Spring from the Inside: Growing Greater Well-Being

By Major General U.S. Army (RET) Paulette RisherPresident/CEO, Still Serving VeteransAs the vibrant, abundant, and live-affirming Spring emerges here in North Alabama, we turn to cleaning, planning, and planting. Life emerges and we shake off the damp grayness of winter – at least we try to. However, all too often we find ourselves going through … Continue reading Spring from the Inside: Growing Greater Well-Being

BritFit, a Holistic View of Health and Wellness

By Brittni MorenoOwner BritFitMy name is Brittni Moreno and my story begins with me moving to Huntsville, AL in 1996 with my mother who was serving in the armed forces. At the time I was the typical child whose focus did not extend beyond friends, having a good time, and eating what I wanted. Little … Continue reading BritFit, a Holistic View of Health and Wellness

Kathleen Buckner-The Magic Of Opera

By Kathleen BucknerDirector of Educational Outreach Ars Nova School of the Arts In the summer before I started high school, I was in my first opera. Ars Nova was holding auditions for the chorus, and I was already interested in taking voice lessons there, so I auditioned and (with a stroke of luck) became a … Continue reading Kathleen Buckner-The Magic Of Opera

Back to Basics

By Lisa PhilippartLPC, BCPCC, BC-TMH Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since May of 1949, and was started by the Mental Health America (MHA) organization. The purpose of Mental Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses, the realities of living with … Continue reading Back to Basics

Understanding your Homeowner’s Policy

By Todd PowersAlfa Agent, South HuntsvilleYou have just purchased the home of your dreams…now what?  You want to make sure you protect your largest investment while also safeguarding the smaller things. Your first step is understanding your policy.Alfa’s homeowner policy is a package policy, meaning there is coverage for property damage and liability coverage. There are a few … Continue reading Understanding your Homeowner’s Policy

Wellstone Emergency Center

By Karen PetersenDirector Of Development Imagine you’re sick, and your symptoms flare. But people around you aren’t familiar with your condition and have no idea how to respond. They’re terrified and call police, who take you to jail or the Emergency Department. Neither is equipped to handle your type of illness. Eventually your symptoms subside, … Continue reading Wellstone Emergency Center

Troop 400 Providing Services To The Community

By Akaose IbeajiScoutmaster Troop 400 For over 30 years, Troop 400 has worked to provide services via scouting to the youth of the low-income and public housing communities of Huntsville. Swimming is a scouting activity that our troop has always felt the most critical. According to the CDC, black children are 3-4 times to die … Continue reading Troop 400 Providing Services To The Community

Andy Schatzley Named Trash Pandas’ Second Manager, Coaches Kenny Hook, Michael Wuertz Return to Rocket City

By Aaron CherisDirector of Media RelationsThe Rocket City Trash Pandas, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Angels, today announced the on-field coaching staff for the 2022 season, led by new Manager Andy Schatzley.“I think the Trash Pandas are the best-run affiliate in baseball, and I am honored and beyond excited to get there and get started,” … Continue reading Andy Schatzley Named Trash Pandas’ Second Manager, Coaches Kenny Hook, Michael Wuertz Return to Rocket City

TAVÈ Weddings and Events

By Natasha V. VerkestOwner, Tavè Weddings and Events I am a professional wedding planner and have been in the wedding industry for over 15 years. I am proud to own and operate a woman and veteran-owned business. I served 10 years in the US Army and my husband Adam retired after 20 years of service. … Continue reading TAVÈ Weddings and Events

Spring in South Huntsville

By Katie Bosarge PattersonExecutive DirectorSouth Huntsville Main Business Association Spring has arrived in South Huntsville! We are ready for the sunshine and warmer temperatures that come with this time of year, but we know that Summer is just around the corner so let’s spend some time together outside! This is the perfect time of year … Continue reading Spring in South Huntsville