City of Pell Bulletin | Community
Good morning all. It’s hard to believe this year is half over. Time flies so quickly, especially for us middle-aged people. However, for young people it usually goes slowly.
Happy Birthday to Asa Warren, Chris Venkler, Miranda Waldrop, April Andrews, Carter Alvis, Josh Manning, Jonathan Cook, Cindy Hollis Luby, Rory Cochran, Luke Carr, Abby Martin, Kensley Evans, Adam Newton, Ray Pack, Margaret Thomason, Corey Clark, Brady Hart, Devin Fields, Bryant Germany, Leah Black, Bradley Callahan, Mike Harris, Terri Kelly, Dorothy Tidwell, Virginia Tidwell, Jud Alverson, Whitney Smith, Elana Weems, Carol Chism, Amy Drinkwater, Willie Shumate, Callie Williams, Paul Miller, Alex Duck and Briana Woolsey.
Kudos to those celebrating their weddings in June including Jane and Bill Gray, Jerry and Lillian Dill, Robert and Becky Sims, Jimmy and Doris Dill Stevens, Jack and Gail Brown, and James and Melissa Craft Causey. Special blessings to those celebrating their marriage.
The Pell City Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is proud to present a $ 1,000 scholarship to Victory Christian School, senior graduate Riley Chasteen. Riley will attend Jefferson State Community College in the fall and transfer to the University of Alabama. She is interested in pursuing studies in communication and believes this field would be of great benefit to any career path she chooses.
The Hometown Block Party will take place this Saturday, June 5 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. You’re invited to downtown Pell City for an evening of family entertainment with live music, over 100 vendors, and a kids’ block. Free entry. Entertainment will include The WingNuts, Kudzu, The Leverton Brothers, Jamison Taylor’s School of Music and Highway 77.
The CEPA Acting Master Class (Ages 12-17) Spotlight 2021 Summer Drama Camp will be held June 12-23, Monday to Friday, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Showcase: Friday July 23 at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.pellcitycepa.com.
Victory Church will be holding its Holiday Bible School (VBS) from June 14-16. It will be for grades 1 to 5. Eden Westside Baptist Church (Eden Campus) will be holding its VBS from June 7 to 11.
The launch of PC Library Summer Reading was so much fun. If you weren’t able to participate, it’s not too late to join the program. You can register online at www.pellcitylibrary.com. All programs will be virtual and posted on the library’s Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Balk Rock Amateur Radio Club is hosting a retail sale in Boston, the proceeds of which are used to improve communications in emergencies and throughout the year for St. Clair Co. and surrounding areas. To order or for more information, email: [email protected] or call 205-401-6142 or 205-427-1469. Pick up at PC 19th Street Rec Hall on Saturday June 26th.
After enjoying a hot cup of coffee in the morning, what can be done with all the used coffee grounds? Throwing them away only creates additional waste to be disposed of later. Instead of aiming for the trash can, shoot directly at the garden. There are several creative ways to reuse coffee grounds in the garden. Not only does coffee fuel you, it can fuel your plants as well. It can be used for mulching and composting. Coffee grounds contain essential nutrients for plant growth. These nutrients include nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. (St. Clair County Extension Bulletin). Well, who knew?
Mother’s Day just ended and Father’s Day is coming soon, so I thought it was a good time to get some parenting advice from Dr. Wallace. First, 10 Statements Parents Should Eliminate: 1. Because I Said. 2. What’s wrong with you? 3. Shut up! 4. You are older, you should know better. 5. How many times have I told you…? 6. No ifs and buts on this subject! 7. What now? 8. When I was your age … 9. Now you listen to me! 10. I don’t want to hear about it anymore. Wow, I know how many times I’ve been guilty. And you? Now 10 Statements You Should Say More: 1. I love you. 2. Give me a big hug. 3. You did a great job! 4. Thank you for your help. 5. Please tell me about it. 6. Yes, I will go to your game (with a smile). 7. You are really pretty! 8. I love your new friend. 9. You make me feel good. 10. Mom and Dad are proud of you! Do you think it can make a difference? Try. Definitely, you will feel better and make a change in you which in turn will make a difference in your child.
God bless you. I pray that this year will bring blessings, good health, peace and joy to all of you. Please pray daily for our country and its leaders. Have a blessed and safe week and call me at 338-7746 for any news. You can also send an email to [email protected]