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Celebrate the Family Expo Recap!

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On May 8, 2021, Birmingham Christian Family (BCF) celebrated 21 years of GOOD NEWS at the Celebrate the Family Expo. Here are just a few of the highlights from the free day of family fun at the Pelham Civic Complex!

Mayor Waters at the ExpoCity of Pelham Mayor Gary W. Waters helped us kick off the day of fun.

Gone for Good TruckGone for Good, a program of United Ability, shredded any unwanted documents and recycled old electronics for free. A King’s Home Thrift Store truck also accepted donations. 

Child with BelleExpo attendees met and took pictures with Disney Princess Belle and Birmingham Bulls Hockey’s mascot, Toro! We even had minions and Paw Patrol’s Chase and Skye stop by for a visit! 

Welcome Desk PicEach attendee received a Birthday Bingo sheet when they arrived. Every booth had a special stamp and if attendees filled out three rows of stamps by visiting each booth, they were entered to receive great prizes like $100 Publix Gift Card, courtesy of event sponsor Vision Financial Group, Inc., gift cards from BCF advertisers like Mark’s Outdoors, cases of cookies from Bud’s Best Cookies, and so much more!

Kevin Derryberry PerformingLive music, praising God, was enjoyed by all thanks to Kevin Derryberry!

Child getting face paintedChildren enjoyed getting their faces painted for free, courtesy of Painted Personalities

Liz Lewis with LaurieBCF Scholarship Winner Liz Lewis and Runner-Up Taylor Woodard received their college scholarship certificates at the Expo! Be on the lookout for our 2022 Scholarship opportunity soon. 

Child Sliding Down InflatableInflatables from Fun Source were a huge hit! 

Jonathan and Trae VolunteeringWe couldn’t have done it without our volunteers! Expo Volunteers

Photo Booth PictureThanks to sponsor America’s First Federal Credit Union we all had a chance to snap a pic at the Photo Booth and make an Expo! memory.

Laurie and Chick-fil-A Brookwood's Operator


Thank you to Chick-fil-A Brookwood Mall Village‘s Operator for delivering delicious meals for our exhibitors and volunteers!

Shades Mountain Baptist boothSpecial thanks to our Title Sponsor, Vulcan Termite & Pest Control, Inc, and our Major Sponsors: Children’s of Alabama, Classical Conversations, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts and Vision Financial Group, Inc for making the Expo a reality and sharing great family resources and giveaways!

Classical Conversations BoothTiger Rock booth

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