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If you follow the echo of giggles, you will find yourself looking at the rather large toilet in the former indoor pool building on the campus of Birmingham Southern College (BSC). It can flush an entire kid, sending him down a winding tunnel into the bottom of the emptied-out swimming pool. This toilet slide generates “gallons of giggles,” but it also illustrates for children wasteful water consumption. The massive commode is part of the Interactive Museum inside the Southern Environmental Center (SEC), and it, along with the other displays of trash heaps and old fashioned bicycles in the museum, is designed to teach people of all ages how they can help protect and improve their local environments. At 5,600-square-feet, it’s the largest education facility of its kind in Alabama. For Roald Hazeloff, the director of SEC, it was important that the center embody the spirit of the “Three Rs” –…
For 113 years, Vulcan has held a position of prominence over Birmingham. Today, a new renovation and expansion project at Vulcan Park and Museum, where the notable statue stands, is underway.
Donations from the community and corporations like Protective Life enable ASO to maintain a quality, full-time professional orchestra and to run multiple programs.
The Japanese Tea House symbolizes the idea of bringing cultures together and forging a friendship between the cities of Birmingham, Alabama, and Maebashi, Japan.
On one of July’s hottest days in Birmingham, Alabama, a team of Protective Life Corporation employees quickly battled a mass of overgrown shrubbery and trees, giving a fresh look to the mission camp.
Jeff Newman, hobbyist mine historian, pushes fallen branches out of the way, a habit learned from years working maintenance at the park. “I’m here to make the park look good, no matter what it takes,” he says.
David Loper, Senior Vice President and Counsel at Protective Life Corporation, loves rolling up his sleeves for the Birmingham Zoo.