January 28, 2019 Congratulations to our 2019 President of the NSMGLH Civic League, Mrs. Helen Varner! We welcome you with open arms and wish you much success with this new endeavor!
January 1, 2019 Happy New Year to all neighbors within the NSMGLH community. May this year bring happiness and blessings to you all!
December 24, 2018 Merry Christmas to all residents and friends of the NSMGLH Community. We hope you enjoy the holiday season!
November 28, 2018
Congratulations to the newly-elected members of the 2019 Civic League: President: Helen Varner Vice-President: Betty Coleman Secretary: Alisha McClendon Treasurer: Lonell Carter Financial Secretary: Sandra Ray
November 27, 2018 Vote Today! Vote for your 2019 Civic League Members by clicking here: VOTING HAS ENDED! OR
Pick up a paper ballot at the Storm Shelter/Community Center between 4:00pm-6:00pm today!
November 23, 2018 Please remember to vote for candidates for the NSMGLH Civic League Election on November 27, 2018. You may pick up a ballot at the Storm Shelter/Community Center or you may vote online. A link will be provided above this announcement on November 27, 2018 for those who choose to vote online.
November 10, 2018 *UPDATE: The deadline for nominating a candidate online will be extended until November 18, 2018.*
If you own or rent property within the North Smithfield Manor-Greenleaf Heights area, then you may vote for individuals to serve as leaders within the NSMGLH Civic League. Every resident plays an important role in the dynamics of our community. Together we can improve the quality of life in our neighborhood.
You may nominate a candidate in-person during the following dates and times: November 10th-13th, 2018 (4:00pm to 6:00pm)
Location: NSMGLH Community Center/Storm Shelter 4650 Hutson Street Birmingham, AL 35207
You may nominate a candidate online during the following dates and times: November 10th-13th 2018 (At any time)
Click the following link
Complete the form
October 20, 2018 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to send prayers and condolences to the family of Mrs. Willie White. The funeral for Mrs. White will be held on Saturday, October 20th at Providence Baptist Church (Shelby, AL).
July 27, 2018 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to invite all neighbors to our annual Community Day. The event will be held at the park on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. We look forward to you joining us and having a great time. See you there!
July 27, 2018 Pastor Marvin Noland, Jr. and Hayes Chapel Baptist Church congregation would like to invite everyone to attend Youth Day on Sunday, July 29, 2018. The time is TBA. We hope to see you soon!
May 28, 2018 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to send a special "Thank You" to all veterans and active service members. We hope everyone has a Happy and Blessed Memorial Day!
May 26, 2018 On Saturday, May 26th 2018, Councilwoman LaShunda Scales visited the NSMGLH community. She is asking for your vote on June 5 to elect her as County Commissioner for District 1. To learn more about her platform, visit the following links:
May 13, 2018 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish all mothers and grandmothers a Happy Mothers Day! You are far more precious than jewels. Proverbs 31:10
April 11, 2018 Join Hayes Chapel Church (Pastor Marvin Noland, Jr.) for "Family and Friends Day." The theme for this special event is "We Are Family!" Col 3:12-14. Time: 9:30am-Super Sunday School with Bro. John Grant from Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Wenonah) 11:00am-Guest Speaker Pastor Rashard Hollman from St. James Baptist Church (Eastlake)
November 19, 2017 The Community Dance is in full swing on Dec. 1st at the Community Center from 8pm-12 midnight. Tickets are $12.00 with an added feature of a give-away. The NSMGLH Civic League is asking neighbors, friends, and family to buy tickets. Contact Mrs. Coleman at 936.0481 or Mrs. Nell Carter.
November 19, 2017 Neighbors of the NSMGLH community had a great time with the Veterans on Nov. 11 at 9 am for breakfast. The speaker, Major Curry, kept everyone informed on current events but challenged everyone to "stay woke!" Major Curry also encouraged everyone to keep their minds and heart on the Lord and to do their part in the Kingdom of God. Special thanks to Mrs. Florence Manuel, Mrs. Alesia McClellan, Mrs. Nell Carter, and Mrs. Betty Coleman for the delicious breakfast. There was an added feature from Mr. Reeves called "SOS." Thanks to the Fire Station for making things possible. More than anything, special thanks to all our Veterans that made it possible for us to have our freedom in The United States of America! We salute you ! *To view pictures from the Veterans Day 2017 event, go to the "Photos" tab at the top of the page*
September 23, 2017 The NSMGLH would like to announce that the neighborhood's Community Center and Park are available for rent. If you would like to rent either of these, please contact Mr. Jerry May at (205) 492-2983.
The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish all community members with a birthday in September a very Happy Birthday! We hope you enjoy your special day!
June 18, 2017 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish a Happy Father's Day to all of the fathers within the community. We hope that you enjoy your special day!
June 11, 2017 Quote for the month: THE ONLY THING THAT IS HARDER THAN WAITING ON GOD IS..... WISHING THAT YOU HAD.
June 11, 2o17 Hayes Chapel Baptist Church will hold it's 114th Church Anniversary on June 25th. Guest Speakers: 11:00 am - Min. Montrell Hutchinson of Fountain of Hope Church 3:30pm- Pastor Clint Walker Victory Fellowship Church
Pastor Marvin Noland Jr. is the Pastor
June 11, 2017 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to acknowledge all of our 2017 graduates. Congratulations on completing this milestone!
June 11, 2017 Essay contest winners will be announced at the next NSMGLH Civic League meeting on June 19th at 6pm. We are asking that all contestants be present at the meeting to receive recognition for their hard work!
June 11, 2017 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to send birthday wishes to everyone born in the month of June. We hope you have a very Happy Birthday!
May 28, 2017 *Memorial Day: May 29, 2017*The NSMGLH Civic League would like to encourage everyone to remember our fallen heroes on this day!
May 14, 2017 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish all mothers a very "Happy Mother's Day." Enjoy your day!!
May 12, 2017 President Bryant Hill, of the Civic League, has announced that he has a list of summer jobs available for young people that are interested. Please contact him.
May 12, 2017 You're Invited!! Come enjoy a fun-filled trip with your neighbors to the casino. The bus trip to the Casino will take place on June 3rd. For more information, please call Mrs. Nell Carter at (205) 305-2956.
May 12, 2017 *Hello Neighbor* We have a new neighbor on Belmore Lane. Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Lawanda Orr and family. We're glad you're apart of our community!
May 12, 2017 Let's Celebrate Our Community!! The North Smithfield Manor/Greenleaf Heights Community Day will be held on July 29, 2017. Volunteers are needed. Contact Mrs. Coleman at (205) 936-0481 for more details.
May 12, 2017 *Happy Birthday* The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish everyone born in the month of May a very Happy Birthday and many more!
April 5, 2017 Quote of the Month Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 NIV
April 5, 2017 Neighborhood Clean-Up Day will be held on April 8, 2017 from 8am to 12:30pm at the Community Center. Please come out and volunteer to Clean Up the Community everyone. Thank you for all you do as a neighbor. We are a good Community!
March 20, 2017 The deadline to have essays for the Black History contest is March 20, 2017. Ms. Bracy will be a the Community Center to collect the essays.
March 20, 2017 Hayes Chapel Baptist Church will have "Super Sunday School" on March 26, 2017. There will be a guest speaker from Living Stones Church. Please see the Community Billboard for more information.
Also, newly elected Pastor, Marvin Noland Jr. invites the community to Sunday worship and Wednesday night bible study at Hayes Chapel Baptist Church.
March 20, 2017 A citizen from the community has been in an car accident with her children-Nikki (Latrice Dudley). She was a volunteer firewoman in the community. She and the children need our prayers and concerns. Please check on them.
March 20, 2017 Let's remember those that have lost loved ones and are grieving. Go by, send a card, call, etc. whatever the Lord puts on your heart to do.
Also remember those that have been ill. We are a family of One Great Community, North Smithfield Manor/Greenleaf Heights.
February 6, 2017 Happy Black History Month! In an effort to celebrate, the NSMGLH Civic League would like to invite our youth to participate in a Black History Essay Contest. Ms. Bracy will announce the details of the contest soon! Also, all youth that submitted pictures last year will be presented a gift card on Civic League Meeting night!
January 1, 2017 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to welcome in 2017 by wishing everyone a Happy New Year!!
December 1, 2016 Congratulations to the newly elected NSMGLH Civic League Officers: President: Bryant L. Hill (28 votes) Vice-President: Jerry May (27 votes) Secretary: Ann Martin (28 votes) Treasurer: Aleisha H. McClellan (5 votes)
Officers will begin their term in 2017!
November 19, 2016 *Important Announcement* Please view the Home Page for an important announcement regarding the schooling of children within the NSMGLH community!
November 10, 2016 Update! Update! The Veteran's Day Breakfast will be held on November 11, 2016 at 8:30am. The breakfast will be held at the Fire Station and will feature Lanita Curry as the guest speaker.
November 4, 2016 The NSMGLH Civic League hopes everyone had a fun and safe time at the 75th annual Magic City Classic!!
November 4, 2016 Trunk or Treat 2016 was a success! Our kids certainly had fun and were creative with their Halloween costumes. The NSMGLH Civic League would like to thank everyone who participated and volunteered. Please go to the 'Photos' tab to see pictures from this year's event!
October 24, 2016 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to send a special 'Thank You' to the following individuals for providing candy for our annual 'Trunk Treating' event: Mrs. Williams, Mr. Hill, Ms. Bracy, Mrs. McConico, Mrs. Coleman, Mrs. Palestine Reeves, and Mr. Ricky Reeves. We're sure the children will enjoy the goodies!
October 20, 2016 Help each other to the next level. HELP/LOVE! HELP/LOVE! ~Bryant Hill, NSMGLH Civic League President
October 20, 2016 Calling all adults! You may drop off candy for TRUNK TREATING at the Community Center on Oct. 21st from 6 to 7 pm.
October 20, 2016 Calendar Contest participants may bring their drawings or poems to the Community Center on Oct. 31st at 6pm.
October 20, 2016 It's Election Time! Get ready to vote for Civic League Board Members. The election will be held in November. More details coming soon!
October 20, 2016 The Veterans Day Breakfast will be held on November 11, 2016 at the Community Center. The event will feature Major Lanita Curry and will begin at 8:30am.
September 21, 2016 Do you know any kids that draw or write poetry? If so, they can submit their creative works to be included in the NSMGLH Community Calendar. Please call Ms. Bracy at (205) 789-8203 by October 31, 2016 for more info!
September 21, 2016 Get ready for Halloween! The NSMGLH Civic League is asking for community members to donate candy for the Halloween Candy giveaway. Please dropoff candy to the Fire Station by October 17 or any time thereafter.
September 21, 2016 FORGIVE OTHERS, NOT BECAUSE THEY DESERVE FORGIVENESS BUT BECAUSE YOU DESERVE PEACE
August 29, 2016 Community Day 2016 was a huge success. Everyone enjoyed food, prizes, music, and games. Best of all, everyone had the opportunity to fellowship with one another. The NSMGLH Civic League would like to thank everyone who came out to enjoy the festivities and we look forward to seeing you next year! To view more pictures from the event, go to the 'Photos' tab at the top of the page.
August 17, 2016 Community Day is here! The NSMGLH Community Day at the park will be held on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. The event will occur from 11am to 3pm. Come out and enjoy good food, games, prizes, and good fellowship. We look forward to seeing everyone this weekend!
July 19, 2016 Our deepest sympathy goes out to the families of Mrs. Purifoy and Mrs. Blue. Both women were outstanding members of the community and will be truly missed! Details for Mrs. Purifoy's funeral are listd below:
Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Purifoy Bethel Baptist Church in Pratt City Date: Saturday, July 23, 2016
July 3, 2016 Happy Fourth of July to all of the families within the North Smithfield Manor and Greenleaf Heights community. We hope that you and your loved ones have a fun and safe holiday weekend!
July 3, 2016 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish a Happy Fourth of July to our Veterans. Thank you for protecting our country and its citizens. Your service, hard work, and dedication are truly appreciated!
June 23, 2016 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to invite our youth to participate in the "My Eyes" Calendar Contest! This is a great opportunity for youth to showcase their creative skills. We are looking to decorate our community calendars with a variety of artistic pieces such as drawings, paintings, poetry, inspirational writings, etc. You must be between the ages of 8-18 years old to participate. There will be a meeting at the Fire Station to discuss more details of the contest. The date for the meeting will be announced in the Announcements section of the website soon!
June 23, 2016 Come out and celebrate our community! Community Day is an event filled with music, fun, prizes, and more! The event will be held in August at the Community Park. Please check the Announcements section of the website regularly as more event details will be posted soon!
June 23, 2016 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to announce that Community Storm Shelter #1 has been completed. The Storm Shelter is located behind the Fire Station. Also, Storm Shelter #2 is currently being built. An official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Storm Shelter #1 will be held soon. Details for the event will be posted on the Announcements page in the near future.
April 15, 2016 Volunteers are needed for our annual Community Clean-Up Day! The event will be held on April 23, 2016 from 9am to 12 noon. Bags, gloves, and safety t-shirts will be provided. Please wear long pants and avoid wearing open-toe shoes. If you would like more information about this event, please contact Ann Martin at (205) 834-1665. *The NSMGLH Community Clean-Up Day is coordinated by the Jefferson County Commission in conjunction with Alabama People Against a Littered State and the North Smithfield Greanleaf Heigths Community *
April 15, 2016 Congratulations to our 2016 Black History Essay Contest Winners! Participants were asked to write an essay based on the following topic: "What Does Black History Have to Do With It?" The winners were announced during the NSMGLH Civic League Meeting on March 21, 2016. Styliah Nelly was the winner for the 13-17 year old division. She received a gift card from an anonymous donor for her essay entitled "Wanted!!!! Dead or Alive" regarding Assata Shakur. Jacob Williams was the winner for the 9-12 year old division. He also received a gift card for an essay he wrote about his Pastor Michael McClure, Jr.
All student essays were great! Certificates of Appreciation were given to the following participants: Ulanni Newman (Making of a Fugitive-Angela Davis), Jamila Williams (Martin Luther King, Jr.), and Lattice Newman (Essay about her grandmother being the first Black woman to win Stand-up National Arm Wrestling. Her grandmother was also in attendance at the Civic League Meeting). A special thanks to the parents of the student participants, including Ms. Latrice Dudley and Ms. Leslie Williams.
February 17, 2016 Volunteer opportunities available! The NSMGLH Civic League has several upcoming projects where you can be an active member in our community. Are you ready to become a leader by being a Block Captain? Would you like to volunteer at our annual Veteran's Day Breakfast? Would you like to participate in our Street Clean-Up efforts in order to maintain our beautiful neighborhood? If so, please contact Ms. Bracy at (205) 789-8203 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to become a leader in our community today!
February 3, 2016 Get ready! Our annual Black History Essay Contest is here! The NSMGLH Civic League invites our youth to celebrate Black History Month by writing an essay on the following topic: "What Does Black History Have to Do With It?" We encourage parents and youth to meet Ms. Bracy at the Fire Station on Monday, February 8 at 6pm to pick up essay forms.
January 1, 2016 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! We hope your 2016 is filled with an abundance of joy and happiness!
December 27, 2015 Coming Soon!!! In February, the NSMGLH Civic League will host a Black History Essay Contest for our youth. More details will be announced at a later date. Please visit the "Announcements" section for updates!
December 27, 2015 The NSMGLH Civic League would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Season's Greetings to all!
October 23, 2015 The NSMGLH monthly Fire Board Meeting will be held at the Fire Station on October 26, 2015 at 6pm. All community members are welcome!
October 21, 2015 The NSMGLH Civic League is hosting a Veteran's Day Breakfast to salute our veterans. The event will be held at the Fire Station on November 11, 2015 at 8:30am. We look forward to honoring our veterans!!!
October 21, 2015 Trick or Treat! The NSMGLH Civic League will give free candy to children on Halloween Day from 1:00-5:00pm at the Fire Station. See you there!
*Adults/Community Members: We are asking that you donate candy for this event. Please bring candy donations to the Fire Station on October 31. Mr. May and Mrs. Reeves will receive the donations. Thank you in advance!*
October 21, 2015-Update The 2015 "Edward Coleman Fire Prevention Award" recipient is Jamila Williams!!! Jamila received the award at the NSMGLH Civic League meeting held on October 19, 2015. Jamila showed her illustration to community members in attendance. Keep up the good work, Jamila!
Ms. Bracy presents the 2015 "Edward Colemean Fire Prevention Award" to Jamila Williams
October 14, 2015 Congratulations to Jamila Williams!!! Jamila is the winner of the 2015 Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest. Her poster is entitled "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep." Jamila will receive the "Edward Coleman Fire Prevention Award" at the upcoming NSMGLH Civic League Meeting. She is the daughter of Mrs. Leslie Williams and grandaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harris who are community members on Belmore Lane. Congrats Jamila!
"Hear the Beep Where You Sleep" by Jamila Williams
October 6, 2015 Annual Dance Coming Up! Event: NSMGLH Civic League Annual Dance When: Saturday, November 14, 2015 Where: The Birmingham Firefighters Association Lodge Local 117, BFFA 184 Oxmoor Court Time: 9:00 pm-1:00 am Attire: Semi-Formal Tickets: $12 per person, donations accepted Contact: To purchase tickets, contact Mr. May, Mrs. Coleman, or Mr. Hill.
*Proceeds will go towards furnishings for the community storm shelter* *Donations are accepted*
August 3, 2015 Community Cleanup Day was a success! The event was held on August 8, 2015 from 11am-3pm at the community park. Several members of the community enjoyed music, food, fun, and prizes. Children enjoyed fun activities such as basketball and an inflatable bounce house. In addition, children were given free book bags in preparation for the new school year. Thanks to everyone who organized, setup/cleaned up, and attended the event. Also, a special thanks to those who provided donations. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next community event!
August 11, 2015 Congratulations to our 2015 Essay Contest Winners: Ulanni Newman and Syliah Neely!!!