Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 22, 2009

The Vicksburg Post will publish acts of benevolence by local organizations during the holiday season. Submit items by e-mail (, postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), fax (634-0897), or in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road.

Precious Moments Learning Center

The daycare center has donated 50 fruit baskets for patients at the Vicksburg Convalescent Home.

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About 20 children delivered the baskets Friday. It was the center’s annual gift-giving event.

Vicksburg police and fire departments

The Vicksburg police and fire departments will duke it out in a basketball game. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of West Central Mississippi this holiday season.

The game will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Vicksburg High School gym. Admission is $2 per person.