September 21, 2014  

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Children’s Center at Southern Miss Holding Special Fundraiser

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Thanks to the generosity of Lights Jewelers and Gemologists, The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi is holding “A Sweetheart of a Raffle.” The Grand Prize is an antique-inspired, 18-karat white gold and diamond pendant, valued at $1,950. 

Other great prizes include a football autographed by USM/NFL legendary punter Ray Guy, tickets to the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, limited edition wildlife prints by artists Joe Mac Hudspeth, Jr. and Sam Beibers, a hand-crafted picture frame from Frames of Blessing, gift cards to Bravo/Broad Street/Sal & Mookies, coupons for Shippley’s doughnuts, and more. 

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased on line at www.usm.edu/childrenscenter or by calling The Children’s Center at 601-266-5222. Pictures of the prizes are available on The Children’s Center Facebook page, which is accessible on The Children’s Center website.

The drawing will be held at noon on Feb. 14 at Lights Jewelers in Hattiesburg. Winners need not be present. Proceeds from the event will help fund services provided by The Children’s Center. 

The Children’s Center, a United Way community partner, is a clinical program within the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi that provides transdisciplinary early intervention services for children birth through five years of age with developmental disabilities.