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Montgomery events

2024 National HIV Testing Day

Alabama State University Health Services and Five Horizons hosted its GYT--Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested event on campus Thursday.
Participants received gift cards, free items and food vouchers from Fire Meats Wood.

The event took place in front of ASU’s Health Services.

Boeing Layoffs

Boeing is starting its wave of layoffs in Alabama.
The State Department of Commerce has confirmed plans by Boeing to lay off workers at its Huntsville aviation facility.

The aeronautical company plans to let go at least 128 employees starting today.

Boeing is the prime contractor for design, development and testing for NASA's core stage rocket engines for the Artemis moon mission.
It cited delays as the reason for the planned layoffs.

Paint the Park

Move Montgomery’s “Paint the Park” Color Run/Walk will take place tomorrow at Oak Park.
The free event is the brain child of Montgomery's First Lady Tamika Reed, who created the program to promote wellness in the River Region.
Health and Wellness Executive Director, Jo Shuford Guice says the run/walk will start at 8 a.m. with a warm-up starting at 7:30 a.m.
The event will take place at Oak Park at 1010 Forest Ave. Participants are asked to bring a canned good to donate to the Heart of Alabama Food Bank.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.