The annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 10am – 2pm. It is a great event for the entire family. Ryn Laster with the Mississippi Egg Marketing Board stopped by The Metro with Rebecca Turner to talk eggs!
There is nothing better than Mississippi entrepreneurs coming together to give back to a Mississippi cause. And what makes the story even sweeter is the way life intertwined the lives of two ladies to create the sparkly storm raining glitter around the metro. Carlie Hogan, founder of Galexie GLISTER, a luxury glitter gel made in … Continue reading “Get GLISTERED for a Good Cause!”
American Cancer Society to Celebrate Opening of Gertrude C. Ford Hope Lodge with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, March 28 Giving Hope a Home for Hundreds of Cancer Patients Each Year You can learn more about the American Cancer Society’s mission and ways to volunteer by listening below.
Madison, Mississippi is bringing back your neighborhood pharmacy that is locally owned, operated, and invested in the community. Learn more about the Madison natives and a Tennessee transplant that is bringing Brick City Drugs to The Metro.
It is easy to see how starting to run can help you reduce your risk for disease, but that is not how Jeremy Jungling attributes running for saving his life. Jeremy had been an avid runner for years when he started to notice his workouts beginning to change. When his energy levels began to decrease, and … Continue reading “Hear how running saved a Jackson man’s life.”
Crossroads Film Festival celebrates its 20th year this year. To celebrate, they’re doing something new. Hollywood experts are headed to Mississippi to teach master classes on filmmaking, producing, screenwriting to inspire aspiring filmmakers. Learn more about the history of the event, how filmmaking has progressed in Mississippi, and details on the master classes by listening below.
Chances are you hopped into a hot shower within the last 24-hours. However, there are those in Mississippi who go days, weeks, months and sometimes years without the benefits of a regular bath. Teresa Renkenberger discovered a need in the Metro area after befriending Benny, a homeless man in Flowood, Mississippi. In efforts to help … Continue reading “When is the last time you had a shower?”
Statistics have shown that kids who are read to at a young age are more likely to succeed in school. That’s why Families First for Mississippi has partnered with Banner Hall to be a drop-off point in the Jackson metro area for new or gently-used books that will then go toward families throughout Mississippi. For … Continue reading “#MississippiReads: Donate books for kids and get a sweet treat”
Sow Reap Feed is an grassroots organization growing food to fight hunger and food insecurity in Mississippi. Founder, Keith Elliott, stopped by The Metro to share the mission and vision with Rebecca Turner.
On November 12, 2018, the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines. The Guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations about the amount and types of physical activity Americans need to be healthy. In support for the newest … Continue reading “Move Your Way Jxn”
There are more than 4,000 furloughed federal workers in Mississippi and a local foodie group wanted to do something to help them out. The Jackson Foodies are holding a gift card drive – collecting gift cards through Friday, January 25. They’re looking for gift cards in any amount to help furloughed families buy food, groceries, … Continue reading “Jackson Foodies working to help furloughed federal workers”
Suzie Foote stopped by Mary Wieden and You to talk about wellness goals for 2019.