33rd Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Ceremony 2023

Join us on May 29th at Centennial Memorial Park in Anniston, as we honor our military heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of service during our 33rd annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

The ceremony will begin at 11:00 AM at 225 Ken Rollins Way, Anniston, AL 36207.

For more information, please contact Ken Rollins at: 256-239-9234. 

Anniston Changers at Norwood Park! (03/18/23)

Anniston Changers Flyer Norwood Park 3.18.23

The Anniston Changers are BACK, and we invite all those interested to come out and volunteer with us on Saturday, March 18th, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Norwood Park!

Volunteers can register to serve at this link: https://bit.ly/3IZralZ
Our meeting location will be in the parking lot of Norwood Park: 420 W. 29th St, Anniston, AL 36201
We will be working to clean up the areas and neighborhoods around the park, so be sure to bring any lawn equipment you can! We will be picking up litter as well!

Refreshments will be provided for all who volunteer! If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact City Public Relations Director, Jackson Hodges, via text or call at: 256-846-2044!

21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast & Youth Participation Day!

Martin Luther King Jr Day

We hope that everyone will join us at the Anniston City Meeting Center (1615 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201) at 9:00 AM on Monday, January 16, 2023 as we celebrate the life, legacy, and lasting impact of Dr. King through our MLK Breakfast & Youth Participation Day! 

This year’s theme is: “Never Lose Hope!” Our guest speaker will be Saks High School Graduate, Kimberly Houzah. 

All city and county school students are invited to participate in this event and the school with the most participation will be given an award! 

Please note the following important information for this event: 

All registered volunteers will need  to be present at the Anniston Meeting Center at 8:00 AM. There will be a sign-in table for all participating city and county school students. 

For more information on this uplifting event, please contact Patricia Pickens at: 256-231-7630.

We would also like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible: The Calhoun County Commission and Commissioner Fred Wilson, State Representative Barbara B. Boyd, Pandoras Art & Social Club, the Iota Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., the Pan Hellenic Council of Calhoun County, and the Zeta Mu Sigma (alumni) Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

7th Annual Judkins Family Christmas BBQ!

Judkins Family Christmas 2022

The 7th Annual Judkins Family Christmas BBQ will take place on Sunday, December 25, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the Carver Community Center (720 W. 14th Street, Anniston, AL 36201)!

There will be free food, fellowship, and music from acts such as N2 Christ & Mary Culpepper Community Choir!

If you are interested in performing at this event, or would like to offer your support, please contact Ms. Jackie Judkins at: 256-591-5194!

The menu will include Ribs, Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and Sides! Delivery will be available for disabled citizens, simply reach out to 256-591-5194 to set it up!

Thanksgiving Community Cleanup! | 11/19/22

Anniston Changers Flyer Boozerbeam 11.19.22-2

Boozerbeam is feeling thankful this Fall season, and wanted to give back to their surrounding community! Thus, we invite all those interested to come out and volunteer with the Boozerbeam staff on Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM, as they sponsor an Anniston Changers clean up event!

Register to volunteer at this link: https://bit.ly/3fLsNJO 

Volunteers will meet in the parking lot across from Boozerbeam located at:
1608 West 16th St, Anniston, AL 36201
We will be working to clean up the areas and neighborhoods nearby the facility, thus be sure to bring any lawn equipment you can such as lawn mowers or weed eaters!

Breakfast will be provided for all who volunteer! If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact City PIO, Jackson Hodges, anytime via text or call at: 256-846-2044!

2022 Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony_11.11.22

Join us at Anniston’s Centennial Memorial Park for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony, as we commemorate our veterans and their service to our country! For more information, please contact Ken Rollins at: 256-239-9234. 

NOVEMBER 11, 2022



APD Annual Christmas Toy Drive!

2022_ADP Toy Drive Flyer_Final-2

The Anniston Police Department is excited to announce the kickoff of its annual Christmas Toy Drive! We hope you can help us make some little ones smile this holiday season by dropping off toy donations at the Anniston Police Department (174 W 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201).

We will be accepting donations from November 1, 2022 until Friday, Dec. 9th! Afterwards, we will host the Toy Drive give-away at the Station on Friday, Dec. 16th.

Any one with questions may feel free to contact us anytime at: (256) 238-1800. Thank you!

Anniston Changers at the Carver Center!

Anniston Changers Flyer Carver Center 10.29.22-7

The Anniston Changers are headed to the Carver Community Center this month! This project marks our 2-Year anniversary of monthly service projects!

Before we celebrate though, there is work to do! So, we need your help! We will be tackling trash piles that have been left out on the roadside or illegally dumped, as well as picking up litter around the community, and more!

Volunteers will meet at the Carver Community Center Parking Lot (720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on Saturday, October 29th! We plan to work from 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM!

Link to Volunteer: https://bit.ly/3D9aMh5 
From the meeting point, volunteers will be assigned to areas of town to pick up any piles they see! So if you have a truck or trailer, and want to make an impact on your community, please join us on Saturday to be the Change! Other volunteers will work the area around Carver on foot, so there will be something for everyone to help with! 

Also, for those that can’t make the project, no need to worry! There will be rolloff dumpsters at Pelham Park, the Carver, Norwood Hodges, and South Highland Centers all day Saturday (10/29/22) for free use for all!

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact City PIO, Jackson Hodges, anytime via text or call at: 256-846-2044!

APD Thanksgiving Food Drive!

APD Thanksgiving food drive

The Anniston Police Department Community Relations Unit is conducting a food drive to help those in need for Thanksgiving. Starting on October 19, there will be a donation box in the front lobby of the police department to collect donated items (174 W. 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201).

For more information, please utilize the contact information below: 

Phone: 256-238-1800

E-Mail: apd@annistonal.gov

United Way’s Day of Action!


United Way of East Central Alabama would like to invite you to make a BIG IMPACT on our community! On Tuesday, October 25 from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 250 volunteers at each location will assemble and package 50,000 meals for our local food pantries and shelters to help fight against hunger in Calhoun County.
To show our appreciation, volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and enjoy a complimentary breakfast . By volunteering for this event YOU WILL DIRECTLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the lives of our friends and neighbors.
This event is limited to the first 500 registered.
Please make sure you note your location selection!