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April is Autism Awareness Month

Legal Food Frenzy at Montgomery Area Food Bank

The Montgomery Area Food Bank has received a donation from the Alabama State Bar as part of its 8th Annual Legal Food Frenzy.

The fundraising effort collected more than $71,000 in two weeks.

Montgomery Area Food Bank CEO Michael Coleman says the donation will have a tremendous impact on needy families. Coleman says seniors will also benefit from the donation.

Organizers say the funds will provide 350,000 meals to four food banks in the state.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.