GECA: Wrapping Up Christmas
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is hosting an after-Christmas concert, Wrapping Up Christmas, Friday, December 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for everyone and will be available at the door. You can be part of the concert. For those who have been on the GECA stage in the past and the board is familiar with your work, you need only to contact Phil Johnson at 251-359-4854. Please…
Atmore Community Foundation provides funding opportunity for local organizations
In April 2017, The Atmore Community Foundation, an Affiliate of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, was founded to serve as a vehicle to receive donations and bequests to benefit the Atmore community. Through concerted grant-making, the fund was created to give the local leaders in Atmore an opportunity to make a difference in their hometown. With access to the Community Foundation’s financial and administrative services, these funds have the…
Celebrating 90
The Langford home on Jack Springs Road was wall to wall people Saturday, Dec. 9, as well over 100 friends and family members stopped by to celebrate the Rev. C.L. Langford’s 90th birthday. Shown are the honoree and immediate family members, from left, Mike Brown, Karen Langford Brown, Rev. Langford (Parson), David Langford, Nina Langford, Jimmy Langford, and Lana Langford.
Outreach at Gaines Chapel
Several Gaines Chapel AME Church members opened the kitchen and their hearts Saturday, December 9, as they provided lunch for all who would come. For the homebound, meals were delivered. Urla Boggan, one of the organizers and president of the church’s Lay Ministry, said this is the second time the church has provided community lunches. Last time, members held a fish fry and invited everyone to come and eat. This…
LA Bikers, Santa deliver toys to 41 children
In one sense, this year’s Toyz for Kidz project — an annual part of the local Christmas season for 17 years — was just an ordinary outing for members of LA Bikers Motorcycle Club. In another sense, this year’s ride made history. “I guess you could say this was a historic ride, because this is the first year we’ve ever had snow on the day of the ride,” said Annie…