Spirit of Carey, the William Carey University marching band, will be featured during “10 Years and 10,000 Reasons,” a celebration of recovery following Hurricane Katrina, at the Barksdale Pavilion in Gulfport’s Jones Park on Saturday, August 29.
The celebration and remembrance service will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will feature former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes and several other speakers. A love offering will be collected for Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian humanitarian organization. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic basket or visit food vendors on the grounds for lunch in the park.
For more information, contact Dr. John Kelly, chief administrative officer for the City of Gulfport, at (228) 868-5770.