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March 2017

March 2017

Every Saturday: Ocean Springs Fresh Market, L&N Depot, 1000 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., www.oceanspringsfreshmarket.com

Pascagoula Senior Center Newsletter: http://cityofpascagoula.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Pascagoula-Senior-Center-March-Newsletter.pdf

1-Jackson County Industrial Trade Show Meeting, Chamber, 9:30 a.m.

2-Pascagoula Area Council Meeting, Chamber, 8 a.m.

2-Business 101 Series with America’s SBDC Mississippi: Think Like an Entrepreneur, 6 to 8 p.m., 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: gcsbdc@olemiss.edu

2-Leadership Jackson County: State Government Day, Jackson

2-Thursday Speaker Series with the Pascagoula River Audubon Center: “Enjoying our Eastern Bluebirds and Bluebird Trail Monitoring”, Delo’s Heavenly House of Coffee, Gautier, 10 a.m.

2-Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau Annual Banquet, Gulf Hills Hotel & Conference Center, Ocean Springs, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (Call 228-875-4424 or email mail@oceanspringschamber.com)

3-CASA Blues Presented by Jackson County CASA, Inc., Grand Magnolia Ballroom, 3604 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula, 6 to 10 p.m. (for more information call 228-762-7370)

4-Family Phenology Walk – Frogs & Toads, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur Street, Moss Point, 1 p.m.

4-Kiwanis Club of Pascagoula Masquerade 5K & Feel Good Fest, La Pointe-Krebs House, Pascagoula, 8 a.m. (Race registration will close at 8:45 a.m.)

4-Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County 21st Annual Golf Tournament, Gulf Hills Golf Club in Ocean Springs, contact Catherine Glaude phone 228-762-3497 ex. 252 or cglaude@bgcjc.org

6-10–Literacy Week with United Way for Jackson & George Counties and Jackson County Literacy Council (drop off gently used books for infants to 18 year-olds to the Chamber!)

7-Chamber Ambassador Meeting, Chamber, 4:00 p.m.

8-Jackson County Industrial Trade Show Meeting, Chamber, 9:30 a.m.

9-Thursday Speaker Series with the Pascagoula River Audubon Center: “Compost 101 Workshop”, Delo’s Heavenly House of Coffee, Gautier, 10 a.m.

9-Business 101 Series with America’s SBDC Mississippi: Starting a Business-First Steps, 6 to 8 p.m., 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: gcsbdc@olemiss.edu

9-Emerge Pascagoula meeting, Chamber, Noon

11-Citizen Science Saturday – Project PondWatch (dragonflies!), Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur Street, Moss Point, 9:15 a.m.
11-Touch-A-Truck Event with the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, Long Beach Harbor, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

11-Walk MS, Fort Maurepas City Park, Ocean Springs, 8 a.m. (Walk begins at 9 a.m.), walkms.org

11-12: Home Builders Association of the Mississippi Coast 2017 30th Annual Home Show, Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, http://hbamscoast.com/event-calendar/

14-Membership IMG, Chamber, 9 a.m.

14-Ribbon Cutting for Preyear Advocacy Solutions Team, LLC, 4836 Main Street, Moss Point, (in the Jackson County Small Business Incubator), 4:00 p.m.

14-Friends of Scouting Dinner, Grand Magnolia Ballroom & Suites, 3604 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula, 6 to 8 p.m.

15-Jackson County Industrial Trade Show Meeting, Chamber, 9:30 a.m.

15-Small Business IMG, Chamber, 10:30 a.m.

15-South Mississippi Contract Procurement Meetings at Chamber, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Call 228.396.1288, Ext. 102, for reservations)

16-Thursday Speaker Series with the Pascagoula River Audubon Center: “Straw Bale Gardening”, Delo’s Heavenly House of Coffee, Gautier, 10 a.m.

16-Ribbon Cutting for Tucker Moore Law Group, LLP, 4125 Main Street, Moss Point, 2:00 p.m.

16-Business 101 Series with America’s SBDC Mississippi: How to Develop a Business Plan, 6 to 8 p.m., 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: gcsbdc@olemiss.edu

16-Ribbon Cutting for Mississippi Maritime Museum, Inc., 609 DuPont Ave., Pascagoula, 4 p.m.

18-Birding the Bayou by Kayak, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur Street, Moss Point, 3 to 6 p.m. (pre-registration required)

21-Ribbon Cutting for Jackson County Industrial Trade Show, Fair Hall-next to Civic Center, 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula, 9:00 a.m. (Trade Show is 10 to 4 p.m.)

21-Save-the-Date: 28th Annual Jackson County Industrial Trade Show, B.E. “Mac” McGinty Civic Center, 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula, MS, Ribbon Cutting: 9 a.m.; Doors Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 2017 Jackson County Industrial Trade Show Application

23-Thursday Speaker Series with the Pascagoula River Audubon Center: “Mississippi’s Reptiles and Amphibians”, Delo’s Heavenly House of Coffee, Gautier, 10 a.m.

23-IP Casino Resort Spa and The Bacot McCarty Foundation Present the 4th Annual Rock the Block! An Evening of Music, Food and Fun to Benefit The Rock U 2 Foundation, Inc., IP Casino Resort Spa, Studio B, 6:00-9:00 p.m. (More info: 228-355-2023, TimAlamsha@aol.com or www.rocku2foundation.org)

23-Business 101 Series with America’s SBDC Mississippi: Cash Flow Projections for Your Business Plan, 6 to 8 p.m., 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532 – Email: gcsbdc@olemiss.edu

23-A Trip to the Moon with the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tickets can be purchased at the Museum or by calling 228-875-3164

24-The Jolly Kickoff Breakfast, Grand Magnolia Ballroom & Suites, 3604 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula, 9:00 a.m.

25-Friends of Jackson County Animal Shelter Pets’s Inaugural “Paddle for Paws Poker Float”, 4100 Clark Street (take Ingalls Shipbuilding Exit), register at www.fjcasp.com

25-Flowing through Time on the Pascagoula River Living History Series: Long Leaf Pine, Turpentine, and ATlantic White Cedar, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur Street, Moss Point, 10 a.m.

25-26–Spring Arts Festival: Herb, Garden & Art, Downtown Ocean Springs, 9 to 5 p.m. (Saturday), 9 to 4 p.m. (Sunday), 228-875-4424

26-30: Mississippi Development Authority’s International Trade Office Business Development Mission to Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (Register by February 3, 2017): Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/2fUf12p

28-Board Meeting, Chamber, Noon

28-“Birder Wise” Small Business Seminar, Indian Point Resort, 1600 Indian Point Pkwy, Gautier, 8-11:30 a.m. (Cost: $60; contact Mark at 228-475-0825 or mlasalle@audubon.org for more information)

29-World Champion Clydesdales Visit Pascagoula, Downtown Pascagoula (Corner of Delmas Avenue and Magnolia Street), 4-8 p.m. (Call 228-860-0565 for more information)

30-FREE Conflict Management Workshop with Preyear Advocacy Solutions Team, LLC, 4836 Main Street, Moss Point, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Register online or call 1-888-904-PAST; www.preyearadvocacysolutionsteam.com; sales@preyearadvocacysolutionsteam.com)

30-Thursday Speaker Series with the Pascagoula River Audubon Center: “Mississippi’s National Heritage Areas”, Delo’s Heavenly House of Coffee, Gautier, 10 a.m.

30-Pascagoula Area Council Meeting, Chamber, 8:00 a.m.

31-Fete La Pointe, Hilton Garden Inn Pascagoula

31-United States Postal Service Mississippi Forever Stamps Dedication Ceremony, Centennial Plaza, 200 E. Beach Blvd, Gulfport, 11 a.m.

31-Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration-South, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport, http://ms200south.org/

April 2017

April 2017 

1-Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration-South, Centennial Plaza, Gulfport,  http://ms200south.org/

3-Restaurant Boot Camp with the Chamber: “Introduction” (to register contact the Chamber at 228-762-3391 or JohnsonL@jcchamber.com), 6 to 9 p.m., Scranton’s, Pascagoula

8-Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Wine & Food Festival, Oak Crest Mansion Inn, 5267 Menge Avenue, Pass Christian, MS, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (Jenny@MSCoastChamber.com)

10-Restaurant Boot Camp with the Chamber: “Planning” (to register contact the Chamber at 228-762-3391 or JohnsonL@jcchamber.com), 6 to 9:15 p.m., Chamber, Pascagoula

17-Restaurant Boot Camp with the Chamber: “Marketing” (to register contact the Chamber at 228-762-3391 or JohnsonL@jcchamber.com), 6 to 9 p.m., Chamber, Pascagoula

24-Restaurant Boot Camp with the Chamber: “Taxes” (to register contact the Chamber at 228-762-3391 or JohnsonL@jcchamber.com), 6 to 9 p.m., Chamber, Pascagoula

27-Chamber Membership Appreciation Day

27-Chamber Membership Appreciation Day, Membership Drive Grand Finale and Business After Hours at Singing River Yacht Club, 3900 Beach Blvd., Pascagoula, 4 to 6 p.m. (21 and Older: Open to Chamber members)

May 2017

May 2017

1-Restaurant Boot Camp with the Chamber: “Finance and Personnel” (to register contact the Chamber at 228-762-3391 or JohnsonL@jcchamber.com), 6 to 9 p.m., Scranton’s, Pascagoula

6-Strum it Forward: A Night of Local Music & Giving with United Way for Jackson & George Counties, Grand Magnolia Ballroom, 3604 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula, 6 p.m.

7-Second Annual Performance of Luther Dickinson’s Music Inspired by Walter Anderson’s “Seven Climates of Ocean Springs” with the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, development@walterandersonmuseum.org or go to www.walterandersonmuseum.org, 6:30 p.m.

8-Restaurant Boot Camp with the Chamber: “Expansion and Graduation” (to register contact the Chamber at 228-762-3391 or JohnsonL@jcchamber.com), 6 to 9 p.m., Chamber, Pascagoula

12-Jackson County Literacy Council’s 30th Year Anniversary Homecoming and Fundraising Dinner, The Fountainbleau Community Center Highway 57 South, 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. (Silent Auction and Refreshments from 5 to 6:30 p.m.), For more information contact Alexandria Barial at (228) 762-2814 or jcliteracycouncil@gmail.com

12-13–The Jolly with the Bacot McCarty Foundation, www.bacotmccarty.org

12-13–Jackson County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol Division Rodeo, Conrad Mallette Multi Purpose Arena, 5400 Ball Park Road, Vancleave, 7:30 p.m.

15-16–MPTAP Conference, Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, Biloxi, call 601-359-2904 for more information

28-Sounds by the Sea

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