Our 2014 Sponsors:
Hennessy Auto Group logo
Sugaree's Bakery logo McAlister's logo
Colony Capital Management
QSI logo
Leon Goodrum Foundation
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse logo
Asset Preservation Advisors logo
Mississippi State Alumni - Atlanta
Dondi Flemister - Allstate logo
Lazy Magnolia logo
Moncrief Air logo
Hooters Atlanta Mori Luggage & Gifts
Briarcliff Frame Shop
Balvenie Distillery
Turner Magic
Bill & Toni Jernigan
Jimmie Turnage
Susan Yeosock
Clay Peacock
Glover's Flooring logo
Suburban Rentals SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Buckhead logo
Miller Brothers Limited Southern Miss Alumni - Atlanta
Delta State Alumni
William Carey University

Thanks for a Great Mississippi Weekend 2014!

Pictures and Updates to be Posted Soon!

Authors? We got em'

The state that gave birth to such greats as William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and John Grisham keeps on producing and we will have a few on hand at the pincic on Saturday, June 14th! They will be available to sell and autograph their work. Stop by and visit with them all at the picnic!

Golf Club

Few Golf Tournament Slots Remain!

While online registering is closed, we do still have some openings, so head on out to the course and get signed up! The 2nd Annual Alumni & Celebrity Golf Tournament is presented by Hennessy Ford Lincoln of Atlanta. Don't miss a chance to win a new car with a hole in one! Mississippi's own Magnolia Brewing is back and providing the beer! Join us and win some great prizes at the Chapel Hills Golf Club on Friday, June 13th.

Get directions to Chapel Hills Golf Club at 3300 Golf Ridge Blvd., Douglasville, GA 30135 here.

Catfish/Chicken plates to be available at picnic!

This year the plates will once again be cooked up and served by Mississippi's own Penn's! A plate will include 3 pieces of Catfish, 3 pieces of Chicken Tender Nuggets, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, French Fries, Hushpuppies, and Corn Nuggets. We have placed our order, but we will have a limited number available for $20 day of sales. Come on out to the park and join us!

Penn's Catfish logo

Mississippi Society of Georgia Night at the Atlanta Braves

Homer & Q say come on down!

Join us for Mississippi night when the Atlanta Braves face the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, June 13th at 7:30pm. We will have a social in the nice, cool, air conditioned, Hank Aaron room 2 hours before the game. Tickets purchased here get you entrance to the room and include popcorn. Cash bar will also be available. You never know who might stop by! For more details click here. Don't forget that is also a fireworks Friday game, so entertainment for the whole family! Space in the Hank Aaron room is limited, and we have sold out of our allotment!

Sales for the Braves game tickets are complete. See you at the game!

Scholarship for local student to be awarded

motar board and scroll We are happy to announce a 4th year of providing a $1,000 scholarship for a Georgia resident beginning their freshman year at a Mississippi school. The applications are in and the scholarship committee will be announcing a winner at the picnic. Click the image at left or select the Scholarship menu item above to see previous winners.

Make plans now to attend!

SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Buckhead is our official hotel. The promotional rate has expired. You may still make reservations by phone at 1-888-287-9400 or use the link below. Please remember to ask for the Mississippi in the Park Room Block to be identified as part of our group.

St. Patrick's Day Social

A social was held at the Georgia Rib Company on Monday, March 17th. There was a good turn out and lots of cans were brought in to donate to a local food bank. Pictures available here.

Leprechaun hat


Save the date! Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Chastain Park 

We are working on all the details for the 6th annual picnic in Chastain Park. We will have the golf tournament followed by a Braves night on Friday the 13th as they face the Angels. Tickets will be available on this site in the Spring.
Click the image on the left to add it to your calendar!

Have you considered a sponsorship?

If you or someone you know would like more information on becoming a sponsor please contact us by emailing picnic@mssocietyofga.org You can also see sponsorship levels and make contributions on the Donate tab on this site. The Mississippi Society of Georgia is a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are deductible to the full extent of the law.