Good Day Alabama for July 22, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for July 22, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for July 22, 2013:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh worked out on this Exercise Monday! He joined us with Curtis Starks at EVO. For more information, call (205) 583-3000.

MARQUIS MAZE CAMP - Marquis Maze will present Marquis Maze's AMAZEing Athlete Youth Football Camp taking place at Tarrant High School (830 Jefferson Blvd Birmingham, AL 35217) on July 27th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm featuring guest coach Rolando McClain. Marquis Maze is proud to bring Marquis Maze's AMAZEing Athlete Football Camp to Tarrant High School for the first youth football camp.  The youth can expect to get tips and technique enhancement advice on game situation scenarios, as well as motivational advice on how to prepare to compete at the next level. All participants will receive an exclusive AMAZEing Athlete Camp t-shirt and autographed photo of Marquis Maze and staff. Registration can be completed at either of two locations: Boost Mobile (Heritage Plaza 873 Dennison Ave SW Birmingham, AL 35211) or DTLR (9150 Parkway East Birmingham, AL 35206).  Registration will also be accepted the day of the camp from 7:00 am - 9:30 am on site at Tarrant High School.  Registration fees will be $25. Marquis Maze is a former University of Alabama football player, and a 2  time National Champion.  Also, Mr. Maze is a former NFL player for the Pittsburg Steelers.  Marquis is in beginning stages of setting up his AMAZEing Youth after school program in Birmingham.

JOB HUNT - Tara Hutchison, Communications Director for Alabama Department of Labor, joined us by phone to discuss the number of jobs available that are posted online. She broke down the categories statewide and for the Birmingham area. She says there are 52,941 total job ads. The top five occupations with most job openings posted in Alabama are Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, Registered Nurses, First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, Retail Salespersons, and First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers. Top employers with most job openings posted include Regions Financial, Community Health Systems Inc, The University of Alabama UAB Health System, St. Vincent's Health System, CVS Caremark, Forest Service, Lowe's, Baptist Health System, and BBVA Compass. The top occupations with most job openings posted in the Birmingham-Hoover Area include Registered Nurses, Heavy and Tractor Trailer Truck Drivers, First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, Customer Service Representatives, Retail Salespersons., Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, First-Line Supervisors of Office and AdministrativeSupport Workers, Computer Systems Analysts, Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, Computer User Support Specialists, Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, Insurance Sales Agents, First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, Accountants, Medical and Health Services Managers, Sales Agents, Financial Services, Sales Representatives, Services, All Other Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, and Industrial Engineers. There are 17,798 total job ads in the Birmingham area. She says to stop by any of the business centers across the state for help on sprucing up your resume or advice on extra training you may need. The Department of Labor even offers some training coarses. For complete details, visit www.labor.alabama.gov.

ASK THE GARDENER - Landscape Designer and gardener Jimmy Rockett took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. For more information, call Jimmy at (205) 981-1151, email him at jimmyrockett@att.net, or visit www.rockettsbugjuicegardens.com.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, seems like Candice just won the "American Idol" title... But it's time for auditions again! They come as close as Atlanta and we get the scoop on how you can get your shot at being the next winner! Elephant Ears, Crows Feet, Fox Tails.... All plants with animal names! Jimmy Rockett with Bug Juice Gardens joins us with the scoop on incorporating the animal kingdom and your garden! Our nutritionist Beth Kitchin joins us with some advice on your health! And we check out new music and movies hitting store shelves this week. Join us for all of this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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