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Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham's downtown area with Southside and UAB's campus.




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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA August 11, 2020 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 ‐ HOMEOWNERSHIP PART 1: UNDERSTANDING MORTGAGES

In this workshop, you'll gain a better understanding of the different types of mortgages, common costs associated with buying a home, financing options, and how to get started with the application process. Buying and owning a home is a dream for many people; this workshop can help turn that dream into a reality.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18 ‐ HOMEOWNERSHIP PART 2: MORTGAGE MODIFICATIONS

Things don't always go as planned. You could get sick or injured or even lose your job, and suddenly you're struggling to pay your mortgage. In this workshop, you'll learn about the different life events that may require you to consider modifying your mortgage, what your options are, and the resources that are available to you.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 ‐ SMALL BUSINESS: HOW BUSINESSES OBTAIN CREDIT

You have a brilliant business idea but now what's next? Don't sweat it! You'll learn the ins and outs of how businesses obtain credit, while also defining and applying best practices. All of these tools will equip you for building and maintaining your small business.

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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA August 18, 2020 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18 ‐ HOMEOWNERSHIP PART 2: MORTGAGE MODIFICATIONS

Things don't always go as planned. You could get sick or injured or even lose your job, and suddenly you're struggling to pay your mortgage. In this workshop, you'll learn about the different life events that may require you to consider modifying your mortgage, what your options are, and the resources that are available to you.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 ‐ SMALL BUSINESS: HOW BUSINESSES OBTAIN CREDIT

You have a brilliant business idea but now what's next? Don't sweat it! You'll learn the ins and outs of how businesses obtain credit, while also defining and applying best practices. All of these tools will equip you for building and maintaining your small business.

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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA August 25, 2020 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 ‐ SMALL BUSINESS: HOW BUSINESSES OBTAIN CREDIT

You have a brilliant business idea but now what's next? Don't sweat it! You'll learn the ins and outs of how businesses obtain credit, while also defining and applying best practices. All of these tools will equip you for building and maintaining your small business.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk October 15, 2020 4:30pm
Located in the Regions Bank 17th Street Plaza and Amphitheater (corner of 17th Street and 1st Avenue South) from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. And it's all happening now. Not someday, but today.

Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams, and consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational evening walks in nearly 200 communities across North America.

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