Montgomery, AL – First Lady Patsy Riley wants to collect blankets for Alabama's less fortunate this holiday season. The statewide drive is called "Blankets With a Blessing." Riley says she'll attach a written message to the blankets when they're delivered to shelters in the state. She also says she hopes they'll provide both physical and emotional warmth for those in need. Alabamians can drop off blankets at sites in Montgomery, Birmingham and Huntsville.
Montgomery, AL – As the winter season approaches, First Lady Patsy Riley is asking Alabamians to donate blankets. In a written statement, she said the effort is called "Blankets with a Blessing." Drop off sites are located in Montgomery, Birmingham and Huntsville. The first lady says the blankets be distributed to Alabamians in need. She also says she'll attach a written blessing to each blanket before they're delivered to shelters.
Montgomery, AL – Governor Bob Riley is asking Alabama's military veterans to wear their uniforms Thursday for Veterans Day. Riley is also encouraging Alabama's employers to allow their workers to participate in "Honor Our Military Day." The governor says it's an opportunity to honor co-workers, neighbors and others for their military service. The governor is scheduled to be in Huntsville Thursday to participate in a Veterans Day ceremony at the State Veterans Home.