The eyes of the world are on Rio this week as thousands of athletes compete in the Olympics. And in 2021, Birmingham will welcome its own set of international athletes and the eyes of the world for the 11th annual World Games.
In anticipation, Birmingham is making plans for the massive event, with newly appointed chairman of the Birmingham World Games Foundation Jonathan Porter at the helm. Porter is vice president of the Birmingham Division for Alabama Power and is deeply committed to the Birmingham community, serving on multiple boards of directors including the A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club, Jefferson County Education Foundation, Jefferson County Economic and Industrial Development Authority, Alabama Power Foundation and the Birmingham Business Alliance.
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