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S 12 H o m e w o o d M a g a z i n e 2 0 1 5 Homewood Chamber Celebrates 75 Years! Since its formation 75 years ago in 1940, the Homewood Chamber of Commerce has worked to transform Homewood into a center for commerce, learning, culture, and recreation. Today, the Chamber is over 400 members strong and advocates for — and works with — the local business community to bring about this success. HISTORY Clockwise from far left: Edgewood Street Car #320 circa 1913; Homewood City Hall at its original location on 29th Avenue South built in 1927; 1947 Rosedale High School Marching Band; Gulf Station at the corner of Central Ave. and Oxmoor Rd. The Homewood Chamber's goal is simple: to promote and support the local business environment through membership participation and pro-active leadership that fosters economic growth and community involvement. The Chamber offers its members an array of services, resources, and networking opportu- nities while enhancing the local The Homewood Chamber builds on a storied Bi rmingham, Alabama Public Library Archives Photo courtesy of Martha Wurtele Photo courtesy of Edward Montgomery, Jr.

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