Good Day Alabama: March 14, 2016

Good Day Alabama: March 14, 2016

Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live from the Shades Valley YMCA with Mickal Thomas. They showed us some new moves to strengthen your muscles. He even introduced us to a man who lost 100 pounds recently by making life changes and learned the right exercises. For more information, call 205-870-9622.

ALABAMA KIDNEY ACTION DAY - Alabama has one of the highest rates of kidney disease in the nation, with more than 11,794 patients with End Stage Renal Disease! The American Kidney Fund has a long history of research and support in Birmingham with over $843,294.24 in grant month distributed in the metro area alone.  On Saturday, the American Kidney Fund hosts a local awareness event in honor of National Kidney Month.  Aimed at raising awareness by educating those most at risk for kidney disease this free health screening event features free kidney screenings, entertainment, fitness and cooking demos, and more. Dr. Orlando Gutierrez is Chair of Medical Affairs for the American Kidney Fund. He joined us to discuss kidney disease and the Kidney Action Day.
Alabama Kidney Action Day is Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at DeBardeleben Park - 2nd Avenue N., Bessemer, AL 35020. It includes free kidney health screenings, other free health screenings, healthy food samples, family-friendly entertainment, and fitness demos.

PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS - Mike talked with political analysts Richard Dickerson and Leland Whaley about the violence at weekend rallies for Donald Trump and how the other presidential candidates reacted to it. They discussed the impact on the numbers and what to expect from tomorrow's big primaries.

ASK THE GARDENER - Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent Sallie Lee took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. You can reach her at the Extension office with your questions at 205-879-6964 ext 11.

RAILROAD PARK PICS - Railroad Park Foundation is launching its first photo contest, I Am #railroadparkproud, presented by PNC. The initiative will run for eight months, with each month's entries centered around a different type of photography. Submissions should portray why the photographer thinks individuals should become members of Railroad Park. The contest is open to everyone, and the public will select the winners by voting online. Each of the eight winners will receive $250, plus a 2016 Railroad Park membership. To participate in I Am #railroadparkproud, anyone may take a photo of Railroad Park along the month's unique theme, and upload to an entry form on railroadpark.org. A new theme will be announced each month. The photo with the most votes wins. Official rules available at www.railroadpark.org/contestrules.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, we check out some amazing artwork at a cool new spot.... find out how you can be part of it! We look at the stages of wealth in Money Tuesday! Our wildlife expert joins us with some great advice for hunters! We show you what's new in entertainment - from movies to music to video games! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day!