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By the time Walt Costilow earned his collegiate aerospace engineering creds, the watercolors and artist’s pad of his childhood were all but forgotten. more

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Robert Swaim Flowers was born a Renaissance man. At the tender age of 6 years old, he was already creating tangible versions of the stories swirling in his head. more

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Surprising even themselves, the students, faculty and staff of Vestavia Hills Elementary West were astonished to learn that in their third year hosting a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk, they had raised $11,000. more

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Photo courtesy of Deloye Burrell/Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce.

Alabama Securities Commissioner Joe Borg was the guest speaker at the June Chamber luncheon. Before Leonardo DiCaprio brought The Wolf of Wall Street to movie-theatre going masses, Borg was tracking the real-life case, which began in Elba, Alabama. more

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Find out more information about Vacation Bible Schools taking place in Vestavia Hills June-July. more

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Local woman challenged to live on a dollar a day for five days. more

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Photo courtesy of the Nature Conservancy of Alabama.

Over two dedicated planting days, a volunteer effort was organized to provide a natural anchor along the banks of Little Shades Creek. more

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Mercy Flight Southeast is a nonprofit volunteer pilot organization that provides free air transportation by private aircraft to distant medical facilities. more

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Vestavia Hills nonprofit organization HEAL Alabama fights obesity in schools by providing a free 20-week health curriculum to elementary schools. more

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VHHS junior Mariana Pimiento recently launched Project Essere, an invitation to women of all ages and backgrounds to fully embrace themselves. more

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With its Summer Reading Kickoff Party Sunday, May 31 from 2 to 4 p.m., residents of all ages and reading levels are encouraged to turn up in celebration of this year’s theme – “Every Hero Has a Story.” more

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The third annual Paul Meyers Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 11 at Highland Park Golf Course. The event honors Vestavia native Paul Meyers, who died in March 2012 from sudden cardiac arrest. more

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Casino Royale, the annual Vestavia Hills Public Library Children’s Department fundraiser, will be held this Saturday, April 25. more

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills Beautification Board.

This week, the festival celebrates its 51st anniversary with several days of special activities including the Dogwood Luncheon on April 16 and the second annual Art in the Hills event on April 18. more

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This year's Relay for Life event will takes place at VHHS on Saturday, April 18, from 2 p.m. to midnight. In 2014, the campaign earned the distinction of being the second-largest fundraising team out of all participating high schools nationwide. more

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Adding levity to the seemingly humorless topic of the nation’s economic health, Oakworth Capital Managing Director and Head of Wealth Management John Norris informed and entertained during his March 10 address. more

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The former Moe’s Original Bar B Que location at 2501 Rocky Ridge Road will soon be the home of a new burger joint called Twisted Root Burger Company. more

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After performing in Swan Lake, local students are preparing for Birmingham Ballet’s Spring Showcase on May 2 at the BJCC. more

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It was just another rehearsal at Birmingham Ballet when a chance conversation sparked a desire in Hannah Walter. more

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Ascension Day School moms Rachel Lowther and Dana Sheheane decided to help restore the playground at their children's school. more

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