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Nancy Hewston

Nancy Hewston
Senior Vice President of Communications, Strategic Information and Federal Affairs 334-240-8725 | Fax: 334-241-5984 Email Nancy Wall Hewston

Get your information…loud and clear

When you were young, do you remember sitting in a circle and one person whispers a sentence in the next person’s ear and it’s passed along to the next person and so on? What usually happened at the end? The original sentence was totally misconstrued and all jumbled up…nothing like …

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AAI Releases New Informative Video Following a Favorable Report to Both HB 394 and SB 180

The House Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure Committee earlier today gave a favorable report to both HB 394 by Rep. Mac McCutcheon, R-Huntsville, and SB 180 by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville. HB 394 would generate additional revenue for Alabama roads and bridges, and it follows SB 180 that ensures revenue generated by McCutcheon’s bill will …

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Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards Are Scheduled April 12

The deadline is Dec. 18 for nominations for Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards presented by the Alabama Technology Network and the Business Council of Alabama. The ATN and BCA announce the Manufacturers of the Year in the small, medium, and large categories at the annual Manufacturer of the Year …

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The Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards Are Scheduled April 12

Nominations for Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards presented by the Alabama Technology Network and the Business Council of Alabama are being accepted now and until the Dec. 18 deadline. Manufacturers of the Year in the small, medium, and large categories will be announced at the annual Manufacturer of the …

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BCA Member Companies Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

Do you love kaleidoscopes? I do! I hadn’t thought of a kaleidoscope in years until a recent trip to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Artworks exhibit. There is a life size kaleidoscope where you walk into a tunnel-shaped structure and look up to view a large mirror and multi-colored …

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Water Policy: A Business Perspective

Like everything else in life, in order to grow, thrive, and remain healthy, businesses and citizens need easy and ample access to one of our planet’s most basic resources – water.  As Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Water is the driving force of all nature.” Water resources remain a very …

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Prison Reform Deserves Attention from State

That old saying, “A day of reckoning is fast approaching,” is so apropos when discussing Alabama’s seriously overcrowded prisons. Addressing solely the finances of prison reform, it would cost $840 million to build new prisons that would reduce Alabama’s prison capacity of 190 percent to just 100 percent. That $840 …

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Being prepared makes a huge difference

Does the end of the year flurry of pre-Christmas shopping sometimes make your head spin? Of course it all depends on how prepared you are when you begin your shopping and, more importantly, if you are certain you are receiving the best price on the products you plan to purchase. …

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Spread the Word about BCA!

I’m sure you’ve heard that a personal referral is one of the best compliments a business can receive, right? At the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), we know business referrals are some of the most valuable opportunities we have to encourage other businesses, industries and educational institutions to invest in …

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You don’t know what you don’t know

People often may make quick judgment on a person, business, or organization before actually having the correct, pertinent information. Many times this is unfortunate because the importance, benefit, and value they may offer could potentially make a tremendous difference in their lives or outcome of the situation. The Business Council …

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