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Expand your network and productivity through community support. Entrepreneurs who need a home to build their startup will find a unique setting for success in our Innovation Center, located in the heart of the Wetumpka's Downtown Business District.

 

Tenants and Innovation Center Members will have access to workshops, mentors, strategic partners, and the entire community to leverage the skills they need for success.

Click here for more information.


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Would you like to pay for your membership dues online?

Click on this link!


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Click Here for our list of members.


Beginning next week, sidewalk resurfacing will commence on South Main Street between the east entrance of Bibb Graves Bridge down to Boundary Street. The project is expected to take approximately 30 working days, pending weather conditions. Please share with other businesses and individuals you know who may be traveling through downtown Wetumpka.

 

If you have specific questions regarding the streetscape, feel free to email info@mainstreetwetumpka.org. If we are unable to answer your question, we will direct you to the appropriate project representative. Thank you.


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UPDATE ON HAMPTON INN WETUMPKA

Hampton Inn Wetumpka

350 South Main Street, Wetumpka, Alabama, 36092, USA

TEL: +1-334-478-7698 FAX: +1-334-478-7699

The Hampton Inn Wetumpka is now open. Watch the Hampton Inn Wetumpka website for updates.  Thank you!

 



IMPACT WETUMPKA, a strategic capital campaign for the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce designed to target, preserve and transform our aging, at-risk city block in the heart of historic downtown into a pathway for our future. 

 

Read the letter to the membership

about Wetumpka's Downtown Renovation Project here.


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Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Wetumpka Downtown Redevelopment Plan


 

 

 

Wetumpka Chamber Events


 

Click here for the Chamber's monthly calendar

To see larger versions of the events listed below:

Click here for all Community Events


Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

 

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3rd Annual

Haunted History Tours of Wetumpka

3rd Annual

Oct. 24, 25, 26, & 27th, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Wetumpka, AL

SPONSORED BY
WIND CREEK CASINO AND HOTEL WETUMPKA
CITY OF WETUMPKA
ELMORE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM

Hosted by the
Wetumpka Area
Chamber of Commerce,
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Approx. 15 Commercial Buildings and points of interest with the ability to go inside. Tickets available for all nights online or at the Chamber office! 7 pm to 9 pm. Wednesday, Oct. 24th,  Thursday, Oct. 25th,  Friday, Oct. 26th & Saturday, Oct. 27th.


Extended Tour Packages consist of: Regular Walking tour 7 pm - 9 pm of approx. 15 Commercial buildings and points of interest. After the regular tour, participate in a live, interactive Paranormal Investigation with paranormal investigators (at Approx. 9:30 pm or when the last tour returns to the Chamber Building) until midnight!

Start the Tour at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building located at 116 E. Bridge Street and visit approx. 15 commercial buildings and points of interest in downtown Wetumpka. Some buildings will showcase their "Behind the scenes" areas such as basements, unfinished areas, 2nd and 3rd stories, hidden courtyards, 100+ year old vaults and the haunted scarecrow that moves from room to room of the of Chamber of Commerce's 3rd floor!

Experience the rich history of Wetumpka Alabama's historic downtown buildings and listen to hair-raising personal experiences of paranormal occurrences in the buildings; some stories from the owners themselves!

If you're especially daring, participate in a paranormal investigation in one of the most haunted buildings in Wetumpka, Alabama -
the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building!

**Tours not recommended for children under 12 due to length of tour**

Join us on Facebook for the most up to the minute information on the tours!

Please note the tours are two hours long with a lot of walking, climbing steep stairs, manuvering through narrow passageways and standing. Please wear comfortable, closed-toe, walking shoes and if you like, bring your own flashlight.

Register today online or visit the Chamber office to purchase your ticket!
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Ambassador Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 10th, 2018

Noon

Chamber Conference room

Feel free to bring your lunch!

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 Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

&

River Region Paranormal

Present

 

HAUNTED WETUMPKA INVESTIGATIONS


116 E. Bridge Street, Downtown Wetumpka


7:00 pm - Midnight

$25 Per Person

Please choose one of the following dates to register for an upcoming paranormal investigation at the Chamber building:


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CST
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CST
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CST
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CDT
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CDT
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CDT
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CDT
116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person


Haunted Wetumpka Paranormal Investigations @ Chamber Building
Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM CDT

116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka $25 per person

 

Go on an authentic, in-depth paranormal investigation of the most haunted building in Wetumpka! Use specialized equipment to locate the many spirits inside the Chamber's buildings who make their presence known! Spend time in the basement with moving objects, disembodied voices, and responses to knocks or taps. Roam the unused third floor of the building where the haunted scarecrow resides and moves from room to room. Each and every room has a story that's dying to be told.

Reserve today to guarantee your spot. Reservations limited to 10 people.

 

Call 334-567-4811 or email jyoung@wetumpkachamber.org  

for your own intimate paranormal investigation of Wetumpka's most haunted building!




Fall Quarterly Luncheon

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wetumpka Civic Center

$15 per person

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BUSINESS TO BUSINESS EXPO

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Wetumpka Civic Center

Member 6' Booth Space : $75

Member 6' Booth Space with Electric: $100

Non-Member 6' Booth Space: $150

Non-Member 6' Booth Space with electric: $175

Register for a space online

Questions? Call 334-567-4811

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Chamber & Downtown Holiday Open House

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

116 E. Bridge Street

Complimentary Hot Cocoa & Cookies

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Join us for our next monthly meeting,

River Region Women in Business Group

Thursday, SEPT. 20th, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 at the Wetumpka Area Chamber conference room, 116 E. Bridge Street, Wetumpka

No cost to attend first meeting

Please RSVP to 334-651-8289 or sheainal@gmail.com


We'll see you there!

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Wetumpka Chamber Challengers

 

CHAIRMAN CIRCLE

 - Central Alabama Electric Cooperative

 - City of Wetumpka

 - Wind Creek Wetumpka Casino & Hotel

 - Jackson Thornton & Co.

 - River Bank and Trust

 

KEYSTONE LEVEL

 - Alabama Power Company 

 - Cumulus Broadcasting

 - The Wetumpka Herald

 - Productive I.T.

 

CATALYST LEVEL

 - Adams Drugs

 - ASE Credit Union

 - BB&T

 - First Community Bank of Central Alabama

 - Guardian Credit Union

 - Information Transport Solutions, Inc.

 - PrimeSouth Bank

 - Sam's Club

  - Wells Fargo 

  - WCOV FOX 20

 

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2018 NEW MEMBERS


Berney Office Solutions

Peck, Mary

Solar Nails

Titanium Music Productions Group, Inc.

O'Charleys

Bama's Best Products, LLC.

Bert's Tacklebox

Mrs. Cookie Knot

Mr. Ron Drinkard

Treehouse Candles

Brand New Promo

Just 4 U Cleaning

Marcia Weber Art Objects, Inc.

MD Revenue Solutions

Southern Cookie Cottage

A Wiggle and A Wag Dog Grooming Spa

State Farm Insurance Jackson Hagan Agency

D & M More Than Floors

Wetumpka FFA Alumni Chapter (Rodeo)

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute

ProLine Motorsports

AFC Primed

Wetumpka Line Dancing

Blue Ridge Chiropractic


Pending Board of Director's Approval:

South Pointe Bank

USBorne Books & More - Independent Consultant







Chamber Board Meeting Schedule:

All Board Meetings are the 4th Thursday of the Month at Noon at The Chamber's new offices located at 116 E. Bridge Street unless otherwise noted with an asterisk.

   

2018 WACC CHAMBER BOARD MEETING DATES

1/25/18       8:00 am - Noon Board Retreat & Meeting  @ Chamber       

No Board Meeting in Feb.

2/8/18    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Annual Awards Dinner and Meeting @ Civic Center - Board must be present for installation

*3/15/18  Noon   Bd Mtg @ Chamber

4/6/18     11:00 am    Golf Tournament @ Quail Walk

4/26/18   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber

5/22/18   11:30 am Spring Luncheon @ Civic Center

5/24/18   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

6/28/18   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

7/26/18   Noon    Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

8/9/18     11:30   Summer Luncheon @ Civic Center REPLACED BY WIND CREEK BUSINESS APPRECIATION RECEPTION

8/23/18   Noon   Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

9/11/18   5:30 - 8:30 pm Drawdown & Silent Auction

9/27/18   Noon   Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

*10/18/18  Noon  Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

10/24 -10/27/18 Haunted History Tours @ Chamber

11/13/18   11:30 Fall Quarterly Luncheon @ Civic Center

*11/15/18  Noon Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

11/27/18   2:30 pm - 6:30 pm Business EXPO@ Civic Center

12/7/18     6 pm Chamber Holiday Open House/ Nativity/ Luminaria/ Downtown Business Open House

*12/13/18  Noon Bd Mtg @ Chamber Offices

 

 *Board Meetings fall on the 4th Thursday of each month, but in months of holidays or conflicts with special events, board meetings will be moved to the 3rd Thursday of the month.

 
A special thank you to Austin's Flowers for creating all of the beautiful ribbons for each Grand Opening the Chamber provides!