The mission of the Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote and enhance economic growth and community development. Our chamber is a membership organization consisting of local business owners and executives who want to see businesses of all sizes grow and prosper. The chamber provides a host of programs and services designed to help businesses gain visibility in the local community to help with your business success story. The chamber also assists the City of Boaz, Sardis City and Marshall County to attract and retain a strong workforce and actively pursue opportunities for positive growth in all areas of business and economic development. As a Chamber member, you become a part of a dynamic organization that is completely focused on making the Boaz area stronger by promoting commerce. Together, our efforts will provide a more solid environment to live and work ~ a place we can be proud to call home.
The Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce will start the 2017 Holiday Season off with the Annual Coat-A-Kid Coat Drive. You may bring coats to the Chamber Office at 100 East Bartlett Avenue Boaz, AL, from Nov. 1, 2017 to Jan. 2, 2018. The Chamber will be doing FREE Gift Wrapping for citizens who have purchased items from Boaz City Merchants from Dec. 1 to Dec. 22, 2017, 10am to 3PM - You must present a valid Boaz Merchant Receipt for the Gift Wrapping.
The Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, Christmas In Alabama, will be on Dec. 1, 2017 starting at 5:30 PM, and the Parade Float Contest judging will be at 5PM. Floats will start lining up in front of the First Baptist Church at 4PM. Our Interim President, Edna Southerland and the Chamber Ambassadors will be in charge of the Float Lineup. There will be prizes for Float participants who place 1st, 2nd & 3rd place!
After the Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade on Dec. 1st... Join in the fun at the Boaz Public Library Cookies & Carols starting at 6:30PM... They will have special guests, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and live music featuring local musicians. This year we will also welcome Animal Tales with their program Holiday Safari. They will bring the following animals: Timber Wolf, Snake, Lanner Falcon, Chinchilla, Tarantula and a Tegu Lizard. We will have hot chocolate, cookies and milk along with games, crafts and Christmas stories. It is free to the public and everyone is welcome!
Then to top off that weekend, on Dec. 2, 2017, Boaz Merchants are holding their Annual Merchant Holiday Open House, incuding Special Sales, Door Prizes and Refreshments!
___ A. Theme: Does the float adequately convey the parade theme?
0-40 pts. "Christmas In Alabama"
___ B. Originality: Did the Team incorporate a unique idea with creative Implementation?
___ C. Craftmanship: Is the float neat and soundly constructed?
___ D. Proportions & Presentation: Can all elements be seen, read and understood by the public?