The Little Light House, Central Mississippi, will host its 16th Annual Garden Party fundraising benefit March 6 at The Hilton from 2-4 p.m. Guest speaker is Chris Nikic, the first person with Down Syndrome to become an Iron Man. His accomplishment has given him national and international recognition. The garden party will include food, chances to win prizes, raffle baskets, and the presentation. Sponsorships and tickets are available at www.llhms.org or calling 601-956-6131. Seating will be limited. Planning committee members with students from The Little Light House include (from left) Stephen Parks, Fran Patterson, Tammy Tadlock, Monty Permenter, Francie Howie; (front) Lara and Joshua Hill, Brantley Abraham, Ward and Abbey Phillips, Chip-Therapy Dog, Shannon Alford, Carter Malone, Khloe Guy and Alicia Mattern. Not pictured: Anna Abraham, Helen Butts, Rachel Patterson, Jenny Woodruff Wilson.