The mission of the Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce is to create programs and events that will help retain and expand the existing business communities, attract new businesses and residents, and improve the quality of life in Crenshaw County.
We invite you to explore these pages, follow our Calendar of Events and visit the many communities in Crenshaw County, including Luverne, Brantley, Highland Home, Dozier, Glenwood. You will find friendly people, outstanding educational opportunities, sports programs, Senior Citizen outreach, outstanding medical, nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and retail and industry to benefit everyone.
331 Outlet Announced New Hours Sew American’s 331 Outlet on Hwy 331 North in Luverne has announced their new sales hours….Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Their inventory consists of beautiful sheet sets, towels, fishing shirts, t-shirts, and so much more. Also, embroidery is available upon request. You can contact the Outlet at 334-535-0072 for further information.
New Chamber Member
Performance Fabrication and Machining LLC is owned and operated by Luverne native Jeremy Shirley. If you are looking for quality welding fabrication or machine work, he can take care of you. Jeremy works with aluminum, stainless steel and all other types of steel. He can machine parts for you on the lathe and milling machines and can also cut out designs and production parts on 4′ x 8′ CNC plasma table. He offers over 1500 custom designed metal signs for your office, home or gated entryway, personalized to your specifications. He also offers a mobile welding/repair service for on-sight repairs to equipment. The shop is located on Hwy 10 between Luverne and Rutledge. Phone number: 334-429-4190 or check out the Facebook page at Performance Fabrication & Machining LLC. See pictures below. The Chamber welcomes the Shirleys.
Tax Seminar Attached is information from the State of Alabama, Department of Revenue regarding a July 25th State Tax seminar.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT….Pippin Farm Winery and Vineyard
Pippin Farm Winery and Vineyard, home of South Ridge Wine, is located on Crenshaw County Road 50 between Fullers Crossroads and Patsburg about 10 miles north of Luverne. It is owned and operated by the Pippin family and hosts a variety of red and white wines. Just added this week is their rendition of a blueberry wine.
The business is open on Fridays from noon til 6:00 PM and on Saturdays from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM. The winery also features soaps and lotions handmade by Tonya from goat’s milk. Various other gift items are available.
Go by and see Matthew Pippin and Tonya Maxwell Pippin for all your wine and gift needs. You won’t be disappointed.
Hope everyone had a wonderful, safe holiday week-end. Be sure to SHOP LOCAL in Crenshaw County……so much to offer!! As always, pass this newsletter along to friends and family to help businesses grow……the more we spread the word, the better chance for new customers for the businesses highlighted.
CALENDAR: Fourth of July Fireworks: Luverne Fireworks – July 2nd, Turner Park…..8:30 p.m. Rain date: July 5th, same place and time. July 2, 2019 – Pippin Family South Ridge Winery – Open tonight 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. July 4th, 2019 – Town of Petrey – Fireworks at 8:30 p.m. – Petrey Community Center – Everyone Invited July 4, 2019 – Town of Rutledge – Fireworks and more – Morning parade – call Town Hall at 335-6624 for details. July 4, 2019 – Town of Brantley – Walking Parade – 9 a.m. – starts at high school – for all who want to participate – no floats, but bicycles, etc. Call Town Hall at 527-8624 for details. This is a tradition. July 5, 2019 – Voices of Mobile – Luverne First Assembly – 7 p.m. from the University of Mobile School of the Arts, Roger Breland Center for the performing Arts of Mobile. The concert will begin at 7 PM, no admission charge; a love offering will be received. Come spend a Friday July 5th with the Voices of Mobil – See attached flyer.
As always, the Chamber encourages you to SHOP LOCAL…..and watch for moreBUSINESS SPOTLIGHTS …… they bring you up-close and “in the store” information.
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Sister Schubert’s is HIRING !! – See Attached Flyer – They are having a Job Fair today, June 24th and 25th, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Luverne plant, 50 Industrial Parkway. Please share the attached information and flyer with family and friends and anyone you know who may be looking for employment. Calendar: June 26-29 – 13 on Fifth is possibly closing their store…….Sherry Prevett will be at the store from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. – big sale – cash only. S. Forest Ave at the corner of 5th street – we wish Sherry well. Fourth of July Fireworks: Luverne Fireworks – July 2nd, Turner Park…..8:30 p.m. Rain date: July 5th, same place and time. July 4th, 2019 – Town of Petrey – Fireworks at 8:30 p.m. – Petrey Community Center – Everyone Invited
The Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce congratulates Anna Lowe, who has been accepted to represent the Chamber and Crenshaw County at Huntingdon College for their Economic and Community Development Scholars Program June 25-27. This program for coming high school seniors is designed to introduce outstanding future leaders of Alabama communities to the importance of economic and community development, with an emphasis toward future career opportunities. Anna is a senior at Crenshaw Christian Academy, an all “A” Honor Roll student, Co-Editor of the Yearbook, a member of SGA, Advanced Art, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Interact Club (International Chairperson), Belles and Beaus, Varsity Softball Team and Varsity Volley Team. She has been an Alabama Girls State Delegate, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Delegate and Children’s Church Assistant, among her many activities and involvements. The Chamber is proud to have Anna as their delegate to this program. BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT…….L & L Glass
L&L Glass was established in December 2017 and specializes in commercial, residential, and auto glass repair and replacement and window tinting. L&L Glass is located at 842 West Third Street in Luverne and is locally owned and operated by Cruise and Paige Sowell of Luverne. Fun fact: L&L Glass was named after their daughters Lydia and Layken.
Cruise has 5 years of experience in the glass trade and prides himself on not only having competitive prices, but exceptional workmanship. L&L Glass is also able to work along with your insurance company. While they do operate from a shop, they also offer mobile services with no extra charge.
They do their best to make sure every customer not only leaves happy, but that the work is done safely and efficiently.
Go by and see Cruise and Paige for all your glass needs or call them at 334.304.2668
As Always, the Chamber asks you to SHOP LOCAL…..Crenshaw County has lots to offer.
Dan Wright’s Diesel in Rutledge AL is looking for an experienced diesel mechanic. Give us a call at 334 508 0095. ****************** New Member – The Chamber welcomes Representative Chris Sells to Chamber membership. ****************** Calendar: Fourth of July Fireworks:
Luverne Fireworks – July 2nd, Turner Park…..8:30 p.m. Rain date: July 5th, same place and time. July 4th, 2019 – Town of Petrey – Fireworks at 8:30 p.m. – Petrey Community Center – Everyone Invited
Sister Schubert’s is HIRING !! – See Attached Flyer – They are having a Job Fair June 24th and 25th, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Luverne plant, 50 Industrial Parkway. Please share the attached information and flyer with family and friends and anyone you know who may be looking for employment. ****************************
BB&T is a banking institution located on South Forest Avenue in downtown Luverne. It prides itself on and is passionate about sharing knowledge with clients about their financial options through various stages of life. The bank provides various services, including deposits, loans, and insurance investments. During the last quarter of this year, the merger between BB&T and SunTrust Bank in Florida will be completed, giving rise to the new name Truist. Truist has as its goal the selfless concern for the well being of others and will focus on better partnerships, better technology, building better communities and offering better client experiences. The banking hours are Monday through Friday, lobby 9-5 and drive through 8:30-5. Go by and see Market Leader Heather McDaniel, Branch Banker Team Leader Erika Scrushy, and their friendly staff, Patricia Smith, Michelle Williamson, Layla Bowden, Whitney Exline, and Erica Crumpton for all your banking needs.
Lots of new things going on in Luverne. L and L Glass has moved to their new location on West Third Street. Subway is hoping to be in their new building next week, and Sydney’s Catering will expand into the old Subway building and plans to be open at least two days during the week for lunch. Norma Helen’s Deli hopes to open in August and will be located in the old Terah Beasley car lot office between City Finance and BB&T Bank on South Forest Avenue. The Goal Post is now open… and serving meals at their location just south of the Patsaliga River bridge next to the Korean restaurant. The Southern Rose Cottage in the old 61 on Main building hopes to open this summer or early autumn and will feature prom and pageant dresses.
It is good to see new businesses opening up. There are still far too many empty stores throughout the city, and we are hoping that more shops will move into some of them.
From Allen’s Dry Creek Market – see more info on Facebook – Hibiscus on sale @ $10Peaches, seedless watermelons, blueberries, tomatoes, squash, cabbage and lots more!
Open 9 am – 5 pm.
Church Announcement: – the Voices of Mobile. Luverne First Assembly of God, 788 Glenwood Road, Luverne will host The Voices of Mobile from the University of Mobile School of the Arts, Roger Breland Center for the performing Arts of Mobile. The concert will begin at 7 PM, no admission charge; a love offering will be received. Come spend a Friday July 5th with the Voices of Mobile – See attached flyer.
The Chamber provides this newsletter for your convenience……..be sure to pass the information along to family and friends and let us know if you have events you want to publish to the Chamber membership and beyond. Be sure to SHOP LOCAL at all your Crenshaw County stores and services…….we have a lot to offer!!!! A Great Big THANKS to all who participated and all who attended The Taste of Crenshaw last Thursday. Wonderful food, lots of visiting and fellowship and smiles. Be sure to dine out as often as you can to thank those who provided such a wonderful evening.
New MembersWells Plumbing, LLC – The Chamber welcomes Brenda and Craig Wells owners of Wells Plumbing, LLC to Chamber membership. Everyone knows this company and their service to the welfare of citizens of Crenshaw County. Bush’s BBQ – Also a new member and Bush’s will be serving their specialties at The Taste of Crenshaw on Thursday night. We welcome them to Chamber membership and expect to see a Business Spotlight in the near future. They have an extensive menu for both lunch and dinner dining, so stop in and enjoy – super steaks as well as BBQ. ********************** BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT – FIRST CITIZENS BANKGary Warren Mitchell shared a post to the group: Celebrate Luverne.Yesterday at 10:45 AM ·+4
First Citizens Bank is a full-service community Bank located in downtown Luverne, AL. The business offers deposit accounts, CD’s, IRA’s, all types of loans, safety deposit boxes and more.
First Citizens Bank was founded in Luverne in 1980 and now serves three counties: Crenshaw, Butler and Lowndes. One may visit their branches in Highland Home, Greenville, Hayneville and Fort Deposit, as well as the main office on West Third Street in Luverne.
First Citizens is proud to be a true community bank. All of its employees are local residents, and the bank is proud to serve its various communities. The bank is a proud member of the Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce.Go by and see William Petrey and all of his friendly professional staff for your every banking need. ***************
Farmers Market – every Monday. Be sure to visit the market on the grounds of the DEI Center at The Luverne United Methodist Church. Beginning at 3 p.m., local producers of vegetables, baked goods and other goodies are set up to help you with healthy eating. Be sure to stop in next Monday! The Taste of Crenshaw – join us this Thursday evening for the best food anywhere……18+ food tables will hold all the delicious food you can eat. 6 p.m. at the DEI Center at The Luverne United Methodist Church…..come and ENJOY! ***************
As always, we encourage you to SHOP LOCAL…….Crenshaw County has the best service and people who care……..think LOCAL always!!