The mission of the Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote and enhance economic growth and community development in our local communities. Our Chamber is a membership organization consisting of local business owners and executives who want to see businesses of all sizes grow and prosper. This is the Boaz Area Chamber News Page for updates concerning the Chamber, City of Boaz, Marshall & Etowah Counties, including the State of Alabama and Tech in the Know. 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.
Chamber News Updates…
Jul. 13, 2017… The new Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce Website is now active. We will be updating the site to include new features for more interaction online. The Chamber Promotional Site will be reorganized over the next several days to reflect more what the site is actually setup for. We will be updating the Farm Expo site and building the Boaz October Harvest Festival site starting this next week.
Tech News Updates…
Jul. 25, 2017… WordPress founder, Matt Mullenweg, recently announced that the WordPress software will require all hosts to have HTTPS for certain WordPress features to function.
Jul. 25, 2017… Adobe announced today that it will discontinue Flash support and updates at the end of 2020.
Jul. 25, 2017… SiteLock, a website security company, has acquired Patchman, a Dutch security startup that offers automated vulnerability patching and malware removal for hosting providers. Prior to the acquisition SiteLock protected 6 million sites, with 2.2 million of them running on WordPress. The addition of Patchman extends SiteLock’s customer base to 12 million sites and more than 4 million of those are powered by WordPress.
Jul. 28, 2017… I suggest that everyone check out Trend Micro & Malwarebytes – two great security software.
VFW News Updates…
Apr. 17, 2017… VFW and Marshall County Fairgrounds in Boaz, AL announces the renovation completion of their Main Hall with New Daily Rental Rates: Main Hall w/Kitchen & Ice Machine $1250, Small Hall $850, and the Pavillion and Fairgrounds $1000. Contact: 256-593-9470 or 256-506-4736.