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Plethora of pancakes
There may have been a record number of folks who came out for Trinity Episcopal Church’s Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, February 28. Good food – plenty of pancakes and sausage – and good fellowship made for a great evening. Shown are, from left, cooks Floyd Adams and Carl Madison, and Bob Coleman. All are part of the Men of Trinity which hosts the supper each year.
Y’s first powerlifting event a success
Atmore Area YMCA held its first powerlifting fundraiser on Saturday, February 25. Thirteen individuals competed in several weight classes, with two high school students taking part. The competitors hefted more than five tons of steel during the event, proceeds from which went to help fund various Y programs. Some notes from the competition: * Total weight lifted by all competitors (MAX lift in each event): 10,495 pounds. * The only…
Pond workshop set
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is holding a seminar on recreational pond management later this month. The subject matter will vary from water quality and fertilization to stocking and vegetation management considerations. The seminar will be held Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m., at the Extension building, 175 Ag-Science Drive, Suite D, Brewton. Please note: There is no cost to attend the seminar but registration is required. To register, please contact…
WCH Facebook contest to benefit charities
Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) is giving area non-profit organizations an opportunity to win a share of $125,000. This contest will run in tandem with the Wind Creek Multimillion Dollar Winner’s Express promotion kicking off April 1st. Entering is simple: Go to any Facebook page for Wind Creek Wetumpka, Wind Creek Montgomery, Wind Creek Atmore or Wind Creek Hospitality through March 17, 2017. Submit a short video describing your organization and how…
Reading at RPES
The Cat in the Hat made a special visit to Rachel Patterson Elementary School Thursday, March 2, as a part of the national celebration of his creator’s birthday, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. For 20 years, the National Education Association has used the occasion of Seuss’ birthday to encourage children to read. The first week of March has been designated as Read Across America Week. At Rachel…