Produced by Jim Albritton | In just its second year, Over the Edge with Friends of Children's Hospital, sponsored by Trustmark National Bank, brought in more than $190,000 for the nonprofit that raises money to support Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Those who raised a $1,000 or more for Friends of Children's Hospital earned the opportunity to rappel down the 14-story Trustmark corporate office building in downtown Jackson.
The Ross Barnett Reservoir hosts the Outdoor Expo presented by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, April 29 and 30, at Old Trace Park in Ridgeland. The free two-day event, held along side the BassMaster Elite Series pro bass fishing tournament is kid friendly, featuring an archery range, a casting competition, fishing demonstrations, wildlife exhibits and great entertainment, plus arts, crafts and food. Spend the day by the water and the night shopping and dining in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
The Southern Institute of Faux Finishing in Brandon brings hassle-free furniture refurbishing to central Mississippi. With stores in Jackson and Ridgeland and a store and training center in Brandon, they exclusively offer Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and how-to courses that teach ways to use it. | Produced by Jim Albritton
Fleet Feet's Run Now, Wine Later 5K draws hundreds of runners and walkers to Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland, Mississippi. The third annual event, a benefit for Alzheimer's Mississippi, kicks off the Sante South Wine Festival. | Produced by Jim Albritton
Produced by Jim Albritton | Tandem cyclists from across the country gathered in Mississippi for the third annual Ridgeland OBO Tandem Rally. The multi-day event includes routes along the Natchez Trace and Ross Barnett Reservoir in central Mississippi.
The Sunset Concert Series at the Ross Barnett Reservoir's Lake Shore Park in Brandon, Mississippi is a tradition in the making. Jay Herrington and Seth Thomas kicked-off the concert series on March 23, 2017. The concerts continue every other Thursday through June 1. Admission is $5 per vehicle or $1 per walk-in. The Sunset Concert Series is sponsored by Crawfish King.
From creating one-of-a-kind originals to redesigning precious heirlooms, Brian Beckham knows jewelry. His Jackson, Mississippi shop--Beckham Custom Jewelry Co.--is both showcase and studio for the jewelry he creates. | http://beckhamjewelry.com
Produced by Jim Albritton | The 16th Annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon raised a record $504, 360 for Batson Children's Hospital. The radiothon is the nation's largest, bringing together 10 Radio People stations from Vicksburg, Jackson and Meridian.
Produced by Jim Albritton | LurnyD's Grille, one of Mississippi's first food trucks, continues to please crowds with gourmet burgers like the Goober, Sunrise, Pimento Cheese and French Onion Dip. | http://mississippi.cool
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club's third annual Run 4 Rotary at Renaissance in Ridgeland celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Rotary Foundation while benefitting worthy charities.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Feathered Cow, a Jackson, Mississippi chicken and burger restaurant is set to open a second location on the Rankin County side of the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon.
Produced by Jim Albritton | You'll never feel foolish ordering the Stupid Burger at The Feathered Cow in Jackson. It's the best-selling premium burger at this soon-to-be chain of Mississippi chicken and burger eateries. With their newest restaurant opening soon at the Fannway intersection on the Rankin County side of the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon, the already varied menu is sure to grow.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Several Alzheimer's advocacy groups spent a day at the Mississippi State Capitol encouraging legislators to continue to support funding for research and resources needed to combat the devastating disease. Members of the Dementia Care Network include The MIND Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Alzheimer's Mississippi, the Alzheimer's Association and the Mississippi Division of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia. | http://umc.edu/mindcenter
Produced by Jim Albritton | The City of New Orleans offers amazing views as it passes swamps, marshes and the wide expanse of Lake Pontchartrain between the historic train town of McComb, Mississippi and New Orleans, Louisiana | McComb Railroad Depot Museum: http://www.mcrrmuseum.com