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Good Day Alabama for March 12, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for March 12,  2013:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live this morning from the Tour De Brewers! The 2nd Not-Quite-Annual 10K brewery run featuring Good People, Cahaba, and Avondale is Saturday. It begins and ends at Tin Roof. The cost is $20 and proceeds benefit The Dannon Project. Registration begins on-site at 9am!

MONEY TUESDAY - Stewart Welch joined us this morning on Money Tuesday to talk about the gains on Wall Street and what it means to investors. He recommended that investors rebalance investments, dollar cost average into the stock market to temper the ups and downs of the market, and increase your monthly investments. He recommends that investors not 'Fight the Fed' (easy-money' policies that good for stocks), sell out on the first significant downturn, or take investment advice from your neighbor. For more information, visit

VET SPECIALIST -  Dr. Mary Battistella joined us with Dr. Jerome Williams to talk about acupuncture or herbal therapy for your pets! Dr. Mary Battistella is a veterinarian at Holistic Veterinary Medical Center of Alabama - locally known as Kowaliga Whole Health Pet Care & Resort. There they practice whole health medical and preventative pet medicine & treatment.  They also use traditional veterinary medical and surgical therapies. The use laser surgery to  declaw, remove anal sacs, growth removals, as well as spays and neuters. They use laser therapy to treat arthritis, injuries, and for pain management. They concentrate on nutrition using a variety of premium low carb & grain free diets for your pets and they also offer frozen meals. They use Acupuncture for pain management, cancer, ophthalmic, neurologic & orthopedic concerns. They also use Chinese Herbs, Homeopathy, Prolotherapy, Chiropractic therapy, Flower Essences, Aromatherapy, and Massage Therapy. They also use NAET - Nabudripad's Allergy Elimination Technique. For more information or to contact the clinic located in Eclectic, call 334-857-1816 or visit She also practices at Riverview Animal Clinic on Saturdays.

You can contact Dr. Jerome Williams at the Red Mountain Animal Clinic at (205) 326-8080 or visit

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - Film's Star, 'Actor-Bat' Erica Linz, talked about Her Soaring Performance In The Fantastical Adventure Inspired by the World-Famous Stage Spectacular! Executive Produced by James Cameron (Avatar, Titanic), Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away takes audiences on a wondrous journey across the many imaginative landscapes of Cirque du Soleil. Capturing the feats of the extraordinary artists up close using cameras that sometimes soar 70 feet in the air, Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away immerses audiences in the inspiring acrobatics of the world's most glamorous circus troupe. For more information, visit

GARDENING - Have you heard of Vertical Gardening? Jimmy Rockett joined us to show us what that is. Jimmy says to use light and fluffy potting soil and when you fill the container, please do not pack the soil. Once full, wet the container to settle the soil and add more soil if needed. Jimmy says it is okay to have to knock some of the soil off of your plant before you poke the plant into the liner. Once you have all of your plants in all of the holes, add some type of moss to the top to cover the soil. This performs two purposes - the first is to keep the soil at the top from spilling over and the second is to provide a great look. Jimmy says you can fill these containers up with house plants, annuals, sediums, strawberry plants and much more. For more information, call Jimmy at (205) 981-1151, email him at, or visit

THE LETTERMAN OF THE IRONBOWL - Darryl Fuhrman and Adlai Trome, from The Letterman of the Iron Bowl, join us to tell us about it! Bobby Humphrey, former University of Alabama and NFL football star and member of the LETTERMEN of the IRON BOWL™, will be the keynote speaker at a barbecue luncheon benefiting The Firehouse Shelter. The event is set for tomorrow from noon to 1 p.m. in the Assembly Hall of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood. Individual tickets are $20. Humphrey will share his message of hope, "Overcoming Obstacles-One Yard at a Time,"highlighting his personal journey out of poverty to a starring role with the Crimson Tide and a career playing NFL football.  Firehouse Shelter Executive Director Steve Freeman will give a brief presentation on how the community is making a difference in the lives of the homeless, and there will be a special testimony by one of the Safe Haven program alumni. For nearly 30 years, The Firehouse Shelter has provided homeless men in the Birmingham area with a nurturing and caring environment while empowering each individual to reach his full potential. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
, we all know what we shouldn't eat or what we're told not to eat. So what can you eat? We turn to one expert who reveals myths about food and processing! Mickey hangs out with his friends from the Birmingham Zoo! Enjoy comedy and music with "The Magic Flute" .... Jeh Jeh shows us what it's all about! We talk cole crops in Good Day Gardening - what are they and which ones you should plant right now! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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