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J The WoodvillJ Republican, Thursday, November 19, 2015 Jim 5enblatt Receives National Associatiotn Honor Page 3 ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. John Tobias ate of Wilkinson County of Centreville announce High School. He is a mem- the engagement and ap- ber of the First Pentecostal proching marriage of their Church in Woodville. daughter, Farrah Ross, to Wedding vows will be ex- Damien Lanus, son of Ms. changed by the couple in a Angelic McMorris and Mr. four o'clock ceremony on and Mrs. Curtis Lanus, Sr., Saturday, the twenty-first of Woodville. of November, at the Wilkin- Miss Ross is a graduate of son County Park, 3200 Hwy. Amite County High School. 61 North, Woodville. A re- She is a member of the Mt. ception will immediately Zion CME Church in Cent- follow. Through this medi- reville, urn, family and friends are Mr. Lanus is a gradu- cordially invitedto attend. AT OPPOSITE ENDS Open Tuesday thru Friday I0-2 JOIN US FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER BUFFET I~RIDAY~ NOV~ ~-0~-1,1:-1 Turkey & Dressing, Sides, Desserts, Tea or Lemonade $ 1 $.99 (Full Menu AIsoAvailaH) ForThanksgiving Holidays we will close Nov. 23-27 Re-Open Tuesday, Dec. 1, lo-2 651 Main Street Woodville 888-4900 The Association of Ameri- can Law Schools (AALS) has selected Dean Emeritus Jim Rosenblatt as the recipi- ent of the 2016 Deborah L. Rhode Award for his invest- ment and commitment to pro bono work and public in- terest programs. "I am hon- ored to receive this award," said Rosenblatt. "I hope to use it to celebrate all those who contribute to MC Law's public service and pro bono work that resulted in this recognition. The contribu- tors are many and their con- tributions are generous and valuable." Due to Dean Rosenblatt's sustained, impacting record of public service work, the AA]_~ Selection Commit- tee chose him from an im- pressive pool of candidates. During his time as MC Law Dean, Rosenblatt cre- ated initiatives for students involved in public interest work, and fostered an over- arching culture of service. The former dean also sought out methods to as- sist the city's underprivi- leged communities, which resulted in the development of the Mission First Legal Aid Office. Rosenblatt says the Legal Aid Office is "at the heart of the award." He attributes its success to in- vested, diligent leadership. "This office is the embodi- ment of the vision of promi- nent Jackson attorney the late Joe Jack Hurst and John and Anne Lewis who breathed life into the con- cept of a Legal Aid office through their generous sup- pert and encouragement," he said. "The founding and long-serving Director Patti Gandy has given of her lead- ership, experience and com- passion to this work and has introduced countless MC Law students to the concept Justice William L. Waller, Jr. "I-It [Waller] offered his personal support to the proj- ect as well as attorneys Hal Miller and Doug Gunn and Dean Mary Miller and Pro- fessor Shirley Kennedy." The Dean Emeritus notes that support of this community outreach." Rosenblatt also oversaw the creation of programs and law centers~ utilized to in- QUILT WINNER AT ANNUAL HOMEMAKER BA- struct students in the areas ZAAR -- Kitty Whetstone of Woodville is shown of pro bono work and public service. "Complementing our with the quilt she won at the annual Wilkinson legal aid mission has been our County Homemakers Bazaar which was held at the Public Service Law Center, J.R. Hamilton Extension Service building in Wood- led by Professor Meta Cope- ville. The event was held on Thursday, November land and with the involve- ment of Dean John Brown," 5. Featured at the event were handmade crafts in- he said. "A range of projects cluding pine needle baskets, pottery, soaps, bread, and initiatives ranging from jelly, and hand-sewn and painted items. Delicious ftrst-yearpr6bonofellowships taco souP arid jambalaya dinners were served. -- to a Loan Repayment Assis- Photo Submitted tance Program for graduates engaged in pro bono work are overseen and encouraged Woodville Minister's Alliance by this Center." Rosenblatt is hopeful that such programs Community Thanksgi in Service will encourage students to v.n,, pursue avenues of outreach after they finish law school. The Woodville Minister's be held at the Woodville "We hope that this exposure Alliance is inviting the gen- Baptist Church on Sunday, to pro bono work as a law stu- eral public to attend the November 22, beginning at dent commits our graduates group's annual Community 6 p.m. to a lifetime of contributing to Thanksgiving Service. %Ve hope to see you there," the pro bono mission of their This special service will said alliance members. community" Rosenblatt will be pre- seated with the Deborah L. SMCC Announces Winter Rhode Award at the AALS Session 2015, Dec. 21 - Jan. 8 of caring concern for those Pro Bono and Public Service who so need legal assistance Opportunities Section Pro- but who cannot afford it." gram at the AALS Annual Rosenblatt also credits Chief Meeting in New York on Fri- day, January 8, 2015. Dean Emeritus Jim Rosenblatt joined MC Law in 2003 and was its dean for 11 years before moving to the faculty in August, 2014. He is a graduate of Cor- nell Law School and served Mission First Executive, Di- worldwide in The Judge Southwest Mississippi Community College does Community College in not discriminate on the Summit is announcing basis of race, color, ha- the following course st-tional origin, age, sex, lections for the Winter religion, or disability in Session 2015 which will its programs, activities be held December 21, or employment practic- 2015, through January 8,es. 2016. The following persons English Composition have been designated College Algebra to handle inquiries and Social Sciences grievances regarding rector Lee Thigpe.n's:!eader- Advocater~ General's Corps shipha&supported,thal:~gat ~Army) fo~0 years.He4s a Humanities~, ;' ..... the non-discriminatio~ Aid Office on an operational nhtive'0f Wilkinson County ': .... Courses by reqiiest!!! policies: MrS: ' Rhonda level. Additionally, he said,and the son of the late Nan-Go to Gibson, Director of Dis- "Numerous attorneys have cy and Bill Rosenblatt of the admissions and apply for ability Support Services, contributed their time and Fort Adams community, admissions. Then contact 601-276-3885; Dr. Bill expertise to providing pro- the Academic Counsel- Ashley, Vice President for fessional legal advice and ors at 601.276.2005 for Student Affairs and Title representation in a selfless Jr, Irwin Russell Club scheduling. All tuition IX Coordinator and Di- manner. Dean Wendy Scott November Meeting Held and fees must be paid by rector of Athletics, 601- December 16, 2015. 276-3717, 1156 College has continued MC Law's At South Of The Border Southwest Mississippi Dr., Summit, MS 39666. 67 Hwy. 61 Woodville 601-431-0588 Premier Ph;sica] Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewh Whetstone, DPT EYE SPECIALISTS OF LOUISIANA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL HOURS BEGINNING JANUARY 2015 FOR W Ikinson County Calendar Of Events To add events call 601-888-4293 or email by noon Friday JAMES J. HOTH, MD Ophthalmologist TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE EYE Including Cataracts, Glaucoma and Lasik Evaluations WHITAKER EYE CLINIC 625 MAIN STREET WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI Monday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For Appointments Call: 1-800-222-3908 or 601-888-6868 MEDIcARE~MEDICAID~PRIvATE INSURANCE WELCOMED The Junior Irwin Rus- sell Club met on Friday, November 13, at South of the Border. Hostesses were Mrs. James Falkenheiner, Mrs. John Hewes, Mrs. E. M. Kee, Jr., and Mrs. George Nicholas. Each table was decorated with a vintage hat and fall flowers, setting the perfect atmosphere for a fashion show provided by Katie's Ladies of Natchez. Katie McCarstle and An- gela Gibson dressed some of the club members in the latest fall and holiday fashions. Models included Margery Bennett, Charlsie Jansen, Renee McGraw, Ida Whetstone and Elizabeth Wilkerson. After the fashion show the group enjoyed shrimp salad, fresh fruit and lemon tarts. The club will meet next on Friday, December 11, at the home of Mrs. Wettlin Treppendhal, Jr., for the annual Christmas Book Ex- change. -- Club Reporter for the Sat Nay, November 21 I e(reshmmts Ope late tU Poor Fdz s * We'll be deoked out for the holidays! Please oome e joy your holiday shopping with us! TUES-FRI 9-5, SAT 10-3, CLOSED MONDAY NOVEMBER 11 Veteran's Service Office, Wilkinson County Courthouse, Open Every Wednesday, 8 am-4 pm 11 AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 10:55 am 14 Evening Star BC, Sherry Rowe Benefit Program, 5 pm 14 Wilk. Co. Training School Class of 1966 Meeting, Drusilla Restaurant, Baton Rouge, 1 pm 15 Mt. Olive BC, Annual Church Homecoming, Dr. John W. Honeysucker/speaker, 2 pm 15 New Zion Hill BC, Christian Around The Clock Program, Rev. Tyser Brown, 3 pm 18 AA Meeting, Woedville Municipal Building, 6 pm 22 Singleton Chapel BC, Family & Friends Day, Elsie EarLffeatured guest, noon 23 & 24Nathaniel BC, Centreville, Youth Revival, Rev. Can] Payton, Rev. Derrick Shavers, 6:30 pm 25 AA Meeting, WoodvUle Municipal Building, 6 pm 28 Nathaniel BC, Centrevilie, Musical Extravaganza, All are invited. Pastor Robert L. Scott, 5 pm 29 St. Mark BC, Annual Church Homecoming, Rev. Allen Handy + Handy Mass Choir, 1 pm DECEMBER 0 Hwy. Patrol-Drivers Licenses/IDs, No longer coming to Woodville 1 Mt. Olive BC, Mt. Olive Burial Assoc. Meeting, 4 pm 2 AA Meeting, WoodviUe Municipal Building, 6 pm 2 Veteran's Service Office, Wilkinson County Courthouse, Open Every Wednesday, 8 am-4 pm 5 WCES Cafeteria, United Ministries Of Faith Annual Christmas Gala, $10 Tickets 6 Oak Grove BC, Pastor Reginald L. Jackson's 18th Year Anniversary, Rev. Roosevelt/guest, 2 pm 6 Friends of the Library Christmas Tour, Natchez, 2-5 pm 9 AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm 14 TRIAD-S.A.L.T. Meeting, Wilk. CO. Sheriff's Complex, Hwy. 61 S., 10 am