Insurance Education Program Expands to Birmingham Schools, Carnival Could Sail Again This Summer

Insurance education program expands to Birmingham schools
Seven high schools in Birmingham will soon be instituting the CISR High School Program, designed to help students earn an insurance designation and industry-based certification upon graduation. The program, from the Certified Insurance Service Representatives, includes coursework as well as internships.  – Insurance Journal

Carnival could sail again this summer
With new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Carnival Cruise Lines says it could resume cruises out of Mobile by mid-July. Cruise lines will need to meet benchmarks on vaccinations and testing before sailing. Cruising has already returned to Europe and Asia. – Fox 10

Birmingham among top cities to start a business
Birmingham ranks 48th on WalletHub’s new list of best large cities to start a business. Birmingham is the only Alabama city on the list that’s determined by business environment, access to resources and business costs.  Auburn, Opelika and Daphne were all in the top 200 of best small cities to start a business.  – WalletHub

New Aldi coming to Mobile County
The Aldi discount supermarket chain has paid $1.35 million for 2.6 acres at Rangeline Crossing in Tillman’s Corner in Mobile County. The property was purchased from 24/7 Development Partners of Alabama. –

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