Children's of Alabama

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The toughness and resilience that help him on the football field enabled him to overcome pediatric cancer. Cooper Tullo, 18, is currently in remission from Burkitt lymphoma, an aggressive cancer that almost took his life before he became a teenager. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is holding the 13th installment of the BYOB (Bring Your Old Buddy) Scramble golf tournament Dec. 8. Read more


Sara Franklin horizontal Sept 2019

Photo courtesy of Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama.

The Hoover native and new mother was asleep in her home in the Kirkman Preserve community when she, for the first time in her life, experienced what is known as a tonic clonic seizure, sometimes called a grand mal seizure. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Riverchase Day School

Children at the school raised $3,690.13 with this year's effort. Read more


With a father who died of skin cancer and a mother who survived uterine cancer, Ashley Huffstutler thought in she probably would get some of kind of cancer in her old age, but she never imagined it would strike her at age 29 while pregnant. Read more

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Brooke Adams

Photo courtesy of Leadership Hoover

The third class of Leadership Hoover was scheduled to start meeting in late September, and the organization plans to start a Junior Leadership Hoover group in 2020. Read more


Babypalooza 2018

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The Babypalooza baby and maternity expo is headed to the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex for its 14th year in the Birmingham-Hoover area. Read more



Photo courtesy of Children’s of Alabama.

The second annual Give Hope 5K and fun run benefiting Children’s of Alabama will take place Saturday, May 4, at Veterans Park in Hoover. Read more


The 9th Annual Racing for Children’s Charity Dinner and Auction, presented by Medical Properties Trust, is April 5. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Give Hope 5K.

A group of nurses at Children’s of Alabama hospital are holding a new 5K and fun run fundraiser to benefit the hospital on May 5. Read more


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Photo by Jon Anderson

The previous agreement to hold the golf PGA Tour Champions golf tournament at Greystone Golf and Country Club was set to expire after 2018. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Michelle Chandler and her husband first moved to Hoover from Orange County, California, their 17-month-old daughter had to spend half a day at Children’s of Alabama. Read more


It's a two-hour fitness party at the Sertoma Park gym behind Green Valley Elementary School. Read more


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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

As grandstands were being erected on the Founders Course outside, leaders from Greystone, the PGA and Regions Bank gathered in the Founders Clubhouse. Read more


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Cherie Olivier

James Strong, 14, left Birmingham to head to Orlando for the official Ambassador Tour at Walt Disney World. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

A franchisee aims to raise $100K for cancer research at Children’s of Alabama. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.


The 5K and a 1-mile fun run will be at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road in Hoover. Read more


Dustin Cherry

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Viette Smith is looking at her son's future as a fresh start as his recovery from lymphoma continues. Read more


Gretchen Anderson

Photo by Erica Techo.

The Ross Bridge neighborhood is lined with ribbons. They’re pearl, in honor of Gretchen Anderson. Her family is using money raised from the ribbons to give back to the community. Read more


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