Supporting Local Initiatives and Local Business
Let’s help out our Louisiana neighbors who’ve been devastated by the recent floods. Bring bottled water and canned goods to Boutwell Auditorium this Wednesday through Saturday, August 17-20th from 8am-5pm. You can also text LAFLOODS to 90999 a $10 donation will go the American Red Cross or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to make a donation.
Gorrie and Lamb performed together 12 years ago at Red Mountain Theater and have been friends ever since. They will perform together again, Tuesday, August 16th in a show called ‘Carded’ at the NY’s 54 Below Theater,. Get Tickets at www.54below.com or 646-476-3551. http://alabamanewscenter.com/2016/08/15/two-birmingham-actresses-making-debut-acclaimed-new-york-cabaret/
With innovation taking hold in Birmingham and all across the country, the call for entrepreneurs hasn’t been greater. Colleges are adapting their business curriculum to hone in on skills that benefit this new age in technology and start-ups.
Top budding documentary filmmakers from across the U.S. will converge in Birmingham on September 8th to share their short films about important environmental topics facing our area. Come meet the filmmakers and get ready to be inspired! Admission: free. The Altamont School, September 8th. 7:00-8:30pm. 4801 Altamont Rd S., Birmingham.
Clean water is vital to our health. Help keep our rivers, lakes and swimming holes clean by getting involved with your local river organizations including Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Coosa Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper and Cahaba River Society and the Alabama Rivers Alliance.
“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.” — Henry David Thoreau
Beginning on November 1, Alabama will become the 29th state to have a sales tax docked onto the final price of an Amazon.com purchase. The 8% sales tax is to be collected by Amazon at the point of purchase.
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This is the focus of #KeepitLocal.
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