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Heart and Soul of the River Region

 - -Wetumpka Chamber News

The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce will be Closed in observance of the Confederate Memorial State holiday, Monday, April 24th, 2017. We will reopen for your convenience on Tuesday, April 25th at 9:00 AM.

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We Have Moved!

The Chamber is now located at

116 E. Bridge Street, directly next door to our old address at

110 E. Bridge Street.


Looking for a Meeting Facility for your group?


Our beautiful new building boasts a conference room (seating of 15) and two kitchens, and the former Chamber building (seating of 30) which can be rented for your next business event, courtesy of our capital campaign investors. Click Here for rental agreement.




Expand your network and productivity through community support. Entrepreneurs who need a home to build their startup will find a unique setting for success in our Innovation Center, located in the heart of the Wetumpka's Downtown Business District.

 

Tenants and Innovation Center Members will have access to workshops, mentors, strategic partners, and the entire community to leverage the skills they need for success.

Visit www.innovatewetumpka.com for more information


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Would you like to pay for your membership dues online?

Click on this link!


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Click Here for our list of members.

                   




IMPACT WETUMPKA, a strategic capital campaign for the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce designed to target, preserve and transform our aging, at-risk city block in the heart of historic downtown into a pathway for our future. 

 

Read the letter to the membership

about Wetumpka's Downtown Renovation Project here.


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Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Wetumpka Downtown Redevelopment Plan


 

 

 

Wetumpka Chamber Events


 

Click here for the Chamber's monthly calendar

To see larger versions of the events listed below:

Click here for all Community Events


Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

 

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Join us for our next monthly meeting,

River Region Women in Business Group

Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 at Wind Creek Hotel, 100 River Oaks Drive, Wetumpka

No cost to attend first meeting

Please RSVP to 334-651-8289 or sheainal@gmail.com


We'll see you there!

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Return of the Dead! The Wetumpka City Cemetery Tour is here again! Come meet Wetumpka community members from the 1830s through the 1990s! April 29th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. $5.00 tickets are available at the Elmore County Museum or the Wetumpka Public Library.

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Wetumpka Rotary Club Duck Dash for Charity

Saturday, May 6, 2017

5:00 pm

Gold Star Park, Wetumpka

1 "Lonely Duck" = $5

"Quack Pack" 5 Ducks = $20

"Quackers Dozen" 12 = $50

"Flock of Ducks" 25 = $100

Purchase Yours Online today!

https://www.duckrace.com/wetumpka

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Saturday, May 6th Coosa River Showdown Bass Fishing Kayak Tournament

Gold Star Park

5;00 AM Captain Meeting/Safety briefing

6:00 AM-  Tournament Starts

4:00 PM - Photo Submissions

4:30 PM AWARDS Ceremony

5:00 pm Wetumpka Rotary Club's River Region Duck Dash


Lake Jordan - Can fish Lake Jordan from the Dam up to the power line crossing 7 miles upstream

Coosa River - Can fish the Coosa River from below the dam to the mouth of the Tallapoosa River below Wetumpka


For more information about the Tournament:

http://www.kayakbassfishing.com/event/2017-kbf-trail-coosa-river/


To register for the tournament:

https://tourneyx.com/app/tourney/2017-kbf-trail-coosa-river

 

To follow the latest Event details on Facebook:


https://www.facebook.com/events/1801523503431678/

Questions? Call Kayak Bass Fishing, LLC at 615-456-7123

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Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce 1st Annual
up to $10,000 Draw Down Silent Auction Banquet & Reception
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
5:30 pm  - 8:30 pm
Wetumpka Civic Center
A complete listing of all Silent Auction items will be listed on the Chamber's website www.wetumpkachamber.com
$25 General Admission Tickets  - Includes Admission for One, 2 Drinks & Dinner, $25 in advance, $30 at the event
$100 Drawdown Tickets - Includes Admission for one, One entry into the $10,000 Drawdown, 2 Drinks and Dinner
Advance Ticket Sales Only
1 in up to 300 chance to win
DrawDown tickets are limited. Maximum 300 tickets sold. Winner need not be present to win.Sponsorship packages are available.Register Online & bring receipt to Chamber for ticket.
Silent Auction item donations needed
Register Online

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Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce & Central Alabama Paranormal Investigations
present
116 E. Bridge Street, Downtown Wetumpka
Every Third Saturday of the Month
Beginning in June
7:00 pm - Midnight
$50 Per Person
Go on an authentic, in-depth paranormal investigation of the most haunted building in Wetumpka! Use specialized equipment to locate the many spirits inside the Chamber's buildings who make their presence known! Spend time in the basement with moving objects, disembodied voices, and responses to knocks or taps. Roam the unused third floor of the building where the haunted scarecrow resides and moves from room to room. Each and every room has a story that's dying to be told. Reserve today to guarantee your spot. Reservations limited to 15 people each month. Call 334-567-4811 or email jyoung@wetumpkachamber.org or register online  for your own intimate Haunted Investigation of Wetumpka's most haunted building!

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2nd Annual
Oct. 25, 26, 27, & 28th, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Wetumpka, AL

SPONSORED BY
WIND CREEK CASINO AND HOTEL WETUMPKA
CITY OF WETUMPKA
ELMORE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM

Hosted by the Wetumpka Area
Chamber of Commerce and

Commercial Buildings with the ability to go inside. Tickets available for all nights online or at the Chamber office!


Extended Tour Packages consist of:
7 pm - 10 pm Walking Tour of  approx. 10-15 Commercial buildings with the ability to go inside. Participate in a live Paranormal Investigation after the tour (at Approx. 10:00 pm or when the last tour returns to the Chamber Building) & the opportunity to Participate in a 3 hour "Paranormal 101" class to learn paranormal investigation & receive a certificate!
"Paranormal 101" Class dates:  3rd Saturdays each month at 11 am at Chamber Office. Please call to reserve your seat! $25 for the class by itself or if you have registered for the Extended Tours, this is included! We will try to limit class size to 10 attendees for maximum benefit!
Your choice of Paranormal 101 Class dates:
Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 11 am at the Chamber Office
Saturday Aug. 19th at 11 am at Chamber Office,
Saturday, Sept. 16th at 11 am at Chamber Office, or
Saturday, Oct. 21st at 11 am at Chamber Office

Start the Tour at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building located at 116 E. Bridge Street and visit 10-15 commercial buildings in downtown Wetumpka.

Experience the rich history of Wetumpka Alabama's historic downtown buildings and listen to hair-raising personal experiences of paranormal occurrences in the buildings; some stories from the owners themselves!

If you're especially daring, participate in a paranormal investigation in one of the most haunted buildings in Wetumpka, Alabama -
the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building!

**Tours not recommended for small children due to length of tour**

Register today online or visit the Chamber office to purchase tickets located at 116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL.

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CAPI Haunted History Class

"Paranormal 101" taught by a certified Paranormal Investigator

Every Third Saturday each month beginning June 2017

 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Chamber Board Room

116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka

334-567-4811

Classes are $25 or

Free with $45 Paid Haunted History

Extended Tour Ticket

Class Dates:

June 17, 2017

July 15, 2017

August 19, 2017

Sept. 16, 2017

Oct. 21, 2017

Nov. 18, 2017

Register Here

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Wetumpka Chamber Challengers

 

CHAIRMAN CIRCLE

 - Central Alabama Electric Cooperative

 - City of Wetumpka

 - Wind Creek Wetumpka Casino & Hotel

 - Jackson Thornton & Co.

 - River Bank and Trust

 

KEYSTONE LEVEL

 - Alabama Power Company 

 - Cumulus Broadcasting

 - The Wetumpka Herald

 - Productive I.T.

 

CATALYST LEVEL

 - Adams Drugs

 - ASE Credit Union

 - BB&T

 - First Community Bank of Central Alabama

 - Guardian Credit Union

 - Information Transport Solutions, Inc.

 - PrimeSouth Bank

 - Sam's Club

  - Wells Fargo 

 

Become a Challenger >

 




2017 NEW MEMBERS

Jarvis & Associates

Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services

Parker Family Properties

Synergy Benefits

ADT Security, LLC

Cathcart House & Estate

Dennis, Richard

Mann, J.

Trenholm State University

Lewis Law Firm

Bay Equity, LLC

Bedford, Cheri

Hacienda San Marcos

Judge Bill Lewis

Woods, Westly Realtor

Central Alabama Community College

Harrison Long DMD, P.C.

Worthy Promotional Products

Medi Rides Transport






PENDING BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVAL:







Chamber Board Meeting Schedule:

All Board Meetings are the 4th Thursday of the Month at Noon at The Chamber's new offices located at 116 E. Bridge Street unless otherwise noted with an asterisk.

   

WACC CHAMBER BOARD MEETING DATES

1/26/17  8 - Noon Board Retreat @ Chamber

No Board Meeting in Feb.

2/9/17    11:30    Quarterly luncheon @ Civic Center

*3/16/17  Noon   Bd Mtg @ Chamber

4/7/17   11:00    Golf Tournament @ Quail Walk 

4/27/17   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber

5/6/17     2 pm 7 pm Coosa River Showdown Bass Fishing Kayak Tournament

5/23/16  5:30pm - 8:30 pm   Draw Down Silent Auction Banquet Reception @ Civic Center

5/25/17   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

6/22/17   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

7/27/17   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

8/10/17   11:30   Summer Luncheon @ Civic Center

8/24/17   Noon   Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

9/12/17   Noon   Business Expo @ Civic Center

9/21/17   Noon   Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

10/25 -10/28/17 Haunted History Tours @ Chamber

10/26/17  Noon  Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

11/14/17  11:30 Fall Quarterly Luncheon @ Civic Center

*11/16/17  Noon Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

12/8/17     6 pm Chamber Holiday Open House/ Nativity/ Luminaria/ Downtown Business Open House

*12/14/17  Noon Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

 

 *Board Meetings fall on the 4th Thursday of each month, but in months of holidays or conflicts with special events, board meetings will be moved to the 3rd Thursday of the month.


 
A special thank you to Austin's Flowers for creating all of the beautiful ribbons for each Grand Opening the Chamber provides!