(The following is a press release from Forrest General Hospital.)
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (February 26, 2020) At this year’s Spirit of Women Spring Event, Seasons of the Heart, Lacey Chabert, a native of Purvis, will be the keynote speaker. Spirit of Women will also announce the recipients of the 15th Annual Spirit in Action Awards.
The event will take place on Thursday, April 9, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center at 10 a.m.
Lacey can currently be seen in the hit Hallmark Movies & Mysteries feature film series, Crossword Mysteries, and was seen this holiday season in the Hallmark feature film, Christmas in Rome. She is best known for her role as ‘Claudia’ on the Golden Globe Award-winning FOX television series, Party of Five, as well as for her iconic role in the hit film, Mean Girls. Her other feature credits include Pride, Prejudice & Mistletoe, A Royal Christmas, A Wish for Christmas, All of My Heart, A Christmas Melody with Mariah Carey, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Daddy Day Care, What if God were The Sun opposite Gena Rowlands, and Christian Mingle. She is based in Los Angeles.
Spirit of Women will also use this time to announce the winners of the 2020 Spirit in Action Awards, honoring Pine Belt residents for their work in making their community a healthier, safer and more inspirational place to live. Nominations for this year are still being accepted and are open to both men and women, ages 35 and older. Nominations must be received by March 13. For a full list of guidelines and nomination forms, visit forrestgeneral.com/spiritinaction.
Tickets for the event go on sale for Spirit of Women Members on Wednesday, March 4. Wednesday & Thursday ticket sales are available to ONLY SOW members for $55. The SOW phone line will be open for phone orders on those two days. On Friday, March 6 – if there are still tickets available – sales will open to the general public at a cost of $65. To purchase tickets, visit forrestgeneral.com/springevent or call Spirit of Women at (601) 288-4968 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.