Aug. 25th Car Show in Memory of Jason Waltman President by the 601 Mustang Mafia Car Club, the car show takes place in the parking lot of Roses in Laurel.
Registration is at 5 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m., judging begins at 7 p.m. No registration fee; the car club will accept donations of money and supplies for the Waltman House of Hope. Requested supplies include basic household items, hygiene products (for men), non-perishable food and office supplies.
For more details, call 601-426-2938 or 601-580-0167.
Sep. 5th, 12th Basic Excel, Advance Excel Computer Classes, Respectively Start at 2:00 each afternoon at the Forrest County Extension Service Office (952 Sullivan Drive). The class is free but pre-registration is required as class size is limited. Call 601-545-6083 to pre-register.
Sep. 7th Laurel First United Methodist Church: First Friday Prayer Luncheon Starts at noon in the church's fellowship hall. The church is located at 420 North 5th Avenue.
For more details, call the church at 601-425-1474.
Sep. 15th Benefit Motorcycle Run for Anita Walley Run will start at Union Grove Assembly of God Church on Union Road off Hwy. 42 between Richton and Sand Hill. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with free coffee and doughnuts while they last. Kickstands up at 10am. $25 for single rider and $30 per couple. Proceeds benefit the medical expenses of Anita Walley, who was was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Cancer. For more details, call 601-394-3321.
Oct. 20th First State Bank's 5K Run for United Way Starts at 7:30 a.m. with registration on Station Street in downtown Waynesboro. Net proceeds will benefit the United Way of the Pine Belt.
Domestic Violence If you are a victim of abuse or know someone who is, call the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter, toll free at 1-800-649-1092 for help. All calls will be confidential.
The Institute for Diverse Education Located at 1124 South 28th Avenue in Hattiesburg, the school is now accredited by the State of Mississippi. TIDE School officials hope this accreditation will allow the school to help more students set sail toward success. For more details, 601-909-6605.
The Salvation Army Has been supporting those in need in without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadcast array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.