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Welcome New Business - Merch Event Boutique
The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, January 20 at the new Merch Boutique located at 8139 Parkway Drive. Merch owner Tonya Kerr cut the ribbon and a host of Leeds area business professionals and chamber board members were there to celebrate. Merch Boutique officially opened Saturday, January 21. Be sure to stop in to shop and see their selections of women and children’s clothing, accessories, shoes and more. Photo L-R: Steven Weems, Kayla Jones, Caylee Ritch, Tonya Kerr, Sandra McGuire and Steve Karr. Photo courtesy of Dona Bonnett. For more information about Merch Boutique, please visit their website at www.MerchBoutiqueAL.com and their Facebook page. Also, shop the Merch app. You may download Merch Boutique VIP in the app store!
MortgageRight Leeds - Partnerships & Programs
City of Leeds Residential Garbage Notice:
GFL - Green For Life is the current residential garbage/waste management services for the City of Leeds residents. GFL bought out ECOSOUTH. There have been a number of social media posts about issues with GFI with billing and garbage pickup recently. If you are having problems with your garbage service, billing or any problems and you cannot get satisfaction from the company, you can send a complaint directly to the City of Leeds. There is a Household Trash Service Complaint button to submit your complaint on this page: https://www.leedsalabama.org/residential-garbage/
Grand River Drive -in
MOVIE LINEUP FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JANUARY 27-28
Screen 2: A Man Called Otto 6:30 / Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody 8:50
Screen 3: Avatar: The Way of Water 6:30 / No Double Feature Tonight
Screen 4: Puss In Boots: The Last Wish (Pg) 6:30 / M3gan (Pg-13) 8:25
Gates And Concessions Open From 5:30 Until 8:45 (15 Minutes After Final Showtime)
Gates Open / 5:30pm Movies Begin / 6:30p
Thursday, January 26
Mid-Day Ladies Group | Mosaic Chapel
January 26, 2023
Thursday, 10-11 am
Mid-Day Ladies Group – This group meets at the church on Thursdays at 10:00 am. This is a video study.
For other Community Groups, click on the link https://www.mosaicchapel.net/missional-community
Blazin Beats Music Bingo | Rails & Ales
Pop Culture Trivia Challenge is adding to the fun we bring with Blazin' Beats Bingo. This is a fast paced music bingo game where our hosts will play part of songs while you listen and mark them off on your bingo card. This ain't your grandma's bingo! Get ready to hear great music, win prizes and, hopefully, be the first to yell BINGO!!! We bring the fun to Rails and Ales. Thursdays at 7 pm. More Information: Rails & Ales
Friday, January 27
Nacho Daddy | Van's Bar Leeds
Nacho Daddy plays VAN'S this Friday night, January 27th, at 9 pm. Join the fun! High-energy DJ Kevin Shaw mixes it up your way on band breaks. A great addition to the Nacho Daddy show ... Head to VAN'S! It's gonna be rockin!
Saturday, January 28
Hutch Edwards Project | Van's Bar Leeds
See Hutch Edwards Project at VAN'S in Leeds, AL, on Saturday, January 28th, starting at 9:00 pm. DJ Dance Mix before the band at 8 pm.
Sunday, January 29
The Tower of Prayer Church
Visit The Tower of Prayer Church this week!
8429 1st Avenue SE
Leeds, AL 35094
Pastor C. Shaemun Webster
The Place Where God is Transforming Lives!
M0re Info: The Tower of Prayer Church | Facebook
Join Us This Week | Wellspring Worship Center
Visit Wellspring Worship Center this week! Sunday Services - Worship and Word: 10:30am
Hispanic Church - IGLESIA CHRISTIANA PAN Y FUENTE DE VIDA ETERNA at 5:30pm
Pastor Skip Alexander
Wellspring Worship Center
1433 Vivian Street
Leeds, AL 35094
Monday, January 30
Masterpiece Monday's - Leeds Arts Council 9a-Noon
Did you know we are open on Mondays from 9-12? Come on down to the #leedsartscouncil to view the art on display! Located at 8140 Parkway Drive.
More Info: www.LeedsArtsCouncil.org
Meet And Greet Mondays with Your New House Representative
Office Hours to get to know your new Alabama House Representative Susan DuBose. Refreshments and conversation with Susan.
Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce
7901 Parkway Drive
Tuesday, January 31
Line Dancing & Pool Tournament | Van's Bar
Wednesday, February 1
Time To Read Book Club | Leeds Jane Culbreth Library
Join moderator Mondretta Williams for a lively discussion of this month’s Time To Read book club reading challenge on the first Wednesday of each month. All are welcome to attend. Bring a snack to share.
(205) 699-5962 - LJCL Facebook Page
Wednesday Services | Cedar Grove Baptist Church
1st Wednesday Family Supper
February 1st- 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday Night Services
7:30pm - 8:30pm
For more information, click on the links below.
Free Billiards | The Backyard Leeds
Open Mic Night & Weekly Pool Tournaments | Van's Bar
Crossfit Righteous Kids
Starting on Monday, February 6th, CrossFit Righteous is offering an after school kids program for ages 5-16. CrossFit Kids is meant to be BIG fun for kids of all ages. At CrossFit Righteous we teach kids how to get in physical activity, while also teaching good healthy habits. We emphasize good movement patterns, while having fun. Good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance, and fewer sports injuries for kids. A vast body of research also indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement. CrossFit Righteous is a licensed CrossFit Kids affiliate with properly trained coaches excited to work with your kids.
Sign up: www.cfrighteous.com
Register Now for a Free Business Workshop | Leeds Chamber of Commerce
How to Start a Small Business or Taking your Side Hustle to Small Business - February 14 @ 8:30am.
There is no charge to attend this workshops, but please RSVP by contacting Sandra McGuire at (205) 965-9392 or Sandra@LeedsAreaChamber.com for any handouts and refreshments. For more information about the workshop, please click on the link: Leeds Area Chamber Business Workshops
Daddy - Daughter Western Party | Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce
WANTED: DADDIES & DAUGHTERS to mosey on over to the 2nd Annual Daddy-Daughter Western Party hosted by the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce. Bring a dad, grandfather, uncle or other special male guest! Saturday, March 18 from 6-8p at The Livery Event Center and The Historic Train Depot located in historic downtown Leeds at 8334-8335 Thornton Avenue.
Plenty of fun is planned with line dancing, face painting, balloon artist, refreshments, photo booth for selfies and more!
REWARD: Lots of Memories and a Stompin’ Good Time!
This event is designed for primary and elementary school ages. You will not want to miss this event!
Advance tickets: $15 each for Daddy & Daughter and $10 for each additional girl. All tickets are $20 at the door. To purchase tickets, please visit www.LeedsAreaChamber.com or call 205.965.9392.
Here is the direct link for reservations and payment options:
Shopping, Deals & More
Chinese New Year 2023 | China Wok
Order your Valentine Truffles | Little Cahaba Chocolates
Happy Valentines! Little Cahaba Chocolates is pleased to bring you our delicious artisan truffles for your pleasure.
Valentine Truffles will be available at Mum & Me Mercantile.
Little Cahaba Chocolates will be bringing the love and chocolate truffles to Mum and Me Mercantile in Leeds on February 11, from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. Make your Valentine feel special with some delicious handmade truffles from Little Cahaba Chocolates and a unique gift from Mum. No Valentine? Then, treat yourself! We look forward to seeing you!
Mum & Me Mercantile is located at 8032 Parkway Drive in historic downtown Leeds.
What's for Dinner | The Three Earred Rabbit
Stop by The Three Earred Rabbit for on of our fresh casseroles. Just take and bake dinner is ready in 30 minutes. Add a large side salad for $5.
Don’t forget dessert!
Check The Three Earred Rabbit-Leeds | Leeds AL | Facebook page for business hours & more delicious treats!
Valentine's Day Giveaway | Casey Parsons Team - Guild Mortgage
VALENTINES DAY GIVEAWAY
Share your love story with us to be entered into our giveaway contest; let us know how you and your significant other met!
Story must be posted as a comment below on our original Facebook thread. We would appreciate if you liked/followed our page. FEEL FREE TO SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS
WINNER WILL RECEIVE
One dozen red roses in a vase
$100.00 Visa Gift Card for date night
One box for gourmet chocolates
YOU HAVE UNTIL FEBRUARY 8th TO SHARE THE LOVE WITH US
Shop LA Salon & Boutique
on Livery Square
1601 9th Street, Leeds
$5 Sale | Mum & Me Mercantile
$5 sale. Tweens, kids, baby, ladies and ladies plus. Please come get a bargain and share with your friends.
Located at 8032 Parkway Drive.
Financing Now Available | Overstock Mattress Leeds
Synchrony deferred interest now offered in downtown Leeds at Overstock Mattress and Beds, up to 48 months no interest.
Overstock Mattress & Beds
8105 Parkway Drive
Overstock Mattress Facebook Page
Valentine's Day Package | The Backyard Leeds
** Our Valentine's Day DATE NIGHT with The Backyard and Grand River Drive-In**
2 Movie Tickets - 2 Mini-Golf Vouchers
1 Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza \ 2 Drink Cups
More info: The Backyard | Facebook
Winter Clearance Sale | The Outlet Shops of Grand River
Don't miss the Winter Clearance going on now at The Outlet Shops of Grand River until Tuesday, January 31. Discover the Thrill of the Deal!
Let's Paint a Valentine Box | The Wooden Anchor
Let's paint a Valentine box! Saturday, February 4 anytime between 10-4 at The Wooden Anchor. Children can decorate a wooden box to hold their Valentines for just $10! The top is decorated with the child's thumbprints. Call or message to reserve a box at 404.862.1679.
The Wooden Anchor is located at 8149 Parkway Drive.
Hiring Full-Time | Guardian Systems, Inc.
Guardian Systems, Inc. in Leeds is hiring field techs, full time positions M-F 8-5, good salary and benefits package offered. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass a drug test. All qualified and interested candidates, please apply at 1108 Ashville Road, Leeds or forward resume to email@example.com.
It's Time to Purchase Tickets for 2023 Greenwave Giveaway
This Week's Recipe
Crockpot Monkey Bread | Eating on a Dime
Monkey Bread Crockpot Recipe is delicious cinnamon, sugar breakfast idea. This slow cooker recipe has all the gooey texture that a traditional Monkey Bread has. Prepping the monkey bread in the slow cooker is easy and it cooks in a few hours.
The information about this recipe came from:
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