Tag Archives: Rotary

Massive trail system planned for Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Wendy Jackson.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. When it comes to great walking, jogging, and cycling—Birmingham doesn’t usually … Continue reading

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A community leader gives Rotarian types hell

Our goal:  Better government for our region. Birmingham’s an amazing community in many ways. It’s difficult to explain, but we have the largest and most successful civic clubs on earth. Our Birmingham Kiwanis Club, our Birmingham Rotary Club and our … Continue reading

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Clueless community leaders cheer Birmingham School seizure

I grew up in Mt. Brook. My children went to Mt. Brook schools. I now live in Vestavia Hills. I belong to the Rotary Club of Birmingham. Dr. Ed Richardson spoke recently to our Rotary Club.  There was a huge … Continue reading

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Birmingham is best in the world

Usually when someone makes a brash statement that something is the best in the world, its considered hype or exaggeration. However, we can say with complete confidence that Birmingham has the biggest and best civic clubs on earth. Our Birmingham … Continue reading

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We’re losing our children

I was eating lunch at Rotary and I couldn’t believe the table conversation. A Rotarian who is also a business owner said, “I am so disappointed in Birmingham.  I hope when my children graduate college they’ll move to another city … Continue reading

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