By SHERRY DIGMON
The air was frigid Thursday night, November 17, as the Atmore Parent Resource Fair was held at Boxcar Willie on Ridgeley Street. Vendors were set up to distribute literature and inform parents and others about their services.
The event was organized by Marlo Young, M.S., Mental Health Service Coordinator for the Escambia County School System.
“Approximately eighty-five people participated and visited the Parent Resource Fair,” Young said. “Overall I felt the event was a success and went really well, despite the cold weather. I got a lot of great feedback from participants and I look forward to this being a great annual event.”
Vendors included Regional Autism Network; Southwest Alabama Behavioral Healthcare Systems; Passage USA; Purelife Pharmacy; SPRAG (Single Parent Raising A Gift); RAPC (Rural Alabama Prevention Center); Prima Girl; Concerned Citizens Of Atmore; Atmore Community Alliance; Children’s Policy Council; Escambia County Sheriff’s Office; Monica L. Pierre-Louis, LPC, Entouch Counseling; Women’s Resource Center; Atmore Public Library; Atmore Police Department; Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry; Child Advocacy Center; J & M Concessions; DJ RR Russell Robinson