Thursday, January 16, 2014
NAACP plans breakfast for Dr. King’s birthday
The Marshall County Branch of the NAACP will host the 29th annual commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A birthday breakfast is set for Monday, Jan. 20, at 9 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1393 Highway 309 South, Byhalia.
Byhalia Chamber hosting awards lunch
The annual Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce Awards of the Year Luncheon is set for Thursday, Jan. 30.
Awards will be presented for Leader of the Year, Customer Service, Board Member of the Year and Non-Profit/Civic Organization.
The luncheon, which will be held at Northcentral Electric Power Association, begins at 11 a.m. with displays and networking. A buffet lunch follows at 11:30 a.m. and the program at 12 noon.
Sponsor is Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch, and the speaker, Jonathan Matthews, will talk about “Today’s Trends in Funeral Service.”
Northcentral EPA is located on Highway 178 at Hacks Cross Road in Olive Branch.
Cost of the luncheon is $10 for members with a reservation (by January 24) and $20 without a reservation. The luncheon will be catered by Clancy’s Cafe of Red Banks. Display space is available for $30 (which includes lunch).
There will also be member commercials, new member picture and member of the day. For more information, call the Chamber at 662-838-8127 or e-mail email@example.com for reservations
Press Association to roast secretary of state
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann will be roasted by the Mississippi Press Association at an annual benefit for its education foundation.
Roastmaster for the Thursday, Jan. 30, event will be Sid Salter, director of University Relations at Mississippi State University and longtime syndicated columnist.
Tickets for the event are now on sale. Call 601-981-3060 or go online to www.mspress.org.
The 24th annual Roast to benefit the MPA Education Foundation will be held at the Hilton Jackson on County Line Road (6 p.m. reception and 7 p.m. dinner).
In over two decades, the event has raised thousands of dollars to benefit the scholarship, internship and grant programs of MPAEF.
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