April 23, 2013 by Mark
This weekend, a jury member will pick out a selection of somewhere between 60 and 80 artworks among roughly 350 entries created by close to 100 artists.
These ‘objets d’art’, which vary greatly in [Read more]
April 22, 2013 by Sarah
The Oak Mountain State Fair in conjunction with North American Midway Entertainment — the largest roving amusement park worldwide — is currently providing a fun-filled fair in the Alabaster/Pelham area. Among the attractions are carnival rides, food, games, retail vendors, and live music.
Celebrity appearances include [Read more]
March 14, 2013 by James
The Albert L. Scott Public Library in Alabaster is the venue for a workshop that assists older adults in updating and honing their job seeking skills. In partnering with Positive Maturity/AWARE (Ageing Workers are Reliable Employees), the library is [Read more]
March 13, 2013 by Mark
The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM), adjacent to Auburn University, is offering its members a special deal next week.
During the week of March 18, members will [Read more]
February 26, 2013 by Mark
Last Sunday, February 23, members of the SenioRx Prescription Drug Assistance Program were available to assist those in need at the Central Alabama Aging Consortium (CAAC), which is in proximity to several of the city’s professional stationery printing companies. Those wanting to take advantage of the opportunity were able to find an online eligibility form available for download and print from the Ageline website.
The CAAC provides free and affordable prescription medication to people who are 55 years of age or older, and whose insurance does not provide drug coverage. This group also assists individuals—of any age— who suffer from a disability and receive disability check, as well as those who fall into Medicare’s coverage gap (ages 50-59).
To meet the eligibility requirement, those who applied needed to have a yearly income of below $22, 340, while for couples the maximum amount of income could not exceed $30,260. Further, residency must be established in Autauga, Elmore, or Montgomery counties.
When a person is unable to afford the much-needed and expensive prescribed medication, the repercussions can be devastating and even life threatening. CAAC is committed to diminishing monetary anxiety, promoting healthier lifestyles, and enhancing the quality of life of Montgomery’s elderly population. This feat is accomplished by finding ways to circumvent the high cost of vital prescription medications.
SenioRx is affiliated with several state and community organizations that assist senior citizens in applying for programs sponsored by numerous pharmaceutical companies. It is worth visiting the CAAC website to find out more.
February 18, 2013 by Mark
‘Proof’ the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play will be performed at Alabaster’s South City Theatre later this week. Directed by David Auburn and produced by Clay Boyce, the play can be described as a [Read more]
January 31, 2013 by Mark
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released some good news for those in the area concerned with the greenness of Alabama this month, as it was confirmed that the air quality in Birmingham and surrounding areas – perhaps [Read more]
January 18, 2013 by James
Under the direction of art teacher Claire Caldwell, 23 Thompson Middle School (TMS) students utilized their artistic talents in an effort to inform the community about the ongoing fight against polio.
TMS partnered with [Read more]
December 26, 2012 by Mark
The primary aim of Miss Alabama USA 2013 is to instill self-confidence into the young women of Alabama. As Mary Margaret McCord from Gadsden was crowned the winner at the pageant held at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center, she [Read more]
December 1, 2012 by Mark
Christmas Wonderland on Main Street will be the theme for this year’s Christmas parade, which will be taking place today on U.S. 31 for the first time in two years.
Since 2010, the yearly parade has [Read more]