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The Birmingham City Council Takes the “Ice Bucket Challenge”

web-tabThe Birmingham City Council accepted a challenge by council staff (VIDEO) and were doused by firefighters when they took the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” to help fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Before being covered in the icy mix, Council President Johnathan Austin and Council Pres. Pro-Tem Jay Roberson challenged Mayor William Bell and his staff. District 4 Councilor William Parker and District 6 Councilor Sheila Tyson were also on hand and took the cold water in stride, kind of. Birmingham firefighters dumped a total of 10 water coolers on the four councilors.  WATCH VIDEO