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September 26, 2012 by Gail Gladney Smith (Register to contact)

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A special meeting will be held with the Moss Point High School Class of 1977 on Thursday, October 4, 6:00 PM in the Moss Point Riverfront Recreation Center. One of the evening highlights is a special guest presentation. All classmates, including former officers are encouraged to attend this meeting to hear the exciting plans that are being made for the class. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Gail Gladney Smith (228) 623-XXXX or email *****@gmail.com or *****@gmail.com.

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