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Events & Calendar



The C.E. Oatis, Jr. Building is a venue for social, cultural and educational outlets of the Meridian community.

Featured Events

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CALENDAR


AUGUST 2014
Heritage Brunch II
Saturday, August 30, 2014, 9:00AM
The Council will host the annual Heritage Brunch fundraiser for the Merdiainite picnic.



Mayor Percy Bland
APRIL 2014
Council of Organizations Hours
All Month
The Council will be open Fridays from 3-6/Saturdays 11-1

Souvenir Journal Deadline

Saturday, April 12
Money, Ads, Picutures due for National Council of Meridianites, Inc. 48th Annual Convention & Picnic Souvenir Journal DUE

MAY 2014


JUNE 2014

48th Annual National Council of Meridianites, Inc. Picnic and Convention
June 25-28

Open House - Ministerial Blessing of 48th Annual Convention and Picnic

Wednesday Night, June 25, 6pm - 8pm, at C. E. Otis Jr./Council of Organizations building
Hosted by: Mr. Richard and Dr. Ceatrice Kelly
Ministers: Pastor LaBaron Hedgemon, Pastor Debra Brewer, Pastor Scotty Cole, & Father Frank Cosgrove

Other appearances: St. Joseph Catholic Church Praise Team, Queen Bees Dance Team, Good Shepherd Ministries Choir, & Macedonia Baptist Church Praise Team.
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Free and open to public

Elder LaBaron Hedgemon Father Cosgrove Pastor Scotty Cole  Apostle Debra Brewer
ElderLaBaron Hedgemon Father Cosgrove Pastor Scotty Cole Apostle Debra Brewer
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Open Mic Night

Thursday, June 26, 5pm to 8p, at C. E. Otis Jr./Council of Organizations building
Hosted by: Poet, Author, and Entertainer - Daniel Vaughn (http://www.iamdanvaughn.com)

17th Annual NCM/JSC Scholarship Luncheon

17th Annual Luncheon Friday, June 27, 1pm, at Council of Organizations (Bus transportation provided from Drury Inn )
Speaker: Honorable Mayor Percy Bland
Live Entertainment
Tickets: $40 - Make checks payable to: NCM/JSC Scholarship Foundation Fund
Contact: Jacqueline Sweetner Caffey Telephone: 702-558-9894


NCM Memorial Service
Friday, June 27, 6pm, at Drury Inn

Hospitality

Friday, June 27, 8pm to 12pm, at Frank Cochran Center
Down Home Blues/Fish Fry
Featuring: Jarekus Singleton


Health Fair

Saturday, June 28, 9AM to 1PM, at Highland Park (Frank Cochran Center)
Mini-educational sessions, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Obesity, Stroke, Breast Health, Kidney Disease, and Men's Health
For more information: Betty Young-Cryer - (601)692-4198 or Gloria McAlpine - (601)479-0725

48th Annual Convention and Picnic

Saturday, June 28, 10AM to 4PM, at Highland Park
* Free additional parking availabe at MCC

Grand Ball - Glitz and Glamour on the Red Carpet (Red Carpet Ceremony)

Saturday Night, June 28, 6PM - 8PM, at the MSU Riley Center
Also music and entertainment at Dumont Plaza, Downtown Meridian

Grand Ball - Glitz and Glamour of the Red Carpet (Grand Ball)
Saturday Night, June 28, 8PM - 12AM, at the MSU Riley Center
Featuring: "Just A Few Cats"
Also music and entertainment at Dumont Plaza, Downtown Meridian

* Additional parking available at Art District Parking Garage
Directions to the Arts District Parking Garage:
- North on 22nd Avenue. Turn left on 8th Street.
- Turn left on 24th Avenue (traffic light).
- Parking garage entrance on left.
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