Boutwell Auditorium opening as warming station ahead of expected winter weather

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has arranged for Boutwell Auditorium to serve as a warming station on Feb. 15 and 16 for those seeking shelter from frigid temperatures.

The warming station will open at 5 p.m. and close at 7 a.m. the following day, the mayor’s office reports. Boutwell Auditorium is located on Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard.

Organizers are collecting certain items from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 15 and 16. Motorists may drive up and someone will remove the items from their vehicle. Water is NOT needed. 

The following items will be collected this week:

  • Oranges
  • Bananas 
  • Muffins
  • Honeybuns 
  • Trail mix 
  • Nutra-Grain bars 
  • Individually-wrapped snack items, including bags of potato chips, protein bars, etc. 

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