WEEKLY ROUNDUP: April Advances

Sachin Ghatwal

  • Every Teacher of the Year Gets Free Roundtrip Flight 

every teacher of the year gets free roundtrup flight

Mobile International Airport and Breeze Airways are giving Mobile’s top teachers free flights as a thank-you. 

This treat will let teachers explore new places and take time off starting April 10. 

  • Mobile Offers Affordable Rabies Vaccines for Pets 

The Mobile County Health Department is hosting low-cost rabies clinics for pets this April, offering $12 vaccines for dogs, cats, and ferrets, all payable in cash. 

  • Carnival Spirit Boosts Mobile’s Tourism and Eyes More Cruise Lines 

The Carnival Spirit’s successful season in Mobile has sparked interest in the cruise industry. 

The city is investing in terminal upgrades to welcome larger ships and enhance its reputation as a prime cruise destination. 

  • Mobile Veteran and Son Receive New Home 

An Air Force veteran and his son were gifted a new home by Habitat for Humanity, marking a fresh start and a step toward building generational wealth. 

  • Celebrate Earth Day with Free Environmental Events in Coastal Alabama 

celebrate earth day with free environmental events in coastal alabama

The Alabama Coastal Foundation is offering free events across coastal Alabama for Earth Day. 

This is to educate and engage the community in environmental appreciation. More details here.

  • Alabama to Widen I-10 and I-65

Alabama is widening parts of the I-10 and I-65 to reduce traffic jams. The I-10 work finishes this summer, and the I-65 project starts in the fall, both improving safety and flow. 

  • Mobile Gets Grant for Innovative Family Support Program 

Mobile has received a nearly $40,000 grant from Gov. Kay Ivey to enhance the Family Intervention Team’s effort. 

This introduces mobile-based cognitive behavioral therapy for at-risk students and their families. 

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