Letter from the Director

Happy New Year Everyone! Already there have been so many puns created about this year, 2020. While we at the Chamber have a vision, please help us make it (20/20). We would value your input. Feel free to drop by the office, call or email us with ideas, suggestions, or just to connect. As always, check out our website for upcoming events and news!

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life. Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” – Neil Gaiman

Sincerely,
Ashley O.

Membership Spotlight
Amy & Chris McCurry

They have been involved in Alexandria politics and have donated countless hours of service over many years. Amy & Chris McCurry have been a staple in our community and hearts. They have volunteered for so many events and organizations around Alexandria. Amy is a member of Alexandria City Council and is an executive board member in our Mainstreet Organization. Amy and Chris are members of our Chamber as well as the Alexandria Historical Society. While Chris is the quieter of the two, he has been instrumental in every way. They both work diligently to help Alexandria Thrive. From Care Day and full sun, the Monster Bash in the rain. They are an all-weather no matter what charm for our city. This year they won our ‘Civic Member of the Year’ award at our Annual Luncheon.We at the Chamber and all of Alexandria appreciate your time, effort, membership and love of our Small Town U.S.A. 

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