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Leeds is a growing city with so much going on and Everyone Leeds is the place to go to be in the know. We hope you will share us with your family and friends as we continue to bring news and upcoming events to you. Please remember to Shop Leeds. Shop Local!
ONCE IN A LIFETIME: TUESDAY WAS TWOSDAY - 2.22.22
This week was unique in history with Tuesday being 2.22.22. Some of our local retailers and restaurants had Twosday specials and YP Leeds Area held their Valentine's Party with a great turnout and lots of fun!
The Young Professionals service project to paint the Gazebo downtown is scheduled for March 13. The next YPLA event is scheduled for March 17 in celebration of Mardi Gras. For more information about YP Leeds Area which is open to young professionals ages 21-45, please visit www.YPLeedsArea.com.
Expansion at Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce
The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their expansion. Additional team members have joined the organization to enable the chamber of commerce to serve you better. The chamber team now includes (L-R) Diane Poole, Anne Glidewell, Annette McGuire-Davis, Dona Bonnett, and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Sandra McGuire.
The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501c6 non-profit organization that has been “leeding the way” since 1950 providing business and community support and will celebrate its 72nd birthday this year.
The chamber is your information bureau, a great business resource, your liaison between city government and the business community. The chamber supports your business, your community and your schools.
A Chamber Membership can help you and your business increase visibility and credibility as well as provide an environment for your business to flourish. Membership Includes your business listing on the Chamber website with a link to your business website, invitation to monthly luncheons with worthwhile speakers and networking with other business professionals, ability to publicize your business at monthly luncheons & e-blasts, ability to purchase health insurance at group rates through our CCAA partnership, opportunities to sponsor chamber & community events, frequent email updates to keep you informed about Chamber and community events and more plus Chamber Members are recommended first to any new resident or businesses locating to our area! More Info: www.LeedsAreaChamber.com
Leeds Residents Suffer Storm Damage
Leeds residents suffered storm damage Friday evening when a tornado or similar wind strike came through the Dunnavant Road area. Among the damage, a tree fell on a mobile home which trapped a couple inside their home on Cedar Avenue. The tree actually split the mobile home in two. The couple called for help and their neighbor came to help. Rescuers were able to get them out.
Other homes in the area sustained some damage and power outages occurred. A few people were trapped in their homes temporarily, because power lines were down in their yards or debris kept them from being able to get out of their homes, but no injuries were reported.
The City of Leeds crews were on the scene with cleanup efforts. Church of the Highlands Disaster Team was also on the scene to help. Neighbors pitched in. Everyone worked well into the night. City crews were back on the scene this morning after Alabama Power cleared the power lines and continue to work in the cleanup efforts under the direction of the City’s Public Works Supervisor Johnny Warren. Thank you to everyone who has helped and continues to work in these disaster restoration efforts.
The Backyard Leeds at The Shops of Grand River
"SHALL WE PLAY A GAME?"
Do you remember the movie?
Come by The Backyard and play some of the games in our arcade before your next movie!
HEADS UP! Here is this week's MOVIE LINE UP! February 25th-27th
Screen 1: Closed
Spider-Man: No Way Home - 8:41pm
Dog - 6:30pm
House of Gucci - 8:15pm
Death On The Nile - 6:30pm
The King’s Man - 8:55pm
More Info: https://www.grandriverdrive-in.com/
Thursday, February 24
2 Day Watercolor Class with Gayle Jones
Another great Watercolor Class with Gayle Jones today at Artists Incorporated Gallery. Gayle’s next class with be a 2-day session February 24th & 25th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Click link for details.
Re-Election Fund Raiser Event for Dickie Drake
Food, Fun & Drinks!!!
Vote Dickie Drake to keep our Local Representative!!!!
Paid for by Friends of Dickie Drake
Pop Culture Trivia | Rails & Ales
Pop Culture Trivia Challenge brings the fun to Rails and Ales every Thursday at 7 pm. Your team will have fun trying to answer fun questions about tv, music, movies, The Office, cartoons and more! Rock out to your favorite party music while answering fun questions. Prizes to the winning teams! D squared Food Truck 6-9 pm. More Info: https://railsandales.beer/events
Friday, February 25
Saturday, February 26
Join us to celebrate Alabama Arbor Week & take home a tree seedling Feb 26!
REGISTRATION IS NOT NEEDED for this event. Tree seedlings will be available from 12 pm until 2:30 pm, or until inventory is depleted. Tree seedlings are available to the general public on a first come first served basis. Limit of 3 ornamental trees and 7 total trees per person/household. Tree species available will be announced the week before the event. Join us by the Fountain at the Grand River Outlet Shops. Rain location will be under the atrium near the food court.
Sunday, February 27
Discovering Cedar Grove Baptist Church Leeds
Who's coming?? Lunch is provided!! Sign up Today!
If you plan to attend the Discovering Cedar Grove lunch this Sunday, please sign up and reserve your seat! www.cedargroveleeds.org/discover
Family Sunday at First Baptist Church Leeds
ONE FAMILY worship and luncheon this Sunday!
It’s going to be amazing! Hope you can join us!
Tuesday, March 1
Shakespeare Acting Classes
Victoria Boyce teaches weekly acting classes at Leeds Theater and Arts Center on Tuesdays. Spring theme is Shakespeare, with showcase on April 29-30. Call 205-285-7635 to reserve your spot in class. Students 7-19 years old will learn how to read and perform Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies along with how to perform a monologue and how to sword fight, all in a family friendly environment. More Info: http://www.leedsartscouncil.org/
Wednesday, March 2
First Wednesday Worship | The Tower of Prayer Church
Our First Wednesday Service is in full effect! Join us in the sanctuary and online for this life-changing worship experience with Apostle C. Shaemun Webster as he ministers on his 34th birthday!
Upcoming Events to Put on Your Calendar
Shadowlands This Weekend At Leeds Theater & Art Center
Friday, Saturday & Sunday & upcoming March 4,5 & 6
Shadowlands tickets at the Leeds Art Council for sale
More Info: http://www.leedsartscouncil.org/
Leeds Baseball and Softball announces Greenwave Giveaway on March 5
It is going to be at Rails and Ales this year. This is a fundraiser for both the Leeds Baseball and Softball teams. We would also love to sell more tickets, so if you know of anyone who may be interested, please contact email@example.com.
Fused Glass with Karen Dixon March 5 Artists Incorporated Gallery 1-3 pm
$50.00 includes all materials. All experience levels are welcome. Class size is limited. Email to register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disney's Moana Jr | Oak & Ivy Theatre
Leeds High School’s Oak & Ivy Theatre is in the pre-production phase for Disney's Moana, Jr. at the moment. Performances are March 10, 11, 12, 14 at 7 PM. It includes students from the entire Leeds City Schools District - grades Pre-K through 12th. The high school band will perform a pre-show of island music themed around Moana.
First Baptist Church Leeds | MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP WEEKEND
March 18-19, 2022 - Join us starting Friday night, March 18th at WorldSong Missions Place in Cook Springs, AL. This overnight event includes lodging, three meals and all activities associated with the discipleship. The cost is $50 per person. Please see Pat Kotal or email email@example.com to register for this event.
Barber Motorsports Park Leeds Indy5K
Trot the track with us! Don’t miss your opportunity to run a 5K on the Augusta of Racing on April 29 for the Indy 5K by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Registration is live NOW & only $30!
http://ow.ly/sThp50HJkSX #IndyBHM #Indy5k
Shopping, Deals & More
Chick-fil-A Leeds (1808 Ashville Rd, Leeds, AL)
NOW HIRING: Back of House Leaders
If you or someone you know has experience in kitchen management please share this with them! To apply visit our Indeed Job posting at the link below:
L.A. Salon & Boutique has Tanning!!!
We are so excited to say that Our New Bulbs and acrylics are in the house!! Come see us here @ LA Salon & Boutique in Leeds!
Mum & Me Mercantile
Check out our new Kissy Kissy baby convertibles 👶💙 They are so soft and comfy and are guaranteed to keep your little angel at ease!!!
Don’t have time to shop today? Go to mumandmeleeds.com and make a pick-up order or make it an online order and we will ship it right to your doorstep!
The Outlet Shops Of Grand River | Win A Family Play Pack
Come Shop. Stay to Play.
The Outlet Shops of Grand River is the perfect place to bring your family to shop and play. We are giving away a Family Play Package that includes a $100.00 The Backyard gift card (good for drive-in movies, Neighbors Brew & Pies, Saw’s, BBQ, Mini Golf, and the Snack Shack). Also included are four tickets to The Pixel Room – Birmingham’s first and largest selfie museum. Enter to win a Family Play Pack at https://shopsofgrandriver.com/familyplaypack/ . Drawing will be held on February 28, 2022.
Come on in to Workout Anytime and let us help you start your fitness journey! Call or schedule your free tour online today
Make 2022 the year of YOU
Get in shape with our instructor-led fitness group classes!
More Info: https://workoutanytime.com/leeds/
Let's Fill The Food Pantry
Eden Westside Baptist Church River Campus Mission
We are so blessed to have these young ladies! They are creating our Soup and Cracker Mission Goal Sign!
Our Goal is to collect 222 cans of Soup and 55 boxes of Crackers!
We’ve collected 51 cans of soup and 14 boxes of crackers as of 2-16-22.
Way to go Church!
Let’s feed the stomach so we can then feed the Spirit.
Let’s fill the Food Pantry!
More Info: http://www.edenwestside.org/
Qualified homeowners may be eligible for an Alabama Storm Shelter Tax Credit
Alabama Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Revenue, is tasked with administering the provisions of the Alabama Storm Shelter Tax Credit Act.
This Week's Recipe
Slow-Cooker Beef & Broccoli
This easy beef & broccoli is so much better than takeout. Serve it over white or brown rice, with plenty of Sriracha.
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LOOKING FOR A LOCAL VENDOR?
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If you are a local business and not a chamber member, maybe it's time! For more information, visit www.LeedsAreaChamber.com.
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