Want to build a better Birmingham? Attend the Thriving Communities event on August 15th featuring local and national thought leaders. FREE but limited seats!

Man planting seeds as a group of young children look on
Nurturing thriving communities (Photo courtesy of AG Gaston Boys & Girls Club)

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The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has been serving the region for sixty years as a catalyst for transformational change.  On Thursday, August 15, from 4:00 – 6:30, The Community Foundation will be holding ‘Thriving Communities’: a free event open to the public.  Keep reading for the topics and speakers. (Limited seats – Free but you must register here)

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What you need to know about Birmingham Lights, Railroad Park, Innovate Birmingham and other seismic local projects

Railroad Park. Birmingham, AL.
Railroad Park in Birmingham, AL (Photo via Railroad Park)

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You’ve seen the stunning multi-colored light tunnel connecting the northside of Birmingham with the southside.  You’ve enjoyed throwing frisbees at Railroad Park. You’ve attended a leading edge tech talk by Innovate Birmingham.  But, do you know how they projects came to life? Bham Now had a look behind the scenes. Here’s what we learned and how you can get involved.

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