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Day of Service-Empowering Birmingham

empowerment-week2The start of Empowerment Week has Birmingham getting a helping hand from dozens of volunteers. Events kicked off with a tree planting at Greenwood Park on Tallapoosa Street. A dozen workers from the nearby Coca Cola plant came out for a second year to plant 20 trees. Volunteers say the Empowerment Week project is their civic duty. Students at South Hampton Elementary School also took part, as well as volunteers from Aletheia House. Last year more than five-thousand volunteers participated in Empowerment Week events. For more information go to www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org. WATCH VIDEO