July 15, 2021—Machen McChesney, a leading CPA and Business Advisory firm, announces the promotion of Stephen Taunton to Manager, Austin Duran to Supervisor, and Michael Chesnutt to the firm's leadership team. Stephen Taunton, CPAMachen McChesney announces the promotion of Stephen Taunton, CPA, to Manager. Stephen has been employed with Machen McChesney since 2015. Stephen's areas of expertise include tax compliance and planning. He specializes in individual, business, and trust, and estate tax.Stephen received his Masters of Accountancy and his B.S. in Accounting from Auburn University. Austin Duran, CPAMachen McChesney announces the promotion of Austin Duran, CPA, to Supervisor. Austin [...]
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Just in time for the start of summer, we were thrilled to welcome back another event to our schedule after taking a pause last year. Our annual Women In Business lunch was Tuesday and it was a fantastic reminder of the many women who work to make our community so wonderful. We are so fortunate to have so many businesses that support the programs and work of the Chamber including the women who co-founded Three Sixty Real Estate who have supported this particular event since its inception! This year, we were happy to greet 150 smiling women and watch them [...]
School is out and the temperature outside has taken a scalding turn – we all know what this means. It’s summer! A time for enjoying a day at the pool, heading to the beach, eating a popsicle, and going to summer camp! Many of the Auburn Chamber members are offering nifty summer camps that you won’t want to miss out on! From sporty to crafty, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Read along and dive into the world of miraculous summer fun! Auburn Area Community Theatre Are you a little dramatic? Do you sometimes feel the urge to burst [...]
June 7, 2021—The Auburn Chamber of Commerce has made recent changes with the promotion of Crystal McKelvy and the addition of three team members. Crystal McKelvy, Events Services Coordinator Former Resource Specialist Crystal McKelvy has been a member of the Auburn Chamber staff for three years and has been promoted to the position of Event Services Coordinator. From accepting reservations for events, planning and executing the logistics of our programs, and ensuring that our sponsors’ expectations are met, McKelvy oversees all things associated with the Chamber’s Events and Programs. She manages the Diplomat Program, schedules ribbon cuttings and groundbreaking celebrations, [...]
Auburn Adult and Pediatric Medicine - Ribbon Cutting, 560 Devall Drive, Suite 201 (Healthcare/Medical) Backpack International - Ribbon Cutting, 923 Stage Rd, Suite J (Organization) Key Commercial Real Estate - Groundbreaking of The Vintage 2298 University Drive (Real Estate) Rob's Ribs - Ribbon Cutting, 307 North College Street (Food & Beverage) Stone Martin Builders - Grand Opening of the Model Home at Camden Ridge (Commercial & Residential Construction) Waynes Pest Control - Ribbon Cutting, Auburn location (Business and Professional Services)
Each year the Auburn Chamber Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of the Auburn business community and an opportunity to celebrate the successes of the past year, applaud outstanding area businesses, and look forward to the year ahead. This year’s meeting, held at The Hotel at Auburn University, featured remarks by the following: Rod Carter, 2020 chair of the Auburn Chamber; Dr. Cory Smith, Auburn United Methodist Church; Stacy Williams Jordan, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate; Anna Hovey, Auburn Chamber; Mayor Ron Anders, City of Auburn; and Elliott MacIsaac, 2021 chair of the Auburn Chamber. The meeting was presented by [...]
Jule Collins Smith Museum Hosting “Bernini Blowout” May 20 Featuring Award-Winning 3D Street Artist Tracy Lee StumIvy Harris2021-05-17T21:42:34+00:00
School’s out – let’s party like it’s 1689! The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University is pleased to announce the “Bernini Blowout” celebration on Thursday, May 20, from noon to 8 p.m. This family-friendly event will help the museum send off the latest traveling exhibition, “Bernini and the Roman Baroque: Masterpieces from Palazzo Chigi in Ariccia,” in style before it returns to Italy! A full day of art, fun food, and more is planned, headlined by award-winning 3D street artist Tracy Lee Stum. Stum will be recreating one of the Bernini masterpieces as a large-scale chalk [...]
River Bank & Trust's Lee County President / Executive Vice President Boles Pegues, III is proud to announce Auburn Office Manager Angela Moulton's promotion to Vice President. During her 18-year career, Angela has risen through the banking ranks, excelling in indispensable roles as a financial associate, customer service representative, office manager, and lender. "Angela embodies River Bank & Trust's values every day, going above and beyond when caring for our customers, guiding our office team, and providing leadership in the Lee County community," says Pegues. "She is such a knowledgeable banker - and so deserving of this recognition." An Alabama Banking [...]
Just when you think technology ceases to become more advanced, cars learn to drive themselves - with the help of talented Auburn University students! Auburn University’s Autonomous Tiger Racing will race a Dallara Indy Lights car in the Indy Autonomous Challenge. This head-to-head driver-less racing competition includes 20 laps around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s famed 2.5-mile oval at top speed. The challenge was designed to inspire the brightest STEM talent from universities around the world and Auburn University has placed in the top 3. The Indy Lights race cars will be specially equipped with LiDAR, GPS-INS, computer vision cameras, radar, [...]
Sunday, May 9, is Mother’s Day! If you are still brainstorming how to honor the special mother figure in your life, look no further. Many of the Auburn Chamber members provide excellent gift options. Follow this gift guide to find the best token of gratitude to celebrate all of motherhood’s unseen and unheard sacrifices. Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers is the perfect one-stop shop for Mother’s Day. The independent bookstore has everything you need to complete your gift including cards, tote bags, coffee, bath bombs, wine, jewelry, and of course books! Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers’ carefully curated [...]