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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Donate

We have commemorative bookmarks, stickers, stationary, and other ephemera related to the projects of the Mount Zion Memorial Fund.  In exchange for donations, we will gladly send you some items from our inventory.

Please make checks payable and mail to:
The Mount Zion Memorial Fund Inc.
P.O. Box 1114
Oxford, MS 38655

The Mount Zion Memorial Fund is a tax deductible 501(c)13 corporation. All donations will be used directly for the placing and upkeep of cemeteries. Thank you.

For more information, contact us at tmoriver@gmail.com.

We also accept donations via debit card, credit card, and Paypal.  Click the 'Donate' button below.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Upcoming Fundraiser

On September 3, 2015, the MZMF is sponsoring a benefit concert to repair and raise the sunken and sullen grave marker of Eugene Powell, aka Sonny Boy Nelson, at the Blind Pig in Oxford, Mississippi.  Local-based musicians Eric Deaton, Davis Coen, and the eminent Tyler Keith will perform at the event.

“Sonny Boy Nelson’s greatness,” Keith asserted, “and his influence owe much to his knowledge of all types of songs from blues to novelty to dance numbers…It’s important to celebrate this tradition. It’s always good to have a place blues nerds, drunken white boys and those seeking some sort of mojo, can get drunk and leave an empty bottle of liquor.”
Special thanks to Rebecca Long Snow at the Local Voice.