The 2022 HOTV Valentine Baskets Are Now On Sale! This year's baskets have a new look and great new items. All for only $40! ($20 is tax-deductible). This annual fundraiser benefits HOTV's Goodwill Services. Order online at http://ow.ly/8Tsa50HrS54 or call 256.350.5585.
February 11, 2022, is 211 Day. In a crisis, in a disaster, in a pandemic, 211 is here to help every person in every community get connected to available resources for finding food, paying housing bills and connecting to other essential services. For more information about 211, go here.
On 211 Day, be on the lookout for a local story highlighting someone directly impacted as a result of this amazing service.
Many people in Morgan County are in need of wheelchair ramps at their home. The Volunteer Center of Morgan County is hosting a wheelchair ramp build day, and they're looking for volunteers. For more information, or to volunteer, visit the Volunteer Center's website, or call 256.355.8628.
Ascend Performance Materials presents “The Big Deal” – a casino-style gaming night benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County. The event will be held on March 19th at Burningtree Country Club from 6-10pm.
Tickets are $30 and include dinner, two free drinks, and $500 in play money. Several large ticket items will be raffled off at the end of the evening.
Click here for more information or to puchase tickets.
The Community Free Clinic is preparing its 13th Annual Shells & Tails event. This fun event will take place on Friday, April 29th, 2022, from 6:00 PM until 9:30 PM at the beautiful Witt House in Priceville. Bring your appetite for our amazing menu featuring fresh fried catfish, fried royal red shrimp, hushpuppies, french fries, coleslaw, desserts, beer, wine, cash bar, and a selection of non-alcoholic refreshments. They will also feature live music, Natchez Trace.You can reserve a table of 8 or 10 by calling the clinic at 256-309-2491 or visiting the website.
Voted the #2 best first time sprint triathlon four years in a row, Wet Dog is a 400-meter open-water swim, followed by a 15k bike ride and a 5k run along the beautiful (and FLAT) banks of the Tennessee River at Point Mallard Water Park in Decatur.
Wet Dog is a fundraiser for Mosaic Mentoring of North Alabama, a child and family mentoring organization. Go here for more information.
The 8th Annual Turkey Trot of Morgan County will be held in downtown Decatur on Thanksgiving morning (2022). People of all ages are encouraged to participate in the 5K event, the 1 mile run/walk and the 5K Crossfit Challenge! This event benefits the United Way of Morgan County! Be on the lookout for more information as the date progresses.