Tomorrow morning as you drive by the BJCC, you may see some women walking towards the South Ballroom wearing hats. The event they’re heading to speaks to the symbolic meaning of those crowns and their healthy influence on the community.
Entries Tagged as 'Community'
UAB is challenging area residents, thought leaders, & academics to be shaken and stirred by the potential of The Edge of Chaos, a new collaborative space located on the fourth floor of the Lister Hill Library. It formally opened Monday night with its inspiration in attendance,
October 15th, 2008 · Comments Off · Community
ABC 33/40 recently posted new details about Mayor Langford’s proposed drug prescription plan, providing slightly more elaborate details than those first available when he announced it last week. The amount of money he’s requested each councilor contribute to the program has not changed from the $150,000 reported by Fox 6 on October 7. According to [...]
July 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Community
For those of us that don’t normally check CNN as much as we used to, thanks to Melanie for reminding us as we prepare to stand in long lines to watch one superhero’s return to the big screen that some of the best heroes in our community are right under our nose. Check out this [...]
June 12th, 2008 · Comments Off · Community
Five citizens are being honored for their contributions to the history of the city of Birmingham by being named the latest additions to the city’s Gallery of Distinguished Citizens. The annual induction ceremony is being held at Vulcan Park this afternoon beginning at 12 p.m. and it’s open to the public. Oscar Adams, Jr., Colonel [...]
May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off · Community, Regionwide
Screenshot of Lving United blog for the United Way of Central Alabama. For those of you that missed the launch of the United Way of Central Alabama‘s Live United campaign last week Thursday on top of the former Kress Building in downtown Birmingham, you can still keep up with their plans through their new blog, [...]
The hopes and dreams for Birmingham’s western area have been front and center in recent months, including plans to revitalize the Five Points West commercial district with the proposed redevelopment of Fair Park and the opening of new businesses nearby (e.g., the city’s newest Applebee’s restaurant). The Five Points West Business Association has been reactivated [...]