Produced by Jim Albritton | Putting a new twist on “No Shave November,” the UM School of Dentistry held “Fund the Beard,” a beard growing – and shaving – competition. Students, faculty and staff – including Dean Felton – took on the scruffy look to raise money for the Poole, Perry and Farese children who lost their parents in a tragic airplane crash in August. The event raised a total of $3,143.00 for donation to the fund started on behalf of the children, Our Oxford Family Memorial Fund.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The inaugural Brawn and Bubbles 5K Run for the Brain benefited The MIND Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The event at Reservoir Pointe was organized by Reservoir firefighter Quinton Robertson who lost his father to Alzheimer's disease in 2014.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Inspired by the Pittsburgh Pirates, then 12-year-old fan Joseph Voynik set out to build a baseball field for physically challenged athletes in Mississippi. And just three years later, a groundbreaking ceremony in Ridgeland proves one person can still make a big difference in the lives of others.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Arrivals, departures and flybys were nonstop at the 31st Annual Reklaw Fly-In at the Flying M Ranch in Reklaw, Texas. Hundreds of planes filled the sky and lined both sides of the 4,000-foot grass strip during the three-day East Texas event.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Don't miss a thing. See Hawai'i from Waikiki to Kīlauea. Hike to a secluded waterfall, watch the big waves on the North Shore, surf, parasail, ski, go everywhere and do everything.
Produced by Jim Albritton | A couple of University of Mississippi Medical Center nursing educators hit the midway to find the healthiest meals at the Mississippi State Fair.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Dr. Robert Herndon, a professor of neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, unwinds thousands of feet above central Mississippi in a powerless glider, soaring through the clouds over the Ross Barnett Reservoir. A stint as an Air Force physician first allowed him to explore the brain and the sky.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The best party on any Hawaiian island happens every Wednesday at Uncle Robert's Awa Bar and Farmers Market in Kalapana on the Big Island next to the 1990 Kilauea lava flow zone. Uncle Robert Keli‘iho‘omalu’s property on Kapoho-Kalapana Road survived the devastation. The family decided to share their blessing weekly with locals, tourists and anyone searching good music, great food and the most eclectic group of fun-loving people on any island.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Years of training paid off for Mississippi equestrian Haley Curry at the 2016 Junior Olympics in Denver Colorado. The 17-year-old took home the silver medal in the North American Junior & Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) eventing competition.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, formed within a volcanic cone, is one of the best snorkeling spots on Oahu. It also is named America's best beach for 2016 by Dr. Beaches.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Mairéad Carlin and Éabha McMahon, two of the four stars of Celtic Woman, the hit Irish sensation, visited women at the McCoy House for Sober Living before a performance in Jackson, Mississippi. The song, "You Raise Me Up," was written by Irish songwriter and author, Brendan Graham.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Spend six minutes on Hawaii's Waimea Bay, Oahu's historic North Shore surfing venue. Surfers, lifeguards and massive waves make it a must see destination.
Produced by Jim Albritton | For a border collie named Dolly and her four pups--Loreta, Reba, Patsy and Trisha--things are looking up. Thanks to volunteers in five states, they're headed to a border collie rescue facility in Indiana.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Are you ready for some football? Batson Children's Hospital patients sure are. Players, cheerleaders and mascots from the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University visited the state's only children's hospital at the same time, thrilling Golden Eagle and Bulldog fans.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Jane Halbert Jones loves France. What tipped us off? The giant 20-foot tall Eiffel Tower in her backyard. And that's just the start. She also hosts a big Bastille Day party, guides tourists through France and is set to return to Nice just weeks after the terrorist attack.