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  • Now until Feb. 12th CPRAM Offering Scholarships Students interested in a career in communications at any of the state’s two and four-year colleges are encouraged to apply for one of College Public Relations Association of Mississippi scholarships.

    CPRAM adds, "The deadline to apply for the CPRAM scholarship is February 12, 2016 for students majoring in one of the following fields of study: public relations, communications, journalism, advertising, mass communications, political communications, crisis management, graphic design, or other communication-oriented major."

    For more details, call 601-477-4032.

    E-mail: teresa.mccreery@jcjc.edu


  • Every Tues. and Thurs. until Feb. 16th LRMA: Pottery Classes Open to children up to the sixth grade, the classes take place from 3:30-5:00 each afternoon at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art's Carriage House Studio. Participants will be introduced to a variety of wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques. All supplies are included. For more details, call 601-649-6374

    www.LRMA.org/education/classes


  • Now until Feb. 29th Shoe Drive Glade Elementary School's PTO is collecting new or gently used shoes that will go to developing countries.

    The shoes collected will also provide funds to Glade for a new playground pavilion. Donations of shoes can be dropped off at Glade Elementary School on Highway 15 South, Simply Chic Salon, Girl Get Fit Gym, Mt. Vernon Church, Journey Church and Kid's Kingdom Learning Center.

    For more details, call 601-466-0937.

    E-mail: gladepto@gmail.com


  • Applications accepted until Mar. 1st Ed Langton Scholarship High school students from the Pine Belt area are encouraged to apply for the 2016 Edward J. “Ed” Langton Scholarship.

    The selected student will receive $1000 for college tuition. Students are selected based on academic excellence, community involvement and need for financial assistance. Applicants must be from the Pine Belt area and accepted as a full-time student to a two- or four-year college in Mississippi.

    Applications are available at Grand Bank locations in Hattiesburg and Petal -- as well as the web link below this sentence.

    www.grandbankfsb.com


  • Select Mondays until Apr. 18th Free Tax Prep  The Laurel/Jones County Library (530 Commerce Street) and the AARP foundation have partnered to provide free tax preparation and e-filing to taxpayers with low to moderate incomes, especially those 60 and older.

    Tax preparation will be available from 10:00am-2:30pm on the following Mondays: February 1, 8 and 22; March 7 and 21; April 4 and 18. This year's tax deadline has been extended until April 18, 2016.

    Please bring all current tax documents, Social Security cards (yours and of all dependents), valid driver's License or photo I.D., bank account information for direct deposit and copy of last year’s tax return. For any questions, call 601-428-4313 ext. 106.


  • Now until June 5th LRMA presents Dale Chihuly: Venetians On display in the Lower Level Galleries of the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. The museum says, "Dale Chihuly’s works in glass are full of spectacle, grandeur, and artistry." For more details, call 601-649-6374.

    www.LRMA.org


  • Ongoing UBS Blood Drive in Laurel Takes place the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the Cameron Center in Laurel (711 North 10th Avenue). For more details, call 601-264-0743.

    www.UnitedBloodServices.org


  • Feb. 9th (RSVP by Feb. 4th) Sales and Marketing Professionals – Pine Belt The next meeting takes place at Hattiesburg's Lake Terrace Convention Center. Networking and lunch begins at 11:30am; program begins at 12:00pm. Guest speaker is Chad Newell, President of the Area Development Partnership in Hattiesburg.

    www.smppinebelt.org

    E-mail: smppinebelt@gmail.com


  • Feb. 9th Social Security Seminar Takes place at the YWCO in downtown Laurel. Admission is free; no reservation required.

    Should you retire early? Should you wait? Can you collect on a spouse if divorced or remarried? Do you have options? What are the rules anyway?

    Shuff Mauldin will present information on making the best use of your Social Security benefit in retirement planning. No sales pitch will be made. This is information you can really use.

    Luncheon is available afterward for $6.50; $6.00 for 60 or older if you dine in.

    For more details, call 601-428-5694.


  • Editor's Note

    For more events, please click on the second arrow button from the right.  The two central arrow buttons will advance this calendar backward and forward one page.

    If you're looking for the ongoing events we talk about, they're listed at or near the end of our calendar. The best thing to do is click on the rightmost arrow button below. 

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    Thanks for letting B95, Rock 104, KZ94.3, 96.5 Alive FM and thepinebelt.com serve you.

    Doug Morris
    doug@pinebeltradio.com