Congrats, Birmingham! You’ve made it through week five of quarantine. Here’s a look at what’s been going on in the Magic City.
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Local Business Deals
Our Small Business Guide is blowing up with OVER 448 local deals, curbside pickup and delivery! Here are a few selections we think you can put to good use this weekend:
- Sozo Trading: 20% off online purchases using code SPREADJOY.
- House Plant Collective: Free delivery in the Birmingham area for orders over $20.
- Dreamers Supply Co: Free local delivery and shipping on all orders.
- Tonya Jones SalonSpa: Healthcare workers can receive 20% off. With the purchase of a $100 gift card, receive 20 TJ Bucks.
- Meals by Misty: Double reward points for curbside pickup.
For deets on Ignite dance parties, a Sunday Supper Club and more, check out Now the Weekend Quarantine Edition.
Lend science a helping hand
Nonprofits may be taking a hard one-two hit right now, but McWane Science Center is worker harder than ever to continue their mission to bring science to families across Birmingham. Through free virtual learning, science fans can partake in experiments, educational videos and more! But to continue doing this, they need your help. Donate now.
Feeling like a spud?
Has quarantining turned you into a couch potato? I feel that. While the world may have slowed down lately, now is the perfect time to get moving. Get motivated with Battle Republic. From strength training and yoga to high-intensity interval boxing, you’re sure to find your perfect workout. Sign up now!
No bullying here
Each year, 32 high school student-athletes from across the state of Alabama gather together for the Alabama High School Athletic Association‘s (AHSAA) annual student Leadership Conference. You won’t want to miss these action shots found in the full story. Know someone who will be a junior in the 2020-2021 school year who exhibits strong leadership values? Nominate them here.
Cookie dough is magic
Yo, dessert-ies! This summer there will be two spots in Alabama to satisfy your craving for edible cookie dough. Cookie Dough Magic has announced they’ll be opening a second location in Huntsville. Can I get a oh yeah?!
Heroes, we’ve got your backs
Birmingham’s healthcare and hospitality workers are facing new challenges. Happily, the Magic City has an amazing community who goes above and beyond to help in times of need. Read on to find out how you can get involved.
Help for domestic violence
While some of us are enjoying time at home in quarantine, it’s a very different story for anyone experiencing domestic violence or abuse. Here are some tips and resources from four local nonprofits in Birmingham.
Nature’s calling your name
If you’re like me, you’ve exhausted all indoor social distancing activities. Now is the time to grab your shades and score that Vitamin D when you hike these 5 trails around Birmingham. Be sure to stick to that 6-ft. distancing rule!
Prepaid and reloadable
Are you into fan cards? Then you’ll be interested in knowing that University Fancards, a local fintech company, recently raised over $4 million in a Series A investment round. What does this mean for the company and Birmingham as a whole? Find out from executive Vice President of operations, Greg Boggs.