Birmingham launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program + more biz news this week

Time to get busy, Birmingham! Photo via Jacob Blakenship for Bham Now

Happy World Tapir Day to the 1% of you who celebrate and the 99% asking, “What’s a Tapir?” They’re adorable, native to Central and South America and have nothing to do with Birmingham business. Let’s get back to local by finding out what’s happening with new networking events, open jobs and more.

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Just so you know:

🌟The Birmingham Emergency Rental Assistance Program officially launched yesterday, April 26. Learn how it can help if you’ve fallen behind in paying rent or utilities because of the pandemic.

🌟 What do you consider the most iconic sandwich in Alabama? Food & Wine reports it’s the chicken barbecue with white sauce and we think that checks out considering Miss Myra’s is award-winning

🌟 NYC’s Museum of Natural History might be a whaley 🐳 great place to receive your COVID-19 vaccine, but any site will do. Find out where to sign up in Birmingham
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Bham Now Social Media Manager @ Bham Now. Apply.

Bham Now Content Producer @ Bham Now. Apply.

Customer Success Manager @ Babypalooza. Apply.

Marketing Coordinator @ O’Neal Library. Apply.

Sales Development Representative @ Fleetio. Apply.

Business Systems Administrator @ Fleetio. Apply.

Manager/Director (Analysis) @ Fleetio. Apply.

Customer Advocate- Implementation Specialist @ Immediate Solutions Inc. Apply.

Financial Relationship Consultant
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Alabama Cares Specialist, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

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Facilities Maintenance Manager @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

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Educator Diabetes @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Staff Nurse Float Pool @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Desktop Support Specialist III @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Registered Respiratory Therapist – NICU @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Medical Technologist – Blood Bank @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

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All Positions @ Half Shell Lakeview. Apply.

WordPress Developer/Web Developer @ Keep IT Simple. Apply

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K-4th Grade Lead Teachers @ Legacy Prep. Apply.

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Find your Way home 🏡

The Way Station is Birmingham’s only shelter for homeless youth, but the team at AIDS Alabama needs your help bringing it to life. Learn how you can provide a safe home for unaccompanied young people in the citySponsored by AIDS Alabama

Trailblazers 🔥

Jefferson County’s Red Rock Trail System is growing with the addition of the new Jones Valley Trail Extension. The way I view it, we have easier access to Birmingham’s best breweries now that it connects Railroad Park to Avondale. 

Canine comfort 🐶

Man’s best friend is also man’s most helpful ally when it comes to service and therapy dogs. See how these organizations turn ruff situations into paw-some ways to help heal Birminghamians.

Ain’t no mountain high enough 🏔

But there is a hill. The Hill at Eastbury is taking Homewood to the height of luxury. From an outdoor oasis to stunning interior design, you’re going to want to move in ASAP. Sponsored by Farris Properties

YEET Haw 🤠

Saddle up—this town ain’t big enough for more than one opening. Just kidding! There’s more room than ever for a ton of new openings, including a honky-tonk bar in the Parkside

Bring on the Business Events

Tuneful Tuesday, presented by PNC and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Date: Tuesday, April 27
Time: Tune in any time
Price: Free
Watch here

CyberNow Summit 2021 presented by TechBirmingham, and the InfraGard Birmingham Member Alliance
Date: Tuesday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 28
Time: 9AM-4PM
Price: Free

Cyber Now Summit – Trend Micro Threat Defense Challenge presented by Trend Micro and TechBirmingham
Date: Thursday, April 29
Time: 11-2PM
Price: Free

BHM AWS April Meetup: Running VMWare on AWS presented by Pete Robertson from AWS
Date: Thursday, April 29
Time: 12-1PM
Price: Free

Open Maker Hours presented by Red Mountain Makers
Date: Thursday, April 29
Time: 6:45-9PM
Price: Free

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