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SOCIAL

ART

Art Classes,  On-going art classes offered by Odie Spence, Tuesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Handsboro Community Center, 1890 Switzer Road, Gulfport .  Details: 832-9211.

Abbey Road Art Club-Long Beach Mississippi  We offer year-round Saturday art classes & birthday parties for kids, private weekday classes for adults and Summer art camps for kids ages 5-12.  website: www.AbbeyRoadArtClub.com      Email Googinsart@yahoo.com

Biloxi Art Association,  please visit www.biloxiartassociation.org for dates, times and meeting places.

Gulf Coast Art Association, First Saturday of each month, 2:00 p.m. at Handsboro Community Center, 1890 Switzer Road, Gulfport.  Details contact Shirley at 832-9305.

Senior Center, Gautier, 902 De La Pointe Drive, Gautier 39553  497-5189 or 228-627-1275
Garden Club, Gautier, 10:15 am, first Tuesday of month, St. Pierre�s Episcopal Church, 4612 Gautier
Vancleave Road, Gautier phone: 228-238-6674

South Mississippi Numismatic Association, We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month 6:30 - 7:30 , The Coin Shop Biloxi. 724 Jackson Street Biloxi, MS 39530,, . Contact information is 228-435-8880.

Gulf Coast Chamber Music Society, 7 p.m. Mondays, Seacoast Ball Room, Howard and Seal Avenues, Biloxi. Details: 313-0861 Dr. Alma Flick - Director.

Gulf Coast Writers Association, 2 p.m. last Saturday, Gulf Coast Gallery of Fine Arts, 2200 25th Ave., Gulfport, MS.  Details:  Philip L. Levin 228-596-7217; or www.GCWriters.org or email GCWriters@aol.com

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Office open, 228.374.5547, contact: Denny Mecham, Executive Director
director@georgeohr.org . General information visit
www.georgeohr.org

Ocean Springs Art Association,  Meets second Wednesday of every month except November, 6:30 p.m. social followed by meeting at 7:00 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs.  For further details, contact Carole-Marie at 872-8748 or visit www.oceanspringsartassociation.org

Pottery Classes,  On-going pottery classes offered by Gerrol Benigno, Tuesday and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at Handsboro Community Center, 1890 Switzer Road, Gulfport.  Details:  860-9890 or 896-4909.

USM Gulf Coast Civic Chorale: The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Gulfport. New singers are always welcome to join. For more information on membership or concerts, please visit www.usm.edu/gc/civic_choral or contact John Flanery at john.flanery@usm.edu

Pass Christian Art Association: Meets 3rd Saturday of the month at Pass Christian Library on Scenic Drive in Pass Christian. For details call Sandy at 228-324-1697.

Saturday Art Market at the Mary C.,  The first Saturday of every month 10:00 a.m.�4:00 p.m., The Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education, 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs. For more information: 818-2878, email: info@themaryc.org or visit www.themaryc.org   

Walter Anderson Museum of Art Volunteer Organization, Meets 4th Tuesday, 510 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs.  Details: 228-872-3164, Linda Bloom, Executive Director.  Museum open every day.

CIVIC

Biloxi Exchange Club, Meets 1 p.m., First and third Wednesdays, McAlisters, Pass Road, Biloxi. Details: 228-865-9974.

Saucier Exchange Club
, Meets First and Third Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. at Saucier Fire Station.  Details 228-865-9974

Gulfport Exchange Club, Meets every Tuesday at the Gulfport Yacht Club, Contact: John Blake, 326-8041.

Biloxi-Edgewater Civitan Club, Meets Second and forth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at McAlisters, Pass Road, Biloxi.  Details: Jewel Stewart, her phone number is 297-5831,

Biloxi Kiwanis, Meets at Biloxi Regional Hosp, Mondays at 12:00 NOON, Nancy Harville Rm  Biloxi
MS 39531 Details: 374-1710.

Biloxi Lions Club, The Biloxi Lions Club meets every Wednesday, 12:05pm, at the Biloxi Yacht Club, 408 Beach Blvd, second floor dining room.

Civitan, Gautier Civitan, 6 PM, last Monday of month,  St. Pierre�s Episcopal Church, 4612 Gautier
Vancleave Road, Gautier phone: 228-238-6674

Friendship Civic Club of Ocean Springs, social 10 a.m., meeting at 10:30 first Thursday, Ocean Springs Civic Center. Details: Frances Jett, 872-6791.

Gulf Coast Newcomers Club Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at Great Southern Club. Social at 11 AM with lunch at noon. $15 for lunch. See www.gulfcoastnewcomers.org for reservations.

Gulfport Lions Club meets at Noon on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Gulfport Yacht Club.  Contact club president Billy Bragg for more information  wbragg@gulfport-ms.gov

Gulfport Long Beach Optimist Club, Noon Wednesdays,  Details: Hedy Walker, 896-5527.

Kiwanis Club of Hancock County, Every 4th Tuesday at Noon. The Gathering Place, 304 Louisa St., Waveland, MS.
Visit www.KiwanisNews.blog.com


Kiwanis Club of Long Beach, Noon Tuesdays, Sicily's Pizza, Winn-Dixie Plaza in Long Beach. Details: 214-5252.

Kiwanis Club of Pascagoula, Noon Tuesdays, LaFont Restaurant, Pascagoula. Details: 762-3755.

North Bay Civitan Club of D'Iberville-St. Martin meets 1st (Board) and 3rd (Club) Thursday at 7 PM. (Fellowship 6:30-7) at McAlister's Deli, Ocean Springs, MS. Visit us on facebook at www.facebook.com/northbaycivitan. Contact Keith Wilson at 228-219-2238 or northbaycivitan@gmail.com.

Orange Grove Lions Club, 7 p.m. Mondays, Garden Park Hospital in classroom 2 and 3. Details: 831-4574.

Rotary Club of Bay St. Louis, Meets every Wednesday at Noon, BSL-Daniels South Beach, 300 Seminary Drive. Bay St. Louis.   Details:  Aletha,  228-896-2213 or 228-255-8921.

Rotary Club of Biloxi, P.O. Box 303, Biloxi, MS 39533. Meets at Noon every Tuesday, Mary Mahoney's Old French House Restaurant, 116 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi.   Details: Michael 228-324-5449 or 228-388-2853 or http://rotaryclubofbiloxi.org, email:  admin@rotaryclubofbiloxi.org.

Rotary Club of Hancock Central (Diamondhead), Meets every Thursday at Noon, Diamondhead Country Club, Diamondhead.  Details:  Theresa, 228-466-5957, 228-229-7384.

Rotary Club of North Bay (D'Iberville), Meets every Wednesday at Noon, Cafe New Orleans, 11014 Lamey Bridge Road, D'Iberville. Details: Vicky Gutierrez at vickyg@cableone.net

Rotary Club of Edgewater, Biloxi, Meets at Noon every Wednesday, Bone Fish Bar & Grill, Edgewater Mall, Hwy 90, Biloxi. Details: Gill, 228-875-5937, 228-424-7577.

Rotary Club of Edgewater Sunrisers, Biloxi, 7:00 a.m. every Friday, Treasure Bay Casino, Hwy 90, Biloxi. Details: Marie, 228-594-0618.

Rotary Club of Gautier, Meets every Thursday at Noon, MSGCCC Cafeteria, 2300 Hwy 90, Gautier.  Details:  Anna, 228-938-4691, 228-249-1033.

The Rotary Club of Gulfport meets at noon. On Thursdays at the Great Southern Club, 15th floor, Hancock Bank Building

Rotary Club of Gulfport-Orange Grove, Meets every Monday at Noon, Royal Super Buffet, Hwy 49, Gulfport.  Details:  Regina, 228-563-7819, 228-697-3991.

Rotary Club of Long Beach,  Meets every Wednesday at 7:00a.m. Long Beach Church of Christ 200 North Cleveland Avenue Long Beach. Call For details call Sandy at 228-324-1697.

Rotary Club of Moss Point, Meets every Thursday at 7:00 a.m., Rotary Bldg., 3806 Belview St., Moss Point.  Details:  Mark, 228-475-0825.

Rotary Club of Ocean Springs, Meets every Wednesday at Noon, Fant's Restaurant, 6616 Rose Farm Road, Ocean Springs.  Details:  Sheila, 228-875-3361, 228-392-3577.

Rotary Club of Pascagoula, Meets every Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., LaFont Inn, 2703 Denny Ave, Pascagoula.  Details:  George, 228-769-3240, 228-588-6506.

Rotary Club of Pass Christian, Meets every Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., PCYC, Hwy 90 at the Harbor.  Details:  Ken, 228-452-2313, 228-452-0080.

Rotary Club of Stennis Space Center, Meets every Tuesday at 11:30, Herman Glazier Room, 1103 Balch Blvd., Stennis Space Center.  Details:  Angela, 228-688-5604, 228-467-5877.

Rotary Club of Wiggins, Meets every Thursday at Noon, MGCCC Perkinston, Cafeteria, Wiggins.  Details:  Paul, 601-929-8386.

EDUCATIONAL

AARP (American Association of Retired People), Driver Safety Class, Offered several times a year at the St. Martin Library, 15004 LeMoyne Blvd., St. Martin.  Age 55 and older.  AARP membership not required.  Refreshments provided by St. Martin Friends of the Library.  Details of class dates, times and fee, 228-392-3250.

Healthy Marriage Workshop/Classes, free of charge and are offered through Families First Parenting Resource Center of Harrison, Jackson and George Counties together with YMCA.  Contact Michelle Ford, M.Ed., LPC, RTC at 867-1952 for location and schedule.

Friends of Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Details: 818-2878, or www.themaryc.org

MS Gulf Coast Community College Lifelong Learning Institute, for 50 yrs and older, offers health screenings, luncheons, lectures, "mini-classes," new computer classes, travel and more.  Harrison/Jackson Counties 228-896-2549, Stone County 601-528-8931, George County 601-766-6421.

Parenting Classes and Responsible Fathering Classes,  Free of charge and are offered through Families First Parenting Resource Center of Harrison, Jackson and George Counties together with YMCA.  Contact Michelle Ford, M.Ed., LPC, RTC at  867-1952 for location and schedule.

Women's and Men's Anger Management Classes, free of charge and are offered through Families First Parenting Resource Center of Harrison, Jackson and George Counties together with YMCA.  Contact Michelle Ford, M.Ed., LPC, RTC at 867-1952 for locations and schedules.

FRATERNAL

Colonel Richard Pace Chapter of National Society Colonial Dames of Seventeenth Century. Details: 432-7228.

Ocean Springs Chapter 394, Order of Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday, McLeod Masonic Lodge, Ocean Springs.

International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Biloxi Assembly No. 6, 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Magnolia Masonic Lodge No. 120, Biloxi. Details: Janet Twigg, 604-4413

Joppa Shrine Center, 7:30 p.m. third Monday, Woolmarket exit 41 off I-10, North 1 1/2 mile. 228-392-9345.

Knights of Columbus, Council 1244,  Meets every Thursday, 8:00 p.m., 717 Water Street, Biloxi, MS.  Details:  228-374-1907 Thursday evenings between 7:00-10:00 p.m. or Sundays 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Knights of Columbus, Council 9094, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, LeMoyne Blvd., St. Martin.  Details: Larry Tabor, 228-392-6379.

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter A, Biloxi, 11:30 a.m. first Thursday. Details: 228-872-3997.

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter E, Biloxi, 5:30 p.m., first and third Tuesday. Details: Mandy Boles, 228-265-1322, Linda Galloway, 228-216-2173 or Ann Clower, 228-432-7578.

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter B, Gulfport, 1:30 p.m. first Thursday. Details: Carol Reeves, 228-864-8954.

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter Q, Diamondhead, 1:00 p.m. first Wednesday. Places vary. Details: 228-255-1528.

Woodmen of the World Gulfport Lodge 1446, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Coast Electric, U.S. 49 north, Gulfport. Details: 868-6713.

Woodmen of the World Youth Lodge 1451, 6:30 p.m. second Thursday for ages 8-11, third Thursday for ages 12-15, Coast Electric, U.S. 49 north, Gulfport. Details: 832-1725.

GARDEN

Gulf Coast Orchid Society
, 2:30 p.m., second Sunday, call for location. Details: Connie, 228-863-7770.

Gulf Coast Pond Society, 7 p.m. third Monday, places change. Details: 388-7172.

Gulfport Garden Club, 10:00 a.m., second Friday, United Methodist Church, Courthouse Road, Gulfport, MS   Details: Betty Lou Reyer,  228-896-4794

Mississippi Gulf Coast Camellia Society, 7:00 p.m., third Tuesday, First United Methodist, 2301 - 15th St, Gulfport, MS. Details: Jana, 228-872-0908 or join them on Facebook. 
Upcoming show:  November 20, 2010, 2:00-5:00 p.m, Lyman/Gulfport Community Center, 13472 Hwy 49, Gulfport.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Daylily Society, A non-profit organization, a member of Region 14 of the American Hemerocallis Soc.  Our purpose is to promote, encourage and foster the development of the genus Hemerocallis through programs, workshops, exhibits, and fellowship on the local, regional, and national levels.  Membership is open to all....Meetings are usually held at the Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Hwy. 57, Vancleave, on the second Sat. of the month. Meetings begin at 1:30 with refreshments, and a program at 2 pm. Everyone welcome. There's a saying in the national organization, Am. Hemerocallis Society: "We come for the flowers, but stay for the people".  Regular meetings are held in Sept., Oct., Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., and May.  Annual dues are $5.00...The club activities include noted speakers at meetings, trips to gardens, show and sale at local malls, sale at the OS Herb Fest, annual Christmas dinner and May picnic...Details:  CP Winters, Pres., 228-588-3074 or Bonnie Lingel, VP, 228-826-5596.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Rose Society, third Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., Mississippi City United Methodist Church, Court House Road, Gulfport. Details: Connie; 228-863-7770.

HEALTH

Aerobics Dance Class, West Side Community Center, 4006 -8th Street, Gulfport.  10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Class days vary from month to month.  Details:  575-4549.

Mall Walkers at Edgewater Mall,  7 days a week, rain or shine.  Additionally, Rise 'n Stride last Thursday of each month (except December) 7:30 a.m. in the Food Court.  Guest Speakers, Free Refreshments, Door Prizes.  For daily walking times and other details:  228-388-4466.

Mall Walkers at Singer River Mall, Gautier, 7 days a week, rain or shine.  6:00 am,  Details 228-497-6160

Gulf Coast Support Services

  • Alcohol Anon (Al-Anon) 24 Hour Hot Line: 228-861-2278 or www.msafg.org

  • Alzheimer Support Group:  228-497-7422 or 228-826-9034

  • Bereavement Support:  228-867-4160

  • Better Breathers & Friends (Biloxi Regional Hospital): 228-436-1667

  • Diabetes Support:  228-696-9827

  • Heart Support:  228-809-5308

  • Home of Grace (Drug/Alcohol Recovery):  228-826-5283

  • Living with Cancer Support:  228-865-3104

  • Low Vision Support:  228-218-1549

  • Lupus Support:  228-313-1676

  • Lupus Foundation of Mississippi, Gulf Coast area branch. Details: (800) 866-9606 or (601) 366-5655.

  • Overeaters Anonymous: 228-365-3289

  • Parkinson's Disease:  228-575-1330 or 867-5100

  • Rehabilitation Center:  http://www.rehabcenter.net/gambling-addiction

  • Stroke Support:  228-867-5255

TOPS MS No. 214, Biloxi, 7 p.m., Thursdays, Bay Vista Baptist Church, 2485 Pass Road, Biloxi, weigh-ins 6-6:50 p.m. Details: David, 228-388-1916.

TOPS MS No. 219, Biloxi, 9 a.m. Thursdays, Beauvoir United Methodist Church, 2113 Pass Road, Biloxi. Details: 228-388-3627.

TOPS MS, No. 190, D'Iberville, 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Brodie Road Baptist Church, Brodie Road, D'Iberville, weigh-ins 5-5:55 p.m. Details: 228-875-2783, 392-4080

TOPS MS No. 5, Gulfport, 9:30-10:00 a.m., Thursdays, Orange Grove Baptist Church, Orange Grove Road, Gulfport, weigh-ins 8:30-9:20 a.m. Details: Tricia 228-539-7957

TOPS MS No. 294, Latimer, 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, New Fayard Methodist Church, 14900 Jim Ramsey Road, Latimer, weigh-ins 6-7. Details: 392-5875 or 392-1436.

TOPS MS No. 19, Ocean Springs, 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 800 Porter St., Ocean Springs. Details:  www.tops.org

TOPS MS No. 281, Ocean Springs, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Ocean Springs Church of Christ, 1116 Washington Ave., Details: 228-826-9699, 872-2868 or
www.tops.org

TOPS MS No. 213, Pass Christian, 6:00-7:15 p.m., Tuesdays, Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hearn Ave., weigh-ins 5-6:00 p.m. Details: David 228-388-1916 or www.tops.org

TOPS MS No. 317, Vancleave, weigh-in at 6:30 with meeting at 7 p.m. Mondays, Vancleave Library, 12604 Miss. 57, Vancleave. Details: Sherrie, 826-2296, Edwina, 475-2517 or www.tops.org

TOPS MS No. 307, Waveland, 5:15-6:15 p.m., weigh-ins 4:30-5:15, Wednesdays Waveland Public Library, Coleman Avenue, Waveland. Details: Paula, 467-0420, or topsms307@yahoo.com.

MILITARY

American Legion Post 139, Bay St Louis, 703 Green Meadow Road. Details: 228-467-7100.

American Legion Post 152, Bay St. Louis.  Details: 228-469-0655.

American Legion Post 33, Biloxi 131 Lameuse St. Details: 228-374-9774.

American Legion Post 2002, D'Iberville.  Details: 228-392-4342.

American Legion Post 1992, Gautier/Vancleve, 3824 Old Spanish Trail.  Details: 228-497-6422.

American Legion Post 119, Gulfport, 12010 Klein Rd. Details: 228-831-5674.

American Legion Post 223, Gulfport.  Details: 228-831-1736.

American Legion Post 243, Moss Point, 4400 Elder St. Details: 228-477-0238.

American Legion Post 42, Ocean Springs, 306 Bills Ave. Details: 228-875-5510.

American Legion Post 160, Pascagoula, 1010 Market St. Details: 228-344-1906.

American Legion Post 77, Waveland, 503 Waveland Ave. Details: 228-305-0102 or visit: http://legionpost77.blog.com/ .

American Merchant Marine Veterans, Mississippi Gulf Coast Chapter, Biloxi, c/o Jules Burg, 2562 Bryn Mawr Ave, Biloxi, MS 39531-4707. Contact: Jules Burg (228) 388-6512. Meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Biloxi Beachfront Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn,) Dauphin Room, 2400 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Lunch optional.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 5, Gulfport, 2600 -23rd Avenue, Gulfport.  Meets Third Monday at 5:30 p.m., Details:  228-871-5463 or email ms05mail@davfrat.org.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 17, Ocean Springs, Meets the last Wednesday, VFW Post 5699, Ocean Springs. Details:  228-376-8518, or email ms17mail@davfrat.org.

GI Museum, Gautier, Just south of I-10 and north of Hwy 90, Gautier.  Open 10am-5pm and by appointment, special request and for educational field trips.  Admission free.  http://www.gimuseum.com

Military Officers Association of America, Second Wednesday at noon, Keesler AFB Club.  Details:  Lt. Col. George R. Snyder, Jr., (228) 388-9084, email shooter1@cableone.net or visit www.MOAA.org

Mississippi Gulf Coast Retired Officers Association, noon-1 p.m. second Wednesday. Details: Carl Remley, 388-8221 or carlr28702@aol.com, or Fred Dunaway, 374-7007.

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Bayou Gulf States Chapter, 15489 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport.  Details:  228-832-6864, email bayougulfstates@cableone.net

The Retired Enlisted Association TREA, Magnolia Chapter 81, 7 p.m. second Thursday, Keesler Air Force Base, NCO Academy Building 2901. Details: Floyd Streeper, 832-3390, or Ben Bruhnke, 392-8958.

VA Gulf Coast Club, 3:30 p.m., 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, VA Gulf Coast Veterans HCS / 19C1 IMS/Marvett Burns, 400 Veterans Ave, Biloxi, MS.  Details:  228-523-5452.  For Membership eligibility criteria contact club.

Veteran Centers and Services

  • Hancock County:  228-467-2100

  • Harrison County:  228-435-8271

  • Gulfport:  228-865-4027

  • Jackson County: 228-769-3075, email:  veteranservice@co.jackson.ms.us

  • Stone County:  601-928-7509

VFW Post 3253, Theodore Stephen Price Post, 208 3rd St, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520, 228-466-5159

VFW Post 2434, Biloxi,  PO Box 234, Biloxi, MS 39533-0234, Biloxi.  Details: 228-374-4112.

VFW Post 2880, Diamondhead, PO Box 6192, Diamondhead, MS 39525, 228-255-7689

VFW Post 6731, Oswald L Fayard North Bay Post, D'Iberville, business meeting, 7 p.m. first Tuesday; Ladies Auxiliary 6731 D'Iberville, business meeting, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, post home, W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details:  228-392-1152.

VFW Post 2539, Alfred Alleman, 2518 23rd Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501, 228- 864-0838

VFW Post 4526, Arthur Mc Master Memorial Post, 15206 Dedeaux Rd, Gulfport, MS 39503, (228) 832-0017

VFW Post 2132, Harold E. Jones Post, PO Box 1041, Gautier, MS 39553, (228) 497-7333

VFW Post 6285, Kiln Memorial Post, PO Box 65, Kiln, MS 39556, (228) 255-1259

VFW Post 3937, Eddy Blake Memorial Post, 213 Klondyke Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560, (228) 863-8602

VFW Post 10103, Albert C. Lankford Post, 6712 Shortcut Rd, Moss Point, MS 39563, (228) 474-6719

VFW Post 5699, Mark Seymour Post, PO Box 612, Ocean Springs, MS 39566, (228) 872-2304

VFW Post 5931, Cecil R. Ruddock Post, 400 Clarence Ave, Pass Christian, MS 39571 

VFW Post 3373, Elmer Joseph Grant Post, PO Box 400, Pascagoula, MS 39568, (228) 769-8387

VFW Post 10024, Arnett Garland Jennings Post, 1915 E Liveoak Ave, Pascagoula, MS 39567, (228) 249-9183

VFW Post 2706, Bobby E. Griffin Memorial Post, 14 Spencer Rd, Wiggins, MS 39577, (601) 928-2316

WAVES National, 10 a.m. fourth Saturday, Details: Corrine, 897-8597, or Naomi, 897-8049.

POLITICAL

Harrison County Democratic Party - P.O. Box 8421, Biloxi, MS. 39506, Telephone 228-324-4028, Web: http://www.hcdec.net/

Mississippi Democratic Party - Post Office Box 1583, Jackson, Mississippi 39215, Office Phone (601) 969-2913, Facsimile (601) 354-1599, Office Location, 832 North Congress Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39202, Web: http://www.msdemocrats.net

Mississippi Republican Party - 415 Yazoo Street Jackson, MS 39201, Office Phone (601) 948-5191 Fax: (601) 354-0972    Web:  http://www.msgop.org/


PROFESSIONAL

American Business Women's Association, Gulfport Charter Chapter, Meets 6 p.m. fourth Monday, China Star Restaurant, Gulfport.  Details: Barbara 228-863-8628.

American Business Women's Association, Singing River Charter Chapter, 6 p.m. second Monday, Big Rs Restaurant, Denny Ave,  Pascagoula. Details: Amber Olsen, 228-327-6916, Email:  aolsen@nextstff.com

Biloxi Businessmen's Club Inc., Meets at noon Thursdays, Mary Mahoney's Old French House Restaurant, 116 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi. Details: Contact: George Sekul 228-354-9500

Biloxi Branch NAACP, Steps Coalition. 610 Water Street, Biloxi.  Contact: 228-435-3113 or email at info@stepscoalition.org.

Business Network International e-mail at wes@bnims.com  website: www.bni.com.

Christian International Business Network, third Tuesday. Details: Gulf Coast Community Church, 875-3297.

Gulf Coast Association of Legal Support Professionals, a charter chapter of NALS, Inc., conducts it's monthly meeting at 5:45 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Harrison County Election Commission Bldg, 2600 24th Avenue, Gulfport, MS.  NALS, Inc. is a national non-profit organization open to anyone working in the legal profession (legal secretary, clerk, lawyers' assistant, paralegal, and/or lawyer).  It is dedicated to enhancing the competencies and contributions of members in the legal services profession through continuing legal education; networking opportunities; and commitment to a Code of Ethics and professional standards. For more information go to our national website at http://www.nals.org/

Harrison and Hancock Human Resource Association, Affiliate of Society for Human Resource Management,  Meets third Thursdays when seminars or other locations are not scheduled at Garden Park Medical Center, Community Road, Gulfport.  More information contact: http://hhhra.shrm.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/?a=1&z=1  or HHHRA@yahoo.com, or HHHRA, PO Box 3308, Gulfport, MS 39505.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), www.narfe.org

  • Biloxi Chapter 209, Meets quarterly on third Monday of Oct, Jan, April and July, McAllister's Restaurant, Pass Road, Biloxi. Details: Vida, 228-388-3627.
  • Gulfport Chapter 1571, Details: Norman 228-322-0118
  • Ocean Springs Chapter 1765, Details: Catherine, 228-875-6045
  • Singing River/Pascagoula, Chapter 1169, Details: Archie, 228-769-2419

Public Relations Association of Mississippi, Noon, second Mondays, Great Southern Club, 15th floor, Hancock Bank Bldg, Gulfport, MS.  Details: melissabryant@coastepa.com, Website:  www.prambeach.org

At Eze Toastmasters Club, 11 a.m., Tuesdays, 81 Communications Squadron, Bldg 1101, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS. Details: 228-377-2440 or 228-324-7860.  Open to all.

Bienville Toastmasters Club, 6:00p.m., Thursdays, Mary O'Keefe Center, 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs, MS.  Details:  228-235-5046, Email: mjbayne@aol.com.  Open to all.

Gulf Coast Toastmasters Club, 6 p.m. every Thursday, Garden Park Hospital, 15200 Community Road, Gulfport, Ms. Details: 228-669-7205, Email: gulfcoasttoastmasters@gmail.com. Open to all.

Gulf Coast Toastmasters Advanced Club,  Meeting times TBA, Saturdays or Sundays.  Ocean Springs.  Details: Email for eligibility criteria mjbayne@aol.com .

Speakeasy Toastmasters Club, 11:30 a.m., 1st and 3rd Thursdays, Stennis Space Center, Bldg 1100, Conference Center Room 101.  Details 228-688-4068.  Open to all.

Sunplex Toastmasters Club,11:00 a.m., 2nd and 4th Tuesdays,  6608 Sun Scope Drive, Ocean Springs, MS.  Email club for membership eligibility criteria.  Email:  tamar.fleming@ngc.com

 

SENIOR CENTERS

Hancock County, 601 Bookter Street:  228-467-9292
 

Harrison County

  • Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Biloxi:  228-436-5191

  • D'Iberville, 10450 Lamey Bridge Road:  228-392-9988

  • Frances Fredericks, 3312 Martin Luther King Blvd., Gulfport:  228-868-8416

  • Long Beach, 201 Alexander Road:  228-868-7517

  • Lyman, 14592 County Farm Road, Gulfport:  228-832-2606

  • MSGC YMCA, 1810 Government Street, Ocean Springs:  228-875-5050

  • Pass Christian, 202 Clark Avenue:  228-452-3314

  • Saucier, 24014 Church Avenue:  228-832-5835

  • Woolmarket Prime of Life, 16320 Old Woolmarket Road:  228-392-7332

Jackson County

  • Moss Point, 5343 Jefferson Street:  228-769-3292 ext. 107

  • Ocean Springs, 514 Washington Avenue:  228-872-3653

  • Pascagoula, 618 Delmas Avenue:  228-769-8329

Stone County

  • Farris-O'Neal, 1240, South Magnolia Drive, Wiggins:  601-528-5952

SERVICE

AARP, Jackson County Chapter 1213, Meets 2nd Monday, 2101 Market Street, Pascagoula.  More info: www.aarp.org

Gulf Coast Chapter, Mississippi Council of the Blind, 10:00 a.m. first Saturday, Ocean Springs Library.  Details:  Mr. Vincent, 228-818-8713

Mississippi Coast Amateur Radio Association, Monthly Meeting: 7 p.m. third Monday, American Medical Response building at 12020 Intraplex Parkway off of Cowan/Lorraine Road in Gulfport, MS. Monthly Testing: First Saturday of each month at the American Medical Response Building at 12020 Intraplex Parkway off of Cowan/Lorraine Road in Gulfport, MS.  Weekly gathering: Thursday 6:00 p.m. at the Food Court, Edgewater Mall in Biloxi. For more information, please see our web site at www.qsl.org/w5sgl or contact Bud Samuelson (228) 865-7231

Hope Haven Board, 5:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Mississippi Power Co., U.S. 90 and Dunbar, Bay St. Louis; speakers, information on child abuse and other children's issues.  Details: 228-263-7945, email:  hopehaven@bellsouth.net, http://www.hopehavenshelter.org

Volunteer Families for Children, recruiting families to care for children of all ages. Details: Cindy Thomas, 363-3023.

SOCIAL

Book Club, St. Martin Library, Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  Stay current on the latest best sellers and make new friends, or bring a friend along.  Details:  228-392-3250. 

Book Club, YMCA Active Adult Center, 1820 Government Street, Ocean Springs.  Wednesdays (1st, 3rd & 4th of the month)  There are two book club groups. One meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. The second group meets the fourth Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome to join in at any time.  www.msgulfcoast-ymca.org

Bridge Classes and Games, Gulf Coast Bridge Association Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday games begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Clubhouse, 14069 - 4th Street, Gulfport.  Classes schedules and additional information available by contacting 228-539-1253.

Christian Motorcyclist Association (South Central Region)  http://cmausa.org/

  • Gulf Coast Chapter Amateur Ballroom Dancers. Details: Janet Green, 872-9763.

  • Gulf Coast Newcomers Club. Details: Roma Bugenhagen, 831-9712; Corrine Robinson, 897-8597; or Becky Eymard, 463-0067.

    Gulf Coast Opera Salon. Details: Bettie Kendall, 385-2471.

    Gulf Coast Stamp Club,..Meeting Location: St. Martin Community Center, 15004 LeMoyne Blvd, Biloxi...Meeting time: 2:30 pm... 1st Saturday of the month...Contact:  gulfcoaststampclub@yahoo.com 

     Harrison County Gem and Mineral Society, 2:30 p.m. third Saturday, workshop 9 a.m. before meeting, Handsboro Community Center, 1890 Switzer Road., Gulfport. Details: Connie, 228-863-7770.

    Magnolia State Volkssport Club,  Come walk with the clubs and walkers of the American Volkssport Association.  Meet friends and walk scenic trails at your own pace for fun, fitness, and friendship.  Year round events in Ocean Springs, Jackson, Mobile, Picayune.  For more information including starting points and routes as well as membership information, visit www.magnoliawalkingclub.org , Email info@magnoliawalkingclub.org or write, P.O. Box 731, Biloxi, MS 39533-0731.

    Mississippi Coast Audubon Society, Vancleave, MS.  Details:  228-697-7157, 228-475-8097 fax or http://www.mscoastaudubon.org

    Mississippi Coast Audubon Society, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 7001 Frank Griffin Road, Moss Point.  Details:  Mark, 228-475-0825.

    Mississippi Coast Amateur Radio Association, 7 p.m. third Monday, Harrison County Courthouse Civil Defense conference room, Gulfport.


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