Events

Hall recognized

Central Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall and Northern Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert were honored by the Mississippi Roadbuilders Association in Jackson.


Goodwill recognized

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has been awarded as one of Mississippi’s Top Non-Profits for 2019 by the Mississippi Business Journal.  The organization’s mission is to assist people with disabilities and other barriers to obtain employment.  Goodwill creates jobs and workforce development training through donations and shopping at the Goodw



The Greatest Fall

Author and football fan, Ed Tonore, recently  spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about his book, “The Greatest Fall of All.” He wrote about the Fall of 2017 when he and his wife attended the top college football game each weekend, ending with the championship game.


Boys Club talk

Penney Ainsworth, President/CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Mississippi recently spoke to The Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) Janet Scott, club president; Ainsworth; and Leroy Walker.



Top cop

The Rotary Club of North Jackson recently honored Jackson Police Officer Patrick Williams as the Precinct 4 Officer of the Quarter.  Officer Williams was called to the scene of an apartment shooting and, after one suspect claimed that she had accidentally struck the victim with a warning shot, determined that it was actually a second suspect (t


Visit veterans

Members of the Annandale Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution visited the VA Nursing Home recently to serve cupcakes and help the veterans make snowflakes for Christmas door decorations.



Arise2Read

Volunteers from St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and Ascension Lutheran Church are working to improve reading skills at McLeod Elementary. Through ARISE2Read, church members are focusing on strengthening second-graders’ reading so they are more likely to enter the third grade reading on grade level.


Vaping risks

Rochelle Thompson, (right) health promotions specialist for the Mississippi Chapter of the American Lung Association, was the guest speaker at a recentmeeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club.



Diamond Award

On behalf of the City of Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler recently presented the first City Of Madison Diamond Award. The award is designed to honor and celebrate individuals and organizations that have left their mark on Madison in a  significant way. The first annual award went to Reunion, Inc.


Outstanding award

Anne Wells of Northeast Jackson received the Outstanding Board Member Award from Wallace Collins, treasurer of The Home Place board of directors. She was honored for her service and dedication to The Home Place in Madison.


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