The fundraiser event benefitting the Cahaba River Society, Water to Wine, will be held at the salon’s English Village location on Thursday, April 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. Guests can expect a silent auction, wine and hors d’oeuvres by the salon’s in-house chef, complimentary salon services, an art exhibit by Sarah Webb, live jazz band and a fashion show featuring Bearden Design, Monkee’s, and avant-garde recycled fashion. Additionally, the other shops in the English Village community will have extended hours, special designers and refreshments.
In the current year, 2017, Alabama Environmental Council is celebrating its 50th anniversary! For fifty years, AEC has advocated for environmental issues in our state with many successes. Now, Felicia Buck, AEC’s newly appointed Executive Director, will carry out Alabama Environmental Council’s mission. I sat down with Felicia to learn more about her background and vision for AEC.
The Magic City is not the only area of town subject to revitalization and more redevelopment.
Samford University joins in on the excitement by applying $31 Million to its infrastructure to give future students, faculty, and staff a better home.
A yearly competition is held to provide funding for startups who are truly making an impact in their cities. This year, two Bham companies are in the running; Book-it-Legal and Alasaw.
Check out the #onelessstraw pledge to help reduce our plastic use. Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day. This would fill over 125 school buses with straws every day. That’s 46,400 school buses every year! (source: National Park Service)
— David_Barry (@David_Barry) September 24, 2016
Let’s help keep plastic our of our landfills and rivers.