This Week In North Baldwin | Wednesday, 6/24/2020
BUSINESS FOCUSED | COMMUNITY DRIVEN | MEMBER SUPPORTED
+ CHAMBER NEWS +
North Baldwin Small Business Relief Fund Awards $28,675 in Grants to 20 Small Businesses - 
On April 7, 2020 the North Baldwin Chamber Foundation announced the creation of the Small Business Relief Fund in an effort to help local small businesses over the hump of the economic impact caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Four rounds of applications have been reviewed to date and $28,675 in grants have been awarded to 20 small businesses in North Baldwin County thanks to the generous contributions of from North Baldwin Business and Community Members!

Follow the link below to learn more...
North Baldwin Chamber Graduates
6th Class of Junior Ambassadors
On Monday, June 8th the North Baldwin Chamber celebrated the 2019-2020 Class of Junior Ambassadors with a graduation dinner in lieu of the traditional Spring Reception. The 2019-2020 Class of Junior Ambassadors marks the 6th class to complete the program since 2014.

Since 2014, 44 students from Baldwin County High School have participated in the youth leadership program sponsored by the North Baldwin Chamber. Students selected to participate have the opportunity to interact and connect with community leaders, business professionals and elected officials. They have the opportunity to volunteer at events, attend meetings of their local government, learn about business and industry, understand the importance of civic responsibility and experience first hand the role of the Chamber of Commerce in a community.   

Follow the link below to learn more about the Junior Ambassador Class of 2020...
+ Business Resources +
Latest News & Updates from the SBA:
REMINDER: AMENDED SAFER AT HOME ORDER STILL IN EFFECT

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday, May 21st, issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied Statewide. The order will be effective Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and will  expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Guides and Resources from the U.S. Chamber
 
The U.S. Chamber continues to create, update, and evolve its various guides and resources to continue to bring business the information needed during this difficult time. Follow the links below for more information to help guide you and your business:
+ GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, THE CENSUS, and STATEWIDE SURVEYS FOR BUSINESS +
AlabamaWorks! Surveying Businesses for Information on In-demand Jobs and Skills

The  Governor’s Survey of Employer Competencies  from  AlabamaWorks!  and the  Alabama Workforce Council  (AWC) is a vital component in adding 500,000 new highly skilled jobs in the state by 2025.

Business owners in each sector and region are being surveyed to assist the Alabama Committee on Credentialing and Career Pathways (ACCCP) with identifying current in-demand occupations and competencies, as well as credentials of value aligned to those occupations.


In 2020, we as Alabamians have a tremendous opportunity to positively affect our state’s future for the next 10 years and beyond. How? By taking less than 10 minutes to complete a 2020 Census form... Watch the short video above to see why the 2020 Census is so important!

Take your census today, and encourage your coworkers, employees, neighbors and friends to do the same at

+ MEMBER NEWS +
We'd like to introduce you to Larry Taylor with Gulf Packaging, Inc!

Gulf Packaging manufacturers custom shipping boxes from facilities in Bay MInette and Tallassee, AL. Their service area covers customers in the southeastern United States. Each box order Gulf Packaging produces is built specifically for each customer. They design, build and deliver all of their environmentally friendly products and have been doing so for over 30 years.

"I have business mentors from Bay Minette that have advised, supported and invested in our success as a company since our beginning. The Chamber helps its members be successful."

CLICK HERE to read the full article and check out more pictures!
WALMART GROCERY DELIVERY IS COMING TO
BAY MINETTE!!

Walmart Bay Minette is expected to launch delivery services on July 1, 2020.

Have your groceries delivered right to your door in Bay Minette for a $9.95 delivery fee. If you plan on using delivery often, save a little money and opt for the new Delivery Unlimited, pay a flat charge or $12.95 per month or $98 annually for unlimited deliveries per month or year, depending on which option you select!

Customers will not be able to reject substitutions. Items can be returned to the store by customer. Customers should bring in their order number for a faster transaction!

CLICK HERE to see the service area map!
*Delivery services provided by third party company, Point Pick!
The 2020 Hurricane season began on June 1.
Sign up for LOCAL alerts and warnings by texting ALERTBaldwin to 888777
+ MARK YOUR CALENDAR +
Community & Member Events
We hope you have a wonderful week & as always, we hope to see you out and about in North Baldwin!

North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce
301 McMeans Ave / PO Box 310
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Ashley Jones Davis, Executive Director - 251.937.5665 ext.2 | ashley@northbaldwinchamber.com
Marlee Bailey, Marketing & Project Manager - 251.937.5665 ext.3 | marlee@northbaldwinchamber.com
Cameron Lewis, Membership Development - 251.937.5665 ext.1 | cameron@northbaldwinchamber.com