Joins Rotary

Madison-Ridgeland Rotarians recently welcomed Clay McConnell as a new member. McConnell is financial adviser and first vice president of Wells Fargo Advisors in Ridgeland. Shown with him is Rotary Club President-Elect Bill Guion, McConnell, and Rotary President Felipe Zuluaga.

DAR officers

New officers of the Annandale Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution include (from left, back) Debbie Cannon, treasurer; Betsy Stewart, registrar; Susan Case, corresponding secretary; Charlene Bullock, recording secretary; Jane Nash Jones, chaplain; (front)  Mary Sue Mosby, co-historian; Mary Manning, historian; Amy Michaud, second vice r

Clean Greenwood monuments

Members of the Annandale Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the W. D. Holder Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy recently participated in a monument cleaning day at Historic Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson.  Still in use, it was established by a federal land grant on November 21, 1821.

Medical talk

Dr. Claude Brunson, executive director of the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson recently. Dr. Brunson informed members and guests about the mission of the MSMA and its push to increase the number of doctors in Mississippi especially in the rural areas.

Livable cities

The Rotary Club of Jackson welcomed Dr. Scott Crawford of Livable Cities to a recent meeting. Dr. Crawford defined Livable Cities as cities as where it is not necessary to own a vehicle to function within the city.


The Rotary Club of Jackson welcomed Jennifer Milner, state recycling coordinator from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MSDEQ) as speaker.

Present pins

The Jackson Regents’ Council co-sponsored the Veteran’s Day celebration at the Mississippi Museum of History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.  Members presented 50th anniversary commemorative pins to Vietnam Veterans. Keynote speaker was Governor-elect, Tate Reeves, who was introduced by Major General Janson D.


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