Tuscaloosa County was well represented at the Annual RC&D Meeting
held October 11th, 2017 at the Bobby Miller Activity Center.
Students in Mrs. Corkren’s 2nd grade class at Crestmont Elementary School
learned about water pollution today and how easily pollutants can affect our
Students at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa County get a taste of
honey during a honeybee demostration by Susan Wesson of
Left to right; Tombigbee RC&D Council Member, Anthony Crear,
Dr. Mustafa Morsy, Dr. John McCall, Tombigbee RC&D Board Member,
Dr. Linda Forte, and Chairman, Don Sherrod shown participating in
UWA's Science Saturdays Project which was awarded $2,000.00 in RC&D funds.
Susan Wesson and Collette Ray of Tombigbee RC&D congratulate Tuscaloosa
County area teachers, Lynn Corkren, Amanda Cassidy and Mary Jean Sutton on successful
projects over the past year for which they were awarded Tombigbee RC&D funds.
Alabama State Representative, Ralph Howard, Sumter County Commission
Chairman Marcus Campbell and County Engineer and RC&D Council
Member Anthony Crear, along with student participants were on hand for the
distribution of 150 basketballs at the Marcus Campbell Future Star Basketball Camp
funded by Representative Howard and the Tombigbee RC&D Council to promote
social wellness, health and empowerment to at-risk youths in Sumter, Greene, Pickens,
Marengo, Choctaw, Perry and Tuscaloosa Counties.
Susan Wesson conducts a honeybee demonstration at Crestmont Elementary School on May 1st.
Tombigbee RC&D donated funds to the Bama Ballers Basketball Program in
Hale County to purchase basketballs, miscellaneous basketball equipment and
t-shirts for the team.
The Lamar School of Technology utilized RC&D Funds to purchase 21st Century
equipment and training to enable the students to pursue a career in the healthcare field.
The Fayette County Commission received RC&D funds to advertise and
conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for citizens to
dispose of hazardous materials in an environmentally acceptable manner.
The Univeristy of West Alabama utilized RC&D Funds to host the 6th Annual
Undergraduate Research Symposium for students engaged in an independent
study with a faculty mentor.
Moundville Elementary School was awarded RC&D funds to hire a certified instructor
to teach the safety requirements as well as the skill of archery to all interested students.
The Hubbertville School in Fayette County was awarded RC&D funds to update
equipment in the Athletic Department.
The Sumter County Commission received RC&D funds to replace park
table and bench combinations with new units meeting ADA requirements.
The Bibb County Chamber of Commerce was awarded RC&D funds
to stabilize, repair and paint the historic Depot Building.
The Greene County Ambulance Service utilized RC&D funds to
purchase a Lucas 2 CPR Device to perform CPR for longer periods
of time while freeing up techs for other emergency
Tuscaloosa County used RC&D funds to provide garden assistance to
various community gardens within the Tuscaloosa area.
Northwest Regional Library in Lamar County used RC&D funds to
purchase more expensive nonfiction versions of books to be more
relevant for students gathering information for current
projects and reports.
"All programs and assistance of the RC&D Council are available without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. RC&D is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
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