Unleash your social network now! Join The Women’s Fund Smart Party 5.0

The Women's Fund supporter Liesel French and her son Andrew registering tonight for the Smart Party 5.0. Photo Credit: Edward French
The Women’s Fund supporter Liesel French and her son Andrew registering tonight for Smart Party 5.0.   Photo Credit: Edward French

Got to admit.  This is one of the most creative and important fundraising events in Birmingham.

The Women’s Fund Smart Party 5.0 is….

One part – A cocktail party – You can buy a ticket or make a donation and attend one of the coolest fundraising events of the year in Birmingham tomorrow night, Thursday, Oct. 13th at Iron City.

If you can’t attend, let’s say your kids have a soccer game, or you’ve got deadlines at work – Register for the online event. In both cases, you create your own personal fundraising page. And you can do either RIGHT NOW!

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What’s More Fun Than Jumping in a Pit of Foam? Uh Not Much, Trust Me

Since the overhaul of highway 280 a few years back, drivers are currently content with traffic conditions and so are businesses. This has given way to the overall improvement of 280’s aesthetic and property development.

Up next for 280… American Ninja Warrior and Parkour courses, flying trapeze and some sort of a rock wall for bouldering.

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Breaking: Trump and Clinton spotted in Birmingham’s Forest Park neighborhood

 

Trump & Hillary
Trump & Hillary

Exclusive: This afternoon, Bham Now reporters spotted inside the window display at Zoe’s In Forest Park, the popular southside Birmingham vintage consignment store, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Both uncharacteristically smiling and tolerating each other, is there hope for a civil debate on the issues before November?  Stay tuned….

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Here comes the sun – UAB goes solar and green

Photo: UAB press release
Photo: UAB press release

Here comes the sun UAB.

This week, UAB announced that it is home to the largest solar energy system in the city of Birmingham.  The solar panels are on top of it’s Campus Recreation Center which can be seen from Red Mountain and surrounding buildings.

The 100 panel solar system was installed by Birmingham-based Vulcan Solar Power.

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5 Reasons You Need to Sign up for ‘the BOLD’ Speaker Series NOW

Bham Now will be kicking off the BOLD speaker series on Tuesday, Oct. 18th 5:30pm at Kinetic Here are the top 5 reasons you need get a ticket now. You will;

1) Hear from Jay Brandrup, Auburn grad, on what it is takes to start a business from scratch in Birmingham and grow it to be one of the most respected in the city. Kinetic was “has been recognized as one of Birmingham’s Most Admired Companies by the Birmingham Business Journal.”

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Jay Brandrup, Founder and Principal, Kinetic

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Signs, signs everywhere a sign – remembering Birmingham’s railroad history

“Signs, signs everywhere a sign…” ~ Five Man Electrical Band

James Lowery
James Lowery

If you have been traveling throughout Birmingham, you’ve probably seen a few of these signs designating past locations of the Birmingham Mineral Railroad.

“The railroad is still with us.  This is the undergirding history of Birmingham.” ~  James Lowery, Project Coordinator of the Historic Birmingham Mineral Railroad Signs Project.

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