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Children’s of Alabama honored The University of Alabama Dance Marathon program today for donating more than $1 million to the hospital over a seven-year period by presenting the organization with a recognition plaque on the Pillars of the Community display in the hospital.

Krystal recently reopened its McFarland Boulevard location – a new prototype store with enhanced drive-through functionality. It’s the first Krystal of its kind in Alabama. Now, the company is giving back to the community.

The University of Alabama will honor 20 female trailblazers during the 1893 Jubilee Dinner that will be held at the John and Ann Rhoades Softball Stadium this Friday, Sept. 7, at 6:30 p.m.

The 1893 Jubilee Dinner is the signature event of the University’s 125 Years of Women yearlong celebration of the contributions UA women have made to the campus, nation and world.

While Memphis may be the home of the blues, Tuscaloosa will share that designation during Alabama Blues Week, July 9-15. 

The week of blues concerts, informational sessions, and master classes for select students is a collaboration between the Alabama Blues Project, The University of Alabama School of Music, College of Continuing Studies, and the Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports Commission.

Throughout childhood, children face changes at home and at school. These changes can be small and go unnoticed, or they can be life-changing. Beginning preschool or kindergarten is a transition that holds many changes for children. The importance of parents' involvement in their child’s transition from home to school cannot be stressed enough. With the support of a caring parent, this transition can be a positive experience for a child, giving him or her a sense of self-confidence and accomplishment.  Here are a few tips on helping your child make a successful transition from home to school:

A person can bleed to death in five minutes from a traumatic injury. Bystanders’ actions to quickly stop the bleeding can save a life before professional emergency responders arrive. 

“Service to Man” is a drama that chronicles the bond between a pair of medical students – one white, one black – at Meharry Medical College, a small school in Tennessee, during the turbulence and violence of the civil rights movement in 1968. It was also shot entirely in the Tuscaloosa area.

The Community Foundation of West Alabama has awarded the second annual Elois Zeanah Endowed Scholarship to two local students. Price McGiffert, Jr. of the University of Alabama and Valentyna Trull of Judson College are the 2017 recipients.

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will present the musical “Fourscore and Seven Years Ago” at the Bama Theatre on January 23, 2018. A production of the professional ensemble ArtsPower, the show is part of the Bama Fanfare educational series at the theatre.

Reading to your children is a wonderful family activity. If you'd like to encourage your children to read more, here are some tips.

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Druid City Living (DCL) is Tuscaloosa, Alabama's premier community newspaper, covering the great people, places and activities of the area.

 

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