Chamber Annual Meeting 2019

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Chamber President 2018-2019
Barbara Harris

 

Annual Meeting 2019 Barbara & Thereasa

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

 

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Awards were handcrafted by Cal Breed
Orbix Hot Glass

Annual Meeting 2019 Beautification Award Recipients 2019 (3)

Beautification Award
City of Centre
Downtown Centre Beautification Project

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Mary George Waite Spirit Award
Cherokee County Health Care Authority

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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 Falls
Hwy 273 * Leesburg, AL

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

Little River Canyon Falls
13601 AL Hwy 35

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

FUN PLACES TO GO
411 Drive In Theater
Twin Screens/Latest Releases
300 County Road 265
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-2855
Chattokee Lodge, LLC
Hunting Lodge
1877 Alabama Hwy 35
Gaylesville, AL 35973
256-422-3354
Cherokee County Country Club
270 County Road 379
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5070
Cherokee County Historical Museum
101 E Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-7835
Cherokee County Public Library
310 Mary Street
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5838
Little River Canyon Center
Concerts & Events
4322 Little River Trail NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256-845-3548
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Rim Road ( CR 275/176)
Martha’s Falls
Hiking (Hwy 35)
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
755 Braves Blvd
Rome, GA 30161
706-378-5104
Weiss Lake Dam
Public Fishing Pier
2500 County Road 20
Leesburg, AL 35983
256-526-8467
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

Cherokee County
Chamber of Commerce
801 Cedar Bluff Road
Centre, Alabama 35960
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.

Cherokee Co Public Library

RIBBON CUTTING Library State Map Exhibit (6)

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. .Computer Lab Closings: The library computer lab closes for a much-needed update on April 10th , 11th , and 12th. We apologize for any inconvenience to our patrons.

2. 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.

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

4. 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

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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 9: Children’s Habits: Good or Bad; 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.

8. 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. April 12th and 19th …and on

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

10. 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!

11. Storytime: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30. A fun early literacy boost for preschoolers!

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

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

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

Cherokee Co Public Library

RIBBON CUTTING Library State Map Exhibit (6)

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. Computer Lab Closings: The library computer lab closes for a much-needed update on April 10, 11, and 12. We apologize for any inconvenience to our patrons.

2. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meets the first Monday of the month—Today (no fooling) April 1st, and 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 9: Children’s Habits: Good or Bad; 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. April 12th and 19th …and so on

8. Genealogy Class with Rebecca Homan: Starts April 2, Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 PM. Call to register.

9. AARP Smart Driver Course, Monday, July 8, 2019 9:00 AM –3:30 PM.
$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. A fun early literacy boost for preschoolers!

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.

April Chamber Members Highlight

Realtors & Construction 

American Auctioneers LLC 
1033 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960      (256) 927-5263

Bartley Realty LLC
1805 West Main Street
4 Sunflower Court
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 996-3445

Cherokee Plaza -Real Estate Southeast, LLC
750 Cherokee Avenue
Centre , AL 35960     (334) 491-6201

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

Copperleaf Properties, LLC
111 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 467-3025

Cottages of Yellow Creek
Hwy 273
Leesburg, AL 35983     (678) 549-9981

Etowah Cherokee Association of REALTORS
600 S 5th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901     (256) 543-7987

LakeWeissAlabama.com
3545 AL Hwy 9
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959     (256) 557-6555

Laura St Clair – Weiss Lake Realty
200 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 927-2220

Maximum One Alabama 
161 A West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 523-8286

Swafford Auction Group
1008 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 927-8900

The Bluffs Development of Weiss
278 County Road 767
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959     (404) 421-6946

Three River Realty
3545 Cedar Bluff Road
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 927-3707

Tressie Young – Weiss Lake Realty 
200 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 927-2220

Weiss Lake Properties
1460 A West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 927-9822

Weiss Lake Realty 
200 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960     (256) 927-2220

 

Construction, Equipment & Contractors

ALA-COOL Heating,Cooling
804 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
1-888-442-7417

Crane Excavating, Inc.
2025 Rock Quarry Road
Leesburg, AL 35983
(256) 526-8216

Danny’s Builders Supply
1955 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-3635

Dodd Construction
208 Northwood Drive
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 523-1427

Ellis Brothers Grading
7065 AL Highway 9 South
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-5591

Gossett Sheet Metal
1750 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-3920

H & L Smith, LLC
95 County Road 817
Cedar Bluff , AL 35959
(404) 312-9149

Kerr’s Redi-Mix, Inc.
2160 West Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-3530

McKinney Construction LLC
175 Industrial Park Dr.
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-2020

RA-LIN and Associates, INC
428 Main Street
Oxford, AL 36203
(256) 770-7066

Webb Concrete & Building Materials
1414 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-4778

Cherokee Co Public Library

Cherokee County Public Library

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. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meets the first Monday of the month—April 1st at 3:30 PM!

2. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
March 21: Wonderful Wildflowers with Master Gardener Barbara East

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

3. Lunch Date with Your State: First in our series of four Alabama Bicentennial lunchtime talks. Friday, March 22: Alabama in Pictures with Wanda and Michael Green 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.

4. Code Club: We’ve started our very own code club here at the library! Kids can gain important tech skills and have fun as they learn to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Instruction is self-paced. Space is allocated on a first-come, first served basis.
Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. #librarycodeclub For information, call Dana or Rebecca at 256-927-5838.

5. TAME YOUR TECH! Technology workshops are back and have new friends! (Sign up is only mandatory for Save and Organize Your Files, but prior registration helps our instructor plan for materials.)

Save and Organize Your Files Monday, March 25 1:00 PM—3:00 PM
Class size for this workshop is limited; sign up soon!
Online Privacy Tuesday, March 26 1:00 PM—3:00 PM
Computer Troubleshooting Thursday, March 28 1:00 PM—3:00 PM

6. Kids and Kin, a statewide supportive program for anyone providing care for a relative’s children, meets at 10:30 AM. Everyone welcome; contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more info.
March 19: Math with Infants and Toddlers Also meets April 9 & 23, May 14 & 28, and for 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. April 12th and 19th …and so on

8. Genealogy Class with Rebecca Homan: Starts April 2, Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 PM. Call to register.

9. Storytime: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30. A fun early literacy boost for preschoolers!

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

310 Mary Street, Centre, AL 35960

256-927-5838 Email: ccplincentre@gmail.com
Library Hours 8-5 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8-12 Wednesday

Closed Saturday and Sunday