Thursday, November 29, 2007
Local News Briefs
Christmas Parade Saturday in downtown Holly Springs
The Holly Springs Christmas Parade, sponsored by the chamber of commerce, will be held this Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m.
The parade, which will roll through the downtown area, will feature floats, antique cars, bands and much more. Grand marshal is Arvern Moore.
For more information on the 2007 holiday parade, contact the chamber at 662-252-2943. Sign-up forms are available at the chamber office in Holly Springs or from the website at www.hollyspringsmschamberofcommerce.org.
Byhalia hosting array of Christmas-related festivities
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce announces some upcoming activities as the holiday season arrives.
The annual Chamber Celebration is Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Southern Corner on Church Street and Hwy. 309 in downtown Byhalia. The reception starts at 6 p.m., with an auction and dinner to follow.
Awards will be presented and there will be jazz by Jerry Smith. Tickets are $20. After Nov. 26, tickets are $25.
Friday, Dec. 7, will be the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Visit With Santa. It will be held at the Byhalia Fire Department from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and includes a chili supper and visits with Santa. The event benefits the Byhalia Volunteer Fire Department.
Holiday Business Open House in Byhalia is from December 7-14. Look for the red and green bows.
The Holiday Home-Based Business Open House is Friday, Dec. 14, at the chamber office, 2452 Church Street, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information on what’s going on in Byhalia this holiday season, contact the chamber of commerce, 662-838-8127.
Deadline January 15 for Leadership Marshall County
Leadership Marshall begins with an overnight retreat Jan. 24-25.
This is the fourth session of Leadership Marshall which trains today’s leaders to become visionaries for the future of the area.
Class enrollment is set for about 30, with the enrollment deadline of January 15.
Participation in these classes has historically been diverse, including local elected officials, school administrators, business and corporate leaders and staff, bankers and individuals taking advantage of self-improvement and networking opportunities.
To sign up for class, contact Sarah Sawyer in Byhalia at 662-838-8127.
In Holly Springs contact Janet Jolley at 662-252-3541 or Susan Jordan at 662-252-2943.
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