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Third Tuesday of Every Month @ 12:00 Noon
Monthly Info-Networking Meeting
Location varies – Meetings Currently held via ZOOM. Call 256-427-2650 or email us at info@hsvblackchamber.org

MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

Oakwood University Prepares for Black History Month

Under the leadership of the Office of the Provost, Oakwood University has planned a variety of activities for the observance of Black History Month 2021. Events are planned with a strong education component about the African American experience throughout history. During the first week, the virtual chapel service on Thursday, February 4, will honor African American Women. The program will feature a panel discussion with Jordan Hora, Director of communication for T.D. Jakes Ministries; Elaine Vanterpool, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Biological Sciences at Oakwood; and alumna Whitney Morrison, soprano.
On Thursday, February 11 during the Frank Hale Diversity Chapel, the speaker will be Dr. Kevin McDonald, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Partnerships at the University of Virginia.
For their work in improving the lives of Huntsville and Madison County residents, the following Community Heroes will be honored:

  • Week 1 – Ms. Violet Edwards – Madison County Commissioner, District 6
  • Week 2 – Rev. Dr. Julius Scruggs – Senior Pastor, First Missionary Baptist Church
  • Week 3 – Ms. Marilyn King-Jordan – Community Activist
  • Week 4 – Mr. Antonio McGinnis – Director, Huntsville Housing Authority

One special highlighted event to honor OUr Black History is an acknowledgement of the centennial of Dr. Eva B. Dykes receiving her doctorate. This event will be a drive-through at the Oakwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Other events during the month will be posted in next week’s edition of InsideOakwood.

AAMU COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION RECEIVES DONATION

Demonstrating what it means to be a good neighbor in challenging times, fourteen local State Farm agents stepped up to deliver a $7000 donation to Alabama A&M Community Development Corporation to support neighborhood programming in underserved communities. “At State Farm, we are committed to helping build stronger, safer, better educated communities,” says Shon Henry, Agent who helped organize the donation.   “We know it's not enough to simply be against racial inequity in thought alone. In helping support organizations that provide programming and resources to vulnerable communities, we embrace the responsibility to make the world around us better by being a part of the solution.”

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What we can do for you

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Chamber Advertising

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Interesting Facts about Huntsville Businesses

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Our Monthly Networking Meeting

Third Tuesday of Every Month - 12pm Information Networking Meeting

We have different hosts bring knowledge and ideas. Non-members are welcome to come.

Come and network with other businesses and get valuable advise and feedback.

Our group is focused on your success. We want to help your business grow and flourish.

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