This Birmingham golf tournament raised an incredible $1.2m for charity even though it was cancelled

Steve Ricker was the winner of the 2019 Regions Tradition
Steve Stricker was the winner of the 2019 Regions Tradition. Photo via Regions

When you’re putting on a charity fundraiser, the last thing you want to have happen is a global pandemic. That’s exactly what happened with the 2020 Regions Tradition golf tournament—twice. Still, they managed to raise a record $1.2 million for charities across Alabama. Keep reading for all the details.

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Awesome Mary meets Ellen and takes over Hollywood, thanks to Magic Moments

Mary White (second from the right), aka, Awesome Mary got to see Ellen Degeneres – her Magic Moment. Photo Jana White’s (Mary’s mother, far right) Facebook page.

Last February, Bham Now featured a story about Hoover High School student Mary White, aka. Awesome Mary, and her quest to meet her role model Ellen Degeneres. Thanks to Magic Moments, last month, Mary and her family were able to not only meet Ellen, but also tour some of Hollywood’s most iconic places and hang out with Micah Fowler, who plays J.J. on the ABC show Speechless.

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