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

Did You Know?

By Bev Capps, District Executive Director, Heart of the Valley YMCA The YMCA has worked with Ditto Landing and Operation Green Team for a number of years as part of a YMCA Togetherhood program. The purpose of the Togetherhood Project is to invite YMCA members to activate their social responsibility by participating in the Y's … Continue reading Did You Know?

Project Share: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

By COL (ret) John OlshefskiSenior Vice PresidentCustomer Care Huntsville Utilities A local grandmother on a fixed income needed to take in her three grandchildren. The additional financial strain of taking care of her grandchildren made it difficult to make ends meet. Thanks to your donations, Project Share was able to cover a portion of her … Continue reading Project Share: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

To Boldly Go

Elisa A. FerrellHuntsville City Schools Presidentand Board Representative District 3 Back in the day, when all my children were still living at home, I had four boys and one girl all under one roof. Over the years I have seen more than my fair share of Disney movies, PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, superhero movies … Continue reading To Boldly Go