Monthly Archives: April 2012

YWCA Purse & Passion: Not a Dry Eye in the House

By Elizabeth Hutchins, Sirote attorney and YWCA board member Stories were shared, tears were shed and money was raised at the YWCA’s 13th annual Purse & Passion event, held April 19. The ballroom at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel was full, with more than 1,400 people in attendance. The event is the YWCA’s largest funding sourceRead More

Birmingham Reads!

By Courtney Williams, Sirote HR trainer Many Birmingham school children were put on a path of life-long reading Thursday, April 19, through Birmingham Reads – a charity dedicated to promoting reading in children throughout Birmingham. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to read to a group of first graders at Glen Iris Elementary School,Read More

“Sirote Swamp” and Fried Alligator: A Winning Combo for Girls Inc.

By Kelli Robinson, Sirote attorney and Girls Inc., board member The “Sirote Swamp” was a big hit Saturday, April 14, for the 2nd Annual Girls Inc., Cajun Cook-Off. Sirote & Permutt once again participated in the competition at Linn Park. The Cajun Cook-Off is the signature fundraiser for Girls Inc., of Central Alabama. The organizationRead More

Getting Hot at the Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook-Off

By Matt Geller, Sirote attorney Sirote & Permutt employees had a fantastic time at the 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off, benefitting the Exceptional Foundation. The March 3 event drew thousands of attendees and raised more than $200,000 to benefit the non-profit organization. While I can’t divulge the secret ingredients in our chili, I can tell youRead More

Sirote’s Lenora Pate Discusses Sirote Supports on WDJC

Sirote & Permutt’s Lenora Pate was interviewed Monday, April 16, on WDJC 93.7 FM.  Morning hosts Chris and Roxanne spoke with Pate about the new Sirote Supports initiative supporting nonprofits and how positive public reaction has been to the new website. Listen to Lenora’s radio interview: Radio interview Part 1 Radio interview Part 2 SiroteRead More

Sirote’s Lenora Pate on Fox 6’s Good Day Alabama

Take a look at Sirote attorney Lenora Pate discussing Sirote Supports on Fox6’s Good Day Alabama! Sirote Supports, a Sirote & Permutt initiative, provides support to programs that strengthen the community and positively impact the areas of health, education and the arts. To learn more about Sirote & Permutt, please visit us at

Girls’ Inc Cajun Cook-Off on ABC 33/40’s Talk of Alabama

Sirote attorney and Girls’ Inc. Board of Directors member Kelli Robinson discussed the Second Annual Girls’ Inc. Cajun Cook-Off on today’s Talk of Alabama on ABC 33/40. View the video below: We hope you’ll make plans to attend this fun event this Saturday, April 14, at Birmingham’s Linn Park.  Proceeds from the event benefit Girls, Inc.Read More

Girls, Inc. Cajun Cook-Off Coming This Saturday!

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Girls, Inc. Cajun Cook-Off, this Sat., April 14! Join us at Birmingham’s Linn Park for a Cajun cooking competition and live music from the Swamp Poppas, as well as fun kids’ activities like face painting and a balloon artist. Proceeds from the event benefit Girls, Inc. programs that inspire AlabamaRead More

YWCA Purse & Passion Luncheon: Raising Critical Funds and Awareness

By Elizabeth Hutchins, Sirote attorney The YWCA of Central Alabama’s 13th annual Purse & Passion Luncheon is coming up on April 19, and Sirote & Permutt is proud to be a sponsor of this great event. The YWCA is close to the hearts of many of us at Sirote because of the huge impact itRead More

Congratulations to the BBJ Nonprofit Awards Finalists

We’d like to congratulate all the finalists for the Birmingham Business Journal’s inaugural Nonprofit Award! Sirote Supports is a proud supporter of many charities and nonprofits throughout Birmingham and the state. Nonprofits are key in building a better community, and we’re excited about this inaugural award. We look forward to reading more about all theRead More