Top Headlines: Shipt Will Pay its Shoppers for Getting Vaccine, Birmingham Investment Company Building New Facility in Huntsville

Shipt will pay its shoppers for getting vaccine
Birmingham-based Shipt will give its shoppers –the people who shop for customers who use the Shipt service – up to $50 in stipends for receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Active shoppers will be eligible to receive $25 for each dose of the vaccine they receive.  –

Birmingham investment company building new facility in Huntsville
Birmingham-based Shamrock Investments, which acquires, finances and develops income-producing properties, broke ground Wednesday on a new facility at the Jetplex Industrial Park at Huntsville International Airport. The 208,000-square-foot building, Runway Distribution Center, is Shamrock’s fourth at the industrial park.  – Aviation Pros

Two Alabama HBCUs part of Deep South Economic Mobility Collaborative
Miles College in Birmingham and Alabama State University in Montgomery are part of the Deep South Economic Mobility Collaborative, an initiative that will give $130 million to small businesses in seven cities across the South. The collaborative is a partnership among the cities, schools, Hope Enterprise Corporationand Goldman Sachs. – Cision

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