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2020 2021 Diplomat Applications Now Available


Date Published: May 5, 2020

If you are interested in becoming an Auburn Chamber diplomat, please fill out the following application. All applications should be submitted to Anna Hovey by Friday, May 22. The diplomat program is proudly sponsored and supported by AuburnBank.To submit your application or for more information, email Anna Hovey at anna@auburnchamber.com.

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AO Discover! Launches STEM Series to Support Local Businesses


Date Published: April 21, 2020

AO Discover!, East Alabama’s first hands-on science museum, is launching a new campaign to support local businesses during these times of economic hardship. The DISCOVER Local campaign was designed to introduce families to local businesses through tutorial-style videos that showcase their daily operations and connect them to various aspects of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).The campaign will feature several themes beginning with “DISCOVER Local: Le...

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Lee County Association of Realtors Makes Donation to the Food Bank of East Alabama and Mercy Medical


Date Published: April 10, 2020

The Lee County Association of Realtors (LCAR) donated $30,000 to the Food Bank of East Alabama and Mercy Medical on Friday, March 20.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local charitable organizations are seeing an increase in need from citizens. Charitable organizations are also having a harder time securing resources during this time of need. “With a national emergency now declared, local school districts closed, we are stepping up to provide the resources to help both the chr...

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JACKSON THORNTON NAMED TO FORBES TOP ACCOUNTING FIRMS LIST


Date Published: March 2, 2020

Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, was recently named as one of America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms by Forbes Magazine. The firm has a local office in the historic area of downtown Opelika.Only 227 firms nationwide were selected and only seven in Alabama. Jackson Thornton was selected as being a top recommendation in both the tax and accounting areas.Forbes and market research compan...

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E.L. SPENCER, AUBURN PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT AND JAY AND SUSIE GOGUE AMONG THOSE HONORED AT THE AUBURN CHAMBER ANNUAL M


Date Published: February 27, 2020

Each year the Auburn business community gathers at the Auburn Arena to reflect on the past year, welcome the new board chairperson, and celebrate a number of outstanding individuals and organizations. This year, E.L Spencer, the Auburn Public Safety Department and Jay and Susie Gogue were among those honored.“An important part of what we do is shine a spotlight on those who have shaped our community and worked hard to make Auburn better. As our organization steadily grows and we...

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EDWARD JONES NAMED TO 2020 FORTUNE 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR


Date Published: February 25, 2020

For the 21st time, Edward Jones is named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine. Edward Jones took the No. 7 spot on the prestigious list, the 16th year the firm has ranked in the top 10.Great Place to Work®, a global people-analytics and consulting firm, analyzed responses from more than 650,000 employees at Great Place to Work-certified organizations across the United States. The firm evaluated more than 60 elements...

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360 MANAGEMENT WELCOMES EMILY DEARING


Date Published: February 19, 2020

Three Sixty {real estate} recently welcomed Emily Dearing to the growing team at 360 Management. “I love working with Three Sixty. Realtors help people find their dream homes, or--if a home isn’t necessarily their dream--you can brainstorm with them to make that house become their home," said Emily....

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LOTTE CHEMICAL ALABAMA AND APTAR CSP TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCE EXPANSIONS IN AUBURN


Date Published: February 19, 2020

Two Auburn industries recently announced new expansions that will invest a total of $28.9 million and bring 20 new jobs to the Auburn community...

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The Hotel at Auburn University Receives Southeast Tourism Society 2020 Shining Example Award


Date Published: February 14, 2020

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) has awarded The Hotel at Auburn University the 2020 Shining Example Award – Best Lodging Partner at their annual convention in Little Rock, Arkansas, on February 11. This award recognizes a lodging partner that supports their community above and beyond their four walls. The Hotel at Auburn University was nominated by Auburn Opelika Tourism in appreciation for the organization’s commitment to the community. 2020 mar...

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LAURA SELLERS EARNS LEADING EDGE SOCIETY AWARD FROM BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES


Date Published: February 6, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices recently announced that Laura Sellers has been named to the esteemed Leading Edge Society for 2019. The award recognizes the network’s top 8% of residential sales professionals who exemplifiy great sales measures in closed residential GCI, commercial GCI or closed residential units.Laura Sellers is an outstanding sales professional who is an asset to her company. She has built a solid customer base by employing effective marketing strategies and d...

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