officials and members of the business community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new 404,738 SF industrial building in the SouthPoint Business Park in Huntsville, Alabama. This will be the 11th facility developed by The Hollingsworth Companies in SouthPoint, which has provided the community with facilities that support hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in investments.
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.
August 3, 2020

Drop Everything & Get Counted: Wednesday, Aug. 12

August 12 is designated statewide as the Census Day of Action for Alabama Businesses, and it's critical that we boost our participation rate.
August 3, 2020

Chamber Leader Selected for Economic Recovery Fellowship

Lucia Cape one of 42 nationwide selected to participate HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (August 3, 2020) — Lucia Cape, Senior Vice President […]
August 1, 2020

COVID-19: Remain Vigilant

The playbook for 2020 went out the window several months ago. We are in the midst of a pandemic that is affecting all areas of our lives. Many of us have dealt with illness, and some have lost loved ones to COVID-19. Others have lost income to support their families. Yet, we have seen many examples of helpers and leaders.
August 1, 2020

COVID & Schools

The playbook for 2020 went out the window several months ago. We are in the midst of a pandemic that is affecting all areas of our lives. Many of us have dealt with illness, and some have lost loved ones to COVID-19. Others have lost income to support their families. Yet, we have seen many examples of helpers and leaders.
August 1, 2020

Space Update: Moving Forward

In spite of challenges created by the COVID pandemic, NASA and local space companies continue to log some impressive accomplishments. The Space Launch System core stage, the largest part of NASA’s heavy-lift launch vehicle, is currently in the test stand at the Stennis Space Center.
August 1, 2020

Huntsville: A City in the Making, Part 4

WF Sanders Jr. took his first breath in Huntsville in 1935. Since childhood, he’s held a front-row seat to witness and participate in much of the city’s development into the thriving economic engine that it is today. He describes his experience as “a wonderful ride.”
August 1, 2020

HREGI Profile: Keel Point LLC

Since the merger, Keel Point’s service offerings have expanded to include financial planning, wealth management, estate planning, philanthropic and family office services, as well as corporate services which offers benefits and retirement packages for businesses.
August 1, 2020

Workforce Update: Zoom, Zoom

Virtual. It’s a word we have now heard a million times, and that word describes how the rest of 2020 is going to look, especially when it comes to recruiting. The Chamber will focus its recruiting efforts online for the rest of the year.
July 31, 2020

Boeing gives ‘Save Space Camp’ campaign $500,000  

Boeing has made a $500,000 leadership gift to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Save Space Camp campaign. Launched Tuesday, July 28, the campaign is seeking to raise a minimum of $1.5 million to sustain operations of the museum and to be able to reopen Space Camp in April 2021.
July 31, 2020

Initiatives – August 2020

Here is our August issue of Initiatives magazine. Read the latest on COVID-19 in our community, how schools are addressing the start of the new academic year, tips on engaging a remote workforce, virtual recruiting and more.
July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020

Launch of the Mars Perseverance rover has several Alabama connections

Thursday’s launch of the Mars Perseverance rover was a huge success for NASA and its partners across the country and right in our own backyard.
July 30, 2020

Make Your Vote Count: Information for Upcoming Elections

We've compiled important dates, information, and resources for residents of Madison County as we approach municipal elections on August 25 as well as the general election on November 3.
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.