A selective group of Chamber members are nominated by the Chair of the Board, President and Chairman of Ambassadors to serve as ambassadors. They promote the Chamber by welcoming new members and guests to the Luncheons; Before/After Hours; Ribbon Cuttings and other Chamber events. They also help with membership retention by calling on members.
2021 Ambassador Chair: Christina Babineaux, First US Bank
The Membership Development Committee develops ways to attract and retain members calling on prospects and existing members (for retention).
2021 Vice Chair of Membership Development: Erin Holtz, Pure Fitness
Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast:
This committee shall consist of approximately 10 members who shall be responsible for sponsors, ticket sales, program, speaker and publicity. This event is held during the Dogwood Festival and is usually held in April.
2021 Vice Chair of Community Affairs: Marty Martin, B.L. Harbert International
I Love America Night:
This team is responsible for putting on a community event that consists of committee chairman along with representatives of businesses, Parks & Recreation, and the City. The event is held during the summer months for family fun activities with music, movies and food.
2021 ILA Committee Chair: Katie Woodruff, Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce
This committee is responsible for creating programs to market & retain business in Vestavia Hills. Ad hoc committees are set up as needed to assist in this effort. This committee is also responsible for coordinating with the City on a joint economic development committee to attract business to our city.
2021 Vice Chair of Business Development: Taylor Burton, Taylor Burton Company
HELPING HANDS IN THE HILLS
Helping Hands in the Hills is a day of service to senior citizens or disabled citizens in Vestavia Hills in need of a little extra help around their home, which can be accomplished by a team of volunteers within a few hours on a Saturday morning. This will include things like raking leaves, trimming shrub, etc. This is generally scheduled the 2nd Saturday in September.
2021 HHH Committee Chair: Betsy Webster, Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce
VESTAVIA HILLS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION
Viva Vestavia: The Chamber’s Foundation host an evening of tastings from Vestavia Hills Restaurants and Wine Shops with great food, fun and fellowship. The proceeds benefit the Foundation’s scholarship and other capital needs.
2021 Viva Vestavia Committee Chair: Gary Jordan, Summit Franchising