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Ohr-O’Keefe selects board

The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi has selected new executive board members for 2017. Cree Cantrell of Biloxi, a financial advisor for Edward Jones Investments, will serve as President; Sally Joachim of Joachim Design – Architectural and Landscape Solutions, also from Biloxi, will serve as Vice President; and Bruno Milanese of Bay Pest Control hails from Ocean Springs and ...

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Rotary recognizes Miller

Two honors were recently bestowed upon our long time District Secretary Gill Miller, longtime District Secretary of the Rotary Club of Edgewater in Biloxi. Miller received the Citation for Meritorious Service from The Rotary Foundation to recognize the money he has raised over the years for The Rotary Foundation. Club President Keith Clayton also announced that a new District Award ...

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IP honors team members

IP Casino Resort Spa recognized several outstanding team members for their service, dedication and work ethic in a recent ceremony. Team Members of the Month of November included front-of-house team members Yashiko Cooks-Whittle (Finance), Susan Fountain (Table Games) and Jeslin Swaby (Housekeeping); and back-of-house team members Alex Johnson (Food & Beverage), Dana Page (Finance) and Justin Warden (Facilities). In addition, ...

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McWilliams joins Back Bay

Back Bay Mission in Biloxi has named Dr. Anne McWilliams as the new Micah Day Center Case Manager. McWilliams, a native of Athens, Ala., first moved to Mississippi in 1982 to serve a church and then serve in campus ministry. She holds a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Asbury Theological Seminary, a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology ...

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Planning district recognized

Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) based in Jackson, Mississippi has received a 2016 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the three projects: The McNeely Plastics Expansion, City of Raymond City Hall and Boardroom Renovations, and the Town of Pelahatchie’s Comprehensive Plan. Pictured are, from left, Mike Monk, CEO, CMPDD; Jeff Kiely, President, National Association ...

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Dermatologist joins clinic

V. Ashley Ford, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Dermatology – South. Ford will assist Dr. Elizabeth Francis Rose. Dermatology – South, is a full-service dermatology clinic. Ford has worked at Hattiesburg Clinic since 2008.

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Turner joins Dale Partners

Julie Turner has joined Dale Partners Architects P.A. as Communications Coordinator.  Julie graduated from Mississippi State University in December of 2016 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing.  Julie will be responsible for proposals, communications and social media. Julie enjoys golfing and being active. She is a native of Clinton.

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Bell joins Southern Bone and Joint Specialists

Hallie Bell, M.D., a board certified neurologist, has joined the staff of Southern Bone and Joint Specialists, P.A. Bell received her a bachelor’s degree in biology from Mississippi State University. She received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She completed an internship from the University of Florida and her residency in neurology at UMMC. Bell completed ...

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Reeves earns certification

Erica Reeves, OTR/L, MS, CHT, an occupational therapist at St. Dominic Outpatient Rehabilitation Center and Hand Management Center in Jackson, has obtained the certified hand therapist credential. It is awarded by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission which involves meeting standards, developing a long-range career path, and acquiring the advanced study and training required to pass the certification examination. Reeves is ...

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Trustmark Bank promotes Johnson

Trustmark has promoted Janelle Johnson to First Vice President at its corporate headquarters in Jackson, where she serves as Human Resources Information Systems Manager. Johnson has 29 years of experience in human resources with Trustmark. She is a member of the Quest International User Group and a member of Country Woods Baptist Church, where she serves on the personnel committee.

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