Welcome to the Auburn Chamber!

News

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...

Read More...

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...

Read More...

WINKELMANN FLOWFORM TECHNOLOGY EXPANDING AUBURN OPERATION


Date Published: January 27, 2020

Winkelmann Flowform Technology (WFT) LP is expanding its Auburn operation, investing $2.2 million and creating 12 new jobs over the next two ye...

Read More...

CRAWFORD WILLIS GROUP PARTNERS WITH CLOUD BASED BROKERAGE eXp REALTY


Date Published: January 10, 2020

The Crawford - Willis Group, an Auburn/Opelika-based real estate team founded in 2016 by Evan Crawford and Matthew Willis, has partnered with eXp Realty, a cloud-based and agent-owned brokerage.eXp Realty, founded in 2009, is the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America and a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPI). The company was named as a “Best Place to Work” for a third consecutive year in Glassdoor’s 2020 Employees&r...

Read More...

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LEE COUNTY HONORS OUTSTANDING AREA WOMEN


Date Published: January 10, 2020

The Junior League of Lee County recently hosted more than 80 members of the public at the EMPOWER Women’s Leadership event at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center. At the January 7 breakfast, five women were honored with Distinguished Woman of Service Awards for their serviceable contributions to Lee County. This year’s inspiring guest speaker was Auburn University women’s basketball head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy, aka “Coa...

Read More...

LOCAL JACKSON THORNTON OFFICE NAMES WILLIAM SHEFFIELD NEW PRINCIPAL


Date Published: December 5, 2019

Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce that William Sheffield has been named a principal in the Opelika office, located at 100 N. 9th Street.Sheffiel...

Read More...

LUCY'S TEAM TAKES HOME FOUR WINS AT ALABAMA RESTAURANT AND HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION INDUSTRY AWARDS


Date Published: November 13, 2019

Lucy’s, an Auburn newcomer and popular neighborhood restaurant, announced that four members of its team have been recognized as winners of this year’s Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association (ARHA) Industry Awards. All winners were announced on November 11 at the association’s awards gala in Birmingham, Ala. More details on each winner and accolade below:Restaurateur of the Year | Lisa van der ReijdenAn Auburn resident since 2006,...

Read More...

MARTIN HEAD NAMED CEO OF MAX CREDIT UNION


Date Published: November 7, 2019

Max Credit Union has announced that Martin Head has been named the new president and CEO of the financial institution, effective October 15.Head was the organization’s chief lending officer. He has more than three decades experience, including time with AmSouth and Aliant banks. He replaces Greg McClellan, who retired in June after 34 years....

Read More...

ALABAMA'S FIRST STEM PRESCHOOL OPENING IN AUBURN IN EARLY 2020


Date Published: November 6, 2019

Alabama’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) preschool, Auburn Day School, is slated to open in early 2020.The half-day preschool will focus on a concept-based, hands-on, active curriculum targeting children ages 12 months to 5 years. Additionally, the school will offer multiple STEM camps for ch...

Read More...

HOTEL AT AUBURN'S BROOK LADNER FEATURED IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT'S NATIONAL 30 UNDER 30 LIST


Date Published: October 15, 2019

Brook Ladner, assistant director of food & beverage for The Hotel at Auburn University, has been named to Hotel Management’s 30 Under 30 list. The award recognizes emerging leaders in the hospitality industry who have been nominated by their property. Hotel Management then selects the “rising stars” based on pre-determined criteria. In 2019, the publication received hundreds of nominations, but only 30 were selected.“Brook exemplifies the...

Read More...