Selected Community Events
United Way 2-1-1 Raffle
Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 - 4
Want one of those Big Green Egg Smoker Grills for just $10?
Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1 is selling tickets for a lucky person to win a LARGE Green Egg Grill/Smoker package. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25 and currently on sale by calling 334-836-1963 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 - 4. You can also purchase your tickets at the 2-1-1 booth at the Tri-State BBQ Festival April 10th and 11th which will take place at the Houston County Farm Center where the Green Egg Grill will be on display. The winning ticket will be drawn at the BBQ Festival April 11th. You do not have to be present to win.
100% of the proceeds go to Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1 which connects people with critical Health and Human Services information and referrals for residents in 7 Southeast Alabama counties 24/7. Thank you Wiregrass for supporting our 2-1-1 program, we appreciate you!
For more information about Wiregrass United Way 2-1-1, visit www.Wiregrass211.com or call 334-836-1963.
Middle School and High School Students Compete for BEST Robotics
Ozark Civic Center
(DOTHAN, AL.)- The 2014 BEST Robotics Competition is in full swing! Middle and high school students within Southeast Alabama will have six weeks to create a robot, engineering notebook and marketing plan. The robot competition will be on Nov. 8, 2014 at the Ozark Civic Center and marketing presentations will be given on Nov. 7 at Wallace Community College. Kick-off for BEST Robotics is September 27 at 10 a.m. at Carroll High School in Ozark. BEST is a non-profit, volunteer- based organization with a mission to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology. Sponsors, mentors and volunteers are needed. For more information, visit WiregrassBestInc.org or Facebook.com/WiregrassBEST.