JBD Foundation plans fifth annual charity auction
Ronnie Dugger continues to honor his son’s last request and memory by holding benefit fundraisers to help others with medical needs. In the last days of Jacob’s life on earth, Jacob requested in his will to give all of his medical equipment to children and adults with special needs. He asked his father to start a foundation to raise money to continually be a blessing to the many children and adults who can’t afford the equipment they need. The goal this year is to raise $10,000 dollars. A benefit auction will be held July 10 starting at 10 a.m. at 533 Old Trinity Lane, building four, Decatur. The auctioneer will be Wesley Cain. All proceeds will go toward helping children and adults with special needs. Ronnie asks everyone to please join them in making Jacob’s dream come true. For more information call Ronnie at 256-221-8677.
Falkville schools welcome new faculty members
Falkville Elementary School welcomes the following new faculty members: Tara Kress, second grade; Christa Sandlin, third grade; Luke Tucker, fourth grade; Jason Hopper, special education; and Kelsey Crow, nurse. Falkville High School has also announced the names of their new faculty members: Leslie Martin, special education/resource; Emily Hill, middle school English; and Seth Ward, head football coach. In other Falkville news, special congratulations to Abby Lopez, who represented Falkville High School at Alabama Girls State, learning all the different aspects of Alabama state government. Congratulations also to the Falkville baseball team for having four players named to the 2A All-State teams. Those players are Wyatt Tomlin and Caden Burnett for First Team and Colton Hopper and Peyton Sallee for Second Team.
Area Community Church Activities
The members of Shady Grove Baptist Church will hold their Freedom Celebration Community Event July 3 at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this special event. The members of Mt. Zion Baptist Church held an ordination service for Spencer Bell June 6. A baby shower was held June 6 for Jessie and Trey Kent at Mt. Zion Church.