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Forrest General Presents Spirit of Women Events

HATTIESBURG- Forrest General’s Spirit of Women is proud to present a special series of events that will offer attendees the opportunity to renew their focus on the beautiful basics of life, such as music, art, reading and enjoying the comforts of home. These sessions will also remind attendees to keep the basics of their health under control and always a priority! Each session will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club. Lunch will be served.

Session One: “Annie Glass, Pottery, Pewter, Oh My!”

September 8, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

This session will feature guest speakers Tinyke Cooper from A Gallery/Plums along with Catherine Strange and John David Williams, co-authors of the Fearless Entertaining Series. Learn the beautiful basics of serving and entertaining pieces in your home, including everything from silver to Vietri! Guests will learn how to introduce tradition yet enjoy versatility in their own home. Whether you have entertained for years, want to learn ideas to share with your family or are new at entertaining, this session is for you!

Session Two: “The Beauty of Art”

October 20, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

In this session, special guest George Bassi of the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art will discuss knowing the beautiful basics of art and how to surround yourself and your home with pieces you love. Whether you have collected art for years, want to learn more about art or introduce someone to art this session is for you.

Session Three: “The Magic of Music”

November 10, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

Join special guests Jay Dean and Mike Lopinto from the University of Southern Mississippi Department of Music, along with a quartet of musicians to learn about the beautiful basics of music and how it moves our soul and makes us dance. Learn what our area has to offer and how using music as a theme can turn your event into one of inspiration.

Session Four: “The Well-Read Home”

January 12, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

Join Donna Davis of the Hattiesburg Library to learn about the beautiful basics of the literary classics from Emily Dickinson to Beatrix Potter. Attendees will learn how to determine the best loved books for you and for your family….adults, teens and children.

Session Five: “Incredible Interiors”

February 9, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

Learn from Ellen McKenzie of McKenzie’s on Main and John David Williams about the basics of home furnishings and antiques, as well as what to look for at auctions!

Session Six: “Garden Gorgeous”

March 9, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

Thomas H. Eaves, Registered Landscape Architect, will offer interesting information on how to keep your garden looking gorgeous year round. Green thumb not required!

Session Seven: “Fashion Forever”

April 13, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

Learn about the newest trends and hottest looks for women of all ages, as well as tips on how to stay fashionably fabulous without breaking the bank from local personality Chalie Ray and Phillip Pitts, owner of Parris Jewelers.

Session Eight: “Travel Talks”

May 11, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Country Club

Details coming soon!

All sessions are $15 for Spirit of Women members and $25 for non-members. Sign up now for all Beautiful Basics events and save! Register at one time for all eight events and only pay for the price of seven, plus receive a FREE Spirit of Women membership! For more information on these sessions, please visit forrestgeneral.com. To register for one or more of these sessions, please call FGH OnCall at 1-800-844-4445.