Notice from the City of Laurel on Enviro The following press release was submitted to thepinebelt.com...
"The City of Laurel received notice today from Enviro, Inc. that all recycle bins will be removed from the City of Laurel. Sumrall Recycling Company in Sumrall, Mississippi, had advised that rebates for recyclable materials are very low at this time and that they would no longer accept deliveries from Enviro, Inc.
Prior to the latest arrangement by which Enviro, Inc., picked up and delivered items for recycling to Sumrall Recycling Company, the City had made two other attempts to offer this service to citizens. Each time, the service provider discontinued the program citing lack of cost-effectiveness as the reason.
Because of the enthusiastic response of citizens to previous recycling efforts, the City will continue to search for other means to dispose of recyclable materials in an environmentally conscious way. All receptacles for paper and plastic will be removed from the North Laurel Shopping Center and the parking lot behind Fred’s, and Laurel’s recycling program will be discontinued until further notice.
For further information, the public may contact the office of the CAO at 601-428-6411."
Thursdays Downtown Hattiesburg Farmers Market Takes place from 3:00pm-7:00pm at Town Square Park (corner of Main Street and Buschman Street). Find fresh, local produce as well as humanely raised meats, dairy products, prepared foods, canned goods and much more. For more details, call 601-527-6141.
Thursdays The Mad Hatters Volunteer Service Meets at the Jones County Extension Office in Laurel on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-3:00. This group teaches the art of crocheting and donates chemotherapy caps to hospitals and clinics in the Pine Belt area. New members are always welcome. For more details, call 601-428-5201.
Now until Aug. 31st LRMA: Modern Masters - 20th Century Prints Will be on display at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. For more details, click on the links below or call 601-649-6374.
Now until Aug. 31st Fundraisers for Renea Shoemake The local woman has Neurofibromatosis and a tumor. It is an aggressive tumor; therefore, treatment has to begin almost immediately.
She is undergoing radiation and chemo treatments -- and will have to stay in Jacksonville, Florida, for seven weeks. Medical and travel expenses will become expensive.
For more details, call Dedie Cooley 601-270-1216.
Now until Sep. 30th Purvis High School Fieldhouse For anyone wanting to donate to the high school after the recent fire that destroyed the field house, there is an account opened up at Hancock Bank of Purvis in the name of PHS Fieldhouse Benefit. Also, donations can be made to Purvis Touchdown Club (Purvis Football Booster Club). For more details, call 601-408-7005.
Each Tuesday until Oct. 28th Lunch at YWCO Join the YWCO each Tuesday from 11:00am-1:00pm for a home cooked meal with dessert and drink for just $6.50. Come in, sit down and enjoy being served immediately at your table. Special dine-in only pricing for seniors and children 10 and under. Carryout or call 601-428-5694 for curbside service.
Weekly menus are on the YWCO's Facebook page.
Aug. 23rd Pirates, Parrots and Paradise Takes place from 4:00pm-7:00pm at The Church of the Ascension (3600 Arlington Loop, Hattiesburg).
Bring a chair or blanket and join them for an afternoon of burgers cooked by MugShots and live music performed by Lloyd "Hurricane" Munn and B.C. Dueitt.
Tickets for burger plates on sale for $10. Water and soft drinks available. You're welcome to bring a cooler; there will be a $5 cooler fee.
All proceeds the church's outreach ministry. For more details or to pre-purchase tickets, call 601-264-6773.
Aug 23rd Pine Belt Sportsman's Banquet Doors open at 5:30pm (dinner at 6:00pm) at Elks Lodge (212 Elks Lodge Road, Hattiesburg). Admission is free. For more details, call 601-264-7338.
Aug. 26th UBS Blood Drive in Laurel Takes place from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the Cameron Center in Laurel (711 North 10th Avenue). For more details, call 601-264-0743.
United Blood Services will hold blood drives at
Laurel's Cameron Center on the second
and fourth Tuesday of every month.
Aug. 29th Labor of Love Blood Drive Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Jaycees, this blood drive takes place from 10:00am-3:00pm at the United Blood Services building on 805 North 28th Avenue in Hattiesburg. All donors will receive a sandwich from Lenny's.
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