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BCA-CCAA Names Small Business and Emerging Business Award Winners

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Dec. 2, 2016) – The Business Council of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama today announced the three “Alabama Small Business of the Year” and “Emerging Small Business of the Year” award winners during the BCA-CCAA annual meeting here. The winner in the 1-10 employee …

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Abby Hodge Joins Business Council of Alabama Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Oct. 11, 2016 Abby Hodge has joined the Business Council of Alabama as Executive Assistant to the President and Governmental Affairs Coordinator, BCA President and CEO William J. Canary announced. “We are pleased to have Abby join our staff after a successful term as a BCA intern,” …

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BCA Honors Congressman, Past BCA Chairman, and State Senator

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 22) – The Business Council of Alabama’s annual Chairman’s Dinner held Wednesday at the Sheraton Birmingham included recognition of outstanding federal and state legislators and a former BCA chairman. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Mobile, was the recipient of the Robert “Bubba” Lee Political Courage Award, and 2013 …

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Business Council of Alabama Releases 2016 Book Unfinished Business

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama has released its 2016 book of state and federal activities, Unfinished Business, which chronicles events of Alabama’s premier business advocacy organization since the release of The Next New Start last year. Prepared by the BCA staff and published by the BCA Press, …

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The BCA Issues a Statement on the Passing of Garry Neil Drummond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 25, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Business Council of Alabama today issued a statement on the death today of BCA board of directors’ member Garry Neil Drummond, the chairman and CEO of Drummond Company Inc., in Birmingham. …

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Peyton Manning to Headline BCA’s 2016 Chairman’s Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 25, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY – The chairman of the Business Council of Alabama today announced that Peyton Manning, one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, will be the keynote speaker at the BCA’s 2016 Chairman’s Dinner that …

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BCA Commends Alabama Legislature for Protecting Businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today commended the Legislature for strong bipartisan passage of SB 270, the deceptive trade practices bill by Sen. Phil Williams, R-Rainbow City. “Senate Bill 270 will head …

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BCA Statement on the Death of Former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 25, 2016 Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary said the entire Alabama business community is saddened by the news of the death of former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr. “Chief …

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And the Winner is….Mcaleer’s Office Furniture Co. In Mobile

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 First-Ever Recipient for Business Council of Alabama Initiative Awarded Complimentary 2016 Alabama Football Sponsorship; Recognized During Tomorrow’s Spring Game TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (April 15, 2016) – Concluding an unprecedented initiative that rolled out eight months ago, McAleer’s …

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BCA Praises Passage of Responsible and Accountable Transportation Infrastructure Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 13, 2016) – The Business Council of Alabama praised the Legislature for today’s final passage of legislation that paves the way for the first new investment in Alabama’s road and bridge infrastructure …

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