Giving Time

By Donna Cope   There’s nothing like a peanut butter cracker to calm those familiar rumblings of hunger. So says Mary Southern. This, the 69-year-old knows this from experience, particularly after chemotherapy. Following her weekly visit to Montgomery Cancer Center for treatments of ovarian and lung cancer, Southern...

By Gilbert Nicholson, Alabama NewsCenter   Alabama Power’s Energizers are the nation’s largest single contributor for the novel search-and-rescue effort “Project Lifesaver,” as the retiree volunteer group recently pitched in a record $93,000. “I’m proud of what we did because this program saves lives,” said Bob O’Daniel, 76,...

By Donna Cope, Alabama NewsCenter Watch the video: "Plant Gaston APSO members lend hands to fill needs of the hungry" from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo.   Not knowing where your next meal is coming from is tough: It’s not only physically daunting, but it’s emotionally trying, especially for...

By Donna Cope, Alabama NewsCenter Call it a “Turkey Day” extravaganza. About 40 volunteers, including eight members of the Eastern Division Chapter of the Alabama Power Service Organization (APSO), carved 150 turkeys at the J. Craig Smith Community Center in Sylacauga. It was the first step in making...