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.
If you are looking for ways to enjoy the southern spring weather with your four-legged best friend, mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Bark in the Park. With everything from live music to a pet photo booth, organizers say this annual event will be just as fun for your dog as it is for you.
The Tuscaloosa Community Dancers’ annual production of The Nutcracker is always a community favorite, but the organization is about much more, year-round. Recently, TCD teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama for an outreach program, and this weekend, the group will hold its second annual Ballet & Brunch fundraising event.
An Evening of Arts ‘n Autism, an annual event benefiting Arts ‘n Autism, will be held this Thursday, November 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Harrison Galleries at 2315 University Blvd. in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Soroptimist International of Tuscaloosa is gearing up for its annual fundraiser benefiting the Priority Veteran program. Just in time for Veterans Day, “More Cash, More Cans, and Another Great Band” will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Band of Brothers Brewery beginning at 7 p.m. Soroptimist International of Tuscaloosa will be collecting donations of $5 or five non-perishable canned food items for entry into the event.
Area residents who want to help support the DCH Breast Cancer Fund will have a chance to do so by participating in a trio of upcoming “Play Pink” fundraising events hosted by The DCH Foundation.
Six NCAA championships. Four-time NCAA Coach of the Year. While those are accomplishments beyond measure, they’re in the rearview mirror now for the United Way of West Alabama’s 2017 Campaign Chairwoman, Sarah Patterson.