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Show Me The Money! -Tips for Fundraising Success School Fundraising. These two words inspire both hope and exhaustion equally in many parents. Like it or not, it is a necessary part of being in a school community. Whether the school is publicly or privately funded, there are always expenses that arise that cannot be covered by the base budgets. Fundraisers, then, are sort of like the burpees and push-ups of the school calendar. They need to be done, and if they get done in the best and most fun way possible, then the results are wholly beneficial. Attack this necessary task head on with the best tools and plans. The benefits mean better things for the kids, teachers, and ultimately - the community at large. Read the Full Story
More Than a Resolution: Finding the Motivation to Keep Healthy Year Round Too often those well-intended New Year’s resolutions for better health have been neglected by the time the calendar flips to February. The new gym memberships that were used enthusiastically for the first few weeks of January lay unused by Valentine's Day because good health takes time, effort, and a whole lot of motivation. So how do Northeast Mississippi moms and dads manage to keep their goals throughout the entire year? The following suggestions and advice are from local parents who have discovered first-hand how to make lifestyle changes to improve their health not just for one month but throughout the year. Read the Full Story
African American Military History Museum Celebrates Courage, Bravery The African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg is a must-see for anyone who is interested in celebrating the courage and bravery of the U. S. Military. From the time of the Buffalo soldiers post-Civil War to Desert Storm, a visit to the museum is a great way to teach kids about history. It is a sure opener of even the most blurry eyes. Read the Full Story
Making Marriage a Priority “I now pronounce you husband and wife, you may kiss the bride” Those magical words, a blushing bride, and a teary groom waltz down the aisle in the traditional ceremony after committing their lives to each other. Oftentimes, family and friends gather to celebrate this union of two lives. Those words are life-altering words of commitment and selflessness. With parents busier than ever, how can we prioritize a marriage? Local Lifeworks marriage counselor, Roe Hunter, outlined it simply and clearly. Read the Full Story
2017 Family Favorites Click on the links below to see each region's 2017 Family Favorites: 2017 Family Favorites--Central Mississippi 2017 Family Favorites--Gulf Coast 2017 Family Favorites--Pine Belt Read the Full Story
We're Looking to Honor the “Coolest Kids” in Mississippi! Are you the parent of a really cool kid? Does your child have a special talent or enjoy a unique hobby? Is your little one a great singer, dancer, soccer player, artist, or winner of science fairs? Does your child bake amazing cookies, overcome huge obstacles, or help others in acts of charity? If so, we want to hear about it! Read the Full Story

Calendar of Events - Jackson Metro

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