Beauty in Helena
The Helena Beautification Committee spend the day making Helena City Hall more beautiful. Here is Patrick Wright, Laura Brookhart, Tina Lovvorn-VanCleave, Shawn Miller, Ana McDonald Baker and Leslie Quick Bartlett at Helena City Hall.
Brandi Cummins shared that 90lb Huskies came in 2nd overall in the JSYFL tournament this weekend. Way to Go and We are so proud of you!
|Photo by Missy Bush Atkisson|
The Helena Belles service organization represented the City Of Helena at the Alabama Homecoming at Tuscaloosa this weekend.
Home Owner's Challenge
Lynn Leonard from the Chadwick HOA shared this challenge to the other groups.
Please let all HOAs in Helena know that Chadwick HOA challenges all other HOAs to make a donation to the Helena Beautification Board. It's our city and we all need to support this group and their efforts. Funding from the city budget is limited, so donations are critical to help keep our city looking great. Thanks.Holiday Garbage Schedule
"Helena residents the holiday season is quickly approaching us and please remember that garbage and recycling will always run a day behind following a holiday. Thanksgiving is on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and that is a holiday observed by Allied Waste. So, all Thursday garbage/recycling customers will be picked up on Friday, November 28, 2014 and all Friday customers will be picked up on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Please have all garbage curbside by 6:00AM. Please note that all city offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving week in observance of the holiday. The fire/police will be available 24/7 for our residents".
Jingle for a Cause
Helena Intermediate School raised $601.57 for the Jingle Bell Run with their hat day this past Friday! That's an awesome contribution to our Team KWAC! Way to go HIS!
Shae Gibbs shared news about the Jingle Bell Run for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. We have youth in Helena diagnosed with this awful disease"...one being my son, Connor Gibbs. The other two are Bryson Rhodes and Parker Wilson. We would LOVE to have a lot of support from the Helena community...I sure know Helena is capable of this! Thanks so much! Here is a picture of these awesome, brave kids". They are team KWAC: Fundraiser Link
Several businesses are now switching to the Winter Hours so be aware. Here is Papa Saia's in Helena.
Helena High Ball Fields
Martin J Reed wrote an article, "Helena High School's baseball and softball fields are getting press boxes and dugouts that had been removed from the project earlier due to financing concerns.
The Shelby County Board of Education on Thursday night approved the project's change order to return the features at the two ballparks to the construction plan for the athletic fields at the new high school". The Council voted on this earlier to use money for the 1 cent education fund to support this. Full Article
Ginger lives in Helena and is a travel specialist and said she is willing to help anyone planning a vacation for Christmas. Here is her contact information:
Ginger R Stacey
2400 Acton Road
205-444-8821 1-800-521-8124 x 444-8821
Five Star Field and Farm
Ron Eddings is the the owner of Five Star Field and Farm, in Helena. He is a small business owner and wanted to make potential clients aware of their business and the services that they offer. Their website, is www.fivestarfieldandfarm.com.
They are not a Helena "store-front" business. They are a licensed, insured, bonded and certified business of which provides a wide range of land services and professional wildlife management for our clients. For further information or explanation of our services, please contact me at 205-410-0912.
LeeAnne Callahan shared that the Helena High School Soccer Team was announced this past Friday. So excited to see this finally come together. Go Huskies!
Penny Miller shared that Helena High School Wrestling beat Homewood and Calera Tuesday night. First ever wrestling matches at HHS. This week they head to Hayden HS for Hayden Duals!
Magic City Run
A Big "Way to Go" to all the Helenites who were in the Magic City Run and Rod Roller for getting this!
Shannon Jacobs of Helena came in 2nd in the 5k
these ran the 5K:
Europe Photo Contest
Malinda Kay Boody Nichols is entered in the Picture Perfect Contest. She is "23 votes behind for 1st place! And I told Councilman Woodman that if I win, I'll stand on top of the highest peak in the Alps with a sign declaring my love for the town of Helena! You can vote every 24 hours, and I would love you so much if you did". Lets make this happen! Entry Facebook Link
Help in Helena
Do you need some help from the City of Helena or need an official to contact you. You can call and make an appointment or create a service ticket at the website Action Center. Here is the link: Helena Action Center
Helena Christmas Parade
"Please join us Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 1:00PM for the 44th Annual Christmas Parade. The theme this year is " It's a new day, It's a new way". Please print and fill out the announcers sheet and return to city hall via e-mail email@example.com or fax it in to 663-9276. Please remember we will not be picking up announcer sheets at the parade staging area". For more Info: Click Here
Here is the 90 minute Helena Parade a couple of years ago, condensed down to 2 minutes. Can you find yourself?
Helena Christmas Parade from hewy nosleep on Vimeo.
Hillary Wilson shared that Meepletown gaming fundraiser for children's hospital in Birmingham raised $535 in their Marathon! Way to Go!
Do you know of some more Helena based charity for the holiday? Share with us!
|Helena Belle with Cell|