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Recent Articles
  • 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. 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, 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

  • NEACA Christmas Craft Show this weekend at the Von Braun Center (South Hall)

    Since 1973, NEACA (North East Alabama Craftmen’s Association)  has promoted the study, appreciation, enjoyment and preservation of original handicrafts. The goal of our non-profit organization is to encourage craftsmen to continue and improve their crafts through workshops, meetings and craft shows. To date, there are nearly 100 individuals registered as members of NEACA offering a wide range of handicrafts. Christmas Craft show will feature needlework, ceramics, flower arrangements, jewelry, decorated and hand-woven baskets, pottery, stained glass, clothes, toys, woodwork and other items. December […]

  • The Catholic Center of Concern offers a variety of services to families in the Tennessee Valley

    Catholic Center of Concern provides direct emergency assistance to families confronting the loss of housing or utility services due to some financial crisis in the home. Additionally, the Center is able to provide assistance in securing prescription medication for those dealing with life threatening illnesses when other resources are not available. Also, they maintain a small clothing room, where articles are distributed without cost to families in need. They provide these assistance to families and individuals in Madison, Limestone, Winston, Franklin, Morgan, […]

  • Humbug! A Christmas Carol

    “Humbug! A Christmas Carol” is a musical retelling of the classic Dicken’s story. It features 16 original tunes which are guaranteed to keep you humming, and to get you firmly in the holiday spirit! Don’t believe it? Humbug! Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts,  112 2nd Ave. NE, Decatur AL 25601 November 30th – December 2nd  shows at 7 PM (matinee on Dec. 2nd @ 2 PM) Tickets $18 and $15 (students & seniors) Reserve your tickets at or call […]

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