League and Legislature

The Madison County Business League and Foundation hosted the annual League and Legislature luncheon recently at the Old Capitol Inn. State Treasurer Lynn Fitch presented a special tribute to Rep. Rita Martinson. Speaker Philip Gunn gave the keynote address.

Arts, Eats and Beats

Fondren Renaissance Foundation celebrates its 15th year of Arts, Eats & Beats May 21 in downtown Fondren. This year’s event will honor its original format of gallery and specialty stores paired with area restaurants and musical offerings.

Wine Tasting

Mississippi Children’s Home Services (MCHS) Women’s Auxiliary will host their annual wine tasting and silent auction in the home of Leigh and Jack Herrin, May 16, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Build Anew

The first-ever “Drawdown to Build Anew” will be held May 9 at the Mississippi Trade Mart.  Four area churches - St. Andrew’s, St. Philip’s, St. Columb’s and St. James Episcopal churches - will hold the event from 5:30 to 9 p.m.