Good Day Alabama for June 26, 2014 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for June 26, 2014

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for June 26, 2014:

GEORGIA AQUARIUM - Jessica Fontana, Public Relations Specialist at Georgia Aquarium, joined us with a look at the upcoming displays and shows at the facility.  There is a new atrium show this summer, Explore, that includes a multi-media production that combines live action film, animation, circus, large scale puppetry and dance elements to tell a simple story about our connection to the ocean. It features life size puppets created exclusively for Georgia Aquarium. While at the Georgia Aquarium you can get up close and personal with animal encounters, check out the Beluga & Friends Interaction, visit the Sea Otter, Penguin, & Dolphin Encounters, an opportunity to swim and dive with whale sharks, manta rays and so many other species. For more information, visit georgiaaquarium.org or call (404) 581-5000.

JEH JEH LIVE - The 2013-2014 Heart Walk is this Saturday in the Uptown Entertainment District in Birmingham. This year's goal is $545,000. Festivities begin at 7:30am and the Walk Begins at 8:30am. For more information, visit http://birminghamheartwalk.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1070318

MS WHEELCHAIR ALABAMA - Michele Miller is Ms Wheelchair Alabama. She entered the state pageant for Alabama, through an application process after meeting Lowery Lockard (president of the Dane foundation) in Atlanta at the Abilities expo. Michele was wearing her sash from 2012 when she was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Alabama /America . Lowery asked if she ever thought about competing on the USA side and Michele decided to try it. Michele considers herself blessed to have the opportunity to represent Alabama on behalf of all the wonderful women on wheels.  She is currently raising funds to travel to Ohio in July for the MS. Wheelchair USA pageant. She is excited to share her platform of Developing programs to improve our youths communication skills with the physically  and developmentally  challenged. The mission of the Ms Wheelchair USA program is to promote glamour, self-confidence, & community service....  celebrating the achievements of women with disabilities. For more information, visit http://www.mswheelchairusa.org/.
 

OUR HOUSE - In Our House today, Meredith Jones joins us to discuss some easy ways to monitor the amount of energy you're using in your home and some simple ways that you can save energy as well. For more information, visit www.joneswarren.com.


PET OF THE WEEK
- Bob Kuykendal  from the Shelby County Humane Society introduces us to a pet that needs a new home. His name is Poncho. For adoptions, call (205) 669-3916 or visit shelbyhumane.org.

BBQ - Ninety percent of Americans believe that barbequing is synonymous with outdoor entertaining, while 56 percent of Americans plan to barbeque more than 15 times this summer, according to a recent survey by Bank of America that asked consumers about their summer barbecuing and grilling habits. In celebration of this cherished American pastime, Bank of America, SeriousEats.com and celebrity chef Michael Symon are teaming up to kick off a summer-long program that will engage food enthusiasts across the nation by providing them with cooking and entertaining tips as well as advice on how to save money along the way.  From June 18 throughout the summer, Symon is inviting Americans to share photos and videos from their summer barbeques on social networks using #123BBQ. Chef Michael Symon also provided tips on staying within budget  and discusses recipes that even the amateur cook will be able to master,  
 
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
, Jeh Jeh puts his skills to the test as he Bows Up Against Breast Cancer! Comedian Daman Wayans joins us in the studio with some laughs! The latest "Transformers" flick hits the big screen this weekend and we check in with our expert for reviews - He tells us if it is worth seeing and if it is family friendly. And the Black Rodeo comes to town and we bring you all the action! The Bargain Mom joins us with some great deals for your family this weekend! Plus we check out your business and entertainment headlines! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.

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