Tuesday, June 4, 2019

College Prep Summer Program- Jeff State Community College

Al. Dept of Rehab Services is again sponsoring The College Prep Summer Experience program. The program,that has since been replicated in Montgomery, Mobile, Tuscaloosa, and Huntsville, simulates a true college experience for participants.The purpose of the program is to help students with disabilities prepare for the post-secondary environment through the development of study strategies, use of technology, exposure to the college environment including classrooms and guest lecturers. In addition, students are taught the importance of self-advocacy skills and the differences between high school and college responsibilities.
Chris Moore speaks to the students about how he overcame his reading disability to become a successful teacher and musician.

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham- University of Montevallo

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham invited stakeholders to join them as they discussed the culmination of their strategic planning effort. They reported back to the community following more than a year of interviews, focus groups, conversations, analysis and preparation to begin the next chapter of their work and investment in the community.  In the past year, input and vision from stakeholders have helped them in considering how to fulfill the mission to ignite passion for transformational change in our region. The mayor of Montevallo, a county commissioner, and state/county employees were among those in attendance.

  • Report back on our 2018 Community Conversations,
  • Disseminate the Strategic Plan those conversations informed, and
  • Share more detailed information about our new Grantmaking Priorities, to take effect in 2020.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Spoon & Ladle- Pelham, AL

The CHS students are back at it, preparing the labels for hundreds of containers of delicious Spoon & Ladle soup that will be going out to area restaurants and grocery stores.
Featured this week:

Shrimp & Crab Gumbo

A classic Cajun favorite with lump crab, shrimp and andouille in our rich homemade roux.

Chicken & Andouille Gumbo

A hearty classic with smoked chicken and andouille sausage.

Old Fashioned Vegetable

A medley of vegetables in our homemade tomato stock. Just like Grandma used to make it!

Lemon Chicken & Orzo

A complex and brightly flavored soup with chicken, lemon zest and tri-colored orzo in homemade chicken stock.

White Chicken Chili

Smoked chicken, homemade chicken stock, and Great Northern white beans give this soup its southwestern taste.

Cheeseburger & Fries

All of the flavors of a traditional cheeseburger with a homemade cheesy chicken stock, all that is missing are the pickles!

Oyster & Artichoke Stew

Stewed oysters, artichoke hearts, sherry, and cream combine for a decadent cajun flavor.

Tomato & Watermelon Gazpacho

A mild and refreshing summer soup with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, watermelon, basil, & mint.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Area 41 Pizza, Mt Laurel, A

It's our CHHS student's last day of Work Instruction at Area 41 Pizza. She goes in before the restaurant opens and helps prep for the busy lunch crowd. They have great lunch specials daily from 11:00-2:00. 

Monday, May 6, 2019

Spoon & Ladle - Pelham, AL

Spoon & Ladle based in Birmingham, Alabama,  offers soup selections and other specialty foods to restaurants and grocers who seek artisan soup with Southern soul. Our CHS student  helped laminate the top secret recipes that Chef Monty uses to produce their wonderful products.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Blissful Boutique-MT Laurel

Blissful Boutique of MT Laurel is a modern boutique featuring high fashion clothing, shoes, and accessories for women. Our CHHS student helped size the clothing and did a great job accessorizing.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Blue Rain Express Car Wash- Hoover,AL

The sunshine brings out the cars at Blue Rain Express Car Wash off of Hwy 280/119. Our OMHS student helps wash the mats and detail for those that come in for the Manager's Special.