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August 2018

Members who join between May 1st and August 31st will be in a drawing for a $1,250 Small Business Grant (restrictions apply).

2-Leadership Jackson County: City and County Government Day

3-Ribbon Cutting for Baz Family Medical Clinic, 4310 Chicot St., Pascagoula, Noon

4-Outdoor Movie Night with the City of GAutier, Shepard State park, 7 p.m.

7-United Way is hosting an after-hours “come and go” event with a brief program, MS Gulf Coast YMCA, 1810 Government Street, Ocean Springs, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (We’re inviting business and community leaders to come out and learn more about United Way and our member agencies. If you’ve never visited the new YMCA facility, this will be the perfect opportunity to take a look around. Please RSVP to or 228-762-7662 and let us know if you will or will not be able to attend.)

8-10th Anniversary ANCHOR Awards, Pelican Landing Conference Center, 6217 Hwy. 613, Moss Point, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; Get your ticket or table today!

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

16-Chamber’s Summer Learning: “E-Commerce for Your Business” ~ Mississippi State University Extension Service, FREE Seminars to Chamber Members: Bring Your Lunch! ($25 Fee for Non-Members), Chamber Meeting Room, 11:30 to 1 p.m.

18-Fete La Point: Schooners, Shipyards & Sawmills, Hilton Garden Inn, Pascagoula, 6:30 p.m.

20-Ribbon Cutting for CK Creations, 709 Delmas Ave., Pascagoula, 10 a.m.

21-“Will Higher Tariffs Halt Global Growth?” with Lisa Cannon – Edward Jones, Gautier Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier, 5:30 p.m. (Contact 228-497-1569 for more information; Need help making sense of today’s economy and investing? Join us for this discussion of timely market topics and potential investment strategies.)

21-22–8th Annual Oceans In Action 2018 Workshop, Courtyard by Marriott, Gulfport, Registration will be available soon on the Marine Technology Society website, visit and look for Oceans In Action under Upcoming Events.

22-24–Mississippi Heritage TrustPreservation Toolkit Workshop, Jackson County Chamber of Comerce, 720 Krebs Avenue, 601-354-0200 or email

22-“I Produced a Hip Art Show 18′ – A Wes Anderson Themed Art Show” with the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 6 to 8 p.m.

23-Business After Hours at Coldwell Banker Smith Homes, Inc, 2000 Highway 90, Gautier, MS, 4 to 6 p.m. (21 and Older)

31-Ribbon Cutting for Salvation Army of Jackson County, The Salvation Army Pascagoula, 1624 Denny Ave (Family Store), Pascagoula, 10 a.m.

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

6-Leadership Jackson County: Environmental Day

6-Ribbon Cutting and Open House for The MRI Center at East Lake, Bienville Medical Park, 6300-A East Lake Blvd., Suite 301, Vancleave, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

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

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

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

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-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:

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

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

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.

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

9-Annual Chamber Membership Meeting/Luncheon (Tickets and sponsorships are available)

11-Leadership Jackson County Class of 2018 Graduation

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

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

November 2018

9-Jackson County Veterans Day Program

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

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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