Captain Robert Jornlin to Speak at Alabama Gerontological Society Awards Luncheon on March 14
  What:        Captain Robert Jornlin, who led a crew of World War II
               veterans in sailing the LST -325 from Greece into Mobile on
               January 10, 2001, will speak at the awards luncheon of the
               Alabama Gerontological Society (AGS).  He will talk about
               their journey, its effect on the LST's graying crewmembers
               and the future of the 60-year old vessel that earned two
               battle stars in service during World War II.  The group of
               veteran sailors who sailed the ship home to America average
               around age 72.  For more details about the U.S. L.S.T.
               Association see .

  When:        Wednesday, March 14, 2001 from noon until 2:00 p.m.

  Where:       The Wynfrey Hotel at the Galleria Mall, Birmingham

  Background:  The Alabama Gerontological Society (AGS) will have its annual
               conference March 13 through 14 at the Wynfrey Hotel in
               Birmingham.  The AGS is an organization whose focus is the
               well being of Alabama's aging community.  Alabama Power is a
               proponent of AGS and its efforts to enhance the quality of
               life for seniors.  The theme this year is Caring for
               Alabama's Seniors:  Successful Models for a New Millennium.

  Contact:     Peggy West
               Alabama Power Company

PRNewswire -- March 12

SOURCE: Alabama Gerontological Society