The 2021 Mobile King Cake-Off will run until January 29. This year’s event is completely virtual but encourages participants to visit area bakers, eateries, ice cream shops, grocers and others to sample their king cake or king cake-inspired treats, then vote online. The winner of the public voting will earn the People’s Choice Award, and…Read More
A weeklong series of virtual and in-person events next week offers the public a chance to help shape the work to be done around Dauphin Island’s Aloe Bay, AL.com reported. Part of the $315 million for projects along the coast announced in 2018 (mostly from settlements related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster), there is more…Read More
United States Sports Academy in Daphne held what it called “a historic virtual signing ceremony” with the Jamaica Olympic Association and Jamaica Paralympic Association in December 2020. The academy will use its expertise and resources to help aid in the development of the national sporting effort in Jamaica. The academy’s programs will also be delivered…Read More
The Alabama Coastal Foundation’s Seventh Annual Sustainability Summit is taking place this month as a virtual event on January 28-29. Registration is open, and the schedule reveals 2020 MacArthur Fellow Catherine Flowers and Green Coast Council Chair Paulette Doggett as its keynote speakers. One of its initiatives is the Green Coast Council, a forum for…Read More
The Alabama Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of South Alabama recently announced more webinars in addition to its Small Business Survival Series (Small Business Webinars Announced). Local Initiatives Support Corp. is kicking off its quarterly “Doing Business Online” series on January 13 with “5 Simple Strategies for Creating a Winning Website.” On…Read More
A Minority Business Development Program will be held on Thursdays between February 25 and April 29, 2021, at 5:15-8:15 p.m. Only selected entrepreneurs will be allowed in the virtual classroom. The 10-week class is intended for potential entrepreneurs with an idea or business concept (pre-start-up stage) and minority business owners whose companies have been in…Read More
The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is hosting a virtual event called “Food and Farm Forum” that began on December 3 and is continuing through December 13. The schedule includes daily sessions on starting orchards, how to best use social media, racial issues and irrigation. Several youth events are also planned. Registration costs range from free…Read More
Gulf Coast Financial Advisors is hosting “It’s Not Too Late! 4 Things you can do before 12/31/20 to defer 2020 taxes” on Zoom on December 8 at 2 p.m. The seminar will teach business owners how they can implement a strategy before the end of the year that will reduce their 2020 (and beyond) tax…Read More
The Alabama Coastal Foundation is organizing a free virtual meeting with local journalist, filmmaker and author Ben Raines, who will discuss the release of his new book, Saving America’s Amazon: The threat to our nation’s most biodiverse river system, at 10:00 a.m. on December 10. Registration is required. The hardcover book will be released on…Read More
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