Originally from Wales (UK) and a fluent Welsh speaker. Longtime sustainability and recycling champion. Former county recycling manager in the UK. Career highlights include introducing innovative recycling systems and achieving a point where households throw out trash just once a month. Competed in international coastal rowing championships and followed Wales throughout Europe in their Rugby and Soccer endeavours.
Birmingham based Encompass Health’s growing Information Technology Group (ITG) department is looking for talented techs to join their collaborative team. And, it’s not just about the coding. It’s about making a difference in people’s lives. Bham Now sat down with a few ITG employees to find out what sets the department apart in the industry and what it’s like to play such an integral role for the nation’s leading provider in integrated healthcare services. They also gave us the inside scoop on some sweet open jobs.
Do you have a great new business idea or enjoy networking with other movers and shakers in Birmingham? EDPA’s Coffee & Collisions events take the guesswork away from starting a new business and provide a fun and casual meeting place where the ideas flow as freely as the Joe! Find out more and mark your calendar for the next Coffee & Collisions on June 5.
Are you a live comedy-horror musical fan? I am now.
Red Mountain Theatre Company has another monster hit on its hands. The tremendously funny musical, Little Shop of Horrors, is being performed at the RMTC Cabaret Theatre until June 2. The show inspired by 1950’s rock’n’roll and motown, featuring lovable characters, and a mysterious singing plant with a plan to take over the world! Get tickets now (use discount code BHam7 to save $7)
Entrepreneurs, innovators, and business startups from across Alabama are travelling to Tuskegee Thursday, May 9 to find out who will be awarded part of the $150,000 on offer from the EDPA at Cycle 2 of the 2019 Alabama Launchpad competition. Find out who made the final, why the EDPA chose Tuskegee this time around, and how you can apply for next cycle of Launchpad funding.
Birmingham based performer, Jessica Clark, discusses the upcoming Red Mountain Theatre Company production of Little Shop of Horrors, and her role as Audrey in the must watch rock comedy sci-fi horror musical. Get tickets now (use discount code BHam7 to save $7)
The restoration project at Birmingham’s Iron Age Building (20th Street North) is progressing at speed, with some pretty impressive panes of glass being installed this week. Find out more about this unique restoration, the owners desire to preserve the past, and what the future holds for this historic downtown building.
If you enjoy getting a good deal at rock bottom prices and supporting good causes, you’ll love attending the Junior League of Birmingham’s Bargain Carousel, in Hoover, on Thursday, April 25, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28.
This is not your typical garage sale! Over 100,000 gently-used items will be on sale at affordable prices. Find out more about this fantastic fundraiser; the preview party, Bargain Bash; and how each purchase helps fund the JLB’s community projects.
Now in its 12th year, Record Store Day is a global celebration of music culture which sees independently owned record stores join forces for a fun day of live music performances and very limited special releases.
Find out what’s going on for Record Store Day in Birmingham so that you can plan your day.
The spotlight is warming up to shine on local community champions who will be recognized for their volunteerism and love of the community at Hands on Birmingham’s IGNITE Citizens Volunteer Celebration, on April 10.
Sometimes you know that you’ve just got to go for it! That’s what happened to me, a Welshman from the United Kingdom, who met a girl from Alabama, and eventually married her. This is my experience of moving to modern Birmingham and living at the historic Thomas Jefferson Tower.
You’ve probably heard about several start-up platforms in Birmingham. Innovation Depot, UAB, REV Bham and EDPA’s Launchpad are a few. But there will be a ‘new kid on the block’ coming soon to Highland Ave. Find out more.
Birminghamians have SO much to smile about. Springtime has finally arrived. Outdoor festivals are opening. UA, AU and UAB football practice is kicking off. Vulcan Park has started their walking tours. You’re smiling from ear to ear. But wait. Does your smile need a spring pick-up? No worries. Bham Now and Vestavia Family Dentistry & Facial Aesthetics have got you covered with tips to brighten those pearly whites right here.