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Eureka Arts Federated Club’s Founders’ Day Program

The Prentiss Headlight / Established 89 years ago in Prentiss, the Eureka Arts Federated Club continues to grow. At this year’s Founder’s Day program, Club president Jeanne Polk led the induction of three new members:  (l. to r.) Queen Ester Sutton, Minnie Magee, and Maxie Laird. 

The Prentiss Headlight / Established 89 years ago in Prentiss, the Eureka Arts Federated Club continues to grow. At this year’s Founder’s Day program, Club president Jeanne Polk led the induction of three new members:  (l. to r.) Queen Ester Sutton, Minnie Magee, and Maxie Laird. 

Eureka Arts Federated Club presented its Founders’ Day/Black History Program on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Lucas Tabernacle Church of Christ Holiness (USA) in Lucas, MS. The club also recognized new members to the adult chapter and members to the newly established youth chapter. The program was well attended with club members and guests from the community at large. Eureka Arts saluted community black businesses for their outstanding services to Jefferson Davis County and surrounding areas.

The program included songs, readings, and presentation from its members. An induction ceremony was done for new members, Maxie Laird, Queen Sutton, and Minnie Magee. Marcus Ross, Jr. was also recognized from the youth group for his attendance. The group was entertained by members of the Zion Community Church of God Inspirational Choir. Refreshments were served with the club’s motto in mind—“Lifting As We Climb”.

The Prentiss Headlight / Eureka Arts Women recognized Prentiss business owners Margia Burkhalter, of SONGS Flea Market on Hwy 184, and Joephuse Laird, of Laird Mortuary, at their Founder’s Day and Black History program

The Prentiss Headlight / Eureka Arts Women recognized Prentiss business owners Margia Burkhalter, of SONGS Flea Market on Hwy 184, and Joephuse Laird, of Laird Mortuary, at their Founder’s Day and Black History program

The Prentiss Headlight / Joining parents who are signing their middle- and high schoolers to the Eureka Arts new Youth Auxiliary is Mary Gardner, who brought her son Marcus Ross, to participate in the Club’s Founder’s Day program. 

The Prentiss Headlight / Joining parents who are signing their middle- and high schoolers to the Eureka Arts new Youth Auxiliary is Mary Gardner, who brought her son Marcus Ross, to participate in the Club’s Founder’s Day program.