Good Day Alabama for April 23, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for April 23, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for April 23, 2013:

MONEY TUESDAY - Stewart Welch talked with us about property tax exemption for senior citizens. He also discussed taxes when selling a non-primary residence. For more information, visit www.welchgroup.com.

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us this morning with The Decorators' Symphony! The 2013 Decorators' ShowHouse is The Bryant House in Hoover. It will be open to the public April 20th through May 5. ShowHouse Hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm, Saturday from 10am-5pm, and Sunday from 2pm-6pm. Tickets are $20 each and the proceeds benefit the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Along with the house, you can enjoy lunch from Homewood Gourment Monday-Saturday ebtween 10am-2pm in the Margaret Alford Tea Room for $13. Bailey's Sweet Shoppe offers delicious homemade goodies donated by local bakeries Monday through Saturday from 11am - 2pm and on Sundays from 2 - 5:30pm for $3 each. The items displayed in the Decorators' Showhouse rooms are available for sale. Handmade items from the area's finest artisans, beautiful antiques, one of a kind treasures, and unique items from members of the ASO Symphony Volunteer Council will be for sale in the Patron's Boutique. For more information, visit http://www.symphonyvolunteercouncil.org/2008/default2.asp?active_page_id=130.

DR ASA - Dr. Asa joined us this morning to talk about Osteoporosis.  Known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®, Asa Andrew, MD is a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Osteoporosis is on the rise...How do we fight the battle? 1.Weight Bearing Exercise - walking, rebounding, jogging, weightlifting 2. 3oz a day of sardines 3.30 minutes of sunlight per day  - Importance of Vitamin D 4.Dairy Foods-Yogurt and cheese are the better choices 5.kale 6.Black eyed peas  7. Almonds 8.Oranges 9.White beans 10.Canned Salmon

BEST NEW PRODUCTS - What New Food and Household Products Are Must-Haves in American Homes? BNPA winners include: * Tide to Go Stain Eraser * Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Select-a-Size * Dawn Power Clean

* Tide Pods * Land O'Lakes Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt * El Monterey Mini Chimis. For a full list of award winners go to: www.BestNewProductAwards.com.

RASHAD JOHNSON -  Rashad Johnson - former Alabama Captain and current Arizona Cardinals player - talked with Alan Collins about his upcoming free youth football skills camp, celebrity basketball game, and High School 7on7 tournament. This is his 3rd Annual Walk On to Champions Camp and each year gets better and better.  This year he added the celebrity basketball game and 7on7 HS tournament, the winning school will get $5,000 towards their high school football program.  Rashas just signed another 3-year deal with the AZ Cardinals and is a true example of what happens when you work hard, he was a walk-on at Alabama who turned into a scholarship captain.   Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson will hold his 3rd Annual Walk-On to Champions Youth Football Skills camp on Friday, June 21st for campers grades 1st--8th. For the first time, on Friday night, Rashad will host a Celebrity Basketball game featuring his NFL colleagues and former Alabama players. On Saturday, June 22nd, Johnson will Host a 7-on-7 high school tournament at Sulligent High School in Sulligent, Alabama. The Youth Football Skills camp will take place on Friday, June 21, beginning at 10am, check-in starting at 9am. The camp will be open to the first 250 Preregistered campers  grades 1st-8th. Early Registration is now open and runs through June 7th. Each pre-registered camper will receive a free camp t-shirt, autographed camp souvenir, and lunch. For more information, and to preregister your camper you may visit www.eliteimg.com/RashadJohnsonCamps. On Saturday, June 22, Johnson will premiere his 7-on-7 High School Tournament. The double-elimination tournament  will take place on Saturday, June 22nd, and will showcase 16 of the area's high school programs. The winning team will be awarded $5,000 from Johnson to go towards their high school program. The tournament is free and open to the public, there will be a FREE NFL player autograph session from 10:30-11:15am, with the tournament beginning at 12:00pm. For more information please visit www.eliteimg.com/RashadJohnsonCamps. For more information on the tournament, to become a sponsor, to volunteer or to donate to Rashad's Walk-On to Champions Foundation, please contact Elite Image, LLC at info@eliteimg.com.

GARDENING - Jimmy Rockett showed us some spring time color. Jimmy says there are lots of new flowers like the variegated secresia and the dynamite fountain grass.Jimmy says one big tip is to make sure the pretty flower that you want is for your proper light requirement. So, you do not want to plant impatiens for shade in your flower bed that gets sun all day long. A little research goes a long way. Also, ask for help if you are not sure on the mature height that your flower grows. Some get tall and some hang over. So you would not want to plant one that hangs over in a flower bed or in the middle of your flower pot. If you have sun, these would do well for you with little maintenance. Jimmy says the bottom line is to just have fun and when you are done planting and like what you see, then that is all that matters, just have fun. For more information, call Jimmy at (205) 981-1151, email him at jimmyrockett@att.net, or visit www.rockettsbugjuicegardens.com.

AT ANY PRICE - Janice talked with actors Zac Efron and Dennis Quaid about their new film - At Any Price. "At Any Price" is a 2013 American drama film written and directed by Ramin Bahrani. The film was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, and later screened as an official selection at both the Telluride Film Festival and the 2012 Toronto Film Festival. In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family's farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family's entire livelihood. "At Any Price" is rated R. It will be released nationwide on Friday.

COOKING - Alex Castro with Sol Y Luna and Corks and Chefs joined us in the kitchen this morning with the scoop on Corks & Chefs. It is Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm at Birmingham's Linn Park. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. The 16th annual CORKS & CHEFS: Food & Wine Tasting Event is the place where art, food & wine meet. This highly anticipated favorite feature of the Magic City Art Connection contemporary art festival provides a tented environment for patrons to sample delicious cuisine from 20 of Birmingham's top restaurants. Ten (10) talented chefs and over 100 wines showcased each day. Plus don't miss the Guided Wine Seminars lead by knowledgeable experts or the live music performances on the patio. For more information, or to order tickets:  www.MagicCityArt.com


Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, can you lose weight overnight? We talk with one doctor who says her diet plan will help you do just that! Our children's doctor joins us tot ake your questions about your kids' health! And this week, we reflect on how far we've come since the April 27th tornadoes two years ago. We talk with one company that grew out of that tragedy and continues to help those in need! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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