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Frank Brocato Feb 2016

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Recently, we added a new STEM business to our city with the HAILO Ventures Business Incubator and Accelerator. The focus is to provide space and support for tech startup companies that want to launch, grow and secure funding. Read more

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The Alabama Recreation and Parks Association named the Explore Playground and Splash Pad the Facility of the Year for cities with a population of 15,000 or more. Read more

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Frank Brocato Feb 2016

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2020 has gotten off to a fast start, and I am so excited about the events that lie ahead. You may have joined us for some of our traditional activities in years past. I hope you will attend those again, along with some new events this year. Read more

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There is no doubt — winter is well on its way to Hoover. The chill in the air carries with it the anticipation of the holidays as they quickly approach. Read more

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I hope you will take a few moments to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in such a great country — a country that would not be what it is today if it weren’t for the men and women who have served and are serving in our armed forces. Read more

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It is no secret business is booming in the city of Hoover. What is really exciting is the wide variety of companies we are attracting — both nationally recognized and locally owned businesses. Read more

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People should read beyond the preamble and study the amendments and Bill of Rights. Read more

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Frank Brocato Feb 2016

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Very soon we will see the leaves begin to change as another season rolls in. While these thoughts bring a smile, they are always accompanied by a somber moment as I also reflect on the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. Read more

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It has been said that “August is like the Sunday of summer.” August brings the beginning of another school year, with hallways filled with laughter and classrooms filled with lots of learning. Read more

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The city of Hoover has abundant amenities and is a wonderful place to live. Hoover offers strong schools, reliable public services, numerous green spaces and much more. Read more

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Spring is upon us and that means new beginnings are in the air. Read more

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Over the last few months, I have had a chance to learn some unique facts about the city. Read more

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It’s hard to believe 2019 is here! I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas and that you are off to a happy and healthy New Year. Read more

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This is such a beautiful and busy time of the year! As we are winding down 2018, I can’t help but reflect on what this year has brought. Read more

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For some reason, this five-ingredient baked good — the homemade pie crust — has terrified many of us for years on end. Read more

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I want to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving! Read more

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Fall is here and the holidays are right around the corner! Read more

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Now that school is back in session and football season is here, please be sure to save the dates for many of our upcoming events. Read more

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Summertime is here, which means lots of fun in the sun and time spent in the outdoors. Hoover has many beautiful parks such as Veterans Park, Moss Rock Preserve and Aldridge Gardens, just to name a few. Read more

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I am thrilled that our economic developer Greg Knighton has been meeting with developers, commercial property owners and businesses on behalf of Hoover’s economic development efforts. Read more

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