Come join us for food, fellowship and our guest speaker John Beard, President of Alacare Home Health.

We meet in the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest all but the third Thursday of each month.   Breakfast is served at 6:45AM followed by our meeting at 7:00AM.  We typically adjourn at 7:45AM.

Since November of 1976, Mr. Beard has been employed by Alacare Home Health Care, Inc., a Medicare and Medicaid certified Provider of Home Health Care and Hospice services. He currently serves as Alacare's Chairman and President.

He earned his BS in Business Administration from Auburn University in 1972 and a Masters in Business Administration at Samford University in 1976. That same year, John earned a Juris Doctorate degree at Cumberland School of Law.

John is an active Member of The Rotary Club of Shades Valley.  He has served on Shades Valley’s Board in a number of offices and was Club President in 2004-2005. John is currently District 6860 PolioPlus Chair. His Mission is to inform members about the campaign, the need for on-going support, and Polio Plus’ progress on the world-wide eradication of Polio, as well as to share information on Polio Fund Raising activities at other Rotary Clubs.

John is married to the former Louise Hall, also of Birmingham. They have a Son who is a graduate of The University of Alabama and a Daughter who earned her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College in Vermont and a Masters in Journalism at Columbia University in New York City.   Mr. Beard is a Member of Independent Presbyterian Church in Birmingham where he has served as a Shepherd as well as on the Deacon Board and as an Elder.