Vegan junk food, new developments + more Birmingham business news

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The weather is great and these business events are even better! Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Shark Tank seriously missed out on this one—Slutty Vegan, a junk food vegan-based restaurant, is an Atlanta success and now they’re looking for a home in Birmingham. We’ve got even meatier business news than that for your Tuesday roundup, in addition to open jobs looking a little lonely. See if your resume could keep them company.

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Route Service Sales Representative @ Cintas Corporation. Apply

Sales Associate – Furniture and/or Flooring @ Issis & Sons. Apply.

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What’s pulling rank in the business world?

A flight from blight đź’«

In three decades we’ve been introduced to the Internet, Birkenstocks have come both in and out of style and still, the historic Ramsay-McCormack Building in downtown Ensley remained in disrepair. Finally, Mayor Woodfin, Innovation Depot and Birmingham Promise announced plans to welcome it into the 21st century. Luckily, the building gets to skip the year 2020 with a proposed redevelopment date of 2022.

Class, say hello to the new student đź‘©â€ŤđźŹ«

We felt smarter just reading about the University of North Alabama’s (UNA) new Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA) program. Now, it won’t be long until UNA welcomes the first cohort. Before the bell rang, we caught up with two professors who shared their excitement in welcoming the cohort to the program. Good news: there’s still time to apply.

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Can I un-Super Size that order? 

If bugs have taught us anything, it’s that bigger is definitely not always better. Several developers are bringing micro-unit student housing to Birmingham. While the space may be smaller, your back yard includes the hottest spots in the city. After all, aren’t those HGTV shows always saying, “Location, location, location?”

Colonel Sanders has competition đźŤ—

Out of the way KFC, a different acronym is crowned king of fried chicken next weekend. Les Dames D’Escoffier International Birmingham, or LDIE, is bringing us their Champagne & Fried Chicken fundraiser drive-thru style this year. This window service doesn’t come with a toy, but you can win $1200 in prizes from Birmingham businesses through their raffle. Pick up your basket Sunday, October 18 from 2:30-5:30PM at The Market at Pepper Place.

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Does Alicia Keys know about this group?

Because these girls are on fire—and you can be, too. The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham is Alabama’s first and ONLY philanthropic foundation solely addressing the needs of girls and women. Attend their signature event, Smart Party, virtually, and discover how they’re creating more opportunities for Alabama women.

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Bring on the business events

BIO Alabama Virtual Annual Conference presented by BIO Alabama
Date: Tuesday-Friday, October 6-9
Time: 9-5PM
Price: Free

Virtual Breakfast Club presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Wednesday, October 7
Time: 10-11AM
Price: Free

Virtual Breakfast Club presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Thursday, October 8
Time: 8-9AM
Price: Free

Smart Party 2020 presented by The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham and Shipt
Date: Thursday, October 8
Time: 12AM-1PM
Price: $45 for individual tickets or free for Smarty Pants Teams

Cost Accounting for Small Business Owners: Part 2
Date: Friday, October 9
Time: 8:30AM
Price: Free

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