Monthly Archives: October 2012

Race for an End to Breast Cancer This Weekend

By Kerry McInerney, Sirote & Permutt attorney and Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors, North Central Alabama Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation One phone call on a Friday night can change your life. It was nearly six years ago that our family got that call. It was my wife, Hope’s, surgeonRead More

Exceptional Foundation Art Show Surpasses Fundraising Goal

On September 20, more than 450 attendees helped celebrate the creativity of special needs artists at the Exceptional Foundation’s Art Show. The event raised more than $128,000 to support individuals with special needs, and once again surpassed its fundraising goals. Thank you to everyone who attended the event, and helped make it such a success!Read More

Partner with YWCA and Allstate Foundation in Ending Domestic Violence

By Elizabeth Hutchins, Sirote & Permutt attorney and YWCA of Central Alabama board member Violent behavior in her home is something no woman should ever have to fear. Sadly, in our nation today, domestic violence affects a woman’s life more than 145 times each hour. One in four women will be affected by domestic violenceRead More

Gala Shows Birmingham’s “Heart” for Children in Need

Sirote Supports was honored to be part of the 10th Annual “Heart of the House” Gala benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Alabama. The gala, held on Aug. 23 at the Wynfrey Hotel, was a tremendous success. Donations that evening totaled more than $175,000 and will be used to help provide housing and comfortRead More

Birmingham’s Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

By Melinda Mathews, Sirote & Permutt attorney and BCRFA board member Cities all over the country are going pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Birmingham has some incredible events coming up, and I encourage you to be part of some (or all!) of them. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA)Read More