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December Small Business of Month in Cullman County
The Chamber’s Retail Committee in partnership with Bella Faire Day Spa & Salon presented the December Small Business of the Month award to Werner’s Trading Company.
CSHRM wins pinnacle award
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) presented 11 affiliates today with its esteemed Pinnacle Award — the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters for highly notable contributions to the human resource profession. Accepting the award on behalf of CSHRM (Cullman Area Society for Human Resource Management) is Blinda Walker (center) 2014 CSHRM Chapter President.
St. John inducted into top legal association
Cullman Attorney Gaynor St. John has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. The induction ceremony took place recently before an audience of approximately 900 persons during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the College in San Francisco, California.
VIDEO: Amazon shows off drone package delivery system
Amazon.com is testing delivering packages using drone. The idea would be to deliver packages using the small, unmanned aircraft.
VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year
Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.
CCPS' Williamson receives Lamp Award
Lanie Williamson, a media specialist with Cullman City Primary School, was awarded the Herman Moore Lamp award at the Alabama Library Expo at Calhoun Community College in September. This award is given annually to outstanding media specialists in the state of Alabama. Mrs. Williamson is in her sixth year at the school.
Yahoo to make SSL encryption the default for Web mail
Yahoo will encrypt Web-based email by default for all of its users beginning Jan. 8, the company has told The Washington Post.
Chamber names Chick-fil-A small business award
The Chamber’s Retail Committee, in partnership with Moe’s Barbecue, presented the October Small Business of the Month award to Chick–fil-A.
Report: Debt protection varies widely by state
In a report released Thursday, the National Consumer Law Center surveyed the patchwork of state "exemption laws" meant to protect struggling families from losing everything to creditors. The advocacy group found that few places met its five basic standards for protecting consumers.
Cullman City Parks and Recreation has been selected for the Good Neighbor Friend of Tourism award
The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) has honored the Cullman City Parks and Recreation with the 2013 “Good Neighbor” Friend of Tourism Award. The award is among 10 that comprise the PEAK awards that were presented Sept. 19, during the AMLA annual meeting at the Huntsville Marriott in Huntsville, AL.
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