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Living Well In Yalobusha County

Knock Out Your Christmas Shopping At Open House

By Pamela Redwine

The MHV is selling $1 raffle tickets for the beautiful landscape painting, painted and donated by Jo Davis. MHV members will be selling raffle tickets during the Holiday House on Saturday, October 25.  Raffle tickets can also be purchased from any MHV member or at the MSU-Extension Office in Coffeeville, where the painting is on display. The drawing will be held at the November 18th MHV meeting. The winner will be notified.
The Cloverbuds (ages 5-8) and the Yalobusha Buddies (ages 9-18) will meet on Thursday, October 23rd. During this meeting we will have a program on Operation Christmas Child and we will be taking up items for the project.
We will also have a Decorated Pumpkin Con-test. All pumpkins should come to the meeting already decorated (please no carving). Pumpkins will be on display during the Holiday House on October 25.
Grab a couple of friends and join us for a painting class at the Yalobusha County Extension Service on Friday, November 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. You will be painting your initial. All supplies will be provided as well as a light meal. Class is limited to 20 adult participants and the registration fee is $20. Class is filling up fast! So call the extension service to register at  675-2730.
Don’t miss it – this Saturday, October 25th  from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. – The Celebrate the Holidays at the Holiday House.  This is sure to be a great event. This is the big kickoff to our Food for Families Food Drive that we do with WTVA each year – so remember, admission is free, but please bring at least one canned food item per person.  
Allison Coleman has worked really hard and has secured some great vendors for this event. Make sure to bring your Christmas gift list and knock out some of your holiday shopping. There will be concessions all day as well and we have planned five wonderful holiday demonstrations by some of the county’s most talented citizens


The United Y.C. Mississippi Homemaker Volunteer Club members are selling chances on a beautiful oil landscape painting, which was painted by club president Jo Davis. The painting is 18×24 oil on canvas in a gold frame. The landscape is of an early fall. Chances are $1 each and can be purchased from the MSU-Extension Office in Coffeeville or any club member. All proceeds will go to help with MHV projects.  The drawing  will be Tuesday, Nov. 18. Tickets can also be purchased Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Holiday House Sponsored by The MSU-Extension Service – Yalobusha County and the Coffeeville Chamber of Commerce.

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