Please check out the Belzoni Banner this week for an announcement that Belzoni was chosen for two nature murals sponsored by Delta Wind Birds along with grants from the Mississippi Arts Commission and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Partnership, Inc. The artists, Julia Reyes from Biloxi and Gavin Bird from Jackson will be at the 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event in Belzoni on December 4. Please stop by to meet the artists at the event and provide your input and suggestions for the murals that will be on the wall of the Jaketown Museum and on the west wall of the Belzoni Firehouse.
The event will start at 5:00pm at Centennial Green with the lighting taking place at 5:30pm.
*This work is funded in part by Delta Wind Birds, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to creating wetlands, fostering ecotourism, and raising awareness of migratory birds and their habitat.
**This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal Agency.
***This work is funded in part by an award from the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Partnership, with funding provided by the National Park Service.