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BCA Honors Congressman, Past BCA Chairman, and State Senator


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 22) – The Business Council of Alabama’s annual Chairman’s Dinner held Wednesday at the Sheraton Birmingham included recognition of outstanding federal and state legislators and a former BCA chairman. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Mobile, was the recipient of the Robert “Bubba” Lee Political Courage Award, and 2013 …

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BCA to Award 2017 South Alabama Corporate Football Sponsorship


The Business Council of Alabama is offering one small business the opportunity to be awarded a University of South Alabama Football Corporate Sponsorship for the 2017 season. To apply, Alabama small business owners should visit and share in 150 words or less why a 2017 South Alabama football sponsorship would be …

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Southern Research Soars With New NASA Contract of Nearly $10 million


In a March interview, Southern Research President and CEO Art Tipton, Ph.D., discussed how the Birmingham research organization has been involved with space exploration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration since NASA’s inception in the 1950s. “We have a very active history with NASA and manned space flight, initially …

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