157 Miles to free Healthcare for those in need

Meet Kathleen Hamrick. Entrepreneur. Humanitarian. Ultramarathoner.

 Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com
Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com

Knowing that 13% of our Birmingham community is uninsured and underserved, Hamrick decided to take a stand. She is going to make a difference. This October, she will be running a 157-mile self-supported ultramarathon in the Amazonian Rainforest of Brazil, one of the world’s top ten most difficult races.

 Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com
Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com

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3 Little Known Facts about the Okra Festival – And Annie Mae’s Art

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Fact #1: It exists!  The Okra Festival is held annually, the last weekend in August, in Burkville, Lowndes County, AL about 20 miles west of Montgomery.  When I heard about it, I had to go, as fresh okra is one of my favorite things and the festival rated as one of the top things to do in August in Alabama, other than drink iced tea and sit under a fan.

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Find your fave Trivia Night in Bham

Eat. Drink. Think. Birmingham Pubs, Bars, and Restaurants are hosting regular nights to test your Trivia knowledge. Find your inner Einstein or Dwight Shroot with these fave Trivia Night locations.

  1. Blackwell’s Pub and Eatery

Every Monday at 7:30pm, this hip pub hosts Live Team Trivia. Topics vary but the fun never stops. With great food and a light, competitive atmosphere, you won’t want to miss out on this game.

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Don’t Miss Trucks by the Tracks

Some say the best food comes out of a truck. Now’s your chance to prove them right! This Sunday, September 18th, Trucks by the Tracks will be returning to Birmingham. From 11am – 5pm, make your way to Railroad Park and enjoy your favorite food trucks.

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