• 75°

United Cerebral Palsy center announces reunion, poker run

(CONTRIBUTED)
(CONTRIBUTED)

MADISON — The local agency that assists individuals with cerebral palsy has announced two outdoor events.

“Our non-profit organization has two centers in Huntsville that serve individuals of all ages and abilities,” Tracy Cieniewicz said. Cieniewicz works as fundraising director at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley Inc.

UCP Huntsville will hold its 50th anniversary reunion on May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brahan Spring Park in the “Everybody Can Play” playground and pavilion.

All past and present UCP clients and their families, volunteers, board members, staff, community partners, telethon participants and community residents are welcome and invited to attend.

“We will enjoy free food, entertainment, children’s activities and fellowship as guests reconnect with each other” and the local UCP organization, Cieniewicz said. “We have many community events throughout the year.”

In early summer to benefit UCP Huntsville, the North Alabama Boaters Association will present the 2013 River Poker Run on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The starting points for the poker run will be in Huntsville at Ditto Landing, Decatur and Guntersville.

“Card turn-in will be at Ditto Landing from 4 to 5:30 p.m.,” Cieniewicz said. “The awards banquet will be held at the Kingston Pavilion at Ditto Landing from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants may buy as many poker hands as desired for $25 per hand.”

Throughout the day at Ditto Landing, guests will enjoy family fun with food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts artisans, free children’s activities and entertainment.

UCP Huntsville assists in evaluations, training, workshops and respite services not only for individuals with cerebral palsy but also those who represent 156 additional diagnoses. The center supports their families and the professionals who work alongside them in North Alabama through health, education and social services, Cieniewicz said.

The centers are located at 2075 Max Luther Drive NW and 1856 Keats Drive NW in Huntsville. For more information, call 256-859-4900 or visit ucphuntsville.org.

Madison

Main Street Alabama presents revitalization potential for downtown Madison

Main Street Alabama presents revitalization potential for downtown Madison

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Sparkman Grad Picked By Kansas City Royals In Major League Baseball Draft

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

“I’m Meant To Be Here”- Dell Pettus Signs With New England Patriots- Former Sparkman Player Goes Pro

Lifestyles

Get those pumpkins planted: Halloween starts in July

Events

CAFY Back to School event to be held Saturday at Calhoun’s Huntsville campus

Bob Jones High School

Teachers support DIAL Scholarship program at UAH

Events

Joe Davis Stadium to host UNA vs. Jax State collegiate soccer match Aug. 18

Huntsville

UAH announces search for a master developer to enhance college-town experience

Events

Huntsville Parks & Recreation to host inaugural Color Jam Family Fun Run & Walk

Madison

Fernandez named Assistant Coordinator of Accountability and Innovative Programs

Madison

ALEA reports 9 traffic deaths, 3 drownings over July Fourth travel period

Madison

Management institute awards scholarship to Michelle Epling

Madison

Sarah Crouch’s debut novel, ‘Middletide,’ sets whodunnit in Puget Sound

Liberty Middle School

White named Secondary Instructional Technology Specialist

Madison

Nominations open for chamber’s Annual Gala Awards

Bob Jones High School

MCCL wishes good luck to 4 graduating seniors

Madison

DIGITAL WELLNESS: UAH researcher studying ways people are detoxing from addictive technology

DIGITAL WELLNESS: UAH researcher studying ways people are detoxing from addictive technology

Madison

Workers and high school students learning new skills at Calhoun Construction Academy

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – July 10, 2024

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Bodybuilding Championships To Showcase Body Perfections

Madison

Arrest made in shooting death of teen in Madison shooting

Madison

Garbage truck slams into Madison house injuring one

Madison

HONORING OUR PATRIOTS

Madison

Historical society accepts Alabama House resolution at picnic

x