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Recent Articles
  • Holidays in the Valley Concert: Benefiting Academy for Learning

    Come enjoy a fun, music-filled event. Featuring local artists like Alyssa Slocum, The Retrovales, Soule Xpressions, Twickenham Jazz and Swing Band, Ricky Miller and the Shifts, and classical artists from Valley Conservatory. Food and drinks provided. Donations accepted at door. Founded in 1998 by Dr. Collins, Academy for Learning is a non-profit community program that serves children from the ages 3 weeks to 12 years of age. We assist parents by providing services based on their ability to pay, and […]

  • Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama seeking new members

    We’re 2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better […]

  • Jeni Hankins Concert benefiting NAMI Huntsville

    Jeni Hankins, a talented singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and flat-foot dancer, performed over the weekend at the United Church of Huntsville.  The benefit concert raised critical funds for NAMI Huntsville, the Huntsville affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI Huntsville offers important programs for the mentally ill and for their families, in the form of support groups, speakers, community resources, even lobbying efforts. Funds from the concert will be used to train additional volunteers for programs like “Family to […]

  • James Clemens High School to host a Color Run to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

    MADISON, Ala. — James Clemens High School will hold a color run tomorrow to raise funds for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event is open to everyone so lace up your shoes and come walk, jog or run for this wonderful cause. The My School Color Run is an untimed fun run/walk featuring a 5K Race, 1-mile Fun Run, & 100-yard Toddler Dash. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they’ll be doused in color and end […]

  • Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center hosts 2017 Christmas Craft Show

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The folks at the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center are getting ready to host their 2017 Christmas Craft Show! Crafted items made by seniors will available for sale, including handmade quilts,  jewelry, pottery, wood items, paintings, needlecraft, stuffed toys, and of course there will be a bake sale!  A snack bar will be open serving breakfast and lunch. The Christmas Craft Show is free to attend on November 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on […]

  • The Pathfinder provides residential rehabilitation program for men battling drug and alcohol addiction

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Pathfinder, Inc. is a residential rehabilitation facility certified by the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation that provides services to individuals who suffer from the disease of addiction and have a desire for recovery. The Pathfinder program provides clients with an alcohol and drug-free environment, food, shelter and other basic needs of everyday living. Clients receive individual and group counseling regarding their addiction, as well as independent living skills training, voluntary spiritual counseling, transportation […]

  • Arab Musical Theatre Presents “Sweet Charity”

    Arab High School Musical Theater has a great show for you to check out. Sweet Charity‘s performances are scheduled for November 9th, 10th, and 11th at 7:00 p.m. The musical is described as a being inspired by Federico Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria. It explores the turbulent love life of Charity Hope Valentine, a hopelessly romantic but comically unfortunate dance hall hostess in New York City. With a tuneful, groovy, mid-1960s score by Cy Coleman, sparkling lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and a hilarious […]

  • Center for Elder Care receives recognition for excellence in care

    The Center for Elder Care was established in 2009 with the goal of providing new, innovative and comprehensive model care for adults over the age of 65. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (Washington DC) has recognized the Huntsville location for excellence in care. Center of Elder care is located at 3007 Memorial Parkway SW, STE B  Huntsville  (256)799-2500

  • Still Serving Veterans non-profit is on a mission to serve and honor our military

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Still Serving Veterans (SSV) is an Alabama-based Veterans’ service organization whose mission is to serve and honor Veterans and their families, transitioning military, and members of the Guard and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employment and the Veteran benefits they have earned. Since the organization started in 2006, they have assisted over 50,000 Veterans with securing meaningful employment, or the veteran benefits they have earned. All services are provided at no charge. The organization is […]

  • Iron Horse Bluegrass Education Benefit Concert for Music & Art Education Programs

    Union Hall Music and Arts is hosting an event to benefit music education this month. The Iron Horse Bluegrass benefit concert will take place November 16 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. It’s going to be at the Limestone County Event Center, located at 114 W. Pryor St. in Athens, AL. Tickets are $10 and Free for children under 12.    

  • Shop and save for a great cause at the Belk Fall Charity Sale this weekend!

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Local non-profits rely on fundraisers to support much of the work they do in the community. One of those fund-raisers is a semi-annual sale you wont want to miss. Belk’s Fall Charity Sale year will take place Saturday, November 4 from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. in your local Belk stores. The four-hour, in-store shopping event is a fundraising tool for participating organizations that sell $5 tickets to their supporters. Customers can take advantage of special in-store discounts […]

  • Sepsis: What you need to know

    Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. Sepsis occurs when chemicals released into the bloodstream to fight the infection trigger inflammatory responses throughout the body. This inflammation can trigger a cascade of changes that can damage multiple organ systems, causing them to fail. If sepsis progresses to septic shock, blood pressure drops dramatically, which may lead to death. Anyone can develop sepsis, but it’s most common and most dangerous in older adults or those with weakened immune systems. […]

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