Sharing holiday, personal passion

Published 1:20 pm Thursday, January 7, 2010

The annual Christmas ornament swap held at the home of Kathy Plemons in Pelham took a different approach this year. Guests were welcomed into the beautifully decorated home to share Christmas treats and friendship.

As a part of this traditional get-together of friends, Miss Jessica Brookshire, 2010 Miss Fountain City, was asked to speak to the group.

Brookshire shared with the group her personal platform – K.A.R.M.A. (Kids Against Ridicule, Meanness and Aggression), which is a campaign to end bullying in Alabama.

In the spirit of the season, she encouraged guests to consider making donations to Children’s Miracle Network as well as The Megan Meier Foundation, a national organization dedicated to end bullying in schools.

Miss Brookshire will represent the Prattville area in the Miss Alabama Pageant to be held at Samford University in June.