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MASK: TEDx could be big for Jackson

By TIM MASK  For the MBJ Any of you who are familiar with much of the work I do or the efforts in which I am involved know that I am a huge advocate of Mississippi. I see our potential and all the innovative aspects of our society and it gets me really excited about the future. I’m the first ...

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BUSINESS PROFILE: Madison County Business League’s Collins brings people together through a variety of events

Born and raised in Pascagoula, Jan Collins remembers her younger years on the Coast with fondness. “The thing I loved most about growing up on the Coast was the lack of cliques,” she said. “Everybody had a sense of community, and we knew each other.” After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in marketing, Jan pursued ...

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Tim Mask tries to stop the ‘brain drain’

Tim Mask is vice president of brand planning and development with Maris, West & Baker advertising. He is the founder of the Mississippi Brain Drain Commission, which is devoted to keeping Mississippi’s homegrown intellectual capital in Mississippi. Q — What is the mission of the Mississippi Brain Drain Commission? A — The direct mission of the Mississippi Brain Drain Commission ...

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City launches first-ever summer internship program

GREENVILLE — The city of Greenville has launched its first internship program, set to begin this summer. The Go Greenville Summer Internship Program will offer college juniors, who graduated from a high school in Greenville, to intern with a Greenville business for 10 weeks this summer. Mayor Chuck Jordan said, “Not only will college students learn real-world experience, but the ...

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