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2015 Award Winners Announced at the Auburn Chamber Annual Meeting


Date Published: February 19, 2016

The 67th Auburn Chamber Annual Meeting, presented by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, was held on February 18, 2016, at the Auburn Arena. The meeting featured remarks by 2015 chair, Martee Moseley, remarks from from Mayor Bill Ham and a keynote address by renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.   Each year, the annual meeting is the largest gathering of the Auburn business community and an opportunity for Auburn’s most successful bu...

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Auburn Chamber Annual Meeting Set for February 18


Date Published: January 19, 2016

The 67th Auburn Chamber Annual Meeting, presented by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, is set for February 18, 2016, at the Auburn Arena. A number of awards will be presented to both businesses and individuals, and Dr. James Andrews will be featured as the keynote speaker. Each year, the annual meeting is the largest gathering of the Auburn business community and an opportunity for Auburn’s most successful businesses and individuals to be applaud...

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Auburn Christmas Parade Set for Dec. 10


Date Published: November 5, 2015

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Christmas parade in downtown Auburn on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. The parade, sponsored by Thames Orthodontics, will include Aubie, Santa, Christmas characters, live music and lots of other Christmas favorites!  ...

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Toomer's Corner Renovation Underway


Date Published: May 11, 2015

This summer, residents and visitor will witness the hustle and bustle of construction equipment in downtown Auburn as the city completes a major reconstruction of Toomer’s Corner and gives downtown Auburn a new look with new amenities. Plans include: >>Raising the Toomer’s Corner intersection so that it will be level with the sidewalks to create a larger, level plaza for downtown events; >>expanding the sidewalks on the corners to include new t...

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Auburn Chamber Board Adopts Strategic Plan


Date Published: February 23, 2015

After several months of planning, the Auburn Chamber recently adopted a new strategic plan for 2015-2017. The plan includes six main areas of focus: membership, business/entrepreneurial development, workforce development, public policy, communication (of our story) and enhancement of our community. Proven chamber of commerce strategist Chuck Ewart helped conduct research involving both current members and non-members and led the board of directors through the planning process. &ldquo...

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LLC Accepting Applications for an Executive Director


Date Published: January 29, 2015

Leadership Lee County is searching for an Executive Director. The position is part-time and will begin May 2015. Interested individuals should visit www.leadershipleecounty.com to download an application and the position d...

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City Council Candidate Survey Results


Date Published: August 21, 2014

Auburn City Council elections will be held on August 26 for Wards 1, 3, 5 and 6. In order to help citizens cast an informed vote, the Auburn Chamber asked each city council candidate to complete a brief questionnaire. Results are now available.   ...

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MUNICIPAL ELECTION FORUMS AUG. 11 & 14


Date Published: August 8, 2014

In anticipation of the upcoming August 26 municipal election, the Auburn Chamber will host a candidate forum for Ward 1 on August 11 at 6 p.m. at Boykin Community Center and forums for Wards 3, 5 and 6 on August 14 at the Auburn Chamber office at 714 E. Glenn Ave. The Ward 3 forum will be held at 5:30 p.m., the Ward 5 forum at 6:15 p.m. and the Ward 6 forum at 7 p.m. ...

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Auburn Chamber Brings the Business Community to Campus


Date Published: July 22, 2014

On August 27, Auburn University students will have the opportunity to explore the Auburn community without leaving campus during the third annual Auburn Chamber Business Fair. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., businesses will showcase goods and services at the Student Center, give away prizes, hold contests and help familiarize students with what’s available to them off-campus.    “We...

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Leadership Lee County Applications Now Available


Date Published: June 2, 2014

Leadership Lee County applications are now available for the 2014-2015 class. The program, sponsored by the Auburn and Opelika Chambers of Commerce, seeks out, honors, educates, challenges and develops a select group of leaders who live or work in Lee County and have the potential to provide the leadership needed to solve problems of community and statewide significance. Participants are selected on the basis of ability, demonstrated interest in the community and potential for respon...

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