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grant of $50,000 has been awarded to Community Care Network/Sue’s Home by the organization, 50 Women Gulf Coast, in order to support and expand their Breakthrough Youth program which serves youth ages 18-24, most of whom are aging out of foster care.

It is one thing to talk about trash. It is another to try and make a point about why it matters. That was and continues to be the goal of my good friend Dr. Judy Dalgo, an avid outdoor enthusiast who decided to do something about it. Judy has been a trash collector for 20 years – picking up trash washed up on the Ocean Springs beach where she strolls to enjoy the view. And that is her point about trash – it destroys the view.

As FestivalSouth opens its 15th season with the Broadway hit “Jersey Boys” through Saturday, June 1, the celebration follows with a special free FestivalMusic and Artie Events for Families collaboration, “The Not So Silent Movie,” featuring Dr. Douglas Rust at the organ, accompanying a double feature of Charlie Chaplain films, “Easy Street” and “The Adventurer.”

Jackson George Regional Library System is hosting its annual Summer Library Program from June 1st to June 30th. The program includes a full schedule of events for all ages, with kick-off events at selected branches. The theme this year is “Adventure Begins at Your Library”, which is designed to encourage children to continue reading during the vacation so that valuable reading skills will not be lost. In addition, we hope to offer a variety of activities for children, teens, and adults. Families are encouraged to participate in the fun and learning activities together.