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04/10/2014 – Upcoming Events from The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce

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NBC 13 What’s Working segment in Hamilton:

Thursday, April 10 – 6 p.m.
Friday – April 11 – 5 p.m.

April 11, 2014

Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

(8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. – on-site registration)

at Bevill State Community College, Hamilton

1333 Military Street South

Hamilton AL

The 2014 Breaking the Cycle of Abuse Conference will feature keynote speaker Sallye Longshore, Executive Director, Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.  Registration is $20 through April 4.  Late and on-site registration is $25.  There is no fee for students.  Six continuing education units are approved for certain professionals.  For additional information, contact conference coordinator Woodfin Gregg at (205) 921-3400.

This is the only locally-organized, multi-disciplinary annual conference on child abuse prevention in the entire state of Alabama.




April 16, 2014

Severe Weather Preparedness Day

11:00 A.M. – 6:30 P.M

at MotorSportsSuperStore

210 Bexar Ave. West

Hamilton AL

The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce, Fox 6, Marion County EMA, Hamilton Fire Department, Hamilton B.A.S.E., and MotorSportsSuperStore will host the Severe Weather Preparedness Day with guest appearances by the Fox 6 Storm Team’s J.P. Dice, and Wes Wyatt, and Smithville MS Mayor Gregg Kennedy.  Weather radios will be for sale on site, or bring your own radio, cell phone, or tablet for programming.  Informational material will also be available.  There is no charge for admission, and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend!

Fox 6 will broadcast live from Hamilton at 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.

April 22, 2014

Hamilton Leadership Council meeting

6 P.M

at Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce

190 Military Street South

Hamilton AL

Leaders of Hamilton area civic groups and nonprofit organizations have been invited to participate in a meeting which purpose will be for each group to briefly share its mission, to give an update on its plans and events for 2014, and to explore the idea of coordination of efforts of various groups, which in turn would result in greater success for not only the organizations but for the community as a whole.  

April 25, 2014

Marion County Relay for Life

Begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Hamilton track (behind Hamilton Fire Department)

Teams and corporate sponsors are needed for this event held annually in Hamilton at the HHS walking track.  Events throughout the evening include the survivors’ walk, lighting of luminaries, and events honoring those that have fought the battle with cancer.  The goal for Marion County is $80,000.  To register a team, to be a corporate sponsor, or for more information, contact Matt McCracken at (205) 495-3450.

April 26, 2014

We Love Hamilton Clean Up Day

The Hamilton Beautification Committee will host its annual We Love Hamilton Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 26.  Hamilton Lions Club will host its pancake breakfast for all volunteers beginning at 7:00 a.m. at the Hamilton United Methodist Church.  Immediately following the breakfast, volunteers will disperse and work throughout the community and will help beautify our community. Everyone is encouraged to volunteer, especially groups from churches, civic organizations, and businesses, as well as individuals.  For more information, call Amy Nix at Hamilton City Hall, (205) 921-2121.

Written by 49 County News.Net

April 10, 2014 at 6:44 PM

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