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1. Fall work day will be Saturday, Oct 13, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Spring work day will be Saturday,  April 13, 2019.
    Volunteers are needed for these events. Bring tools to work with (gloves, shovels, rakes, saws, trimmers, etc.) We bring lunch  to share with each other and enjoy some fellowship time. You need to  be  mindful there is no electricity or water/restroom facilities at the site. Lawn chairs are advisable for that needed rest at lunch. 
   What is involved: We trim bushes and trees, rake leaves, remove vines from fences, spread dirt, clean ( brush ) and / or repair  tombstones, repair fences, etc. Basically anything to make the cemetery look better.
2.  Next Annual Meeting will be in  August 17, 2019 at the Cayce Baptist Church at 2:00 pm (The church is located approximately 1 mile north of the cemetery at 4070 Cayce Road)
3. Please remember that New Salem Cemetery is supported only by membership fees and donations. 
     Any funds along with name, address, phone number ,and  e-mail  should be sent to New Salem Cemetery Corp., 655 Cayce Road, Byhalia, MS 38611
    Membership fees $20.00 per person annually
    Contributions of $25, $50, $100, $250, etc
    Memorial Gifts
    Honorary Gifts
4.  If you would like to receive reminders of events sponsored by the New Salem Cemetery Corporation  Please send  e-mail address  to   president@newsalemcemtery.org 
5.  If you have any old  photos of New Salem Cemetery burials, families or individuals please let Mary Rose know by email.   crose02@comcast.net 
     Also appreciate any info of family ancestry that can be added to a history repository.