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Have you reserved your seat for the Chamber's

Spring Quarterly Luncheon?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Wetumpka Civic Center

410 S. Main Street, Wetumpka, AL

$15 Chamber Members

$20 Non-Member Guests

Sponsored by River Bank & Trust

Guest Speaker: Jerry Mitchell of Jackson Thornton & Co.


National Day of Prayer Service

May 7, 2015 Noon

Gold Star Park, Wetumpka, Al


Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, we are offering five FREE webinars on a variety of business topics. Check out the list of webinars below and register today!


Voluntary Benefits: Not Just For the Big Guys 

with Colonial Life

Wednesday, May 06, 2015
4:00 PM Eastern Time

Many small businesses do not offer benefits. Many business owners don’t think they can afford them, don’t know that their business is large enough to qualify, or think they’re too much of an administrative hassle.  But the truth is, you can offer a strong benefits package to your employees, even though your business is small. Join this webinar to learn more about voluntary benefits and how can they help your business.

> Read more and register


Payments as a Trigger for Small Business Growth

With PayPal

Thursday, May 07, 2015
2:30 PM Eastern Time

Tune in to an interactive discussion featuring Crisloid, a PayPal merchant, and hear how simple steps like adding a payments button to your website can spur growth.

>Read more and register

Inviting all Artisans, Crafters, Designers & Food Producers



 Artisan Crafter Farmer's Market
Every Saturday, 8 AM - Noon
 In Heady Soaps' Parking Lot
2872 US Hwy 231
No Charge for vendor space
Contact Lisa Wright (334) 478-3815 for Details & to reserve your space
Support Local Industry!

Local Area Flea Markets


Bargain Place Flea Market. Highway 143 & 14. Off I-65 exit 186 go 6 miles North at the RR Overpass. Ample parking. Market opens at 9am and runs until dark. 50 inside dealers. An everything goes market. Lots of merchandise here, new & used, collectibles, primitives, crafts, tools, toys, advertising items. Food concessions, restrooms, h/a. Inside and outside and some covered spaces. Overnight camping available. c/p Marty Greer. (334) 514-0336 or 567-7731.


Bonanza Farmers & Flea Market. I-65 North, exit 179. Ample parking. Lots of flea market merchandise, plus antiques, collectibles, furniture, country and farm items and locally made crafts. Food available, restrooms, h/a. Inside and outside space available from $5 inside and $3 outside. ample parking. c/p Mrs. Chris Norris, Box 485. 36054. (334) 285-5145.


Montgomery Flea Market and Arts & Crafts Shows. Alcazar Shrine Temple. Ample parking. Seasonal market held on last Saturday of each month April through September. Antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, decorator items, lots of quality crafts. Food available, restrooms, h/a. (334) 279-9174.


Montgomery's Gigantic Indoor Flea Market. 2270 E. South Blvd, one block west of Wal Mart. New market, opened in 1999. Friday's 12 to 6 pm, Sat & Sun 9am to 6 pm. Free adm, antiques, collectibles, new merchandise, used merchandise, approx 200 dealers. Snack bar, restrooms, h/a, ample parking. Space from $10. per day. c/p Barbara Butler, 2270 E. South Blvd, 36116. (334) 286-5005. Fax: (334) 281-2404.


T & G's Flea and Antique Mall. 742 E. Main Street. From Montgomery, 1-65 North to Exit 179. Left on Cobbs Ford Road (becomes Main St. about 4 miles on left, just past hwy 31. Indoor, permanent booths. Antiques, collectibles, new & used merchandise. Approx 225 vendors. Space from $1.20 per sq ft. Reservations required. Snack bar, ample parking, handicapped acessible, restrooms. c/p Tina or Gloria, (334) 361-4500. email to thebrocks@bigfoot.com. Open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sunday's 1-5.


Trading Post Flea Market. Highway 14 West. Ample parking. New merchandise, closeouts, surplus, used merchandise, collectibles, crafts, produce, gifts, imports, country, primitives. Snack bar, restrooms, h/a. Space from $5. per day. Campground w/electricity. Auction on Friday nights. (334) 567-7728.


Santuck Flea Market. 25 miles north of Montgomery. Route 231 North to Highway 9, then six miles to the irght. Ample parking. New, used merchandise, tools, collectibles, crafts. Snack bar, restrooms. Market open March through December. c/p Jack Johnson, 662 Dexter Road, 36092. (334) 567-7400.

River Parkway Market

146 Alabama River Parkway

Millbrook , Alabama 36054 (view map) 
Phone:(334) 799-1304

Upcoming Dates:
March 7th, 2015
March 21st, 2015

River Parkway Market

146 Alabama River Parkway, Millbrook, Alabama

Vendors: Contact Jim Philips at 334-799-9304


River Parkway Market is the NEWEST outdoor Flea Market and is located right here in Central Alabama! Our location is conveniently located in Millbrook, Alabama at Prattville/Millbrook Exit 179.  From Birmingham take a left at the exit and from Montgomery take a right.  River Parkway Market is located 2.1 Miles on the right!

CLICK HERE FOR BOOTH REGISTRATION FORM Looking for a venue for your next event?  Utilize our Market Venue for Weddings, Family re-unions, or any outdoor event!CALL 334.799.9304 FOR DETAILS AND PRICING
Booth Fees


1 Booth - With Power - $25  - w/o Power $20

2 Booths - With Power - $35  - w/o Power $30

20% Discount for All Pre-Paid Annual Vendors

Craterfest has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 31st, 2015 from  
Noon to 4 pm at Gold Star Park in Wetumpka, AL
Great Music, Arts & Crafts, KidZone, Concessions and More!

Area Events

The Wetumpka Civic Center, in conjunction with The Wedding Bee and Austin’s Flowers invite you to be a part of the

Wetumpka Wedding & Bridal Show .

The show will be held at The Wetumpka Civic Center

on Sunday, May 31, 2015 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

For questions, contact Lee Booth at 334-590-1393 or 334-567-4309.



Wetumpka's River and Blues Music and Arts Festival

Saturday, July 18, 2015

2:00 PM

Free Kidzone, Arts & Crafts, Concessions

Musical Acts

For Vendor Information contact: Tiffany Robinson

City of Wetumpka (334) 567-5147



2015 Annual Area Events


1/26                       Taste of Elmore County                                                       Wetumpka Civic Center

1/22                       Chamber Board Retreat                                                      Camp Chandler

2/15                       Wetumpka Mardi Gras Parade                                           Downtown Wetumpka

2/20-4/18               Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery Exhibition                       City Admin Building, Wetumpka

2/24                       Chamber Annual Meeting & Reception                              Wetumpka Civic Center

3/5                         Dr. King Crater Lecture                                                       Wetumpka Civic Center

3/7                         Wetumpka Crater Tours                                                     Crater Ridge, Wetumpka

MARCH                City of Wetumpka Arbor Day Ceremony                           Downtown Wetumpka

3/12                       Southeastern Livestock Rodeo                                          Garrett Colliseum Montgomery

3/23-3/27               Spring Break

APRIL                   Heritage Walking Tours at Elmore Co. Museum              Downtown Wetumpka

APRIL                   Farm City                                                                           Extension Office, Wetumpka

4/11                       Millbrook Flora and Fauna Festival                                    Lanark Nature Center, Millbrook

4/18                       WACC CRATERFEST                                                     GoldStar Park, Free

4/18                       Ft. Toulouse French & Indian War Encampment             Ft. Toulouse, Wetumpka

4/22                       Earth Day Celebrations                                                      Downtown Wetumpka

4/25                       Cancer Society -Relay for Life                                           Wetumpka High School

5/9                         Old Alabama Town Herb Festival                                     Montgomery

APRIL                   Marbury Civil War Living History                                        Marbury, AL

MAY                     National Day of Prayer                                                       Wetumpka Old Courthouse

5/1-5/3                   Coosa River Whitewater Festival                                       Wetumpka, Free

5/2                         Fort Jackson Encampment                                               Ft. Toulouse, Wetumpka

5/20                       Chamber Quarterly Luncheon                                            Wetumpka Civic Center

MAY                     Leadership Elmore County Graduation                              Location TBA

5/23                       Art on the Lake                                                                   Children’s Harbor, Eclectic

MAY                     Attack on Swayback                                                          Swayback Trail, Wetumpka, Free

MAY                     WACC Membership Appreciation Cookout,                      GoldStarPark, Free

MAY                     Russell Lands Memorial Day Weekend Concert               Lake Martin, AL

MAY                     Elmore Antique Tractor Pull & BBQ Cookoff                     Elmore, AL, Free

6/10                       WACC Retiree Appreciation Luncheon                              Wetumpka Civic Center

JUNE                    Alabama Nature Center General Public Weekend             Millbrook, AL

JUNE                    Chamber StoryTelling Night                                                Wetumpka Civic Center

JUNE                    Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Business After Hours            Wind Creek Casino & Hotel              

7/4                         City of Wetumpka Fireworks & Jr Anglers Bass Open     GoldStar Park, Free

JULY                     Millbrook Summerfest                                                        Millbrook, Free

7/18                       City of Wetumpka River & Blues Festival ECCF BBQ Cookoff       GoldStarPark, Free

JULY                     Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony rep. Wetumpka            Wetumpka

JULY                     Southeastern Woodcarving School & Competition           Rumbling Water Studios & Gallery

JULY                     Annual Living in AL Communities Expo @ Capitol           Montgomery

JULY                     Bassmasters                                                                     Gold Star Park, Wetumpka

AUGUST              Wags N Whiskers Bone-a-Fit Auction Humane Soc.       Civic Center, Wetumpka, AL

AUGUST              Edgewood Academy Schoolwide Yardsale                      Edgewood Academy, Elmore

AUGUST              Fort Toulouse – Treaty at Fort Jackson                            Ft. Toulouse, Wetumpka

AUGUST              WACC Political Forum                                                      Wetumpka Civic Center

8/14-8/23               Alabama Restaurant Week                                               Statewide

8/14-8/16               Buckmasters Expo                                                           Montgomery Civic Center

AUGUST              Dragon Boat Races                                                           Alabama River, Montgomery

AUGUST              MudMania Race                                                                across from Sports Complex, Wetumpka

8/20                       Summer Quarterly Luncheon                                            Wetumpka Civic Center

SEPT.                   1812 Tennessee Militia Camp                                          Fort Toulouse, Wetumpka

9/1-9/30                 Alabama Antique Trail                                                       Statewide

SEPT                    Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Golf Tournament  Prattville

SEPT.                   Countywide Cleanup Day                                                 Countywide

9/15                       WACC Business Expo                                                     Wetumpka Civic Center

SEPT.                   Bark in the Park    Elmore Co. Humane Society              Fort Toulouse, Wetumpka                              

SEPT.                   Rumbling Waters Bass Tournament                                GoldStarPark, Wetumpka

SEPT                    Zombie Walk downtown Montgomery                              Montgomery

SEPT.                   Elmore Co. Emerg. Mgmnt Safety Preparedness Fair    Lowe’s Wetumpka

SEPT.                   Titus Bluegrass Festival                                                   Titus

10/30 -11/8             Alabama National Fair                                                       Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery

OCT.                     Tecumseh at Tuckabatchee Outdoor Drama                   Tallassee

OCT.                     LPGA Golf Tournament, Prattville                                     Prattville

10/15                     WACC Golf Tournament                                                   Quail Walk Golf Club, Wetumpka

OCT                      War of 1812 Militia Camp                                                  Ft Toulouse, Wetumpka

OCT                      Coosa River Challenge                                                      Wetumpka, Free

OCT                      WHS Homecoming Parade                                              Downtown Wetumpka

OCT                      Color the Town Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Walk     Wetumpka Civic Center

10/10                     Eclectic Cotton Festival                                                    Eclectic

10/17                     Tallassee Trade Days                                                       Downtown Tallassee

10/24                     Spinners Pumpkin Patch & Arts & Crafts Show              Prattville

OCT                      Wetumpka Scary Movie night                                          GoldStarPark

OCT                      Titus Maze of Terror                                                          Titus Volunteer Fire Dept,AL

10/27                     City of Wetumpka Candywalk                                          Behind City Admin Bldg, Wetumpka

NOV                      Christmas on the Coosa Pageants                                  Civic Center, Wetumpka

11/4-11/8               AL Frontier Days                                                               Fort Toulouse

11/7                       Countywide Cleanup Day                                                 Countywide

11/5                       WACC Fall Quarterly Luncheon                                       Wetumpka Civic Center

11/28                     Iron Bowl                                                                           Auburn

11/13, 11/14          Charis Crafters Craft Show & Tasting Fair                       Wetumpka Civic Center

11/7-11/9               Tallassee Battles for the Armory                                      Tallassee, AL

11/27                     Black Friday Shopping                                                     Wetumpka

11/28                     Small Business Saturday                                                Wetumpka

11/14-12/22           ARRAC Christmas Faire (Arts & Crafts)                         ARRAC Center, Wetumpka

NOV                      Poarch Creek Thanksgiving POW WOW                      Atmore, AL

NOV                      City of Wetumpka Tree Lighting & Nativity                     GoldStarPark

DEC                      COTC Decorations Contest                                            Downtown Wetumpka

DEC                      Alabama Nature Center General Public Weekend         Millbrook, AL

DEC                      Prattville Christmas Parade                                            Downtown Prattville

DEC                      Millbrook Christmas Parade                                           Village Green Park, Millbrook

DEC.                     Wetumpka Tree Lighting                                                GoldStar Park, Wetumpka

DEC                      Montgomery Christmas Parade                                     Downtown Montgomery

12/12                     Wetumpka Christmas on the Coosa                          GoldStar Park

12/12                     Eclectic Holidayfest                                                        Downtown Eclectic

DEC                      Governor’s Mansion Candlelight Tours                          Montgomery

12/4                       Progressive Nativity & Luminiaria                                  Downtown Wetumpka

12/4                       WACC Downtown Businesses Open House                Downtown Wetumpka

DEC.                     Christmas on the Coosa Ball                                         Civic Center, Wetumpka

12/31                     Wetumpka’s Asteroid Drop & Fireworks                       Elmore Co. Courthouse


Santuck Flea Market                                            1st Saturday each month     Santuck, AL

Bluegrass Jam Sessions                                       1st Saturday each month     AL River Region Art Center, Wetumpka


ADAMS DRUGS will administer FLU Shots at your place of business & file with insurance this fall & winter. If you are interested, please contact Kelsey Ellis or Carl Bledsoe at Adams Drugs at 334-567-5136 pharmcarl@gmail.com.



April 13th-15th  Relief Carving Seminar -  Rumbling Water Studio, Wetumpka, AL

July 10th-12th  Southeastern Woodcarving School - Wetumpka, AL
Here is a link to the classes page on my website. www.oldoakenterprises.com/classes.html 
There is more information about each class posted there, including prices,
class descriptions, photos of the class projects and info on how to sign up for the different classes.

Rumbling Water Studios and Gallery

The studio is located at:
295 Wharf Street
Wetumpka, Alabama

Business hours are Tuesday thru Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Carole Jean Boyd, 334-868-9999
Dylan Goodson, 256-496-6797


Now Open on Weekends

Jasmine Hill Gardens


Looking for the perfect local retreat? Jasmine Hill Gardens just announced they will be open every weekend  Visitors not only have flowers to entice them along the native stone walks of the gardens, but also an extensive collection of statuary, representing some of the finest works of early Greek and Roman artists, that create focal points along the way. Click here for more information.

For More Information: www.coosariver.org

Wetumpka Senior Center Activities


For More Information on Wetumpka Senior Center's Calendar of Events, Click Here:




Small Business Administration Online Webinars


    Looking for additional assistance? Women's Business Centers (WBCs) provide counseling, training and networking opportunities for women across the United States and its territories. With a network of nearly 100 educational centers, women around the country can receive tailored assistance to help them start and grow their small businesses. WBCs seek to "level the playing field" for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world.

    > Connect with a Women's Business Center Today




Humane Society of Elmore County Events Click Here

Alabama Bass Trail Events Click Here

Alabama Cooperative Extension System  - Elmore County Extension Activities & Events Click Here

   Alabama Nature Center at Lanark, Millbrook Events Click Here

Wetumpka Depot Players Events Click Here

Millbrook Community Players Events Click Here

Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery Events Click here

Lake Jordan Events Click Here  and Click Here

Russell Lands on Lake Martin Click Here

Venture Outdoors TV Show featuring Wetumpka, AL Click here

Wind Creek Wetumpka Hotel & Casino Schedule of Events:


100 River Oaks Drive
Wetumpka, AL 36092



 The Alabama Dept of Public Safety's Driver License Division will adjust its days of service in Wetumpka in June to maximize resources. Currently, the Wetumpka Examining office, at 303 Hill Street, is open from 8 A.M. to Noon and from 1:00 pm to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Beginning the week of June 16, 2014 the office will be closed on Thursdays. For additional details on this office or other Driver License services, visit the Alabama Department of Public Safety's website at www.dps.alabama.gov.


Wetumpka Police Department offers Citizen Firearms Training

The Wetumpka Police Department will conduct citizen’s firearms classes at Wetumpka Police Department headquarters at 208 Marshall Street. Class size is limited to 20 participants and those attending must preregister. Classroom work will be from 8 am – noon, a break for lunch and the class will resume at the department firing range. Items needed for the class are a firearm, approximately 50-100 rounds of ammunition, a baseball cap, protective eyewear (sunglasses etc.) and a pistol permit, if applicable. Cost is $10 which is payable upon registration at Wetumpka Police Dept. 208 Marshall Street. Call for upcoming class schedule (334) 567-5321.

Classes are 8:00 AM - Wetumpka Police Headquarters  208 Marshall Street, Wetumpka, AL


 National Active/Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1985, meets the third Friday of each month at the Front Porch Grill in Millbrook On Hwy 9, (Behind Rite Aid) at 8:30 AM for Breakfast/Coffee. For Info call (334) 799-2261 Tom Karrh, President. (TomKarrh@hotmail.com or Tom Karrh at 334-799-2261).


Tom Karrh President NARFE Ch1985
758 Karrh Rd
Prattville, AL  36067




Downtown Redevelopment Presentation of downtown concept plan November 7, 2013


DocumentsWetumpka Concept Plan PresentationKick-off Meeting PresentationScope of Work MediaCity Council OKs plan for downtown projectPlanning Board hears pitches on downtown project


Other InformationTax Incentives for Historic Buildings For questions or comments please contact David Robison atdrobison@cityofwetumpka.com City of Wetumpka awarded $450k for Revitalization with Community

Development Block Grant

Read the full article here:




WAKA Interview with Glen Halbrooks and Exec. Dir. Vanessa Lynch

Saving Historic Buildings in Downtown Wetumpka

Pancake Breakfast Coverage:




Artwalk Wetumpka has begun courtesy of  Hope Brannon, Carol Hickman and Mark Harris, with the help of Public Works and Wetumpka Pride. They have brought beautiful art work to vacant storefronts in downtown Wetumpka! Come see the unique art designed by local artisans depicting the way of life in Wetumpka with artwork on Company Street, Court Street, East Bridge St., Hill Street and Commerce Street.

Online Events

Upcoming LIVE Webinars

    IRS Webinars for Small Businesses

    The IRS broadcasts webinars on a variety of subjects aimed at educating tax professionals on issues affecting them and their clients. The webinars are free and often offer continuing education (CE) credit for enrolled agents.

    Upcoming Webinars NATIONAL WEBINARS

    Santuck Flea Market

    7300 Central Plank Road/Highway 9, Wetumpka, AL 36092

    June 6, July 4, August 1, Sept. 5, Oct 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5,  2015










    An outdoor flea market with more than 450 booths featuring arts, crafts, antiques, novelties,

    imports, food, and more.

    The Santuck Flea Market is open the first Saturday of each month

    from March - December from daylight until 2pm. RAIN OR SHINE.

    Santuck Flea Market and Santuck Community Center are owned and operated by community volunteers.

    All proceeds benefit the Santuck Volunteer Fire Department, Santuck Community Center, and various community needs. Each month a different church or civic organization operates the kitchen in Venable Hall to raise much needed funds.

    Prices: Free admission, free parking available

    Phone: 334-567-7400
    Santuck Flea Market






    The Wetumpka Exchange Club Bass Tournament

    Saturday, September 5, 2015

    6 AM -2 PM

    Gold Star Park

    1st Place $2,000

    Call Haywood Robbins for more info (334) 567-5456

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    TournamentType:Freshwater Fishing
    Wayne Ward:wayneward@live.com
    Phone Number:(334) 467-7660
    Organization:New Life Academy Athletic Department
    Target Species:Bass (Black)
    Water Body:Jordan
    Boat Ramp:State Ramp (Camp Rotary)
    Start Date:05/16/2015 Safe Daylight
    End Date:05/16/2015 3:00 PM CT Weigh-in
    Estimated Number of Boats:50
    Tournament Overview:New Life Academy Athletic Department fundraiser tournament located on Lake Jordan. Please call 334-467-7660 with any questions. Thank you!
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    TournamentType:Freshwater Fishing
    Nate Johnson:natebreed@gmail.com
    Phone Number:(251) 802-2786
    Target Species:Bass (Black)
    Water Body:Jordan
    Boat Ramp:Bonner's Point
    Start Date:05/23/2015 6:00 AM CT or Safe Daylight
    End Date:05/23/2015 3:00 PM CT Weigh-in
    Estimated Number of Boats:20-30
    Tournament Overview:Stop #3 of the ALABAMA WEEKEND ANGLERS tournament trail. $40 entry fee $10 big fish. For more information call Nate Johnson at 251-802-2786 or email natebreed@gmail.com
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    TournamentType:Freshwater Fishing
    Drake Barefoot:drake@centralbamabassclub.com
    Phone Number:(334) 451-5815
    Organization:Central Bama Bass Club
    Target Species:Bass (Black)
    Water Body:Jordan
    Boat Ramp:Bonner's Point
    Start Date:08/08/2015 4:00 AM CT
    End Date:08/08/2015 12:00 PM CT Weigh-in
    Estimated Number of Boats:40
    Tournament Overview:Bass Tournament Club of weekend anglers
    Web Address:www.centralbamabassclub.com
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