Sunday, January 21, 2018

Mississippi Gulf Coast Carnival: A Tradition that MATTERS

The big holidays are over and now we are all settling in for a long winter’s nap, right?

NOT!

Carnival associations along the coast have already been preparing for the 2014 Mardi Gras festivities. Dates for parades, balls, fundraising, draw downs, and auctions have all been planned and are now being set in motion.

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Gulf Coast Mardi Gras, 2014

Mardi Gras is one of our favorite times of the year in the gulf south. For families, the coast is a particularly nice place to be, as most parades are family-friendly events for all ages. Here’s a list of parades for Mardi Gras 2014. Mark your calendar now so you won’t miss your favorite!

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A Mississippi “Hand Up” for People with Disabilities

Try to imagine calling out and there is no one there to hear. Imagine watching others participating in activities you will never be able to personally enjoy. Imagine trying to use a public facility that excludes your entrance because it doesn’t accommodate your particular disability.

Now imagine a person who actually hears the cries of despair, and with a heart as big as all Mississippi, understands when a person says, “I don’t want a handout; I just need a hand up.”

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The RAT Pack Is Coming to a School Near You

If your child comes home excited about a RAT event at school, don’t worry. There’s not a rodent infestation going on. Your child got the chance to experience a very healthy learning activity that encourages Mississippi kids to “Reject All Tobacco.”



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Biloxi Goes Green: Grillin’ and Parading for St. Patrick’s

Get your lawn chairs ready for Biloxi’s biggest St. Patty’s festivities. The annual Biloxi Main Street “Grillin’ on the Green” barbeque competition is a family event happening on the same day as Biloxi’s St. Patrick’s parade! March 15 will be a great day to catch some green throws while taking in great barbecue, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, and a children’s zone.

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