Ella Grossomanides is a student intern in the Alabama Public Radio newsroom. She is a sophomore at the University of Alabama studying Communication Studies and News Media. She has a passion for writing and journalism, which lead her to radio work. In her free time, Ella enjoys listening to music, reading, and volunteering with children at after school programs.
A campaign is challenging Alabamians to use the thousands of miles of recreational trails in the name of good health. The goal is to utilize the state’s diverse landscapes to make active living an experience.
An international non-profit that advocates for people with disabilities is hosting an event in Alabama this weekend. Best Buddies International is known for helping people with autism, down syndrome, traumatic brain injury and other undiagnosed disabilities.
A festival that attracts thousands of people to Mobile each year kicks off this weekend. The annual Kites Over Mobile festival starts on Saturday at Brookley by the Bay Park.
The State of Alabama is partnering with the Saban Center to create an innovative STEM hub and performing arts center. STEM curriculum deals with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.