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Memorial Hospital receives award

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Memorial Hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for ...

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Butler Snow Attorneys elected Jackson Young Lawyers 2018 officers

Butler Snow attorneys La’Toyia J. Slay and Paul S. Rosenblatt were recently elected to leadership positions within Jackson Young Lawyers (JYL). Slay will serve as the President-elect and Rosenblatt will serve as the ‘Director 1’ post. “La’Toyia and Paul will bring great leadership to the Jackson Young Lawyers organization,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “This is a well-deserved ...

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Carr elected to Mississippi Tourism Association Executive Board

Kelli Carr, Director of Tourism at the Cleveland/Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce, has been elected to the executive board of the Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) to serve in the role of Secretary/Treasurer. Carr has served on the statewide board as a representative of the Delta region for the past 4 years. “The Mississippi Tourism Association is an organization that focuses ...

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Michael Crews honored as top Shelter Life Insurance agency

Michael Crews, Shelter Insurance® agent at Brandon, Mississippi, has been honored among the top Shelter agencies, based on life insurance operations during 2017. Crews has received the Life Star Award. The award is presented to the top 10 Shelter Insurance® agencies demonstrating the highest overall excellence in life insurance production and service during 2017. Crews also qualified for Shelter’s Conference ...

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Baker Donelson Achieves High Rankings in Chambers USA 2018

Ten attorneys from the Jackson office of Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the recently released 2018 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America’s leading lawyers for business. Of these attorneys, two were included in Band 1, the top tier in Chambers USA. Across the Firm, 79 Baker Donelson attorneys were ranked as leading ...

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L. Lavon Gray Accepted Into Forbes Coaches Council

L. Lavon Gray Consulting Group, LLC, of Madison, a leadership development and consulting company, has announced that company founder L. Lavon Gray has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business consultants and career coaches. Forbes Coaches Council members are hand-selected to become part of a network that has access to a variety of exclusive ...

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George McBride retires with 49 years of service

“After 49 years of service on the Natchez Trace Parkway, George McBride retires, and the Parkway loses a wealth of institutional knowledge,” stated Chief of Maintenance Barry Boyd. “For years, George’s goal was to retire with 50 years of service, but an opportunity that was just too good to pass up came George’s way, and he decided to leave us ...

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Butler Snow adds four attorneys to Ridgeland office

Butler Snow announced today that Andrea La’Verne Edney, W. Davis Frye, George Clanton (Clay) Gunn IV, and Adam D. Porter have joined the firm in its Ridgeland office. Edney and Porter will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group. Frye and Gunn will practice with Butler Snow’s tort, transportation and specialized litigation group. “We are fortunate ...

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Reunion names McCrimmon to Event Coordinator post

Marleigh McCrimmon was recently appointed Event Coordinator at Reunion Golf & Country Club in Madison. McCrimmon, a native of Greenwood, joins Reunion with an MBA from Mississippi State University. Most recently, she was Marketing and Community Liaison for Whole Foods Market. She also was Assistant Catering Director for Jackson’s Manship Wood Fired Kitchen.

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Oxford Treatment Center names new COO

Oxford Treatment Center has named Mark Stovall, CAT, CMHT, the former statewide head of substance abuse treatment oversight as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Stovall joined the center this spring with nearly 20 years experience in the coordination, development and management of inpatient chemical dependency and behavioral health programs. Stovall is the former director of the Bureau of Alcohol ...

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