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Former Gov. Haley Barbor will speak at Operation Shoestring’s annual luncheon and fundraiser Nov. 14.

Former Gov. Haley Barbor will speak at Operation Shoestring’s annual luncheon and fundraiser Nov. 14. Photo by Courtesy Bryant Hawkins

Talking About Community

Operation Shoestring hosts its annual luncheon at the Jackson Convention Complex Nov. 14 (105 E. Pascagoula St., 601-969-0114). Join former Gov. Haley Barbour, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and Rev. Keith Tonkel in an open and honest discussion about ways to better our community. Tickets are $50. For more information, visit operationshoestring.org.

Mississippi HeARTS Against AIDS

The Mississippi HeARTS Against Aids organization asks that artists and donors turn in all submissions for the silent art auction in by Jan. 11. Donors are invited to attend a Donor Appreciation Party that same day at The Cedars in Fondren (4145 Old Canton Road, 601-366-5552). The HeARTS benefit is Feb. 8. To find donor and artist forms and more information, visit mississippihearts.org.

Sharing the Warmth

Help families in need by donating to Atmos Energy's Share the Warmth program, where your money helps support elderly, disabled and low-income families pay their utilities. Jackson Housing Authority is the local energy assistance agency. Call 601-362-0886 or visit 
atmosenergy.com for more information.

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