Last Saturday, February 23, 2013, Mississippi Seafood was proud to be a part of a cook-off to benefit the victims and volunteers of the Hattiesburg tornadoes. The community is still organizing benefit events around the area, including the USM Hattiesburg Music & Art Dept. Benefit held at the Eastbank Pub this weekend, March 2, 2013 and March 3, 2013 starting at 2:30 PM.
Declared a federal disaster, the Hattiesburg tornadoes damaged more than 800 homes in the southern region of the state and destroyed parts of the University of Southern Mississippi (including the arts and music department buildings on February 10. President Obama has ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts.
Eastbank Pub will host the event, featuring music, food, a silent auction, and raffles. The event is family-friendly, as many activities will be held outside the pub. If you’re free March 2-3,2013, come out and show your support for Hattiesburg and the University of Southern Mississippi’s art and music departments.
Sun Herald – http://www.sunherald.com/2013/02/21/4483251/pascagoula-pub-plans-benefit-for.html
USM.edu – https://www.usm.edu/news/article/eastbank-pub-host-benefit-southern-miss-art-music-programs-march-2-3