GumTree event to honor Blakey's legacy today

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – The GumTree Museum of Art will host “Remembering Julia,” a fundraising event in honor of the late Julia Blakey.
It will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, and proceeds will benefit the museum and Salvation Army’s Empty Bowls program.
Among her many community activities, Blakey was the originator of Empty Bowls. She also was a past chairwoman of the museum.
The cost is $25. Finger foods and warm beverages will be served. Call (662) 844-2787.