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Business Development Workshops

Sign up now for the Spring 2016 series of Business Development Workshops starting March 24 in Yazoo City Presented by the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), Northwest Mississippi Contact Procurement Center, and Community Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), this workshop series is designed to teach businesses, particularly small and/or new businesses, the practices needed to improve operations and increase capacity. The program is open to any new or existing business. Each participating company must enroll, or already be enrolled, in the Mississippi Contract Procurement Network system. A representative must attend all sessions in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THE PROGRAM. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, or for more information, visit www.mscpc.com and click on events for March 24, 2016. You may also call the Mississippi Development Authority, Minority and Small Business Development Division, at 601.359.6678, or Dr. Robert Green of the Community Economic Development Strategy

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Ole River Bass Club Wolf Lake Fishing Tournament

Bass Fishing Tournament Ole River Bass Club of Jackson, MS, is hosting a Bass Fishing Tournament in Yazoo County at Wolf Lake -Saturday, April 22, 2017! Bass Fishing Tournament Saturday, April 22, 2017 Wolf Lake, Yazoo MS First Daylight Start 2:00 pm Weigh In Entry Fee: $80 (per boat) ***Payout funds are derived from 80% of Total Entry fees not including Big Fish Pot funds*** Big Fish Pot (Optional): $20 (per boat) ***Both participants must be eligible (100% payout) *** For More Information or to get a registration form contact: Ole River Bass Club Website: www.oleriverbassclub.com Call: Ahmod Johnson, Tournament Director 601-951-7233 or download the Rules and Registration Form at the link below: Tournament Rules and Registration Form This event is sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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MLK Gala

The Yazoo City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents MLK Gala “Black Lives Matter, Focusing Forward Through the Dream” Sunday, January 17, 2016 7 p.m. to Midnight Army National Guard Base 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, MS 394194 Food & Drinks Provided Live Music by The House of Cards Band Tickets $30 Per Person For more information, contact Tamara Dodd at 615-473-1951   Sponsored in part by a grant from the Yazoo County CVB

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Christmas in Yazoo

Celebrate the Holidays in Yazoo Believe it or not…the holiday season will be here before you know it, and Yazoo is hard at work preparing to celebrate! Stay tuned for a great list of events and enjoy shopping, fun time with the family, and more! Remember to shop Yazoo this holiday season for those Unique, Boutique, & Thrifty gifts for everyone on your list! Past Christmas in Yazoo Events included: Holiday Open House and Trolley Ride Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1:00-5:00 pm Shop Yazoo Christmas Thursday, November 19, 2015 Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 28, 2015 Christmas Characters and Pictures with Santa Sponsored by Baptist Medical Center Yazoo (tickets available beginning on November 1st) Saturday, December 12, 2015 Carols At The Courthouse and Carriage and Trolley Rides Saturday, December 12,2015 Shop Yazoo Christmas Event Thursday, December 17, 2015 Participating stores include: The Alleycat Gift Shop, Anderson’s Jewelry, Black’s Fabric

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Health-Tacular

Health-Tacular The 2015 HEALTH-TACULAR will take place Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pizza Inn / Baskin Robbins at 741 East 14th Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi. This event will feature: Door Prizes Food Appearances by “Yazoo’s Princesses” Elsie of Benton Academy, Talaysia of McCoy Elementary, and Area School Homecoming Queens and a Scary Costume Contest with 3 Grand Prize iPads! Entrants must register to win! Call Phil Sharma (Sponsor) at Pizza Inn / Baskin Robbins at 662-746-5700 or Gloria Elayne Owens (Coordinator) at 662-528-6050 for more details.  

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House of Tormented Fears

House of Tormented Fears Haunted House in Yazoo City Open October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2016! IT’S BACK! SOME THINGS DON’T STAY DEAD! YAZOO CITY’S 2nd ANNUAL HAUNTED HOUSE!! Learn More at www.facebook.com/tormentedfears or read the description below. HOUSE OF TORMENTED FEARS 1563 JERRY CLOWER BLVD YAZOO CITY, MS ADMISSION: $5.00 PER PERSON! (Children 4 and under are FREE) ****ALL CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT**** We are a PG-13 Haunted House! Ages need to be considered when coming to our haunted house! We welcome all ages and will not turn anyone away because of their age, but please consider what you and the children will see when walking through the haunted house! Parents use your judgment when considering letting your child/children come to our haunted house! There will be gruesome bloody scenes, monsters, clowns, ghosts, hanging body parts, people screaming, people jumping around popping out everywhere

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Yazoo County CVB Wins Another State Award

The Yazoo County CVB Wins Research-In-Action Award from Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division (Visit Mississippi)   The Delta Region 2015 Mississippi Research‐in-Action Award goes to….  YAZOO COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU.  The CVB and county officials, including the tax collector, furnish data on a timely basis.  This entity takes a long‐term outlook on Tourism by hiring summer interns. Candidates must submit and present a handwritten, 3-page minimum, essay based upon research performed on a local tourism subject assigned by the Yazoo County CVB.

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Summer Blast

The City of Yazoo City presents Summer Blast July 3 – July 4, 2015 Cool Jams on a Hot Night Friday, July 3rd, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex 500 W 15th Street, Yazoo City The Melodic Sounds of Henry Rhodes & the Mo Money Band Sensational Pop Band “Chill” DJ “Lock Em’ Down” Class Reunion Parade Saturday, July 4th, 10:30am Main Street, Yazoo City Floats, Cars & Memories Reunite with Classes from 1944-2015 Download Registration Form to Participate Summer Sparks Saturday, July 4th, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex Enjoy the slow burn with DJ Hook House of Cards Band Fireworks Show Saturday, July 4th During the Summer Sparks Concert An event you don’t want to miss! Various vendors will be on site at each event, so be prepared for food, fun, drinks, and sweet treats! This is a weekend that no one will want to miss. Come out, enjoy and prepare

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Free Blues and BBQ at the Blue Front Cafe

Blues & BBQ at Unwind After 5 at the Blue Front Cafe The Bentonia Blues Festival related events kicked off early this year. The live music, food and more inside the Blue Front Cafe started Sunday night, June 14th, and has been going strong ever night since. In keeping with our tradition, the Yazoo County CVB is sponsoring tonight’s Blues and BBQ event, or what we like to call “Unwind After 5” at the Blue Front Cafe. The evening will feature live music by Deeb’s Blues of Canton, Mississippi, as well as others who will join in and jam along in the oldest juke joint still in daily operation in the state of Mississippi. Our sponsored free BBQ will start at 6pm and will last until it’s gone. Get there early! Of course, the free live blues will continue through the night leading up to tomorrow’s festival. Many have asked about

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Gospel Explosion

Gospel Explosion 2017 Sunday, May 28, 2017 4:30 pm Live Gospel Music at the New Zion Multi-Purpose Center 630 East 12th Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Tickets $15.00 in advance $20.00 at the door For more information, call 662.571.2269 Featuring: Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites – Lake City, SC Roy & Revelation – Hopkins, SC Darryl Pettis & Take Two – Memphis, TN Pastor Douglas Noel & Friends – Hazelhurst, MS Kaiser Singers – Yazoo City, MS Sensational Chosen Voices – Raymond, MS  Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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