• 45°

Museum members' artwork spotlighted during annual gala

By Staff
Special to The Star
Dec. 2, 2001
The Meridian Museum of Art will host its annual Membership Gala Saturday.
The gala is a special event that combines the reception for the Museum Members Show with a program that recognizes the people who have helped to build and support the art museum during the past 31 years.
Heder says that this year's program, which will start at 6:45 p.m., will include:
A special ceremony remembering the "Founding Artists" of the museum;
The honoring of the museum's 2001 Volunteer of the Year:
An appearance by former museum director Bill Watkins.
The unveiling of the Museum's 2002 t-shirt, featuring the artwork of Hilburn Womble; and,
A special, one-time-only appearance by the Artist All-Star Band.
The Members Show will include work by more than 50 members, including: Elizabeth Mitchell Pajerski, Jean Loeb, Les Green, Millie Howell, Alex Loeb, LoRita Mitcham, Patricia Kent, Neil Hatten, Mary Jean Springer, Bonnie Busbee, Helen Morrison, John Marshall, BJ Hatten, Louanne Jordan, Sarah Springer, Kate Cherry, Ron Murray, Dana Sollis, Sylvia Follis, Terry Cherry, Bonnie James, Ruth Vinson Irwin, Brook Sullivan, Dot Pugh, Pauline Tooman, Charlie Muoz, Kaye Kiker, Shayne Garrett, Linda Muoz, Larry Van Dyke, Martha Lewis, W.C. Porter, Sharon Sheridan, Rhonda Denton, Joey Horne, Lila Thomas, Cornelia Mitchell, Mildred Keen, Sandar Plummer, Catherine Cresswell, Pat Sanders, Peggy Billups, Betty Trest, Lisa Carruth, Sarah Ellen Riley, Carla Horne, Barbara Wells and Jan Trest
Live music for the event will be provided by the multi-talented Terry Cherry, and refreshments will be served. The Membership Gala is open to the public, and there is no charge. The museum is located at 625 25th Avenue in downtown Meridian. Regular hours are 1-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. For more information, call 693-1501.

Franklin County

Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association names Cattleman of Year at annual meeting

Franklin County

Farmers market offers vouchers for those 60-plus

Franklin County

Vaccine distribution begins in Franklin County 

Franklin County

County adopts collaborative action plan for hazard mitigation

Franklin County

Commissioners explain split vote regarding county engineer’s contract renewal

Franklin County

Ashlyn & Austin James – Aug. 1, 2020

Features

Local florists offer tips for wedding beauty in blooms

Franklin County

Virtual limitations brings new innovation in 4-H 

Franklin County

Officials urge safety during winter weather

Franklin County

Vaccine distribution widens

Franklin County

Franklin County sees fewer students choose virtual

Franklin County

First Metro Bank hosts fundraiser for FAME Ranch 

Franklin County

Franklin County Tournament Champions

Franklin County

ADPH expands vaccine distribution

News

Russellville Fire Department presents annual awards

Franklin County

Tiffin Motorhomes sells to THOR Industries

News

306 Barbecue plans for Russellville location

News

RCS returns to school with increased in-person numbers

Franklin County

DHR seeks foster parents

Franklin County

ADPH pleas for halt to COVID vaccine phone calls

Franklin County

Frog Pond resident Steve Trash opens Alabama Academy of Magic 

News

New restaurant opens in former Taylor’s location

News

City adds to property on Highway 24

Franklin County

Commission looks to hire assistant engineer

x