Have you ever needed to find answers about a local service or resource and not known where or how to find them? If your answer is yes, you are not alone. Many people have found themselves in that same predicament. Unfortunately, what you don't know can hurt you. For that reason, Proverbs 4:7 advises people to "get understanding." Basically, that's the inspiration for this forum. The Birmingham Community Hub has been created to help people find legitimate answers in a busy, fast-paced world. In a world where people are often bombarded with excess, this hub will hopefully allow it's users to trim the fat frequently associated with surfing the net and get right to the heart of matters with little distraction about fashion, gossip, or entertainment. Prayerfully, this will be an interactive forum where users can locate and exchange info in a faith-filled inspirational environment.

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Take A Child To The Doctor Day (9/20/14) Free Admission

Free Health Care Screenings for Birmingham’s Youth at Annual “Take a Child to the Doctor Day”
The City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services will host its annual Take a Child to the Doctor Day on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the YMCA Youth Center.  The event will take place from 10 AM – 2 PM and is FREE and OPEN TO ALL.  There will be FREE SCREENINGS for youth up to 18 years old
This is not your ordinary trip to the doctor. While the focus is on providing quality health screenings for youth, there will also be something for the whole family. Enjoy food, games, prizes and much more while helping your child learn healthy living habits which can last a lifetime. 
For more info, contact DYS at 205-320-0879.

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Dreamland Bar BQ Jr. Pitmaster Cookbook Contest

Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook Contest

View Flyer: http://www.bplonline.org/programs/EatDrinkFest/2014/Dreamland-BPL%20Junior%20Pitmasters%20Flyer%20Final.pdf

Dreamland Bar-B-Que and the Birmingham Public Library invite K-8 classrooms to create a kid-friendly Dreamland recipe. One winning classroom will be treated to a Dreamland classroom party for submitting the most creative and tasty recipe. The contest is part of the library’s Eat Drink Read Write Festival, Oct. 3 – 2014. Deadline to enter is Sept. 17, 2014.

The Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook Recipe Contest is open to K-8 classes and home-school programs within Jefferson County. Each classroom may submit one or more recipes using Dreamland Bar-B-Que Sauce, Dipping Sauce, Seasoning Shake and/or Rub. Recipes can be for appetizers, main courses, side dishes or desserts. Recipes should be easy for children to make. Visit any Birmingham Public Library branch for an entry form or download one.

Along with the recipe contest, students in grades K-8 may submit original pieces of art to be considered for the cookbook cover and interior. One piece will be selected as the cover art for the Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook. Art can feature Dreamland Bar-B-Que or the City of Birmingham. The grand prize for the art contest is a $100 Dreamland gift card. Art should be submitted at the downtown Birmingham Public Library’s Youth Department, second floor, 2100 Park Place. The deadline to enter is Sept. 17, 2014.


Competition for a one-act play

Entries must be submitted by Dec. 5. The competition, which is open to current residents of Birmingham, limits the plays to a 30-minute length. “We want them to be about Birmingham – [set in] the 99 neighborhoods or 23 communities,” she says. Douglas says there is no minimum age for submitting an entry and organizers are encouraging youths to write plays for the competition.
The top prize will be $250, and it is possible that second and third prizes also will be added if the contest draws enough entries. “We would love to have many, many, many,” she says.



Help Us Fill Our Shipping Container Going to Tanzania

Show some Love for Tanzania by helping fill our shipping container

Tanzania is one of the places where we serve “off the mountain” through short term mission teams and financial support. Now we are offering another way you can support people in Tanzania.
We are shipping a 20 foot container to Tanzania in December and are asking you to help us fill it with 2 of their primary needs:
  1. Pastoral Books (commentaries, pastoral care books like Purpose Driven Church, theological books, etc.) These can be found at places like second hand bookstores (2nd & Charles, etc.), thrift stores, and garage sales. Please NO fiction books.
  2. Basic Medical Supplies (surgical gloves, clinical swabs, sponges, tongue depressors, splints, canes, vital sign monitoring devices, medical bandages, gauze, medical linens, etc.) Note: Supplies CANNOT have an expiration date.
The books will empower rural pastors who feel helpless because they are not able to afford formal training at Bible college. The medical supplies are vital to rural medical clinics who see people die each year through senseless deaths from easily treatable diseases.
Please bring all donations to the iServe booth near the main sanctuary entrance inside Mountaintop Community Church [click HERE for directions].
Contact Mari Beth Poor at maribeth.poor@mountaintopchurch.com with any questions.



Jefferson County Board of Education needs bus drivers

Jefferson County Board of Education really needs bus drivers. They have approximately 21 openings.



Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin Onion Aug. 4, 2014

Come in to Outback and get a FREE Bloomin' Onion* on Monday, August 4th! It's a Happy Bloomin' Monday™ because Kevin "Happy" Harvick finished in the top 10 this weekend. Just say "Bloomin' Monday" to your server. Sometimes, sweet, sweet success tastes like a free, free Bloomin Onion.

TSA Offers $15,000 for Best Ideas to Speed Up Security

The Transportation Security Administration is willing to pay big bucks to someone who can figure out how to lessen the wait for pre-registered passengers at the country's airports.

The deadline is August 15 and submissions are being accepted online now. 

Read more:http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2014/07/want_to_earn_15000_help_tsa_sp.html


Hope Health Center in Fairfield, AL

Hope Health Center is a faith-based 501(c)3 community medical center located in Fairfield, Alabama.  Our mission is to provide excellent, whole-person health care to the underserved and share the hope found through Jesus Christ.

Our vision is for the poor, sick, and needy to experience the love and healing of Jesus Christ through our efforts to provide excellent, integrative health care. Our goal is to promote the wellbeing of the whole person, body, mind, and spirit, by offering access to a broad range of services. In addition to primary medical care, we offer dental services, nutrition and fitness classes, one-on-one counseling, and spiritual support for our patients.  

We want every patient to know that he or she is created in the image of God the Father and that Jesus Christ died on the cross to save them from their sins and to give them eternal life (John 3:16). Our hope is that our patients will experience the transforming power of the Holy Spirit through a relationship with Jesus Christ and gain eternal life through Him.  

Mark 2:17 And when Jesus heard it, He said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

What types of insurance will you accept?  Do you accept uninsured patients?
We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and most major insurance carriers.  Co-pay for insured patients is due at time of service.  If you are uninsured, we charge $40 for the initial visit and $20 for follow up appointments.  Lab and testing fees are an additional cost to the patient.



Property Manager Position

We're looking for the absolute best and brightest to lead our team of dedicated professionals as the Property Manager at our Springs at Greystone residential community in Birmingham, AL.

Continental Properties Company, Inc. is a dynamic and diverse, national real estate development company headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Continental develops and manages retail, multifamily, and hospitality projects across the country.

What you'll do:

  • Take responsibility for the performance of this community, the well-being of the residents, and the success of our employees.
  • You will direct all sales, marketing and leasing activities, prepare and manage your community’s budget, be charged with resolving resident issues, ensure your community is continually in pristine condition, and maintain compliance with all fair housing practices.
  • You will be responsible for all staff management activities including hiring, training, employee development as well as creating and maintaining a highly-positive and dynamic work environment.

Read more: http://www.multifamilyinsiders.com/apartment-jobs/jaview/2243-property-manager-springs-at-greystone