Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
It's a Wonderful Wednesday and 
we hope your week is going great! 
Here's what's going on This Week in North Baldwin:

As we have done in the past, the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an after hours event to  "Meet the Candidates" on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 from 5-7pm

All candidates running for municipal office in the city of Bay Minette have been invited to attend and setup one display table at the event. The event is open to the public, FREE to attend and light food as well as beverages (soda, water, beer and wine) will be served.

The North Baldwin Chamber is a nonpartisan organization and never endorses individual candidates, but believes that every citizen should have the opportunity to meet and learn about each candidate that is going to be on the ballot.

There will be no debates. This event is an opportunity for the community to come out and meet the candidates for office in one location before voting on August 23rd. 

For more information call 251.937.5665

Coastal Alabama Regional Tourism Workshop

Tuesday, August 23

Noon - 2:30 p.m.

Meyer Vacation Rentals Auditorium
1585 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL

The North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce is constantly working to make sure our tourism industry is well supported and well represented in the Coastal Alabama Region. One way of doing that is through our work with the Coastal Alabama Partnership's Regional Tourism Council. Through that partnership, we work with seven other tourism organization to promote all of Mobile and Baldwin County! We are proud to offer YOU a chance to join us for the Coastal Alabama Regional Tourism Workshop.

During this workshop, regional tourism leaders will discuss strategic planning, regional tourism promotion and how we can work together to grow our industry for the ENTIRE REGION!

The workshop costs $10 to attend and lunch will be provided. We want to hear from YOU while planning for the future of tourism in Coastal Alabama. 

Please see the invitation for more information.

On Tuesday, August 8th the North Baldwin Chamber joined forces with the Atmore, Brewton and Flomaton Chambers of Commerce to host a joint Ribbon Cutting to kick off the school year at Escambia Academy. Representatives from all four chambers were on sight, as each community these chambers represent have student representation at the Academy. Welcome to the chamber family EA and we wish you the best for the upcoming school year!

We want to see North Baldwin County through YOUR eyes!
Tell us YOUR Story!

You may submit up to 5 photo entries of the North Baldwin Area that include: landscape, people, foliage, events, places, animals, etc.

All photos must be sent electronically ONLY to
along with a 250 word or less description of the photo.

Photos become property of the North Baldwin Chamber to be used in social media, advertising, print, etc.

Contest begins August 1st and all submissions are due September 30th.
Winner will be announced the week of October 17th.

Grand Prize is a $100.00 Walmart Gift Card!

Rules: All photos must be sent electronically ONLY to and must be high resolution images with minimum 300 DPI; All emails must be sent by the photographer only and include A) Full Name 2) Contact Phone Number & Address; All photos must have location of photo noted and/or person identified for use with their permission & a description of the photo. Disclaimer: All photos become property of the NBCC and the NBCC reserves the right to use or not use in any, but not limited to, the following: adverting campaigns, print, social media and other projects deemed appropriate.

Our Final Market Day of the season will be Saturday, August 20th from 9am to 1pm here at the North Baldwin Chamber! There are still booth spaces available, CLICK HERE for all the details!

DALE CARNEGIE COURSE starting in Bay Minette on August 30th! Register Today!

"People support a world they helped create." - Dale Carnegie

Look around you: many successful business people, world leaders, professional athletes and entertainers are Dale Carnegie Course® graduates. 

The Dale Carnegie Course® has transformed the careers of over 8 million graduates. Now you can join their ranks.

Companies today know that ever stronger business results are tied to the quality human asset. After all, it is people who provide the edge to increase customer satisfaction, expand market share and build corporate value. Yet how can you prepare yourself to deliver peak performance? 

The newly transformed Dale Carnegie Course® can do it for you.

The revolutionary Dale Carnegie Course® approach powers you to move far beyond your comfort zone as you reach for and attain ambitious goals.

It will also teach you the 5 Drivers of Success:

 Build Greater Self-Confidence
 Strengthen People Skills
 Enhance Communication Skills
 Develop Leadership Skills
 Reduce Stress and Improve our Attitude

3rd Annual Dash & Splash - 5k, Fun Run and POOL PARTY!!!!
Friday, September 9th, 6pm

The Firefighters and Volunteers of the Bay Minette Fire Department (BMFD) will be hosting their 3rd  Annual Dash & Splash 5k, Fun Run & Pool Party on Friday, September 9th, 2016. The 5k will begin at 6pm, followed by a one mile Fun Run at 7pm and will close with music, food and a pool party at the Bay Minette Municipal Pool Complex.
Proceeds from the Annual Dash & Splash will benefit the Bay Minette Fire Department and their Fire Prevention Programs. Over the past year the BMFD has given away and installed over 200 smoke detectors in homes in our community. In addition to the smoke detector giveaway program, the Bay Minette Firefighters see between 1,700-2,000 school age children each year teaching them about fire safety and leaving them with learning tools such as activity books, helmets and more to take home with them to ensure a lasting impression about fire prevention.
In addition to fire prevention education the BMFD offers CPR certification, car seat installation and fire extinguisher training among other services. 

Art Contest for the 34th Annual Christmas Fest is now open!

We're on the hunt for the 34th Annual Christmas Fest Artwork and we want to feature your design on billboards, posters and more!!!

Art contest top finishers receive CASH PRIZES and recognition during the festival!

Deadline to submit your entry is SEPTEMBER 19th!

Don't delay, your design could win you some cold, hard cash!



***Artwork pictured are previous year winners 2013, 2014 and 2015

LINC Form 

( Leadership Initiative for New Connections)

Mission statement: To build a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body.

As a community service, the LINC committee is compiling a list of resources available in our community - particularly those that serve our youth (birth through high school). 

We would like to include information about your organization as part of this listing. Please note that this information will be posted in various locations and will include a link to your websites for additional information.


Want to join them???

Have a Wonderful Week Everyone, and as always we hope to see you out and about in North Baldwin!