Free Benefits Education Seminar at Atmore YMCA
Local and area business and industries are invited to attend a free Benefits Education Seminar that organizers say will focus on no-cost or low-cost ways to make your company a better place to work. The five-hour event will take place on Thursday, April 5, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the local Atmore Area YMCA, 501 South Pensacola Avenue. The focus of the seminar is to provide information on how…
Parker to hold book signing
Dr. Max Parker, Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, is bringing his memoir, The Real Education of Sweet Papa T, to his hometown at a book signing Friday, April 13. First National Bank & Trust is hosting the event from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Dr. Parker’s book consists of a series of short stories about a young Black boy who worked his way out of poverty to a…
GSSA seeking nominations for Leading Ladies
Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) will host its First Leading Ladies Awards Reception in June to celebrate women and organizations in southern Alabama that have distinguished themselves as outstanding members of the community through individual excellence and high levels of achievement. Nominations for Leading Ladies Awards and the Leading Workplace for Women Award are open until May 1. Women selected for the Leading Ladies Award will exemplify quality leadership…
Saddle up for St. Jude
The 20th Year Saddle Up Trail Ride for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 6-8. In 2017, more than $29,000 was raised. This year’s goal is $35,000. All proceeds go to St. Jude. The location for the ride is Buford and Wayne Strength’s Place, 328 Strength Lane, Goodway. The GPS address is 328 Strength Lane, Frisco City AL 36445. If you cannot participate…
Atmore’s first Habitat home dedicated
Kim Fountain of Atmore and her three children celebrated on March 31 a new chapter in the history of their family and in the history of Escambia County Habitat for Humanity. When Fountain accepted the keys to 507 East Craig Street, which is the first Habitat house erected within the city limits of Atmore, from local Habitat board president Jason Newby, she became a homeowner for the first time. “It’s…