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Nexus Energy Center Green Tie Bash happening October 15

The 2015 Green Tie Bash honoring Champions of Energy is a night of celebration honoring citizens around Madison County that have demonstrated true dedication to saving energy. Presented by Redstone Federal Credit Union, this year’s Green Tie Bash will be held at the Huntsville Botanical Garden on October 15. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations that have increased the energy efficiency of their homes and workspaces will be recognized and awarded for their efforts. In addition to the awards ceremony, attendees will enjoy dinner, drinks, live music, and a silent auction.


Plant Hatch breaks ground for new energy education center

Leaders from Plant Hatch and J.M. Miles Construction break ground for the new site energy education center. Construction is scheduled to be completed in June 2016.The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant held a groundbreaking for the construction of the Plant Hatch Energy Education Center. Construction of the new center is expected to be completed by the end of June 2016.

The Plant Hatch Energy Education Center will serve as a multipurpose facility and visitor's center for site and community functions. New and innovative exhibitions will help educate visitors on safe, clean, affordable and reliable nuclear energy.


Epiphany Farm-to-Table Dinner Benefits Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Friends of Hurricane Creek

Tuesday, September 15 at 8pm, Epiphany will host a Farm-to-Table Dinner benefiting the local water protection efforts of Black Warrior Riverkeeper and the Friends of Hurricane Creek. Tuscaloosa’s “farm-to-fork” restaurant since 2003, Epiphany (519 Greensboro Ave) will take reservations for the dinner at 205-344-5583 after 4pm, Tuesday through Saturday.


Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $4.9 Million in Investments for Rural Alabama Businesses and Community Infrastructure

Projects Funded Will Protect Public Health, Improve Infrastructure and Boost Local Economies

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Alabama to announce $4.9 million in new funding for projects that will protect public safety and health, improve water and wastewater infrastructure and create expanded economic opportunities in rural Alabama.


Alabama's Big Business Embraces Sustainability to Attract Millennial Workforce

According to Deloitte’s 2015 Millennial Survey, millennials – who will account for 75% of the workforce in 2025 – are not motivated by money, but rather they aim to make the world more compassionate, innovative and sustainable.

Unfortunately, Birmingham, Ala., is having a lot of trouble attracting those workers. Recently, the New York Times published this article about how young college graduates are moving toward large metropolitan areas all across the country for employment with two notable exceptions: Detroit, Mi. and Birmingham, Ala.


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