Atmore Parent Resource Fair event held

Published 7:03 pm Thursday, November 17, 2022

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The first-ever Atmore Parent Resource Fair event was held Nov. 17 at Boxcar Willie on Ridgeley Street.

The fair included food, games, music and informational resources.

Escambia County School System Mental Health Service Coordinator Marlo Young, who coordinated the event, said approximately 85 people participated and visited the resource fair.

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“Overall, I felt that the event was a success and went really well, despite the cold weather,” Young said. “I got a lot of great feedback from participants and I look forward to this being a great annual event.”

The vendors at the resource fair included:

• Regional Autism Network

• Southwest Alabama Behavioral Healthcare Systems

• Passage USA

• Purelife Pharmacy

• Single Parent Raising a Gift (SPRAG)

• Rural Alabama Prevention Center (RAPC)

• PRIMA Girl

• Concerned Citizens of Atmore

• Atmore Community Allicance

• Children’s Policy Council

• Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

• Monica L. Pierre-Louis, LPC Entouch Counseling

• Women’s Resource Center

• Atmore Public Library

• Atmore Police Department

• Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry

• Child Advocacy Center

• J&M Concessions

• DJ RR Russell Robinson