ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES NORTH ALABAMA RESIDENTS TO JOIN THE 2022 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON Oct. 1 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is World’s Largest Event Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Care, Support, and Research The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting North Alabama residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Big Spring Park East, 200 Church St SW, Huntsville, AL … Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES NORTH ALABAMA RESIDENTS TO JOIN THE 2022 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON Oct. 1 

Huntsville’s Office of Community Development How You Can Help

By Frances AkridgeCity Council Representative District 2 I call our city’s Office of Community Development the office of Tough Love and Compassion: TL&C. The officers of Community Development are infamous for enforcing the city code for minimum building standards. These are some the violations to city code for minimum standards: peeling paint, rotting trim, junk … Continue reading Huntsville’s Office of Community Development How You Can Help

Kick off your Independence Day Celebration at Ditto Landing

Saturday June 25 from 6pm – 9pmFREE EVENT for the whole family By Hilary Gould Executive Director, CCYRand Brandi Quick Executive Director, Ditto Landing Ditto Landing’s Independence Day Celebration is Saturday June 25. Gates open at 5pm with live music beginning at 6pm and Star 99’s Fireworks Display at 9pm. This free admission event features all of … Continue reading Kick off your Independence Day Celebration at Ditto Landing

Southeast Family YMCA Togetherhood Project

By Kathy ParikhBoard ChairSoutheast Family YMCA On May 7th, the Southeast Family YMCA sponsored a Clean-Up at Ditto Landing as a Togetherhood Project. Togetherhood is the YMCA’s Signature Program for Social Responsibility.   The event was a huge success!  About 125 volunteers, of all ages, from all parts of the City and County participated. Volunteers collected 100+ bags … Continue reading Southeast Family YMCA Togetherhood Project

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

Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

By: Emily Rodrick and Megan Nivens-TannettFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy According to Americans for the Arts, students who take 4 years of arts score 150 points higher on SAT than students who only take ½ year or less. Low-income students highly engaged in arts are 138% more likely to graduate highschool and twice as … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

By Monique Griffin, Principal and CFOHuntsville College Preparatory SchoolAnd Isaac Griffin – COO and Vice Principal Huntsville College Preparatory School, formerly known as Huntsville Achievement School is a nonprofit private school, serving children with learning differences in the heart of Huntsville for over 14 years. Our student body includes students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, … Continue reading Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

Christmas Charities Year Round

By Hilary Gould –Executive Director In 1949, Milton K. Cummings founded the organization known today as Christmas Charities Year Round, to provide clothing and Christmas gifts for the farming families whose crops were destroyed by a boll weevil infestation.  Fast forward 72 years, and CCYR continues to provide for the those in need throughout the … Continue reading Christmas Charities Year Round

South Huntsville Main Business Association

By Katie Bosarge-PattersonExecutive Director The Holiday season is upon us!  Our Annual Cookie Crunch and Small Business Saturday helped us kick off the Holiday season last month, and now it’s in full swing! Our businesses are welcoming shoppers as they look for that perfect gift to go under the tree. You can find everything you … Continue reading South Huntsville Main Business Association

Give an Hour

By Lisa Philippart, LPC BCPCC, BC-TMH I am so pleased and proud to be a part of and serve with the Give an Hour organization.  For the past 4 years I have been available to provide an hour of free mental health counseling per week to a veteran, retiree, or military family member. Give an … Continue reading Give an Hour