Community

3 DAR Good Citizens recognized
The Fort Mims Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution wishes to announce and congratulate the DAR Good Citizens at the three area high schools. The students were elected from each senior class based on qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree. The area DAR Good Citizens for 2016-17 are Bailey Colleen Lancaster, Escambia Academy; Ziah Hassani Young, Escambia County High School;…
Alzheimer’s support group begins
Comfort Care Hospice is sponsoring an Alzheimer’s support group at Atmore Nursing Center. The first meeting was held Thursday, January 5. Meetings will be held every first Thursday of the month at 4 p.m., at ANC, with the next meeting set for February 4. Caregivers may join the meetings at any time. Sandra Clements, LBSW, Comfort Care, is conducting the support group and welcomes caregivers who want emotional support and…
WCA donates $20K-plus to library, high school – Monroe County Public Library and J.U. Blacksher High School receive Christmas TITO funds
Christmas came early for Monroe County Public Library and J.U. Blacksher High School. On December 16, both organizations were presented with checks from Wind Creek Atmore’s Ticket In Ticket Out (TITO) program. Together, the donations totaled $23,712.82. When presenting the checks, WCA Property Manager Tim Ramer said, “This comes from us and our guests. We are blessed to be able to do this for you.” The TITO program allows guests…
Pop tops from Texas
Former Atmore resident Dottie Albert brought a package from Texas last time she visited Atmore. Dottie, who now resides in Country Lane Senior Community in McKinney, Texas, saw fellow resident Mary McAllister throwing away cans with pop tops still intact. She told her friend how useful the pop tops can be in fund-raising efforts. Well, when Dottie was planning a trip this way, Mary gave her several bags of pop…