Helena Creative Writer
Congratulations to Madison Crain and Hannah Crowe. they both won Certificates of Merit for their poetry in the Alabama Writers' Forum statewide contest. Way to Go!
Laura Brookhart published this wonderful story about a very special girl in Helena who had her wish granted. This March 27th the Make a Wish Foundation will send her to Disney World to have a special Frozen event . She has been diagnosed with DiGeorge Syndrome. You may recognize her mother who works at Publix. Please read this wonderful story HERE.
Congratulations to Helena's Mallory Sisk for being named the 2015 UAB Majorette Captain. Please go out there and cheer them on at the next game!
|Photo from Graham Brooks Article|
Congrats to Helena High School's basketball coach Chris Laatsch who received coaches award. He led our young men to the "AHSAA Sub-Regional 5A Tournament appearance in the first year the program has been in existence"... "Laatsch was presented the James Perryman Coaches Recognition Award". You can read all about it at LINK
|Photo of Ron Holly by Laura Brookhart|
Laura Brookhart wrote an article about Rio's Bar and Grill effort to raise money for the Helena Caboose. You can read all about it Major Dundee (aka Ron Holly) and the Red Caboose that serves as a Welcome Center in Helena. Read all more at Full Story
Linda Wurstner shared this wonderful photo of the Helena High School Bands at the Music Performance Assessment Festival for High Schools in District IV - March 4, 2015
Sandra Murray shared, "Congratulations to the HHS Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, who each earned all 1's in the District IV Music Performance Assessment today"!
Upcoming Helena Events
March 7-8th Spring Cleaning Trash Collection at Cahaba Bend Church
March 13th, 14th and 15th Beadapalooza Weekend
March 14th Clean the Cahaba 8am-1pm
March 14th HMS Choir Fundraiser 6pm
March 22nd OC Easter Egg Hunt
March 28th Easter Egg Hunt
April 4th First Fridays in Helena
April 10th 11th Old Cahaba Neighbor yard sale
April 10-12th HES Spring Fling
April 11th Helena Cumberland Presbyterian Church SPRING BAZAAR
April 18th Helena Founder’s Day celebration at Amphitheater
May 8th and 9th Buck Creek Festival at Amphitheater
June: Movies in the Park on Friday at Sundown at Amphitheater
June: Helena Market Days on Saturday morning 8am-Noon at Amphitheater
July 23, 24th HUMC Consignment Sale (not sure if i got this date right)