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Head Start/Early Head Start, a division of Community Service Programs of West Alabama (CSP), Inc. follows the national requirement of reserving and serving 10 percent of its enrollment to include children with disabilities; including but not limited to physical, hearing, visual, emotional, speech and health impairments.
Head Start staff work with local school districts and community agencies to make sure that the special needs of all children are met. Within 45 days of enrollment into the program, each child will complete developmental, speech and language, hearing and vision screenings.
This sweetie baby is Jared, a 2-year-old male boxer/terrier mix. Jared is this week’s Humane Society of West Alabama Pet of the Week.
Attention, area teachers: The Community Foundation of West Alabama is currently offering $500 grants for area classroom teachers.
Here’s wishing all our Druid City Living readers a great week, filled with all kinds of outstanding local events. Get out, get involved, and above all else: Have fun.
Enjoy your week, T-Town. And ROLL TIDE!
More than 4,400 eighth graders will get a hands-on look at high-paying jobs in West Alabama this week, as Worlds of Work, a one-of-a-kind career expo will be held October 12 and 13 at Shelton State Community College’s Martin Campus. High school students are also invited to attend WOW Varsity with their parents, allowing them to explore career opportunities.
The seventh annual Tuscaloosa Comedy Café is set for Oct. 17 at the Bryant Conference Center, and organizers of the event, a fundraiser for Youth for Christ Tuscaloosa, are excited to share YFC’s mission with attendees.
Each year, The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama honors “civic giants” that have made an impact on the quality, livability, and economic progress of our community. The Civic Hall of Fame was born during The Chamber’s 100th anniversary year in 2000 and is designed to honor exceptional citizens who have made significant, long-term contributions to the overall development of Tuscaloosa County. With this class, 108 citizens will have been inducted as members of the Hall of Fame.
The City of Tuscaloosa will host a “tech-or-treat” event on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa Gateway Innovation and Discovery Center, located at 2614 University Blvd East.
Planning ahead for disasters can be the difference between going out of business and running a successful one. As many as 40 percent of businesses never recover after a disaster. Get your campus, business, faith-based organization and community organization prepared for an emergency. Join Weather Ready Nation and sign up for Ready Business Workshop.