Jackson County

Mississippi Business Women/Gulf Coast meet, plan Christmas dinner

Mississippi Business Women/Gulf Coast met at Ross' Garden Shop in Ocean Springs. The group will hold a Christmas dinner at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at McElroy's in Ocean Springs, with Youth Court Judge Sharon Sigalas and Frances Allsup, program coordinator of CASA of Jackson County, as guests. Club members are shopping for children served by CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). Members discussed an option to change the club name to clarify who may join the club. MBW is open to all women, employed, retired or unemployed. The group's mission is to motivate and encourage women in business, school or other stages in life. The group also offers scholarships to nontraditional working women. Details: Theresa Johnson at 238-1529. From left, President Linda Kletecka, Mary Lee Terry, Gail Mollring, Mary Gillies, Vicki Ross, Ellen Barnes, Karen Coleman and Jackie Castro-Cooper.