Club Calls for Community Support

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The first event is a Ministerial Breakfast, Thursday, June 17 at 7:30 a.m.

"We're asking every church, every faith-based organization to please send someone," said board president Melanie Mitchell.

Officials at the Boys & Girls Club say the events provide the community the opportunity to impact the lives of hundreds of boys and girls in the community.

The second event is the Celebration of Excellence, the organization's only major fundraiser of the year.

It will be held on Tuesday, July 27 at the Frank Cochran Center. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will be the keynote speaker, the event also highlights student accomplishment, volunteers and recognizes community partners.