NAMI Vicksburg Upcoming November/December 2018 Events
Hi Everyone –
With the holidays approaching, please mark your calendars for the following upcoming NAMI Vicksburg events for Nov. and Dec.
November 6: First Tuesday Family Support Group, 6 p.m., Merit River Region West Conference Rm., 1111 N. Frontage Rd. Info: 601-218-0843
November 7: First Wednesday Connection Recovery Group, 4:30 p.m., Merit River Region West Conference Rm. Info: 601-529-4677.
November 10: NAMIWalks for Mental Health, MS State Capitol (400 High St.) – Check-in: 8 a.m.; WALK: 9 a.m. Annual NAMI Walk & Wellness Festival to raise awareness and funds to maintain our statewide free mental health education programs and support services. You can register online at www.namiwalks.org/mississippi and click on the Vicksburg Affiliate to join our Vicksburg Volunteers WALK Team or form your own team and help us raise funds for NAMI’s work. Other fun activities at the WALK will include a Zumba Warmup, a T-shirt contest, vendor display tables, wellness resources, snacks, and a Kids’ Corner. If you are unable to attend or walk, you can still register as a Virtual Walker online and click on the Vicksburg Affiliate to support our team. Hope to see you at this great event!
November 14: W.C. Outreach Birthday Party, 2 p.m. To help with party, contact Mary Pope at 601-437-3156.
November 19: Family-to-Family Class graduation.
November 27: CIT Meeting (Core Group of decision makers to work out details.), 1 p.m.
December 1: Vicksburg Christmas Parade – “A Dr. Seuss Christmas”– 5 p.m. The Vicksburg Volunteers Walking Unit and Friends of NAMI will participate. Everyone is invited to join us as we walk to raise awareness of the importance of Mental Health to everyone. RSVP to 601-218-0843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to walk with us for this event. More specific details will be sent out later.
December 4: First Tuesday Family Support Group, 6 p.m., Merit River Region West Conference Rm.
December 5: First Wednesday Connection Recovery Group, 4:30 p.m., Merit River Region West Conference Rm.
December 6: Christmas Party with Carols & Special Guests, 6 p.m. Everyone is invited. More details to follow as plans are finalized.
We invite you to become an active part of NAMI Vicksburg as we provide our signature mental health classes, support groups, and resource materials; raise awareness of the need for Crisis Intervention Teams and Mental Health Courts; and advocate for improved and more easily accessible community mental health services across our state. In all of these ways, NAMI acts to fulfill its mission of improving the lives of individuals living with mental illness and their families. Come join us!
NAMI Vicksburg-Warren County
601-630-9470 / 601-218-0843 c.