JA CARNIVAL

Annual JA event planned October 17

Jackson Academy’s annual Fall Carnival is scheduled Tuesday, October 17 at the school’s main campus. The JA carnival, starting at 5 p.m. is one of the primary fund-raisers for the Jackson Academy Association and is one of the oldest and largest fall festivals in the metro area. This community-wide event features games, a bake sale, costume contest, pumpkin decoration contest, jump houses and more. Serving on the steering committee are (from left, back) Shea Hosch, Bethany Cooley, Allison New, Hillary James, Elizabeth Weeks; (third row) Elizabeth Mehrle, Fran Fowler, Christy Orr, Lee Ann Hammons, Stephanie Maley, Amanda Puckett; (second row) Amanda Sijansky, Anna Haralson, Mandi Stanley, Angie Haraway, Kelly Cress; (front) Stephanie Lucas, Courtney Brien, Elisha Benton, Cliff Powers, and Lynn Watson. Not Pictured: Mollie McLemore, Lyn Hines, Mysti Chustz, Christy Quin, Kristen Malouf, Geri Beth Smith, Barbara Craft, Jessica Smith, Rebecca Ueltschey, and Neeli Graham.

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FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.