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  • 01

    MC offers Microsoft Introduction Course

    5:30 pm-7:30 pm

    Mississippi College offers Microsoft introduction course

    Adults who want to learn basic computer skills can get help at a Mississippi College class in February.

    The four-part course will cover 2013 Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. This course is for individuals who have some knowledge of a computer, including the use of a mouse and key-board.

    The MC Office of Continuing Education is offering the class on Monday and Wednesday evenings on February 20, 22, and 27, and March 1 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on the Clinton campus. The cost of the course will be $75.

    For more information visit and select Enrichment Courses.

  • 01

    Teddy "We Care" Bear Collection

    All day

    Teddy “We Care” Bears is a nonprofit organization, collecting teddy bears or stuffed animals to comfort, support, and help children in society deal with traumatic situations or events, with the love of a teddy bear. Together We Care has become a big supporter of this wonderful cause. Our mission is to provide comfort to children by providing stuffed animals to hold through difficult times and tough situations.

    We need your help to collect 5000 teddy bears to distribute to local hospitals, fire stations, AMR, police stations, community centers, etc. We will collect new or gently-used bears and/or stuffed animals from now through the end of the year. Teddy bears and/or stuffed animals can be dropped off at one of the following locations:

    Together We Care or Rathburn Chiropractic Clinic

    608C Hwy 80 East 612 Hwy 80 East

    Clinton, MS Clinton, MS

    Ph: (769) 218.0292 Ph: (601) 924.4647

    Pick up can also be arranged by calling Shalisa James at 769.218.0292. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you further regarding this great cause.

    Thank you for your BIG HEARTS AND HUGS and giving this your consideration.

  • 01

    Clinton Police and Fire train for Free in March!

    All day

    No Limit Combatives are welcoming ALL members of the Clinton Fire and Police Departments!!

  • 01

    MAPE Governor's Awards

    11:45 am-1:30 pm

    Schools and businesses throughout Mississippi will be honored for their partnerships during the 2017 Governor’s Awards Luncheon.

    The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education is hosting the event from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in the Wellington Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson. The luncheon is part of the Mississippi Education Partnership Conference presented by MAPE, Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education, and Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools, Inc.

    “School and business partnerships are always mutually beneficial,” said Phil Hardwick, MAPE board president. “It supports schools, it helps businesses and ultimately, it benefits entire communities.”

    Winners will be recognized at the luncheon, but there will be an earlier conference session from 9-10:15 a.m. that day in Salon A where award recipients may be interviewed.

    Award winners include:

    Partnership Excellence Awards

    Elementary Level

    • Clausell Elementary School (Jackson Public Schools) with Saks, Inc. and Hudson Bay Company
    • DeLisle Elementary School (Pass Christian Public Schools) with The Chemours Company
    • Franklin County School District with Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation
    • Spann Elementary School (Jackson Public Schools) with Mississippi Children’s Museum, Raising Caine’s, Bellwether Church and Northminster Church

    Middle School Level

    Lillie Burney Sixth Grade S.T.E.A.M. Academy (Hattiesburg Public School District) with McDonald’s

    High School Level

    PACES Project and Kemper County High School with numerous community partners


    • Mississippi Community Symphonic Band/Mississippi Swing! Big Band with Christ United Methodist Church, Mississippi Music and MAPE (Instrument drive for band students in JPS and Madison County middle schools)
    • Hattiesburg High School with Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative
    • Jackson Public Schools with University of Mississippi Medical Center

    District and Community-wide Level

    McComb School District with Trustmark National Bank, First Bank, Graphics Etc., Farm Bureau of Pike County, McComb Coca-Cola Bottling Company and numerous additional partners

    Governor’s Awards

    Governor’s Awards of Distinction

    • Tupelo Public School District with Growing Healthy Waves and FoodCorps
    • Power APAC (Jackson Public Schools) with APAC A3, Power APAC PTA, Barksdale Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Jackson, McRae Foundation, Junior League of Jackson, Regions Bank and Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi

    Elementary Level

    Highland Elementary (Madison County School District) with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, City of Ridgeland, Ridgeland Police Department, Ridgeland Fire Department, Indian Cycle and Fitness, CYCLE Kids, Highland Elementary PTO, Barnett’s Body Shop and Automotive Color

    Middle School Level

    • N.R. Burger Middle School (Hattiesburg Public School District) with multiple community partners
    • CREATE Foundation and 72 northeast Mississippi middle schools with Toyota Motor Manufacturing Wellspring Education Enhancement Fund Advisory Committee, Community Development Foundation, Three Rivers Planning and Development District and numerous additional partners

    High School Level

    Puckett High School (Rankin County School District) with TempStaff, People’s Bank, Keep Mississippi Beautiful, Keep the Rez Beautiful, the town of Puckett and numerous additional partners

    District and Community-wide Level

    Jackson Public Schools and University of Mississippi School of Nursing

  • 01

    Meet & Greet with Grant Bovim of Continental Tire

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Please join Mayor Phil Fisher at a Meet and Greet for Grant Bovim of Continental Tire

    There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres

    Wood Activity Center, 111 Clinton Blvd, Clinton, MS 39056


    March 1 2017 @6pm

    Come and go – Casual Attire


  • 02

    Quisenberry Library monthly book sale

    All day

    The Quisenberry Library monthly book sale has been extended one day to allow for spring cleaning. Good time to restock your home  library with good reads. Hours are Thursday, March 2, from 9-8, Friday, March 3, from 10-4  and Saturday, March 4, from 10-4. 

    Remember a bag of books is only $5 or $4 if you join FOL or purchase a Q Library book bag.