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The Alabama football team will be honored for its College Football Playoff National Championship with a parade beginning at Denny Chimes and a program held on the north steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium at the Walk of Champions this Saturday, Jan. 20.

NorthRiver Yacht Club tennis and other members recently donated through the club’s “Be the Change” initiative to raise money for Secret Meals for Hungry Children – a program created by Alabama Credit Union to provide meals for children who can’t access nutritional meals during the weekend while they’re away from school. The meals are discretely slipped into the backpacks of as many hungry children as donations allow.

To learn more about Secret Meals for Hungry Children, visit secretmeals.org.

Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service partnered with the University of Alabama’s University Medical Center to develop ACTION, a program that responds to the less critical needs of the community and reduces costly hospital emergency room transports and care.

ACTION, which stands for Appropriate Care and Treatment In Our Neighborhoods, places nurse practitioners and physician assistants, social workers and behavioral health providers in appropriate response vehicles to treat 911 callers’ medical needs at the scene.

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.

And remember: If you’d like to have your event added to our online weekly calendar, just email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

If you are having trouble getting your child to do something when you ask, try this simple activity/game with your child.  Have him/her to become a member of “The First Time Club.”

This cutie pie is Vesper, and he is ready to find his forever home for the new year! Vesper is this week's Humane Society of West Alabama Pet of the Week.

The Alabama football team will be honored for its College Football Playoff National Championship with a parade beginning at Denny Chimes and a program held on the north steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium at the Walk of Champions on Saturday, Jan. 20.

The National Championship Trophy presented by Dr. Pepper, which was awarded to the Alabama Crimson Tide as national college football champions, will be on display at stores in Tuscaloosa this week. Fans will be able to view and have their photo taken with the actual 24k gold trophy that was presented on the field on Monday night.

The No. 4-ranked University of Alabama football team defeated No. 3-ranked Georgia, 26-23, on a game-winning 41-yard touchdown pass from freshman Tua Tagovailoa to freshman wide receiver DeVonta Smith Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Jan. 12-14, 2018, promises to be a star-studded weekend as The University of Alabama welcomes celebrities Mary Mary and Danny Glover to campus as part of the annual Realizing the Dream celebration.

Realizing the Dream Through Service to Others is the theme for this year’s events, hosted by UA, Stillman College, Shelton State Community College and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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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