Gold gala

Special Olympic plans annual benefit.

Plans are underway for the Special Olympics annual Gold Gala. The event honors the accomplishments of more than 6,000 athletes across the state who compete year-around with Special Olympics Mississippi. This year  The Westin Jackson will serve as the setting on Thursday, December 5 at 7 p.m. The night will include a silent auction, food and drinks, plus entertainment provided by the Love Notez and the Central Mississippi Blues Society. Planning the party are (from left, back) Sam Wells, Lauren Wells, Chelsea Golden, Lynsie Armstrong and Brian Carroll; and (front) Monica Daniels, Kyle Dutiel, Kisha Morgan and Kimberly Hester. For more information, call 601-856-7748.

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Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt