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LEGISLATIVE PRAYER BREAKFAST CANCELED

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Due to a scheduling conflict we will be canceling the Legislative Prayer Breakfast which was scheduled for February 8th – in Montgomery. However, we will be mailing each a card with Melea’s Prayer (bookmark) to each of them. John Croyle will be our keynote speaker at our annual meeting scheduled for September 21st at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens. All reservations ... Read More »

2016-2017 Travel Show Schedule Released

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AMLA Golf FAM October 3-7, 2016 Across North Alabama SEOPA Annual Meeting October 3-8, 2016 Lakeland, FL Rural Tourism Conference October 24-26, 2016 Corinth, MS Snowbird Extravaganza January 24-25, 2017 Lakeland, FL Louisville Boat, RV & Sport Show January 25-29, 2017 Louisville, KY St. Louis RV Travel & Vacations Show Feb. 2-5, 2017 St. Louis, MO AAA Great Vacations Expo ... Read More »

Board Meeting Dates for 2017 Announced

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2017 Board & MEMBERSHIP Meetings • January 17, 2017 AMLA Board & Membership Meeting Guest Speaker: John Kvach, Blogging for the Bicentennial Gunter’s Landing, Guntersville, AL • February 8, 2017 – canceled due to scheduling conflict Legislative Prayer Breakfast RSA Building, Montgomery, AL • April 20, 2017 AMLA Board & Membership Meeting Guest Speaker: Jim Felder, Scenic River Trails Center ... Read More »

Social Media Seminars Begin in January

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Social Media Networking SEMINARS January 19, 2017 What’s New in Social Media Speaker: JoJo Terry, Alabama Tourism Redstone Gateway Conference Center, Huntsville, AL April 6, 2017 Understanding the Alabama Millennial Speaker: Joseph Dabbs, Advance Travel & Tourism Cullman Museum, Cullman, AL August 10, 2017 Visual Social Media: Using Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest Speaker: Brandi Boykin, Global Marketing Solutions Alabama Veterans ... Read More »

Educational Seminars Being October 18

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EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS Advance Media Summit, October 18, 2016, Goosepond Colony Clubhouse , Scottsboro, AL SFEA Seminar, May 11, 2017, Doublehead Resort Conference Center, Town Creek Dr. Bruce Pieper, August 31, 2017, Decatur, AL Contact Melea Hames for additional information. Read More »

AMLA ANNUAL MEETING SET FOR SEPT. 21-22, 2016

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Click to download registration form. The 2016 Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa in Florence. An opening night reception will be held at Cypress Moon Studios in Sheffield on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 6-8 p.m. Registration fee for the annual meeting is $75 per person ... Read More »

Video: New Overtime Laws Seminar

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This is a presentation about what you need to know about the new Overtime Laws. The seminar was held on August 17, 2016 in Huntsville, Ala. Speaker was Elizabeth Kanter with Carr Allison Attorney. Video has been sponsored by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association. northalabama.org New Overtime Laws Seminar from Juergen Beck on Vimeo.   About our Speaker: Elizabeth ... Read More »

Bon Appétit Appalachia Map Released

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From Athens News Courier The peacefulness of the small town of Mooresville was briefly interrupted Thursday by a throng of state and local officials celebrating a new regional tourism campaign. 1818 Farms in Mooresville was the kickoff site for “Bon Appétit Appalachia,” an effort by the federal Appalachian Regional Commission to showcase unique food and beverage operations in the 13 ... Read More »

Lawrence County Highway Dedicated to Owens

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From WHNT-TV OAKVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Jesse Owens Museum has been open since 1998. But few knew where it was. Until now, a portion of Alabama Highway 36 is being renamed in his honor and interstate signs will direct them to the museum. “I can tell you, as his oldest daughter, and the experiences we’ve had, how much this means ... Read More »

Free Educational Seminar in Centre, AL

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It’s Another AMLA Education Seminar: “Ya Gotta Wanna to Improve Performance!” When? Thursday June 30th- 10AM-2PM Where? At the Cherokee County Chamber/Gadsden State, 801 Cedar Bluff Rd, Centre, AL Who? Dr. Bruce Pieper This free seminar is being provided by AMLA. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by 6/27 to: randypaul@alabamamountainlakes or 800-648-5381 Dr. Bruce Pieper is a dynamic leader with ... Read More »

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