Good Day Alabama for April 30, 2014

Good Day Alabama for April 30, 2014

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Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for April 30, 2014:

JEH JEH LIVE - The Neighborhood Health & Safety Awareness Day will be held on Saturday, May 3rd from 10am until 5pm at Gardendale's Frist Baptist Church. The event is to help you become aware of how to ensure that you and your family are safe and living a healthy life style. You can learn more about kids ID cards, CPR classes & First Aid safety, weather awareness, health education, fire Protection, and more. There will also be a blood drive with LifeSouth plus there will be inflatables for the kids, Cornhole, games, music, food trucks, fire trucks, the K-9 unit, variousvendors, and more.

AIR QUALITY AWARENESS - April 28 – May 2 is National Air Quality Awareness Week by the EPA.  The theme of this year's awareness week is "What's Your Air Quality IQ?"  The purpose of the week is to bring awareness on how air quality affects your health.  Jefferson County Health Department Meteorologist Matt Lacke joined us to discuss some of the major points of air pollution and how Birmingham ranks.

ZOO CREW - Mickey visited with Cindy Pinger from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the Flamingo. For more information, visit birminghamzoo.com.

BETSY PRINCE BCRFA FUNDRAISER - The 9th Betsy Prince Charity Bazaar is Back to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama. It will be on Saturday, May 3 from 10am-3pm. Tickets are $10.

Betsyprinceboutique.com or tickets available at the door. You can purchase donated new & gently used designer clothing, accessories, & shows from $5-$94. It features designer such as Fly London Johnny Was & Hinaya. It includes food from the Fish Market & Brio Tuscan Grille with complimentary beverages. To donate you designer clothing or order tickets, call (205)871-1965. Betsy Prince is located on the 1st Floor of Brookwood Village. 100% of ticket and clothing sales benefit the BCRFA and breast cancer research.

CJ HARRIS ON IDOL - The American Idol top 6 contestants performed last week for your votes. They each performed a song picked by their fellow contestants. Alabama's own CJ Harris ended up with the lowest votes and is headed home. Mike talked with him about the American Idol experience.. For more on this season of American Idol, visit http://www.americanidol.com/.

ASK THE DOCTOR - Lee Schmitt MD is a surgical weight loss physician at St. Vincent's East. He joined us to take questions from viewer about surgical weight loss.

GREEN CARS - In recent years, Green Cars have gone mainstream. Both the quantity and quality of ‘green' cars is improving, offering a growing number of choices for environmentally friendly buyers at a wider range of prices. Several of the best-selling cars in the country are now being offered in hybrid, diesel or even pure electric form, giving buyers the ability to drive the car they want with the powertrain they prefer. After driving and testing nearly every new vehicle on the market today, Kelley Blue Book's editors compiled a 10 Best Green Cars list that provides a roadmap for consumers looking to get more miles from each gallon of gasoline, or to eliminate gasoline altogether. Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book, revealed this year's list and what eco-conscious shoppers should look for when considering a new car. To see the 10 Best Green Cars of 2014, please visit: www.kbb.com

CAHABA-QUE - Nick Morris with the Cajun Cleaver joined us with details on the 2nd Annual Cahaba-Que BBQ Cook off. It will be Saturday from noon until 5pm at the Cahaba Brewing Company (2616 3rd Avenue South in Birmingham). This event benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of AL (BCRFA). BCRFA specifically funds Breast Cancer Research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. BCRFA has donated nearly $4.5 Million since 1996. This year 12 cook teams will prepare food and compete for  the "People's Choice Award" from Each Cook Team (such as BBQ Taco's, Meatballs and more). Tickets are $20 and includes a ticket for one point of Cahaba Brew for those that are 21 years old and up. There will be live local music and a Bounce House (unlimited access) for the children. There will also be Mayfield Ice Cream, Milo's Tea, Coca Cola, Bud's Best Cookies to enjoy! For more information and to order tickets visit www.cahabaque.com.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
, it's all about fast cars! Jeh Jeh takes us live to the Mid Alabama Corvette Show. And we catch up with Talladega Commissioner Grant Lynch and Donnie Allison to discuss this weekend's big races! The Love Doctor joins us with relationship advice for you! We talk American Idol with Rob and Dana from Magic 96. Plus, the Bargainomics Lady joins us with some great deals! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.

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