For as long as I can remember, I have loved reading. Growing up in the days before e-readers and cell phones, I would often read by flashlight long after my parents thought I was asleep.
I fondly remember an old episode of The Twilight Zone with Burgess Meredith as bank teller Henry Bemis who would sneak away to the vault where he could read uninterrupted. One … read more
I became involved with the Higher Academics Summer School the year it was founded, 2011. My initial involvement was much like a “camp mom” – to welcome and love on the students, take them treats on the weekends, and support the teachers who had undertaken the enormous challenge of starting a four-week academic boot camp in a state where they had no family or … read more
The Birmingham Business Alliance held its 31st Annual Small Business Awards on Tuesday, October 27. Hundreds of business leaders, rising stars, and young professionals gathered at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel for the reception and awards dinner.
We are pleased to announce that Bridgeworth, LLC was named the Small Business of the Year Award for companies with 51 to 250 employees. Partner Jeff McCormack received … read more
Bridgeworth conducted a client survey in August asking clients, “What educational and/or social events would you like to see offered by Bridgeworth?” The use of technology was by far the most popular topic suggested. We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Tech-Ease to offer a series of information sessions centered on using technology.
Tech-Ease, Inc. is the premier Apple® Authorized Consultant serving the Birmingham … read more
Magic Moments was founded in 1984 by Shelley Clark, who had a vision of giving children in Alabama struggling with illness an opportunity to forget about their condition while having a magic moment come true. Clark talked to other community leaders and with a small grant from the Junior League, Magic Moments was born. Since that simple beginning, Magic Moments has grown into a state-wide organization and has granted more than 4,300 magic moments to Alabama … read more