First Lady Reeves calls for cleanup efforts in downtown Vicksburg | Mississippi Politics and Current Affairs
The First Lady of Mississippi is hosting a cleanup effort in downtown Vicksburg in June.
First Lady Elee Reeves announced that a cleanup effort will take place in downtown Vicksburg on June 18e, 2022, as part of a statewide day of service. She also encouraged Mississippians across the state to get involved and find volunteer opportunities in their local communities.
“I am extremely excited to help organize this day of service. Volunteering is essential to improving the lives of others and helping to build a sense of community,” said First Lady Elee Reeves. “Mississipians are charitable, kind-hearted, generous people. I hope Mississippians across the state will join us in finding volunteer opportunities on June 18.e.”
The effort is a collaboration between First Lady Reeves, Miss Mississippi 2021, Ms. Holly Brand, and Keep Mississippi Beautiful, and Volunteer Mississippi.
The day of service will begin at the Vicksburg Convention Center and work to clean up surrounding streets in downtown Vicksburg. The Firs Lady and Holly will be joined by entrants from the 2022 Miss Mississippi Pageant. These women will represent their hometown, city and community.
In recognition of this effort, Governor Tate Reeves declared June 18, 2022 as “Mississippi Serves – A Day to Volunteer” in a proclamation. He encourages all Mississippians to volunteer for service projects across the state on June 18 and to make volunteer service a part of their daily lives.
For those interested in participating in the day of service or to learn more, please contact First Lady Elee Reeves’ Chief of Staff, Ann Beard at [email protected].
Read the full proclamation below:
Mississippi Serves Proclamation by yallpolitics on Scribd