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Photo courtesy of the New Neighbors League Club.

The New Neighbors League Club (NNLC) of Birmingham announced its 2019 Annual Donation gift in July to the Alzheimer’s Research Program at UAB, led by Dr. Jeremy Hershkowitz. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Magic City Theatre On Ice.

The Magic City Theatre On Ice skating team defended their 2018 National title in the open division and won silver in the intermediate division during the National Theatre on Ice Competition at the end of June. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce.

Claire Christie of Vestavia Hills High School was one of 32 rising high school seniors who participated in the third annual Huntingdon College Economic and Community Development Scholars Program June 25-27. Read more

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Jane Falany was among the winners of the 2019 Alabama Media Professionals and National Federation of Press Women’s communications contest. Read more

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Stand-up comedians and Grown Up Comedy creators Beth Bloomfield and Junior Cook are bringing a new comedy event once a month to the Vestavia community this summer. Read more

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Fulbright Scholars

Neal Embry

Two Vestavia Hills High School alumni have recently been named Fulbright Scholars and will travel to Europe in the fall to begin new, exciting chapters in their lives. Read more

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Zombie Scavenger Hunt

Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Library

In addition to its ongoing summer reading program, the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest will host a variety of events for all ages during the month of July. Read more

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Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks

Sydney Cromwell

Fireworks over the historic Vulcan statue will once again illuminate the skies above Birmingham this July 4. Read more

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Iron City Chef Competition

Sydney Cromwell

The Birmingham metro area has a reputation as something of a foodie’s paradise, and that reputation is only bolstered by the annual Iron City Chef competition, hosted by the Vestavia Hills Rotary Club. Read more

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Bees at St. Stephens

Neal Embry

In an effort to better understand the natural world around them, the staff and congregation of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Cahaba Heights have recently installed four beehives. Read more

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Phoenix Program

Karim Shamsi-Basha

With the help of volunteers and first responders, the city of Vestavia Hills hopes to offer those suffering from drug addiction the same chance to rise out of their situation and create a new beginning. Read more

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Six Jefferson County college students, including one from Vestavia Hills, got a little tuition relief for the 2019-20 school year through a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Read more

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On May 6, more than 100 golfers teed up for the 27th Annual Ireland Legacy Golf Tournament to support Glenwood. Old Overton Club in Vestavia Hills hosted the Texas Scramble event. It raised more than $147,000 to support adults with autism. Read more

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Vestavia Hills High School rising junior Linden Cundiff advocated for legislation that would help inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and families at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s IBD Day on the Hill in Washington D.C. on May 9. Read more

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Jefferson County District 48 Constable Jonathan Barbee hosted an appreciation dinner and awards ceremony on May 23. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School.

On April 26, Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School hosted its sixth annual Rey of Hope Gala at The Club. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Symphony Volunteer Council.

Michael and Lynne Meeks hosted the Symphony Volunteer Council summer party for the new incoming board recently. Read more

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Art House encourages kids’ creative engagement. Read more

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Photo courtesy of General Sumter Chapter DAR.

The General Sumter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented its annual chapter art and essay award winners in May. Read more

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Photo Courtesy of Cinnamon McCul

The painting was painted over time by seniors at the New Merkel House and fifth-graders at VHECH. Read more

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