Helping Mississippi’s long term care residents stay connected and hopeful during the pandemic.

MDB Behavioral Health Services has generated a giving hope supply drive. Their mission is to help residents in long term care facilities across Mississippi stay connected and hopeful while restricted from visitors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen and learn how to help!  

Finding calm with the Chronicles of Pondlandia

Pondlandia is a ‘made-up’ name for a small pond where Janne Patterson Swearengen walks daily. To bring the outside to those safely sheltered inside, Janne started chronicling her walks on video. Today, long-term care facilities and everyday Mississippians are enjoying the quiet and calm, and meeting the residents of Pondlandia: domestic white ducks named Huey … Continue reading “Finding calm with the Chronicles of Pondlandia”

Fashion expert shares how to dress while working from home.

Krystal A. Watson is the founder of Orderly Fashion and knows that you feel good when you look good. Working home isn’t an excuse to stay in drab clothes all day. Your mental health and to-do list will thrive when you make an effort to comb your hair, and put on your favorite lip gloss, … Continue reading “Fashion expert shares how to dress while working from home.”

Give back with a backpack.

Project Impact MS is a non profit organization working to combat education inequity in Mississippi. The registered 501(c)(3) organization works to advance education for many of Mississippi’s most vulnerable children by providing resources necessary for youth to achieve their educational goals, while also working to enhance communities through collaborations with these communities in obtaining resources … Continue reading “Give back with a backpack.”

Jackson siblings work to help the homeless

Tucker  and Macy are making an impact on the greater Jackson / Metro community. Their vision is to provide things to the homeless of Jackson that they need – from water and bug spray to food and t-shirts. Listen as the sibling duo joined Rebecca Turner on The Metro to share more about The Provision Project. … Continue reading “Jackson siblings work to help the homeless”

The Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) is sharing experiments, activities and inside looks at their exhibits through its daily virtual learning

The Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) is keeping up an active online presence despite its doors being closed. The museum is sharing experiments, activities and inside looks at their exhibits through its daily virtual learning program that they broadcast on their Facebook page. MCM is committed to improving the early literacy development of children and is a significant educational resource for the … Continue reading “The Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) is sharing experiments, activities and inside looks at their exhibits through its daily virtual learning”

The Mississippi Aquarium continues to engage and educate while connecting to families online

Although the opening of the new aquarium is delayed, there’s no delay in awesome educational resources and fun things to do on the Aquariums Facebook page and other social media platforms. The aquarium has been actively engaging Mississippians on their Facebook page – from #TriviaTuesday to #FunFactFriday to educational videos that they are posting, there … Continue reading “The Mississippi Aquarium continues to engage and educate while connecting to families online”

Florence family bridges the childcare gap for working parents during coronavirus quarantine.

After officials announced that schools would postpone their return from spring break, to avoid spreading the coronavirus, many working parents were left scrambling for childcare. Tim and Beverly Dear from Florence, Mississippi decided they could help families facing the reality of needing to work, but didn’t have reliable child-care. With a single post on FaceBook, … Continue reading “Florence family bridges the childcare gap for working parents during coronavirus quarantine.”

Mississippi Magic Podcast: Carl Frank’s Mountain

The story of a Mississippian who paved the way for others to achieve their dreams. Plus, it includes a personal story I’ve never shared on air with the audience in over 50 years.   Brought to you by Deviney Equipment, home of the Kubota Dealer with Elite Status for Customer Satisfaction. Spring Deals on Kubota … Continue reading “Mississippi Magic Podcast: Carl Frank’s Mountain”