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Finding Her Calling

It's late in the afternoon, and Lashanda Brumfield is off work from her job as a recreational therapist at Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare. But instead of going home, Brumfield instead goes ...

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Actively Giving Back

In our summer issue of BOOM Jackson magazine (June, July and August 2016), we pulled together a listing of local 5Ks and races this summer that give back to the ...

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New Nutrition Labels: What You Need to Know

If you haven't heard yet, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is redesigning and modernizing nutrition labels. Most food manufacturers are required to use the new label by July 2018. ...

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Get Outside

Many Mississippians may go outside quite often, but as a country, easy access to nature doesn't mean that we're actually experiencing the great outdoors as much as we should. And ...

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Mindfulness Through Art

The idea for the watercolor and mindfulness workshop, Mindful Watercolor Workshop, came about when Dr. Megan Clapton started her solo therapy practice, Mindful Therapy, in October 2015 and felt a ...

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Lending a Helping Hand

United Healthcare Community Plan of Mississippi and the Alcorn State University Extension Program collaborated once again this year to offer people in the community farm-fresh produce to show Mississippians the ...

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Summer Guide 2016

Here are a few quick tips to enjoy your summer in Jackson, whether you want to head outside for some sunshine or stay indoors with great summer treats and cocktails.

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A Weekend of Wildlife

August marks the 30th anniversary of the Mississippi Wildlife Foundation's largest annual fundraiser, the Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza. The event began as a small outdoor event and is now a weekend-long ...

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Keeping Things Simple

When Sarah Gayden Hammond (then Harris), met Andy Hammond at Sneaky Fest at Sneaky Beans in Fondren in August 2011, she was wearing a Raggedy Ann and Andy shirt.

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Does Your Child Have Health Insurance?

Insurance for our children is necessary.

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Reflections on Islamic Heritage Month

The Islamic Heritage Festival is Saturday, April 30.

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Blind Dates With Books

Little Free Libraries are just what the name says—free book exchanges. Folks build a little house, essentially, in their yard. If you have a book to share, you leave one; ...

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Long Live Hal

Malcolm White decided that because he sees his annual parade as a gift to the city, it could also be a way to continue to honor the gift of his ...

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A Tiki-tastic Good Time

Not too long ago, a friend shared an article with me that longed for the resurgence of the in-house cocktail party. Why, it asked, do we always seem to suggest ...

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Love in Cyberspace

Falconh, the Holy Paladin, stood at rest amidst the bodies of the undead he had slain protecting Gallandriana. With his flaming sword by his side, his blue eyes scanned the ...

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