Prepaid Technologies of Birmingham Scores Huge – $5 Mill. to be Exact

When innovation is applied correctly, efficiency is the output. No matter the industry your business is apart of, this output ought to be a daily goal striven toward.

Prepaid Technologies understands this quite well in the financial world, and the new amount of capital invested will allow for more expansion toward success.

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Bham Now Live Interview with BOLD Speaker Jim McClintock -discussing climate change, drought, President -elect Trump & Hand in Paw

Jim McClintock
Jim McClintock

Bham Now Director Pat Byington sat down with the next speaker in the BOLD Speaker Series; Polar Researcher Dr. Jim McClintock .

McClintock touches on several topics including climate change in Antarctica and Alabama; how he would “educate” President-elect Trump about the devastating impacts of climate change he has seen up close in Antarctica and a personal story about why he chose Hand in Paw as his BOLD Speaker Series charity.  Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 6th 5:30 at Avondale Brewery. Limited seats.  Get tickets here

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Support recycling, US soccer and local beer at Good People – November 15

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Do you Recycle?  Love Soccer and Good People beer? Are you very patriotic and a big supporter of the US Men’s National Soccer Team?

Well, if you answered “yes” on all these questions, the Alabama Environmental Council and Good People Brewing are holding a special event for you.

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Young People are taking over Birmingham

Birmingham’s young professional demographic has grown 3x the national average between 2010-2015 and now makes up almost 6% of Birmingham’s population.  How many people is that?  12.5K YP’s called Birmingham home in 2015, up from 8K in 2010. (Source:  U.S. Census Bureau).

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The ‘Ham now ranks 64th out of 150 large U.S. cities for YP growth, up 40 spots from 2010.

YP’s have been attracted to Birmingham’s revitalized areas including Avondale, Woodlawn and Lakeview, as well as downtown.

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REV Birmingham’s Big Pitch Winners and live kick-off coverage

Winners of REV Birmingham's The Big Pitch
Winners of REV Birmingham’s The Big Pitch

2016 winners of THE BIG PITCH, presented by PNC are:

$5,000 People’s Choice: Domestique Coffee

$5,000 2nd Place: Party Boutique Kids

$15,000 grand prize: Tropicaleo!

Bham Now’s Vicky Lewis joined the crowds at Thomas Jefferson Towers this afternoon to hear THE BIG PITCH, presentations.  Ten finalists participated in a business boot camp to prepare their pitch in front of judges,investors, and a live audience.   Catch the kick-off of todays event.

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Jim McClintock to Talk about Climate Change, Alabama’s Drought and the Antarctic

Ever wanted to have a beer with a world famous explorer?  Join Bham Now, sponsored by EBSCO, at Avondale Brewery on Dec. 6th for a conversation with Jim McClintock, Explorer Club Fellow, before he takes off for his 15th trip to the Antarctic.  We’ll meet upstairs at Avondale Brewing Company Doors open at 5:00 pm for networking.  Program from 6 – 7pm.  Get ticket here.

‘Historically close’ super moon comes Sunday night

The moon makes history this weekend by being its fullest and brightest in decades, so whether you’re in search of a cheap date idea or a just a reason to sit on the back porch this weekend, here you go.

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Although extreme drought conditions have spawned wildfires across the Southeast and continue to leave Birmingham dry as a bone, temperatures continue to drop, and the night skies are predicted to be clear this weekend.  The cooler weather means it’s still a great time to get outdoors and

enjoy this Veterans Day weekend in all its supermoon glory.

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