CAP Center charity luncheon set for Wednesday

Published 9:30 am Monday, January 12, 2015

The Child and Parent Center Inc. has scheduled their annual charity luncheon Wednesday.

The group will be offering red beans and rice dinners from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hinds Community College, multi-purpose building rooms 51 and 53, 755 U.S. Highway 27.

“The meals will also include corn on the cob, bread and a dessert,” said Erma Driver, the executive director of the local CAP Center chapter.

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The cost of the lunch is $10 and take-outs and deliveries will be available.

“We will make deliveries for 10 or more meals,” said Driver, and as in years past the culinary students at HCC will be preparing the lunch, under the leadership of Tim DeRossette.

The deadline for delivery request is Monday.

Proceeds from the meal will go towards CAP center programs, which include CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for children, parent education, mentoring programs and teen pregnancy prevention programs.

“The money will also go towards our annual summer camp we hold in June and a number of community events including Party in the Park,” said Driver.

Tickets for the luncheon are available at the CAP Center, 3527 Manor Dr. Suite F, from board members and by visiting

For more information or a complete list of programs offered at the Vicksburg Child and Parent Center, Inc. call 601-634-0557.


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Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

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