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Pay It Forward: Konica Harris of Montgomery

Four years ago, C.J. Knight was a freshman football player at Park Crossing High School and was severely injured at football practice, paralyzing him from the chest down. Since then his mother, Konica Harris, has been his caregiver 24/7.

Pay It Forward: Brenda Peacock of Troy

    Several years ago, Brenda Peacock started painting angels to sell. “We had a local child that had cancer that I did a little fundraising for. After that, I thought that worked pretty good, I need to keep this up,” said Peacock. And she did keep it up. Painting angels would soon become her mission. Helping to end children’s…

Pay It Forward: Thomas Cregar of Valley Grande

  Thomas Cregar lives in Valley Grande and delivers drinks for Pepsi. His stepdaughter says his hard work and positive attitude inspired her to nominate him for the award. Here’s how he’s paying it forward. “He’s been in my life since I was six and I’m about to turn 13. He’s been one of the most amazing dads I could…

Pay It Forward: Buena Browder of Montgomery

  Buena Browder has been serving the Montgomery and Chilton County communities for almost 30 years. She, along with her husband, co-founded the Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission, which provides shelter, a thrift store, and food to those in need. She recently opened Abner House, a place for women veterans. “There are homes for male veterans, but very few for…

Pay It Forward: LaTanglia Williams of Orrville

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring LaTanglia Williams of Orrville, Alabama Her non-profit, LIFT, serves the Dallas County community with a special focus on women who are incarcerated. She ministers to inmates at the Dallas County jail every Wednesday, sharing more than just encouragement during tough times. Her outreach has lead to one of her signature…

Magical Christmas Toy Drive: The Vance Law Firm

Alabama News Network is proud to bring you the 7th Annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive benefitting the Salvation Army of Montgomery. We are collecting new, unwrapped toys until December 11th.  The Salvation Army of Montgomery will distribute the toys to families in time for Christmas. Stewart Vance of the Vance Law Firm is a longtime sponsor of the event and…

Local Youth Organization Raises $20,000 in Golf Tournament

That’s My Child (TMC) hosted its first-ever charity golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 26. The inaugural tournament saw over 60 participants swinging in the tournament. The money raised is used to help the organization with its youth’s needs for success. Despite the pandemic and weather related issues, officials say they had an overwhelming out of people in the river region…

Pay It Forward: Fannie Davis of Burkville

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring Fannie Davis of Burkville. She’s an active member of several non-profit organizations in the River Region including the Poor People’s Campaign, and The Alabama Coalition Against Rape. As an associate pastor at Oak Street AME Zion Church in Montgomery, she says her calling is uplifting and serving other women. Many …

Pay It Forward: Saundra Cunningham of Deatsville

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring  Saundra Cunningham of Deatsville. She served for 24 years in the U.S. Air Force and believes giving back right in her backyard is just as much of an honor. Cunningham works as a contractor at Maxwell Air Force Base now and is one of the first faces many see as…