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

  CONTACT:        Peggy West of Alabama Power Company, 205-257-2357, or

PRNewswire -- March 13

SOURCE: Alabama Gerontological Society