Fall Festival to be held at Heritage Park

By Mike Oakley

The University of Montevallo will hold an Upward Bound Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct.12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Brent’s Heritage Park. 

There will be music and games as well as face painting and fun things for children. A DJ will provide musical entertainment and games such as a 3-legged race, sack race and relay races will be conducted. 

There will also be free food and drinks and a drawing for an Apple iPod (6th gen). 

All proceeds will benefit the Trio Upward Bound Foundation and raffle tickets are only $1 each. 

Organizers say to remember to bring lawn chairs. For information contact: Sharon Gilbert at 205-665-6268 or gilverts@montevallo.edu or Bruce Rutledge at 205-340-4273. 

SOURCEThe Bibb Voice
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Mike Oakley is a longtime community and state activist dedicated to making his space better than when he found it. A 39-year member of the Alabama Army National Guard and U.S. Army, Oakley achieved the rank of Command Sergeant Major (CSM) and was mobilized or activated four times. He is a member of the Bibb County Board of Education since 1998 and works tirelessly to improve education initiatives in his home county. A member of several state boards of directors, Oakley believes that your attitude determines your latitude and a positive mindset is imperative to defeat negativity encountered in life. A lover of books, poetry, music and history, Oakley is excited to be a part of the move to bring news and enlightenment to interested readers.