Civic Groups

Boy Scouts Honor Mobile Oncologist

April 30, 2021
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The Boy Scouts of America Mobile Council recently honored Eagle Scout Dr. Kenneth E. Ellingwood at its annual Golden Eagle Event. All funds raised through the event benefits ongoing programs provided by the local council. Ellingwood is a radiation therapy oncologist at Urology & Oncology Specialists PC in Mobile. After moving to the city in…

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Alabama Power Foundation Donates to Social Justice Scholarship

April 30, 2021
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The Alabama Power Foundation has announced a donation to the University of South Alabama’s Leadership in Social Justice and Perseverance Scholarship. The undisclosed amount will be matched dollar-for-dollar through the Mitchell Moulton Scholarship Initiative at the university. “The Alabama Power Foundation is proud to partner with the University of South Alabama, 100 Black Men of…

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Advance The Dream Opening New Office in Prichard

April 30, 2021
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People United to Advance the Dream Mobile, Inc. is celebrating its new office space at 229 South Wilson Avenue in Prichard with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 7 at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served and a live saxophonist will be on hand. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP at email by May…

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Women’s Resource Center to Host Run and Art Walk Event

April 23, 2021
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The Women’s Resource Center of Mobile is hosting a 5K/1-mi. run and art walk at Semmes Honor Park on May 1 at 8 a.m. The race includes 5K and 1-mi. courses with an art walk and other post-race activities. Proceeds benefit the faith-based nonprofit.

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Biking Benefit for The Core Project

March 26, 2021
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Local 70-year-old Jerre Brimer will bike 1,000 mi. between Miami and Mobile as a fundraiser to benefit Mobile-based nonprofit The CORE Project, Inc., which provides comprehensive care for individuals with special needs. Brimer will start his journey in Miami on May 1 with an anticipated arrival at The CORE Project on Hitt Road on May…

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Local Student Wins Gold Girl Scout Award

March 26, 2021
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Megan Stewart, who has been a Girl Scout with Troop 8306 in Bay Minette for 13 years, was recently awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn, according to GulfCoastNewsToday.com. Stewart earned her Bronze Award at Delta Elementary in fifth grade as a Junior Scout and her…

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South Baldwin Chamber Foundation Fundraiser Tomorrow

March 12, 2021
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The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce Foundation is holding its 2021 BBQ & Blues Cook-Off on March 13 at Heritage Park in Downtown Foley. Tickets are free for children under 10 and $10 for others. Fully cooked Boston Butts from Summerdale’s L.A. BBQ are being sold for onsite pickup for $30. All proceeds benefit the…

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Baller Dream Foundation Installs Board Members

February 26, 2021
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The Baller Dream Foundation recently announced its first two board of directors, Lenise Ligon and Steven Carey, representing the Central Gulf Coast. Since 2008, Lenise Ligon has been lead anchorwoman for FOX10, and Steven Carey is a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and owner of a Certa Pro Painters franchise in Mobile. The two join…

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North Baldwin Education Fundraiser Coming Up

February 26, 2021
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The Heritage Junior Women’s Club and North Baldwin Coalition for Excellence in Education are hosting the Annual Chili Cook-Off and the Chilly 5K & 1Mile Fun Run on February 27 in Bay Minette. Proceeds will benefit the coalition, an education foundation formed to support eight schools that feed Baldwin County High School, GulfCoastNewsToday.com explains. The…

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Autism and Rehab Center Holding Playground Fundraiser

February 26, 2021
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The American Autism and Rehabilitation Center in Daphne is hosting its “Warrior Challenge” fundraiser throughout March. The virtual challenge involves walking or running 31, 65 or 100 mi. anywhere and anytime throughout the month. Distance can be tracked with a smartwatch or app. Registered participants will join a private Facebook group for daily encouragement. A…

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