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September 2018

4-Pascagoula Senior Center’s Lunch and Learn with Matthew Barber, MD, Joint Replacement Specialist; lunch will be provided by Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, P.C.; Pascagoula Senior Center, 1912 Live Oak Avenue, Pascagoula, 228-769-8329

5-Governor Phil Bryant’s BP Legislation Signing Ceremony, Hancock Whitney (2510 14Th St Hancock Whitney Plaza, Gulfport, MS), 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; All members of the public are invited to attend.

6-Leadership Jackson County: Environmental Day

6-Invitation Only: Ribbon Cutting and Open House for The MRI Center at East Lake, Bienville Medical Park, 6300-B East Lake Blvd., Gautier, 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. (RSVP: Ashley Peresich via email,

8-27th Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival, Jackson County Fairgrounds, 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula, 12 to 10 p.m., Phone: 228-282-0951, 228-326-3117 (Price: $30 advance purchase; $35 day of show)

8–9-Biloxi Chamber of Commerce’s 37th Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival, Biloxi Town Green, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Saturday) and 10 to 5 p.m. (Sunday); For more information about the Biloxi Seafood Festival or to sponsor this event, contact the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce office at 228-604-0014

11-Annual Chamber Leaders Retreat, Gulf Hills Hotel & Conference Center, Ocean Springs

11-MIST Cluster Small Business Summit featuring Commercial Companies and Large Contractors, Infinity Science and Discovery Center, 1 Discovery Circle, Pearlington, MS, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (

13-Chamber Business After Hours and Grand Reopening & Ribbon Cutting with Singing River Hospital Café, Singing River Hospital, Ground Floor, 2809 Denny Avenue, Pascagoula, 4 to 6 p.m. (See the newly renovated hospital café and sample healthy selections prepared by our Morrison’s Culinary Team)

13-The Path that Pays with the Chamber’s Education IMG (Parents of 7th to 12th Graders Are Invited!), Jackson County Civic Center, 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. (For more information please call 228-938-6503)

13-Business 101 Series: Starting a Business-First Steps, 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: or Phone: 228-396-8661, 6 to 8 p.m.

14-Deadline for the Chamber $2,500 Small Business Grants, 5:00 p.m.

14-Gulf Coast Human Resource Association’s Annual Symposium, 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hospitality & Resort Management Center at MGCCC (420 Debuys Road),

15-Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point’s 20th Annual Charity Boil (“A Roaring 20’s Soiree”), The Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Pascagoula, 7 to 10 p.m. (

15-Farmers Market with the City of Gautier, City Park, Gautier, 8 a.m. to noon

15-16–Bike MS: Tour de Beach, Mobile, AL,

19-Jackson County ISA Industry Roundtable, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, 720 Krebs Avenue, Pascagoula, 8 to 10 a.m.

20-Business 101 Series: How to Develop a Business Plan, 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: or Phone: 228-396-8661, 6 to 8 p.m.

20-Renaissance the Runway with the Bacot McCarty Foundation, IP Casino Resort & Spa, Biloxi, 7:00 p.m.

20-Disability Connection’s Art Ability Fair, Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, 9 to 1:30 p.m., To register, sponsor, volunteer or if you just want additional information please call our office 228-604-4020 or email:

21-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Marine Research Center at the Port of Gulfport, 1030 30th Avenue, Gulfport, 10 a.m. (RSVP by Sept. 14th to 228-818-8848)

21-Ribbon Cutting for The Show Room Dance and Fitness Studio, 1758 Market Street, Pascagoula, 10 a.m.

22-Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center for Arts and Education’s Oktoberfest, 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs, Family filled fun begins from 11:00 a.m. until 4 p.m., followed by a VIP Dinner and Silent Auction from 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Those under 21 years of age are admitted free.

22-Beach Clean-Up: What would Walter do? with the Walter Anderson Museum of Art and Plastic Free Gulf Coast, Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Avenue, Ocean springs, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

23-Luther Dickinson and Special Guests 3rd Annual Performance at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs

22-Honoring Walter Anderson Beach Clean-up with the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 9 a.m. (

24-28–MDA’s International Trade Office is organizing a Business Development Mission to Morocco (Register by July 13th), For more information, please contact: Aggie Sikora, Mississippi Development Authority at or 601.359.2952

26-Ribbon Cutting for Reconnect Therapy Pascagoula, LLC, 4211 Hospital Street, Suite 108, Pascagoula, 11:00 a.m.

27-Business 101 Series: Cash Flow Projections for Your Business Plan, 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: or Phone: 228-396-8661, 6 to 8 p.m.

29-Ingalls 5K on the Causeway, benefiting the Special Olympics, Fit Center on Singing River Island, 8 to 10 a.m.

29–October 7th-Cruisin’ the Coast 2018

30-City of Gautier’s 2nd Annual Cruisin’ through the Decades, an Official Cruisin’ the Coast event, Singing River Mall, Gautier, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

October 2018

Sept. 29–October 7th-Cruisin’ the Coast 2018

9-91st Annual Chamber Membership Meeting/Luncheon, Hilton Garden Inn, 2703 Denny Ave., Pascagoula, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tickets and sponsorships are available)

11-Leadership Jackson County Class of 2018 Graduation

11-Charity Celebrity Dinner with Silent Auction, Grand Magnolia Ballroom, 3604 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula, 5 to 7:30 p.m. (Call 228-769-7510 Mon.-Fri. from 7 to noon or order from Our Daily Bread Board Members)–All money and tips accepted will go to Our Daily Bread

11-“Pascagoula – The Closest Encounter – My Story” Book Signing with Calvin Parker, Pascagoula Main Street, 618 Delmas, Pascagoula, 5 to 8 p.m.

13-Hang Out with Habitat, IP Casino Resort & Spa, Biloxi 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,

13-Farmers Market with the City of Gautier, City Park, Gautier, 8 a.m. to noon

18-Business After Hours at Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur Street, Moss Point, 4 to 6 p.m.

27-Gautier Mullet & Music Fest, Singing River Mall, Gautier, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

November 2018

1-MEC’s 17th Annual Hobnob Mississippi, Mississippi Coliseum

7-10 Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Estuarine Education Center, 2300 Highway 90, Gautier, 11:00 a.m.

8-Business After Hours at Pugh’s Florist, Inc., 3902 N. Market Street, Pascagoula, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (21 and Older)

9-18th Annual Jackson County Veterans Day Program, Moss Point Veterans Memorial Monument, Downtown, Moss Point, 11:00 a.m.

13-Leadership Jackson County Alumni Event, Singing River Yacht Club, 3900 Beach Blvd., Pascagoula, 4 to 6 p.m. (Contact the Chamber for tickets or sponsorship opportunities: 228-762-3391)

14-Jackson County Industrial Suppliers Association Meeting, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, 720 Krebs Avenue, Pascagoula, 8 a.m.

16-Second Annual State of the Coast Economy, IP Casino, Biloxi, 8 to 10 a.m. (Call 228-897-2020 for more information)

December 2018

1-Gautier Rotary Club Christmas Parade, Highway 90, Gautier, 11 a.m.

1-Lights and Lagniappe on the Bayou, City Hall, Gautier, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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