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:
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!

2023 Noble Street Festival & Sunny King Criterium!

2023 Noble Street fest

The Noble Street Festival returns to Downtown Anniston on May 6, 2023 from 11 AM – 7 PM! Join us for live music, local cuisine, pro bike racing, a free KidZone, and other exciting attractions! Main Street Anniston’s, Noble Street Festival, a large scale community event — anticipates bringing together nearly 7,500-10,000 attendees and dozens of companies from across the greater Calhoun County areas!

Interested in participating in the Festival? Download the applications below:


Wiggins Center Thanksgiving Dinner!

Wiggins Thanks Giving Dinner_2022

Join us at the Wiggins Community Center (2202 W 17th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on Thursday, November 24, 2022 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM for a free Thanksgiving Dinner with the community! 

For more information, please feel free to contact the Wiggins Center at: (256) 231-7628

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: 

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!

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: 
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


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!

Trunk-Or-Treat at the Carver Center!

Carver Trunk Or Treat 2022

 Halloween is right around the corner! 

Join Carver Community Center for our 3rd annual “DRIVE-THRU” TRUNK-OR-TREAT on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH from 6PM-8PM.
The line-up will start @ 5:45PM in the parking lot of Carver Center.



>>>Any volunteers or organizations who would like to participate in giving out candy from their cars OR provide candy donations please contact Carver Community Center ( 256.231.7630 )