Employees from Southern Farm Bureau recently donated much needed items to The Little Light House. A $500 check was also presented to the organization.


The Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, under the direction of Jennifer Beasley, will present the classic fairytale ballet “Cinderella” at Jackson Academy’s Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. March 25; and at 2 p.m.  March 26.

Birthday bash

The Mississippi Museum of Art will host a birthday bash April 7, from 7 to 10 p.m., celebrating the state’s 200th birthday. Icing on the Cake, the museum’s 2017 spring benefit, kicks  off the museum’s state bicentennial celebrations.


Frances Carlton (right) received the Inspiration Award at the Northbay-Madison annual Awards Night and Host Banquet honoring the Northbay board and elected officials. Making the presentation was Margaret King, (left) club president.

New members

The Annandale Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held a new member installation recently. Shown are (from left) Mary Manning; JoLynn Vaughan, Annandale Chapter chaplain; and Susan Case.

Board members

Jackson Symphony League (JSL) will host a spring luncheon May 3. There will be an in-store post-lunch reception featuring truffles and dessert selections plus an Unlock your Chance drawing for a pair of Ippolita earrings.

Opera honor

The Mississippi Opera was honored by the state Senate with presentation of Senate Concurrent Resolution 580 that commended the organization for being a 2017 Governor’s Arts Award recipient for artistic excellence.



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