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NATIONAL HEAD START AWARENESS MONTH

DeKalb HS-EHS Center welcomes its parents and children to the 2021-2022 school year! Many preparations have taken place to ensure that our children experience an exciting and safe educational setting. For more information, please contact DeKalb HS-EHS Center at 601-743-2607.

KEMPER FLEA MARKET

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 8am-1pm at Bizzy Bee’s. Free vendor setup. Selling anything from food, snow cones, household, crafts, and much more.

THANKSGIVING LUNCH

The fourth Annual Thanksgiving Lunch sponsored by DeKalb Mayor Clark Adams, will be held from noon-until on Saturday, Nov. 20 at the Clark Adams Building in DeKalb Meals can be delivered to senior citizens.

HOLIDAY CLOSURE OF VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE

The Kemper County Veterans Service Office, located at 39 Bell Street, DeKalb, will be closed Nov 22-23, Thanksgiving week. This office will reopen Nov 29. To all our Veterans, wishing you and your families, a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

APPRECIATION DAY AT ST. LUKE P.B. CHURCH

St. Luke P.B. Church in Porterville, MS will be celebrating Dr. Greg and 1st Lady Shirley Watkins with Appreciation Day on November 28, 2021 at 10 a.m. Please come out and help celebrate this joyous occasion. Pastor Patrick Granger will be the guest speaker.

JRMWV PROGRAM

Junior Master Wellness Volunteer Training Recruitment going on now. We are looking for youth 14-18 years old to join us for an exciting volunteer program.

The JrMWV Program is a community health education and volunteer leader training program. Youth will learn about improving health literacy and healthy lifestyle choices and will then go out into their community and become an advocate for a healthier Mississippi! Participants will be expected to give back by completing 24 hours of community service.

Come learn, share, and inspire others to lead a healthy lifestyle. For more information or to sign up call the Kemper County Extension office at 601-743-2837 or send an email to malikah.jones@msstate.edu.

COALITION FOR A HEALTHY KEMPER COUNTY

The Coalition for a Healthy Kemper County was organized to provide educational outreach. The goal is to bring educational awareness of health issues and unhealthy lifestyles that accompany diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, etc. We solicit the help of area leaders, organizations and individuals working together to make a positive impact on the lives of our community members. If you are interested, contact Malikah Jones at the Kemper County Extension office at 601-743-2837 for more information.

TODAY’S MOM

A FREE educational program is being offered to help moms-to-be learn how to make healthier choices for themselves and their baby. Today’s Mom, is comprised of a series of six free lessons that includes: Keep Baby Safe, Food Safety, Pregnancy Concerns, Healthy Choices, Physical Activity, Recipe Testing and Breastfeeding .If you are interesting in this program .Please call Mary Bennamon at the Kemper County Extension office 601-743-2837 to find out about classes or if you have any questions. Email: mlb267@msstate.edu

KEMPER COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES BEAVER CONTROL COST-SHARE PROGRAM

Applications are now being accepted by Kemper County SWCD for the Kemper County Beaver Control Cost-Share Program. The Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission and the Kemper County Board of Supervisors have funded the program to aid non-industrial private landowners in beaver control. For more information or to make application, contact the Kemper County SWCD located in the NRCS Office, USDA Service Center, Daws Building, 197 Hopper Avenue, DeKalb, MS or call 601-743-9588, extension 3.





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