5th Annual Bocce Bash

Please join us for the Crisis Center Junior Board’s 5th Annual Bocce Bash and fundraiser! This is one of our favorite events, where we enjoy a full day of games, drinks, food, and fun in the sun.

What is Bocce? Bocce is a cross between skeeball, bowling and shuffleboard. Even players who have never played before have a great time – and can win!

Bocce Bash is a unique annual event that offers a chance to get competitive for a great cause. Proceeds raised support the Crisis Center’s Michael K. Falligant Scholarship Fund, which is awarded on an annual basis to individuals who are in an advanced degree program in the helping profession, including counseling, social work and nursing.

Players and spectators receive 2 drink tickets and food with ticket purchase as well as the chance to enjoy music and additional activities during the event.

Location: MAKEbhm 4000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: Doors open and registration begins at 1:30pm

All players for each team must check-in by 2:00pm.

SPONSORSHIPS:
Game Sponsor – $500 Game Sponsors will have your logo and/or name prominently displayed at the event plus ONE team of FOUR and 4 Spectator Tickets.

Corporate Sponsor – $250 Corporate Sponsors will have your logo and/or name listed on signage at the event plus ONE team of FOUR.

TICKETS:
Team – $120 This package registers ONE team of FOUR players. One Team Ticket covers all 4 individual players.

Spectator – $25 Cheer on your friends and watch the competition.

During tournament play, all members of a team must arrive at the bocce court within 5 minutes of their team/bracket being called. If the entire team is not present, the game will be forfeited.Team and sponsorship payments are partially tax deductible.

To register by check, please complete and send this form via email to alitovsky@crisiscenterbham.org OR by mail to Crisis Center, Inc., 3600 8th Ave S, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35222.

Register now to run for the Crisis Center’s Just A Call Away 5K and fun run at Sloss Furnaces on August 11

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All serious or smiles? Either way, get ready to run for a cause that benefits all of us. Photo via Crisis Center

Help the Crisis Center set a new pace for FREE mental health services in Birmingham by registering TODAY for the Just A Call Away 5K and Fun Run on August 11 at Sloss Furnaces. Race starts at 8 a.m.

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Help the Crisis Center make more connections with those facing suicide, sexual assault and depression in Birmingham

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The Crisis Center provides help and hope with a network of volunteers, a dedicated staff and donations. Photo submitted.

It’s not about being strong or weak. It’s about a support system that’s there when you need them. Help the Crisis Center continue to help others by becoming a friend and donating $75. Here’s the link.

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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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