1210 Industrial Pkwy.
Saraland, AL 36571
Phone: (251) 675-0100
Fax: (251) 675-0100
Prichard is a part of Mobile County and was incorporated as a city in 1925. It was earlier known as Toulminville and was supposed to be a station on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad. The land was bought by Cleveland Prichard after whom the town is named who wanted to establish a farming center. After the Clotilde - the last U.S. slave ship and Africatown community who settled near the Mobile Bay during the antebellum era, Prichard became the home of these West Africans illegal immigrants. It has an ethnic background of Hispanics, Asians, African Americans and Native Americans. The Prichard Municipal Stadium and the Whistler Historic District are among the few interesting places worth a visit.
St. Ignatius Catholic School was founded in 1952 and is among the 19 elementary schools affiliated with the Archdiocese of Mobile. Its preschool program is run by the St. Ignatius Church parish. This coed educational institution has various extra curricular activities and focuses on the overall growth of the child which includes spiritual, physical, intellectual, social and emotional aspects. It is also one of the esteemed academies in the city.
If you are interested in History and Architecture, Downtown Mobile is just the place to check out. The Southern Charm of this area is absolutely enticing and draws many visitors. A blend of historically significant buildings and modern skyscrapers is what one finds here. The Spanish Plaza, Cathedral Square, Bienville Square are some of the many places to visit during a trip to Downtown.
Sculpt Yoga and Fitness is located within an unassuming loft in Downtown Mobile. Come center your body, mind and soul with challenging yet refreshing fitness classes. Choose from a variety of programs, ranging from Gentle Yoga and Flow Yoga to the Vinyasa kind. YxT, a cross training version, is tailor-made for athletes; Partner Yoga is a hit among couples. Each session is designed keeping a variety of factors in mind and are conducted by highly experience and trained instructors. Whatever your age, stamina, medical condition and endurance level, Sculpt caters to the masses. Also on offer, fun yoga bridal showers, fund raisers, corporate yoga and so on.
Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, more commonly known as the 'Mobile Convention Center', caters to the various social events—right from weddings, banquets, and reunions to corporate meetings and other official functions. The Convention Center has a ballroom, meeting room, lobby, exhibition hall and outdoor terraces to cater to its clients. What is even more impressive is the arrangement of medical emergencies and provision of health-care officials upon request. This place is conveniently located within easy reach from several important places like the Mobile Regional Airport in the city.
A city that has been ruled by some of the biggest powers in human history, namely the French, the British, the Spanish, and finally, the Americans, Mobile has been in existence since the early 1700s. Located at the mouth of the Mobile Bay, the city has always been of strategic importance, being an important port for trade and defense. The rich history of the city has given rise to an equally rich culture, which is celebrated through various festivals and events. See the website to know more about Mobile, AL.
Ladd Peebles Stadium is one of the premier stadiums in Mobile that hosts major outdoor events like football. This more than half-a-century-old stadium also provides for place to hold significant events like high school graduations, car exhibitions, boxing matches, concerts by famous singers and performers and circuses. Ladd Peebles Stadium is indeed one of the most sought after places in Mobile to enjoy events at leisure.
The West Regional Branch is an offshoot of the Mobile Public Library and is located in the community of Malibar Heights. Established in 2002, it was inaugurated by the then First Lady Laura Bush. Whether it is for reference, research or kids homework or just a book to read, this athenaeum is a nice place to visit. There are many programs for the youth and kids such as movies, computers and games.
A popular baseball stadium in Mobile, Hank Aaron Stadium, hosts Mobile BayBears—professional team that plays for the Southern League. This fairly big stadium stands for a capacity of 6,000. The stadium also hosts Hank Aaron High School Baseball Classic representing Mobile County and the high school teams playing from Baldwin County.
Surrounded by pine forests, Bay Minette is the administrative centre of Baldwin County and became a city in 1907. It was initially a settlement in 1861 for those building the Louisville & Nashville (L&N) Railroad in that region. Many were drawn towards its natural beauty and nearby Gulf of Mexico and Tensaw River Delta. It is known for its timber industry and is one of the most fertile farming regions in the state of Alabama. It also has many Civil War and other historical sites which includes antebellum buildings. Some of the registered National Register of Historic Places worth checking out are the First Baptist Church and Fort Louis de La Louisiane. Other interesting destinations are the Concrete Water Tower, the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, Bay Minette Recreation Complex, Blackburn Park, Community Kids Park and Rex Courtyard. It is also the home-ground of the Bike-O-Rama Motorcycle Rally which includes live music, games, food and other live entertainment.