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 The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce will hold a series of community forums, beginning Tuesday, September 9th, 2014. Each event will begin with a brief presentation of current membership benefits and activity followed by a question and answer session.


Public discussion of general issues, membership, and the overall direction of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce is welcomed. The purpose of the forums is to gather feedback and input from the community on best practices of support for local businesses .The information garnered from these meetings will be used in the development of the Chamber's next strategic plan.


"I am excited to bring the community leaders, general public and chamber members in an open forum to help plan the future of The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce," stated Heiko Einfeld, Executive Director.

The Daphne Community forum will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 6 p.m. at Daphne City Hall Chambers.



The Spanish Fort Community forum will be held on Monday, September 15, 7 p.m. at The Gathering Place.


The Fairhope Community forum will be held Thursday, September 18, 6 p.m. at Homestead Village. 


Please call the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce for additional information. 621-8222.


 Cindy Zebryk named Ambassador of the month for July  

Congratulations to Cindy Zebryk, Realtor and Associate Broker at Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties, for being selected as Ambassador of the Month for July 2014.  Cindy was selected because she attended numerous events, served as a liaison for the Chamber, and served on the Total Resource Campaign selling memberships and sponsorships.
A life long native of Fairhope, Cindy resides in Fairhope with her husband Tad.  She is a graduate of Fairhope High School and attended Faulkner State College.  She has two adult children: Taylor Ripley and Allison Ward.  She was the Broker at Magnolia Trace Real Estate in Point Clear, working there for 26 years from 1985 to 2011.
In her spare time, Cindy loves singing, calligraphy, making beeswax candles and assisting her husband in raising bees for local honey. "I love being an Ambassador for the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce and growing my real estate business at the same time!" she said.

morningmarketingmeetingMorning Marketing Meeting

September 18, 8:00 am

Scenic Overlook Office -29750 Larry Dee Cawyer Dr.,

Daphne, AL Free marketing opportunity

for all Chamber members.

Bring plenty of handouts.

A special thank you to Pen Air Federal Credit

Union for sponsoring the Morning Marketing Meeting


youngprofessionalssocial  The Young Professionals - Group Social

 Thursday September 18, 5:30 pm

at: Fairhope Brewing Company

 914 Nichols Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

 jubileefestivalSave The Date
The Jubilee Festival is coming up September 27th and 28th,
10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.  We will invite 130 fine arts and crafts vendors.  There will be live, local entertainment on the festival stage.  Unique festival food will be served at the food court.  The ever popular Kids Art In The Park returns this year.  There will be a large screen TV in Daphne City Hall, for football fans to watch the games.  There is no admission.  Festival T-shirts and Posters will be sold at the information booth.  This is an excellent way to promote your business.  Call us at 621-8222 or 928-6387 to sponsor this event.
ribboncuttingsESCoC Ribbon Cuttings for August 
Shamrock Properties
 The Eastern Shore Chamber recently welcomed new member Shamrock Properties, with a ribbon cutting at 25878 State Highway 181 Daphne, AL 36526. Attending the event were: (back row, left to right) Diane Siefert, chamber ambassador; Jennings Lawler, chamber member;  Jeff Ramsland, chamber ambassador; Larry Hunter, chamber ambassador; Cindy Vines, chamber member. (Front row, left to right) Nancy Grace, chamber ambassador; Melissa Wilt, Shamrock Properties; Deborah Morrow, chamber ambassador;Aiveen Kahalley, Shamrock Properties; David Kahalley, Shamrock Properties; Carrie Litteken, Shamrock Properties;and, Heiko Einfeld, executive director ESCoC. Shamrock Properties
is a real estate brokerage company serving Mobile to Pensacola specializing in sales, marketing and management. Originally formed
 as a management company to help investors with their properties, Shamrock has grown to offer sales and marketing services. Shamrock provides clients with guidance and expertise for all of their real estate needs, including commercial, residential and property management. Family owned and operated, Shamrock provides a personal touch to the real estate experience and a dedication to client satisfaction. For more information call (251) 533-9445. 
The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member ReadyCare with a ribbon cutting at 807 Nichols Avenue, Fairhope. Attending the event were ReadyCare Staff: left to right-Larry Ready (bottom left), Jason Steen, Kaitlyn Thacker, Will Ready; Heiko Einfeld, executive director of ESCoC; Cindy Zibryk, Sherry Sullivan and Brenda Carpenter, ESCoC ambassadors. ReadyCare is a new company with over 35 years of experience in the home medical equipment industry.  The company designs and manufactures medical equipment, then distributes this equipment to homecare providers across the country.  The focus of ReadyCare is around meeting the needs of providers while designing new ideas that increase the quality of life for the end-user.  The current product offering includes wheelchairs and accessories, walking aids, patient room equipment, hospital bed mattresses and overlays, and a line of bath safety equipment. 
For more information call (251) 210-1210.


Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint


The Eastern Shore Chamber recently welcomed new member Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint with a ribbon cutting at 6882 U.S. Highway 90 Suite G-1, Daphne, AL 36526.Attending the event were: Don Taylor, Owner; Bob Rufin, Manager who were joined by their staff, The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors.Uncle Maddio's is the next generation pizza joint. With over 47 toppings, three crusts, six sauces, and seven cheeses, including vegan and gluten-free pizza options, the possibilities for delicious and healthy pizzas are ENDLESS. You create it, they bake it. Plus, they have fresh salads made-to-order, toasted panini's, and homemade desserts. We are located in Jubilee Square in Daphne, and their store is locally owned and operated by Don and Lisa Taylor.  For more information call 251-279-0189


Vine Boutique & Salon

The Eastern Shore Chamber recently welcomed new member Vine Boutique & Salon, with a ribbon cutting at 1903 Main St., Ste. B, Daphne.   It is located in downtown Daphne, and is the co-owned business of twin sisters Rebekah Loper and Rachel McMurray.   Attending the event were: Shannon Lane and Gray Englebert, chamber ambassadors; Cindy Bishop, ESCoC; Deborah Morrow, chamber ambassador; Rebekah Loper and Rachel McMurray, owners; Heiko Einfeld, executive director ESCoC; Millie Sue Hawk and Nancy Grace, chamber ambassadors.   The atmosphere at Vine Boutique & Salon is very organic and earthy, with the use of a lot of light fabrics, earth tones, and natural elements. The style of the boutique's clothing is very bohemian, effortlessly stylish yet comfortable. For more information call 408-9396.


Health Source Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab/Wellness


The Eastern Shore Chamber recently welcomed new member HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab/Wellness with a ribbon cutting at the clinic located at Eastern Shore Centre next to Publix in Spanish Fort.

Those attending were: (left to right): Marilyn Catrett, chamber member; Nancy Grace, chamber ambassador; Spanish Fort Mayor Michael McMillan; Heiko Einfeld, executive director ESCoC; Jim Rachwitz, HealthSource; Dr. Meredith I. Addess, HealthSource; David Mathias, HealthSource; Ned Manning, ESCoC; and Deborah Morrow, chamber ambassador. HealthSource has been providing great chiropractic care and wellness to local communities and their families for over 10 years in Florida and Colorado. Since 1895 Chiropractors have focused on alignment of spinal vertebrae and their effect on the nervous system.  HealthSource utilizes spinal adjustments to improve alignment, stretches to build flexibility, exercise to improve muscle tone and biomechanics/postural habits to prevent re-injury. For more information call

 Bridge Coalition public hearings:

 Monday, September 29, 2014

4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

   Five Rivers Delta Resource Center

30945 Five Rivers Blvd.

     Spanish Fort, AL 36527

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9 - Daphne Community Forum


15 - Spanish Fort Community Forum 7:00 pm, The Gathering Place


18 -  Morning Marketing Meeting, 8:00 am, Scenic Overlook.  Great marketing opportunity for Chamber businesses. Bring lots of handouts. An Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Event. 621-8222. 


18 - Young Professionals Social,
Thursday September 18, 5:30 pm

at: Fairhope Brewing Company

914 Nichols Avenue

 Fairhope, AL 36532


18 - Fairhope Community Forum   6:00 pm Homestead Village

 An Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Event. 621-8222. 
20 - Coastal Cleanup, Fairhope Pier and May Day Park in Daphne.
9/26 - 11/6 - Fairhope Fall Farmers Market behind the library.
26 - Black-Out Cancer Ball, 6-11 pm, Fairhope Civic Center.
27/28 - 26th Annual  aajubilee Festival, Main St.
27/28 - Baldwin County Home Builders Assoc.
29 - Bridge Coalition public hearings:

Monday, September 29, 2014

4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Five Rivers Delta Resource Center

30945 Five Rivers Blvd.

Spanish Fort, AL 36527




Baldwin County

Housing Statistics

June 2014

Houses Sold
Average Selling Price
Average Days on Market
Number of Units on Market
Condos Sold
Average Selling Price
Average Days on Market
Number of Units on Market
Unemployment Stats
      6/2014    6/2013
AL        7.1%        6.9%  
BC        5.7%        5.8%
US        6.3%        7.8% 
New Members
As of 8/30/2014
Coldwell Banker Rheel
Angela Wilson - Real Estate Agent
9901 Timbercreek Boulevard
Daphne, AL 36527
(251) 621-1111
Ravenite Pizzaria
Gina Gambino - Manager
102 N Section St
Fairhope, AL 36532-2431

(251) 929-2525


Sandra's Place
Sandra Whitley - Owner
218 Fairhope Ave.
Fairhope, AL 36532

(251) 990-3344


The Gumbo Shack
Jacqueline Borosko - Owner
212 1/2 Fairhope Ave
Fairhope, AL 36532-2316

(251) 928-4100 


 Bancroft Lofts

Sandy Wise - owner
100 N. Bancroft
Fairhope, AL 36532

(251) 583-8968 


 The Pelican Patio

Tammy Wintzell - Owner
14 North Church Street
Fairhope, AL 36532
(251) 928-1714


Caring Hands Home Care Services
Diane Johnson - Manager
1129 Saraland Boulevard South Suite A
Saraland, AL 36571
(251) 725-6095


Trattoria Pizza & Italian LLC
Mark Bentz - Manager/Owner
11611 U.S. Highway 31
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
(251) 375-0076
Chad Stapleton Catering
Chad Stapleton - Owner
13045 County Road 64
Loxley, AL 36551


Community Hospice
Katie Spratlin - Marketing Director
1320 North McKenzie Street
Foley, AL 36535
Action Hygiene Services Gulf Coast
Beth Blevins - Owner
26210 Equity Drive Suite A
Daphne, AL 36526
(251) 517-0884


Fairhope's Grill & Bar
Terri Jewett - Owner
210 Eastern Shore Center, Hwy. 98
Fairhope, AL 36532
(251) 929-0002
Ameriprise Financial
Danny Strickland - Financial Advisor
22765 Hwy. 59 South
Robertsdale, AL 36567
(251) 947-6900
September Renewed Members
Bay Eyes Cataract & Laser Center, Inc.
Fairhope Furniture Consignment
Business Interiors, Inc.

Eastern Shore Choral

Society, Inc.

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
Original Oyster House II 
Rock Creek Golf Club
The Colony Shop
Tucker Dorsey  
Verizon Wireless
WSRE TV Foundation
Stewart Lodges at Steelwood
United States Sports Academy
Infirmary Health
Regions Bank-Mobile
ServiceMaster Restoration by
The Elliott
Edward Jones Investments 
Media Services, LLC
Merrill Lyunch
Pen Air Federal Credit Union
Member 8 years
Dixie Dental Center
Hand Arendall, L.L.C.
Merchant Management Group, LLC
Re/Max By The Bay-Christi Mossburg
USS Alabama Battleship
Memorial Park
Women's Business Center Inc.
ADT Security Services
Baldwin County Economic Development
Beds and Blinds, Inc.
Black Angus Development Co., LLC
Citizens Bank
City of Daphne/Joe Davis
City of Daphne/Randy Fry
Comfort Suites of Daphne
Cornerstone Investment Management & Consulting
Crown & Colony Antiques, Etc.
Eastern Shore American Legion Post 19
Emma's Bay House
Employee Liability Management
Family Security Credit Union
First Baldwin Insurance
Gateway Sourcing, LLC
Member 6 years
Global Security Inernational LLC
Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc.
Hamilton Mortgage Corporation
Historic Blakeley Foundation
Homewood Suites by Hilton Mobile
In The Company of Angels
JBT Power Outdoor Power Equipment
Jeffrey T. Ramsland
McKeel & Assoc.
Meck Law Firm, PC
Reed Group, Inc.
Riviera Utilities
Russell, Thompson, Butler & Houston, LLC
Smith, Dukes & Buckalew LLP
Southern Capital Services
Eric Nager
State Farm Insurance / Lad Drago
State of Alabama
 Rep. Randy Davis
Sunbelt Busioness Brokers
The UPS Store #39
Village Point Foundation
Eastern Shore Family
 Entertainment Center

Infirmary Health

The Hearing Clinic
Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc.
Apartment Finder of Mobile & Baldwin County
Baldwin County Eye Institute, PC
Bayshore Christian School
Chris Myers Pontiac, Nissan, GMC
Creative Outlet Dance Center, LLC
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort
Irby & Heard, PC
Phelps Dunbar
Town & Country, LLC
Baldwin EMC
Faulkner State Community College
Gateway Sourcing, LLC
Hix & Snedeker, LLC
Integrated MD Solutions Inc.
Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club
State Farm Insurance
Jim Golemon
J.H. Wright & Associates, Inc.
Christ the King Catholic School
Daphne Pediatric Dentistry
Fairhope Christian Church
Hope Center, Inc.
South Alabama Orthodontics, LLC
Splash Pools & Spas, LLC
BBVA Compass Bank-Fairhope
Walmart Stores, Inc-Daphne
BES Inc.
Daphne-Spanish Fort Kiwanis Club
Gulf Coast Events & Rentals
Hand Arendall, LLC
Hartmann, Blackmon & Kilgore,PC
JoAnne Kerr Real Estate
Warren Averett, LLC
Arbors By The Bay
NFL Building Center
Spanish Fort Town Center