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Saturday, April 18
Location: Mississippi Craft Center - 950 Rice Road, Ridgeland
Time: Set up 10:30 AM + Event 11:00-1:00
Reservations by April 14, contact Marcia Weaver at either email@example.com, or 601 372-8851
Donald Campbell, Associate Professor of Ethics, Mississippi College School of Law.
Business: Election of officers, budget approval, proposed bylaws amendment
Silent Auction: Members are asked to donate white elephants, baked goods, or used items such as books or CD's. Arrive in time to have everything set up for the auction before 11:00 a.m. Auction coordinator: Carol Andersen.
Luncheon: Beef brisket with a variety of salads and desserts Cost: $10.
Directions: Take the Natchez Trace east from I-55 and go 1.8 miles. Take the exit for Madison/Ridgeland/Ross Barnett Reservoir. Turn south on Old Canton Rd. and drive .3 mi. to Rice Rd. Turn left on Rice Rd. and go 1.1 miles to 950 Rice Rd. Mississippi Craft Center is on the left. Alternate Route: Take Old Canton Rd. from Jackson to Rice Rd. Turn right onto Rice Rd. and go 1.1 mi. to the Mississippi Crafts Center on the left at 950 Rice Rd.
March 21, 2015 General Meeting. Speaker: Tomie Green, Circuit Court Judge, District 2, Hinds County
February 12, 2015 LOBBY DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Thank you to Megan Tidwell who has agreed to serve as secretary, replacing Keri. We are thrilled to have you on the board!
Thank you to Dierdre Payne, Barbara Powell, Fran Leber, Kay Brodbeck, Gene Everitt, Natalie Maynor, Barbara Powell, Hariett Tanzman, Ashley Hewitt, Margaret Wodetzki, and Dick Johnson for helping with voter registration events in September. Dierdre Payne organized an event at Holmes Community College on National Voter Registration Day (9/24) and LWVJA members helped register voters at Wellsfest in Jackson. Twenty-four people from Hinds, Madison, and Rankin counties were registered.