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Yazoo City July 4th Celebration

The City of Yazoo City presents three events celebrating Yazoo and the July 4th holiday! Friday, July 3, 2015 Motown Oldies Concert Featuring Henry Rhodes and the Mo Money Band at 8 pm on the grounds of the Triangle Cultural Center in downtown Yazoo City Saturday, July 4, 2015 Class Reunion Parade Time: 10:30am Classes from 1940 to 2015 from all Yazoo County Schools may participate (submit entry form on left to kwilliams@yazoocityms.us or by fax to 662-746-6506). Parade will travel through downtown Yazoo City on historic Main Street! Light Up the Night Fireworks Show Time: TBA House of Cards Band and DJ Hook at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex   Events sponsored by the City of Yazoo City, the Yazoo County CVB, and other local businesses and organizations. For more information or questions regarding the parade line-up, please call the City of Yazoo City at 662-746-3211.   Be sure to

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The Moving Wall

The Moving Wall Comes to Yazoo! The Moving Wall will be open to the public 24 hours a day from October 29 to November 2, 2015. Location: Intersection of Hwy 49 and SR 149 in Yazoo City 1490 E Broadway Yazoo City, MS 39194   THE MOVING WALL “The Moving Wall” is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for thirty plus years. When John Devitt attended the 1982 dedication in Washington, he felt the positive power of the “The Wall.” He vowed to share that experience with those who did not have the opportunity to go to Washington. John, Norris Shears, Gerry Haver, and other Vietnam veteran volunteers built The Moving Wall. It went on display for the first time in Tyler Texas in October 1984. Two structures of The Moving Wall now travel the USA from April through November,

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Panther Swamp NWR Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

5th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo hosted by Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, May 20, 2017 What a great time of year to get outside with the kids and fish! It’s the 5th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo. Grab your kids 15 and under then head out to Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event is free of charge. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults may assist the children but are not allowed to fish until after the event closes at 1 pm. USFWS will stock the Headquarters Pond with catfish for the event. Registration begins at 9 am. Children can choose to participate in BB and Bow Shoot Activities or fish in the stocked pond. Fishing poles and bait will be provided. All children will receive a prize. Many thanks to our volunteers, community sponsors, and partners who make this

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Men’s Super Conference 2015 Brings Over 700 Men and Boys to Yazoo City

Men’s Super Conference 2015 The Mississippi Baptist Laymen’s Movement Auxillary of the General Missionary Baptist State Convention presented the Men’s Super Conference 2015 in Yazoo City, Mississippi on Saturday, March 28th with an attendance of over 700! The event, which included interactive classes for boys and men, a Bible Bowl, Sword Drill and Youth Seminar, took place at the McCoy Elementary School in Yazoo City. We are so grateful to the organizers of this event for choosing Yazoo County, Mississippi, to hold this tremendous event. For more information, please visit www.gmbsc.org Sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB through the Event Sponsorship Program

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Screening of “Yazoo Revisted: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” by David Rae Morris

Screening of “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” in Yazoo City David Rae Morris will show his documentary film “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” in the auditorium of the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th, 2015, at  12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm. DETAILS: Screening of “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” Date: Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th, 2015, at 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm Admission: $5 Where: Triangle Cultural Center, 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, 39194 “Yazoo Revisited” was the winner of “Most Tranformative Film” at the 2015 Crossroads Film Festival. More about the film: “Yazoo Revisited” examines the history of race relations and the 1970 integration of the public schools in Yazoo City, Mississippi, the hometown of the late author Willie Morris, the

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Delta Jewels Community Gathering

Award-winning photographer and photo editor Alysia Burton Steele will be in Yazoo City on Thursday, April 30, 2015, for a presentation of her book Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom from 5 pm to 7 pm. A Delta Jewels Community Gathering in Yazoo City Presentation includes: Book reading & signing Q&A period Meet & greet church elders from the book Audio presentation Refreshments For more information, contact KK Hill at the Triangle Cultural Center – 662-746-2273 Ms. Steele is the author of the forthcoming book, Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom, which is a collection of photographs of and oral histories about African American church mothers from the Mississippi Delta. The book is scheduled for international release on April 7. For more information, visit http://www.alysiaburton.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/deltajewelswisdom.  

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Yazoo Day 2015

Make your plans now to attend the 2015 Yazoo Day July 3 – 5, 2015 Yazoo Hometowners Club Reunion Presented by the Yazoo Hometowners Club – Chicago Chapter Please visit the Yazoo Day 2015 group page on Facebook Order your ticket online: http://yazooday2015banquet.subscribemenow.com OR Purchase in Person: (See Juanita Lear, Sheila Trimm, or any Yazoo Hometowners Club Member for details) Tickets are selling – Secure your spot today! MEET & GREET/REGISTRATION Friday, July 3, 2015 3:00PM – 12:00AM Primo Special Event Center 738 E 12th street Yazoo City, MS 39194 Complimentary Light Refreshments “While They Last” RECOGNITION BANQUET Saturday, July 4, 2015 Reception 6:00 PM Banquet / Recognition Awards Dinner 7:00 PM Ticket Cost: $50.00 Yvonne McCoy Elementary School Cafetoria 1835 School Drive Yazoo City, MS **WHITE ATTIRE OPTIONAL** FAREWELL GATHERING & PICNIC Sunday, July 5, 2015 3:00 PM New Zion Multi-Purpose Center 630 East 12th Street Yazoo City, MS

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Yazoo County Area Job Fair

Looking for a JOB? Make your plans now to attend the 15th Annual Yazoo County Area Job Fair Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 This event is FREE and open to the public. For additional information or help with your resume, contact your local WIN Job Center. For locations, visit online at mdes.ms.gov For a list of employers who will be present, visit Yazoo County Area Job Fair 2017. Yazoo County Area Job Fair Set for May 9, 2017 Yazoo County partners to connect employers with employees YAZOO CITY, MS – If you are looking for a job, you should attend the Yazoo County Area Job Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the National Guard Armory, 2201 Gordon Ave, Yazoo City. This job fair will provide you with access to employers

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Meet Miss Mississippi

All girls up to 12th grade are welcome to Meet Miss Mississippi Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray Friday, March 27th 4pm to 5pm – Tea Party with Miss Mississippi Girls up to 6th Grade FREE Must RSVP In Office or Online at www.fbcyazoo.org Saturday, March 28th 9am to 10:15pm Breakfast with Miss Mississippi All girls 7th Grade through 12th Grade FREE Must RSVP in the Office or Online at www.fbcyazoo.org In-Office Registration available at First Baptist Church in Yazoo City 328 Grand Avenue 662-746-2471

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Redeeming Grace Women’s Conference

Don’t miss the Redeeming Grace Women’s Conference 2 Corinthians 12:9 Reflecting His Glory at the First Baptist Church in Yazoo City March 27th at 6:30pm and March 28th from 9am – 12pm Speaking by True Vine Ministry’s Andrea Lennon Worship by Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray Tickets are $25 Register online at www.fbcyazoo.org or At the FBC Office 328 Grand Ave Yazoo City, Mississippi 662-746-2471

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