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"Irondale Rocks" 2017!

irondale rocksSpread the word:  "Irondale Rocks"!  

Painted rocks are appearing around our city.  Find one of the rocks, post a selfie of you with the rock on Facebook, and tag the Irondale Arts Council (check out all the pictures already there, as well as upcoming rock painting sessions).

The Arts Council invites Irondale neighborhood groups, schools, sports teams, organizations, and businesses to join this new rock craze!

Get involved!  Iron City Stone & Supply donated rocks. Chick-fil-a at Eastwood is sponsoring a rock painting on August 22, 2:30-4:00 pm.  And if you find a Morningstar Storage rock around town and bring it in to their store for 25% off moving supplies. 

This is a great way to promote your business and Irondale at the same time.  If you're interested, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Lynn Marino with the Arts Council.

Chamber Partners with SVHS to Start Work-Based Learning Program

SV WBL program

Take an active role in helping students discover their possibilities!

In cooperation with the Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce and its Presidents Circle, Shades Valley High School is seeking business and industry partners to offer high school students paid apprenticeships, unpaid internships, and job shadowing opportunities that will give them valuable, real world experience in a variety of fields.

Areas of student interest include, but are not limited to:

         Business
         Finance
         Engineering
         Science
         Religion

Students are matched with potential placements based on an application process and teacher recommendation.  In order for students to earn high school credit, they must work 140 hours (paid or unpaid) during the semester. 

If you are interested in more information for the fall semester - or even this summer - contact Chris Shaw, Work-Based Learning Coordinator and Finance Academy Director at 205-379-5350 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GICC Launches Office Depot Savings Program

Irondale Text SPC web imageThe Greater Irondale Chamber is proud of our new partnership with the National Chamber Program and Office Depot/OfficeMax to deliver you steep discounts on the office supplies and day-to-day shopping most crucial to your organization’s needs. Because of your membership you are eligible to receive…

  • 15-55% less than market price on a 350 item office supply core list
  • 5-55% less than market price on a 500 item cleaning and break room core list
  • 3-30% less than market price on a 600 item technology core list
  • 5-15% less than market price on non-core items

Additionally…

  • 2.5₵ black and white copies
  • 24₵ color copies
  • 40% off finishing services, including laminating, binding, vinyl banners, and paper upgrades

Here is how to take advantage of the Office Depot discounts online: Click here to get started.

To utilize the Office Depot discounts in a retail store, you will need a Store Purchasing Card (SPC). It is unique to the Greater Irondale Chamber and will provide you the discounts when checking out. Simply text “IrondaleSPC” to 555-888 and the savings card will be texted back to you to save on your phone.

If you have any questions or would like to request an invoice billing account, contact our account representative, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 205-427-9328, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the Chamber.

Irondale's "Clean as a Whistle" Campaign 2017

whistleGet started on that spring cleaning!  Clean out your house and your yard in preparation for Irondale's annual "Clean as a Whistle" campaign between April 15 and 22, 2017.
During this week-long effort, you can get rid of unwanted items and put them at the curb.  City employees will then pick up the following materials left at the curb at your next regularly-scheduled pick-up times:

* Tree limbs/tree trunks (not from contractors)

* Bagged grass and leaves

* Paint cans (open and dry, Fill with dirt)

* Appliances

* Furniture

* Building materials (not from contractors)

Batteries, tires, and oil will NOT be collected.
Bags are available from the Irondale Public Works Department (951-1420) or from the Irondale Exchange Club.
Abandoned vehicles (those with an expired tag that have not been moved within 20 days) may be reported to the City Inspector for removal.  Call 956-9200 with the location of the vehicle.
Spread the word!  Lend a hand to help your elderly and handicapped neighbors clean their property.  Everyone get out those weed eaters, lawnmowers, rakes, and shrub clippers.  Clean out the basement and the garage. Show your civic pride by working together to keep Irondale "Clean as a Whistle."
The "Clean as a Whistle" campaign is sponsored by the Exchange Club of Irondale and the Public Works Department of the City of Irondale, in conjunction with with the "Don't Drop it on Alabama" Spring Cleanup, the Adopt-a-Mile Program, Alabama PALS (People Against a Littered State), and Clean Campuses Program.

Upcoming Events

Village at Grants Mill Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Thu Oct 26 @ 5:30PM - 07:00PM
Chamber After Hours
Thu Nov 02 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
November Membership Luncheon
Thu Nov 09 @11:30AM - 01:00PM
Irondale 2017 Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
Sat Dec 09 @11:00AM - 12:30PM

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