Inaugural Poinsettia Sale Raises Funds for College Scholarships to University of Mobile

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Torch Society is making it easy to decorate for the holidays and do a good deed at the same time with the purchase of a poinsettia.

The philanthropic organization is launching its inaugural Poinsettia Sale to raise funds for life-changing scholarships to University of Mobile. Members of the Torch Society are taking orders through Nov. 21. Small 6.5-inch poinsettias are $15, and large 10-inch poinsettias are $25.

Poinsettias will be delivered to University of Mobile just in time for the holidays, between Nov. 29 and Dec. 10. Customers will be notified of pick-up date and times. Order online at or call the University of Mobile Torch Society at 251.442.2201.


About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Rivers Brunson

Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.

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