GBHS park masterplan with CEO Allison Black Cornelius

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From the GBHS Campus Masterplan via GBHS and Birchfield Penuel & Associates LLC

On June 13, 2017, the Birmingham City Council voted to approve the Greater Birmingham Humane Society’s plan for a 27-acre park. The property is located in Titusville, west of I-65 and adjacent to Memorial Park and the Golden Flake plant. Allison Black Cornelius, CEO of the GBHS, plans to utilize this property as a source of economic growth in the city of Birmingham.

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Birmingham Generosity Brings Babycat Home (Part 2 of 2)

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Beth Roberts (left) and I’Sha Wright

“I never dreamed I’d be hugging you like this,’ said Beth Roberts.
“I feel like I’ve known you forever,” replied I’Sha Wright.

Friday morning, two women who had only just formally met, sat side by side, sharing smiles and tears. Happy tears. I’Sha Wright got to meet the woman who set the wheels in motion that returned her precious ‘Babycat’, just in time for Christmas. Continue reading “Birmingham Generosity Brings Babycat Home (Part 2 of 2)”

Christmas Kitty Miracle – Babycat’s Story (Part 1 of 2)

Beth Roberts, a cat foster parent, was heading into the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Tuesday morning to have her current litter of kittens immunized.  But the sight she encountered at the desk stopped her in her tracks. A grieving woman was sobbing, telling her cat goodbye.

“This woman was hurting, and it made me hurt.  I was so sad to see this, and felt tears filling my eyes. I walked over to her and gave her a hug.”

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