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Excitement building for Business Woman of the Year luncheon

The Business Woman of the Year Luncheon is always a favorite event at the EXPO as it honors outstanding women from across the state. This year’s luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday with sponsors AT&T, Regions Bank, St. Dominic Health Services and the Mississippi Economic Council. A video presentation will highlight the accomplishments of the 2007 class of ...

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Networking, great food and music on tap at Business After Hours

Business After Hours is a popular event each year at the EXPO. A packed house is expected again when the super networking party begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday. This year’s sponsors are the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, Business Communications Inc. (BCI), and WLBT-TV 3. The festive reception is a great way to end a day at the EXPO with outstanding ...

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Sponsors, recipients proud to be part of Top 40 Under 40

Everyone loves a winner. That may be why the Top 40 Under 40 luncheon is always a sellout at EXPO. This year’s recognition luncheon will be Wednesday, January 16 and is sponsored by Adams and Reese law firm, BancorpSouth Bank and Cellular South. It is expected to again be standing room only as friends, family and co-workers gather to honor ...

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Bright and early start to EXPO with Best Places to Work breakfast

Awards programs have long been an integral part of the Comcast Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO. The Top 40 Under 40 and Business Woman of the Year luncheons play to packed rooms each year. The programs make the EXPO much more than just a tradeshow. Again this year, the Best Places to Work Breakfast in Mississippi will kick off the ...

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Pampered pooches right at home at Madison’s Chateau le Pooch

Pooches who are used to being pampered will feel right at home in Madison’s new Chateau le Pooch. “It’s the Ritz Carlton for dogs,” said Joni South, owner of the new facility that boards dogs and cats while their owners are away. South opened the pup motel with her husband, Bill Hutchinson, after her own dog had a bad boarding ...

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New president takes over at BIPEC just as busy 2008 gets going

There’s been a leadership change at the Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC), but the services of this organization will continue in the same dependable way members expect and need. Vice president Van White is replacing retiring Richard Wilcox as president of the political research group founded in 1980. “After 40 years of keeping up with elections, I’m ready ...

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Four Seasons a family-owned car wash business like no other

When Lee Wheatley wanted to put a carwash in Madison, he knew it would have to be like no other carwash in the area. Madison’s strict building codes and high expectations meant that the business would have to blend in, yet stand out as superior to the norm. “We drove all over the country looking at carwashes, trying to gather ...

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Turnaround success story for North Sunflower Med Center

Closure was imminent. Only a matter of days remained before the doors to North Sunflower Medical Center (NSMC) would shut tightly. And the last one out would turn out the lights. Ruleville would have been without a hospital and yet another Delta community would be left without intensive medical treatment. But those lights stayed on and the doors remained open. ...

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