When Morgan Brannon saw a problem in the world, she took action and created change for the better. She is the true definition of a Game Changer.
Watch the video, and find out how this local Girl Scout (and now Auburn student) created a small business that continues to provide educational support to girls in the Congo.
Watch the video, and find out how she preserves local history through art.
If you know Betty Sims, you'll understand why she was selected as a Game Changer!
She has truly moved the needle in our community.
George Mills was a true America hero, and we are proud to honor him as April's Game Changer.
She's contributed countless ideas that have improved not only the shelter, but also the quality of lives of animals.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we'd like to give a huge shout out to our partners at Crisis Services of North Alabama. Maria Sanchez, SyRhonda Smith and Sharita Jenkins are three team members at CSNA, who dedicate their careers to advocate and provide services to families and individuals who are victims of domestic violence.
* CSNA is a United Way Partner Agency. When you invest in United Way of Morgan County, your gift ensures domestic violence victims receive high quality, trauma-informed, comprehensive services.
Mary Jane Mitchell, from 3M, is someone you always want on your team. She's loyal, dedicated and has a servant's heart. We're proud to honor her as this month's #GameChanger.
Check out the video, and see for yourself how the community is better because of Mary Jane.
Stay Tuned for December's Game Changer!
The Game Changer Award is designed to honor hometown heroes who are tirelessly working to make Morgan County a better place, largely without recognition. Margaret MacIlveen was one such hero. Margaret MacIlveen was a Game Changer in the lives of so many foster children and foster families throughout Morgan County. Her passion was legendary and her kindness unrivaled.
Ms. Etta Freeman is the very definition of a Game Changer.
Celebrating her 104th birthday in July 2021, she is wealth of knowledge and wisdom wrapped in a fiery package. Her enthusiasm for life is infectious.
She has a heart for helping people. She begins her days with a smile and one thing on her mind, "Who can I help today?" As an educator, Ms. Freeman took care of her students, and nurtured them as her own. She would sew clothes for those who had none, and made sure that her students had what they needed to learn.
We are proud to honor Ms. Etta Freeman as a Game Changer in this community.
Amanda Godsey, and her two daughters, Olivia Gillette and Sloan Sittason, use their time, talent and treasure every day to impact the youth of our community.
These three Hartselle City Schools educators are everyday heroes, and we're proud to honor them as Game Changers in Morgan County.
For 47 years, Jerry Shumake (aka The Candy Man) has been bringing joy to local children. His giving nature and compassionate heart continue to inspire others. He is a true Game Changer, and this community is better because of him.
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