Wind Creek donates to Feeding the Gulf Coast disaster relief
In preparation for hurricane season, Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) teamed up with Feeding the Gulf Coast for disaster relief. Monday, July 2, WCH representatives presented a donation of $27,218 to the Mobile-based food bank. The funds will be used to pack almost two trailer loads of relief boxes with non-perishable food and bottled water. Feeding the Gulf Coast CEO Cathy Pope explained the importance of local food banks in the…
Market in the Park resumes Saturday
News Staff Report Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Market in the Park series will resume this Saturday, July 14, from 7:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Local and area growers of vegetables, fruits and nuts — along with those who whip up home-made jams, jellies, baked goods and other products — will man booths at Heritage Park to market their wares. The three-weekend summer promotion’s first installment, held in June,…
GECA in rehearsal
Father of the Bride opens Aug. 2 News Staff Report The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) is in rehearsal for their next production – Father of the Bride. When you hear that title, don’t think Steve Martin movie. Rather, think about the old Father of the Bride movie. Remember Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor? About the show: The father of a young woman deals with the emotional…
Banners commend Y’s biggest benefactors
News Staff Report At first glance, the six banners that hang in Atmore Area YMCA’s fitness center look like paid advertisements for the various businesses whose names appear on them and in a way, they are. But officials of the local nonprofit are quick to point out that the banners, which first appeared last year, are actually a way for the Y to express its gratitude to its largest supporters.…
Lighting the fire
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer In preparation for the Fire in the Field crusade coming to this area in October, We Care Program hosted a Community Prayer Rally, Monday evening, July 9, at the offices on Highway 21, with about 35 people in attendance. Just a little further up the road, prayer gatherings have been held for several weeks at the crusade site in Rivercane behind Hardee’s. Pastor Trevor…