Scramble For Life: a benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Genny Williams, Associate Broker, X-tra Living at eXp Realty, is hosting “Scramble For Life: a benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society” at The Meadows Golf Course at Harpersville, AL on Friday, April 9, as part of her campaign for “Woman of the Year” for LLS.


The cost to register a two-person scramble team is $300, and the winner will receive $500 in prize money! All skill levels are welcome. There will also be additional prizes and awards throughout the day. Course fees, cart, refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee.


The first round will start at 8 am and the second round begins at 1 pm. We will have lunch at noon.


Call Ericka Thurston at (601) 506-7905 to register your team today!


All proceeds will go to Genny Williams’ campaign for LLS “Woman of the Year.” Many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients, but are also now used to treat patients with rare forms of stomach and skin cancers and are in clinical trials for patients with lung, brain, breast, pancreatic and prostate cancers. And LLS funded drugs like targeted therapies and immunotherapies are now saving thousands of lives every day.


We really are getting close to our goal of a world without blood cancers!


All donations are greatly appreciated and tax deductible. They’ll not only support LLS research, but patient services, advocacy, public and professional education, and community services as well.


Visit to learn more about Genny Williams’ campaign and the incredible work the LLS id doing!


Call Ericka Thurston at (601) 506-7905 to register your two-person scramble team for April 9 today!

Spring cleaning? These 7 Birmingham charities are taking donations

kings home donation
Several charities around Birmingham have donation bins. Photo via King’s Home Facebook

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, so I think we can call it and say Spring is here! And with Spring comes spring cleaning. Keep reading to see where you can donate old clothes, furniture, and other household items in Birmingham.

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Local high school student honors his father’s legacy + creates organization to assist cancer patients

The Cool Cat Club
Founder of the Cool Cat Club Peter Anella with team members Amalia Trujillo, Tanner Gray and Hall Welborn. Photo courtesy of Peter Anella

Most of us spent the long months of quarantine shutdowns and self-isolating binging “Selling Sunset” or searching Pinterest recipes for how to make bread in a mason jar. Peter Anella, however, a high school student at Oak Mountain, and three of his friends were brainstorming a concept to help alleviate the pain, stress, and even financial burden of cancer patients. The Cool Cat Club is making the heavy battle against cancer a little lighter and you can help too.

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3 reasons your organization should raise money with the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in 2020


Areal View of Mercedes Benz Marathon Racers
Are those runners or ants? It’s hard to tell from this high up… Photo provided by Endurance Imaging.

‘Tis the season of giving, so why not raise money for your favorite charity or nonprofit organization? On Feb 14-16, 2020, the 19th annual Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend will commence. The weekend of running events gives the Birmingham community the chance to come together and raise money for a charity of their choosing. 

So, lace up your running shoes and keep on reading for everything you need to know about getting your organization involved in the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend. 

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October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm 10:00 pm

Dog & Beer Lovers UNITE! Come celebrate in Oktoberfest fashion, Hand in Paw style, with your furry friend by your side! Drink local beer, participate in the popular doggie costume contest, get a drawing of your pup, and so much more all while supporting Hand in Paw. $20 TICKET GETS YOU: – one beer ticket – entry into the pet costume contest – entry into the stein hoist contest – access to 2 doggie caricature artists – novelty cup – hot dogs available for first 200 attendees – access to the Hand in Paw photo booth Local vendors will be present for food! *no refunds will be issued, this is a rain or shine event. Tickets will also be sold at the door night-of**


October 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Hand in Paw
4500 5th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35222 United States
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September in Birmingham: A Guide to National Observances

There’s a lot of national observances on any given day. Some well known and loved like International Talk Like a Pirate Day, some less so, like Squirrel Appreciation Day. Some are for a good cause, some are just fun, and others have dedicated followings (like Hobbit Day).

If you are looking for a good excuse, however, to drink beer for charity and chow down on some pancakes in the name of patriotism, here is a guide to how to celebrate some of the September observances in Birmingham.

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Help Out Here: Reaching Out To Birmingham Women

I didn’t make it to any marches today. It was Shabbat and some things in my life come first. This week’s Parsha, or Torah reading, was the first section of Exodus where we learn about Moses’ life which famously starts of with the decree from Pharaoh that all Jewish baby boys are to be thrown in the Nile. Yocheved, Moses’ mother, has some other ideas about what to do with her newborn boy (as well as some of the local Jewish midwives who decide to go against Pharaoh’s wishes).

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