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ASA Archery Coming to Cullman

Many people have heard of the big archery tournament that has been coming into Cullman for the past 2 years, but what is this event really all about? The Archery Shooter's Association is the international organization of professional archers, and their annual McKenzie Pro/Am Tour has brought thousands of world class archers to St. Bernard Abby in Cullman over the past several years. The tournament features close to 1,500 archers competing for large amounts of cash, scholarships, and other great prizes. The tournament will take place for the third year in Cullman August 1-4, with the biggest classic event to date.

For those not too familiar with archery, the ASA tournament may not be what one would think as compared to classic archery; there are no square targets with red, blue, and yellow rings. The ASA goes for a more natural feel using 3D animal targets with different point ammounts located on the 3D targets. These more natural targets are more challenging and difficult to shoo…

CWAC Hosting Christmas in July for Local Food Bank

The Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center will be holding a unique event on July 11, 2014 with Christmas in July. The event was a large success several years ago in supporting Cullman Caring for Kids and their efforts to keep children in the Cullman area from facing hunger.

Cullman Caring for Kids has served the Cullman Community in many great ways, taking stances to prevent child hunger and advocate for an end to child abuse. Many people are thinking of ways to give during the Christmas season, and donations to the food bank are always on an upswing around Christmas time.

But July is normally a pretty "dry" month for food banks all around, with less of an emphasis on giving during the summer season. Many students in Cullman County are provided free lunches during the school year; these food programs could be the only meal some of these students eat all day. The countless number of students that are able to use this program during the school year do not have this privilege…