Brundidge businesses, industries prepare for October 30 ‘Homecoming’

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Sponsored Content Next Up“By tying the Great Alabama Homecoming with the Peanut Butter Festival, we should have a huge number of people in town on Saturday, Oct. 30,” Caraway said. “Our committee is concentrating on involving our present businesses and industries as well as honoring those of the past by inviting their employees to be a part of this great day of celebration.”Caraway said a business and industry tent will be set up for the employees of present and past businesses and industries to gather, renew friendships and reminisce.The business and industry tent will have light refreshments and door prizes but most of all it will be a gathering place for workers who, literally, share a common “thread.” Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Email the author You Might Like Union Springs couple killed in Monday crash A Union Springs couple died Monday in Pike County in a traffic accident. According to Alabama State Trooper Spokesman Kevin… read more For more than 40 years Brundidge was the home to glove and factories. At one time, the “shirt factory” employed up to 900 workers.The town has been home to food industries since 1928 when J.D. Johnston opened a commercial peanut butter mill in a two-story wooden building that is now a museum (in progress) of local history.Brundidge continues to be home to a couple of food industries, as well as other industries, and a strong business community.“We are sending invitations to as many former business and industry employees as possible but, of course, it’s not possible to get names and addresses of all of those who have been a part of the industrial and business communities,” Caraway said. “But everyone is invited to be a part of this great celebration.”Plans for the business and industry reunion within the Homecoming celebration are still being made. The plans include possible entries in the Nutter Butter Parade.“This will be a great time of celebration in Brundidge and we are encouraging everyone to mark Saturday, October 30 on their calendars and plan to be in Brundidge for the Great Homecoming Celebration,” Caraway said. By Jaine Treadwellcenter_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration More than 200 towns across Alabama will welcome their people home this year during the Great Alabama Homecoming, which is part of the Year of Alabama Small Towns and Downtowns – a celebration of everything that is “Sweet Home Alabama.”The small town of Brundidge will take its celebration turn in a big way on the last Saturday in October, which is traditionally the day of the Peanut Butter Festival, sponsored by the Brundidge Historical Society.For 20 years now, the town has celebrated its proud history in the peanut butter industry with the annual harvest and heritage celebration. So that was the day Brundidge chose for its Great Alabama Homecoming celebration, said Chuck Caraway, spokesperson for the event’s business and industry committee. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Print Article By The Penny Hoarder Book Nook to reopen Brundidge businesses, industries prepare for October 30 ‘Homecoming’ Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 8:12 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2010last_img read more