Category Archives: Philanthropy

Bringing the Big Easy to the Magic City: The 2014 Cajun Cook-Off Benefiting Girls Inc.

By Kelli Robinson, Sirote & Permutt attorney and Girls Inc. board chair The 4th Annual Cajun Cook-Off, the signature fundraiser for Girls Inc. of Central Alabama, is quickly approaching. Girls Inc. encourages girls to become successful and productive community citizens, and … Continue reading

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Walking to End Parkinson’s Disease!

By Jeri Boyd, Sirote & Permutt paralegal and Alabama Parkinson’s Fighter Walk founder The second annual Alabama Parkinson’s Fighter Walk was a huge success! On March 1, 2014, more than 300 people came to Alabaster’s Veterans Park to help win … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Place: A Night at the Oscars 2014

By Ronald Levitt, Sirote & Permutt attorney Autism is a non-discriminatory issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. In Birmingham, Ala., many children face the … Continue reading

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham: Bowl for Kids’ Sake

By Tony Smith, Sirote & Permutt attorney and Big Brothers Big Sisters board member A mentor can drastically shape the life of a child, and no one needs a positive influence more than children who face adversity from an early … Continue reading

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Camp Sirote: Surviving “Snowpocalypse 2014”

By John Cooper, Sirote & Permutt CEO Last Tuesday, Birmingham, Ala. was struck with an unexpected snow storm, penned by the media as “Snowpocalypse 2014.” Ice and snow quickly covered the roads as schools, daycares, hospitals and places of employment were … Continue reading

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UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center: A national leader in the fight against cancer

By Melinda Mathews, Sirote & Permutt attorney and BCRFA board member “You have cancer.” These three words can devastate even the strongest of us and turn our worlds completely upside down.  Fortunately for those who have to deal with the anguish and … Continue reading

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Leaving a legacy of compassion

By Robert Baugh, Sirote & Permutt attorney Fun, rewarding and challenging.  Those are the three words that come to mind for Suzanne Durham as she reflects on her 34 ½- year career with the YWCA of Central Alabama.  Durham retired as … Continue reading

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Celebrate the season with holiday cards from Children’s of Alabama

By Emily Bates, Sirote & Permutt’s director of marketing & business development “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose!” It’s the songs and images of the season that bring back childhood memories and pull at our heartstrings.  … Continue reading

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Illuminations Ball and holiday tree display bring season of light to Children’s of Alabama

By Emily Bates, Sirote & Permutt’s director of marketing & business development People from throughout the Birmingham metro area and across the state will gather for the Children’s of Alabama Illuminations Ball on November 15, 2013, at 6 pm to raise money … Continue reading

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Finish the Fight: 9th Annual Iron Bowl Tailgate Party raises money to fight gastrointestinal cancers

By Leigh Kaylor, Sirote & Permutt Attorney and Corporate Board Member “He was bigger than life itself. He wanted his life’s work to make a difference. He wanted to do positive things for deserving groups and individuals.” These are the … Continue reading

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