The Weekly Wrap – August 11, 2023

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Business & Economy

Development: Bartley Lofts, a mixed-use development planned for downtown Huntsville will be a six-floor apartment complex with retail offerings at the former site of the Huntsville Aquatic Center on Monroe Street across from Embassy Suites.

Read More: August 9, 2023

Global Event:  Huntsville to host the UCI Para-Cycling World Championship on September 4-7, 2026. This will only be the second time the event was ever held in the United States.

Read More: HBJ August 8, 2023


Awarded: Solytics, a joint venture between Intrepid and Cintel, has been named an awardee of the $1B Test & Evaluation Technologies for Ranges, Armaments & Spectrum II IDIQ for the Air Force’s 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base. 

Read More: HBJ August 8, 2023


Donation: Toyota USA is donating up to $6.7 million to Huntsville City Schools with the goal of boosting the industrial workforce through STEM education programs as well as providing career support for young classroom teachers.

Read More: August 10, 2023

Awarded: UAH College of Engineering received a $3.1M gift for the Andrew and Betty Ventre Memorial Fellowship Fund.

Read More: HBJ August 7, 2023

Culture & Entertainment

Imagination Library: Governor Kay Ivey launched the statewide expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Alabama which provides free books every month to children from birth to five years old.

Read More: August 9, 2023

Collaboration: Boeing and Still Serving Veterans partner up to provide more resources to veterans transitioning to civilian life.

Read More: WHNT August 9, 2023

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