Second Chance Gala


This exclusive event is a night celebrating the accomplishments of second chance heroes in areas of returning citizens, employment and legal advocacy as well as individuals and groups who promote re-entry during the previous calendar year in north Mississippi.

Hero Award Categories

During this honorary evening, we will present the following awards to those who were committed to their second chances and provided access to re-entry:

  • Second Chance Heroes
  • Sheriff Bill Rasco Award
  • Business Hero
  • Attorney Hero
  • Faith-in-Action Hero
  • Philanthropic Hero
  • Board Member of the Year
  • Staff Member of the Year

Red Carpet & Silent Auction

Feel like a true Hollywood VIP when you walk the red carpet that leads you to browse selected items in the silent auction.

Dinner & Program

Enjoy a three-course meal with fellow second chance heroes and advocates followed by a program that will celebrate and award our selected second chance heroes.

Gala After Party

Following the Second Chance Gala, the After Party invites guests to dance late into the night with live entertainment, cocktails, and small bites.