YMCA fundraisers, new programs on tap
The Atmore Area YMCA is planning a fund-raiser to support existing and upcoming programs at the Y. Also, some new events and programs are planned, so check below and make plans to participate. Super Bowl Butts The Y is selling Boston Butts that could be the hit of your Super Bowl LI party. The pork shoulders, which will be cooked by David Amos, are selling for $30 each, with proceeds…
Thousand-plus enjoy annual MLK parade
An estimated crowd of more than 1,000 men, women and children were on hand Monday as Atmore paid tribute to slain Civil Rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual MLK Day Parade, organized by Concerned Citizens of Atmore. The caravan of marchers, pickups pulling boats and decorated trailers, motorcycles, cars and other conveyances was cheered on as it progressed from its Houston Avery Park staging area, onto…
Family science at Rachel Patterson
Rachel Patterson Elementary School hosted Family Science Night Thursday, January 12, as part of the PTO meeting. Parents, grandparents and guardians were invited to join the students and faculty for a night of fun and Safety Smart Experiments. In some cases, siblings from other schools and younger siblings came with their parents. Shown at one of the experiment stations are students, from left, Elijah Martin, Di’Jaylen Stevens, Walker Martin (Elijah…
Plant a tree! ADF offers 10 free flowering trees
Residents in this area may receive 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2017. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two Sargent crabapples, three American redbuds, two Washington hawthorns, and three white flowering dogwoods. “These beautiful trees will beautify your home with lovely flowers of pink, yellow and white colors,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of…
UB, PHD hosting credit education workshop – Learn more about credit, mortgage financing
United Bank representatives Bryan Chandler and Scott Hehman will be joined by PHD Realty LLC in hosting a complimentary workshop Tuesday, January 24, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., at the Atmore Chamber of Commerce. Vice President Chandler manages United Bank’s Mortgage Services division. Hehman manages the United Bank office in Loxley and is a former Consumer Credit Counseling Specialist. With more than 50 years combined experience in mortgage lending and…