Jimmie Hale Mission’s Active Recovery program gave James a second chance. Now, he’s giving one to others

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James Poe speaks at a recent graduation for Jimmie Hale Mission’s Active Recovery Program. Photo via Jimmie Hale Mission

Jimmie Hale Mission (JHM)’s free services continue to open new doors for clients. They stopped one Birmingham resident from going down a darker path and now he’s helping implement JHM’s new Active Recovery Program. Hear James Poe’s story and how the nonprofit can provide the same hope for others when you donate to the Mission.

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3 can’t miss holiday events happening at The Pizitz including The Festival of Trees

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Things are getting festive at The Pizitz! Photo from last year’s event via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Mark your calendars! The Pizitz is kicking off the holiday season with a few festive events you don’t want to miss. Keep reading for all the deets on the unveiling of their festive forest, a holiday-themed Pizitz After Dark and a bad movie marathon.

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Wanting to stay on track during the holidays? Top tips from Orangetheory’s CEO

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Lauren Goldasich, the CEO of Orangetheory, is an expert when it comes to balancing fitness, family and work—even when it comes to the holidays. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

October through December is easily one of the most exciting, hectic and treat-filled times of the year. When it comes to balancing holiday fun, a family and staying true to your fitness goals, CEO of Orangetheory Lauren Goldasich, gave us some valuable tips.

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Birmingham Art Crawl’s Deck the ‘Ham Mural Contest Turns the City into a Winter Wonderland!

Janna Phillips making Birmingham a lot more festive! Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

If you’re driving through Birmingham this holiday season, you may see that the local businesses have windows decked out in festive murals. Birmingham Art Crawl is celebrating another amazing year in the Magic City with its 5th annual “Deck the Ham” window mural contest.

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10 Ways to Kick the Holiday Stress in Birmingham

Even with a year to prepare, Santa can get stressed too. Photo via New York Post

The holidays are a time to relax, catch up with friends and enjoy the company of family. However, for many of us, this isn’t always the case. The holidays can easily turn into a marathon of cooking, decorating, shopping and giving—but not this year. Here are 10 ways to kick the holiday stress in Birmingham!

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Use Waitr for food delivery by Friday, Nov. 22 and you’ll be helping Birmingham families in need.

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Looking for ways to help Birmingham families this Thanksgiving? Use Waitr for your local restaurant meal delivery by Nov. 22 and Waitr will give back to local families in need. Use code BHAMNOW for free delivery!

Find out more about Share Thanksgiving with Waitr, including how you can nominate a family .

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Pure Fitness’s top 5 tips to staying in shape during the holidays

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The holiday season tends to go hand-in-hand with overeating and not exercising. But just because it is a time of celebration, it doesn’t mean you have to lose your health.

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