GALLERY: Andalusia Health Services awards grants to nonprofits

Published 9:15 am Monday, June 19, 2023

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Andalusia Health Services, Inc., a private foundation, recently donated a total of $100,000 to local non-profit organizations.

The funds were awarded to 13 organizations, including American Red Cross, Camp ASCAA, Crossover Ministries, Megan Kelley Smiles Foundation, South Central Alabama Mental Health Center, Andalusia Lions Club, Covington County Child Advocacy Center, Embrace Alabama Kids, Meredith’s Miracles, Bethesda House, Covington County Health Department, LBW Community College, and Sav-A-Life.

Andalusia Health Services is a non-profit organization primarily awarding scholarships to Covington County residents pursuing careers in the health services field. Scholarships are awarded in the spring of each year with funds being mailed to the chosen college or university for the fall semester. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 31.

The funding for these scholarships originates from investments from the sale of Andalusia Hospital in 1980.

Officers and directors for Andalusia Health Services are Dr. James Krudop, president; Ivan Bishop, immediate past president; Phillip Jones, vice-president; Carolyn Graham, secretary and treasurer; Cathy Alexander; Wayne Bennett; Diaon Cook; Chrissie Duffy; Joe Proctor; Charles Roland; and Elizabeth Starr.

Members of the scholarship committee Shirley Smith, chair; Ziba Anderson; Regina Bass; Ted Watson; and Jana Wyatt.

For more information about applying for the scholarship call 334-488-5990 or email