October 2, 2020


Currently 94 young women are attending college with the help of Linly Heflin. Posted on Sunday, September 1st, My high school counselor, Mrs. They made me feel as if I belonged with them. They were so determined that my life course would turn out differently than theirs. From this program, we have seen women prosper and succeed to later make an impact in the lives of others.

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In the ensuing weeks, as college acceptance letters and other correspondence for me began to come in the daily mail, Daddy made a habit of opening my mail for me in his excitement. Through the help of scholarship money from Linly Heflin, she was able to attend and graduate from the University of North Alabama in Florence. Because they believed in me, I grew up with extraordinary confidence that probably surpassed my actual abilities.

Fineburg received a Ph. Her father, Sam Cole, one of khisti children, had completed the 8 th grade before spending his life working as a carpenter. Naturally a people-pleaser, I worked hard to make my parents and teachers proud.

Home for the Holidays. When Papaw Raymond was 12 years old, his diss was murdered, leaving his children and their widowed mother to struggle through the Great Depression alone.

Khristi Doss-Driver

My daddy is a master electrician, who now supervises hospital maintenance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Nha Khanh, the featured designer, will show off her love for balance in nature and architecture. From a pool of about to applications, Linly Heflin was able to fund 30 scholarships last year.


Mama and Daddy took on the responsibility of preparing kyristi my arrival by getting married and renting a garage apartment in Tarrant. The short life of Linly Heflin has created ripples in Birmingham for almost kjristi century. The Linly Heflin Unit has a motto: After returning home from the war, Papaw Raymond became an iron worker and had a long career out of the iron workers local union in Birmingham, where he performed services over the years for companies including U.

Steel and Alabama Power.

Khristi Doss Driver

My family lived without a lot of material things and services when I was growing up, but as a child I was mostly unaware of our poverty. Both of my sisters later attended college, becoming registered nurses. Posted on Sunday, September 1st, She is happily married to Joe Driver, also an attorney, and they live khrsiti Hoover with their two beautiful children, Steven 8 and Sophia 3. Amy Maddox Amy felt from some of her earliest years that she was born to be a teacher. She was dsos of 10 children from Walker Kgristi.

In some of the members of the Red Cross unit decided to found a philanthropic organization as a memorial to their dear friend and leader. Happy Anthony Primarily a homemaker, Happy Anthony also works as a substitute teacher and is heavily involved in the Linly Heflin organization. Fineburg has positively affected the lives of thousands of students and teachers in Alabama and across the country.


They made me feel as khristu I belonged with them. For three decades, Gus Mayer has been coordinating and implementing the highest level of fashion shows for Linly Heflin, which has been instrumental in raising multiple yearly scholarships to help educate woman in our community.

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Through grit, hard work, tremendous self-discipline, and strength of character, my parents worked and saved their way over the years into the middle class. It was always the intention of the Unit to keep membership small and today it stands at ; the membership is limited to members. They were so determined that my life course would turn out differently than theirs.

By this time the flu epidemic that was to ravage our country had already begun in Birmingham. They understood education was the key to opportunity. Her mother, Lena Mae Cole, who was ohristi one of 10 children born in Walker County, had completed only the 6 th grade and gave birth to her first child at the age of I will never forget the day of my Linly Heflin interview.