community service

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Photo courtesy of Kate Mather.

Mountain Brook Elementary encourages students to be involved in service activities by providing a grade-level service project each month. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Sixth-graders at BWF held a schoolwide food collection in the month of December. Read more

Brookwood Forest


Photo courtesy of the Service Guild of Birmingham.

The Service Guild of Birmingham is pleased to announce the 29th annual Guild Gala benefiting The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs. Read more


Robert Dorsey Krauss achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on Oct. 15, 2016, and was honored Dec. 18 at a Court of Honor ceremony at St. Peter’s Anglican Church. He is a member of Troop 53 under Scoutmaster George Elliott. Read more


Hollon Skinner was recently awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award by the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama. Read more



Photo by Christina Smith

Cherokee Bend School's planning is in full swing for its Community Awareness Committee’s goal of nine months of giving. Read more

Cherokee Bend

​Siblings Hollon and Henry Skinner received Presidential Service Awards for their volunteer hours last summer in various community and out-of-state activities. Read more


Donations for Bessemer

Photo by Olivia Burton.

After a devastating apartment fire left over 100 people without a home last weekend, Mountain Brook residents have banded together to collect donations. Read more


The recent improvements to the Tot Lot in Crestline were the project of not just this year’s Leadership Mountain Brook class but also the other community members they brought on board. Read more


Tot Lot Little Leader Day Project

Photo courtesy of Leadership Mountain Brook.

The Tot Lot in Crestline has new mulching and a new fence thanks to the Leadership Mountain Brook class. The project was completed on Sunday, April 26. Read more


The Junior League of Birmingham is now accepting applications for scholarships for young women living in Shelby or Jefferson counties. Read more


Every year during the holiday season, Mountain Brook Elementary adopts children from the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

All In Mountain Brook

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Leigh Ann Sisson knows that it takes more than schools to point children and teens in the right direction. Read more


Austin Scott Allie of Mountain Brook has joined his older brother, Brandon Ray, as an Eagle Scout. Read more


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