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Clients stay clean-cut thanks to Aveda Institute

  Four cosmetology students from Aveda Institute Birmingham offered complimentary haircuts to dozens of clients at the Shepura Men’s Center on Tuesday morning. The students don’t earn any class credit in exchange for their services, but instructors Patricia...

Sweet taste of change

The lemonade stand setup outside Justice Florist (5402 Birmingham Rd.) in June might have looked like your average mid-summer thirst-quenching stop, but the impact it has made to many is significantly bigger than filling a handful of piggy banks. Sales underway...

Big Freeze Coming to the Mission

The Shepura Men’s Center will soon be able to accommodate additional food storage with the expansion of the main freezer in the dining hall. The renovation was made possible thanks to a grant from an anonymous donor last year. Melvin Stoves levels and smooths the...

Father & Daughter Reunited

“I had a good childhood and a good dad,” Chris shared with us. “My dad was my best friend and when he passed away that was very tough for me.  His death sent me into a tailspin.” “Alcohol was my outlet and it eventually became my main issue,” Chris said. “My own...