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  • July 2019

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  • Growing Good: Agriculture Industry Overview Growing Good: Agriculture Industry Overview

    While the nature of farming has changed through the years, one thing has not: Agriculture has a massive annual economic impact – the overall yearly impact in Alabama is more than$70 billion – and in every county in the state you can unearth some form of agriculture and agribusiness work being done. Read more...

    Powerhouse Q&A with Jimmy Parnell Powerhouse Q&A with Jimmy Parnell

    Jimmy Parnell’s ties to Alabama agriculture are strong; his family has been working the land in Chilton County – first growing cotton and corn and now raising cattle and growing timber – for generations. Today, as President and CEO of Alfa companies, encompassing the Alabama Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance, he plays dual roles: using his farming knowledge on behalf of farmers across the state and providing forward-thinking leadership for the insurance company millions of other Alabamians trust with their security. Read more...

    Fly MGM: Hitting New Heights Fly MGM: Hitting New Heights

    The Montgomery Regional Airport has been on a steady upward trajectory recently, raising the standard of service and increasing offerings for the last few years. Now, the Montgomery Airport Authority has landed a new Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart Jr., and he’s ready to push progress higher. MBJ asked him to share how he plans to help the area’s economic development efforts truly take off and why he’s the man to put those plans into action. Read more...

    Small Business Briefcase Small Business Briefcase

    HIRE UP: Finding the best employees for your small business. Read more...

    Fresh Finds: EastChase Farmers Market Fresh Finds: EastChase Farmers Market

    Get your fill of local produce plus River-Region-made goods while keeping dollars in the area’s economy at The Shoppes at EastChase Farmers Market. The Shoppes at EastChase is one of the capital city’s most diverse destinations for retail therapy, packed with major national names like DSW and Ann Taylor. But on summer Saturdays, things get a little more local. Read more...

    Business Matters: Boost Your Bottom Line with Smoking Cessation Business Matters: Boost Your Bottom Line with Smoking Cessation

    We all know that smoking can take a high toll from individuals, but did you know how much smoking can cost your business? It’s a little here and a little there, but the total really adds up. Check out these cold, hard facts and then consider using the tools and resources available from The Alabama Department of Public Health to help your smoking employees quit. Read more...

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    The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) created its Junior Executive Board in 2011. Since its inception, the young professional group has succeeded in engaging a new generation of art enthusiasts and patrons. Read more...

    GiveBack: MOCOA GiveBack: MOCOA

    For decades The Montgomery Area Council on Aging has been offering practical assistance combined with compassion to our area’s elderly. Read more...

    News to Know: Higher Education Update News to Know: Higher Education Update

    Get the Latest News from Our Area’s Multiple Institutions of Higher Learning. Thanks to its multiple public and private schools providing a wide array of degree offerings, career paths and specialties, Montgomery brings a lot to the table for students who come from both near and far. (And the surrounding areas bring even more to the higher education equation.) Read more...

    Chamber News Chamber News

    Get the latest Chamber Buzz and Member FAQ. Read more...

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