Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for August 9, 2013:
JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us from the Riverchase Galleria to check out two exciting things going on this weekend. The Carousel returns and you can go for a ride! Plus Belk teams up with Under Armour for a Casting Call Model search for boys and girls between the ages of 8-12 years old. This is an opportunity for your child to be discovered.
MONEY TUESDAY - Mike talked with Brent Godwin from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discussed the growth and expansion of Full Moon Bar-B-Que since the Maluff brothers purchased the original Southside Birmingham location in 1997; the disput between bankers and retailers over debit card transaction fees; and the metro area's public companies' performances are improving since the recession as seen by the highest-paid executives taking home 21 percent more than 2011. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.
RED HOT FOR THE CURE - AIDS Alabama presents the 8th Annual Red Hot for the Cause Casino Night. AIDS Alabama will recreate the glamour of the Roaring Twenties at Birmingham's premiere Casino Night event on August 10th from 7pm- 11pm at WorkPlay, located at 500 23rd Street South in Birmingham. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and jazz along with a silent auction and an exclusive Texas Hold'em poker tournament. Guests can try their luck at blackjack, craps, roulette and poker. Guests are encouraged to attend the gala garbed with all the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties, or in cocktail attire. General admission tickets are $50 and include hors d'oeuvres, two beer or wine tickets, and $1,000 worth of play money to be exchanged at the end of the night for prizes. VIP admission tickets are $75 and include VIP access at the door and cash bars, an exclusive prize drawing, hors d'oeuvres four wine or beer tickets, and $1,500 worth of play money. Red Ribbon Poker Tournament tickets are $25 with the admission ticket of your choice. Poker Tournament seats are limited. Tickets to the event can be purchased online at www.aidsalabama.org or by calling 205.918.8182.
BARGAIN MOM - Christie Dedman, Birmingham's Bargain Mom, with some great deals! Head over to www.facebook.com/kohls and get a $10 off $25 coupon good through August 18 on the purchase of children's clothing. There's also a 15% percent off coupon that you can print as well. However you can't use them in the same transaction. If you see that you'll be over the $25 do two separate transactions so you can at least save 15% on the second transaction. Christie was able to get 6 items for what worked out to be $2.50 each. Ace Hardware is offering free paint again this Saturday. Get a free quart of Clark+Kensington Paint+Primer in One at participating Ace stores, Saturday, August 10. Quantities are limited. Print the coupon, here - https://www.facebook.com/acehardware/app_302502019861517. Check Foursquare for retailer & restaurant coupons with check-ins. If you haven't started using Foursquare for coupons - you must. The app is free and easy to use. You can set your checkins to private if you wish - www.foursquare.com
ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall joins us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a new animal. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.
COMEDIAN - Pauly Shore joined us with a few laughs! For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit stardome.com.
CRUSING FOR KINGS RANCH - Formerly Rollin' for the Ranch, this charity Motorcycle Ride & Dice Run was created and organized by the Greater Birmingham Apartment Association to benefit The King's Home (formerly The King's Ranch). 2013 will mark this event's 9th year, and will be held on August 10th. Registration begins on August 10th at 8am at Harley Davidson Trussville. Last bike out will be at 9am. From Harley Davidson ...in Trussville, there will be two stops along the way and it always ends in Shelby County at The King's Home Campus, with a light lunch and plenty of Prizes. $25 for riders $15 for passengers. This year's second stop will be at Barber Motorsports Park. The third stop will be at Hooters on Hwy 280, before heading to The King's Home. Past events have featured over 100 motorcycle riders and raised more than $24,000. It is a big hit with the children at The King's Home who are always thrilled with the sights and sounds of a steady stream of riders roaring onto the campus. Contact Shay Sutton for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Harbin at email@example.com
Next week on Good Day Alabama, it's Baby Week! We get you ready for Babypalooza with a Mommy Makeover and several experts in the studio to help new and expectant moms! Chef Mee Tracy McCormick joins us with some great food ideas and her book - My Kitchen Cure: How I cooked My Way Out of Chronic Autoimmune Disease with Whole Foods and Healing Recipes. Still have some back to school shopping to do? We show you the best way to make a plan and save yourself some money! Nearly or newlyweds - we have financial help for you! Money Tuesday offers you advice to get you on the the right financial path to begin your marriage! Get your desk ready for the kids to head back to school - our organizer shows us how! Do you have an automotive bucket list? We show you 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world! Comedian George Wallace comes to town and joins us in the studio with a few laughs! Best Selling Author and speaker Don Yeager comes to town to share his book - Greatness: The 16 Characteristics of Tue Champions - with us. Our vet specialist joins us with advice for your pets, the doctor takes your questions about your health, and the gardener answers your questions about your garden! And Jimmy Rockett joins us with even more gardening excitement! A new dog park coming to town and you can help make it happen! And we introduce you to our Pet of the Week. Join us for this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama!