In Bham Now’s story about the Jacksonville State University tornadoes earlier this week, we told our readers we would provide additional information about where you can donate funds to support not only Jacksonville, but other tornado/storm impacted areas such as Cullman and communities throughout Central and Northeast Alabama.
Every year, it is “Casual Day” before the first football game of the season, when Alabama and Auburn football fans wear t-shirts and jerseys the Friday before game day in lieu of business attire. This year, show your support for individuals with disabilities and their families by enlisting your local business, community group, church, friends and family to wear the United Ability t-shirt on April 27 – United Ability Day.
On Monday, March 19th, Jacksonville State University was hit by an EF-3 tornado with winds of up to 135 mph. Surrounding communities near the university and towns throughout Alabama also received damage, including the Russelville and Cullman communities.
With Spring officially beginning today, the city of Birmingham’s warming station for the community’s homeless is likely done for this winter season, unless we have that surprise late winter storm that sometimes happens in Alabama.
Last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century.
Who knew someone who walks among us in Birmingham secretly runs the world? According to Cracked.com, John-Bryan Hopkins, creator of the food blog Foodimentary and the National Food Holiday movement, ranks #2 on their… prestigious list.
The much anticipated 7th Annual AirWave festival hosted by Good People Brewing Company to benefit Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper, and Coosa Riverkeeper is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 1:00pm to 10:pm.