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Local firm helps promote world-record chocolate bar

Since founding Broadcast Media Group Inc. in Starkville in 1996, Robbie Coblentz has worked numerous marketing/PR campaigns all over the state and nation. The production company has won numerous awards for its work, including an international Telly Award just this past summer. But he and his team recently completed work on the promotion of a new world record that might ...

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Local firm helps promote world-record chocolate bar

Since founding Broadcast Media Group Inc. in Starkville in 1996, Robbie Coblentz has worked numerous marketing/PR campaigns all over the state and nation. The production company has won numerous awards for its work, including an international Telly Award just this past summer. But he and his team recently completed work on the promotion of a new world record that might ...

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Start of prep football season culmination of year-long efforts from booster clubs, parents

Mississippi’s high school football season started last week. The financial planning for it never stopped. Before toe met leather last Thursday and Friday nights, the booster clubs that pay for everything from Gatorade to field houses had spent months raising money to carry out their missions of providing private financial support to their respective programs. “We have several things we ...

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UM launches fundraiser for athletic programs

OXFORD — Ole Miss officials have announced a $150-million fund raising campaign, along with plans to replace the university’s basketball facility and improve Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Ole Miss athletic director Pete Boone announced the “Forward Together” program Tuesday. The university said $100 million come form premium seating charges in both venues and $50 million from philanthropic donations. In addition to the ...

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Gifts, grants for new pharmacy building top $10M

JACKSON — Gifts to the “Promises to Keep” campaign and two federal grants have provided the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy with more than $10 million to construct a building at the university’s Medical Center and endow scholarships and faculty support. The campaign’s lead gift was a pledge of more than $350,000 from Medical Marketing Economics, LLC, of Oxford. ...

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MSU sees new record in private gifts, pledges

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is announcing a new milestone of $80.3 million in outright private gifts and pledges of future support during the just-ended fiscal year. A 23 percent increase from FY 10, the record number represents the highest single-year giving total in the university’s 133-year history. John P. Rush, vice president for development and alumni, said the MSU ...

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SMCC planning to launch fundraising campaign

SUMMIT — Southwest Mississippi Community College officials hope a capital fundraising campaign will provide the college with money to help fund new dormitories, programs and equipment for the school. SMCC President Dr. Oliver Young said plans are ongoing for the fundraising effort, which is expected to begin in early 2011. A target amount has not been set, he said. The ...

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University alumni ramping up fundraising

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Alumni groups at some of Mississippi’s public universities are ramping up their private fundraising in hopes of decreasing the impact of state budget cuts. New initiatives have been planned at Jackson State and Mississippi Valley State, and others such as Mississippi State and the University of Southern Mississippi have set records for giving. Higher Education Commissioner Hank ...

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ADP kicks off 'Competitive Edge' campaign

HATTIESBURG — The Area Development Partnership (ADP) has launched Competitive Edge, the new fundraising initiative to underwrite an economic and community development program in the Greater Hattiesburg Area over the next five years. Competitive Edge, which is the third program of its kind for the ADP, will provide funding for economic development services, marketing for expanding local businesses and recruiting ...

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USM reacts to investigation of Foundation

HATTIESBURG — University of Southern Mississippi (USM) officials are working with the newly appointed University of Southern Mississippi Research Foundation board of directors and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) on a review of some actions approved by the previous Research Foundation Board. In a statement, USM president Martha Saunders said, “In 2009, the IHL ...

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