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BBB/Mississippi warns of potential Egg Bowl ticket scams

JACKSON — Better Business Bureau of Mississippi is warning fans to beware of potential scams by fake ticket sellers for the upcoming Egg Bowl between Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. “With our state getting national attention from the success of our state’s two schools, scammers will be looking to take advantage of the excitement,” says John O’Hara, ...

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BBB issues warning involving asphalt paving scam

JACKSON — The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging consumers to beware of a scam involving door-to-door salesmen offering low-cost quotes on asphalt paving. Over the past week, BBB has received calls and complaints from local consumers who were approached by salesmen offering to pave driveways for very low costs, claiming to use asphalt “left-over” from a larger paving job. ...

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BBB issues alert involving Mississippi Power scam

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi chapter of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) BBB is warning of a utility scam targeting Mississippi Power customers. John O’Hara, president and CEO of BBB Mississippi, reports that these type of scams will move from utility company to utility company and spread throughout our state. These scams will also move from utility company to utility ...

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BBB seats directors

The Better Business Bureau has named its 2013 executive board of directors. They are: chairman, James Finley, The Growth Coach, Jackson; chair-elect, Jeff Taylor, Two Men and a Truck, Ridgeland; treasurer, Mike Allen, ShoppingBargains.com, West Point; secretary, Foster Ellis Jr., General Maintenance Systems, Jackson; and, immediate past chair, Patricia Rucker, Entergy Mississippi, Madison.

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BBB seats directors

The Better Business Bureau has appointed six new board of directors members to serve a three-year term expiring December 2015. The new board members are Daryl Brown, Mississippi Power, Meridian; Carol Burger, United Way of the Capital Area, Jackson; Julia Garrett, Meyer & Rosenbaum, Meridian; Felicia Gavin, DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel, Vicksburg; Andrea Oscar-Hopkins, BankPlus, Jackson; and, Sean Westmoreland, Dixie ...

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BBB picks directors

The Better Business Bureau serving Mississippi has appointed five new members of the board of directors to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014. The new board members are Johnny Baker, Baker Insurance Services, Columbus; Don Glidewell, Think Anew, LLC , Ridgeland; Dr. William McHenry, Mississippi E-Center, Jackson; Karen Preston-Morf, ERA Advantage Real Estate, LLC, Oxford; and, Langston Rogers, Audibel ...

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Council of Better Business Bureaus celebrating its first 100 years

The year 1912 brought us the sinking of the Titanic and the birth of the Better Business Bureau. Both have become part of our vocabulary – the Titanic for hitting an iceberg and the Better Business Bureau for helping businesses avoid hitting one with their customers. While the non-profit Council of Better Business Bureaus has been around 100 years, the ...

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Read June 4 issue of the MBJ

>> LAUNCH IS NEAR GreenTech will begin MyCar production in Horn Lake next month— By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> HABITAT, OTHER NON-PROFITS FREE FROM MORTGAGE RULES Many of Habitat’s chapters feared they could not meet the SAFE Act rules— by Ted Carter

 >> TRUESOUTH READY TO INTRODUCE ITSELF Director says ticket sales strong ahead of marketing campaign— by ...

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MARTIN WILLOUGHBY: CEO of Better Business Bureau, John O’Hara, makes sure that quality comes first in his work

Integrity matters. A leader’s ability to lead is built upon a trust relationship. When there is a failure of integrity then the trust can be irrevocably broken. Integrity goes beyond simply being honest. Its definition means, “to be whole, integrated, and complete.” Dr. Henry Cloud, co-author of the bestseller Boundaries noted, “our character, the ability to meet the demands of ...

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