On Thursday, Oct. 18, FOCUS On Recovery hosted its largest annual fundraising event. This year, the gala was themed “An Evening of Art Focused on Recovery” – and it included a silent auction featuring an array of original art works from various local artists as well as FOCUS residents.

Live music, craft beer, catered food…the 4th annual “Putting the Pub in Public Radio” has everything you need to enjoy a fall weekend in Tuscaloosa.

Sponsored by the Board of the Friends of WUAL, the event will take place 2 to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Druid City Brewing Company, in the Parkview Plaza shopping center.

The 25th annual Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger food drive kicked off Monday, Oct. 1, at The University of Alabama and will run through Nov. 15. The drive collects food donations for the West Alabama Food Bank.

Just in time for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The DCH Foundation is hosting its annual Play Pink events Oct. 9-12. Benefitting The DCH Breast Cancer Fund, this trio of events offers Tuscaloosa community members three different ways to get involved and support the cause. 

The Junior League of Tuscaloosa (JLT) will host Dinner at Your Door on Thursday, October 4, 2018. This signature fundraiser allows community members to support their local Junior League through the purchase of a dinner for four donated by local restaurants and businesses.

The 16th annual Canine Classic 5K road race to benefit the Humane Society of West Alabama will be held on Saturday, Sept.15, at Kentuck Park.This is a major fundraiser for HSWA, a local non-profit that seeks to help area animals.

Those who had the chance to meet Jimmy Welborn knew a man who cared deeply for his community and worked hard. From the time he opened his first local Piggly Wiggly store in the area, in 1998, Welborn worked hard to grow his business, which now includes four of the family-owned grocery stores in Tuscaloosa and Northport. 

The kids who choose to participate in the Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon are making a huge impact on other children in need in the Tuscaloosa community. Hundreds of children are expected to swim, bike, and run to the finish line at Lake Lurleen State Park on May 19.

Tuscaloosa golfers – professionals and novices alike – are gearing up once again to support the mission of Tuscaloosa Youth for Christ. The group’s annual Legacy Golf Challenge will begin at noon on May 10 at the NorthRiver Yacht Club. 

Hi, DCL readers! It’s me, Liz. I swear I haven’t gone away forever – but life is busy. However, I do take time out for chocolate. Did the headline alone get your attention? Thought so. Yep, this is an actual thing that’s happening here in Tuscaloosa this week. You can eat chocolate *and* help Family Counseling Service at the same time. Win/Win.

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