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Blog Action Day 2008

Today is Blog Action Day. It’s a day where bloggers from all backgrounds focus at least one of their posts on a specific topic – this year’s topic is poverty – that will aim to “raise awareness, initiate action and to shake the web!” There are currently just under 12,000 blogs taken part in this (I’ve already written one post on my personal blog; David Griner’s posted as well) and we here at The Terminal wanted to make our readers aware of the day and of some of the organizations or initiatives that you could support in whatever way you can (today and every day). But instead…

We already have one Magic City Question today, but perhaps the idea of this post may generate some more discussion. Which organizations do you currently support that deal with the issue of poverty (on any level) and why? Is there anything else that we can be doing? if you know of other local bloggers that participated, share their links in the comments section as well.

Marathoners take over downtown this weekend

I could tell you that we’ve been quiet this week because of getting ready for the Mercedes Marathon on Sunday, though I’d be lying (as much as I wish I wasn’t).

Mercedes Marathon logoThis year the Mercedes Marathon will take over Birmingham’s central business district (and parts of the metro area) on both Saturday and Sunday, February 9 & 10. We’d like to take a moment and look at the charities that will benefit from the masses of humanity moving through town this weekend (and to find out why you should be out there cheering them on as they run/walk/dance through your part of town):

BTW: There’s still time to sign up at the expo too (tonight and tomorrow) 🙂

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