News and Updates
October 6, 2017
    Letter from the Executive Director

The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to enter a new year! Invoices for membership renewal will be sent via email. Membership renewals may be paid online or by check.

In looking back on the past year's accomplishments, the Chamber and our Membership have much to be proud of in 2016-2017.

It is through membership that the Chamber is able to help promote business development, create state and regional partnerships, and focus efforts on community development and tourism.

Thank you for your continued support!

For a look at the past year's accomplishments, click here !
Ashley M. Crane
Executive Director
All Inclusive Premier Sponsors for 2017-2018
Knauf Insulation

AJIN, USA

Alabama Power Company

CharterBank

Chattahoochee Hospice

West Point Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

EAMC-Lanier Health Services

Renasant Bank

Wooshin, USA

To see all of our Chamber members, log onto the  Chamber Directory .

To download an electronic version of the Chamber Directory please  click here . 
Upcoming Events
Track all Chamber Happenings and Community Events at the GVACC Calendar of Events!


Welcome New Members

West Point Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
The Oaks, LLC
Gibson's Floor Covering
Raceway 6860

To see all of our Chamber members, log onto the  Chamber Directory .

To download an electronic version of the Chamber Directory please  click here . 
  CHAMBER HAPPENINGS!
Chamber Seminar Schedule
For a complete schedule click here!
  October Monthly Seminar

October 19, 2017
9:00 am to 10:30 am ET
Hosted at AJIN, USA in Cusseta
  COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS!
Mark Your Calendar
Join George's Farmers Market in October to pick a pumpkin from their patch, play in their sand pile, purchase your ornamental pumpkin and of course pick up some fresh produce
and local meats for dinner.

It's always a good time at George's!
CONTACT:
Lisa Miller
AMEA Manager of Communications and Marketing
(334) 387-3501
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE……………………………………
 
 
AMEA AND ITS MEMBERS KICK OFF
2018 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2018? Do you receive your electricity from a public power utility in Alabama?
Then if your answer to these questions is “yes,” you could be eligible to receive a scholarship from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and its 11 Member cities/utilities.

AMEA and its Members will make available 44, $2,500 scholarships (4 scholarships per Member city) in 2018.
Since 1992, AMEA has awarded over $2 million in scholarship monies to graduating high school seniors who receive their electric service from AMEA Members, including Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley (Riviera Utilities), LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga and Tuskegee.

To be eligible for an AMEA scholarship, a student’s parent and/or legal guardian must receive electric service from an AMEA Member utility, and the student must attend a four-year college/university, community college, and/or vocational/trade school within the state of Alabama.

Applications are currently available from school counselors in these Member cities, or you can go online to the AMEA web site, www.amea.com , Scholarship Program.
Application deadline is Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 .

For more information on the program, contact your school counselor or Pamela Poole, AMEA Scholarship Program Coordinator, (334) 387-3504, (800) 239-2632, Ext. 110, or pam@amea.com .

AMEA, located in Montgomery, is the wholesale power provider for 11 public power utilities in Alabama, which serve some 350,000 customers in Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley (Riviera Utilities), LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga, and Tuskegee.
 
Ashley M. Crane
Executive Director

Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce
2102 South Broad Avenue | PO BOX 205 | Lanett, Alabama 36863

334-642-1411

chamber@greatervalleyarea.com
www.greatervalleyarea.com