Local Clubs and Organizations

 

Fine Arts Club of Bruce

Fine Arts Club of Bruce is a women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.  The club, organized and federated in 1938, is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and the Mississippi Federation of Women’s Clubs.  With a membership of 34 ladies ages 18 and up, the group conducts projects and programs in the areas of Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach, and Public Issues.  Projects include co sponsoring, along with other local clubs, the annual Sawmill Festival, Fall Festival, and Spring Easter Egg Hunt, as well as holding its annual Spring Salad Luncheon fundraiser, club fundraisers for the local Daily Bread Food Pantry and the Bruce Forestry Museum, and a bi-annual Bruce Christmas Tour of Homes.  Current President is Becky Wright who can be contacted at 662-983-8836 or beckywright1964@gmail.com


Bruce Fine Arts Juniorettes Club

In 2000, the Fine Arts Club organized the Bruce Fine Arts Juniorettes, a group of 25 high school girls in grades 10-12 at Bruce High School, Calhoun Academy, or locally home schooled.   These girls are dedicated volunteers in their schools and community whose motto is “Let us share a smile as we serve in our community.” Current Juniorette Advisor is Fine Arts Club member Sandra Pope who can be contacted

at 662-983-7478 or rudy@brucetelephone.com


Bruce Rotary Club

The Bruce Rotary Club was founded in 1945 under the umbrella of Rotary International.  The club is made up of business and professional men and women of the B ruce area. Membership is by invitation of a member who proposes the new member and is approved by the club. The Bruce Rotary Club is receptive to new members and welcomes inquiries of potential members.  Rotary is a service organization and the help it provides is both in the local community and worldwide.  The Bruce Rotary Club meets at lunch each Wednesday in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church.  The Code of Ethics of Rotarians is expressed in the form of the 4-Way test. l. Is it true? 2. Is it fair? 3. Will it bring goodwill and better friendship? 4. Will it be beneficial to all concernedThe Twentieth Century Club of Bruce

The Twentieth Century Club of Bruce was formed and federated in 1947.  Members of the General Federation of Women’s Club, Twentieth Century strives to create differences in our community as well our great state of Mississippi.  Meetings are held the third Monday of each month, September through June.


Lions Club

Lions Club was founded in 1917 by businessman Melvin Jones.  Lions Club has always been dedicated to helping those less fortunate in their communities and around the world.
The Lions Club is the World’s largest service club association with 1.3 million men and women members in more than 44, 600 clubs in  200 countries and geographic locations.
Bruce Lions Club was founded in 1957.  Since then the members have followed the Lions Club motto, ‘WE SERVE”.  The Bruce Lions Club Recycles for  Sight by collecting Old Eye Glasses, Provides glasses to the needy, Supports the Sawmill Festival and the Bruce Lions Club Golf Tournament, White Cane Collection which supports the Mississippi Eye Bank, Bruce Forestry  Museum contributor,  Bruce Christmas Parade (2012 will be the 50th  Annual Parade), and urges Awareness of Diabetes.
Bruce Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the Pizza Palace on the Bruce Square starting at 11:30 A.M.

For membership information contact Jerry Janci at 662-412-2029.


Bruce Arts Council

The Bruce Arts Council was formed in 2015 and obtained it’s registration as a  501(c)(3) federally registered non-profit organization in February of 2016. The main purpose and goal of the council is to promote local arts in our community and to stimulate the local arts community through education, events, and the revitalization of the Square Theater on the square in Bruce. The council gives out a scholarship each year to one graduating senior from Bruce High School, works hand in hand with our local Jesse Yancy Memorial Library on events, and many other arts focused causes in our community throughout the year. Current President is Ben Pratt who can be contacted at 662-414-0260 and the mailing address is P.O. Box 1502 Bruce, MS 38915.