DST Chapter provides gifts for family of 10 children

Shown L To R: Shirley Ezell, Carolyn Young, Marva Smith, Miriam Leftwich, Tameshia Porter, Isaac Atkins, Phillis Belcher, Johnni Strode Morning, Carol Zippert and Jacqueline Allen

The Greene County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. partnered with the Greene County Department of Human Resources to provide Christmas gifts for a local family of 10 children. The sorority members provided toys, games, books, various electronics as well as clothing for each child in the family. All the gifts were selected in attempts to fulfill the wishes of the children. The various lists of the children’s wishes were provided by the DHR staff.
Mr. Wilson Morgan is Director of the Greene County DHR office.
Mrs. Carolyn Young and Ms. Jackie Allen serve as chairperson and co-chairperson, respectively, of the DST Chapter’s Adopt-A-Family Committee. Mrs. Isaac Atkins serves as Chapter President.

Mt. Hebron Coalition, Greene County Extension Service partner with Eutaw for revitalization projects



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Shown L to R: James Childs, Severe Strode, Johnni Strode Morning, Greene County Coordinator, Lovies Burrell Parks, Maggie Weston, LeEthel Childs and Mayor
Raymond Steele

The Mt Hebron Coalition met with Mayor Steele to discuss the revitalization plans for the city.
The Coalition plans to work closely with Mayor Steele on the following projects: Repairing and extending lighting for safety in the Eutaw City Park; purchasing paint for the Beautification Project in the downtown areas and City Park; planting Crepe Myrtles, Dogwood and Japanese trees in the town and surrounding areas of the city; purchasing basketball goals for the Eutaw City Park, purchasing outdoor trash cans; and adding additional physical activity equipment in the City Park.
AlProHealth focuses on preventing and reducing obesity. In helping to engage Alabamians for Long-term Health (ALProHealth) aims to prevent and reduce obesity by supporting community coalitions that focus on health and wellness in fourteen Alabama counties with adult obesity rates greater than 40 percent. ALProHealth engages with community coalitions to implement and evaluate strategies to decrease obesity. The four-year goal of ALProHealth is to increase healthy behaviors by igniting grassroots behavioral, environmental, system, and policy changes.