Watch out Hollywood. Several members of the Austin High School Drama Department participated in the District 3 Trumbauer Drama Competition on Nov. 3, received superior ratings and will continue to the state level held at the University of North Alabama on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
Congratulations to these students moving on to state: Brenda Allen, David Anderson, Rachel Chambliss, Brelin Davis, Donielle Eslick, Ben Harris, Cameron Kirsch, Brianna Matthews, Vicki Montgomery, Windsor Roddam, Amber Sherman, Katie Spillman, Quinn Terry, Courtney Turner and Sarah Weeks.
The drama department took home the best ensemble award for their one-act performance of “Tracks.”
Judges recognized Nick Hull as the Best Actor, David Anderson as Best Supporting Actor and Brianna Watkins as Best Supporting Actress. Named to the all-star cast were Prestley Bramlett, Hull and Turner.
The Newcomers Club of Decatur will hold its monthly luncheon at Burningtree Country Club on Wednesday 10:30 a.m. November’s meeting will be a salute to active duty military. The guest speakers for the event will be the Blue Star Mothers of Morgan County. The mothers will share their personal stories about their children that are members in the United States Armed Forces. The club will collect items at the luncheon to send to the troops. Items needed are non-perishable snacks, magazines, books and toiletries. Cost for the lunch a turkey open-faced sandwich with gravy, mashed potatoes, sugar carrots and a three berry cobbler is $13.50. Wine or the drink of the month, which is Irish coffee with cream, costs $5. For more information, call 256-584-0287 or email email@example.com.
Learn how to make a splash in your yard with Trevor Cole from Huntsville’s Across the Pond. In a free workshop on Wednesday at the Aquadome Recreational Center, Cole will show guests how to add water features to their landscape. The event from noon to 1 p.m. is sponsored by Decatur’s Landscaping and Beautification Department. For more information, call Yvonne Krenkel at 256-341-4776 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you up for a challenge and want to make a difference? Check out this opportunity. The Limestone County Relay for Life organization is looking for a volunteer to spearhead the team development committee. The duties include recruiting new teams and retaining veteran teams.
If you are dedicated to the American Cancer Society’s mission and are knowledgeable about the Limestone County area then call Ashley Southard at 1-800-227-2345.
Decatur freelance columnists Wendy Lang and Shelley Sedlak rotate writing Chatterbox. Send your events, community happenings and more, along with high-resolution photos, to email@example.com.
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