Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Good Afternoon! It's a Wonderful Wednesday and 
h ere is a glimpse of what is going on  
This Week in North Baldwin:

Market Days at the Chamber THIS Saturday, July 18th from 8am to 1pm!

Market Days returns Saturday, July 18, with an assortment of vendors selling everything from homegrown fruits and vegetables to furniture and artwork.

The event will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the front lawn of the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce on McMeans Avenue.


"Market Days has been building momentum and I'm happy to say we have a variety of vendors bringing everything from fresh produce and boiled peanuts to breads, jams, clothing, jewelry and yard sale items," said Kris Angelone, NBCEE Membership and Project Manager. "As always, our Blue Grass Band will be on site with fun entertainment."


This month's installment will also include a special activities for children. "We will be having pony rides and story time for the children as well as face painting, games and bubbles," Angelone said. "Our Junior Ambassadors have been instrumental in creating activities for the children with these events, please come out and help support their scholarship program."


Story-time will be held at 10 a.m. and noon, led by April Guthas. A food truck will also be on site to sell hamburgers with all the fixings.


"There's so much to do and so many great items available, you'll never know what you'll find," Angelone said. Additional Market Days are scheduled for Aug. 15 and September 19.


Vendor space is still available. For more information, or to reserve booth space, contact the Chamber at 251-937-5665, ext. 3.





A public hearing will be held at the Bay Minette City Hall located at 301 D'Olive Street at the regularly scheduled City Council on July 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. to consider the proposed amendment to the Bay Minette Zoning Ordinance.   CLICK HERE  find a copy of the proposed amendment.


Please contact the Bay Minette City Hall at 580-1619 if you have any questions regarding this public hearing.



Leadership Baldwin C ounty is now accepting applications for their 2015-2016 Class!

Apply online today at

Leadership Baldwin County is a program designed to identify current and potential leaders and enhance leadership in Baldwin County, Alabama. The program unites people from various areas of the county and addresses issues from a county-wide perspective. Leadership Baldwin County offers its members a broad range of experiences and insights about the county, its people, its needs, its services, its challenges and opportunities. Leadership Baldwin County enhances the development of long-term leadership in the county by

  • identifying existing and emerg
  • ing leaders from various geographic, ethnic, occupational, and economic segments of the county who have a sincere commitment to the area.
  • acquainting program participants with a wide range of community issues, resources, and opportunities which exist in our diverse county.
  • increasing the leadership skills of the participants and developing a spirit of unity which will provide common ground for working together on present and future issues. Baldwin County United is a county-wide civic organization which serves as a vehicle for Leadership graduates to continue their involvement and participation on a county-wide level.
  • providing the participants an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with each other and existing community leaders.
  • helping participants discover common ground and develop a broader perspective about our county and its future.



Tickets are now on sale for the Baldwin County High School's Drawdown, set for July 31 at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center in Bay Minette. Tickets are $100 each and includes admission for two adults, dinner, live music, silent auction AND the chance to win $5,000. Tickets can be purchased at the school, through Booster Club members and Bay Minette City Hall.



Mark your calendar and save the date for September 14, 2015, as we welcome business and industry leaders, school officials, previous Teacher Grant recipients and Teachers of the Year, elected officials and others, and learn more about the North Baldwin Coalition for Excellence in Education (NBCEE).


North Baldwin Coalition for Excellence in Education (NBCEE)


Monday, September 14 at 5:30 PM


Bay Minette City Hall Rotunda

301 D'Olive Street

Bay Minette, AL 36507


Our Mission:  To enhance the educational experience of all the students in the Bay Minette feeder pattern by providing financial support and other resources to supplement district wide programs and activities.


For more information about NBCEE and our programs, visit our website at and Like us on Facebook.



Operation FitKids educates children and their families on the benefits of regular physical activity and proper nutrition.

The program is offered to children (ages 7-11)

Topics Include:
* Move and groove as you eat to win
* Heart-smart kids on the liquid lookout
* Walk this way/Snack attack
* Pump it up/How much to eat
* Toughen up/Cut the fat
* Chill out/Breakfast... Don't skip it
* Putting it all together

Free with a physician referral.

For more information, call:
North Baldwin Fitness Center
Bay Minette * 937-9099




The North Baldwin Camp at BCHS will be held August 5th through 8th, registration deadline is July 29th!


 CLICK HERE to learn more! 


The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office Shining Star Camp helps to build life skills, instill confidence and develop self-esteem. The curriculum includes a wide range of activities that incorporates teamwork, physical fitness, and general Sheriff information. We emphasize the importance of physical and mental fitness and teach good citizenship. The Sheriff's Office strives to provide a positive learning experience for children during their summer break. The program is structured to be fun, informative and challenging. It even incorporates a family fun day with a certificate ceremony to give parents, grandparents and guardians the opportunity to share in the experience of what their children have learned through their participation in the camp.




Community Action Agency of South Alabama Head Start & Pre-K programs are currently taking applications for the 2015 - 2016 school year!



Mandie Thompson Photography now booking Senior Sessions!


Click here for more information!



For more information on these and other North Baldwin Happenings be sure to visit our Calendar of Events


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Have a Wonderful Week Everyone!  

As always we hope to see you out and about in North Baldwin!