Hello everyone. Hope you had an awesome week.
Thought for today: “It is imperative that we remember to pray for all “those in authority” as God has commanded in His Word” (1 Timothy 2:1-3). (Franklin Graham)
Congratulations to the Pell City High School cheerleaders who claimed top honors in the Bama Bash competition in Birmingham. Not only did they place first in varsity division, but they also won the Grand Champion honor in the school division. Cheerleaders are Brianna Allen, Chloe Boone, Gracie Ogden, Sarah Goodgame, Marissa Dempsey, Gracie Freeman, Macie Holcombe, Bailey Nail, Sassy Pilkington, Destiney Sayles, Malorie Bates, Gabby Mann, Natalie Newcomb, Sarah Rogers, and Natalie Parker.
Congratulations to the St. Clair County High School Band. It has been invited to participate in the New Year’s Day Parade Jan 1, 2020 in London, England.
Feb 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. the Moody High School Spotlight Drama Club will present “The Wizard of Oz.” Go to www.pellcitycenter.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
On March 7 at 7 p.m., the biggest fundraiser of the year for the St. Clair County Chapter of The Literacy Council of Central Alabama returns to CEPA. It’s time again for the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee. This year’s event will be moderated by a special guest, meteorologist JP Dice! Go to the www.pellcitycenter.com to register your team.
The Mr. and Miss Duran South Pageant was on Feb. 21 from 6-8 p.m. at CEPA.
PCHS Cheer Tryouts are the last week of Feb. beginning Feb 25-March 1, starting at 3 p.m.
It’s not too late to participate in the TableScapes Fundraiser Luncheon Saturday, Feb 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Beacon at Pell City First United Methodist Church. This fundraiser benefits Lakeside Hospice and the Christian Love Pantry. Tickets are $25 and entertainment will be by the PCHS Show Choir. For more info or to purchase tickets, contact Lakeside Hospice at 205-884-1111.
On March 7 the Riverside Beautification Organization will have a soup supper from 5-7 p.m. The event will be held at the storm shelter. It is an all you can eat just by making a donation.
Did you know that Alabama was ranked 21st in the US for exports in 2017? Companies in Alabama shipped products to almost 200 countries.
Know what will help you feel less fatigued? Just sniff some peppermint. It will stimulate part of the brain responsible for attention and energy.
Did you know that we mistakenly blame goldenrods for our hay fever? But, goldenrod does not cause seasonal allergies because it does not have any pollen. It is pollinated by insects. Only wind plants such as ragweed (which blooms same time as goldenrod) can cause allergic reactions.
Cold can make arthritis symptoms worse. Here are 10 tips to help deal with aching joints. 1. Dress in layers for warmth; 2. Stay hydrated; 3. Explore ways to exercise indoors; 4. Relax in a heated pool or warm bath; 5. Take Vitamin D; 6. Be careful not to fall; 7. Glucosamine-Chondroitin supplement; 8. Take fish oil; 9. Get a massage; 10. Consider acupuncture.
Special birthday wishes to George and Jane Cline who both celebrated their 87th birthdays on Feb. 5. But that is not all. They also celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb 5. George currently resides at the Robert L. Howard Veterans’ Home. Jane visits him faithfully every week.
Happy birthday to my friend and neighbor, Alene Mathis, Betty Hannah, Matthew Owens, Jane Wilson, Wendell Wilson, Jackson Hall, Ana Wadsworth, Joel Evans, Teshia Luker, Bre Perrin, Dick Bennett, Larry Blair, Isiah Boling, Patsy Lee, Christy Minor, Sue Whitehead, Loretta Mills, Debra Dyer, Wiley Davis, and to my special son, Tommy who celebrates his birthday on the Feb. 22.
Our sympathies go out to families and friends of Melanie Cooper Mize, Shirley Rowe, and Daniel McCall, all who passed away recently.
Remember: “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23
Until next week, please pray daily for our country, its leaders and for Israel. Please give me a call at 338-7746 or email email@example.com.