Sunday, January 21, 2018

Cool Kids: Eva Wittmann

Our Parents & Kids “Cool Kid” for May 2015 has already made a mark in the arts. Pass Christian’s Eva Wittmann, aged 9, is a third grader at Holy Trinity in Bay St. Louis. According to her mom, Dena Wittmann, “she has been a ‘cool kid’ since at least kindergarten when her teacher asked what she wanted to be when she grew up. ‘A triple threat!’ she proudly announced to the class.” 

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Wooden Boat Show

Imagine a flotilla of carefully crafted yachts, proud sailing vessels, and classic 20th century hand-polished ships, all available to tour on dock or take for a ride. On May 16-17, this dream comes alive courtesy of the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum’s 20th annual Billy Creel Memorial Gulf Coast Wooden & Classic Boat Show. Staged at the Biloxi Schooner Pier, 367 Beach Blvd.

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Take a Walk: March for Babies!

The March of Dimes is getting ready for the May 16 March of Dimes Walk for Babies. The event celebrates a variety of programs that help moms from early pregnancy through delivery, as well as provide coaching how-to on creating healthy, safe environments for babies.

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The Art of Entering Middle School

Years ago, elementary students entered middle school in the seventh grade. Now, it’s sometimes in the sixth grade, so children are often a year younger, and it is more important than ever to remember the power of the transition from elementary to middle school.

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Help Someone You Love Quit Smoking Today, So They’ll Be Around Tomorrow

Across Mississippi, children are spreading the word about the dangers of tobacco use and making a sizable impact. Through the RAT ® (Reject All Tobacco) program this year, approximately 70,000 children on RAT teams have received the facts about nicotine addiction and the many health risks from smoking and tobacco use.

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