How Birmingham based Freedom Soap Co. is helping change the world one bar of soap at a time

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You might not know it, but you’ve probably seen Freedom Soap Co. products before. You might have spotted their soaps while antique shopping at Homewood Antiques or while browsing other local makers’ products at Square One Goods in Founders Station. We’ve got the scoop on why Birmingham based Freedom Soap Co. is (almost) everywhere.

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Peek inside FarmStand by Stone Hollow Farmstead open now at Pepper Place

FarmStand’s new storefront at Pepper Place. Photo by Terri Robertson for Bham Now

For five years, Stone Hollow Farmstead has tempted us with bouquets, cheeses and other treats at its tent on Saturday mornings at Market at Pepper Place. Now it has set up shop permanently in the neighborhood with FarmStand, a new brick-and-mortar that opened its doors on March 7.

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Birmingham, you’ve never seen anything like Practice Works in Avondale. Meet the women behind the holistic coworking space opening this spring

Meredith Calhoun and Becca Impello of holistic healthcare co-working space Practice Works opening soon in Avondale. (Photo submitted)
Meredith Calhoun and Becca Impello of holistic healthcare co-working space Practice Works opening soon in Avondale. Photo submitted

Coworking spaces—they’re the perfect office alternative for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking a place to work without the pricy overhead cost of an office. Birmingham is peppered with them—but none quite like Practice Works, the new holistic health coworking space opening in Avondale this April.

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Shipt CEO and founder Bill Smith leaving company, announces new leadership from Target

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Shipt headquarters, via hypepotamus.com

Shipt, the national same-day grocery shopping service headquartered in Birmingham, will soon have a new leader at the helm of the Shipt ship. Founder and CEO Bill Smith announced today he will step down to pursue other entrepreneurial endeavors. Taking his place will be Target executive Kelly Caruso, who most recently served as the vice president of merchandising for the global company.

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5 Birmingham business leaders get real about inclusivity ROI on March 21

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Birmingham, Alabama, Momentum Leadership Breakfast 2019
Clara Green, Dawn Bulgarella and Lee S. Price (top row); J.W. Carpenter and Kris Dunn (bottom row). Photos submitted

It’s one of Birmingham’s premiere business and networking events of the year. The Momentum Leadership Breakfast on inclusivity and diversity takes place Thursday, March 21, 2019, at The Club. Check out Bham Now’s exclusive Q&A with the distinguished panel, and get those tickets before they sell out!

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Birmingham-based Mixtroz to keynote at Google Atlanta’s International Women’s Day event March 14

Kerry Shrader and Ashlee Ammons of Mixtroz are headed to Atlanta for an International Women's Day event at Google.
Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons of Mixtroz. Photo from Mixtroz

It’s hard not to go all fangirl on Mixtroz’ Ashlee Ammons. She’s fun, smart, energetic and going places. And, she’s the millennial daughter of Baby Boomer biz partner Kerry Schrader. Together, they are the dynamic duo at the helm of Mixtroz.

In case you and Mixtroz (pronounced “mix-troes”) haven’t met yet, the name stands for “mixer+intros.” As in, you go to an event where you want to meet people—conference, wedding, school, whatever. Through the wonders of technology, they help hook you up with cool people.

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Did you know? The former HealthSouth is now Encompass Health. Check out their beautiful new campus and current job opportunities!

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The new office space provides plenty of meeting areas for both large and small scale collaborating. (Photo via Encompass Health)
The new office space at Encompass Health has over 60 meeting rooms, both large and small, to provide a collaborative environment for employees.

Did you know? Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, not only has a new name, but it also has a new home office right here in Birmingham. Check out the new space, and while you’re at it, view new job openings at the nation’s leading provider in integrated healthcare services.

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