Discusses foundation

Hall Carter, executive director of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Carter spoke about the foundation and its goal to assist and aid kidney disease sufferers.

Host league members

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School hosted the Junior League of Jackson’s general membership meeting for the second year in the Athletics and Recreation Center on the school’s Ridgeland campus. Members of the St. Andrew’s community who formerly served with the Junior League of Jackson welcomed guests as greeters and hostesses.

Plan gatherings

The Debutante Mothers Club will host two holiday events. A luncheon honoring mothers of the 2019 Debutantes will be held Friday, December 6, at The Country Club of Jackson, beginning at 11:30 a.m. A Mother-Daughter Wine and Cheese Reception will be held Wednesday, December 18, from 5 - 7 p.m. in the home of Karen, Cassidy and Sydney Turnage.

WellsFest Donation

Wells United Methodist Church (UMC) recently donated $63,000 to the non-profit Extra Table to feed the hungry, from funds raised during the 2019 WellsFest. The donation will provide 150,000 nutritious meals to soup kitchens and food pantries in Mississippi.

Habitat talk

Merrill McKewen, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson.

Concordia concert

Concordia Ensemble will present “Seasons and Holy Days” on Sunday, November 24, at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, 305 North Congress St.  The service is a presentation of the Christian year through word and song.

Discusses program

Scott Burns, a Marine Gulf War veteran recently spoke to members of the Rotary club of Jackson about the program he started, Seven Days for the Troops. This program raises money to help renovate Purple Heart Homes to make them handicap accessible. In November, he will be at the Outlet Malls raising money for these projects.

Founders Day

Jackson alumnae members of the national Alpha Chi Omega collegiate sorority recently met for a lucheon in the home of Barbara Travis, to celebrate the founding of the fraternity in 1885. There are currently chapters at the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Mississippi.

Garden Gallery

Despite the rain, Mississippi Museum or Art staff, trustees, donors, members, and guests gathered under the covered portion of the walkway that runs alongside The Garden Gallery for the unveiling.


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