Birmingham to mark April 27th tornado anniversary | News
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC)- The city of Birmingham will mark the first anniversary of the April 27th tornadoes with a memorial, a concert and a 5k run.
The city will hold a commemoration service at 5 p.m. Friday 27 at the corner of Dugan and Hibernian Streets in Pratt City. American Idol season two winner Ruben Studdard will perform. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned goods to the service.
The next day, former Crimson Tide star Bobby Humphrey will lead several former football stars in a 5-k run through Pratt City to raise money for storm victims.
The city will also break ground on a new senior living facility and will unveil renovation plans for the Pratt City Library.
The concert will wrap up with another American Idol performance from Taylor Hicks.
Tune in to FOX6 News for complete coverage of the one year anniversary. We will air a special extended newscast from 4 to 7 that afternoon with reports from all over the state.
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