Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon was Tuesday, October 9 at Saraland Civic Center. Pres. Jeff Schmitz welcomed the members and guests. Rev. Eddie Holmes of Celeste Road gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
New members were recognized. The New Business Spotlight was on Hampton Inns & Suites, and representative Briana Browning gave a short presentation on the business. North Mobile Internet Services, Inc. was given the distinction of Small Business of the Month (October.)
Laurel Flowers introduced Guest Speaker Mike Lee, Pres/CEO and owner of Page and Jones, Inc. Lee discussed the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway and outlined steps already taken and those upcoming to complete the project.
Mayor Howard Rubenstein gave the current status of Hurricane Michael. 7A number of events were noted by Shilo Miller, Executive Director of Saraland Chamber--Ribbon Cuttings, Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, runs, Pumpkin Patches, Mistletoe Market.
Current president Jeff Schmitz announced Sheron Atwell as the president-elect for the 2018-2019 year
Pictured are a few of those present at the meeting.
Ben Smith and Sheron Atwell, president-elect; Guest Speaker Mike Lee and Maggie Starks, Mobile Chamber of Commerce;
Bill Silver, President, Saraland School Board and Christian Flynn of St. Thomas Catholic Parish
Pres. Jeff Schmitz with Fay Hurst and Neci Kelly
Kristie Jones and Michelle Harding; Marnye Roberts and Jackie Barnett; Christian Flynn and Laurel Flowers
Speaker Mike Lee and Laurel Flowers; J.C. Smith and Bradley Flowers; Wes Pipes and David Carpenter