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Magic City Crossings Project

The 2015 MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast was a launch pad for a community-wide dialogue project called Magic City Crossings based on the award-winning book, Some of My Best Friends Are Black, by Tanner Colby

Colby bookCommunity-wide discussions, led by trained facilitators, will be designed to connect people in a discussion about issues with significant racial implications.

Discussion groups have been organized in the Birmingham area between February 22 and 29, and one of them will take place at the Irondale Public Library on Monday, February 23, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.  The event is FREE, but you need to register here.

This project is being led by REV Birmingham's Community Action Committee, The Bethesda Life Center with support from the office of Joyce Vance, the U.S. Attorney - Northern District Alabama.

Peak Season Available at Irondale Sam's Location

As you know by now, Peak Season, Inc. recently renovated and relocated their production facility to the old Food World Shopping Center on Highway 78 in Irondale. 

peak season8 Although their facility is not a retail outlet open to the public, you can find their new Pasadena Seating Group, pictured here, at our Irondale Sam's Club.

Irondale CDA Highlights January Business of the Month

Congratulatjan business of monthions go to ibml for being chosen January's Business of the Month by the Commercial Development Authority of Irondale at a reception this Monday.

ibml, whose corporate office is located on Crestwood Boulevard in Irondale, provides the highest performing scanning and capture hardware and software solutions on the market, which is used daily in over 43 countries!

We are proud to have ibml as a Chamber member and an important part of the Irondale business community.

Financial Education Classes Offered at Habitat Birmingham

Is budgeting or saving part of your new year's resolution?  Habitat for Humanity Birmingham is offering financial education classes throughout 2015!  The classes are free and open to the public at the Habitat Birmingham Homeowner Workshop, adjacent to the Habitat ReStore on Crestwood Blvd.habitat logo

Your first chance to attend the Money Matters class is THIS Tuesday, January 13 at 6:00 PM. The next class - how to read and repair your credit report - will be held on February 10.

For more information and a list of the classes offered in 2015, click here.  To register for any of the classes, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Irondale Residents Recognized as "Champions"

The Library Champion Award is presented annually by the Jefferson County Public Library Association to recognize individuals or organizations who make significant contributions to libraries in Jefferson County, Alabama.  The Association honored eight Champions at its annual holiday luncheon recently, including three Irondale residents.

Dolores Hydock - IPLawardwinnerslocal actress, writer and storyteller - was recognized by the Public Libraries in Jefferson County for her many years of support to local libraries and literacy.  Ann Steves and Sue Sweatt were named Champions for their outstanding efforts with the Friends of Irondale Public Library since 2011.

We are proud to have these ladies serving in the Irondale community!  For more information, read here.

Upcoming Events

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Mon Sep 11 @ 9:00AM -
September Membership Luncheon
Thu Sep 14 @11:30AM - 01:00PM
Irondale Whistle Stop Festival
Sat Sep 30 @10:00AM -
October Membership Luncheon
Thu Oct 12 @11:30AM - 01:00PM

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