News from the Chamber of Commerce

Chamber in Session: State of the State with Gov. Robert Bentley
Gov. Robert Bentley will give us an update on our state on Mon., Oct. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Hotel Capstone. Cost is $25/person, which includes lunch. Reserved tables of 10 are available. To reserve a seat or table, contact Stacey Gann at or 391-0556. The Chamber offers its members the opportunity to interact with local, state and national leaders at these Chamber in Session events throughout the year.

Northport Citizen Dinner with
Former Gov. Jim Folsom, Jr.
The Northport Citizen Dinner will be held on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at Five Points Baptist Church with former Gov. Jim Folsom, Jr. serving as the guest speaker. Reserved tables of 8 are available for $275, which includes the company name on the program and table. Individual tickets are $25/person. This dinner honors a citizen of Northport for their service as well as individuals in categories such as religion, business, education and others. Make your reservations for this event today and join us as we recognize outstanding citizens for their contributions. To reserve a seat or table, contact Stacey Gann at or 391-0559.

Open House at Tuscaloosa
Orthopedic and Joint Institute
Dr. Bryan King and staff hosted an open house with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 18 for the office located at 3515 Watermelon Rd. in Northport. Call 722-5591 for more info.

Maki Fresh Opens
We celebrated its opening on Sept. 24. Address is 1530 McFarland Blvd. in Indian Hills Square. The Birmingham-based restaurant offers casual Asian dining and serves sushi, sashimi, rice bowls, salads, sliders and more. Visit for more info.

Ribbon Cutting at
Arlington Rental, Inc.
We marked the opening of this temporary RV park on Sept. 19 at 101 Hargrove Rd., E. in Tuscaloosa, behind Tennis Jackson Electric. Spaces are available. Call 722-2048 or visit for details.

Ribbon Cutting at
Hotel & Restaurant Supply
A ceremony was held on Sept. 22 at 10:30a.m. for this new business located at 200 14th St., Ste. 1 (in Spiller Center, just off 15th St.). Visit to learn more.

Ribbon Cutting for New Wing at
Hospice of West Alabama
A ribbon cutting was held for a beautiful new wing in this facility on the VA campus (3851 Loop Rd. in Tuscaloosa) on Sept. 22. Learn more at

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