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ACE Community Reunion September 20, 2019 – Clanton, AL – AL Power Clanton Conference Center

September 20

The 2019 ACE Community Reunion Event will be held at The Alabama Power Company – Clanton Conference Center in Clanton, AL in the Alabama Room on 9/20/19.  Registration will be required and will be available on the ACE website;   The Reunion registration is at 9:30 with 10:00 – 3:30 Community Reunion.  All ACE Communities and ACE Associates Council Members are invited and encouraged to attend the Reunion!   DON’T MISS OUT ON THE FUN! (see below for agenda)

Directions:

From Birmingham:  From Birmingham take I-65 South.  Exit at the third Clanton Exit, Exit #205, an take a right at the end of the ramp.  Travel about ¼ mile and you will see the Alabama Power Office on the right.

From Montgomery: From Montgomery take I-65 North to Exit #205 in Clanton.  Take a left at the end of the ramp and travel about ¼ mile to the Alabama Power Office on the right.

 Parking:

Parking is available at the front, sides, or rear of the building. You may enter into the front of the building as indicated in the photo below or from the rear of the building through the picnic area. Please do not park in the spaces directly in front of the building with a yellow curb marked “Customer Services Parking”.

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Agenda

Registration 9:30 to 10:00
10:00 Call to Order, Welcome, Sponsor Recognition, and Housekeeping.
  • Brandon Bias, ACE President, Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.
10:10 Financing Your Projects – New & Existing Buildings
Panelists:
  • Suzanne Darden, Finance Specialist, Alabama Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network
  • Stephen McNair, Owner, McNair Historic Preservation
  • Taylor Stewart, State Preservation Tax Credit Reviewer, Alabama Historical Commission
  • Moderator: Brian Davis, Director, Alabama International Trade Center
11:15 2019 ACE Star Awards & Special Recognition
  • Brandon Bias, ACE President, Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.
Networking Luncheon 11:30 to 12:00
  • (Including recognition of Southeast Gas as sponsor and remarks)
  • Special Thank You to our Sponsor!!
12:00 Marketing Your Community Internally & Externally
Panelists:
  • Melea Hames, Social Media Manager, Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
  • Shane Smith, City Clerk & Local ACE Coordinator, City of Heflin
  • Moderator: Candace Johnson, Director of Tourism & Community Development, University of Alabama Center for Economic Development
12:50 Challenges in Rural Healthcare
  • Speaker: Carolyn Bern, Director of Governmental Affairs & Community Relations, Alabama Department of Public Health
1:40 BREAK
1:50 Making It Happen in Montevallo
Panelists:
  • Hollie Cost, Mayor, City of Montevallo
  • Courtney Bennett, Director, Montevallo Mainstreet
  • Susan Fulmer, Owner, Dixie Decorations and Community Volunteer
  • Patricia Honeycutt, Designer, Dixie Decorations and Community Volunteer
  • Dee Woodham, Chair, Montevallo Development Cooperative District
  • Moderator: Nisa Miranda, Director, University of Alabama Center for Economic Development
2:55 Closing Remarks
  • Sidney Hoover, ACE Executive Director

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Date:
September 20
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Venue

Alabama Power Company – Clanton Conference Center
2030 7th Street South
Clanton, AL 35045 United States
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