The Shelton State Community College Foundation hosted its first annual Wine Women & Shoes event on Thursday, March 28 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The final fundraising total of $200,084.00 was announced at the Foundation’s May Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 15. All proceeds from the event will benefit Shelton State students through scholarship opportunities and support the mission of the College.

Chocolate lovers listen up: The annual Death By Chocolate Tournament is happening on May 2. Proceeds from this event benefit Family Counseling Service of Tuscaloosa, and the evening promises to be a great one.

Grace Presbyterian Church will host its 11th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, a program designed to raise awareness about hunger, on Friday, March 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall (113 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa). Tickets are available at the door.

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. 

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