Keeping it Real

Later this month, Oak Mountain High School freshmen will get a perspective of what it’s like to live in the real world when the Shelby County Chamber brings its ShelbyOne initiative program “Keeping It Real” to their campus Oct. 24. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

The Keeping it Real program in Shelby County Schools is all about sharing awareness — an awareness that might not yet be on the radar for high school students. Read more


Chamber names Students, Educators of the Year

Photo by Jeff Thompson

On April 30, the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce recognized its 2013-2014 Students and Educators of the year. Three of the four selected attend or teach at schools on the U.S. 280 corridor. Read more


Teaching teens an important lesson: life is expensive 1

Photos by Sam Farmer.

Created by the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce, Keeping it Real has introduced hundreds of students in Shelby County Schools to the cost of “real life” during the 2013-2014 school year. Read more


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