Mississippi Society of Georgia Happenings

Society Presents Check to Governor Bryant

On Monday, May 4, 2015, representatives from the Mississippi Society of Georgia met with Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and presented a check for $12,000 representing the funds raised from Mississippi Weekend 2014. We are proud to be the only Mississippi Picnic group that sends funds directly back to the state of Mississippi in the form of scholarships. Your participation in the golf tournament and purchasing prize pack tickets contribute directly to this total. Let's make the 2015 check even bigger! (Pictured left to right: David Ely, Kieu-Anh Tran, Gov. Bryant, Gloria Ely)


Save the date! Saturday, Chastain Park 

Mississippi Weekend 2015 is approaching rapidly! Click the calendar to add it to your calendar.

The details are set for the 7th Annual Mississippi in the Park at Chastain Park on . We will have the 3rd Annual Mississippi Celebrity & Alumni Golf Tournament returning to Chapel Hills Golf Course followed by Missisippi Night at the Altanta Braves on . See more information in the Events section.

Purchase Catfish plates, T-shirts, and Braves tickets here.

Sign up for the golf tournament here.

Sign up as a volunteer for the events here.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Buckhead is our official hotel. They have extended a promotional rate for our out of town guests of $109 per night. This rate is available for stays 06/04/15 to 06/07/15 and must be booked before 05/14/15. You may make reservations by phone at 1-888-287-9400 or use the link below or in our sponsors list. Please remember to ask for the Mississippi in the Park Room Block to be identified as part of our group.

Click here to reserve at the special $109 rate!


Fat Tuesday Social a Success

The Mississippi Society of Georgia gathered for a social at Smokebelly BBQ in Buckhead on Tuesday, February 17th. Since most of Georgia does not do Fat Tuesday, it was a perfect time to gather with fellow alumni and other Mississippi friends to show 'em how its done. Cash and canned goods were collected to support Atlanta Community Food Bank. Check out more pictures from the event under the Photos section.


Society to Award $1,000 Scholarship

The Mississippi Society of Georgia is pleased to announce that we will award our $1,000 scholarship for a 5th consecutive year. We will award to a class of 2015 Georgia high school student accepted by a Mississippi college or university. The applications are in and the panel is making their decision. You can check out the previous winnners on the Scholarship section of this website. We will announce our 2015 winner at the picnic.


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.