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First Lady Elee Reeves kicks off pageant week with Mississippi Serves clean-up event

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First Lady Elee Reeves hosted a cleanup effort in downtown Vicksburg as part of “Mississippi Serves – A Day to Volunteer,” a statewide day of service encouraging volunteerism.

Mississippi First Lady Elee Reeves addresses the contestants. Photo by David Day

Mississippi First Lady Elee Reeves addresses the contestants. Photo by David Day

The cleanup effort is a collaboration between First Lady Elee Reeves, Miss Mississippi 2021 Holly Brand, Keep Mississippi Beautiful, and Volunteer Mississippi.

The Miss Mississippi contestants suited up to help clean up litter in the downtown area. Photo by David Day

The Miss Mississippi contestants suited up to help clean up litter in the downtown area. Photo by David Day

In addition to the Miss Mississippi contestants, First Lady Reeves was joined by several volunteers and community leaders, including Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace and Vicksburg Police Sgt. Bobby Jones.

Editors note – this story was updated to correct a last name.

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