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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.

Chick fil A Herd Birmingham 11. A “Herd” of Chick-fil-A Cows were on hand to greet guests, take pics and share goodies.

Just Keep Smilig Merry market 2018 Characters IMG 4547 12. 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.

Screen Shot 2019 12 27 at 7.25.24 PM3. 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 MobilityAlabama Credit UnionBig Brothers Big Sisters of Greater BirminghamBrookdale University ParkClassical ConversationsThe Center for Executive LeadershipCrafter's House, Creative MindzCookie Destiny, Cookie Cutter's Children's Haircuts, Epilepsy Foundation of AlabamaEmily's Heirloom Pound Cakes, Galleria Woods, Grandma Betty's Pepper Jelly, Gone For Good, a service of United AbilityHeritage Preschool, Heritage Christian Academy, Ironstream Media,  Jimmie Hale MissionJust Keep SmilingKevin Derryberry MusicKing's Home, Live Well with Stacy, Lou Lou's, Linda Harper MusicNothing Bundt Cakes, Pampered Chef, Prince of Peace Catholic SchoolSamaritan Counseling Centers of Greater BirminghamShades Mountain Baptist ChurchSTEPS MinistriesShelby County Humane SocietySav-A-Life Shelby, Simply Sheets, Tiger-Rock Martial ArtsVacation ConciergeValleydale ChurchVision Financial Group, WDJC Worldsong Missions Place, WoodmenLifeYour Kids Urgent Care and Yucatan Candles.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first Celebrate the Family Expo! †

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