Rosedale community to commemorate April 27, 2011 tornado

Rosedale community to commemorate April 27, 2011 tornado
Rosedale Court was destroyed in the 2011 storms. (Source: WBRC file video)

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - A Tuscaloosa community ravaged by the April 27 tornadoes five years ago will hold a commemoration event this week.

Rosedale will acknowledge the storm with an event put on by the Tuscaloosa Housing Authority and the Community Service Programs of West Alabama at 11 a.m. on April 27 at 1021 Robert Glen Drive, according to a news release.

The families of the nine people killed in the storm where 124 homes were destroyed will be recognized.

Community Programs Coordinator Olivia Turner of the Central Alabama Fair Housing in Montgomery will discuss Fair Housing Month, which is also in April.

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