Jackson County residents can add the East Central Shelter on Highway 613 to the list of venue options when planning for special events. The 6200 square foot facility can be rented for $250 per day, which includes use of its kitchen and capacity for around 350 people.
“Community centers are always in high demand,” says District 1 Supervisor Barry Cumbest. “Adding more options makes planning easier for our residents and local organizations – that is what it’s about.”
Reservations for the East Central Emergency Shelter/Community Center can be made by calling 228-762-60443 or 228-588-3373. It is located at 18413 Highway 613, Moss Point, MS.
Jackson County manages 14 other smaller community centers that, depending on size, can be rented for $25 to $150 per day. In addition, the Vancleave Shelter/Community Center, which is identical to the East Central Shelter, is available to rent for $250 per day rate by calling 228-826-4689, and the Civic Center in Pascagoula rents for $1600 a day. For more information about locations, size, and how to reserve them.
Although infrequent, it is important to remember that the County still reserves the right to cancel or interrupt any reservation or event for the use of a facility due to emergency needs.