The Rotary Club of North Jackson recently welcomed Anne LeBreton, outreach coordinator for Mississippi Blood Services as its speaker. LeBreton thanked the club for their past support and explained the need to donate blood.

Rotary speaker

Mike Hurst, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Mississippi, U.S. Department of Justice was  a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) Rotary President Neddie Winters, Hurst and Ashby Foote of the Jackson City Council.


Garden club

A recent Garden Club of Madison meeting was hosted by artist, William C. Wood at his home. His botanical flower sculptures  will be available at the 42nd annual Chimneyville Crafts Festival, November 28 to December 1. Co-hostesses were Mat Ellison and Tina Begley.

Dyslexia awareness

First Presbyterian Day School faculty, staff, and students wore red to celebrate National Dyslexia Awareness Month. Shown are (from left) Student Services Faculty Kristi Chovet, Meredith Matlock, Mindy Boyd, Leslie Buckley and Tori Williams.


DAR speaker

Mary Lohrenz (left) of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History recently presented a program on Mississippi Homespun: Nineteenth Century Textiles and the Women Who Made Them to the Magnolia State Chapter, NSDAR.  Shown with Lohrenz is Martha Denny, regent of Magnolia State Chapter, NSDAR.


Membership party

Friends of the USA International Ballet Competition annual membership party will be held Thursday, November 15, 6 to 8 p.m. in the home of Rob and Phoebe Pearigen. Planning the event are board members (from left, back) Max David Marsh, Phoebe Pearigen, Meg Lake; (front) Stacie Sharp and Mary Schiele Scanlon.


The Jackson Metro Area/Central Mississippi Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter recently presented a check to Batson Children’s Hospital in the amount of $5,600.  The local Tri Delta alumnae chapter raised these funds at their annual spring alumnae luncheon in addition to being the beneficiary of the 2017 Jackson Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association (JAAP

Ribbon cutting

Madison the City Chamber of Commerce hosted an official ribbon cutting for Reunion Golf and Country Club’s new clubhouse. Participating were (from Left) Reunion owners/developers David and Kristie Nutt, Ella Jane Smith, Carly and Kevin Smith, Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler and Madison the City Chamber President Justin Suber.



St. Richard’s Halloween parties were full of treats.