January 2, 2018
The official newsletter of the Headland Area Chamber of Commerce
UPCOMING EVENTS
Mark your Calendar...
Annual Chamber Banquet - January 17
Big Mike's Seafood Ribbon-Cutting - January 29, 11am
Eye Opener - February
Headland Pageant - March 2
Connect@Lunch - April
Business Showcase - May 7

Annual Membership Banquet celebrates 200 Years & 200 Members, Jan. 17
Jeremy L. Arthur
CCAA President & CEO
"200 Years & 200 Members!" The upcoming Annual Membership Banquet will continue the state and county's bicentennial celebration AND celebrate our Chamber reaching 200 members on Thursday, January 17. Jeremy Arthur, President & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama will be the keynote speaker. The event will be held at Headland United Methodist Church's Family Life Center, 103 W. King St. Tickets are $25 per person, or $150 for a corporate table for six. You may also register to attend online: Click Here or contact the Chamber office, 693-3303, headlandALchamber@gmail.com
Quilted Creations welcomes special guest
during Open House, Jan. 4
Musician and contemporary quilt maker Ricky Tims will have a trunk show at Quilted Creations on the square in Headland, Friday, January 4, 10:30-11:30am, during the quilt shop’s annual open house.
Ricky Tims is known in the international world of quilting as a best-selling author, enthusiastic and encouraging teacher, an award-winning quilter, fabric designer, and a talented and spellbinding speaker.
Open House will be 10am-4pm offering refreshments and registration for new upcoming classes. For more info, call 693-693-5808
Ricky Tims
Musician, Celebrity Quilt Maker of "The Quilt Show"
Heart of Headland Downtown Group meets Jan. 7 at The Party Place
The Heart of Headland downtown revitalization met Dec. 3. The group is planning two new events, a fundraiser in February and a children's art festival in April. If you love Headland and want help our community please plan to attend our next meeting on Monday, January 7, 6 pm at You Never Know's Party Place next to Misty's Salon on the square . Please come if you can and invite others who may be interested in getting involved!     
CELEBRATIONS!
2018 Christmas Parade
Parade Grand Marshal is Honored
William J. (Bill) Parker receives an award from Headland Area Chamber of Commerce President-elect, Pete Crews for the honor of being selected Grand Marshal of the 2018 Headland Christmas parade. Friends and family gathered at a reception at the City of Headland municipal complex following the parade. Congratulations Mr. Bill!
It was a cold and windy parade day! Sixty five entries passed the grandstands as Pastor Misty Barrett of Headland United Methodist Church and Jeff Strickland of MusicMan Productions announced the parade entries. Santa road his sleigh, queens waved, bands played and candy exploded from the Corndodgers Farm candy cannon! What a wonderful way to kick off the Christmas season! The winning floats were the Lions Club Kazoo float - 1st place; Enfinger Pest Control - 2nd Place; and Wallace Community College - 3rd place. Thanks to all who helped make this event so much fun!
 
The Headland Lions Club Kazoo Float wins first place!
Enfinger Pest Control wins 2nd place in the float competition.
Wallace Community College are our third place winners.
CornDodgers Farm fires their candy cannon.
Headland Area Chamber of Commerce | 334-693-3303