Walker Area Community Foundation

Walker Area Foundation presents Wild Alabama $35,000 grant


From left, Walker Area Community Foundation President Paul Kennedy, Kim Waites, Wild Alabama Wilderness Stewardship Coordinator; Lindsay Madison, stewardship assistant; Brittany Seaborg, stewardship coordinator - Talladega National Forest, Maggie Johnston, Wild Alabama Executive Director and Janice Barrett, outreach and education coordinator. (Courtesy photo)
WINSTON COUNTY - The recent Wild Alabama volunteer picnic was made even sweeter by a visit from the Walker Area Community Foundation.

Arley Women’s Club gives thanks with luncheon


The Walker Area Community Foundation was honored with a plague from the Arley Women's Club for being a community partner. Shown from left, are Robbin Reed Allen, chairman of the board for the WACF, Beth Stukes, board member, Barbara Wills, Arley Women's Club president and Paul Kennedy, president of the WACF.
ARLEY - Donors have been the life’s blood of the Arley Women’s Club, and those donors were thanked in a big way recently.

Pocket park planned for Haleyville


This is an artist’s rendering of the park and amphitheater to be located on the vacant lot on Main Street in downtown Haleyville.
HALEYVILLE - What began as an idea to further revitalize Haleyville’s downtown district has blossomed into action, with plans to turn a vacant lot along Main Street into a thriving community park, complete with an amphitheater, landscaping and decorative drawings along the walls of the adjoining building.

Walker Area Foundation spreads Christmas cheer through grants


The Arley Women’s Club will purchase a sensory dome for Hamner Park with funds granted from the Walker Area Community Foundation. Shown in the discovery cave at the park is Laura Ulz, chairwoman of the park committee. Standing from left are Terre Sutherland and Barbara Wills, president of the AWC.
WINSTON COUNTY - For the greater good is the mission for many non-profit agencies, and local ones are benefiting from the generosity of a Walker County organization, which are in turn helping the public.