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Free Service with Big Benefits to You and the Community: Shredding & E-Waste Recycling

December 12, 2019

Special Feature Tidy Up, Help the Environment & Support Children & Adults with Disabilities. You can accomplish all three of these goals when you attend the free Celebrate the Family Expo! January 11, 2020 at the Hoover Met Complex and bring with you documents your family or business needs securely shredded as well as unwanted …

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TOP TEN GIFTS FOR THE OUTDOOR LOVER!

November 26, 2019

The Great Outdoors presented by: Mark’s Outdoors Struggling with what to buy for your friend or family member that loves the outdoors? The staff at Mark’s Outdoors is ready to help! Here’s a look at items on their Top Ten List, specially priced for the Christmas season. Filson Briefcase – $250 Shimano Curado DC Reel …

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Empowered to Serve: Tom McLeod, McLeod Software

November 25, 2019

Faith at Work If you decide to travel the interstates of Alabama or across the country this holiday season, the chances are excellent that you will encounter an 18-wheeler stamped with the slogan “M-Powered by McLeod Software.” For nearly 35 years, the Birmingham based company has been serving the trucking industry and has established a …

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4 Tips to Inventorying Your Possessions for Insurance Purposes

November 25, 2019

Money Matters Presented by: Vision Financial Group, www.vision-financialgroup.com It’s great to have insurance against damage and loss, but if you can’t show proof of your possessions, it may result in a protracted settlement process with your insurance company. Creating an inventory may take a bit of upfront work, but it can pay future benefits in …

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4 Ways to Make a Roofing Project Less Disruptive for Tenants

November 24, 2019

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com A roof replacement on a residential building means disruption to its occupants. Usually, building owners and tenants understand that roofing jobs are part of the structure’s upkeep and may cause some distractions. Here are four ways to make your project less disruptive to your …

Give the Gift of Mobility & Accessibility

October 28, 2019

Home for the Holidays As you think of those on your Christmas gift list, consider the gift of mobility and accessibility. Regaining vertical mobility has never been easier in this day and age, and with a stairlift installed in the home, you or a loved one can be on the fast track to independence. A …

Deer Season Check List

September 26, 2019

The Great Outdoors Presented by: Mark’s Outdoors October 15, 2019 is opening day for bow hunting, which means it’s time for the final stages of getting your fields finished and stands placed. It’s also time to get your gun sighted in, and Mark’s Outdoors offers a free sight in with the purchase of two boxes …

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The Rich History of Old Baker Farm

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Nestled in the city of Harpersville, Ala., Old Baker Farm is a busy, family owned and operated farm – and has been for more than 200 years! Jerry Baker and his wife Pam are the fourth generation to farm cotton on the land. Jerry’s great grandfather, John Robert Baker, bought the land in …

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Business Wellness: STEPS Ministries

September 26, 2019

Healthy Living Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com Some of Your Most Valuable Employees Are High-Functioning Alcoholics. They may perform well, but they need help—what will your company do? Companies take pride in their high-functioning employees. As they should. But do you want to know a secret? Sometimes, those people are …

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Good News about Social Security

September 26, 2019

Money Matters presented by: Vision Financial Many Millennials and GenXers have the notion that Social Security won’t be around by the time they retire. Well there’s good news…sort of. The Trustees Report of the Social Security Trust Funds reported on April 22, 2019 the financial condition and the challenges faced by the Social Security program. …