Serving a good cause Event aids athletes with disabilties

by Terry L. Jones American Staff Writer Having a disability doesn’t have to mean you can’t shoot hoops like Kobe Bryant or reach that match point like Serena Williams. In Mississippi, people who have to live their lives in wheelchairs aren’t getting...

Splish, Splash at MSD Summer End Bash

Splish, Splash at Mississippi Society for Disabilities Summer End Bash!!! PROMOTING METRO AREA COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT “WE’RE WORKING TOGETHER PROMOTING SPORTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES THROUGHOUT MISSISSIPPI.” WITH YOUR HELP WE CAN CONTINUE TO OFFER INDIVIDUALS WITH...

Hattiesburg Inclusive Tennis Clinic

This event is for athletes (10 years old to adult) who use a wheelchair and those athletes with disabilities who do not. Saturday, August 13, 2011 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tatum Park Tennis Courts 101 Parkway Drive Hattiesburg, MS Bring a racquet and plan to have some fun!...

21st ADA Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, July 23, 2011 10:00a.m.—2:00p.m. Lions-Lopez Park Benachi Avenue, Biloxi Join us for a celebration of 21 years of independence for people with disabilities! Gateprizes Face Painting Wheelchair Softball Refreshments & More Call LIFE of Mississippi at...

MSD and MACE Tennis Clinic

Mississippi Society For Disablities and Metro Area Community Empowerment joined together to sponsor a tennis clinic at the Byram Court House.  Johnny McGinn, President of the Mississippi Wheelchair Tennis Association demonstrated how fun the game can be using sports...

MSD 2011 Events!

We are happy to announce the following event dates: [blockquote]Corporate Sponsor Party – Bulter/Snow – October 20, 2011[/blockquote] [blockquote]Tis the Season Holiday Gala & Auction – December 2, 2011[/blockquote]

Dream Street Summer Camp

Tuesday, May 31 – Saturday, June 4 Mississippi Society For Disabilities is proud of our affiliation with “Dream Street” a summer, sleep-away camp for Children with physical disabilities. The campers will enjoy 5 days and 4 nights packed with fun...

New “Happenings” Around MSD!!!

Great things are happening at MSD in 2011! We are excited to announce a few of the upcoming events and new additions to our staff in 2011. Chairmen for ‘Tis the Season this year: Rick and Emily Dye Rick is an attorney with Butler Snow Law Firm. Chair Elect for...