2022-2023 Auburn Welcome Magazine

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Welcome A guide for new Auburn area residents 2022-2023 ISSUE

This is your village. MIDTOWN AUBURN Meet the coolest college town in the South. And his hip older sister. aotourism.com

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Welcome to Auburn! Whether you just finished unpacking the moving truck or are here for the weekend, we’re excited you’re here. As you explore the Loveliest Village on the Plains, we hope you get a glimpse of why we’ve been named a best place to live (MONEY Magazine) and one of the South’s best college towns (Southern Living).

It doesn’t take long to see the ties between Auburn University and its hometown. We at the City of Auburn are proud of this close partnership that extends far beyond athletics. It spreads into our economic development efforts, infrastructure improvements and At the core of Auburn, you’ll find our vibrant, beautiful downtown where the lines between town and gown overlap. It’s where we celebrate our victories. It’s where all facets of our community come together for parades and block parties. And it’s where we meet friends and family to shop and dine. Our bustling downtown has so much to offer year-round. But downtown isn’t Auburn’s only draw. Our city schools are nationally recognized for their excellence, and the businesses community in every corner of town is thriving and steadily growing. Auburn earns its title as the Loveliest Village on the Plains, and some of the best places to see this manifested are in our beautiful parks. About 10 minutes from downtown, you’ll find Chewacla State Park with more than 30 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, a 26-acre lake, and RV and tent campgrounds. Have a pup in tow? Check out the dog parks and walking trails at Kiesel Park, Town Creek Park and the new Dinius Park. If nature isn’t your thing, see a Broadway play at the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center or admire the collections at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art — both mere minutes from campus.

There’s so much to love about our village, and that has brought more and more people to our community. The 2020 Census showed that our population has grown to more than 76,000 people, yet our smalltown charm persists. That closeknit feeling you get when walking downtown or through the streets of our neighborhoods is what many still cherish about our community and a large part of why so many of our residents have chosen to build their lives and raise their families here. And as we venture into the future, we’re planning for how we can grow wisely and intentionally while preserving all that we hold dear. We hope that you’ll get involved and join us as we envision what’s to come for our Again,community.we’reglad you’re here, and we hope you see why Auburn is a great place to visit and an even better place to call home. Ron Anders, Jr. Mayor, City of Auburn

Auburn is a city where you can grow professionally, raise a family or retire. Whether you are making this your new home, or just visiting, we hope you enjoy your time on the Plains.

Culturally, our university is engaging with city residents through the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center, which features world-renowned performances, highenergy concerts and popular Broadway productions.

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The university enjoys an excellent relationship with the cities of Auburn and Opelika. We work hard together to promote our great community and its residents. From academic endeavors to cultural and athletic events, Auburn has something that appeals to everyone.

The Princeton Review also recognized Auburn for the beauty, safety, and friendliness on campus in the “Great Quality of Life” category and for having “Great Athletic Facilities,” which includes our recreational facilities. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked Auburn as one of the top 50 public universities in the nation. Forbes magazine named Auburn as one of the best places to work in the state in 2021. Of the thousands of companies eligible for the recognition, only a select few were awarded in each state. The list considers every aspect of an employee’s experience including working conditions, salary, potential for growth and diversity.

The university strives each day to enhance the lives of our residents and those around the state of Alabama. Our commitment to service was rewarded in February 2020 with a renewal of the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification. Our faculty are also dedicated to improving lives through research. We are proud to be listed as a Carnegie R1 institution –– a classification reserved for universities engaged in “very high research activity.” Both of these prestigious distinctions recognize Auburn’s role in solving society’s most pressing problems.

Our university is a world-class academic institution, as reflected in our land-grant mission of research, instruction, and outreach. The Auburn undergraduate experience is second to none. Our students were recognized in 2022 by The Princeton Review as among the “Happiest Students” in the nation and for attending one of the “Most Loved Colleges.” message from chris roberts

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The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is one of our state’s leading art museums, offering the community a diverse lineup of compelling exhibitions and educational programming. In addition, Auburn is home to the best gameday experience in college athletics, and our student-athletes and devoted fans show the world the special spirit that is found here.

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largest universities in the South, is one of the few institutions to carry the torch as a land-, sea- and space-grant university and consistently ranks among the top schools in the nation.

Auburn’s impact is not just felt locally, but is recognized on the global stage with the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education designation as an “R1” institution, which is reserved for doctoral universities with a “very high research activity” level. In addition, Auburn earned the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes the scope, quality and impact of its outreach mission through institutional engagement in the community. at the graduate and doctoral levels.

And while these numbers are impressive, it is the personal connections made by hundreds of thousands of alumni worldwide that make the university unique and proudly referred to as the Auburn Family.

Come and visit, where you’ll be welcomed by a rousing “War Eagle!” from family ––the Auburn Family. For more information, visit auburn.edu.

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Auburn ranks among the top in the nation for Happiest College Students and Students Pack the Stadium, according to The Princeton Review. The university was also named #1 in the state of Alabama by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, Auburn was named to the list of Bestin-State Employers, according to Forbes.

The academic opportunities are endless.

Area residents enjoy the benefits of a university in a small town, including visiting the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, with more than 4.7 million volumes; the state’s only university art museum ––the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art; and the Gogue Performing Arts Center, which showcases premiere concerts, Broadway shows and musical arts programs. It’s not surprising to see people taking a simple stroll or bike ride around campus or in the Davis Arboretum, attending athletic events; and, of course, tailgating with a sea of orange-and blueclad fans during fall football Saturdays.

Auburn has awarded more than 300,000 degrees in agriculture, architecture, business, education, engineering, forestry, human sciences, liberal arts, nursing, pharmacy, sciences and mathematics and veterinary medicine. With a strong experience than those at peer institutions.

For the more than 30,000 students who come here from all 50 states and some 101 foreign countries, Auburn cultivates a diverse, inclusive and vibrant experience.

Auburn offers a place for everyone ––from our talented students, to our dynamic faculty and anyone who connects with the city. It provides a unique blend of arts and applied science, and evolves with the ever-changing needs of our society today, while honoring the past and tradition that has come to define the institution for generations.

2. Create Intelligent Solutions With an ever-changing technological landscape, Auburn is committed to being on the cutting edge of research that moves the world forward in areas such as automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, next-generation manufacturing, quantum computing and data science.

Auburn also remains committed to research that will advance society in areas such as energy independence and resilience, environmental sustainability, including coastal ocean science, and preserving a sustainable food water

As Auburn University works to improve health and well-being in the state, region and nation, areas of focus include next-generation therapeutics, health disparities, precision medicine, chronic and infectious diseases and health care quality and cost.

Auburn’s Health Sciences Sector includes the Harrison College of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Research Building and the School of Nursing building. Both facilities are located near the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), bolstering collaborations among VCOM medical students and Auburn nursing and pharmacy students. Auburn is also dedicated to fighting devastating diseases, including GM1 gangliosidosis, a fatal childhood disorder that progressively destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Auburn is proud to be part of the first clinical trial of a GM1 gene therapy treatment administered to a child at the National Institutes of Health.

Thesupply.Auburn University Water Resources Center facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration among Auburn University faculty and staff on water-related research, outreach and instruction; conducts innovative research to find practical solutions for current and future water issues and empowers private citizens to become active stewards of water resources. Since 2008, Auburn has been a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-designated Center of Excellence for Watershed Management, enhancing Auburn’s efforts to address water quality and availability issues in Alabama and the region.

The center is also part of an Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, a collaborative effort among AU/NASA, ASTM International and Edison Welding Institute. NCAME aims to lead and foster effective collaborations amongst industry, government, academia, non-profit organizations and ASTM committees for ensuring a coordinated, global effort toward rapidly closing standards and workforce development gaps in additive manufacturing.

With an emphasis on how Auburn can help improve the world around us, plans for research growth concentrate on commitments for change in four focus areas. To move Auburn forward in these key areas, strategic investments are being made to foster high-impact interdisciplinary teams whose work supports these core commitments.

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1. Improve Health and Health Care in Alabama and Across the Nation

Established in 2021, the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute provides a unified presence and strategic direction for promoting the renowned transportation-related research conducted within the academic departments and research centers in the Samuel Ginn College of ThanksEngineering.tothe reputation of the units under the institute’s umbrella — the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) and its affiliated asphalt test track, the Highway Research Center (HRC), the Alabama Transportation Assistance Program (ATAP) and the GPS and Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory (GAVLAB) — extramural funding for transportation is greater than that of any other single topic within Auburn University’s research footprint.

The National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) was founded in 2017 through a collaboration between Auburn University (AU) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) leveraged by a signed AU/NASA Space Act Agreement.

Auburn University has been recognized as a Carnegie R1 institution and one of the nation’s top 100 research institutions in the NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey, placing it among the nation’s elite research universities. Auburn earned these distinctions by reaffirming its commitment to bring practical solutions to our communities and world. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, Auburn researchers leverage discovery and innovation to solve real-world problems and bring cutting-edge technologies into the marketplace for the benefit of citizens in Alabama, the region, and the nation.

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3. Create a More Secure World Working to foresee and counter the latest cybersecurity and homeland security threats, Auburn’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security, along with the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security and Canine Performance Sciences serve as key partners in making our world a safer place through innovation and discovery. A key component to this commitment is Auburn’s largest-ever research award, a $24 million contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate to advance detection canine sciences and enhance operational threat detection capabilities through the Detection Canine Sciences, Innovation, Technology and Education (DCSITE) program.

4. Build Resilient Societies

innovation Seven Auburn professors have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, and the university continues to commercialize its discoveries to benefit the public. In 2021, option and license revenue for Auburn inventions totaled over $2 Together,million.Auburn researchers drive discovery to the marketplace, collaborating with industry and government to create new economic development opportunities. Helping facilitate these partnerships are the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation and The Park, Auburn’s world-class, 171-acre research park. Its facilities include the MRI Research Center, featuring a powerful 7T wholebody scanner, and the Research and Innovation Center, opened in fall 2020. With expertise aligned to meet societal needs, Auburn research continues to make an impact on our world, serving as a catalyst for growth and prosperity in Alabama and beyond.

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Amplified by this funding, the services supporting entrepreneurial students and faculty on campus are expanding to the local Thecommunity.Park’snew master plan harnesses that growth to create community—a hub not only for knowledge and tech-based research, but also mixed-used spaces with opportunities for living, dining, shopping, recreation, and connection. Increasingly, The Park is an inclusive destination on the rise, poised to serve those ready to live, work, play, and discover.

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Auburn Research Park is a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem combining a business and research environment that fosters creativity and innovation, embraces collaboration, and promotes partnership. For more than a decade, The Park has been driving innovation –– from launching startups to supporting mature, knowledge and tech-based companies. As the southern gateway to the Auburn University campus, The Park’s research and entrepreneurial environment serves to connect business with award-winning faculty expertise and talented students eager to gain real-world Theexperience.Parkishome to the New Venture Accelerator—roughly 7,000 square feet of dedicated collaborative space within the Research and Innovation Center that houses a team of resident experts who guide startups through everything from creating business models, identifying pricing strategies and pitching to investors. Auburn student and faculty entrepreneurs associated with the New Venture Accelerator are responsible for creating over 350 jobs, have raised over $60 million and have a combined market capitalization of over $130 million. In 2022, the New Venture Accelerator will extend its resources more broadly thanks to a recent $1.3 million Build to Scale grant jointly funded from federal and local sources and administered by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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The Auburn metropolitan area, which includes Lee County and Opelika, is the fastest-growing region in Alabama outside of Huntsville. It is growing four times faster than any other area in the state with a predicted population of 180,000 by the year 2025. Corresponding growth in The Park (which included a child development center as well as a free-standing emergency department, ambulatory surgery center and breast health center) is part of a larger strategy to meet needs and contribute to the economy of our energetic and ever-expanding region.

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Auburn Outreach

The division of University Outreach offers more than 800 programs annually providing educational opportunities for all ages. These include summer academic camps and college preparatory programs for youth, professional and job training courses, and online certificates for working adults and lifelong learning programs for seniors. University Outreach also provides technical and strategic assistance to public and private entities and civic organizations to solve problems, improve systems and encourage economic development. Visit auburn.edu/outreach for a directory of programs and services offered by University Outreach and its eight specialized centers, institutes and Auburn’soffices.

As a land-, sea- and space-grant institution, Auburn University has a special legacy in serving the community beyond campus through outreach. For more than a century, Auburn has been engaging with communities, businesses, schools and government to help people meet their educational goals and to improve quality of life across our state.

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faculty and students are active in community engagement too; the university’s academic departments host more than 75 innovative outreach centers and projects offering a wide variety of programs and services. Auburn is also the headquarters of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (aces.edu), which provides research-based educational programs in agriculture, forestry, wildlife and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, economic and community development, 4-H and youth development and urban affairs. With offices across the state, Extension reaches one in three Alabamians each year.

Auburn University Outreach has received a number of awards and national citations, including the prestigious Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification recognizing the scope, quality and impact of the university’s institutional engagement in the community.

faculty profile Full-Time Instructional Faculty 1,443 78% of Full-time Faculty have the highest terminal degree Student-to-Faculty Ratio 20:1 84% of Undergraduate Classes have fewer than 50 students student profile Enrollment AverageNewMinorityFemaleMaleOut-of-StateIn-StateStudentsGraduateUndergraduates31,52624,931andProfessional6,595Students53.7%Students46.3%Students15,681(50%)Students15,845(50%)Students4,678(14.8%)Freshmen5,311ACTofEnteringFreshmen 27.7 Average SAT of Entering Freshmen 1246 Average of Entering Freshmen 3.94 Middle 50% ACT Range 25-31 Middle 50% SAT Range 1170-1310 First-year Retention Rate 93% Approximately 60% of Freshmen receive scholarships Welcome | 17

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Toomer’s Corner

Toomer’s Corner is where fans head to celebrate after a big Auburn athletics win. The rolling of Toomer’s Corner at Auburn was named as the nation’s “Best Sports Tradition” by the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest. The intersection of College Street and Magnolia Avenue is where Auburn’s campus and the city of Auburn meet. It’s also home to the famed Toomer’s Drugs, where the tradition of rolling the corner is said to have begun. The local drug store had the only telegraph in the city, so when employees received news of an Auburn victory at an away game, they would throw the ticker tape onto the powerlines of the intersection. The tradition then changed to throwing toilet paper into the trees. Pep rallies hosted by the Student Government Association and the city of Auburn are held at Toomer’s Corner during football season. Thousands of students, faculty and fans fill the downtown streets to cheer the Auburn Tigers. Encouraging spirit within the Auburn community and campus, these pep rallies boost enthusiasm and stir Auburn pride in the heart of each member of the Auburn Family. Auburn fans join together for a loud “War Eagle!” as the eagle soars inside Jordan-Hare Stadium.

War Eagle War Eagle is both a salutation and a battle cry. It is not a mascot or nickname. “War Eagle” has become a way for the Auburn Family to greet and identify with each other all over the world. It can be heard before kickoff when Auburn fans join together for a loud “War Eagle!” as the Tiger Trail Tiger Trail is a series of plaques honoring Auburn’s greatest athletes, coaches and administrators, located on the sidewalks of downtown Auburn. A new class of honorees is inducted each year to this prestigious path, which includes more than 130 of Auburn’s athletic elite. An interactive map of the Tiger Trail can be found at TigerTrailViewer.webgis.auburnalabama.org/

auburn creed George Petrie (1866-1947) was a historian, college professor and the coach of Auburn’s first football team. In addition to introducing football to what was then the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama, Petrie brought innovative methods of teaching history to the university and mentored students who went on to become renowned historians. In November 1943, he wrote “The Auburn Creed,” in which he encapsulated the college’s spirit. Decades later, the Creed remains near and dear to the hearts of the Auburn Family.

Tiger Walk Tiger Walk is a tradition that began in the early 1960s. Two hours before kickoff of every home football game, thousands of Auburn fans line Donahue Drive to cheer on the team as they walk to Jordan-Hare Stadium. Tiger Walk is such a major part of gameday activities that it’s listed on the players’ gameday itinerary. Fans often carry on the tradition at away games and bowl games.

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Aubie Aubie is the mascot of the Auburn Tigers and is a 10-time national mascot winner. He is a spirit leader and goodwill ambassador for the university. With nine wins, he has won more UCA National Champion mascot titles than any other university mascot. Aubie was named the 2014 Capital One Mascot of the Year and was the first college mascot inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2006.

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Assistant Director Andrew Hopkins and Raptor Trainer Amanda Sweeney of Raptor Training & Education with “Spirit,” Auburn University’s retired golden eagles, on her last flight for the university.

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The Eagle Flight is one of the most treasured gameday traditions in all of college football. Fifteen minutes before each home football game kickoff, the eagle takes flight inside the stadium for what ESPN has proclaimed the best pregame tradition in the SEC. Even visiting fans are captivated as the eagle soars around to the thundering “Waaarrrr Eagle!” of fans.

The eagles promote wildlife conservation as a part of the education initiatives of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Southeastern Raptor Center. The USFWS permits the raptor center to house eagles and use them on hundreds of educational presentations each year, including Auburn’s home football games.

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Our History

Auburn was officially founded in the winter of 1836 when Judge John Harper set out with his family and other settlers to build a town intended to serve as the religious and educational center of the area. In 1839, the Alabama Legislature approved incorporating Auburn. After two years of growth and prosperity, Auburn began vying for a Methodist male college. On Feb. 1, 1856, the Legislature incorporated the East Alabama Male College. In 1859, the college opened its doors as a private liberal arts institution affiliated with the Methodist Church. The college was forced to close its doors in 1861 when most students joined the Confederate Army, but reopened Samford Hall as a hospital from 1864-1866. In 1866, East Alabama Male College opened once again, but struggled financially. In 1868, the Legislature decided to create a public land-grant college to offer specific training to help Alabama rebuild its war-torn state. Though the trustees would have preferred not to give up their college, the state had land-grant money and no campus and East Alabama Male College had a campus, but no money.

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HISTORIC AUBURNORGANIZATIONSPRESERvaTIONHERITAGEASSOCIATION auburnheritageassoc.org

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The Auburn Preservation League fosters historic preservation and promotes cooperation in combining the resources of local government, organizations, associations, businesses and citizens in order to enhance the quality and beauty of the Auburn community.

On Feb. 26, 1872, Lee County Legislator Sheldon Toomer wrote the bill making Auburn the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama.

The Auburn Heritage Association, dedicated to historic preservation in Alabama, was founded in 1974. Its purpose is to provide an organization dedicated to the identification and preservation of items and material of historical significance in Auburn and its surrounding environment.

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Auburn is a place where many people begin their dreams, and others see their dreams fulfilled. A place of family, discovery, community and achievement. If you’ve lived here, you know it’s special—if you just got here, prepare to be amazed!

Auburn PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT auburnalabama.org/parks With plentiful greenspaces, events, sports and programs for every age, season and interest, the options for outdoor and indoor recreation in Auburn are nearly limitless. In 2018, the Auburn City Council adopted a 20-year Parks, Recreation and Cultural Master Plan to improve the quality of city parks, recreation, arts and cultural programming, library resources, greenspace/ greenways, trails, facilities, landscape and natural features. Several projects in the first phase of the plan are either underway or have already been completed. For more information, call (334) 501-2930 or visit the Auburn Parks and PARKS & RECREATION hickory dickory park 1399 Hickory Lane • nursery-themed playground • picnic tables kiesel park 520 Chadwick Lane • garden & pond • pet-friendly 2-1/4 mile walking trail • historic Nunn-Winston MARTIN LUTHER KING PARK 190 Byrd Street • playground • basketball goal • fenced field • bocce ball court Moores mill PARK 900 East University Drive • sand volleyball court sam harris PARK 850 Foster Street • accessible playground • pavilion • 1/6 mile walking trail town creek inclusive playground 430 Camellia Drive • parallel play components • accessible fitness and playground equipment • sensory components town creek park 1150 South Gay Street • 9/10 mile walking trail • ADA accessible dog park • swinging benches • historic tree trail 26 | auburnchamber.com

city sports facilities AUBURN/opelika skate park 900 Indian Pines Drive AUBURN SOCCER COMPLEX 2340 Wire Road | (334) 501-2972 AUBURN SOCCER FIELDS 950 Pride Avenue | (334) 501-2974 AUBURN SOFTBALL COMPLEX 2560 South College Street | (334) 501-2976 BO CAVIN BASEBALL FIELDS > fields 4 - 7 335 Airport Road | (334) 501-2967 CITY OF AUBURN/AUBURN UNIVERSITY YARBROUGH TENNIS CENTER 777 Yarbrough Farms Boulevard (334) 501-2920 DUCK SAMFORD BASEBALL FIELDS > fields 1 - 3 1720 East University Drive | (334) 501-2965 DUCK SAMFORD BASEBALL FIELDS > fields 8 - 10 333 Airport Road | (334) 501-2967 DUCK SAMFORD STADIUM 1600 East University Drive | (334) 501-2930 FELTON LITTLE PARK 341 East Glenn Avenue | (334) 501-2971 MARGIE PIPER BAILEY PARK 910 Wrights Mill Road | (334) 501-2975 SAMFORD AVENUE TENNIS CENTER (Six courts lined for Pickleball) 901 East Samford Avenue • pickleball courts are also located at Frank Brown Recreation Center city SAMFORDPOOLAVENUE POOL 465 Wrights Mill Road (334) 501-2957 • admission is $2 per person • free for children 1 year old and younger • season passes available city Boykincenterscommunitycommunitycenter 400 Boykin Street | (334) 501-7280 DEAN ROAD RECREATION CENTER 307 South Dean Road | (334) 501-2930 FRANK BROWN RECREATION CENTER 235 Opelika Road | (334) 501-2930 HUBERT & GRACE HARRIS SENIOR CENTER 425 Perry Street | (334) 501-2930 JAN DEMPSEY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER 222 East Drake Avenue | (334) 501-2930 Welcome | 27

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Biking is a popular pastime in Auburn and the city of Auburn has invested a great deal of effort and resources into becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community (as designated by the League of American Bicyclists). To learn more, visit auburnalabama.org/cycle.

Admission is $4 for ages 12-61, $2 for children ages 4-11, and $2 for seniors over age 62. Annual passes are available.

The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is dedicated to the display of native woody plants of the southeastern United States. The 14-acre natural setting is supported by the College of Sciences and Mathematics at Auburn University. It is open year-round from sunrise to sunset and provides visitors a place for reflection and relaxation as they stroll along meandering paths. The scenery is reflective of unique habitats found in Alabama, such as rocky hillsides, stream bottoms, pond edges, salt-spray influenced sand dunes, pitcher plant bogs, and the Black Belt prairie. | auburnchamber.com

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The mountain biking community is growing in Auburn thanks to the addition of over 30 miles of multiuse trails in Chewacla State Park and in Lake Wilmore Park, built and maintained by Central Alabama Mountain Pedalers (CAMP).

Chewacla State Park 124 Shell Toomer Parkway (334) 887-5621 or 1 (800) ALA-PARK

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Dinius Park, Auburn’s newest park, is located at 1435 East Glenn Avenue. The park is named after the Dinius family who donated the land and other properties to the City of Auburn. The park is just over 13 acres and features two dog parks — a large dog park (1.06 acres) and a small dog park (0.48 acres). Dinius Park also includes a natural playground with a family pavilion and restrooms. The park is shaded with beautiful trees, a pond, and paved trails for walking. There are approximately 44 parking spaces available.

Chewacla State Park is a 696-acre nature retreat and outdoor playground right in Auburn’s backyard. Complete with a 26-acre lake, peaceful waterfalls, hiking trails, campsite areas and over 30 miles of biking and hiking trails, Chewacla offers residents the great outdoors minutes from downtown Auburn. Rustic cabins make the perfect getaway for rest and relaxation.

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The playground is 60,000 plus square feet nestled between Wrights Mill Road and Camellia Drive. The playground features parallel play components, accessible fitness equipment, accessible playground equipment, sensory components and more to provide an engaging barrier free experience for person of all ages and abilities to enjoy.

Kreher Preserve strives to reconnect the community to the natural world through educational programs, hikes, camps, trail runs and other activities throughout the year and is available to reserve for special events and parties. Kreher Preserve is open seven days a week from sunrise until sunset. No pets. No bikes. No admission fee. In the spring, visitors will observe the blooms of more than 1,000 native Alabama azaleas, the largest collection in the state, as well as a multitude of native wildflowers. In addition to native plants, the arboretum is dedicated to implementing sustainable practices in the landscape. As a teaching resource for the public, the arboretum offers self-guided learning resources like the Stormwater Tour, which showcases tips for managing stormwater in a landscape. Informational brochures for this tour and other topics, such as locating native trees and shrubs in the facility, are available at the Arboretum Pavilion. The arboretum also functions as an outdoor classroom for university classes and local schools. There is no charge for admission.

Kreher Preserve and Nature Center 2222 North College Street Preserve Office (334) 502-4553 AU Office (334) 844-8091 wp.auburn.edu/preserve

Kreher Preserve and Nature Center is an outreach program of the Auburn University School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences. The preserve is where leisure meets learning, featuring six miles of trails over 120 acres, an amphitheater, pavilion, fire pit, nature playground, restrooms and several areas designed for nature exploration.

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explore Auburn Parks play hard. relax hard. AUBURNALABA MA.ORG/PARKS Inclusive Playground Corner of Camellia Drive & Wrights Mill Road Dinius Park 1435 East Glenn Avenue City of Auburn golf courses Auburn University Club 1650 Yarbrough Farms Boulevard (334) www.augolfclub.com821-8381 Grand National 3000 Robert Trent Jones Trail, Opelika (334) www.rtjgolf.com749-9042 Greens @ Auburn Golf & Country Club 4315 Golf Club Drive, Apt. #7901 (334) www.greensatauburn.apartments821-4061 Moore’s Mill Club 1957 Fairway Drive (334) www.mooresmillclub.com826-3744 Saugahatchee Country Club 3800 Bent Creek Road, Opelika (334) www.saugahatcheecountryclub.com749-3441 Welcome | 31

NEVILLEAthleticsarena 250 Beard-eaves court auburn university equestrian center 1235 wire road auburn university soccer fields 730 biggio drive Hitchcock fields at plainsman park 351 south donahue drive hutsell-rosen track 702 biggio drive james e. martin aquatics center 664 biggio drive jane b. moore field 795 west samford avenue jordan-hare stadium 251 south donahue drive auburn university sports facilities 32 | auburnchamber.com

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One of the many benefits of living in a college town is an exciting year-round lineup of athletic events for every fan and family to enjoy. A charter member of the Southeastern Conference, Auburn fields 21 NCAA Division I-A athletic teams –nine men’s and 12 women’s. The Auburn Tigers have claimed 22 national titles, including football, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, equestrian and women’s track and field. Auburn’s official colors are orange and navy blue, and its beloved mascot Aubie the Tiger is a 10-time national champion. Building on a legacy of athletic prowess, the Auburn Tigers have achieved seven perfect football seasons including national championships in 1957 and 2010, along with 12 conference championships. Three Auburn players have won the Heisman Trophy, named for former Auburn coach John Heisman and presented annually to college football’s most outstanding player: quarterback Pat Sullivan in 1971, running back Bo Jackson in 1985 and quarterback Cam Newton in 2010.

Opening in 2022, the Auburn University Football Performance Center features a 233,400 square foot facility consisting of a 138,100 square foot football operations building, a 95,300 square foot indoor practice facility and two full-sized natural turf football practice fields. The Football Performance Center is located on the site of the former Hutsell Track on the corner of West Samford Avenue and Wire Road, adjacent to the Auburn Athletic Complex.

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The intersection of Moore’s Mill Road and Ogletree Road on the south side of Auburn is home to two new shopping centers and a longtime favorite, Ogletree Village. The Heart of Auburn development, directly across from campus on South College Street, is home to several retailers and fast-casual dining choices.

Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift, putting together a special event, refreshing your home and yard, treating yourself to some retail therapy or a night out, or just checking off the necessities, there’s no need to venture far from home.

Opelika Road has also experienced a revitalization, celebrating the opening of a steady stream of new businesses including the Midtown Development.

The areas around both Exits 51 and 57 off I-85 also regularly add restaurants and retailers.

Downtown Auburn and Auburn Mall are longtime shopping and dining hubs, and both have added a number of new restaurants and retailers in the past few years as they’ve redeveloped and grown.

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ALL OVER TOWN, NEW, UNIQUE SHOPS AND DINING SPOTS ARE MINGLED WITH TRADITIONAL FAVORITES, AND NEW FAVORITES ARE OPENING ALL THE TIME.

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Auburn Flowers and Gifts 1345 Opelika Road, Suite G (334) www.aubflowers.com502-4567

Auburn Mall 1627-53 Opelika Road (334) www.shopauburnalabama.com821-8368

Angel’s Antique & Flea Mall 900 Columbus Parkway, Opelika (334) www.angelsmall.info745-3221

Downtown Auburn is the heart of our city, the center of activity, and the gathering place for our community. Upscale and casual dining, cafes, boutiques, sweet shops, gameday hangouts, and the best spots for every kind of Auburn gear are all conveniently located in downtown Auburn, next to the Auburn University campus. Many events are held in downtown Auburn throughout the year, including TIger victory celebrations, pep rallies, Halloween trick-or-treat, the SummerNight Downtown Art Walk, Cheers on the Corner, and the annual Christmas parade.

Auburn University Bookstore 1360 Haley Center (334) www.aubookstore.com844-4241 B. Turner’s 1627 Opelika Road, Suite1 (205) www.bturners.com422-2362 Behind the Glass 168 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.btgauburn.com826-1133 Build-A-Bride Auburn 1188 Opelika Road, Suite A (334) build-a-bride-auburn.square.site246-1089

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shopping Accentrics Too 480 N. Dean Road, Suite G1 (334) accentrics2.square.site707-1398

All American Embroidery and Gifts 752 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.allamericanbranding.co821-2134

Auburn Candle Company 166 N. Gay Street, Suite 1 (334) www.auburncandle.com209-2955

Auburn Furniture 507 Opelika Road (334) www.auburnfurnitureal.com826-2141

Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers 149 E. Magnolia Avenue, Suite A (334) www.auburnoilbooksellers.com246-3003

Affirmation Interiors 1310 Opelika Road, Suite A (615) www.designbyjoyllc.com500-8194

Ashley Furniture HomeStore 2401 Interstate Drive, Opelika (334) www.ashleyfurniture.com364-0440

Auburn Art 102 N. College Street (334) www.auburnart.com887-7788

All Strung Out Yarn Shop 165 1st Street, Suite I (703) 489-9083

Auburn Awards, Gifts & Fine Papers 1971 E. University Drive (334) www.auburnawards.com887-7768

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Builders FirstSource - Auburn Lumber Yard 1865 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.bldr.com502-3991 1625 E. University Drive, Suite 103 (334) www.cameragraphics.org821-2524 Cellairis 117 N. College Street (334) www.cellairis.com734-5252 Charming Oaks (Wakefield’s Inc.) 123 N. College Street (334) https://charming-oaks.com329-7522 Chic Soul, LLC 2201 Enterprise Drive, Suite A, Opelika (334) www.chicsoul.com329-7685 Craft Closet 1345 Opelika Road, Suite 8 & 9 (334) www.vinylcraftcloset.com734-5300 Crown Trophy 1959 Opelika Road (334) www.crowntrophy.com502-9522 Dear Southern Lady (225) www.dearsouthernlady.com268-3575

All About Health Auburn 3021 Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.allabouthealthauburn.com737-6126

Alabama Office Supply Co., LLP 201 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.alaoffice.com749-3456

Don Walker’s Western Wear 1627 Opelika Road, Suite 29 (334) www.donwalkers.com246-0577 Elisabet Boutique 124 N. College Street (334) shopelisabetboutique.com209-2504 Epic Office Solutions 2312 Centerhill Drive, Opelika (334) www.epicofficesolutions.com354-2619 Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery 1935 Mall Boulevard (334) www.ferguson.com887-4210 Fig and Wasp 1500 Patrick Street, Waverly (256) 565-2458 The Flower Store 2290 Moores Mill Road, Suite 100 (334) www.stanleysistrunk.com887-9303 Harvest Thrift Store 1750-A Opelika Road (334) www.harvestevangelism.org/harvestthrift705-8858 Advertising Momentum for Your Business Welcome | 37

Mountain High Outfitters 339 S. College Street, Suite B (334) www.mountainhighoutfitters.com246-3570 Depot 2061 Tiger Town Parkway, Opelika (334) www.officedepot.com742-0225

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Lily Jane Boutique 1310 Opelika Road, Suite B & C (334) www.lilyjaneboutique.com521-7103

Magnolia James Boutique 1957 E. Samford, Suite B (334) www.shopmjb.com521-0063

The Locker Room of Auburn 175 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.tlrclothiers.com321-4962

Inline Electric Supply Co., Inc. 1661 Shug Jordan Parkway Suite 502 (334) www.inlineelectric.com821-9747

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Home + Vine 1212 Gatewood Dr. Suite A-1 (334) www.homeandvineauburn.com728-1550

The Potting Shed Moores Mill 4137 Lee Road 146 (334) www.thepottingshedauburn.com759-7211

The Potting Shed North College 4300 Highway 147 North (334) www.thepottingshedauburn.com209-0144 Publix 2415 Moores Mill Road (334) www.publix.com502-8667 www.publix.com502-2416

Reynolds Outdoors 904 Geneva Street, Opelika

Russell Building Supply 2811 E. University Drive (334)

Kroger Company 300 N. Dean Road (334) www.kroger.com821-1325 Lee’s Kloset 1345 Opelika Road, Suite F (334) www.leeskloset.com329-7065

Modern Mitre Custom Framing and Gallery 1971 E. University Drive (334) www.modernmitre.com740-6732

J & M Bookstore 115 S. College Street (334) www.jmbooks.com887-7007

Publix 2900 E. University Drive (334)

Quick Exxon 571 Lee Road 53

Hornsby Farms 1235 Bufford Road (334) www.hornsbyfarms.com559-8696

Marquirette’s Exquisite Jewelry 8163 Vaughn Road, Montgomery (334) www.marquirettes.com270-0074

Southside Market of Auburn 120 E. Samford Avenue

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Ariccia Cucina Italiana 241 S. College Street (334) www.auhcc.com844-5140

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Baumhower’s Victory Grille 2353 Bent Creek Road,

Big Mike’s Steakhouse Auburn 610

Adams Beverages, Inc. 2701 Society Hill Road, Opelika (334) www.adamsbeverages.net749-3488

Burger King 1740

Walmart Supercenter 1717 S. College Street (334) www.walmart.com821-2493

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Wild Birds Unlimited of Auburn 1550 Opelika Road, Suite 27 (334) www.wbu.com/auburn826-9230

Well Red 223 Opelika Road (334) www.wellredau.com246-3021

Ware Jewelers 111 S. College Street (334) www.warejewelers.com821-7375

Amsterdam Cafe 410 S. Gay Street (334) www.amsterdamcafeauburn.com826-8181

Auburn Nutrition 715 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 201 (601) nutritionauburnwww.facebook.com/572-6759

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Ware Jewelers 2163 Tiger Town Parkway, Opelika (334) www.warejewelers.com749-5005

Vignettes on Magnolia 409 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) 887-2980

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Another Broken Egg Cafe 2311 Bent Creek Road, Suite 200 (334) www.anotherbrokenegg.com521-4010

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Bow & Arrow 1977 E. Samford Avenue

Burn Nutrition 1345 Opelika Road, Suite E

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Wildflower Boutique (334) www.wildflowergirlsboutique.com332-3012

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Wholesale Mattress Center 937 Opelika Road (334) www.auburnmattress.com821-0558

Wrapsody of Auburn 112 N. College Street (334) www.wrapsodyonline.com887-7447

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Auburn Plaza Bar & Lounge 800 Main Street (334) www.auburnplaza.com521-0074

B & B Beverage Management 209 Alabama Street (334) www.beveragemgmt.com734-2468

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The Hive Nutrition Shop, LLC 4184 Lee Road 146, Suite C (334) 750-2439

Philly Connection Food Truck 2328 S. College Street, Suite 2 (516) www.phillyconnection.com426-9474

Byron’s Smokehouse 436 Opelika Road (334) 887-9981

Moe’s Original Bar B Que 125 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) 10/auburnwww.moesoriginalbbq.com/821-1430

Mikata 323 Airport Road, Suite T (256) www.mikatarestaurant.com338-6642

Lucy’s 2300 Moores Mill Road (334) www.lucysauburn.com521-0391

Niffer’s Place 1151 Opelika Road (334) www.niffersplace.com821-3118

Draft House of Auburn 161 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.auburndrafthouse.com521-2739

Mellow Mushroom 128 N. College Street (334) www.mellowmushroom.com887-6356

Marco’s Pizza 231 N. Dean Road, Suite 1 (334) www.marcos.com209-2200 McDonald’s 1634 Opelika Road (334) www.mcdonalds.com821-5303

Good Karma 1409 S. College Street, Suite 118 (516) www.augoodkarma.com426-4084

Newk’s Eatery 340 S. Gay Street (334) www.newks.com821-5954

Laredo Mexican Grill 1832 Opelika Road (334) www.laredomexicangrill.com826-2724

Moe’s Southwest Grill 114 W. Magnolia Avenue, Suite A (205) www.moes.com283-3821

Chappy’s Deli 754 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.chappysdeli.com821-7220

Hibachi on Wheels (334) www.hibachionwheelscatering.com758-3544

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Love Juice Bar 109 N. College Street (334) www.ilovejuicebar.com216-9659

John Emerald Distilling Company 706 N. Railroad Avenue, Opelika (334) www.johnemeralddistilling.com737-5353

Ponko Chicken Auburn 2111 S. College Street, Suite C (334) www.ponkochicken.com468-2335

Greens and Beans 2140 E. University Drive, Suite D (334) www.greensandbeans.net329-4922

Johnny Brusco’s New York Style Pizza 2408 E. University Drive, Suite 100 (334) www.johnnybruscos.com826-0055

McDonald’s 224 W. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.mcdonalds.com826-8633

Moe’s Original Bar B Que 2319 Bent Creek Road, Suite 100 (334) bentcreekwww.moesoriginalbbq.com/329-7049

Hamilton’s on Magnolia 174 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.magnolia.hamiltonsgroup.com887-2677

Panera Bread 1550 Opelika Road (334) www.panerabread.com826-7330

Esposito’s Italian Bistro 154 N. College Street (334) www.espositositalianbistro.com521-2739

Mo’ Bay Beignet Co. 155 N. College Street (256) www.mobaybeignetco.com282-7444

Chicken Salad Chick 1345 Opelika Road, Suite A (334) www.chickensaladchick.com821-7770

Halftime Sports Grill 156 N. College Street (334) www.halftimeauburn.com521-2739

Hamilton’s on Ogletree 1849 Ogletree Road, Suite 400 (334) www.ogletree.hamiltonsgroup.com887-2677

Dunkin’ 171 N. College Street (334) www.dunkindonuts.com501-2233

McDonald’s 1104 Columbus Parkway, Opelika (334) www.mcdonalds.com749-5648

Red Clay Brewing Company, LLC 704 N. Railroad Avenue, Opelika (334) www.redclaybrewingcompany.com737-5409

Ross House Coffee 150 N. Ross Street (334) www.rosshousecoffee.com734-5150

Session Bar 2221 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa (205) www.sessioncocktails.com454-5060 17-16 156 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) 332-9320

Smoothie King 2311 Bent Creek Road, Suite 100 (334) www.smoothieking.com209-6540 Southeastern 108 W. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.southeasternbar.com332-9320 Subway 1550 Opelika Road, Suite 28 (334) www.subway.com821-7835

(334) www.venditoris-auburn.com826-7360 The Waverly Local 1465 Patrick Street, Waverly (334) www.thewaverlylocal.com539-6077 West Point Coca-Cola Bottling Company 1700 E. 10th Street, West Point, GA (706) www.cocacolaunited.com645-5602 Whataburger 101 N. College Street (334) www.whataburger.com246-2996 Which Wich 234 B W. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.whichwich.com329-7990 Wilton’s Catering 6522 Highway 14, Loachapoka (334) www.facebook.com/wiltonscateringllc750-3241 COLLEGE STREET GAY STREET WRIGHT MSTREET AGNOLIAAVENUE TICHENORAVENUE GLENNAVENUE &ParkingMunicipalDeckGayStreetLot Wright ParkingStreetDeck TOOMER’SDRUGS ST. EPISCOPALDUNSTAN’SCHURCH AUBURNFIRSTBAPTISTCHURCH SAMFORD HALL Burton ParkingStreetDeckAUBURNBANKCENTER More than 1 , 3 0 0 public parking spaces are available as you shop, dine, do business, worship or celebrate in downtown Auburn. EGLENNAVENUEEast ParkingGlennLot N ROSS STREET DOUGLAS J. WATSON MUNICIPAL COMPLEX City of Auburn AUBURN METHODISTUNITEDCHURCH TICHENORAVENUEBURTON STREET NOW PAY FOR PARKING USING YOUR PHONE Welcome | 41

The Depot 124 Mitcham Avenue (334) www.allaboardauburn.com246-3300 1001 Avenue B, Opelika (337) www.thegrazerco.com522-9151 124 Tichenor Avenue (334) www.thehound-auburn.com246-3300 N. College Street (334) www.toomers.com887-3488 E. University Drive, Suite 1403 (334) www.ursulascatering.com821-9921 Hilton Drive

Proud Willie’s Wings & Stuff 422-B S. Gay Street (334) www.proudwillies.com502-0012

Venditori’s Italian Restaurant 2575

Smoothie King 1499-A S. College Street (334) www.smoothieking.com887-1882

Taco Mama Auburn, LLC 149 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.tacomamaonline.com734-5030 Tacorita 138 N. College Street (334) www.tacoritaau.com821-9595

Terra Cotta Catering 415 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.tcc-catering.com821-3656

Garden

Ursula’s Catering 190

Resting Pulse 714 1st Avenue, Opelika (334) www.restingpulsebrewing.com203-1364

The Hound

Salsarita’s 1111 S. College Street, Suite 600 (334) https://salsaritas.com590-7469

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Toomer’s Drugs 100

Red Lobster 1805 Opelika Road (251) www.redlobster.com348-9046

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe 339 S. College Street, Suite A (334) www.tazikiscafe.com246-5198

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1922 Professional Circle, Suite 201 (334) www.crawfordwillisgroup.com558-8700

Rick Coffin (Fincher-Coffin Real Estate) 1550 Opelika Road, Suite 35 (334) www.auburnopelikahomes.com744-0672

Alma Lacy Craft (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com826-1010

Alan Dorn (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) www.alandorn.com444-8856

Cynthia M. Alsabrook (ARC Realty) 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) cindyalsabrook.arcrealtyco.com669-2706

Whether you’re buying or selling, the Clarys are trained and equipped to handle all of your real estate needs. If it’s residential, commercial, land, or condos, they will work fast and tirelessly to get the job done. They have each spent 20 years assisting clients with what may possibly be the largest purchase or sale of their lives. If you’re looking for experience, honesty, and hard work, give the Clarys a call.

JEFF CLARY (334) www.jeffclaryrealestate.comclaryje@gmail.com703-3353

Walker Beams (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) walker.myauburnhomesearch.com728-6488

Abby Burgess (The Key Real Estate Company) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 104 (334) www.abbywiththekey.com796-7862

Jeff Clary (Porter Properties) 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 200 (334) www.jeffclaryrealestate.com703-3353

Brix Berry (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (678) https://auburnopelika.yourkwoffice.com427-7618

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Jenny Clary (Porter Properties) 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 200 (334) www.porterproperties.com559-0366

Nancy Carlton Bendinger (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com524-5961

Cynthia C. Atkinson 300 N. Dean Road, Suite 5, #104 (334) www.cynthiaatkinson.exprealty.com207-7357

Evan Crawford (Crawford/Willis Group - eXp Realty)

Will Faulkner (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com328-0005

Alex Johnson (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (256) alex-johnsonwww.concepttoclosing.com/portfolio/749-2777

Cindy Graff (Real Estate Services Auburn & Opelika) 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 102 (410) www.realestateservicesauburn.com259-0258

Adrien Helms (Holland Homes) 421 Opelika Road (334) www.hollandhomesllc.com703-6905

Alice Henderson Bell (360 Management, LLC) 166 N. Gay Street (334) www.concepttoclosing.com444-5501

Penny Johnson (Coldwell Banker Alliance) 2021 S. College Street, Suite A (334) www.coldwellbankerauburn.com467-3402 Jones (Holland Homes) 421 Opelika Road (334) www.hollandhomesllc.com707-4717

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Traci Irvin (ARC Realty) 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.traciirvin.arcrealtyco.com538-6287

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Preferred Real EstateCommercial Division) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 120 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com703-7169

Bob Harris (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com750-5276

Pam Enloe (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com740-0251

Melanie Fuller (ARC Realty) 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.melaniemfuller.com322-0464

Cordelia Jarvis (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (762) cordeliajarvisrealestate.com822-1847

1922 Professional Circle, Suite 104 (601) kendall.thekeyreco.realestate323-1148

Colton Fuller (ARC Realty) 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.arcrealtyco.com467-0800

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Jared Jordan (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com559-1238 Joyce (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) https://auburnopelika.yourkwoffice.com707-1687

Ginger Gary (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) http://gingergary.kw.com332-2076

Grant Fountain (Toland Realty Co.) 544 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.auburnalabamarealestatehomes.com319-6461

Jean Hanson (Realty South) 2408 E. University Drive, Suite 111 (334) www.realtysouth.com703-6655

Katherine Lipscomb Kachadurian (HomeLink Realty) 310 Samford Village Court (334) http://katherine.thehomelink.com740-2020 Brandon Kohn (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (706) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com333-1088 Taft Ledbetter (The Talons Group) 145 1st Street, Suite D (334) www.thetalonsgroup.com740-8565

Carole Jones Harrison (Porter Properties) 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 200 (334) www.home2auburn.com444-5693

Bill Dyas (Realty South) 2408 E. University Drive, Suite 111 (334) www.billdyas.realtysouth.com559-9325

Lee Alice Johnson (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Kendall Holderfield (The Key Real Estate Company)

Janet Hill (Roots Real Estate) 337 E. Magnolia Avenue, Suite 2 (205) www.rootsauburn.com913-2266

Sarah Imperio (The Key Real Estate Company) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 104 (334) www.thekeyreco.realestate759-0077

Sylvia M. Paul (Prestige Properties) 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 101 (334) www.sylviampaul.com319-0491

Joseph Liddy (Coldwell Banker Alliance) 2021 S. College Street, Suite A (334) www.liddy.net352-8900

Dixie Mitchell (Mitchell Team @ Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) www.auburnlakemartinhomes.com207-0941

Brian Mitchell (Mitchell Team @ Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) www.auburnlakemartinhomes.com750-5731

Jon Lomax (LURE | Ludlum Real Estate) 363-B E. Glenn Avenue (770) www.ludlumrealestate.com853-6460

Jenifer Lovvorn (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com707-1126

Hollis Marshall (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com312-6602

Lana McCurdy (Holland Homes) 421 Opelika Road (256) www.hollandhomesllc.com996-4179

Emma McCall (The Key Real Estate Company) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 104 (334) www.thekeyreco.realestate301-9211

Saylor Neese (Holland Homes) 421 Opelika Road (256) www.hollandhomesllc.com496-2356

Brooke Pierce (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com319-7639

Robin Raiford (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com300-9051

Damion Richardson 820 Brookstone Centere Parkway, Columbus (706) 662-8732

Ramin Mazaheri (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (423) http://raminmazaheri.kw.com836-1648

Libby Silverman (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com354-7982

Ryan Roberts (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.ryanrobertsrealtor.com750-9872

Carter Pair (EXP Realty - Acuff Weekley Group) 2415 Moores Mill Road, Suite 265 (706) www.livinginauburn.com329-6266

Kayla Martin (EXP RealtyAcuff Weekley Group) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 202 (706) www.livinginauburn.com881-2478

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Cheyenne Naquin (EXP Realty - Acuff Weekley Group) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 202 (601) www.livinginauburn.com422-5149

Cathy Ramey (Coldwell Banker Alliance) 2021 S. College Street, Suite A (334) www.coldwellbankerauburn.com703-8960

Yvette Lowe (Porter Properties) 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 200 (205) www.porterproperties.com243-7800

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Cole Schlemmer (ARC Realty) 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.coleschlemmer.arcrealtyco.com782-5321

Palmer Pope (Keller Williams) 1747 Ogletree Road, Suite C (334) www.palmerpope.com209-2696

Laura Sellers (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.auburnopelikaalrealestate.com332-7263

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Emmy Martin Sorrells (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com444-8093

Alexa Cole Wiggins (EXP RealtyAcuff Weekley Group) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 202 (251) www.livinginauburn.com593-6962

Jennifer Yates (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com559-3011

Leeatra Vaughn (LURE | Ludlum Real Estate) 363-B E. Glenn Avenue (205) www.ludlumrealestate.com515-9668

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Kelly Bryan Watson (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (706) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com681-0698

Mary Gail Weekley (EXP RealtyAcuff Weekley Group) 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 202 (706) www.livinginauburn.com333-541

Tori Beth Thompson (HomeLink Realty) 310 Samford Village Court (334) www.toribethsellshomes.com524-0422

Bob Slocumb (Magnolia Realty) 715 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 102 (334) www.magnoliarealtyllc.com319-1180

Kelly Woods (Coldwell Banker Alliance) 2021 S. College Street, Suite A (334) alliance-4433c/kelly-woods-7626357awww.coldwellbanker.com/coldwell-banker-329-2302

Tracie West (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.aokeyteam.com524-0880

Deborah Day Smith (HomeLink Realty) 310 Samford Village Court (334) www.thehomelink.com740-9429

Karen Turner (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.aokeyteam.com332-7005

Josh Wyckoff (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com737-9332

Mary Taber (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com787-0801

Sandi Williams (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (334) portfolio/sandi-williamswww.concepttoclosing.com/740-8161

Martha Williams (The Prime Real Estate Group) 1564 Bailey-Harris Drive (334) www.theprimereg.com707-0628

Duffy Stewart (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate) 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 130 (334) www.bhhspreferredauburn.com444-8041

Lucy Williams (Three Sixty {real estate}) 411-A Opelika Road (256) www.concepttoclosing.com473-2069

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Auburn University Housing (AUH) accommodates nearly 4800 undergraduate students in 24 residence halls and seven housing Theneighborhoods.Villagehaseight residence halls housing approximately 1500 undergraduate students. Members of Auburn’s Panhellenic sororities live in Magnolia, Oak and Willow Halls.

Leischuck Hall is all-female while Aubie, Matthews, Talon and Holloway are coed and home to all freshmen. Most suites are four bedroom and two bathroom with a common area. For the 2022-23 academic year, Aubie Hall with be taken offline for renovations. South Donahue consists of five floors of suite-style living and is coed by floor. Most suites are two bedroom and two bathroom with a shared living area, a kitchenette and a washer and dryer in the Cambridgeroom.

CAMPUS HOUSING auburn.edu/housingON-CAMPUS

Hall has five floors of double occupancy rooms with private bathrooms. There is a laundry room and mailroom located on the first floor. Located in the center of campus, the Quad includes 10 of Auburn’s most historic residence halls, with two halls being all-female. Rooms are configured as suites with two double occupancy rooms connected by a bathroom. For the 2022-23 academic year, two halls will be taken offline in the Quad for Therenovations.Hillhastwo residence halls that are configured as suites with two double occupancy rooms connected by a bathroom. Hill residence halls are coed by floor.

OFF-CAMPUS offcampushousing.auburn.edu If living on campus is not for your student, services provided by offcampus partners can help them find the perfect place to live. When living off campus, remember leases are signed individually or as a group, and you should be informed of what the rent covers and when the lease ends.

160 Ross and 191 College apartment communities come fully furnished and are either four bedroom or two bedroom units. Additionally, the communities offer a variety of amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, a tiger transit route to campus, a 24-hour academic success center with iMacs, and an outdoor community area with a pool and hot tub.

The Hub at Auburn 626 Shug Jordan Parkway (334) www.thehubatauburn.com821-4400

The Bennett Group, LLC 730 N. Dean Road, Suite 100 (334) www.thebennettgrp.net321-0529

Midtown Auburn 1188 Opelika www.midtownauburn.com(334)332-5888Road

Parmer Real Estate Development 152 Bragg Avenue (334) www.parmerdevelopment.com750-2059

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Ecological Insulation 221 Lee Road 10 (334) www.ecologicalinsulation.com246-1777

Vada, LLC 1606 Alex Avenue (334) 663-4709 & Wright 201 W. Glenn Avenue (334) www.westandwright.com350-3880 Property Management Company 650 Dekalb Street, Suite 1000 (334) www.creeksideofauburn.com321-2356 Air Conditioning by Luquire 1155 N. Eastern Boulevard www.acbyluquire.com(334)Montgomery249-3607 Electric 1917 Opelika Road (334) www.alexander-electric.com329-5300 Pipe & Supply 1915 Mall Boulevard (334) www.americanpipe.com539-6619

1322 North 1322 N. Dean Road (334) www.1322north.com501-2125

Putman Property Management 307 Brookwood Court, Opelika (256) 504-7860

The Fairways at Auburn 4315 Golf Club Drive #7301 (334) www.fairwaysatauburn.apartments209-1850

Dixie Electric, Plumbing and Air 2301 Enterprise Drive, Suite E, Opelika (334) www.calldixie.com819-4453 Dyna-Lift, Inc. 184 Western Boulevard www.dyna-lift.com(334)Montgomery263-1600

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Energy Savers Air 6400 Green Island Drive #74 Columbus, GA (334) www.energysaversair.com749-9300 Integrated Solutions for Systems (IS4S) 4276 US Hwy 29 S (256) www.is4s.com975-2237

First Realty Property Management 428 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.auburnrentals.com887-3425

Apartment Services & Management 6801 Lee Road 54 (334) www.asmauburn.com741-9599

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properties.comwww.thestandardauburn.landmark-246-2209 Sweet Auburn Rentals LLC 337

Budget Blinds of Auburn 95 Lee Road 46, Suite E (334) www.budgetblinds.com/auburn569-6459

Uncommon

Fimiani Development Corporation 5301 N. Federal Highway, Suite 350 Boca Raton, FL (561) www.fimiani.com395-8882

The Garden District 190 E. University Drive (334) www.gardendistrictrentals.com826-0550

University Holdings Management The Boulevard 509 Harper Avenue (334) www.boulevardauburn.com740-2911

National Village 4209 Robert Trent Jones Trail, Opelika (334) www.nationalvillage.com749-8165

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HP Auburn-320 West Mag 320 W. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.320westmag.com539-7499

Legacy Homes of Auburn 590 Webster Road (334) www.legacyhomesauburn.com209-1128

The Beacon 1255 S. College Street (334) www.thebeaconauburn.com826-1202

Cary Creek (334) www.carycreek.com826-3120

American

Auburn Flats Apartment Homes 2260 E. University Drive (334) www.auburnflats.com887-5500

Auburn ConstructionElectricalCo., Inc. 440 Summerhill Road (334) www.aecci.com821-7360

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Evergreen Apartments 1131 S. College Street (334) www.evergreenauburn.com826-1011

Samford Square Apartments 202

Auburn Winnelson Company 1975 Mall Boulevard, Unit 106 (334) www.winsupplyinc.com501-7473

TD Development 1280

Brasfield & Gorrie 1021 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA (706) www.brasfieldgorrie.com507-6600

Brumfield Electrical & Communications, Inc. 5333 County Road 388, Cusseta (334) www.brumfieldelectrical.com756-4302

The Greens at Auburn 4315 Golf Club Drive, #7901 (334) www.greensatauburn.apartments821-4061

Ridgewood Village Mobile Home Park 500 Webster Road (334) www.ridgewoodvillage-auburn.com821-2298 W. Longleaf Drive (334) www.samfordsquare.com502-7300 Shelton Lane (334) www.sheltonmillal.com821-7324 234 N. Gay Street (334) E. Magnolia Avenue, Suite 2 (334) 246-8089 Moores Mill Road, Suite 208 (334) 332-5572 Trail Apartments 1372 Commerce Drive (334) 501-6164 Auburn 250 W. Glenn Avenue (334) www.uncommonau.com454-2041

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Cannon Carpet One 3500 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.cannoncarpetone.com749-1300 CertaPro Painters 8034 Splendor Way, Columbus, GA (262) columbus-auburn.certapro.com497-8926

360 Management, LLC 411 B Opelika Road (334) www.concepttoclosing.com887-3606

Bradley Plumbing & Heating, Inc. 1445 Lee Road 10 (334) www.bradleyph.com821-1187

Comfortmasters Heating & Air 495 Harold Street, Columbus, GA (706) www.comfortmastersheatingandair.com682-0270

D & J Enterprises, Inc. 3495 Lee Road 10 (334) www.dandjenterprises.net821-1249

Phillips Family Partnership, Ltd. 362 White Street (334) 502-0310

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Jackson Services 401 Columbus Parkway, Opelika (334) www.jacksonservicesco.com749-6761 JLD Enterprises LLC 1014 Opelika Road (334) http://jldenterprisesllc.com300-1500 Klein Plumbing, Inc. 3409 Skyway Drive (334) www.kleinplumbing.org821-3085 Phenix Paving & Maintenance 1502 45th Street, Phenix City (334) www.phenixpaving.net298-2899 Preferred Contractors, LLC 682 Moores Mill Drive (334) www.preferredcontractorsllc.com202-5483 Prestige Flooring 2021 S. College Street, Suite E (334) www.floorsbyprestige.com329-5855 Scott Bridge Company 2641 Interstate Drive, Opelika (334) www.scottbridge.com749-5045 SemperFi Heating and Air LLC 1820 Roanoke Lane (334) www.semperfiheatandair.com734-1960 Sensigreen Mechanical 400 Clanton Street, Opelika (334) www.sensigreen.com704-3274 Spencer Heating and Air 303 Sanders Street (334) www.spencerheatingandair.com887-9020 Thompson Supply 1297 First Avenue, Opelika (334) www.thompsonsupply.net745-6253 Turner Fence LLC 15459 AL Hwy 51, Opelika (334) www.turnerfences.com444-9008 Vulcan Heating & Air Conditioning Service, Inc. 2776 E. Gunter Park Drive, Unit Q www.vulcanac.com(334)Montgomery649-4877 Let the experts at Prime Real Estate Group help you open the door and unlock the power of partnership.©2018 Budget Blinds, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Budget Blinds is a trademark of Budget Blinds, LLC and a Home Franchise Concepts Brand. Each franchise independently owned and operated. Call now for your free in-home consultation! Blinds • Shutters • Shades • Drapes • Home BudgetBlinds.co334-569-6459Automationm/Auburn Business Borrowing Business Credit Card A well-run business starts with the right tools. Business Solutions Since 1906 Auburn | 334-328-4753 | cbsbank.com All loans subject to credit approval. Connect with us! Welcome | 55

Calhoun Construction, LLC (334) www.calhounconstructionauburn.com321-8407

Holland Homes 421 Opelika Road (334) www.hollandhomesllc.com332-7157

Donald H. Allen Development, Inc. 1918 Mall Boulevard (334) www.dallendev.com826-1120

Marshall & Associates, LLC 660 N. College Street, Suite A (334) www.marshall-team.com209-1691

J. A. Lett Construction Co., Inc. 511 Old Stage Road (334) www.jalett.com821-7390

Homeworks of Alabama 2905 Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.homeworksofalabama.com363-2383

Conner Brothers Construction Co., Inc. 739 Opelika Road (334) 821-1470

First Team Construction Co., Inc. 475 N. Dean Road (334) www.firstteamconstruction.com502-7400

Bailey-Harris Construction 1552 Bailey-Harris Drive (334) www.bailey-harris.com821-0807

The Backyard of Auburn, LLC 2962 AL Hwy 14 W (334) www.backyardauburn.com524-3550

HBS, Inc. (770) www.hbsincconstruction.com652-2767

Edgar Hughston Builder, Inc. 8219 North Crossing Court Fortson, GA (706) www.hughstonhomes.com568-7650

J & L Contractors, Inc. 729 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.jandlcontractors.com821-9737

Landmark Properties, LLC 300 Opelika Road, #3240 (706) www.customlandmarkproperties.com681-0698

Michael Allen Homes, Inc. 853 N. Dean Road, Suite 101 (334) www.michaelallenhomes.com559-2408

Pythoge 1400 Annalue Drive (334) www.pythoge.com524-8220

Rabren General Contractors 306 Persimmon Drive (334) www.rabren.com826-6143 Schmidt Construction,EnvironmentalInc. 301 Sanders Street (334) www.schmidteci.com887-0334 Stone Martin Builders 13 N. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.stonemartinbuilders.com742-8050 TLC Design/Build LLC 327 N. Ross Street, Suite 102 (334) www.theletlowcompanyllc.com728-5300

Your trusted builder for CUSTOM REMODEL AND NEW BUILD JMC has served Auburn, Opelika and Lake Martin for over 3 decades with award winning residential design and construction. 555WWW.JMANIFOLD.COM334-329-7712OPELIKARD.|AUBURN 56 | auburnchamber.com

Batson-Cook Construction 801 4th Avenue, West Point, GA (706) www.batson-cook.com643-2500

J Manifold Construction 555 Opelika Road, Suite 2 (334) www.jmanifoldconstruction.com329-7712

Freeman & Associates 1454 54th Street, Columbus, GA (706) www.freemanteam.com324-4227

Gamble Winter Construction, LLC 1821 Opelika Road (334) www.gamblewinter.com319-3204 Harris Doyle Homes, Inc. 3111 Timberlake Drive www.harrisdoyle.com(205)Birmingham982-2896

Hooper Homes LLC 30 Lee Road 2160, Opelika (334) www.hooperhomesllc.com391-0556

construction Adamson Construction Group (334) 742-3762 AUODex (334) www.auodex.com559-4926

Southern Lawns 1825 Opelika Road (334) www.southernlawns.net466-0600

AuburnBank 100 N. Gay Street (334) www.auburnbank.com821-9200

Diversified Mortgage Brokerage, LLC 102 S. 6th Street, Opelika (334) www.diversifiedmc.com246-2537

Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC 1810 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 150 (334) www.welendauburn.com329-6850 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 185 N. College Street (334) www.jpmorganchase.com521-3200 LaMar Financial Services/ Raymond James 822 N. Dean Road, Suite 100 (334) LamarFinancialwww.raymondjames.com/821-8940 Legacy Advisory Group 2144 Autumn Ridge Way (334) www.legacyal.com750-1257 James Salter Market Executive Office: Auburn,165james.salter@Mobile:334.321.7154334.750.0452regions.comN.CollegeSt.AL36830 From the big idea to business.Regionssmallestthedetail,means © 2022 Regions Bank. Welcome | 57

Alabama Ag Credit 1431 Gateway Drive, Opelika (334) www.alabamaagcredit.com749-3303

Edward Jones InvestmentsKelly R. Wilson 660 N. College Street, Suite B (334) kelly-r-wilsonwww.edwardjones.com/501-8538

First South Farm Credit 1613 Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.firstsouthland.com826-5263

BancorpSouth 807 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.bancorpsouthonline.com821-2220

Superior Lawn Maintenance 57 Vinson Street (334) www.superiorlawnmaintenance.com826-1062

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Led. Co Landscape Lighting Inc. 853 N. Dean Road, Suite 103 (334) www.ledcolandscapelighting.com740-2332

Hometown Lenders 1943-A S. College Street (256) comwww.hometownlendersontheplains.476-0823

Bodine’s Landscape Services 2000 Airport Road, Opelika (334) www.bodines.com749-4958

Beck’s Turf, Inc. 2858 County Road 53 www.becksturf.com(334)Tuskegee724-9800

Caliber Home Loans, Inc.NMLS #15622 1147 Opelika Road, Suite C (205) www.caliberhomeloans.com/rlowe613-2116

CMG Mortgage 2160 Moores Mill Road (334) www.cmgfi.com759-6474

R&R Landscaping and Lawn Care LLC 12359 County Road 188, Waverly (334) www.rrlandscapes.com524-6244

Bright Investments, LLC 570 Devall Drive, Suite 303 (334) www.brightinvestmentsllc.com321-2321

Four Seasons Federal Credit Union 2915 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.fourseasonsfcu.com745-4711

CB&S Bank (334) www.cbsbank.com328-4753

AuburnBank 2315 Bent Creek Road (334) www.auburnbank.com466-3180

Cordoba Construction,LandscapingLLC 2135 Interstate Drive, Suite 112, (334)Opelika275-0102

AuburnBank 1351 S. Donahue Drive (334) www.auburnbank.com502-7272

Benefit Compensation Group 1549 Professional Parkway Suite B (334) www.benefitcompensationgroup.com246-5840

Cross Country Mortgage 1673 Shug Jordan Parkway, Unit C (334) www.janeperryloans.com750-5200

Ameriprise Financial 2104 Executive Park Drive, Opelika (334) www.ameriprise.com749-2755

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AmeriFirst Bank 2594 Hilton Garden Drive (334) www.amerifirstbank.com821-1329

First Community Mortgage 126 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.firstcommunitymortgage.com744-5313

Edward Jones InvestmentsSonya Green 2320 Moores Mill Road, Suite 200 (334) sonya-greenwww.edwardjones.com/887-7297

Auburn University Federal Credit Union 1290 S. Donahue Drive (334) www.aufcu.org844-4120

Cutting Edge Lawn Service, LLC 6609 Society Hill Road (334) www.cuttingedgelawn.biz826-8806

Guild Mortgage Company 310 Samford Village Court, Suite 500 (334) www.guildmortgage.com539-5078

Glitter & Glow Holiday Decorating & Lighting 4664 Beehive Road (334) www.glitterandglow.net663-4446

AuburnBank Mortgage 1967 E. Samford Avenue (334) www.auburnbank.com539-6570

The Frazer Lanier Company, Inc. 300 Water Street, Montgomery (334) www.frazerlanier.com265-8483

MAX Credit Union 3021 Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.mymax.com321-2371

Renasant Bank Mortgage 108 N. Dean Road (334) www.drewgoodner-renasant.com444-1500 River Bank & Trust 2394 E. University Drive (334) www.riverbankandtrust.com466-2210

Northwestern MutualTartt Brown 6235 Morrison Boulevard Charlotte, NC (704) www.garwood-dayton.nm.com608-3037

Smith-Kastner Wealth Management, LLC 1800 Airport Road, Opelika (334) www.smith-kastner.com749-5001

Southeast MortgageJonathan Isbell 1011 Serenity Circle (334) jonathanisbellhttps://southeastmortgage.com/740-4878

MidSouth Bank 519 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.bankmidsouth.com887-6440

New York Life - Carley Robinson 6055 Lakeside Commons Drive, #300, Macon, GA (470) cbrobinsonwww.newyorklife.com/agent/214-1610

Northwestern MutualJulie Melton 2160 Moores Mill Road, Suite B (334) www.nmfn.com275-4444

Lipscomb Investment Group, LLC 1799 Ogletree Road, Suite 100 (334) www.ligria.com826-1335

SmartBank 337 Airport Road, Suite A (256) www.smartbank.com596-2892

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Raymond James Financial Services 1957 E. Samford Avenue, Suite C (334) donaldsonwww.raymondjames.com/734-5500 Regions Bank 165 N. College Street (334) www.regions.com321-7140

MortgageRight 1729 Opelika Road (334) https://auburn.mortgageright.com454-0311

Renasant Bank 1943 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.renasant.com321-2265

River Bank & Trust 1804 Thomason Drive, Opelika (334) www.riverbankandtrust.com364-5100 Security Finance 555 Opelika Road, Suite 6 (334) www.security-finance.com502-8394 ServisFirst Bank One Commerce Street, Suite 200 www.servisfirstbank.com(334)Montgomery223-5815

Moonlit Investments, LLC 2260 E. University Drive, Apt. 1D (706) 318-4832

SouthState Bank 1605 E. University Drive (334) www.southstatebank.com887-2212

Merrill Lynch 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 500, www.local.ml.com/montgomery-al(334)Montgomery409-5803

Southern States Bank 2601 Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.southernstatesbank.net737-1092

MAX Credit Union 336 N. Gay Street (334) www.mymax.com321-2377

SouthState Bank 2443 Enterprise Drive, Opelika (334) www.southstatebank.com705-1000 Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. 2607 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.stifel.com539-3508

PNC 101 S. College Street (205) www.bbvacompass.com421-2714

Southern States Bank 815 Opelika Road (334) www.southernstatesbank.net321-9020

2701 Frederick Road, Suite 101 Opelika, AL 36801 2900 E. University Drive Suite 140 Auburn, Alabama 36830 Visit us at Troy Bank & Trust 2701 Frederick Road, Suite 101, Opelika (334) www.troybankandtrust.com610-8001 Truist 325 N. Gay Street (334) www.truist.com821-8587 Trustmark Mortgage 415 N. Dean Road (334) www.trustmarkmortgage.com321-2539 Trustmark National Bank 415 N. Dean Road (334) www.trustmark.com321-2511 Union Home Mortgage 388 N. Cedarbrook Drive (334) www.uhm.com/dhughes703-3619 Valley Bank 1946 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.valley.com539-3301 Wilson Investment Group 1224 Ogletree Village Lane (334) www.wilsoninvestmentgroup.com887-9901 Welcome | 59

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Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC 1280 Moores Mill Road Suite 211 (334) www.cricpa.com868-9758

Tim Beasley HR Consultant 134 Osburn Circle (334) 332-0692

Borland Benefield 6759 Society Hill Road (334) www.borlandbenefield.com741-1050

Byerly & Associates, CPA 730 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.richardbyerly.com741-1040

Jackson Thornton 100 N. 9th Street, Opelika (334) www.jacksonthornton.com749-8191

Auburn Veterinary Hospital 716 N. Dean Road (334) www.auburnvethospital.com821-7810

Haygood, Cleveland, Pierce, Thompson & Short, LLP 611 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.hcplaw.com821-3892

FocusPay Solutions 1820 E. University Drive (334) www.focuspaysolutions.com321-4729

Webster, Henry, Bradwell, Cohan, Speagle & DeShazo, P.C. 822 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.websterhenry.com887-0111

Himmelwright, Huguley & Boles, LLC 165 E. Magnolia Avenue Suite 227 (334) www.hhbfirm.com887-0772

Willowwood Dogs 405 Lee Road 188 (334) www.willowwooddogs.com750-0214

Tom Whatley 687 N. Dean Road (334) www.tomwhatleylaw.org559-3420 conbusinesssultants

Zoom to Groom / Grove Bark Inn 1290 Moores Mill Road (334) www.zoomtogroom.net740-9909 Attorneys Akridge & Balch, PC 852 N. Dean Road, Suite 100 (334) www.akridgebalch.com887-0884

Village Veterinary Clinic 100 Pinnacle Drive (334) www.villagevet.com821-7730

Capell & Howard, P.C. 3120-B Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.capellhoward.com501-1540

Auburn Oaks Animal Clinic, LLC 1698 N. Donahue Drive (334) www.auburnoaksanimalclinic.com780-3300

Tigertown Veterinary Hospital 2711 Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.tigertownvet.com741-8884

ATC Group, Inc. CPAs and Advisors 472 N. Dean Road (334) 821-9450

Montgomery Management, Inc. (678) 575-8848 Payroll, Inc. 2320 Moores Mill Road Suite 300 (334) www.payrollinc.biz826-7758

Global K9 Solutions 363 Lee Road 10 (256) www.globalk9solutions.com499-4223

Robinson, Grimes & Company, P.C. 5637 Whitesville Road Columbus, GA (706) www.robinsongrimes.com324-5435

East University Veterinary Hospital 1675 E. University Drive (334) www.drpetemarine.com826-0360

Beverlye Brady & Associates, Attorneys at Law 1915 Professional Circle (334) www.beverlyebradyandassociates.com821-1894

Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, LLP 3120-D Frederick Road, Opelika (334) www.constangy.com246-2900 Davidson, Davidson, Umbach & Forbus 310 Samford Village Court, Suite 200 (334) www.davidsonumbach.com501-2985 Davis, Bingham, Hudson & Buckner, P.C. 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 100 (334) www.dbhlawoffice.com821-1908 Dean & Barrett, Attorneys 457 S. 10th Street, Opelika (334) www.deanandbarrett.com749-2222 Grossman Law Firm 2375 Champions Boulevard (334) www.rnlawyer.net756-3529

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Belt & Bruner, PC 880 Montclair Road, Suite 300 montgomerywww.alabamainjurylawyer.com/(334)Birmingham513-1841

Pivotal Finance 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 100 (334) www.pivotal.finance472-9491

Moores Mill Animal Hospital 2120 Moores Mill Road (334) www.mmvets.com821-7739

McCollum & Wilson P.C. 363-A E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.mcwlegal.com821-7799

Muncie & Mattson, P.C. 987 Drew Lane (334) www.auburnfirm.com821-7301

Michael W Kelley, II, Attorney at Law, LLC 1802 Staples Court (334) www.mwklegal.com801-9797

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MAC Animal Clinic 1345 Opelika Road, Suite 11 (334) www.macanimalclinic.com521-5060

Kassouf & Co., P.C. 337 Airport Road, Suite C (334) www.kassouf.com734-8000

Machen McChesney 1820 E. University Drive (334) www.machenmcchesney.com887-7022

Alsobrook Law Group, Attorneys at Law 114 N. 9th Street, Opelika (334) www.alsolaw.com737-3718

JF Smith Group Inc. 735 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.jfsg.com502-5374

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Shoff Accounting 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.shoffaccounting.com559-2436

Reli Title 852 North Dean Road, Suite 200 (334) www.reli.us887-4266

Samford & Denson, LLP 709 Avenue A, Opelika (334) www.samfordlaw.com745-3504 US Visa Pro 2415 Moores Mill Road, Suite 265 (334) www.usvisapro.com887-6446 Walton Law Firm, P.C. 1710 Catherine Court, Suite B (334) www.waltonlaw.net321-3000

Himmelwright, Huguley & Boles, LLC 2002 Yarborough Drive, Opelika (334) www.hhbfirm.com749-3449

MASWEN, P.C. CPAs 861-E N. Dean Road, Suite A (256) www.maswencpa.com283-4724

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Holland Haul-Away Services, LLC 2220 Estate Drive (334) www.hollandhaulaway.com707-6500

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Southeastern Benefits Group LLC 2436 E. University Drive Suite 2205 (256) www.sebenefitsgroup.com786-1523

Insurance Solutions Group 472 N. Dean Road, Suite 104 (334) www.insurancesolutionsgroup.com329-7415

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama 3320 Skyway Drive, Suite 601, Opelika (334) www.bcbsal.org826-0552

Farmers Insurance Group/Tim Jones 124 N. Dean Road (334) www.farmersagent.com/tjones2826-6888

disposalserviceindustrial&waste 121 Disposal Company (334) www.121disposal.com703-3950

Direct Auto 2081 S. College Street (334) www.directauto.com539-5932

Peaches’ n Clean 1962 Mall Boulevard (334) www.peachesnclean.com502-5326

Marsh & McLennan Agency 2821 Corporate Park Drive, Opelika (334) www.marshmma.com749-3401 Insurance 1147 Opelika Road, Suite D (334) www.peakinsurance.com209-1383

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Two Maids & a Mop 715 E. Glenn Avenue, Unit 202 (334) www.twomaidsauburn.com246-909 Cleaners 700 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite A (334) 887-7501 Cleaners 300 N. Dean Road, Suite 1 (334) 826-0273 & restorationwater Restore 1702-B Saugahatchee Road (334) www.svmrs.net321-4446 17159 US Highway 280 E, Smiths (334) www.servpro.com821-4858 inspection Home Inspections 279 Lee Road 798, Valley (334) www.housemaster.com/auburnal246-1584

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SmartCitti Insurance Agency 1716 Catherine Court (334) www.smartcitti.com329-7137

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State Farm InsuranceLauren Bland 2701 Frederick Road Suite 311, Opelika (334) www.myagentlaurenb.com759-6668

University Agency, Inc. 611 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite B (334) www.universityagency.net887-6569

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Allstate - Prewett Insurance Group 1922 Professional Circle, Suite 200 (334) www.prewettinsurancegroup.com502-5111

carpet cleaning & servicescleaning Auburn Opelika Janitorial (334) 737-8930 Cintas 1141 Emory Folmar Boulevard www.cintas.com(334)Montgomery703-6046 Expert Cleaning Concepts, Inc. 404 S. 7th Street, Opelika (334) www.expertcleaningconcepts.com246-2230

Kali Bryan Chadick Agency 1849 Ogletree Road, Suite 300 (334) https://insuranceinauburn.net887-8541

State Farm InsuranceKathy Powell 1725 Opelika Road (334) www.kathypowell.net501-8245

State Farm InsuranceMatthew Slaughter 1141 Opelika Road (334) www.sfauburn.com591-1200

Viva Medicare 1445 S. College Street, Suite 300 (334) www.vivahealth.com451-0708

State Farm Insurance - Scott Holley 778 N. Dean Road, Suite 200 (334) www.scottholley.com887-5876

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Starr Insurance Group, LLC 1288 Shug Jordan Parkway (334) www.starrgroupllc.com521-7209

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Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (334)jcsm.auburn.edu844-1484

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Celebrating 20 years of arts and engagement in 2023, the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University is the cultural heart of an Alabama public research institution. Students, faculty and the community are welcome to explore the visual arts, centering the museum within the university’s intellectual life and its diverse and fluid field of ideas. Collection strengths include American modernism, stemming from the university’s 1948 purchase of 36 works from Advancing American Art. The original acquisition includes works by women, immigrants, and artists of color, such as Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Georgia O’Keeffe; guided by that precept, the museum actively acquires, exhibits and commissions work by historically underrepresented artists to expand cultural narrative and scholarship. Other highlights include Audubon etchings, contemporary prints and photographs, Mexican modernism, works on paper depicting the South, ceramics, and Southern visionary art. The inviting atrium is home to Dale Chihuly’s Amber Luster Chandelier, and visitors will also see the latest additions to Auburn’s collection on display. The striking modernist building features changing exhibition galleries, a café, a store, extensive grounds, and landscaped walking paths dotted with Admissionsculpture. is free. Follow @thejulemuseum or visit jcsm.auburn.edu for more information.

The Jay & Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center includes a 1,200-seat performance hall, a box office, a catering kitchen, wardrobe and dressing rooms, and office spaces. In addition, an outdoor amphitheater provides a second performance venue for the center. Spectacular shows range from sold-out concerts featuring Grammy Awardwinning artists to intimate performances with world-renowned musicians to popular Broadway productions. The center is located across the street from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, creating a cultural gateway into the campus and community.

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Auburn’s industrial base is built around small- to mid-sized value-added prepareAuburnAlsotheearlystartupyoung,TheforentrepreneursprovidingindustrialThesolenoidenginealuminumfollowingwirelessmedicalparts,components,mainandAuburnmanufacturingtechnology-basedandresearchfirms.hasthreetechnologyparksoneindustrialparkwheretheareasoffocusincludeaviationengines,filtrationpowertransmissionparts,plastics,plasticspackaging,technologiesandtheautomotiveparts:axles,components,driveshafts,components,metals,plastics,valves,andtextiles.citycontinuestosupportdevelopmentbyspacetosmallbusinessattheAuburnCenterDevelopingIndustries(ACDI).facilitywasdesignedtogivedevelopingcompaniesaenvironmentduringtheiryearsorduringatransitiontoAuburncommunity.supportingtheeconomyinandhelpingthecitytoforthefutureistheAuburn

Training Connection (ATC). The ATC, a joint partnership between the City of Auburn and community leaders from industry, education and government, complements the Auburn Economic Development Department and is dedicated to quality workforce development in our community. The ATC ensures that our growing industry base is supplied with a skilled workforce by partnering with manufacturers to identify and meet workforce needs and assimilating Auburn High School students and citizens into high-tech manufacturing careers. As part of the city’s commitment to workforce development, the Industrial Development Board (IDB) of the City of Auburn and Auburn University are partnering to better equip workers with the skills needed to flourish in today’s manufacturing world. The result of this partnership is the Auburn ManufacturingAdvancedTraining Center (AMTC), which provides space for training and machine prototyping, setup and Developmentdevelopment.Department promotes and facilitates continued quality commercial growth and serves as a partner for providing tools and resources to establish businesses in Auburn and navigate the development process.

Driven by the continued population growth in East Alabama and rapidly expanding tourism and travel marketing, Auburn continues to experience steady commercial growth. The Commercial Auburn University’s research footprint.

The creation of technology-based startups is an important pillar of the City of Auburn’s economic development strategy and an initiative has been established to focus on entrepreneurship and technology. By providing resources and programming for entrepreneurs and aspiring tech startups, the city strives to improve the health of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as further the growth and development of technology-based companies in TheAuburn.Additive Manufacturing Accelerator in Auburn is a new resource for Alabama manufacturers and entrepreneurs. The accelerator was established to aid industries and startups as they create and develop new products using advanced additive methods, or 3D printing, in metals and polymers.

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A-1 Employment, Inc. 400 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.a1employment.org704-0677 Ambassador Personnel 603 3rd Avenue, West Point, GA (706) www.teamambassador.com634-9075 Auburn University Career Center 303 Martin Hall (334) https://career.auburn.edu844-4744 Charter HR, Inc. 160 McClellan Drive, Kellyton (256) www.mycharterhr.com234-6234 Lyons HR 803 Socopatoy Court (678) www.lyonshr.com571-2476 Resource MFG 2515 E. Glenn Avenue Suite 303C (334) www.resourcemfg.com501-1655 Staffing Connections 2107-C Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.staffing-connections.com705-7041 STRONG PARTNERSHIPS I EXCELLENT LOCATION I SOLID BUSINESS SUCCESS www.auburnalabama.org employment services Welcome | 69

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On the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the American College Test (ACT), Auburn High School students consistently score above the state and national averages and are regularly in the top five in the state in these scores. With a 97% graduation rate (2021), Auburn High School graduates have been awarded more than $200 million in scholarships since 2012 ($26.8 Million for the Class of 2021).

For more information on ACS, visit www.auburnschools.org and follow all things related to the school system on Facebook (search Auburn City Schools), on Instagram (@AuburnCityEdu) and Twitter (@AuburnCityEdu).

Both Wrights Mill Road Elementary School and Auburn Early Education Center have been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools, and Auburn Early Education Center has been named an Intel and Scholastic School of InDistinction.therealm of technology, ACS is proud of the 1:1 initiative that began at Auburn Junior High School in 2006. Expanding the initiative in 2018, iPads were provided to each student in grades 8-12, and then all seventh-grade students received devices in 2019.

As a result of growth, the Auburn City Council voted to commit the city’s 5 mill property tax fund to the school district for school construction, effective with the fiscal year 2016. Project payments from this fund must be voted on by the citizens of Auburn. Most recently, the Auburn citizens authorized payments for the construction of Auburn High School with a capacity for 2,200 students, which opened in the fall of 2017, and Creekside Elementary School with a capacity for 600 students, which opened in the fall of 2018.

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ACS has been named the best educational value in the Southeast by The Wall Street Journal, ranked No. 6 on the list of best public-school systems in Alabama by Niche.com (2022), and has landed on the list of “Top 100 School Systems in the U.S.” in Parenting magazine.

To accommodate these students, there are 13 campuses that make up Auburn City Schools (nine elementary schools, two middle schools, one junior high and one high school).

In May 2018, the Auburn Board of Education approved ACS Facility Master Plan 2028, a 10-year plan addressing the demolition, reconstruction, and renovation of buildings as well as the impact of student growth on the capacity of facilities. Phase 1 of this plan, which began in the fall of 2018, included the reconstruction and demolition of Cary Woods Elementary School and J.F. Drake Middle School, demolition, and reconstruction of the gymnasium at East Samford School, and Woodland Pines Elementary, the tenth elementary school. The complete plan can be found on the school system’s website at www.

Celebratingauburnschools.org.diversity, ACS boasts 23 different languages spoken in the homes of students from 48 different countries of origin. ACS was the first SMART Showcase District in the U.S. with all classrooms having SMART Boards to enhance the learning experience for students and teachers alike.

As classes resume for the 2022-2023 school year, enrollment in ACS, one of the fastest growing school districts in Alabama, will exceed 9,200 students.

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Located " on the Plains" in Auburn, Alabama, Lee Scott Academy is an independent school serving over 730 pre Kindergarten through 12th grade students. By combining an outstanding faculty and curriculum with a family atmosphere, Lee Scott Academy inspires students to seek their full potential in academics, the arts, and athletics in a challenging and nurturing environment that cultivates social responsibility, mutual respect, and personal integrity in a school community that promotes Christian principles

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Lee-Scott Academy 1601 Academy Drive (334) www.lee-scott.org821-2430

Trinity Christian School 1010 India Road, Opelika (334) www.tcsopelika.org745-2464 child care/preschool

Preparing Your Child For Success!Preparing Your Child For Success! Our children enjoy a curriculum focusing on language development that includes the study of math, science, social studies, phonics, sign language, art, music, self-help skills, emotional growth and character. Ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Video Security • Healthy Meals Character Education • Summer Camp Low Child:Teacher Ratios

Auburn Day School 1199 S. Donahue Drive, Suite B (334) www.auburndayschool.com209-0460

Your Path to the Plains can run through Southern Union State Community College. With concurrent enrollment and transient student options, let SUSCC help you move seamlessly through Auburn to complete your degree. Wadley • Opelika • Valley • SUSCC.edu SEAMLESS PATH. SAME DEGREE. servicEDUCATIONales Auburn University Office of Professional & Continuing Education 301 O.D. Smith Hall Auburn University (334) www.auburn.edu/opce844-5100 KidStrong Auburn 1530 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite G (334) www.kidstrong.com/auburn780-1118 Mathnasium of Auburn 1345 Opelika Road, Suite 6 (334) www.mathnasium.com/auburn329-7225 YES CLASS Auburn 2138 Moores Mill Road, Suite B (334) www.yesclass.com209-5077 higher education Auburn University 23 Samford Hall (334) www.auburn.edu844-5180 Southern Union State Community College 1701 LaFayette Parkway, Opelika (334) www.suscc.edu745-6437 VCOM 910 S. Donahue Drive (334) www.vcom.edu442-4000 74 | auburnchamber.com

Parent & Family Programs at Auburn University is a unit of Student Affairs designed and designated to support Auburn parents and families. Its goals is to support, engage and inform Auburn families so that they can best assist in supporting their student’s success. Parent & Family Programs is the only unit designed on Auburn’s campus to specifically support parents and families of students, and is open to help all parents and families. They can be reached by phone at 334-844-1493, by email at parent@auburn.edu, and via social media @AuburnParents.

AUBURN SAFETY APP Available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store

prospective student information

Auburn Safety is the official safety app of Auburn University. It is the only app that integrates with Auburn University’s safety and security systems. Campus Safety has worked to develop a unique app that provides students, faculty and staff with added safety on the Auburn Univer sity campus. The app will send you important safety alerts and provide instant access to campus safety resources.

familyportal.auburn.edu

AUBURN SAFETY APP FEATURES INCLUDE Friend Walk Send your location to a friend, who can watch you walk home in real time. Emergency Contact Contact the correct services from the Auburn University area in case of an emergency or a nonemergency concern. Tip Reporting > Multiple ways to report a safety/security concern directly to Auburn University security. Safety Notifications Receive instant notifications and instructions from campus safety when on-campus emergencies occur. Emergency Plans Learn what to do in case of an emergency. Campus Safety Resources Access all important safety resources in one convenient app.

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FAMILY PORTAL Engage with Auburn University through the Family Portal! Customize information relevant to you, connect to your student, and receive newsletters with important Auburn news, date, and deadlines. By signing up with the Family Portal, you are activating your free membership to the Auburn University Parents’ Association. Any parent/family member can join and utilize the Family Portal. This is an excellent place for prospective families to stay informed of Auburn campus news, opportunities and information.

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PARENT & FAMILY PROGRAMS

Please visit our website at www.vcom.edu/outcomes for a copy of our Outcomes Report. ©2022 Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. All rights reserved. www.vcom.edu to make a difference? VCOM-Auburn was inspired by a vision to bring physicians to medically underserved areas in rural Alabama and beyond. VCOM partners with Auburn University for student activities, research   opportunities and sports medicine training. Our students are inspired by the VCOM mission to provide care for those most in need. Visit us online to find out how you will be inspired... 76 | auburnchamber.com

University Scholarships auburn.edu/scholarship | auburn.edu/ausom

Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services is home to financial aid, cashiering, billing and account services. Students may view their financial aid requirements and awards on their My Finances page of AU Access. To provide parent access to a student’s financial matters, students must complete the financial release form on their My Finances page of AU Access.

Additional information about AUSOM, including application completion and submission information, may be found on the Office of University Scholarship’s website.

Finding and applying for scholarships can be hard work. With the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM), it is much easier.

eBill is the hub to all student bills at Auburn. This includes tuition and mandatory fees, dining plans, residence halls, parking tickets and other miscellaneous charges.

auburn.edu/outreach/opce

The Office of Professional & Continuing Educatio (OPCE) makes the educational resources of the university available for noncredit professional and continuing education programs and conferences designed to promote lifelong learning, regardless of age, interest or location. Programs fall into five general categories: professional development, workforce development, personal enrichment, Auburn youth programs and conferences. Services offered by OPCE include customized training, conference and event management and registration services. Professional development courses include everything from accounting and tax training to human resources, leadership development and the global leadership training initiative, which provides comprehensive training for team leaders and supervisors in the automotive industry along the I-85 Corridor.

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Certificate programs are offered in a wide range of topics, including dietary management, medical billing and coding, medical assisting, graphic design and emergency management. For personal enrichment, OPCE offers 50-75 short courses, specializing in a broad array of topics, including health and fitness, arts and crafts, financial planning, recreation and sports activities, language and communication studies, music, computers, life-saving skills, test preparation and driver education. Summer reading programs are available for both children and adults, as well as test preparation courses for the GMAT, GRE, LSAT and ACT. Auburn youth programs include more than 100 programs and summer camps for youth in elementary through high school and are designed to educate and inspire youth in a variety of academic, athletic and extracurricular endeavors while experiencing life at Auburn University. For more information on OPCE, call 334-844-5100.

Students can search and apply for scholarships, accept available offers and more.

In addition to filling out the financial release form, students must make parents or family members an authorized user through eBill to give them access to their billing. It is important to have this conversation with your student prior to the first billing cycle, so you have a clear understanding of who will be making payments on the account.

To receive consideration for need-based scholarships each year, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov. The FAFSA must be received by the financial aid priority deadline. Students can find AUSOM on My Finances within AU Access.

Back at East Alabama Medical Center, the birth of another new service occurred in fall 2021, when the hospital added a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). This much-needed service allows premature babies to be cared for locally by experienced neonatologists. Not only do the babies get the care they need, parents are able to function more easily in the familiar confines of their home community.

East Alabama Health’s newest addition is an 85,000 square foot facility in the Auburn Research Park called Auburn Medical Pavilion (AMP). Located near the intersection of Shug Jordan Parkway and South College Street, the AMP’s first floor consists of the East Alabama Medical Center Freestanding Emergency Department. It is open 24/7 and is supported by an outpatient imaging center, a laboratory and a satellite pharmacy called East Alabama Apothecary. The second floor is dedicated solely to the East Alabama Ambulatory Surgery Center, which is a joint venture between East Alabama Health and 16 area physicians.

When people think of health care in Auburn-Opelika, they think of East Alabama Health. What began in 1952 as a standalone 81-bed facility called Lee County Hospital that provided mostly general services is now a health care system with more than 200 physicians covering nearly every specialty. East Alabama Health encompasses East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, EAMC-Lanier in Valley, the Spencer Cancer Center in Opelika, the Auburn Medical Pavilion and a host of other key medical clinics and practices that help provide a continuum of care to patients throughout an 11-county area.

Currently, the only service provided on the third floor is the Breast Health Center. The team there, led by Cynthia Lorino, M.D., provides patients with comprehensive and personalized breast health services. The center is equipped with the latest in breast health imaging, including three 3D mammography machines and two ultrasound machines.

East Alabama Health also includes EAMC-Lanier, a second hospital located in Valley. It has 98 acute care beds, a 17-bed acute rehab unit, and a 103-bed nursing home. Also, East Alabama Health operates the Auburn University Medical Clinic and a host of other entities (see eastalabamahealth.org).

East Alabama Medical Center—which started as Lee County Hospital more than 70 years ago—is the landmark location for the organization. It is a 340-bed regional referral hospital (314 acute care beds and 26 skilled nursing beds) where more than 150,000 people are cared for annually. The Emergency Department there cares for more than 50,000 patients annually, and over 2,000 babies are born each year in the hospital’s Women’s and Children’s Center. Under the leadership of President and CEO Laura Grill, East Alabama Health (EAH) is expanding and improving with each new year. Long considered one of the best places to work in the region, East Alabama Health employs around 3,500 people — second only to Auburn University in this area.

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health care east alabama health East Alabama Medical Center 2000 Pepperrell Parkway, Opelika (334) 749-3411 | eamc.org

The Auburn University Medical Clinic is committed to providing a full range of primary care services for Auburn students, including diagnostic services for illnesses and injuries, immediate and follow-up assessment and treatment for illnesses and preventive care services, including immunizations, women’s health services and chiropractic care. Services are provided by appointment. Walk-ins are evaluated and given appointments based on the urgency of the problem or condition. The facility includes laboratory, X-ray and pharmacy services. The clinical staff consists of fully licensed physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, athletic trainers, technicians, and other support staff. Services are provided on a fee-forservice basis with on-site billing services provided to Auburn University students to facilitate insurance reimbursement. Services are available to all Auburn students, their spouses and dependents, faculty, staff, guests and visitors.

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In the summer of 2019, EAMC proudly opened the E.L. Spencer, Jr. and Ruth Priester Spencer Cancer Center, located just northwest of EAMC on Village Professional Drive. The Spencers, who have a rich history in Auburn, donated $2.5 million to the funding of the cancer center construction. Mr. Spencer served on the EAMC Board of Directors from 1982–2008, including the last 18 years as board chairman. The Spencer Cancer Center is almost four times as large as the facility at EAMC that served the community from 1992–2019.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CLINIC

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Conquer Functional Wellness 323 Airport

Auburn Pediatric Dentistry 841 N. Dean Road (334) www.auburnpediatricdentistry.com826-6651

UrgenCare LLC

Grifols Talecris Plasma Center 2540 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika

LifeSouth Community Blood Center, East Alabama Region

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CHIROPRACTORS Advantage Chiropractic Clinic, P.C. 2408 E. University Drive Suite 101 (334) www.advantagechiropracticclinic.com821-2552

King Family & Cosmetic Dentistry 754 N. Dean Road (334) comwww.kingfamilyandcosmeticdentistry.821-3231

for ABA & Development Services

Dermatology Specialists

Oral & Facial Surgery of East Alabama 747 N. Dean Road (334) www.ofs-ea.com749-3436

Auburn Opelika Dental 1610 2nd Avenue, Opelika (334) www.auburnopelikadental.com745-6295

Liles Pediatric Dentistry 1204 Ogletree Village Lane (334) www.lilessmiles.com887-0099

Hope Institute for Human Performance 166 North Gay Street,

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J. Chris Martin DMD PC 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 200 (334) 887-8881

The Hawkins Group,

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Auburn Dental Spa 1575 Professional Parkway (334) www.auburndentalspa.com821-2846

Allen Orthodontics 1234 Ogletree Village Lane (334) www.bracesbyallen.com705-8655

Phillips Family Dentistry 761 N. Dean Road (334) www.drphillipsdental.com821-5291

Thames Orthodontics, PC 719 N. Dean Road (334) www.thamesorthodontics.com501-7000

Cornerstone Family Chiropractic 323 Airport Road, Suite E (334) www.cfc4health.com246-2252 dentists

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HydraMed Infusion & Wellness 1925 E. Glenn Avenue,

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audiologist Hearing Professionals of Alabama, LLC 2415 Moores Mill Road Suite 225 (334) www.hpoal.com521-7501

CarePoint

Lee Dental Associates 827 Stage Road (334) https://leedentalsmiles.com821-3887

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Auburn Periodontics and Implant Dentistry 670 N. College Street, Suite D (334) www.myperiodoc.com209-1352 East Alabama Pediatric Dentistry 742 N. Dean Road (334) www.gatorgrins.com321-0780

Shelley Orthodontics 1957 E. Samford Avenue Suite A (334) 521 www.orthoauburn.com0112 Sprayberry Orthodontics, PC 773 N. Dean Road (334) www.sprayberryortho.com821-5031

Tigertown Family Dentistry 2542 Enterprise Drive, Opelika (334) www.tigertowndentistry.com737-6261 & Center 2172 Moores Mill Road (334) www.auburndermatology.com887-5060 of Alabama 1543 Parkway (334) www.dermatologyspecialistsal.com821-9308 440-A N Road (334) www.auburndpc.com209-2339 Resources, LLC (877) www.carepointresources.com242-2527 Road, Suite D (334) www.conquerfunctionalwellness.com758-6200 (334) www.grifolsplasma.com737-0090 Suite (850) www.hopepainelimination.com424-7624 Suite (334) www.hydramedwellness.com209-1780 505 E. Circle, Opelika (334) www.lifesouth.org705-0884 2148 Moores Road (334) www.perspectivecounselingauburn.com329-6063 Commerce Drive, #1006 (334) www.mobile-pps.com502-0023 LLC 337 Airport Road, Suite F (334) www.hawkins-psychiatry.com275-7440 2000 Samglenn Drive, Suite 200 (706) www.urgencareclinic.com668-5140 Center 1110 13th Street, Suite D Columbus, GA (706) www.zoeaba.com507-9214

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Beth Hoven Au.D., Co-Owner/Audiologist Allison Kelly Au.D., Co-Owner/Audiologist START LIVING A FULLER LIFE WITH BETTER HEARING. Voted HearingBestCenter 7 years in a row. Opelika-Auburn News Readers’ Choice Awards 2415 Moore’s Mill Road, Suite 225, Hamilton Place (next to Publix), Auburn, AL 36830 334.521.7501 l www.hpoal.com Call us today at 334-521-7501 to set up your hearing consultation. home health care Amada Senior Care of Auburn and Montgomery 1280 Moores Mill Road, Suite G (334) www.amadaauburnmontgomery.com414-0140 Beyond Home Care LLC 175 Aliant Parkway, Alex City (256) www.beyondhomecareal.com414-6090 Covenant Care Hospice 2210 Gateway Drive, Unit C, Opelika (334) www.choosecovenant.org758-1305 EAMC Home Health 665 Opelika Road, Suite 300 (334) www.eastalabamahealth.org826-3131 Home Care Assistance 2701 Frederick Road, Suite 303, Opelika (334) www.homecareassistanceauburnopelika.com744-7100 Hospice Advantage / EAMC 665 Opelika Road, Suite 200 (334) www.eastalabamahealth.org826-1899 Synergy Home Care of East Alabama 3320 Skyway Drive, Suite 801, Opelika (334) www.synergyhomecare.com/agencies/al/opelika/alo4203-1850 Welcome | 81

relax at the dentist take it to anotheratlevelthespa auburndentalspa.com 334.821.2846 • 1575 Professional Parkway in Auburn • spaeleve.com 334.521.7728 Organic Spray Tanning Amy Head Cosmetics Eyelash KevinFacialsLashExtensionsLifts&MassagesEarPiercingMurphyHairSalonWaxing/BraziliansMicroblading Auburn’s favorite luxury spa! Specializing in: Dr. Brad Litkenhous All new dental patients who schedule a cleaning receive a free 30 minute massage or facial from our spa, éLevé. Family and Cosmetic Dentistry TeethJuvedermBotoxWhitening Lip Enhancements We accept most insurances EAMC.ORG/FOUNDATION 2000 PEPPERELL PARKWAY, OPELIKA, AL 36801 | 334-528-5923 *Smile made possible by EAMC donors. The sweetest moments are made possible by donations from our amazing community. Thank you for supporting East Alabama Health’s new, level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Donor naming opportunities are still available. Your gift will help critically ill newborns stay with their families and flourish here, in the community we share. Call Susan Cowart at 334-528-5923. 82 | auburnchamber.com

The East Alabama Ambulatory Surgery Center, located on the second floor of the Auburn Medical Pavilion, is a joint venture between East Alabama Medical Center and local physicians who perform a variety of surgical procedures in specialties, including orthopaedics, ear nose and throat, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, and general surgery

Freestanding Emergency Department (FED)

Auburn Medical Pavilion - Now Open Auburn Medical Pavilion 900 Camp Auburn Road Auburn, AL 36832 eastalabamahealth.org

FED Outpatient Imaging Breast Health Center EAASC

The East Alabama Medical Center

Outpatient Imaging and Lab Outreach offer imaging services, including diagnostic radiology, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), x ray, ultrasound, phlebotomy and more. They also provide imaging services to the East Alabama Medical Center

FED East Alabama Health Breast Health Center

Outpatient Imaging and Lab Outreach

The Breast Health Center, located on the third floor of the Auburn Medical Pavilion, provides patients comprehensive breast care, including mammograms, breast ultrasound, and breast cancer navigation, in one place.

East Alabama Medical Center

FED offers another location for emergency services in the area and is on the first floor of the Auburn Medical Pavilion The FED has ambulance transportation, a helicopter landing pad, access to on site diagnostic radiology services and lab services, and a retail pharmacy

East Alabama Ambulatory Surgery Center (EAASC)

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Auburn Pharmacy 643 N. Dean Road (334) www.auburn-pharmacy.com521-0455

Wound Treatment Center 2000 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) find-a-service/wound-carewww.eastalabamahealth.org/528-5930

Auburn

Basden EyeCare 780 N. Dean Road (334) www.basdeneyecare.com887-6621 Eye Center South 890 N. Dean Road (334) www.eyecentersouth.net600-5318

The Center for Pain, P.C. 488 Saint Lukes Drive www.center4pain.com(334)Montgomery288-7808

East Alabama Plastic Surgery 1935 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 102 (334) www.eaplasticsurgery.com321-4989

The Hughston Clinic, P.C. 161 E. University Drive (334) www.hughston.com826-2090 Dr. Kevin L. Jackson 2430 Village Professional Drive, (334)Opelika821-6300 Lee Obstetrics & Gynecology 121 N. 20th Street, Building 2 www.leeobgyn.com(334)Opelika745-6447

Moore’s Mill Eyecare, PC 2415 Moores Mill Road Suite 220 (334) www.mooresmilleyecare.com521-7944 pharmacies

EAMC Skilled Nursing Facility 2000 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) location/eamc-skilled-nursing-facilitywww.eastalabamahealth.org/528-4170

East Alabama Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 2000 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.eastalabamaortho.com528-2663

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Diabetes and Nutrition Center 2422 Village Professional Drive, find-a-service/diabetes-and-nutritionwww.eastalabamahealth.org/(334)Opelika528-6800

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The Drug Store 464 N. Dean Road, Suite 100 (334) 821-4493 Home Pharmacy 2320 Moores Mill Road Suite 100 (334) www.ourhomepharmacy.com887-8780 Therapy 2900 E. University Drive Suite 130 (334) locations/auburnhttp://benchmark.urpt.com/209-0996 Bodyworks 2320 Moores Mill Road Suite 275 (334) www.proactivebodyworks.com521-2639 560 Devall Drive, Suite 302 (334) www.rehabworks.eamc.org844-7616 E. Avenue, Suite C (334) www.therapysouth.com502-7839 Alabama 1925 E. Avenue (334) www.eaallergy.com528-0078 Pediatric LLC 2353 Bent Creek Road, Suite 110 (334) www.auburndoc.com887-8707 University Medical Clinic 400 Lem Morrison Drive, Auburn www.auburn.edu/medical(334)University844-4416

TherapySouth 1530

American Esoteric Laboratories 1775 Opelika Road, Suite 12 (334) www.ael.com209-6225

therapyphysical BenchMark Physical

Auburn Lasik & Eye Institute

ProActive

Bridgeway Diagnostics 1910 E. Samford Avenue (334) www.2bridgeway.com539-5700

optometrists

2460 Interstate Drive, Suite B www.auburneye.com(334)Opelika705-8803

Aubaby Ultrasound Boutique 420 S. Gay Street (334) www.aubabyultrasound.com707-2266

RehabWorks

Glenn

physicians Allergy Asthma & Immunology of East

Auburn

The Orthopaedic Clinic 121 N. 20th Street, Building 18, www.theorthoclinic.com(334)Opelika749-8303

East Alabama Health 2000 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.eastalabamahealth.org749-3411

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servicesmedicalhospital/ Alabama Psychiatry 2436 E. University Drive Suite 2202 (334) www.alpsychiatry.com440-8046

Spencer Cancer Center 2501 Village Professional Drive, location/spencer-cancer-centerwww.eastalabamahealth.org/(334)Opelika528-1070

East Alabama Ear, Nose & Throat P.C. 1965 First Avenue, Opelika (334) www.eaent.com705-0012

East Alabama Mental Health 2506 Lambert Drive, Opelika (334) www.eastalabamamhc.org742-2700

Shine Facial Bar + Skin Health Studio 1111 S. College Street (334) www.shineauburn.com609-5455 Suite Morality Salon Suites 3330 Satellite Boulevard Duluth, GA (404) Www.moraleocain.com551-7978 Tanology Spray Tan & Beauty Bar 900 Main Street, Suite C (334) www.tanologyau.com748-1343 The Dollhouse Salon & Extension Studio 1345 Opelika Road, Suite 5 (334) 329-5352 True40 Fitness Studio 819 E. Glenn Avenue, #130 (334) www.true40studio.com521-5121 The Yoga Room AU, LLC 1200 Opelika Road (334) www.theyogaroomau.com742-3001 therapy language(speech,&literacy) All for Children, LLC 2204 Ogletree Village Lane (334) www.all-forchildren.com209-2009 Auburn Therapy and Learning Center 2000 Samglenn Drive, Suite 100 (334) www.auburntlc.com734-5511 Welcome | 85

Auburn MedAesthetics 1188 Opelika Road, Unit C (251) www.auburnmedaesthetics.com753-4133

Premier OB/GYN 2505 Village Professional Drive, Opelika (334) www.thepremierobgyn.com705-2900

Pediatric Clinic 2401 Village Professional Drive, Opelika (334) www.thepedsclinic.com749-8121

Crunch Fitness Auburn 1716 Opelika Road (334) www.crunchauburn.com787-9400

salons, spas & gyms

Primary Medicine Associates, LLC 1171 Gatewood Drive, Building 101 (334) www.pmaauburn.com821-2708

Pediatric Associates of Auburn 2901 Corporate Park Drive, Opelika (334) www.auburnpediatric.com203-1766

dermaLAB., LLC 115 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.dermalabauburn.com549-5737

Hairology Salon and Spa 2415 Moores Mill Road, Suite 250 (334) 821-8858

F45 North Auburn 1188 Opelika Road, 700-A (334) www.f45training.com/northauburn/home748-3338

Blu Haven Spa 2202 Gateway Drive, Suite A www.bluhavenspa.com(334)Opelika759-7022

Auburn Med Spa 1935 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite 201 (334) www.auburnmedspa.com501-2221

Sunshine Pediatrics 197 E. University Drive, Suite 2 (334) www.sunshine-peds.com329-7862

eLeve at Auburn Dental Spa 1575 Professional Parkway (334) www.spaeleve.com521-7728

9Round 30 Min Kickbox Fitness 1499 S. College Street, Suite 113 (334) al/auburn/s-college-stwww.9round.com/locations/734-5099

Halo Salon & Blowout Bar 145 1st Street (334) 521-7255

HOTWORX of Auburn 234 N. Gay Street, B2 (334) www.hotworx.net/studio/auburn734-2762

Infinity Wellness 2459 E. Glenn Avenue, Suite A (334) www.infinitywellnessauburn.com209-6989

Orangetheory Fitness 1345 Opelika Road, Suite 1 (334) www.orangetheoryfitness.com521-8081

Pilates on the Plains 140 N. Dean Road (334) www.vagaro.com/pilatesontheplains444-0131

86 | auburnchamber.com R E G I O N A L O R T H O P A E D I C E X C E L L E N C E theorthoclinic.com (334) 749-8303 The Orthopaedic Clinic has depth of services and specialties to treat sprains, strains, tears, breaks, joint aches and pain. With convenient locations in Auburn and Opelika, we offer expert physicians with years of experience in diagnosis, surgery, nonsurgical treatments and sports medicine. Our physicians are on call 24 hours a day and are focused on maximizing the health, function and quality of life for the patients we serve. Call today to schedule an appointment. Moving can be a pain. We’ve got your back, knee, wrist, ankle, hip... Adam C. Dooley, MD Frazier K. Jones, MD Ryan C. Palmer, MD Todd Michael Sheils, MD Trent Wilson, MD

auburn 50+ programs

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Plentiful opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities all year long, access to first-rate health care facilities, availability of lifelong learning options, and the proximity to Auburn University and its many community amenities make Auburn the ideal place to enjoy retirement.

Retired and looking for something fun to do? Would you like to connect with some new friends in the area? If so, then join the Auburn Parks and Recreation’s 50+ programs for year-round activities, classes, events and exciting trips. Field trips have included dinner theatre, museums, festivals, garden tours and much more! Take part in fitness classes, such as Zumba Gold, Silver Sneakers and Yin Yoga, or join in the fun at Bingo, Movie Night, Crafty Crew or Munch N’ Mingle! For more information, or to receive the free monthly newsletter, call (334) 501-2930 or email Sarah Cook at scook@auburnalabama.org.

Named one of the best places to retire by “Where to Retire Magazine,” Auburn is the kind of community that quickly feels like home.

Retirement senior programs are held at the following community centers: hubert and grace harris center 425 perry street (334) auburnalabama.org/parks501-2930 boykin community center 400 Boykin street (334) auburnalabama.org/parks501-7280

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Magnolia Place 1553 Professional Parkway (334) www.bridgeseniorliving.com826-9857 Park Senior Living 1365 Gatewood Drive (334) senior-care/oak-park-senior-livingwww.eastalabamahealth.org/find-a-service/826-7200

Summer Village of Auburn 1553 Professional Parkway (334) www.bridgeseniorliving.com501-0904

Azalea

Oak

Arbor Springs Health and Rehab Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.arborspringshealth.com749-1471 Assisted Living 350 Samford Village Court (334) www.auburnassistedliving.com246-0822 Place 1601 Professional Parkway (334) www.bridgeseniorliving.com501-0904

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institure auburn.edu/olli Better known as OLLI at Auburn, this is a community of learning for people over the ages of 50, many of whom are retirees. OLLI offers modestly priced, engaging courses in a range of subjects including biology, history, literature, memoir and creative writing, studio art, birdwatching and hiking, foreign languages, cooking, and digital literacy. There are monthly workshops, and occasional field trips and socials. Make new friends! Join OLLI. To find out about programs and membership, visit us at auburn. edu/olli, or call (334) 844-3146. To find out about available scholarships, call (334) 844-3102. OLLI…where curiosity never retires. ASSISTED LIVING & RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Auburn

Camellia Place 1171 Gatewood Drive #206 (334) www.bridgeseniorliving.com502-6008

© EHA 2022 - LRCOG -218 Our programs help solve problems faced by so many seniors, disabled individuals, business owners and other community members. Area Agency on Aging Home-delivered Frozen meals • Prescription drug payment assistance • In-home care in lieu of nurs ing home placement • Support and education for dementia caregivers and much more Public Transit Department LRPT demand-response pick-up and delivery • PEX Fixed Route transportation and Paratransit service Planning and Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund financing for start-up and expanding businesses • Lee-Russell Cooperative Purchasing Association • GIS • Census data and more Please call or visit our website to see how we may have the answers that will solve your problem! LET US HELPQUESTIONS?YOU. Call 334.749.5264 WE SOLVE PROBLEMS. LEE-RUSSELL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS www.lrcog.com 2207 Gateway Drive – Opelika AL -225 LEE-RUSSELL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

Domestic Violence Intervention Center (334) http://dviceastal.org749-1515

organizationscommunity Auburn Chamber of Commerce 714 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.auburnchamber.com501-3292

Auburn-Opelika Tourism 714 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.aotourism.com501-3281

utilities Alabama Power Company 1699 S. College Street (800) www.alabamapower.com245-2244

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City of Auburn 144 Tichenor Avenue, Suite 1 (334) www.auburnalabama.org501-7260

AT&T Alabama 445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 416 www.attsavings.com(334)Montgomery467-7524

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Food Bank of East Alabama 355 Industry Drive (334) www.foodbankofeastalabama.com821-9006

City of Auburn Environmental Services 365-A N. Donahue Drive (334) 501-3080

Opelika Chamber of Commerce 601 Avenue A, Opelika (334) www.opelikachamber.com745-4861

City of Auburn Water Works 1501 West Samford Avenue (334) 501-3050

(334) www.point-broadband.com748-9800 T-Mobile 2181 Tigertown Parkway, Opelika (205) www.t-mobile.com835-6922 WOW 6050 Knology Way, Columbus, GA (334) www.wowway.com521-7000 newspapers The Auburn Villager 554 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.auburnvillager.com501-0600 Opelika Observer 207 N. 3rd Street, Unit B, Opelika (334) www.opelikaobserver.com749-8003 Opelika-Auburn News 2901 Society Hill Road, Opelika (334) www.oanow.com749-6271 publications Village Centre Press 216 S. 8th Street, Opelika (334) www.villagecentrepress.com237-1858 radio stations Alabama Christian Radio (Praise 88.7 FM) 2101 Executive Park Drive Suite 103, Opelika (334) www.praise887.com705-8004 AU100 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929 community Photo: katie bryant community information 90 | auburnchamber.com

Dixie Electric Cooperative 9100 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery (334) www.dixieec.com738-2500 Spire 3400 Skyway Drive (334) www.spireenergy.com887-4824 Utility Management Services PO Box 22911, Fairhope (251) www.utilmanagement.com923-7760 internet & telephone

United Way of Lee County, Inc. 2133 Executive Park Drive, Opelika (334) www.unitedwayofleecounty.com745-5540

Lee County Commission 215 S. 9th Street, Opelika (334) www.leeco.us745-9761

East Alabama Telephone Specialties, Inc. 923-D Stage Road (334) 821-0019 Point Broadband, LLC 600 Fox Run Parkway, Opelika

AUBix, LLC 1571 W. Samford Avenue (404) www.aubix.net518-3689

WRBL-TV 1350 13th Avenue, Columbus, GA (706) www.wrbl.com322-3070

Auburn Community Church 323 Airport Road, Suite O (334) www.auburncommunitychurch.com734-0900

Church of the Highlands 2001 E. Samford Avenue (205) www.churchofthehighlands.com980-5577

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WLEE 96.3 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929

Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church 650 Jeter Avenue, Opelika (334) www.greaterpeacechurch.org749-9487

Kicker WKKR 97.7 915 Veterans Parkway, Opelika (334) www.kickerfm.com745-4656

Lakeview Baptist Church 1600 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.lakeviewbaptist.org887-7094

Auburn Network 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929

Mix 96.7 915 Veterans Parkway, Opelika (334) www.mix967online.com745-4656

Cornerstone Church 2123 Hamilton Road (334) www.cornerstonebuzz.org887-1152

The Plains Church 139 S. College Street (251) www.theplains.church518-9704

True Deliverance Holiness Church 936 N. Donahue Drive (334) www.tdhcinfo.org502-4700

iHeartMedia 915 Veterans Parkway, Opelika (334) www.iheartmedia.com745-4656

WXTX Fox 54 1909 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA (706) www.fox54soconnected.com494-5400 churches

Tiger Country 104.5 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929

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Auburn First Baptist Church 128 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.auburnfbc.org887-8506

The Touch 910 AM 915 Veterans Parkway, Opelika (334) www.intouch910am.com745-4656

Auburn United Methodist Church 220 E. Magnolia Avenue (334) www.aumc.net826-8800

Wings 94.3 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929

WTVM Channel 9 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.wtvm.com745-3517

NewsTalk 1400 - WANI 98.7/1400 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929

ESPN 106.7 724 N. Dean Road, Suite 300 (334) www.aunetwork.com826-2929

Tiger Town TV 236 Kensington Lane (205) 902-8035 WLTZ-TV 6140 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, GA (706) www.wltz.com561-3838

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The Fire Department consists of six fire stations and is ready to protect the Auburn community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Ambulance services for the City are provided via a contract with East Alabama Health.

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES: CALL OR TEXT 911 FOR NON-EMERGENCIES: CALL (334) 501-3100 AUBURN PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT 141 North Ross Street, Suite A | (334) 501-3100 auburnalabama.org/public-safety

The Police Department consists of over 160 men and women who serve to reduce crime and improve the quality of life for residents and visitors of the City and Auburn University.

Available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store

The Auburn Public Safety app features updates from Auburn Police Department, Auburn Fire Department and Auburn Emergency Management and Communications Division. Submit a crime tip directly through the app, browse Fire and Life Safety tips and receive Public Safety news alerts all through the app.

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The employees of Auburn Public Safety Services strive to protect the safety of Auburn’s residents and visitors. The City of Auburn enjoys extremely low rates of crime and fire loss well below the national average, as well as a very high level of citizen satisfaction through the effective delivery of highquality emergency response and preventive services.

CITY OF AUBURN PUBLIC SAFETY APP

The Emergency Management & Communications processes over 250,000 emergency communications a year, relays information and instructions for First Responders and coordinates dispatch services for those in need.

• The Auburn Parking Services office is located at 330 Lem Morison Drive. The main entrance to parking services is on the second level of the South Quad Parking Deck. Don’t worry, there’s guest parking right by the door just for you. For your convenience, a drive-thru window is located on the ground level of the parking services office and guest parking permits may be obtained there as well.

Auburn University Parking Services monitors and enforces parking rules and regulations

All vehicles that park on the Auburn University campus must display a valid Auburn University parking permit. As an honored campus guest, visitor or vendor, please acquire the appropriate parking pass from the parking services office. To do so, please visit one of the following locations to obtain proper information and permit:

Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. While there are several options for guest parking during enforcement hours, please call the Parking Services office before visiting campus. Parking Services also provides electric vehicle charging stations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors once the individual has received parking permission, and verified the e-vehicle with the office. For more information regarding additional services and programs offered by Parking Services please visit the website.

Tiger Transit also provides special routes that are free to the public during home football games. These game day routes are available four hours before the kickoff time and two hours after concluding the game. For additional information about Tiger Transit’s routes and services please visit the website.

tiger transit auburn.edu/tigertransit Tiger Transit provides safe and reliable service to and from Auburn University. It is a popular mode of transportation for Auburn students who have unlimited access with a valid student ID and operates from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. during fall and spring academic semesters and 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. during the summer academic semester.

• The stadium deck office is located at the entrance of the ramp leading to the fourth level in the stadium deck to issue permits to visitors and guests. You may call the parking services office at 334-844-4143 and they will be happy to direct you or answer any questions. Open from 7:15 a.m. through 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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The Auburn University Regional Airport is a public use facility serving the local community — owned and operated by Auburn University. The airport offers excellent customer service, quality performance and efficient facilities.

Additionally, the City has partnered with ParkMobile to offer a contactless payment option for all surface parking downtown. Visitors have the option to pay using kiosks located throughout downtown or payments can be made on the ParkMobile app available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

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The 26,000-square-foot terminal includes a flight planning room, meeting space, board room, pilots’ lounge, offices and room to grow. The airport has excellent instrument approaches, including an approach lighting system. An aircraft maintenance hangar and aviation education facility represent the newest airport additions. This facility, the Delta Air Lines Aviation Education Building, was funded in part by gifts from the Delta Air Lines Foundation and the Jacobson Family Foundation. Among other improvements, the airport has plans for an aircraft apron expansion and additional hangars. The airport will continue to seek ways to continue being a key economic asset for the community.

The City of Auburn has a dedicated website that provides a view of available parking in downtown Auburn with a live map that refreshes every 60 seconds. Visit webgis.auburnalabama.org/ cityofauburnparking) Smart lots are equipped with payment kiosks and sensors to monitor space availability in real-time. Other Downton Parking has traditional coin-feed meters without sensors.

auburn university regional airport 2150 Bent Creek Road | (334) 844-4597 auoairport.com

Franklin Tire & Auto, Inc. 1975 E. University Drive (334) www.franklinautoinc.com821-4572

Auburn University Regional Airport 2150 Bent Creek Road (334) www.auoairport.com844-4597

Columbus Airport 3250 West Britt David Road, Columbus, GA (706) www.flycolumbusga.com243-1422

Mercedes-Benz of Columbus 7470 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA (706) www.mercedesbenzofcolumbus.com256-6100

New residents have 30 days after moving to obtain an Alabama driver’s license. If you have a valid, out-of-state license, you only have to take an eye test and show your Social Security card. If you do not have a license, you will also have to take a writ ten exam and a road test. Tests are $5 and a four-year license costs $36.25. tags/registration

Whitt’s Auto Service Center 461 Opelika Road, Suite A (334) www.whittsautoservice.com502-8848

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Auburn Tire Service 459 Opelika Road (334) 887-8558

Autosport Body Works 3601 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika (334) www.betterfasterrepairs.com745-2166

New residents must transfer their vehicle title and obtain an Alabama automobile license plate within 30 days of establishing residency. Tags may be pur chased at the Revenue Commissioner’s office. You will need current tag registration, mileage reading, title or the name of lien holder or copy of the lease agreement, driver’s license and proof of insurance. Call (334) 737-3655 for more information. LICENSe examiner’s Fox Run Avenue Suite 102 & 103, Opelika (334) www.alea.gov742-9986

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Auburn Collision Center 823 Opelika Road, Suite B (334) 821-0006

Hyundai of Auburn 823 Opelika Road (334) www.hyundaiofauburn.com321-0777

Kia of Auburn 1687 S. College Street (334) www.kiaofauburn.com329-7451

Auburn Charter Bus Company (334) www.universitycharterbus.com/auburn-charter-bus352-9912

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ONLINE PROPERTY PAYMENT & TAG RENEWAL www.leecountyrevenuecommissioner.com LEE COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE Judge Bill English, Probate Judge 215 South 9th Street, Opelika (334) www.leeco.us737-3670 LEE COUNTY REVENUE COMMISSION Oline Price, Revenue Commissioner 215 South 9th Street, Opelika (334) 737-3655 LEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE AUBURN SATELLITE OFFICE 1266 Mall Parkway (334) 737-7298 At the satellite office, citizens can take care of most business normally handled at the Lee County Courthouse. 96 | auburnchamber.com

AUTOMOBILE REPAIR, SALES & SERVICE Airport Motors, Inc. 1777 E. Glenn Avenue (334) www.airportmotors.net826-7555

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