Newsroom

News Releases - Protective Life Foundation and Community Relations

  • 4/24/17 11:24 am EDT
    David Lamb, 20, paces in the small music room at the Samford Academy of Arts as board certified music therapist Sunny Davenport plays the piano. When she stops to turn to a new song in the old music book he brought, he stops, too, waiting for the music to begin again. It doesn’t take long.Sunny starts a more upbeat tune. A slight smile pulls across David’s face. He paces again, speeding up to keep up with the beat. This is his reward. When Sunny finishes the third song, she slides off themore...
  • 4/11/17 6:28 pm EDT
    For Ernest “Big Dog” Fann, baseball is life. Now in his late 70s, Fann, a Birmingham resident, spent his entire life playing the sport, and at times fighting for his place in it. For the retired engineer, who was born in the segregated Southern city of Macon, Georgia, in the late 1930s, the chance to play baseball involved sacrifice, suffering, and determination. It isn’t just about sport, he says, but equality.“To go far in baseball, you have to really have the love of the game in your heartmore...
  • 3/27/17 2:00 pm EDT
    For Necole Ezell, launching a career in information technology in 1996 as a woman was not the easiest thing to do. Back then, as a recent graduate of the University of Alabama, Necole saw very few women, and fewer who looked like her (a woman of color) in her chosen field. But now as Protective’s Enterprise IT Planning & Analysis Manager, Second Vice President, she sees more women launching and flourishing in careers across many technical fields — a welcomed development.“Although themore...
  • 2/20/17 6:04 pm EST

    People know the Salvation Army for their red kettles and bell ringing. But what does that money in that kettle fund? January is a great time to dig into that topic and find out about their new headquarters in Birmingham.

     This time of year, the Salvation Army bell ringers have gone home and the red kettles have been put away. But the work of the Salvation Army doesn’t stop. The money that goes into the kettles and donations throughout the year provide a vital safety net for individuals and communities in crisis. “Every minute of every day, someone is being helped by the Salvation Army,” says Major Bob Parker, Birmingham Salvation Army Commander. “We’re there to meet human need in time of crisis — tomore...

Media Contact

Eva Robertson
Vice President, Corporate Communications
205-268-3912
e-mail

Social Media