CLARKSDALE: Jonestown Family Center blues fundraiser

Clarksdale’s Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley, Clarksdale, MS) will host  “Wearin’ the Green and Singin’ the Blues” to raise funds for the Jonestown Family Center on Thursday,  March 15th,8 p.m. with area blues bands performing throughout the evening. Jonestown Family Center operates a full-day Montessori pre-school, atoddler play group, anafter-school tutoring and enrichment program, a parenting program, and afitness and health club. “Our mission is to increase educational andwellnessopportunities for people in Jonestown and the surrounding area”, saidSister Teresa Shields, Director. The Center was included in PEOPLEMagazine recently focusing on their proactive events to deal with healthissues common to the Mississippi Delta.

     Music will be providedby the Stan Street Hambone Band, and many area blues favorites. Ticketsfor the event are $10in advance and are available at the Historic Greyhound Bus Station indowntown Clarksdale and from Jonestown Family Center Board members. 

Tickets will be $15 at the door.  For more information call  the Family Center at 662-358-4335. Sister Teresa Shields adds, “We invite everyone to come out to hear some good music and celebrate an early St. Patrick’s Day!