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Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Alabama will hold its ninth annual sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, August 1, 2014 and ending Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 12 midnight, giving Huntsville and Madison County shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales tax. Local sales tax may apply. For a complete list of what’s exempt and what’s(…)

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Get Back in Your Back-to-School Routines

Get Back in Your Back-to-School Routines

Summer break is a little bit shorter for most of us in the Huntsville/Madison area this year. In less than TWO WEEKS we will be setting alarm clocks, packing lunches and preparing to make a new year of memories. Here are a few tips you can start now to help make the transition painless and get the(…)

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Support Group Spotlight: Sonia Inc.

Support Group Spotlight: Sonia Inc.

Shaun Sonia has a passion for helping family and kids. He comes by it honestly. His grandfather, William Sonia, Jr., was given to helping needy families, and Shaun’s grandmother, Elizabeth “Red” Sonia, served the needy by cooking meals for them. Shaun continues his grandparents’ legacy with Sonia Inc. Shaun founded Sonia Inc. about 8 years ago,(…)

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2014 Afterschool Care in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County

2014 Afterschool Care in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County

As summer comes to its inevitable end most parents are no longer tasked with how to occupy their school aged children during the day. The return to a normal schedule is especially helpful to parents who work outside the home but, as much as we may wish it did, the work day does not end at(…)

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Homeschooling Resources in Huntsville

Homeschooling Resources in Huntsville

The following is a compilation of resources for parents who have decided to homeschool or are considering that option in Huntsville and Madison County, AL. If you know of a resource we have not listed, please contact us and we will be happy to add it here. Online Resources Alabama Homeschool Legislation – knowing all(…)

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PFLAG Huntsville Offers Support, Education, and Advocacy

PFLAG Huntsville Offers Support, Education, and Advocacy

In 1972, a mom in New York City named Jeanne Manford did something revolutionary. She marched next to her son Morty in the Christopher Street Liberation Day March, the precursor to today’s Pride parade. So many gay and lesbian people came up to her after that event and asked her to talk to their parents that(…)

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