Alabama Business News

Alabama Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Alabama, U.S.A. (Ala., AL), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

EPIC’s Wilson Long Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wilson Long of the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice is one of only 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Risk Consultant Ken Glanton

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Ken Glanton has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice as a Risk Consultant. Glanton joins a rapidly growing team of risk management and insurance professionals serving larger, complex construction and energy companies across the country.

Non-profit Founder Walks and Writes for Hunger and Poverty

BREWTON, Ala., Aug. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lisa Thomas-McMillan has made feeding the hungry and helping those in need in a life-long pursuit. In 2000, she formed a 501(c)3, Carlisa, Inc. – a small, non-profit food bank that receives limited funding, as the needs in her community continue to grow she is in need of more.

Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop Quitting Business

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After over 15 years in business, Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop, Montgomery’s premier quilting supply and fabric store, is closing its doors forever. A huge ‘Quitting Business Sale’ will begin immediately to liquidate every single item of merchandise, fixture and equipment in the store; to include fabrics, sundries, notions, supplies, books, patterns and more.

Alabama Graphics Earns an ‘Excellence In Construction’ Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Graphics has been awarded the Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Birmingham Chapter for their work in The Clubhouse at The Cottages of Baton Rouge.

Book on Alabama’s Most Famous is Now in Stores

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Image Publishing, Inc. has announced that its latest book, ‘Alabama Home Sweet Home’ (ISBN-13: 978-0974703732), which profiles some of the states most famous natives, is now available for sale throughout the state.

Personal Business Advisors Works to Cure Executive Unemployment in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal (Business) Advisors, LLC, a San Antonio based organization dedicated to moving the underutilized talents of highly skilled senior corporate executives to small business, has opened a Master Office in Hoover, Alabama. The company helps senior executives who have become underemployed or unemployed in the recession to find six figure income opportunities in six types of entrepreneurial businesses. And PBA does so at NO CHARGE to the executive.

Revolutionary Pump Delivers Material Up to 600 Feet

ANNISTON, Ala., Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blastcrete Equipment Co. has introduced the new Model HBS 1500 mixer pump for long distance and high pressure pumping of gypsum flooring, fireproofing and 1/2 inch aggregate shotcrete and concrete repair materials. This 4 inch hydraulic ball seat pump will pump sanded gypsum flooring materials using a 1.5 inch delivery line up to 600 ft. at outputs up to 130 bags (12 cubic yards) of material per hour.

Farrell Appointed to Alabama Iron and Steel Council

ANNISTON, Ala., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Governor Bob Riley has appointed Jim Farrell, President of Blastcrete Equipment Co. in Anniston, Alabama, to the Alabama Iron & Steel Council. With the completion of the ThyssenKrupp plant in Mobile, the state of Alabama is expected to become the second largest steel producer in the U.S. by 2010.

Foothills Community Partnership Fund Established in Collaboration with the Community Foundation of Calhoun County

ANNISTON, Ala., July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foothills Community Partnership (FCP) officially presented a charitable contribution of $500,000 to the Community Foundation of Calhoun County at a celebration this afternoon. The gift establishes the Foothills Community Partnership Fund, which will be administered and guided by the Community Foundation of Calhoun County to address critical human-care needs in the greater community.

Pirate Island Press Announces Bioterrorism E-book

MOBILE, Ala., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pirate Island Press, an independent publisher of scientific, historical, and military fiction announces the addition of E-Book availability for the thrilling new novel of bioterrorism and national security, ‘The Jihad Germ.’ Within days of its release, the downloadable version of the novel is listed by EbookMall at the height of their ‘Top 100 New Releases.’