"Old Man Winter" was kind of rough on us by giving us the 3rd snowiest season of all time. As the snow melts and the grass turns back to green, the people of Alexandria are starting to enjoy the coming of Spring. Many activities will be happening in the coming weeks. In April, the Chamber will host a Political Forum- Meet the Candidates. This will be an opportunity to get to know your local candidates that will be running in the May primary. This event is open to the public and will be held at the AMHS Cafateria 6pm on April 16th.
"May brings Spring flowers" and the community's annual CARE Day, Saturday May 17th. CARE Day was started over 30 years ago, as a way to give back to the city by doing some Spring cleaning. Last year, over 160 volunteers helped to sweep streets, pick up trash, plant flowers, pull weeds, and painting fire hydrants. Showing their community pride, businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals helped to clean up their community.
The Alexandria Monroe Chamber of Commerce will hold their 3rd Breakfast Club of 2014 on May 21. Scheduled every other month, the Breakfast Club is an ideal venue to network, advertise your business, and find out what's happening around the Alexandria community. Each breakfast features a short programs by a corporate sponsors geared toward business. Everyone in attendance will also have the opportunity to talk about your business or organization with our Community Announcements (announcements cost $1, limited to 30 seconds, one announcement per company and no political announcements). The breakfast is free to all of our current Chamber members (non-members $5). All proceeds from attendance will go to cover the cost of catering. The May Breakfast Club will be sponsored by the Indiana Small Business Development Center and ConnectMadisonCounty.Com. The breakfast will start at 7:30am and will take place at the Alexandria Masonic Lodge on Harrison Street. Rachel's Hi Way Cafe will provide the breakfast.
Providing opportunities to get to know the local political candidates, taking pride in cleaning up the community, and getting the "scoop" of what is happening in the community, the Alexandria Monroe Chamber of Commerce is once again putting the "pedal to the metal" to show our visitors that in Small Town USA... "We Are Driven"