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Recent Articles
  • Free Health & Wellness Fair in Decatur Saturday

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — The United Way of Morgan County will be hosting a free Health and Wellness Fair in Decatur this weekend. The fair will be held on Jan 20 at Ingalls Harbor Pavilion from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Local companies that specialize in health-related equipment, products and services will be on hand to share information about their products and services. In addition, participants can get their blood pressure checked and have their children fingerprinted. The goal of this […]

  • HAWS: Helping Animals Without Shelter aims to educate pet owners about keeping animals warm

    As freezing temperatures grip much of the country, we continue to hear numerous stories of pets freezing to death after being left outside. That’s why a local group continues to work to help ensure the safety of animals in the community. Helping Animals Without Shelter or HAWS is a group from Huntsville that aims to help animals survive the elements. Lisa Shedd with HAWS said the most it is important for pet owners to know how to keep their pets […]

  • Huntsville Art League 25th Annual “Collector’s Draw” taking place

    “Collector’s Draw” has been Huntsville Art League’s premier event for art collectors for over 25 years, and the organization’s top fundraiser.  Artists across the Tennessee Valley contribute works of art valued at $175 and up to $300, or more.   The artwork could be paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry, or handmade furniture. Tickets are on sale for $110.  These make fantastic Christmas gifts for friends and family!  This year’s Draw will be on February 11th. The ticket guarantees each holder a piece of art.  Huntsville Art League collects artwork […]

  • Preparing your home for a senior holiday guest matters

      If you’re doing any hosting over the holidays, chances are at least one of your guests will be an older loved one. As you make your preparations there are a few things to consider to help ensure your loved one has a wonderful and safe time. Brookdale Senior Living is the nation’s largest senior living provider and they have experience making a home safer for older loved ones. Preparing your home for a senior holiday guest matters because it is […]

  • The Cornerstone Initiative–Changing Lives, Changing Communities

    The Cornerstone Initiative is a Christian Community Development organization that addresses material, educational, spiritual, and relational poverty in the community of Huntsville. Their mission is to assist neighbors in working together to develop their own community. For more information on this non-profit contact (256) 694-5393.

  • 2017 Rocket City Classic set to take place December 19th at the VBC

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Basketball fans rejoice. The Rocket City Classic returns to the Valley for the second year in a row. This year’s game is a double-header. UAH will face off against Shorter at 5:15 p.m. at the VBC. The Crimson Tide will then take on Mercer at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the VBC Box Office, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online here. Tickets include admission to both games. The event is being presented by the Huntsville Airport. […]

  • Christmas in Dixie Ultimate Elvis Tribute with Shawn Klush and Cody Slaughter

    Venue: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall (VBC) December 16, 2017 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Benefiting the Association of the United States Army. www.ausa.org Special guests include: Riley Jenkins, Former Members of JD Summer & The Stamps Quartet (Donnie Summer), Ed Hill, Bill Baize, Larry Strickland), and Dan Lentino & The Fabulous Ambassadors Band. *Subject to Change TICKET PRICES: $60, $50 & $40 TICKET INFO: Tickets are available at the VBC Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. […]

  • Be a United Way Elf! Help During the Holidays

    This is a busy time of the year for United Way and its partner agencies and they need extra hands. You could be helping at CASA’s North Pole location to get holiday resources ready for seniors and homebound (need to be able to lift, bend, and squat for this one) on December 15th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – two shifts are available.  You’ll meet at the United Way building at 701 Andrew […]

  • Heels for HEALS — A Step in the Right Direction

    The “Heels for HEALS” shoe drive was initiated in 2005 by a HEALS, Inc. staff member who noticed many of the children wearing shoes too small, too large, or in such poor condition they were unfit to wear to school. Upon her concern, immediate action was taken to create this beneficial and rewarding program for HEALS patients. Now, not only does HEALS provide children with a free and caring medical home, they give away a brand new pair of athletic […]

  • Ashely’s HomeStore “Basket Brigade” is collecting donations for the needy

    Help feed needy families in the community by giving them a Christmas Holiday Season Basket with a pre-cooked turkey and all the trimmings. A basket for donations will be available in the front of the Ashley HomeStore and monetary donations will be accepted at the welcome center. Donations can include Cranberry Sauce, Yams, Cornbread stuffing, green beans, macaroni and cheese, rolls, brownie or cake mix. Volunteers are also needed to help deliver the baskets, call or stop by Ashley HomeStore […]

  • United Way of Madison County connects between those in need of help and those who can help

    Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That’s why United Way’s work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: education, helping children and youth achieve their potential-income,  promoting financial stability and independence, health, improving people’s health. Community impact is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of […]

  • Peace on Earth: A Holiday Spectacular with Special Guest Ruben Studdard

    Peace on Earth returns! The 2017 Holiday Spectacular features UAH Departments of Music and Theatre, Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, and Huntsville Community Chorus. Special Guest: American Idol Winner, Ruben Studdard! At the Von Braun Center, Friday, December 1st, 7:30pm. Tickets are $10.00