Unity in the Community

Unity festival serves families
News Staff Report While attendance may have been lower this year, the spirit of the Unity in the Community Festival was not diminished. Organizer Ruth Robinson said uniforms and school supplies were given to 221 children from more than 100 different families. “It was great to see the community come together and support our children.,” Robinson said. “We had a great, fun-filled day that wouldn’t have been possible without all…
ACF awards grant to Unity festival
News Staff Report In the latest grant cycle, Atmore Community Foundation presented a grant award to the Unity in the Community Festival. The $750 award has been matched by United Bank’s Charitable Foundation and by Community Foundation of South Alabama, bringing the amount to $2,250. ACF’s presentation was made at the beginning of Unity in the Community festivities Saturday, July 27, at Grace Fellowship. Taking part in the presentation were…
Unity Festival draws ‘nearly 1,000’ kids, parents
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Last year, it was morning thunderstorms that caused a slight drop in attendance for the Unity in the Community Festival at Grace Fellowship Church. This year, it was just the opposite that kept that number from rising. A few more children and parents than came last year braved a blistering July 28 summer sun, the effects of which were minimized only rarely by passing…
Unity in the Community Festival set for July 29
Atmore’s annual Unity in the Community Festival will take place Saturday, July 29, at Grace Fellowship Church. The free community event – jointly sponsored by Grace Fellowship, Concerned Citizens of Atmore and Brewton District Missionary Department – will begin at 11 a.m. (gates will open at 10:30 a.m.) and last until 4 p.m. at the church, located on Highway 31. The festival, which drew more than 1,000 people last year,…