Family and Friends Association for Magnolia Community Services

Become a Magnolia Member!

The Magnolia Community Services Family and Friends Association encourages family and friends’ participation in the activities and events occurring at Magnolia in order to provide the best possible environment for all the clients.

Please join Magnolia, and many other service providers, in this important call to action.

2018 Family and Friends Bylaws

Membership Benefits

Speakers Series

Join us to learn more about topics relevant to you as family members, caregivers and friends, including upcoming legislation, financial matters and more.


Meet, mingle and mix with other Association members.

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about the ways you can support Magnolia through annual events like the Moonlight on the River Gala and Magnolia Fest and ongoing activities like client recreation and ongoing fundraising.

Magnolia Administration and Staff Access

‘As a group, the Association seeks input (suggestions, concerns and ideas) from the administration, staff, family, caregivers, friends and clients regarding staff and client needs, so we can make informed decisions and prioritize wish lists.

2018-2019 Meetings

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tuesday, August 8, 2019

All meetings are held at 6:30 PM in the Nims Center on the main Magnolia campus at 100 Central Avenue. Meetings are open to the public.

Current Officers

President: Daphne Childress
Vice President: Vicky Michel
Treasurer: Susan McClain
Secretary: Winnie D’Angelo
Past President: Herb Bergeron

To contact the Family and Friends Association, please email

How to Join

The Family and Friends Association meetings are open to everyone, membership is not required for participation. The Family Association encourages all family members and friends to join and take an active role working with the staff at Magnolia Community Services to provide the best possible environment for all the clients. Suggested yearly dues: $25.

If you are a family member or friend interested in making a charitable contribution to Magnolia, please visit our donate page or call Darsey Walker at 504.731.1397