July is Motels & Campgrounds Month

Bay Springs Country Inn,  Marina & Campground

Bay Springs Country Inn

130 County Road 112 Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-3618

Chattokee Lodge, LLC

Chattokee Lodge

1877 Alabama Highway 35 Gaylesville, AL 35973
(256) 422-3354

Cherokee County Park Board  – Cherokee Rock Village

Cherokee Rock Village 3

101 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-2757

Chesnut Bay Resort & RV Park 

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4480 County Road 44 Leesburg, AL 35983-4818
(256) 526-7778

Cowan Creek Resort

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5360 County Rd 22 Centre, Alabama 35960
256-475-3950

Curley’s Cove

Curley's Cove

8840 County Road 44 Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
(256) 779-4240

Day’s Inn

Days Inn

1585 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-1090

Joyland RV Park

55 Keener Drive Leesburg, AL 35983
(502) 775-6565

Leesburg Landing & RV Park

Leesburg Landing

100 Riverside Street Leesburg, AL 35983
(256) 557-9377

Lighthouse Restaurant & Motel – Opening Soon TBA

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2290 Hwy 68 East Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
(256) 779-8400

Little River Lodge & Cherokee Cabins

Little River Retreat

1975 County Road 275 Fort Payne, AL 35967
(205) 338-1954

Little River Marina and Lodge

Little River Marina and Lodge

1780 County Road 102 Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
(256) 779-6461

Riverside Campground

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1210 County Road 131 Cedar Bluff, AL 35959

the Secret Bed & Breakfast

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2356 Alabama Highway 68 West Leesburg, AL 35983
(256) 523-3825

Weiss Lake Lodge – Home of the Big Fish

Weiss Lake Lodge

998 Cedar Bluff Road Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-1501

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library 3

Library Holidays: July 4th, Independence Day Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.
Visit http://www.tinyurl.com/mkofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

1. Summer Storytime continuea Tuesday, June 4th with special guest Sarrell Dental. Songs, crafts, and reading fun through June!

2. The Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories” continues, Fridays from 10:00—11:00. Attend special programs on Fridays and read books to earn prizes.
Friday, June 14: Aliens, Astronauts, and a Turtle in Space with Barry Mitchell
Friday, June 21: Dr. Bond and the Science Guys
Friday, June 28: A “paws-itively” stellar day with Sixth Day Creatures

3. Rebecca Homan, Margaret Steincamp and Sherry Nickles will be at the library on Wednesdays 9-11 A.M. to help anyone interested in becoming a member of DAR. (Daughters of the American Revolution.) They will do this each Wednesday in June. Come and visit!

4. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program
Third Thursday of the month through November 12:00 PM—1:00 PM
June 20: Tool Care and Sharpening with the Cooperative Extension’s Eric Schavey
July 18: Saving Seeds with the Sand Mountain Seed Bank’s Charlotte Hagood.
August 15: Remarkable Roses with Dr. Tina Jennings.

5. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meets the first Monday of the month: June 3rd at 3:30 PM!

6. AARP Smart Driver Course: Monday, July 8, 2019 9:00 AM –3:30 P.M.
$15.00 for AARP members, $20.00 for non-members. Audit the course for free. Call to sign up!

7. Code Club: Kids gain important tech skills and have fun as they learn to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Self-paced learning on a first come, first served basis.
Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. #librarycodeclub For information, call Dana or Rebecca at 256-927-5838.

8. Lunch Date with Your State: Third in our series of four Alabama Bicentennial lunchtime talks. Friday, August 16: Alabama Bemis Bags Pieced into Quilts with Sarah Wright

9. Kids and Kin, a statewide supportive program for anyone caring for a relative’s children. 10:30 AM—12:30 PM Everyone welcome; contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more info.
June 11 & 25: the Simply Awesome Summer Program; July 9 & 23: From the Mountains to the Sea, Alabama is the Place to Be, Part 1 &2; August 13 & 27: Plan Ahead, Be Prepared.

10. Chair Yoga: Everyday stress? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session!
2nd and 3rd Fridays each month. 11:45 A.M.–12:00 P.M. No special clothing or skill level required. June 14th and 21st, August 9th and 16th…and so on.

11. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

12. Reading Around Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month, 11:00 A.M.

13. Scrapbook with Friends: Bring your kit and join in! June 17 and July 9, 12:00—3:00 P.M.

14. Genealogy Class begins Aug. 5th. Mondays 1:00—3:00. Call, email, or just drop by to sign up!

Cherokee County Public Library

LIbrary

Library Holidays: Memorial Day, May 27th 5/21/2019; July 4th , Independence Day
Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.
Visit http://www.tinyurl.com/mkofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!
1. The Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories” starts Friday, May 31 from 10:00—11:00. Attend special programs on Fridays and read books to earn prizes.
Friday, May 31: Constellations with JSU’s Niki Wayne.
Friday, June 7: Come by and Explore Our Universe with the McWane Center.

2. Summer Storytime begins Tuesday, May 7th. Songs, crafts, and reading fun through June with special guests!

3. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program
Third Thursday of the month through November 12:00 PM—1:00 PM

June 20: Tool Care and Sharpening with the Cooperative Extension’s Eric Schavey

July 18: Saving Seeds with the Sand Mountain Seed Bank’s Charlotte Hagood.

August 15: Remarkable Roses with Dr. Tina Jennings.

4. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meets the first Monday of the month: June 3rd at 3:30 PM!

5. AARP Smart Driver Course: Monday, July 8, 2019 9:00 AM –3:30 P.M.
$15.00 for AARP members, $20.00 for non-members. Audit the course for free. Call to sign up!

6. Lunch Date with Your State: Third in our series of four Alabama Bicentennial lunchtime talks. Friday, August 16: Alabama Bemis Bags Pieced into Quilts with Sarah Wright.

7. Code Club: Kids gain important tech skills and have fun as they learn to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Self-paced learning on a first come, first served basis.
Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. #librarycodeclub For information, call Dana or Rebecca at 256-927-5838.

8. Kids and Kin, a statewide supportive program for anyone caring for a relative’s children. 10:30 AM—12:30 PM Everyone welcome; contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more info.
May 28: Understand the Effects Stress and Trauma Have on Children; and the Simply Awesome Summer Program June 11 & 25.

9. Chair Yoga: Everyday stress? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session!
2nd and 3rd Fridays each month. 11:45 A.M.–12:00 P.M. No special clothing or skill level required. June 14th and 21st, August 9th and 16th…and so on.

10. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

11. Reading Around Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month, 11:00 A.M.

12. Scrapbook with Friends: Bring your kit and join in! June 17 and July 9, 12:00—3:00 P.M.

13. 3:30 Thursday Drawing Class: Last Day: May 30.

June Chamber Member Highlight

Financial, Insurance & Legal Chamber Members

 

Al Shumaker Attorney-At-Law

270 East Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5581

 

Buttram, Hawkins & Hopper, LLC

440 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5764

 

Givens Law

296 East Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256 -927-7490

 

The Colbert Firm

104 Northwood Drive Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5377

 

AFLAC

464 Tumlin Circle Gadsden, AL 35901
256-504-5495

 

Alabama Teachers Credit Union

1440 Chesnut Bypass Centre, AL 35960
256-927-7321

 

Choice Insurance Services LLC

202 South River Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-3377

 

Coffey Agencies, Inc.

1553 Chesnut Bypass Centre, AL 35960
256-927-6282

 

Country Financial – Clint Bradley Agency

1450 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-4242

 

Edward Jones, Inc.

1555 Chesnut Bypass Centre, AL 35960
256-927-7670

 

Farmers & Merchants Bank

1925 West Main Street Suite 103C Centre, AL 35960
256-927-2472

 

First Southern State Bank
201 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-3691

 

Fort McClellan Credit Union

500 Cedar Bluff Road Centre, AL 35960
256-927-4203

 

Goldstar Mortgage

1557 Chesnut Bypass Centre, AL 35960
256-927-7755

 

Johnson Insurance Agency

1031 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5440

 

Lyons & Morgan CPA

105 Mae Street Centre, AL 35960

256-927-5431

 

Mansfield Capital, LLC

440 County Road 119 Centre, AL 35960

 

PCA Insurance

1470 H West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-2012

 

Peoples Bank of Alabama

1285 Chesnut Bypass Centre, AL 35960
256-927-3265

 

Primemax Mortgage Company, LLC

2800 W Meighan Blvd Suite 1 Gadsden, AL 35904
(256) 543-9211

 

Regions Bank
110 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5521

 

State Farm Insurance

300 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5878

 

The Southern Bank Company

390 West Main Street Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5588

 

Union State Bank

3460 Cedar Bluff Road Centre, AL 35960
256-927-4666

 

Wealth Solutions Group

116 Church Street, Suite 2 Rainbow City, AL 35906
256-442-5544

 

Yarbrough Wealth Management of Raymond James

2900 Highway 280 #100 Birmingham, AL 35523
205-802-4260

 

 

Chamber Annual Meeting 2019

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Chamber President 2018-2019
Barbara Harris

 

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Barbara Harris, 2018-2019 Chamber President
Thereasa Hulgan, Executive Director

 

Annual Meeting 2019 Exchange of Gavel

Exchange of the Gavel

Annual Meeting 2019 Tim Burgess

Chamber President 2019-2020
Tim Burgess

 

Annual Meeting 2019 19

Awards were handcrafted by Cal Breed
Orbix Hot GlassAnnual Meeting 2019 Beautification (2)

 

Beautification Award
City of Centre
Downtown Centre Beautification Project

Annual Meeting 2019 6

Mary George Waite Spirit Award
Cherokee County Health Care Authority

Annual Meeting 2019 7

W.A. “Dub” Ellis Community Service Award
Cindy McGinnis, Family Care Center 

Award 4 Pirates Bay Water Park

Chairman’s Merit Award
Pirate’s Bay Water Park

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Craig Meyer’s Elton John Tribute
When Rock Was Young

Many thanks to Woody’s Family Grill for catering our Annual Meeting!    The food was delicious !!!     Also, thank you to our Chamber Ambassadors and Youth Leadership Cherokee Students….we couldn’t have made it without your help !!!

 

Cherokee County is a great place to

live, play & work 

May Sports & Recreation Month

FUN THINGS TO DO
in Cherokee County Alabama
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Cherokee Rock Village
Lookout Mountain Ridge
Rock climbing, hiking & primitive camping
County Road 70 * Sand Rock, Alabama

 

YELLOW CREEK 2

Yellow Creek Falls
Hwy 273 * Leesburg, AL

 

Weiss Lake Sunset 1

Weiss Lake
30,200 acres
4 free public access areas & 13 privately run marinas
“Crappie Capital of the World”

 

LRC Falls (3)

Little River Canyon Falls
13601 AL Hwy 35

 

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Cornwall Furnace
5 1/2 acre park, nature trail & picnic pavilion
Located off Hwy 9 East
Cedar Bluff, Alabama

Terrapin Creek
Canoeing, Kayaking & Fly Fishing
Over 50 feet wide with 14 miles of floatable water
Located on Highway 9 South between Centre and Piedmont

 

411 Drive Inn411 Drive In Theater
Twin Screens/Latest Releases
300 County Road 265
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-2855

 

Chattokee Lodge
Chattokee Lodge, LLC
Hunting Lodge
1877 Alabama Hwy 35
Gaylesville, AL 35973
256-422-3354

 

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Cherokee County Country Club
270 County Road 379
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5070

Museum
Cherokee County Historical Museum
101 E Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-7835

 

Cherokee County Public Library
Cherokee County Public Library
310 Mary Street
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5838

 

Canyon Center
Little River Canyon Center
Concerts & Events
4322 Little River Trail NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256-845-3548

 

LRCNP3
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Rim Road ( CR 275/176)

 

LRC Falls 5
Martha’s Falls
Hiking (Hwy 35)

LRC Mouth Park 1
Mouth Park
Hiking & Swimming ( CR 275)
256-845-7213

Orbix Hot Glass
Glass Blowing & Gallery
3869 County Road 275
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256-523-3188

 

Redneck Yacht Club & Kayak Rental
3850 County Road 175
Piedmont, AL 36272
256-505-8690

Rome Braves
Rome Braves
755 Braves Blvd
Rome, GA 30161
706-378-5104

Award 4 Pirates Bay Water Park

Pirate’s Bay Water Park at Chesnut Bay Resort

4507 County Road 147  *   Leesburg, AL

256-61-8442

2500 County Road 20
Leesburg, AL 35983
256-526-8467

 

Weiss Water Sports
Weiss Water Sports
Jet Ski & Boat Rentals
Greg Leath
256-484-9999

 

Each municipality in Cherokee County has a lot to do !

Cedar Bluff
Baseball Field
Town Park
Pavilion, Playground & Walking Track

Centre
City Park
Pavilion, Playground, Pool,
Tennis Courts
City Softball Complex
Baseball, Soccer & Walking Track
J W Hampton Baseball Field

Leesburg
Softball Fields
Town Park & Pavilion
Leesburg Landing
Lake Access, Walking Track &
Pavilion

Sand Rock
Baseball & Softball Fields
Town Park
Pavilion , Playground Walking Track
Soccer Fields
Tennis Courts

Cherokee County Geo-Tour
http://cherokee-chamber.org/visitors/outdoor-amusement

Bird Watching
alabamabirdingtrails.com

 

info@cherokee-chamber.org
256-927-8455
http://www.cherokee-chamber.org

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library 3

Library Holidays: Good Friday, April 19 Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.
Visit http://www.tinyurl.com/mkofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!
1. Want to show off your best dance moves? Do you want to help promote the Summer Reading Program? Then come on in and dance in our summer reading promotional video! If you’re good at dancing—or just like having fun—then ask us how you can be in the video.

2. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meets the first Monday of the month: May 6th at 3:30 PM!

3. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program
Third Thursday of the month through November 12:00 PM—1:00 PM

April 18: Plant Exchange and Gardening Advice with Linda McDaniel and friends

May 16: What’s a Hypertufa? Making garden containers with Pam Hofer and Becky McMichen

June 20: Tool Care and Sharpening with the Cooperative Extension’s Eric Schavey

4. Lunch Date with Your State: Second in our series of four Alabama Bicentennial lunchtime talks. Friday, May 17: Native Americans in Cherokee County
with County Historian Jim Lewis 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.

5. Code Club: Kids can gain important tech skills and have fun as they learn to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Self-paced learning on a first come, first served basis.
Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. #librarycodeclub For information, call Dana or Rebecca at 256-927-5838.

6. Kids and Kin, a statewide supportive program for anyone caring for a relative’s children. Everyone welcome; contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more info. 10:30 AM—12:30 PM
April 23: Smart But Helpless Kids; May 14: Recognition Day; May 28 Understand the Effects Stress and Trauma Have on Children; and the Simply Awesome Summer Program June 11 & 25.

7. Chair Yoga: Everyday stress? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session!
2nd and 3rd Fridays each month. 11:45 A.M.–12:00 P.M. No session on April 19 (Good Friday), class continues May 9th and 16th …and on

8. Genealogy Class with Rebecca Homan: Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 P.M. Call to register.

9. AARP Smart Driver Course, Monday, July 8, 2019 9:00 AM –3:30 P.M.
$15.00 for AARP members, $20.00 for non-members. Audit the course for free. Call to sign up!

10. Storytime: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30. Last program before fall: April 16.

11. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

12. Reading Around Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month, 11:00 A.M.

13. Drawing Class: Ages 10 and up, Thursdays at 3:30 P.M.