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The Alabama Council AlA is a non-profit professional trade association for architects residing and practicing in Alabama. Membership includes six chapter components: Birmingham, East Alabama, Mobile, Montgomery, North Alabama and Northeast Alabama...The primary goal of the Alabama Council AlA is to promote unity among the architectural profession in the state. From legislation to education, through communication and member services, the Council seeks to provide members representation, information and programs to ensure the progress of architecture in Alabama.
The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB) is a trade association that represents almost 2,000 companies in the Birmingham area for the building industry. These members include residential builders and other professionals associated with the home building industry, such as subcontractors, suppliers, financial institutions and real estate agents... With a strong committed board of directors and active members and staff, the GBAHB exists to provide quality service to its members and to the Birmingham community. (from web site)
Non-profit Christian housing ministry recognized as one of the top 20 Habitat affiliates (out of 1,700) in the US by Habitat for Humanity International. Builds quality, affordable housing and revitalizes existing houses that encourages family stability and promotes self-sufficiency, educational achievement and responsible citizenship... Completes 25 to 30 new houses each year; to date more than 267 houses have been built. Houses are sold to low-income families at cost and financed at zero percent interest; houses are not given away.
Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Homewood Senior Center.
Index to A History of Birmingham and Its Environs by George M. Cruikshank, 1920 (volume two).
Each semester, there are a limited number of spaces open in a creative writing/process class for women seeking to deepen their voices as writers and connect to a diverse community of other writing women.
Each semester, there are a limited number of spaces open in a creative writing/process class for women seeking to deepen their voices as writers and connect to a diverse community of other writing women.
The Birmingham chapter of Sisters In Crime is the local chapter of a national organization of mystery fans and writers. SIC has expanded to include writers and mystery enthusiasts, both male and female. Their mission is to combat discrimination against women writers in the mystery field. This chapter also sponsors the annual mystery conference, Murder in the Magic City, as well as critique groups for mystery writers. Birmingham Chapter President: Margaret Fenton; Email: MHFenton@charter.net --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Birmingham chapter of the Romance Writers of America.
Jones Valley Urban Farm is a non-profit project in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama that promotes sustainable agriculture and alternative land-use. JVUF has developed three vacant lots into production organic farms working with the neighborhood, high school students, and volunteers. JVUF produce and flowers are sold to local restaurants and at farmers’ markets to partially support the project. (adapted from web site)
Offers news, reviews, and listings of locally owned restaurants in Birmingham, Ala. The focus is on the local places, rather than chains. (adapted from web site)
Gives information about locally owned restaurants, including menus, catering, private dining, special events, live entertainment and much more. BirminghamMenus.com, provides comprehensive, up-to-date dining information to help you plan a social event, learn more about the area's finest restaurants, compare menus and prices, or simply order carry-out. (adapted from web site)
Birmingham Restaurants is an informative guide to Birmingham's dining scene. It's divided by cuisine, such as brunch, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Mexican, seafood, steakhouses, fine dining, and outdoor patio. It's also divided by locations in the greater Birmingham area. Take a video tour of Birmingham's best restaurants. Find menus for brunch, lunch, dinner, and catering. Get reviews and recommendations in the Published Reviews section. (adapted from web site)
Slow Food Birmingham is the local chapter of Slow Food USA. SFU "envisions a future food system that is based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice – in essence, a food system that is good, clean and fair." It seeks " to catalyze a broad cultural shift away from the destructive effects of an industrial food system and fast life; toward the regenerative cultural, social and economic benefits of a sustainable food system, regional food traditions, the pleasures of the table, and a slower and more harmonious rhythm of life." (adapted from web site)
(site is under construction) "The GBCFT works to promote access for all community residents to a safe, culturally acceptable, nutritionally adequate diet through a sustainable food system that maximizes community self-reliance and social justice." (from web site)
"Magic City Harvest is a non-profit prepared and perishable food recovery program that distributes FREE donated excess food to organizations serving those in need, thereby helping to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in the Greater Birmingham area." (from web site)
"Birmingham Wine of Birmingham, Alabama is the city’s wine savvy site. Find local wine events on the Birmingham Wine Events Calendar, and buy wine event tickets with the site's shopping cart. Take a tour of the city’s private wine cellars via video. Get food and wine pairings, restaurant recipes, and cooking tips from Birmingham chefs. And find recommendations for dining at Birmingham restaurants and Birmingham restaurant reviews. All come hot off the press from Birmingham magazine and food and wine columnist Jan Walsh." (from web site)
The Birmingham (Alabama) Foodie Book Club usually meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00p.m. We read anything that has to do with food: Fiction and non-fiction; history, essay, memoirs, humor, anthologies, novels. We enjoy wine, food, and each other's company at every meeting. (Does life get any better?) The only requirement to join us is to love food—and no, you don't have to know how to cook! (from blog)
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