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A RAD VIDEO | Color Me Rad 5K Benefits Friends of Children’s Hospital
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Color Me Rad 5K in Jackson, Mississippi is part of the Zippity Doo Dah Weekend in the city’s Fondren neighborhood. Zippity events, including Color Me Rad, benefit Friends of Children’s Hospital which supports Batson Children’s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
Budweiser Clydesdales Visit Batson Children’s Hospital
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Budweiser Clydesdales visit Batson Children’s Hospital just two days before they parade through the streets of Jackson, Mississippi’s Fondren neighborhood in the Zippity Doo Dah Parade. The third annual parade and related activities benefit Friends of Children’s Hospital. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
Ole Miss Football Coach Hugh Freeze Visits Batson Children’s Hospital
Produced by Jim Albritton | Ole Miss Football Coach Hugh Freeze visits patients and staff at Batson Children’s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
2013 Mal’s St. Paddy’s Parade and Festival | Crowded Streets, Packed Floats and a Good Cause
Produced by Jim Albritton | A look at the 31st Annual Mal’s St. Paddy’s Parade and Festival, including the early morning 5K run, the pet and children’s parades and the main event itself, which brought more than 75,000 people to downtown Jackson, Mississipppi. The 5K run, float entry fees and the “City Sweep” that precedes the parade benefit Batson Children’s Hospital. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
Student Coaches Are Essential to Success of Dore Program at Copiah Academy
Produced by Jim Albritton | At Copiah Academy in Gallman, Mississippi students are improving their focus and concentration, reading and writing, balance and coordination and social skills by exercising their cerebellum—the brain’s skill development center—just 10 minutes twice a day. And athletes are benefitting, too, making significant gains in agility and overall performance from the innovative, drug free Dore program in Mississippi. | http://doreusa.com | 601.326.5550
Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2013 | A Day in the Life
Produced by Jim Albritton | The 2013 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon raised $400,754 for Batson Children’s Hospital. Over three days, Jackson stations Y101.7, US 96.3, Mix 98.7 and Jack FM and Vicksburg stations KHits and River 101 broadcast 39 hours of live interviews of current and former patients, parents and staff from the hospital’s lobby. Meridian stations 97 OKK, Kiss 104.1, Q101 and 105.7 The Beat also broadcast from Meridian.
The money raised will be used to buy equipment and fund research and programs to help ensure Mississippi’s only children’s hospital is able to continue to provide the most advanced level of medical care for the state’s children.
To learn more about the hospital or the Mississippi Miracles Radiothon or to make a donation, call 601-984-KIDS (5437) or toll-free 888-681-KIDS (5437). | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
The Official Unofficial Guide | 2013 Mal’s St. Paddy’s Parade & Festival
Produced by Jim Albritton | Details about the grand marshal, theme and the Alabama Shakes and three other groups performing at the post parade Street Dance. The 31st Annual Mal’s St. Paddy’s Parade and Festival is Saturday, March 16, 2013 in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://malsstpaddysparade.com.
Batson 24/7 | Born to Be Wild & Speed Racer
Produced by Jim Albritton | At Batson Children’s Hospital the one constant is time. Morning rounds at 7 a.m. A heliport that never closes. Pediatric ambulances ready at a moment’s notice. Newborns in a minute-by-minute struggle for life. A surgery waiting room where time seemingly stands still. And a staff that constantly tries to separate hours-on from hours-off. These are their stories: Batson 24/7. | http://facebook.com/newsocracy | http://newsocracy.tv
Columbus Air Force Base Leaves a Batson Children’s Hospital Patient on Cloud Nine
Produced by Jim Albritton | Kambree Burton, a patient at Batson Children’s Hospital, was “Pilot for a Day” at Columbus Air Force Base. The Mize, Mississippi girl toured the base, learned how pilots train and was honored at every stop by airmen and staff at the Columbus, Mississippi base. She is the second Batson patient to participate in the day-long program. | http://facebook.com/newsocracy | http://newsocracy.tv
Outdoor Rink Thrills Mississippi Hockey Players
Produced by Jim Albritton | A group of former pro hockey players, northern transplants and a surprisingly large number of homegrown players, used the skating rink at Baptist Heath Systems’ Christmas on Ice event for a few all-too-rare hockey games in Madison, Mississippi. There are no permanent rinks in central Mississippi. Many of these players drive to Olive Branch in north Mississippi or Biloxi on the coast for a chance to practice or play on ice. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
Law Enforcement Agencies Work Together to End Armed Standoff at Palisades Subdivision
Produced by Jim Albritton | Fifty officers and multiple law enforcement agencies worked together on Jan. 5, 2013 to end an armed standoff at the Palisades subdivision on the north shore of the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon, Mississippi without a shot fired. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
Christmas in Canton | Famed Small Town Square Decked Out in Lights
Produced by Jim Albritton | Canton, the “City of Lights,” comes alive each holiday season with attractions and events for young and old alike centered around the central Mississippi town’s historic Courthouse Square. The square has been a film location for many movies, including “A Time to Kill,” “My Dog Skip,” and “O Brother Where Art Thou.” During the holiday season, it’s decked out in more than 200,000 lights. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy