East Lake Farmers Market

East Lake Market and Conversations with Farmers, Episode 40 of Birmingham Shines Podcast, June 25, 2016

In Episode 40 Birmingham Shines the spotlight is on East Lake Farmer’s Market, a program of Peer, Inc. to provide healthy food for the East Lake Community and market opportunities for Alabama farmers. In this episode we hear from: Witt Farms in Hayden Benny Dixon of Dixon Family Farms in Clanton Eugenia Wynfrey of Wynfrey …

Pack Health

This week on Birmingham Shines my guests are Uma Srivastava, who is the product development manager for Pack Health, and M’kayl Lewis, health adviser manager for Pack Health. Pack Health is a Birmingham startup founded by Mazi Rasulnia & Will Wright with a mission to help individuals suffering from chronic medical conditions take ownership of …

Birmingham Dance Walk and More – Out and About in Birmingham

This week’s offers something of a hodge-podge, centered around the theme of out-and-about town. We start with the Birmingham Dance Walk event organized by Sherri Ross. Last Sunday, March 20 I hung out at Railroad Park for a while to be a part of the first Birmingham Dance Walk of 2016. It was the Dance …

TEDxBirmingham 2016 – Ideas Shared

TEDxBirmingham 2016 was March 12 at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center on the UAB Campus. This episode features a recap of the ideas shared by speakers, through performances, and in a few short films interspersed throughout the event. The theme was Pure Imagination and the speakers and performances were curated into three sessions: Take …

KultureCity – Seeing the Potential In Autism

Dr. Juliana Maha, founder of Kulture City, was the guest on episode 34 of Birmingham Shines podcast released March 3, 2016

This week’s episode of Birmingham Shines features a conversation with Dr. Julian Maha, an emergency medicine physician and co-founder of KultureCity, an impact driven and award-winning nonprofit that is based in Birmingham but with a global presence. Dr. Maha and his wife conceived the idea for KultureCity after their oldest son was diagnosed with autism …

Alabama Trails Magazine

Katie Exum, publisher and editor of Alabama Trails magazine is the guest on episode 33 of Birmingham Shines. Rotary Trail in downtown Birmingham is the next trail set to open in Birmingham. Rotary Trail is part of a much larger trail system under development in the Magic City and surrounding areas. We are so blessed …

Red Mountain Grace

Jason Carroll, a co-founder of Red Mountain Grace nonprofit, is the guest on episode 32 of Birmingham Shines, released February 18, 2016

My guest this week is Jason Carroll, one of the co-founders of Red Mountain Grace, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that offers residential space to out of town families in need who must be in Birmingham on an extended basis to receive medical treatment. As is often the case, the really good part of this episode …

Teddy Zane – Flex Fitness

Teddy Zane, owner of Flex Fitness, and several other businesses in the greater Birmingham area, was the guest on Episode 31 of Birmingham Shines, released February 11, 2016

Teddy Zane, owner of Flex Fitness in Irondale, is the guest on episode 31 of Birmingham Shines. Health and fitness starts with food. “You can’t outtrain a bad diet,” Zane says. Teddy is an ACE certified trainer. Bodybuilding Awards include:–Mr. New York–Teen Mr. Upstate New York Flex Fitness is an awesome gym in Irondale, a …