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“First Steps to Starting a Business,”

Thurs., Dec. 9 The Jackson State University Small Business Development Center will sponsor the workshop “First Steps to Starting a Business,” which will be held from 1 p.m.–2 p.m. at Rick’s Memorial Library, 10 N. Main Library, Yazoo City. For more information, call 662-746-1273 or visit www.mssbdc.org or www.jsums.edu/business/sbdc/.

Carmen Gettis-Castilla, Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi artisan and candle maker

Mon., Dec. 6 Carmen Gettis-Castilla, Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi artisan and candle maker, will exhibit her work and discuss the art of making candles. The discussion will be held as part of Suniora’s Brown Bag Luncheons at Suniora’s Sidewalk Cafe, 200 S. Lamar Street, Jackson, from noon–1 p.m. For more information, call 601-944-0104 or visit […]

2010 City of Jackson Holiday Parade

Sat., Dec. 4 The 2010 City of Jackson Holiday Parade will be held at 12 p.m. in Downtown Jackson. Individuals and groups that wish to participate in the parade may pick up applications from City Hall (219 South President Street) or the Hood Building (200 South President Street). Applications are also online at www.jacksonms.gov. For more […]

Old Fashion Bazaar and Flea Market

Sat., Dec. 4 The Cade Chapel/Nate Ruffin Scholarship Board will host its Old Fashion Bazaar and Flea Market from 7 a.m.–noon at Cade Chapel M.B. Church, 1000 W. Ridgeway Street, Jackson. Vendor table spaces are available to the public for $25 per table. For more information, call 601-366-5463 or Ouida Watson at 601-850-6781.

Telling Tales

Fri., Dec. 3–Sat., Dec. 18 On Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m., December 3–18, the Old Capitol Museum (State Street at Capitol) will present Telling Tales, a series for elementary children featuring stories and crafts. Mississippi’s first lady Marsha Barbour will kick off the series with a reading on Dec.3. The cat from […]

The Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival

Fri., Dec. 3–Sun., Dec. 5 The Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival will return to Fort Jackson in Buras. The three-day event celebrates a century of citrus farming with live music, family activities, local foods and carnival rides. The festival features free admission to the festival grounds and free parking. The festival kicks off at […]

MADDRAMA

Thurs., Dec. 2–Sun., Dec. 5 MADDRAMA will present Black Nativity, a gospel song play that tells the story of Christmas through gospel song, poetry and dance Dec. 2–4 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. at the Rose McCoy Auditorium Stage. Dr. Mark G. Henderson is the director. A special school performance will be […]

“Financing Your Business,”

Thurs., Dec. 2 The Jackson State University Small Business Development Center will sponsor the workshop “Financing Your Business,” which will be held from 6 p.m.–8 p.m. at the MS e-Center, 1230 Raymond Rd., Jackson. For more information, call 601-979-2795 or visit www.mssbdc.org or http://www.jsums.edu/business/sbdc/.

Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor a blood drive at Mississippi College

Tues., Nov. 30 & Wed., Dec. 1 Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor a blood drive at Mississippi College, Alumni Hall Lobby, Clinton, from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. All donors must be at least 17-years-old (16 with signed parental consent – forms available at drive locations and online), weigh at least 110 pounds and have a valid ID. […]

Dr. Richard S. Baker appointed provost of Charles Drew University

Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) of Los Angeles, CA recently appointed Richard S. Baker, M.D. provost and chief academic officer. In this capacity, Baker will develop and implement the University’s academic plan, advance the academic mission of the University, and create improvements of the quality of the academic experience at the University. […]