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Cancer survivor: ‘Never give up’ at Relay For Life in Gulf Shores | AL.com

September 26, 2016

“Keep pushing. Never give up.”

That was the message from cancer survivor Tanga Renee Watts. Wearing lots of pink, Watts, of Foley, Ala. was one of dozens of cancer survivors and supporters who came out for the Alabama Gulf Coast Relay For Life event at Gulf Shores Public Beach in Gulf Shores, Ala. on Saturday.

via Cancer survivor: ‘Never give up’ at Relay For Life in Gulf Shores | AL.com.

Gulf Shores dad and son qualify for World Martial Arts Games | GulfCoastNewsToday.com

September 12, 2016

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Local dynamic duo Tim Langston and his son Alex made the United States Martial Arts Team and are set to compete for Team USA in the 2016 World Martial Arts Games in Johannesburg, South Africa sanctioned by the Olympics. Alex (11) made the team in April and Tim (44) in June. They are the only Father-son pair on the USA team and two of only three competitors from Alabama.

via Gulf Shores dad and son qualify for World Martial Arts Games | GulfCoastNewsToday.com.

Baldwin Co. Education Coalition Golf Tournament | WPMI

August 31, 2016

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — If you love to play a round of golf and support the school system, this is a hole in one! You are invited to take a swing in the 4th Annual Baldwin County Education Coalition Golf Tournament.

The event is September 8 at Rock Creek Golf Club in Fairhope. Registration is at 11:30 a.m., and the shotgun starts at 1 p.m.

via Baldwin Co. Education Coalition Golf Tournament | WPMI.

Relay for Life Full Moon Paddles return – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

May 17, 2016

Kayaking in Orange Beach

ORANGE BEACH, AL – The City of Orange Beach – Relay for Life Team is gearing up their first fund raising event of the 2016 Relay season.

On Saturday, May 21 they will be hosting a Full Moon Paddle on the tranquil waters of Wolf Bay in Orange Beach. The OB Team began holding paddles last year and they were so welled supported that they have become a staple team event.

via Relay for Life Full Moon Paddles return – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Race for Success 5K at Fairhope Pier will raise funds for needy students | AL.com

April 08, 2016

Since it was established in 2007, the Zachary A. Moore (ZAM) Foundation has donated more than $50,000 to local schools and charities. The foundation was formed in honor and memory of 2004 Fairhope High School graduate Zach Moore, who died in a tragic scuba diving accident at the University of Alabama.

via Race for Success 5K at Fairhope Pier will raise funds for needy students | AL.com.

Thousands of pounds of sausage to be sold at Elberta festival – FOX10 News | WALA

March 26, 2016

March 26, 2016 is the last Saturday in March and that means it’s time for the Elberta German Sausage Festival.  The festival not only celebrates the town’s heritage, but is the sole fundraiser for the Elberta Volunteer Fire Department.

The first of 250 vendors began pulling in to Elberta Town Square Friday, March 25, 2016.  The town expects 30,000 visitors to make it out to enjoy a variety of arts, crafts and plenty of food.  The star of the show is definitely the food, specifically German sausage.

via Thousands of pounds of sausage to be sold at Elberta festival – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

Runners to race up Turquoise Tower in Orange Beach on Feb. 26 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

February 24, 2016

ORANGE BEACH, AL – Spectrum Resorts and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics are pleased to once again partner with Gulf Coast Event Group for the Fifth Annual “Race to the Top of the Tower at Turquoise Place”, on Friday, February 26 at 6 p.m.

via Runners to race up Turquoise Tower in Orange Beach on Feb. 26 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Golf scramble to benefit Baldwin County Heritage Museum – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

February 11, 2016

ELBERTA, AL – The third Annual Golf Scramble to benefit the Baldwin County Heritage Museum (BCHM) will be Wednesday, Feb. 25, at GlenLakes Golf Club in Foley.

We are looking for sponsors ($100/hole), donations and four-person teams. The cost is $60 per golfer which includes a cart, 18 holes of golf, lunch and prizes, raffles and a fun day.

via Golf scramble to benefit Baldwin County Heritage Museum – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Christian Service Center Spaghetti fundraiser is Feb. 23 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

February 07, 2016

GULF SHORES, AL – The annual Christian Service Center volunteer meeting  was on Jan. 18 and volunteers signed up to cook noodles and bring ice tea for the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner on Feb. 23 at the Gulf Shores United Methodist Church from 4:30-7 p.m. This event is an annual fundraiser for the Christian Service Center.

via Christian Service Center Spaghetti fundraiser is Feb. 23 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Running for breast cancer

February 04, 2016

For a double dose of February goodness, register for the third annual I Pink I Can Run 4-miler that benefits the community as well as each participant’s health — with the added perk of a pink overload.

The event will be Feb. 27 and offers a unique twist: How often can you brag to your friends that you ran to the next state? Well, complete this run and brag away that you dashed (or walked) from Florida to Alabama and back.

via Running for breast cancer.

Flora-Bama Yacht Club chef returns to Bessemer’s Bright Star restaurant for wild game beer dinner | AL.com

October 22, 2015

Chris Sherrill, the executive chef at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club in Perdido Key, Fla., is returning to the Bessemer’s Bright Star restaurant to prepare a six-course Wild Game Beer Dinner with beer pairings from Birmingham’s Avondale Brewing Company.

The dinner takes places at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, and the cost is $100 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. For reservations call 205-424-9444 or go here.

via Flora-Bama Yacht Club chef returns to Bessemer’s Bright Star restaurant for wild game beer dinner | AL.com.

Foley Woman’s Club gives out thousands in charitable donations – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

October 15, 2015

FOLEY — Since its beginning in 1923, the Foley Woman’s Club has helped to support the library and other cultural, civil and philanthropic work in our community.

And they are continuing to make a difference 92 years later in organizations around our great town.

via Foley Woman’s Club gives out thousands in charitable donations – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Peddle For A Cure returns with fall Orange Beach event – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

September 30, 2015

ORANGE BEACH, AL – The City of Orange Beach Relay for Life Team is gearing up for another bicycle scavenger hunt on the Backcountry Trail.

The first hunt in May was so much fun that participants asked for another one in the fall. Peddle to the Treasure For A Cure, Bicycle Scavenger Hunt is being hailed as a family friendly ride on the Back Country Trails of Orange Beach.

via Peddle For A Cure returns with fall Orange Beach event – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

2 Angels Amongst Us honors daughters killed in auto accident – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

September 07, 2015

2 Angels Amongst Us is a non-profit charity that was started three years ago by Donna Slater and McElrath to honor their daughters, (pictured) Magen Nix and Robyn Kendall. Robyn and Magen were best friends all through Gulf Shores High School and were in their first year at Auburn University when they were killed in an auto accident. The unthinkable accident occurred 11 years ago.

via 2 Angels Amongst Us honors daughters killed in auto accident – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Children’s of Alabama Reel Hope Classic this weekend! – FOX10 News | WALA

August 27, 2015

ORANGE BEACH, AL (WALA) - You and your family are invited to participate in the The Reel Hope Classic Fishing Tournament. It’s the first year for the tournament that benefits patients treated at the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama. Here’s more from organizers:

The inaugural Reel Hope Classic fishing tournament is set for August 28-29 at the Orange Beach Marina. Hosted by Mobile Big Game Fishing Club, the event benefits patients treated at the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama.

via Children’s of Alabama Reel Hope Classic this weekend! – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

“Reel Hope” fishing tournament benefiting pediatric cancer pati – FOX10 News | WALA

August 07, 2015

Make plans to join the inaugural “Reel Hope Classic” Fishing Tournament coming up at the end of August. The event benefits young cancer patients at Children’s Of Alabama. Here’s details on the event:

Fishing Tournament raises ‘ Reel Hope’ for pediatric cancer patients

Inaugural fishing tournament at Orange Beach Marina will benefit Children’s of Alabama

via “Reel Hope” fishing tournament benefiting pediatric cancer pati – FOX10 News | WALA.

4,000 pounds of pork butts purchased by thousands at annual Coastal Cookout for OBFD | AL.com

June 14, 2015

Hungry tourists and locals helped raised thousands of dollars during the 49th annual Coastal Cookout at the Orange Beach Community Center of bustling Canal Road in Orange Beach, Ala. on Saturday, June 13, 2015.

The barbecue event, which took place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., raises money for the Orange Beach Fire Department and its many programs. Lt. Craig Stephenson of the Orange Beach Fire Department said he hoped to raise $20,000 on Saturday.

via 4,000 pounds of pork butts purchased by thousands at annual Coastal Cookout for OBFD | AL.com.

49th Annual OBVFD BBQ sale! – FOX10 News | WALA

June 12, 2015

ORANGE BEACH, AL (WALA) – Come out and enjoy some good BBQ at “Cookout On The Coast”! It’s the annual fundraiser for the Orange Beach Volunteer Fire Department. The crew will be cooking up more than 45-hundred boston butts! Orange Beach Fire Marshall Craig Stephenson joined Studio10 to talk about the event:

FOX10 News | WALA

via 49th Annual OBVFD BBQ sale! – FOX10 News | WALA.

Barbecue sale to benefit Lt. Ron West – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

June 11, 2015

GULF SHORES, AL – A benefit barbecue is planned for June 19 in GulfShores to help the family of Lt. Ron West of Gulf Shores Fire and Rescue.

West injured on May 9 in a tree-cutting accident and suffered spinal injuries. He is currently at the ShepherdCenter for spinal injuries in Atlanta where he has had a least one surgery. He was also operated on in Mobile before transferring to Atlanta.

via Barbecue sale to benefit Lt. Ron West – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

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