Hoover singing group lifting spirits


The Hoover Horizons Songbirds have been singing throughout the Birmingham Metro for nearly 20 years. {}The group, made up of senior singers, perform each week at a retirement or senior facility.{}They perform a wide range of songs from gospel to Frank Sinatra. {}"The people that dreamed this up said we need to go to the nursing homes and sing for them. And we will sing songs that they remembered having heard when they were young," said one of the performers.{}The songbirds have performed for hundreds of people. {}Their next performance schedule in Vestavia Hills.{}