Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Department of Human Services’

State groups report little impact from federal shutdown

JACKSON — Agency directors and spokesmen say Mississippi government is feeling little effect from the federal government’s partial shutdown that started last week. This includes the Department of Transportation, the Department of Education, the Department of Human Services and the Division of Medicaid — state agencies that handle large amounts of federal money. For now, […] [...]

Hermes heading facility

by MBJ Staff Published: December 14,2012

Tags: Jaquith Nursing Home, Mississippi Department of Human Services, Susan Hermes

Susan Hermes has been appointed executive director at Emeritus at Ridgeland Pointe. Hermes, a Brandon resident, previously served as an administrator of Jaquith Nursing Home in Whitfield. Prior to holding that post, she was the aging and adult services program manager for the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Hermes earned a bachelor’s of science in […] [...]

Matching food stamp recipients with state’s produce gains steam

by Ted Carter Published: November 9,2012

Tags: farmers markets, food stamps, Mississippi Department of Human Services, SNAP

More fresh vegetables and fruits are on the dinner tables of Mississippians who receive food stamps. This is thanks to a state-sponsored effort that provides farmers with a new market for their produce and establishes healthier diets for the 20 percent of the state’s population enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, state […] [...]

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