Meeting the Physical, Emotional, & Spiritual Needs of the Family
Check out this summary of the Free Day of Family Fun:
Here’s a snapshot of just some of the fun, free activities that took place at the Celebrate the Family Expo on Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Hoover Met Complex’s Finley Center.
1. A “Herd” of Chick-fil-A Cows were on hand to greet guests, take pics and share goodies.
2. Meet Mickey & Minnie, Elsa and Paw Patrols’ Chase and Skye! The cast took pictures, signed autographs and performed a sneak peak of their upcoming Characters on Parade Performance February 22, 2020. The characters are a part of the Just Keep Smiling ministry that assists families with children in medical crisis.
3. Kids’ Zone courtesy Deborah’s Party Rentals included an 18 Foot Slide, Bounce House, and Interactive Mickey Park Learning Club. Plus Face Painting by Painted Personalities!
4. Live music performances included Kevin Derryberry and Marc Phillips, local choirs and more.
5. Free Face Painting by Painted Personalities.
6. Special private lounge area just for nursing moms courtesy of St. Vincent’s Nursing Nook.
7. Meet and greet with Birmingham Christian Family(BCF) past cover stories and special guests like Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato.
8. Product and food samples included sampling and voting for your favorite birthday sweets as part of our Birthday Ballot!
9. Available resources to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the family.
10. Onsite free recycling of electronics and free shredding from provided by Gone For Good, a program of United Ability.
11. Onsite King’s Home Thrift Store donation truck took donations and provided a tax-deductible receipt. Donations helped the women and children at King’s Home.
Special thanks to our Title Sponsor Heritage Preschool, our Major Sponsors St. Vincent's Nursing Nook, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vision Financial Group and Tiger-Rock Martial Arts and our Event Sponsors including Children's of Alabama and Renewal by Andersen.
Our exhibitors included 101 Mobility, Alabama Credit Union, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham, Brookdale University Park, Classical Conversations, The Center for Executive Leadership, Crafter's House, Creative Mindz, Cookie Destiny, Cookie Cutter's Children's Haircuts, Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama, Emily's Heirloom Pound Cakes, Galleria Woods, Grandma Betty's Pepper Jelly, Gone For Good, a service of United Ability, Heritage Preschool, Heritage Christian Academy, Ironstream Media, Jimmie Hale Mission, Just Keep Smiling, Kevin Derryberry Music, King's Home, Live Well with Stacy, Lou Lou's, Linda Harper Music, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Pampered Chef, Prince of Peace Catholic School, Samaritan Counseling Centers of Greater Birmingham, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, STEPS Ministries, Shelby County Humane Society, Sav-A-Life Shelby, Simply Sheets, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, Vacation Concierge, Valleydale Church, Vision Financial Group, WDJC, Worldsong Missions Place, WoodmenLife, Your Kids Urgent Care and Yucatan Candles.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first Celebrate the Family Expo! †
Request a Sponsor/Vendor application now for our 2nd Annual Expo Event- May 8, 2021 at the Pelham Civic Complex!
Space is limited.